Philadelphia

We finally know who at least one of the arrestees is in the infamous Starbucks arrest situation. His name is Rashon Nelson and he’s a member of Omega Psi Phi, which as you know, is a member of Divine Nine group of historically Black fraternities and sororities. PHOTO: Facebook Watch new, full video of the […]

Senate Education Committee chairman John Eichelberger reportedly said during a town hall meeting that he blames failing urban school systems for minority students dropping out of college and that money would be better spent training them for vocational programs.

The 11-term lawmaker immediately relinquished his post as the top Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees the Justice Department after his indictment last July.

On Thursday, officials in Philadelphia passed a resolution that not only honors Major League Baseball legend Jackie Robinson's color barrier-breaking appearance in the city in 1947 but also serves as a formal apology. On April 15, the day that Robinson shattered the barrier, his widow will receive a formal apology for the mistreatment her husband faced, NBC Philadelphia reports.

He found a concrete spot on Sesame Street as Mr. Handford, who ran Hooper's Store on the show from 1990 to 1998. Fans took to Twitter to offer condolences to the beloved actor.

Officials are looking into a possible hate crime in which a severed pig’s head was thrown in front of a North Philadelphia mosque. According to Philly, the incident happened around 11 p.m. on Sunday. Surveillance cameras caught a suspicious red van driving near the Al Aqsa Islamic Society. The vehicle drove past the mosque twice; the second time, the pig’s […]

Linda Weston, the woman responsible for imprisoning mentally disabled adults in a boiler room has been sentenced to life in prison.

by Sheilah Belle While Philadelphia continues to pull together last minute touches for the arrival of Pope Francis in the coming weeks, the Queen of…

Video posted Wednesday of Philadelphia police officers beating and kicking a man as he lay face down during an April arrest has prompted an internal…

Summer has officially graced us with her long-awaited presence, a season that means longer days of fun at amusement parks, days at the beach, and swimming pools for…

It’s been almost a week since the Amtrak derailment tragedy took place in Philadelphia, and the railroad company has decided to restore service between New…

UPDATE: 6/13/15 1:01 P.M.  A Philadelphia fire official has confirmed a body was pulled from the wreckage Wednesday afternoon, increasing the death toll to seven.…