For the third time this year, Mayor Michael Nutter has backed out of a speaking engagement with the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.
City Controller Alan Butkovitz was confident heading into the May 21 Democratic primary, but did not expect a blowout victory.
A City Council committee last week unanimously approved a measure that would absolve property owners who lose assessment appeals of interest payments on their 2014 taxes.
Philadelphia police and the FBI believe that the same unidentified man has attempted to rob banks in the Northeast and in Bridesburg in recent weeks.
Thursday, May 30
The archdiocese received one sexual misconduct allegation against the Rev. James J. Collins, who retired from Holy Family University earlier this year.