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Owners of 21 Chinese Restaurants Sue Philly for Racial Discrimination

If you’ve spent any time in the various neighborhoods of Philadelphia, from Kingsessing all the way up to Bustleton, you know that it’s hard to […]

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Feds Go After Spread Bagelry Over Unpaid Wages

Popular Philadelphia eatery Spread Bagelry has gotten itself into trouble with the federal government over unpaid wages. United States Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta has […]

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Is Another Financial Scandal Brewing at the Seaport Museum?

Debralynn Murdock‘s time at the Independence Seaport Museum on Penn’s Landing was short. The South Philly native was hired as the nonprofit’s controller in September […]

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Philly Doc Wins Pregnancy Discrimination Lawsuit Against CHOP

Back in April, we told you about former Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) doctor Kaede Ota, who filed a pregnancy discrimination lawsuit against CHOP. Well, […]

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GoFundMe Says John Bobbitt Will Get All the Money Donated to Him

Well, the whole “$400,000 Raised for Homeless Good Samaritan in Philadelphia” story that went way viral last year has turned into quite a mess, with […]

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Fired PECO HR Exec Says the Company Discriminates Against White Men

Recently, there have been a number of prominent reverse discrimination lawsuits against companies like Google and YouTube. There was even one filed by former City […]

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This Woman Calls SugarHouse a Terrible Place to Work for Breastfeeding Moms

SugarHouse Casino on the Philadelphia waterfront regularly touts itself as the “best place to work” in the city. It’s all over its website. But one […]

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Sister of Phillies Owner Sues Firm Over Inheritance Dispute

After settling out of court with billionaire brother John Middleton, the principal owner of the Phillies, for a $22 million slice of the family’s tobacco […]

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Philly School Called FBI on Pakistani Boy Over This School Project, Says Suit

“As long as I’ve been here, I’ve known this school to be nothing but accepting.” That’s what Ralph Ciarroco, the friendly principal at Northeast Philadelphia’s […]

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Cop Who Hit Woman at Puerto Rican Parade Sues Over Denied Promotion

There are some Philly characters who, just when you think you’ve finally heard the last of them, pop right back up again. Boston Marathon Dad […]

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Insta-Famous Philly Tattoo Artist Says She’s Victim of Facebook “Fake Ad” Scams

Kristel Oreto is a Philly tattoo artist, but she’s not just any Philly tattoo artist. Oreto, who works out of East Kensington’s Seven Swords Tattoo […]

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Fed-Up Neighbors Sue Chestnut Hill Market Over “Nuisance” Beer Garden

After a year of public grappling and tense negotiations that yielded little progress, a group of neighbors in Chestnut Hill has jointly filed a civil […]

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Skinny Jeans Inventor Claims QVC Stole Her Designs

A Manhattan-based fashion designer has filed a federal lawsuit against the West Chester-based home shopping network QVC alleging that the $8.8 billion company stole her […]

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Parents: Wawa Cashier Spilled Cup of Hot Water on Our 3-Year-Old

Calling to mind a famous case from the ’90s, a couple visiting from Virginia has filed a lawsuit against Wawa after a cashier at a […]

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One of the “Worst Landlords in Philadelphia” Sues Over Negative Reviews

When Temple graduate Ofo Ezeugwu launched his “Yelp for renters” startup WhoseYourLandlord.com in 2014, it seemed like a pretty intriguing idea. Regular people were already […]