- Civil rights leader, journalist Jerry Mondesire dies at 65 Updated: Oct-05-15 4:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Former Philadelphia NAACP president J. Whyatt "Jerry" Mondesire, a longtime civil rights activist, editor and publisher, has died. He was 65.
- Philadelphia mayor says pope's visit a tremendous success Updated: Sep-28-15 9:43 pm
PHILADELPHIA - City and Catholic leaders on Monday heralded Pope Francis' weekend visit as a success while acknowledging complaints from pilgrims who got stuck in long security lines and businesses that saw underwhelming demand.
- Pope Francis' visit to Philadelphia, by the numbers Updated: Sep-28-15 7:34 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The pope's visit to Philadelphia, by the numbers:
- Things to know for Monday in the state of Pennsylvania Updated: Sep-28-15 9:54 am
A daily look at late-breaking news, coming events and stories that will be talked about in Pennsylvania on Monday.
- Empty tables, deserted streets for pope's Philadelphia visit Updated: Sep-28-15 9:09 am
PHILADELPHIA - One restaurant owner spent $7,500 on food she couldn't sell. A smoothie shop's business was down more than 50 percent.
- Philadelphia giving pope a bike with angel wing chain guard Updated: Sep-22-15 3:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia has a couple of gifts for visiting Pope Francis - an ivory-bone China bowl featuring images of Independence Hall and St. Peter's Basilica, and a bike with a chain guard shaped like an angel's wing.
- World Meeting to pay Philadelphia $12M to cover pope costs Updated: Sep-22-15 9:03 am
PHILADELPHIA - A contract shows the World Meeting of Families will reimburse Philadelphia for the $12 million it's spending on preparations for Pope Francis' visit.
- Workers find bedbugs in Philadelphia City Hall Updated: Sep-17-15 2:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Employees who staff Philadelphia City Hall's 311 call center have been sent home early after a bedbug infestation was found in the office's carpet.
- City Controller: Nutter should lose 'weak' Trump imitation Updated: Sep-17-15 7:26 am
PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter criticized a special investigation into the city's Department of Licenses and Inspections, while the report's author compared the mayor to Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.
- Philadelphia hotels slashing prices for pope's visit Updated: Sep-13-15 2:14 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia's hotel industry said Friday there's still plenty of room at the inn for Pope Francis' visit this month.