Philadelphia police detective claims she endured sexual harassment amid department’s ‘grossly sexist culture’

Detective Lisa Salvato says she endured years of sexual harassment and retaliation. The allegations mirror the type of behavior Mayor Jim Kenney cited Tuesday in announcing Commissioner Richard Ross’ resignation.

Renters are being forced out of Old City apartments to make way for Philly visitors
Renters at the Lofts at 509 Vine have been told that their leases will not be renewed when they expire.

Local 98′s inflatable rat targeted in federal fight to outlaw the protest mascot
National Labor Relations Board general counsel Peter Robb, a Trump appointee, says Scabby is so threatening that it’s “tantamount” to coercion.

Pentagon cancels billion-dollar missile defense project
The Pentagon is pulling the plug on a billion-dollar, technically troubled project to build a better weapon to destroy incoming missiles. The canceled contract with Boeing takes effect Thursday.

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Dancing with the Stars returns to ABC next month for its 28th season, and it’s bringing a Philly-area native along for a twirl.

Ex-Downingtown pastor charged with stealing nearly $100K in parish funds

In all, investigators say, Msgr. Joseph McLoone stole more than $98,000 over seven years at St. Joseph’s, one of the largest parishes in the Philadelphia Archdiocese. His attorney says he is innocent.

SEPTA’s general manager to depart this year

Jeff Knueppel is leaving after almost four years helming the region's transit agency.

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The Inquirer asked activists, academics, lawyers, politicians, and other stakeholders what qualities they think the next police commissioner should have.

Pa. adding jobs as fast as U.S. for a change, says Wells Fargo

Driving the growth are biotech hiring in Philadelphia and Delaware County, and natural gas-related activity.
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