It’s one of those final, bittersweet Fridays of the summer, and a dozen people are crowded around a picnic table at the El Bar in […]
Jim Kenney doesn’t want to be here. It’s mid-October, and we’re meeting in his sprawling office in City Hall to talk about something that should […]
The eyes of Damon Jacobs were slowly filling up with tears. It was a warm and busy day in late June, and at a national […]
Next week, when City Council starts its fall session, Bobby Henon is going to have to be in the same room with a reporter. For […]
When John Dougherty was raided by the FBI on August 5th, many reporters took note of the outfit he wore: white button-down shirt, khaki shorts, […]
The other day I answered a phone call and found myself taking a 15-minute survey about District Attorney Seth Williams and a former and possible […]
Councilman Bobby Henon is still refusing to answer any questions about the FBI’s raid of his offices 24 days ago.
A reporter’s worst fear is being called “silly” by an anonymous PR flack. So when that nightmare came to pass this morning after Billy Penn […]
I had a nice little chuckle the other day when I was reading the latest installment in a growing series of Inquirer stories about FBI investigations involving local […]
Seamus McCaffery, the former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice who resigned after getting caught swapping pornographic emails, is still moving and shaking in Philadelphia’s political scene. He […]
Twenty days ago, the offices of Council Majority Leader Bobby Henon — as well as the home of his powerful ally John “Johnny Doc” Dougherty — were raided by […]
Former City Representative Desiree Peterkin Bell sued City Controller Alan Butkovitz yesterday, claiming he defamed her earlier this month by saying she used a city-established nonprofit “as […]
It’s been 19 days since the FBI raided City Councilman Bobby Henon’s office, and he still won’t answer any questions about it.
Everyone who parks a car in the median on South Broad Street is breaking the law, but traditionally, the Philadelphia Parking Authority has looked the other […]