Monsignor William Lynn is the first high-ranking official of the Roman Catholic church in America to be convicted and sentenced to prison. He was accused in the Philadelphia priest sex abuse scandal.
A federal jury on Friday found not liable all the defendants in a suit brought by a Northeast man who claimed he was persecuted by employees of the city’s Community Life Improvement Project.
The District Attorney’s office will retry the Rev. James Brennan on attempted rape and endangering children charges.
The Philadelphia Housing Authority has endorsed a plan to redevelop the former Liddonfield Homes public housing complex in Upper Holmesburg into a new campus for Holy Family University.
Now in its second year, the Torresdale Foot Hockey League brings kids & parents together
Auditions in Northeast Philly for TV's 'The Biggest Loser' draw a hopeful crowd.
— JEVS celebrates its 70th anniversary by continuing to help refugees find employment in the United States.
— Tom McGrath's latest charity run is from New York City to Annapolis, with a stop in Northeast Philly on Sunday night. He's raising money for a memorial to be built for Commodore Barry.