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Jogger Says No One Helped as Teens Attacked Her on Schuylkill River Trail

A South Philadelphia woman says she was attacked by a group of teens on the Schuylkill River Trail on Tuesday night — and that none […]

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Teamsters to Pro-Soda Tax Lawmakers: No More Campaign Money For You

What do special interest groups want for their campaign donations? Are they looking for favors, access, or just a sympathetic ear? Most of the time, voters can only speculate (and worry) about the answers […]

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Police: Woman Slashed in Face on Schuylkill River Trail

Police say a 24-year-old woman was attacked on the Schuylkill River Trail around 3 o’clock Thursday afternoon, according to multiple news reports. The woman was […]

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Sorry, But the Johnson-Feibush Verdict Won’t End Councilmanic Prerogative

The verdict in the federal civil lawsuit between Point Breeze developer Ori Feibush and 2nd District Councilman Kenyatta Johnson was remarkable for a couple reasons. […]

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The Ori Feibush V. Kenyatta Johnson Verdict Is In: Feibush Won

A jury determined on Wednesday that Councilman Kenyatta Johnson blocked the sale of two vacant lots in Point Breeze to developer Ori Feibush in an […]

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Ori Feibush and Kenyatta Johnson Testify in Court Fight Over Point Breeze Properties

Trial hearings began Tuesday morning in a federal civil lawsuit filed by Point Breeze developer Ori Feibush, who claims that 2nd District Councilman Kenyatta Johnson […]

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Kenyatta Johnson Vs. Ori Feibush Starts Today. Here’s What You Need to Know

Editor’s note: This story has been updated to reflect a correction. The city-owned properties in question have not been sold.  Jury selection starts this morning […]

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There Might Be a Car-Free #OpenStreets Weekend This Fall

Philadelphia may have its first official “Open Streets” event early this fall. Mike Dunn, a spokesman for Mayor Jim Kenney, said the city is “planning […]

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City Council Holds Marathon Hearing on Youth Gun Violence

Cherie Ryans sat quietly in the back of City Council chambers this morning, propping up a poster with a black-and-white photo of her son. Terence Ryans […]

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Council Looks to Create a Commission on Youth Gun Violence

The Philadelphia City Council appears ready to ask voters to approve a new commission to seek answers to the city’s ongoing problem with gun violence. […]

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Kenyatta Johnson’s Email Was Hacked — and Used for Phishing Scam

No, Kenyatta Johnson does not need your money. No, he is not stranded in the Philippines. And yes, an old email account of his was […]

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Here’s the Gap Between the Minimum Wage and Cost of Living in Philly

A new tool by MIT shows the enormous gulf between the minimum wage in and the cost of living in Philadelphia. The state’s $7.25 minimum wage would […]

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Could Philadelphia Afford a $15 Minimum Wage?

The fight for a $15 minimum wage in Philadelphia has picked up a little bit of steam this past year: Protesters rallied for it, City Council […]

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If Fattah Goes Down, Who Would Voters Replace Him With?

It finally happened: Philadelphia Democratic U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah was indicted on corruption charges Wednesday. Already, political insiders are wondering if the congressman will resign in the coming months or simply choose not […]

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The City Shuts Down Point Breeze’s Pop-Up Beer Garden

[Updated at 6:15 p.m.] The War on Pop Up-Beer Gardens is back. On Wednesday, a beer garden located in Philadelphia’s Point Breeze neighborhood closed after it received a cease-and-desist […]