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Philly Housing Authority officially opens new headquarters
New PHA building and an influx of workers is expected to continue boosting Ridge Avenue Corridor. Bella's Restaurant and Grill is already seeing a surge of customers.
8 hours ago
Former Phillies ace Roy Halladay elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame
Halladay's best season came in 2010, his first following a blockbuster trade to Philadelphia. The All-Star pitcher died in a plane crash in 2017.
9 hours ago
City gets behind ‘good cause’ eviction law, but with some reservations about next steps
The “good cause” eviction bill requiring landlords to have a reason — such as non-payment of rent — for ending a month-to-month lease.
10 hours ago
After wearing FBI wire, former Wilmington Trust banker still gets 21 months in prison
Joseph Terranova secretly recorded a Wilmington Trust colleague and developers during their canasta games. He was the government's key witness but is still going to prison.
12 hours ago
Former U.S. Sen. Harris Wofford of Pa. dies at 92
Harris Wofford, the former Pennsylvania U.S. senator and lifelong advocate for civil rights, social justice and expanded health care, has died at age 92.
13 hours ago
Independent bookstores are coming back in Philly, across the U.S.
Chain retailers are struggling, but there are many reasons why independent bookstores are thriving in Philly and other places across the U.S.
Boys school shuts down amid fallout over Washington videos
Longer videos from wider perspectives emerged later over the Martin Luther King holiday weekend.
Homeless man in GoFundMe case extradited back to New Jersey
A homeless veteran accused of engaging in a GoFundMe scheme has been extradited back to New Jersey after being taken into custody across the river in Philadelphia.
Philabundance sets up weekly food provisions for U.S. workers missing paychecks
A Philadelphia nonprofit is working with several organizations to set up opportunities to provide free food staples to furloughed workers.
14 hours ago
Supreme Court returns to gun rights for 1st time in 9 years
The Supreme Court said Tuesday it will take up its first gun rights case in nine years, a challenge to New York City's prohibition.
15 hours ago
DA: New Mumia Abu-Jamal files show no sign of judge conflict
Philadelphia prosecutors say they've found no hint from newly found files in a former Black Panther's police slaying case that a judge involved had a conflict of interest.
16 hours ago
Harris Wofford, activist who served in Senate, dies at 92
Former U.S. Sen. Harris Wofford of Pennsylvania, a civil rights activist who staged an upset Senate win in 1991, has died. He was 92.
Will its own success sabotage the garden state’s solar sector?
Add up solar installations — deployed and in the pipeline — and New Jersey has reached the point which current subsidies expire — before a new program has been put in place.
Amid Pa. gambling expansion, questions arise about federal laws
Pennsylvania is in the middle of rolling out a slate of gambling expansions, including online gaming.
17 hours ago
‘Roma’ and ‘The Favourite’ lead Oscar nominations
Eight best picture nominations emerged on Tuesday morning: Black Panther, BlacKkKlansman, The Favourite, Vice, Green Book, Bohemian Rhapsody, Roma and A Star Is Born.
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