Philadelphia

11/17/17 3:51am
University City was founded in 1997 as the result of a partnership between major institutions in the area, including Penn, Drexel, University of the Sciences, who wanted to make the area more attractive to developers and businesses. 
11/15/17 3:26am
According to the Division of Public Safety, the student surrendered his bag and the two suspects fled east on Walnut Street. 
11/10/17 1:54am
The park will be part of the $3.5 billion Schuylkill Yards project, which will encompass the area between 30th Street Station and Drexel University. 
11/08/17 7:33pm
This is not the first time PennDesign has taken steps to reinvigorate Philadelphia’s urban landscape. 
11/08/17 2:55am
Krasner, who has no prior experience as a prosecutor, beat Republican Beth Grossman, a former Democrat and assistant district attorney. 
11/07/17 5:28am
Rizzo served as police commissioner during the 1960s and as mayor from 1972 to 1980. He had notoriously tense relationships with the Philadelphia's black and LGBTQ communities during his tenure as a top city official. 
11/07/17 5:00am
Already popular in New York City, the sidewalk kiosks or “Links” have USB ports and provide Wi-Fi hotspots throughout the city.
11/07/17 1:25am
"Amazon isn’t just 50,000 jobs and an office complex over the tracks. It’s 50,000 jobs and an office complex over the tracks controlled by a single negotiator."
10/26/17 4:48am
The company has promised more than $5 billion in investments and 50,000 jobs for the city that wins the bid for its second headquarters. 
10/26/17 2:50am
Seth Williams, who resigned from his post in June after pleading guilty to charges of bribery, extortion and fraud, was given the maximum prison sentence.
10/23/17 9:34pm
The protests spanned two days during the weekend of Saturday, Oct. 21 and was organized by Philly for REAL Justice, a grassroots organization protesting "the system of white supremacy."
10/18/17 2:28am
Amber Hikes, a 2008 graduate of the School of Social Policy & Practice, said her experience as a social worker is rooted in her education in University City. 
10/30/18 3:13am
Research from consulting firm McKinsey found that physical jobs, such as operating machinery or preparing fast food, could be at risk because of advanced automation.
05/14/18 3:01pm
The survey was based on overall quality of food, curb appeal, cleanliness, and value for money spent.
07/14/17 3:46am
The student called 911, prompting DPS to send a UPennAlert to the university community at 8 p.m. and a subsequent all-clear message at 8:23 p.m. 
07/06/17 12:26am
Some students said details of the transition from the Fresh Grocer to Acme hasn't been communicated clearly by the administration. 
06/01/17 2:17am
The Philadelphia statute prohibits employers from asking for an applicant’s wage history, a practice shown to adversely affect the salaries of women and people of color. Although passed by unanimous vote in December, the law has sparked strong resistance and is now in suspension pending litigation.
05/17/17 2:20am

Progressive Larry Krasner wins Phila. Democratic DA primary

Penn Law School professor Joe Khan held steady in second place, trailing Krasner by about 15 percentage points.
04/24/17 10:04pm
Police escorted a man in handcuffs out of Huntsman Hall on Monday around 12:30 a.m., College freshman Elizabeth Beugg, who witnessed the events, said.
04/19/17 7:57pm
The museum is 118,000 square feet on 3rd and Chestnut streets, according to 6abc. Its opening ceremony, which began at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and ended in the outdoor plaza of the museum, featured a keynote address by former Vice President Joe Biden.