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City Council voted on Thursday to override a mayoral veto of a bill that will restrict the development of new medical offices in Northeast Philadelphia's 6th and 10th Councilmanic Districts.
Drake has announced that he is slated to build a recording studio in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's Strawberry Mansion High School.
A 23-year-old Philadelphia man, charged with killing a woman and her three children while he was allegedly drag racing on Roosevelt Boulevard, has now pleaded guilty in an unrelated federal fraud case.
Sure, there may be times when ancestors get "handed to us on a silver platter," but that's not very often.
An arresting visual display was attracting attention today on the campus of Villanova University , where students and faculty members put together a memorial to last year's victims of gun violence in Philadelphia.
Two Philadelphia nonprofits got some deserved recognition today - and a big financial boost - from the charitable arm of a huge banking conglomerate.
City Council members have reached what officials are calling an "historic" agreement to rein in a longstanding Philadelphia problem: how to dispose of tens of thousands of vacant properties and lots.
Nearly 35 years after Rocky Balboa returned for his first sequel, Philadelphia's favorite adopted son has inspired city runners to go to the distance.
A 17-year-old Philadelphia boy charged with witness intimidation and making terrorist threats by way of Twitter pleaded guilty Wednesday in family court.
A pizza delivery driver is shot and critically injured in Overbrook, in what police say appears to be an ambush.
The Philadelphia Inquirer said the 17-year-old Martin Luther King High School student pleaded guilty Wednesday in Family Court to witness intimidation and terroristic threats.
Customs agents in Philadelphia have seized more than 100 pounds of khat, a stimulant commonly used in parts of Africa and the Middle East but illegal in the United States.
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board said Wednesday revenue fell 1.3 percent in November compared to the same month in 2012.
A house fire claimed the life of a woman and injured her husband Tuesday morning in the Strawberry Mansion section of Philadelphia.
A driver was arrested on DUI charges after he struck and injured a man with his car and then fled the scene early Wednesday morning in Southwest Philadelphia.