• July 28, 2014

    As Nutter weighs decriminalizing pot, arrests continue in cities with similar law

    As pressure mounts for Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter to sign a bill passed by City Council decriminalizing the possession of about an ounce or les...
  • July 28, 2014

    Through bonds of mentorship, Philly student defies culture of low expectations

    While the Philadelphia School District grapples with systemic funding shortfalls,students rely now more than ever on relationships with adults outside...
  • July 25, 2014

    Doctor's quick action kept Darby hospital gunman from killing others, authorities say

    The man who killed a 53-year old caseworker and wounded a doctor at the Mercy-Fitzgerald Hospital in Delaware County Thursday planned to kill more peo...
  • July 25, 2014

    Philadelphians welcome unofficial news that Pope Francis will visit next year

    Philadelphia was buzzing Friday after a report said Archbishop Charles Chaput had officially confirmed that Pope Francis would attend next September&#...
  • July 25, 2014 |  What Are We Thinking?

    Poll: A quarter of smokers say they'll curb their smoking with higher cigarette taxes

    As Harrisburg ponders a $2-per-pack smoking tax in Philadelphia to help fund the city's schools, new national data give us insights from smokers&...
  • July 25, 2014 |  Get Out of Town: Shore Edition

    8 ways to keep kids safe down the shore this summer

    Here's a list of ways to keep kids safe and happy on the beach.
  • July 24, 2014

    'Philadelphia 11' blazed trail for female priests in the Episcopal Church

    Forty years ago, women were ordained for the first time as Episcopal priests at the Church of the Advocate in North Philadelphia. It was an illegal ce...
  • July 24, 2014 |  RECAP

    The appeal of 'things in jars' with Prof. Ouch

    There are plenty of gaffes — or fakes — in the world of curiosities, but for one Philadelphia collector, even fabricated cryptids can be a source of e...
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