Thousands of school employees, including many in the River Wards, will be laid off in July unless the district gets needed funds.
Philadelphia was largely lucky during hurricanes Irene and Sandy last year. This year, storms could be “extremely active.” Here's how to get a jump on them and protect yourself.
Eight-year-old Bustleton girl petitions to halt district layoffs.
A judge today ordered lengthy prison terms for a priest and a former Catholic school teacher who were convicted of molesting a 10-year-old boy at St. Jerome's parish in the 1990s.
More than 3,700 School District employees received pink slips in what could prove to be the largest job cut in almost 40 years.
Baldi pupils with big hearts make blankets for kids who live in shelters.
The School District of Philadelphia, facing a more than $300 million deficit, threatened to lay off employees, and today, it did.
A robber involved in the 2010 fatal shooting of Lawndale jeweler William Glatz Jr. was convicted of second-degree murder last week.
Local author explores the former mental hospital’s history in a new book.
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.