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The coronavirus could pull policies like universal health care from the edge into the mainstream

Historians, sociologists, and other scholars say the pandemic could drive a cascade of social, economic, and political changes.

During coronavirus outbreak, telemedicine is an answer — if you’re covered

With the pandemic as a driver, telemedicine is having a moment now. But not everyone who might need it has the $49, or a credit card, to start a conversation.

Philly schools bought hand sanitizer with no alcohol to fight coronavirus. Teachers are concerned.

The sanitizer, foamyiQ Lemon Blossom, is not alcohol-based, even though the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends the use of products with at least 60% alcohol.

Philadelphia’s St. Patrick’s Day parade canceled

City officials on Tuesday urged people to watch Sunday's parade from home. Hours later, parade organizers said the entire event would be canceled out of "general concern for the well-being of everyone."

Pa. Supreme Court suspends Jerry Sandusky’s prosecutor

The suspension was a harsh blow for Frank Fina, who won a degree of fame for his aggressive and successful prosecution of a string of corrupt politicians,

Inspectors found violations at homes run by Movita Johnson-Harrell’s nonprofit while authorities say she was collecting cash

Over several years, state inspectors accused the homes run by State Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell's nonprofit of infractions including disrepair, mismanaging residents’ finances and errors in administering residents’ medications, records obtained by The Inquirer show.

At Mercy Fitzgerald, he waved off treatment. The next day, four were dead in West Philadelphia.

Internal hospital records show that a psychiatrist and a nurse spoke with Maurice Louis briefly and said “let him go” after he declined treatment at Mercy Fitzgerald hospital in Darby.

Philly announces a crackdown on rampant housing theft

The city of Philadelphia has announced new steps to thwart those who steal houses from unsuspecting owners.

2-year-old girl killed in Kensington was caught in crossfire of warring drug dealers, police sources say

Freddie Perez and Tayvon Thomas were waging a retaliatory war with other drug dealers in Kensington, police sources said Thursday.

Peter Stone Brown, 68, Philadelphia singer-songwriter

Peter Stone Brown was a fixture on the Philadelphia music scene for a half-century.