Developer halted construction at waterfront apartment tower for weeks over work without permits

The incident marks at least the second time in recent years that PMC has tussled with the Licenses and Inspections Department.

Developer halted construction at waterfront apartment tower for weeks over work without permits

The incident marks at least the second time in recent years that PMC has tussled with the Licenses and Inspections Department.

Gusty storms break heat grip; PATCO disrupted by downed power line, thousands without power

The victim was in his seventies. No deaths were immediately reported in the suburbs.

Gusty storms break heat grip; PATCO disrupted by downed power line, thousands without power

The victim was in his seventies. No deaths were immediately reported in the suburbs.

The turnout gap between voters with and without disabilities grew in 2018 — representing 2.35 million people

Voters with disabilities continue to face obstacles to casting ballots, advocates say, and the resulting turnout gap consists of millions of votes.

The turnout gap between voters with and without disabilities grew in 2018 — representing 2.35 million people

Voters with disabilities continue to face obstacles to casting ballots, advocates say, and the resulting turnout gap consists of millions of votes.
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South Philly teen says he’s innocent, gets 37 years to life for fatally shooting two 16-year-olds in 2017

Brandon Olivieri, now 18, was found guilty by a jury in May of killing Salvatore DiNubile and Caleer Miller, a crime that attracted citywide attention and led to ongoing tensions in South Philadelphia.

These workers will pay thousands more for a hospital stay because Hahnemann is closing

When Philadelphia Academic Health System announced it was going to shut down Hahnemann University Hospital, workers were suddenly left without any tier 1 hospital options on their health insurance plan.

On a sweltering National Ice Cream Day, Philadelphians weigh in on the city’s new anti-sugar education campaign

As temperatures soared to just shy of 100, customers at Philadelphia's Franklin Fountain ice cream parlor sounded off on the city's new efforts to curb sugar consumption.

Sizzling heat persists, but rain, relief in sight

Temperatures in Philadelphia on Sunday narrowly missed the triple-digit mark, topping out at 98 degrees in the city, according to the National Weather Service.

Air conditioning failure at nursing home causes evacuation of 183 in South Jersey

Nearly 200 residents of the Voorhees Care and Rehabilitation Center were taken to a high school seek relief from the heat. The system was later repaired and residents returned to the facility.

Woman beaten, robbed of phone in S. Philly while photographing apparent drag-race crash

A man and woman, both in their early 20s, punched the victim while telling her to stop taking pictures.

Near record-breaking heat will give way to steamy encore: Sunday will be like Saturday, only worse.

Temperatures Sunday will make another try at 100, and likely will set a record for high overnight minimum temperatures.

New Jersey Attorney General’s Office opens probe into fatal police-involved shooting in Pemberton

The shooting was one of two Friday in the 300-home, Sunbury Village section of the township.

For Drexel, Hahnemann closure was ‘a crisis thrown on our doorstep’

John Fry and other Drexel officials spoke publicly for the first time Thursday about the situation in an hour-long interview with the Inquirer, downplaying the negatives and stressing that the medical school, a part of Drexel for 21 years, will come through stronger.

One man killed in Chester double shooting

The shooting at Rose and Spruce Streets is the city's ninth homicide this year.

Philly Puerto Ricans rally to demand Gov. Ricardo Rosselló's resignation after leaked derogatory messages, corruption scandals

At least 150 Boricuas and supporters gathered for nearly two hours at Ninth Street and Hunting Park Avenue for an open-mic session accompanied by tambourines, drums, and güiros under a scorching sun, with a “real-feel” temperature of 106.

North Philly drug-gang leader gets 18 years in prison

The organization used a network of sellers, lookouts, suppliers, and supervisors.

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