Philadelphia appoints climate officer, sets more aggressive carbon reduction goal

Philadelphia is moving ahead with a plan to achieving complete carbon neutrality by 2050, appoint a chief resilience officer that will oversee climate preparedness, and move forward with an already ap

A fired Philly cop who hit a Temple student with his baton during George Floyd protests was cleared of criminal charges

A judge ruled that the District Attorney’s Office did not present enough evidence to establish that Joseph Bologna’s use of his baton against a protester amounted to a crime.

A fired Philly cop who hit a Temple student with his baton during George Floyd protests was cleared of criminal charges

A judge ruled that the District Attorney’s Office did not present enough evidence to establish that Joseph Bologna’s use of his baton against a protester amounted to a crime.

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Redistricting will be the definitive political fight of 2021 in Pennsylvania. Here’s how it’ll work.

The state is set to lose a congressional seat. The representation of millions of people is on the line. And Republicans will have to do what seems impossible — get along with Democrats.
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Redistricting will be the definitive political fight of 2021 in Pennsylvania. Here’s how it’ll work.

The state is set to lose a congressional seat. The representation of millions of people is on the line. And Republicans will have to do what seems impossible — get along with Democrats.
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Vaccine reserve Trump administration vowed to release doesn’t exist, dashing hopes of expanded access

States were anticipating a windfall after federal officials said they would stop holding back second doses. But no stockpile exists.

Philly athletes missing college opportunities as lost seasons keep recruiters away

Coaches fear that young women of color without college prospects will continue facing barriers to employment, and that idle teenage time could lead to even more victims of gun violence.

State capitals are preparing for unrest after far-right threats, and residents are dreading it: ‘I feel like I’ve been held hostage’

Law enforcement in both Pennsylvania and New Jersey are bracing for violence following a rare bulletin put out by the FBI Monday indicating armed demonstrations are planned at all 50 state capitals.

How low-income people are spending their $600 pandemic stimulus payments

When a person lives in a constant state of need, it’s often difficult to decide which hole to fill, or which fire to put out.

Philadelphia’s second casino is set to open its doors after 16 years, pandemic or no

More than 16 years after the state authorized two standalone casinos in Philadelphia, the lavish Live! Casino and Hotel Philadelphia is set to open this weekend.

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This developer has a plan to save the Painted Bride’s mosaic. The neighborhood wants to stop him.

The design is much more than just a laudable civic gesture; it's also a terrific work of architecture.

Retired Delco firefighter accused of injuring officers and a Del. man who paraded a Confederate flag are charged in the Capitol riot

Robert Sanford, a Chester Fire Department veteran, allegedly lobbed a fire extinguisher officers' heads. Kevin Seefried and his son Hunter of Delaware, breached the Capitol building early.

Sharif Street ponders running for the U.S. Senate — and lessons learned from talking about manure

The state senator from Philly can speak authoritatively about the quality and importance of manure in rural Pennsylvania, where agriculture has long been one of the state’s leading economic drivers.

Philly DA’s Office detective has his gun taken away after saying he’s ‘ready to go to war’ over ‘rigged’ election

A major crimes detective with the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office has been placed on restricted duty for posting that he’s “ready to go to war” over the false claims of a rigged election.

Rapidly rising COVID-19 death toll tempers vaccine hopes in Pa. and N.J.

Nearly half of all Pa.’s pandemic deaths have occurred since Dec. 1. Both Pa. and N.J. surpassed 18,000 confirmed deaths this week.

Virginia men arrested for gun offenses during Philly vote count face new election-interference charges

Prosecutors charged Joshua Macias and Antonio LaMotta, who came to Philadelphia voting center with guns and ammo during the counting, with attempting to to interfere with an election.

Two brothers, both named Willie Singletary, are arrested in separate crimes

The men, both named Willie Singletary, were arrested Wednesday.

Can I get the COVID-19 vaccine in New Jersey in phase 1B? Here’s what you need to know

Here's information about who's currently eligible for the vaccine in New Jersey, how to make an appointment or preregister, and more.

Rage against injustice, empty streets, and in some corners — true joy. These are the images that defined Philly in 2020.
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