Philly Metro Area Slips to 7th-Largest in the U.S.

Philadelphia is growing. But it’s also losing ground. New estimates released today by the U.S. Census Bureau show the metropolitan area — which also includes […]


Study: Segregation Is Bad for Your Health

Segregation makes you sick. That’s one of the conclusions of the 2016 County Health Rankings released earlier this month, and it’s a bit of news […]


Morning Headlines: DNC Security Won’t Shut Down City

Good morning, Philadelphia. Here’s what you need to know today: Security for the Democratic National Convention will be tight. But officials say it won’t bring […]


Wolf Will Let GOP Budget Become Law

Gov. Tom Wolf today said he would let a Republican-passed state budget become law, ending — at long last — the budget impasse that has […]


Is the Future of the Music Biz?

A quick look at suggests it might be a music-loving hippie’s dream come true. There are concert-length live performances from such jam-band perennials as […]


Pa. Legislature Mulls Lead Crackdown

Philadelphia officials may be promising that city water is safe from lead, but legislators in Harrisburg want to renew he state’s efforts to prevent a […]

Wilt Chamberlain

Recording of Wilt Chamberlain’s 100-Point Game to be Preserved by Library of Congress

A recording of the fourth-quarter of Wilt Chamberlain’s famous 100-point game will be preserved by the Library of Congress, the institution announced today. The recording […]


Morning Headlines: Rendell Skeptical of Soda Tax

Good morning, Philadelphia. Here’s what you need to know today: Ed Rendell is sounding skeptical about Mayor Kenney’s proposed soda tax. Rendell went on Rich […]


Praise for Penn’s Philadelphia Grid

Turns out that William Penn was one smart dude. We know that in Philadelphia, of course, but here comes The Guardian, pouring praise onto Penn […]


Police: This Guy Exposed Himself to Amish Women — Because They Couldn’t Call for Help

A Lancaster County man has been accused of exposing himself to Amish and Mennonite women — doing so because he knew they lacked the capability to […]


Brussels-to-Philly Flight Canceled

The deadly terror attacks in Brussels have resulted in the cancelation of at least one flight into Philadelphia. “American Airlines flight 751 from Brussels to […]


Morning Headlines: Tougher DUI Penalties Possible

Good morning, Philadelphia. The big story today is the deadly terror attacks in Brussels. Here’s what you need to know, locally, today: The Pa. House […]


Comcast and Amazon Are Joining Forces

Comcast announced today it will begin selling cable and Internet service through the website.. first reported that Amazon has created a page called the “Amazon […]


Did Ed Rendell “Mess Up” Taxes for DNC Donors?

The New York Post is reporting that Ed Rendell started collecting donations before the city’s Democratic National Convention Host Committee received its official 501(c)(3) nonprofit […]


Police: Deadly Toll Plaza Robbery Committed by Retired Trooper

Officials say that a retired Pennsylvania State Trooper killed two men during an attempted toll plaza robbery on Sunday, then was killed in a shootout […]