The Pennsylvania attorney general has joined an investigation into last week’s special election to fill a seat in the state House of Representatives. Read more »
Philly’s Fraternal Order of Police union chief John McNesby met with President Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday. Read more »
Reports of “coywolves” are on the rise in the Philly area.
You’re probably wondering what a coywolf is – and we’re here to help. Apparently, it’s a mix between a dog, a coyote and/or (maybe?) a wolf. Read more »
SEPTA proposed an ambitious $727.2 million budget on Monday.
The funding – which would reflect an almost $180 million increase over last year’s budget, if approved – would go toward the agency’s “Rebuilding the System” initiative, a lofty plan to overhaul the city’s aging transportation infrastructure, vehicles and technology. The initiative dates back to the 2013 passage of Act 89, legislation that revamped the state’s commitment to transportation. Read more »
During a speech in Washington, D.C. today, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said that so-called sanctuary cities – or jurisdictions that do not comply with federal immigration laws – will not receive grants from the Department of Justice moving forward. Read more »
Police pulled a dead body out of the Schuylkill River near Center City this morning.
The male corpse washed up near the 2500 block of Locust Street, close to the Schuylkill Banks Boardwalk. According to CBS3, the body was too decomposed for officials to immediately identify the man’s race or age.
Police are reportedly investigating.
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