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Philadelphia officials halt teardown of old factory building where developer plans for big apartment block

The stop-work order comes days after neighbors gathered to protest the seven-story, 150-unit apartment complex that Lakhmna aims to build at the site.

National Cancer Institute says it’s not funding study that asked West Philly residents for fecal samples

Temple University and the NCI both say they’ve never heard of the study, raising additional questions about the rogue research. College students had assisted.

Judge finds North Philly landlord in contempt of court after locking residents out of their units again

The case involves more than two dozen tenants of the Moscow & Monica apartments who say they were scammed out of their rent money.

Landlord locks out tenants despite judge’s order, then leaves the states

Some tenants have used screwdrivers to reenter their homes, and others had to find a different place to sleep.

‘Fecal samples’: The next frontier in fighting West Philly gentrification?

Temple University has distanced itself from a study proposed by a group that wants to collect stool samples to fight gentrification.

Villanova football player accused of sexual assault faces more charges after third alleged victim comes forward

Iyanu Solomon, 19, faces additional assault charges after a third woman came forward to campus police this week, prosecutors say.

Mobile vaccine clinics are reaching Philly’s seniors directly in their homes. It may be a game changer for equitable access, experts say.

Teams of medical professionals are going to senior housing complexes, setting up clinics in lobbies and community rooms, and even going directly to the individual residences of homebound seniors.

Postal Service watchdog is auditing a Pa. mail processing plant where delays have been an issue

The Lehigh Valley mail processing facility has been beset by mail delays and package pileups over the past year.

Developer in N. Philly eviction case has a history of complaints and a controversial project in the works

Beyond tenant-landlord disputes, Gagandeep Lakhmna faces neighborhood opposition over a proposal for a seven-story apartment building in one of Philadelphia’s rowhouse neighborhoods.

A Philly landlord is trying to evict tenants after his property manager stole their rent money

The property manager pocketed tenants' rent payments. Now, the building owner says they aren't legal residents and has started locking them out.