Thousands of school employees, including many in the River Wards, will be laid off in July unless the district gets needed funds.
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.
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.
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.
Members of the 2nd Police District Advisory Council honored four patrolmen as officers of the month for February and March during its May 14 meeting at the Philadelphia Protestant Home.