• July 24, 2017

    With 20 homicides in 2017, Chester could surpass recent murder record

    Since Friday, two people have been shot and killed in the Chester, Pa. A third, an 11-year-old boy, was struck by a stray bullet but is in stable cond...
  • July 24, 2017

    Philadelphia offers to reform use of forfeiture funds, but critics say that's not enough

    The city of Philadelphia has been grappling with a lawsuit over its controversial civil asset forfeiture program since 2014, and city officials are no...
  • July 24, 2017 |  NewsWorks Tonight

    Were these cartoons too funny for The New Yorker magazine?

    Since its inception in 1925, the New Yorker has published some 70,000 cartoons featuring the likes of Charles Addams, George Booth, Saul Steinberg, an...
  • July 24, 2017

    Conrail cleanup challenge: helping Philly heroin users into treatment

    Dominic Taraborrelli’s house on Tusculum Street faces ground zero of Philadelphia’s heroin epidemic. Weeds and bushes obscure his view of the Conrail...
  • July 24, 2017 |  Shapiro on Theater

    Review: It certainly is 'As You Like It,' (Pa. Shakespeare Festival)

    "As You Like It," Shakespeare's tale of outcasts who flee to the forest and proceed to ruminate deliciously on love, contains some of h...
  • July 21, 2017 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Gallup polls Americans on smoking, marijuana use, and McCain's image

    NewsWorks Tonight host Dave Heller sits down for his weekly conversation with Gallup's Frank Newport to talk about trends in U.S. opinion.
  • July 21, 2017

    Down and out: Williams loses city pension payments

    Former Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams is in prison now, but he's lost more than his freedom with his guilty plea to bribery last mo...
  • July 21, 2017

    Sessions calls for end to sanctuary cities in Philly speech; Mayor, top cop, protesters disagree [photos]

    Updated Friday, June 21, 2017 3:00 p.m. Speaking to a packed audience of law enforcement officials in Center City this morning, U.S. Attorney General...
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