Fishtown gives Wynn the thumbs-up; Councilman Henon retracts Cokie rezoning bill in Bridesburg and SugarHouse settles illegal dumping claim while planning for expansion.
A police officer from Northeast Philadelphia who suffered a heart attack while struggling with a suspect last week is out of a coma.
Samantha Pawlucy, 16, wore a Romney-Ryan shirt to school one day. After her math teacher mocked her and was removed from teaching that class, Pawlucy’s now the focus of a nationwide discussion on free speech. She returned to school Tuesday for a short time, but will now reportedly transfer.
In this week's Riverward Rant, Joe Quigley discusses the differences between North Catholic High School and the Kensington Culinary Arts High School.
Wesley Cook, better known as Mumia Abu-Jamal, did the dirtiest deed of all. He killed a Philly cop in cold blood. Now, 30 insane years after he shot Officer Daniel Faulkner in the face, Abu-Jamal is, quite literally, getting away with murder.