Alleged assault by Flyers mascot Gritty hits ‘SNL’

"He’s more of a ‘leap out of the shadows and stick you with a syringe’ kind of guy, you know?” Colin Jost joked in a Weekend Update segment.

She fractured her spine after the car ran a red light. Uber said she signed away her rights to a jury trial.

Because Uber can’t prove that a Philadelphia woman actually read the company’s terms and conditions, she can’t be forced to settle her claims behind closed doors, a judge ruled.

She fractured her spine after the car ran a red light. Uber said she signed away her rights to a jury trial.

Because Uber can’t prove that a Philadelphia woman actually read the company’s terms and conditions, she can’t be forced to settle her claims behind closed doors, a judge ruled.

A South Jersey English teacher gives away thousands of books to promote literacy

Larry Abrams, a third-generation teacher, turned his passion for books into a giveaway to empower fellow educators to share books with students who may have few or no books at home.

A South Jersey English teacher gives away thousands of books to promote literacy

Larry Abrams, a third-generation teacher, turned his passion for books into a giveaway to empower fellow educators to share books with students who may have few or no books at home.

New Philly archbishop wore flannel, escaped the nuns for dinner, and other stories from his time at St. William

Parishioners at the church in Philadelphia’s Lawncrest section recalled incoming Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez as a personable and kind pastor who led their church through a major transition period in the 2000s.

New Philly archbishop wore flannel, escaped the nuns for dinner, and other stories from his time at St. William

Parishioners at the church in Philadelphia’s Lawncrest section recalled incoming Archbishop Nelson J. Pérez as a personable and kind pastor who led their church through a major transition period in the 2000s.
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Fourth major rebrand for SEPTA means a new name for University City Station

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Philadelphia Chinatown welcomes the Year of the Rat with New Year’s Lion Dance parade

There was no discernible worry over the spread of a new strain of the coronavirus even as federal health officials announced a third case in the U.S.

1 dead, 1 injured as car slams into wall along Kelly Drive

The Audi was eastbound on Kelly Drive when it veered across the westbound lanes and then into the wall that lines the road near North Ferry Road, police said.

Why is Philadelphia’s poverty rate sky high, and what can be done about it? | Mark Zandi

Close to one-fourth of Philadelphia residents have incomes below the poverty line — an astounding figure.

John Lithgow charms at the Academy of Music anniversary concert

The fete raised funds for restoration of the 163-year-old Academy, as well as for the Philadelphia Orchestra.

Visiting a Northern Liberties shrine, Philly's next archbishop says he's 'shocked that I’m back here'

The Archdiocese's next leader asked for prayers "as we begin this journey that brought me back to the land of the cheesesteaks."

From ordination to archbishop, Nelson Perez's career has Philly flavor

Perez will become the 10th archbishop of Philadelphia — the place where he got his ecclesiastical start.

Cleveland Bishop Nelson Pérez has been named Philly’s next archbishop, replacing Charles Chaput

Pérez served as a priest for more than two decades in the Philadelphia area. His appointment makes him only the third Hispanic archbishop in the United States.

Nelson Pérez’s path from Philly priest to the region’s first Hispanic archbishop

Nelson Pérez is the first Latino chosen to lead the archdiocese and only the third to be named a U.S. archbishop. His selection to replace Archbishop Charles J. Chaput represents a moment of transition for the church both locally and across the U.S.

Nelson Pérez’s appointment as archbishop brings speculation and celebration for Philly-area Catholics

The appointment to fill the seat held by Charles J. Chaput, a favorite of conservative Catholics, raised speculation about whether Pérez would bring any shift in style to the archdiocese.

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