Biden Travels to Philadelphia Bearing $500M for Water Upgrades
Biden Travels to Philadelphia Bearing $500M for Water Upgrades
2023-02-03 15:53:32
by Dan McCue

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will travel to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Friday afternoon to announce $500 million has been allocated to the city's water upgrades and lead pipe removal. According to senior White House officials, about $160 million of that total... Read More

Law Enforcement
Delaware Teen Charged in Gunpoint Carjacking of Congresswoman
2021-12-27 20:49:23
by Dan McCue

PHILADELPHIA — A 19-year-old Wilmington, Delaware, man has been charged in connection with the armed carjacking of Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon last week. Josiah Brown was one of five individuals who were apprehended in Scanlon’s 2017 Acura MDX hours after... Read More

Five Arrested in Gunpoint Carjacking of Rep. Scanlon in Philadelphia
2021-12-23 14:38:10
by Dan McCue

PHILADELPHIA — Five people – four men and a woman – were arrested Wednesday night in connection to the carjacking at gunpoint of Rep. Mary Gay Scanlon. Delaware State Police and the FBI discovered the Pennsylvania Democrat’s stolen Acura MDX... Read More

In Impassioned Speech, Biden Declares GOP State Voting Restrictions 'Un-American'
2021-07-13 21:28:53
by Dan McCue

President Joe Biden traveled to Philadelphia, the birthplace of the nation, on Tuesday to declare that preserving voting rights for all is the “test of our time.” Speaking at the National Constitution Center, Biden called the efforts to curtail voting... Read More

Criminal Justice
Former Elections Judge Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes to Fix Primary Results
2020-05-22 19:45:13
by Dan McCue

A former elections judge in Philadelphia pleaded guilty to accepting cash and "other things of value" in return for tampering with the results of city primary elections over several years, the Justice Department announced Thursday. Domenick J. Demuro pleaded guilty... Read More

Nearly 3 in 10 Philadelphians Know Someone Who’s Died From Opioid Use, Survey Finds

PHILADELPHIA — In a stark illustration of the depths of Philadelphia’s opioid crisis, a new survey of city residents found that nearly a third — 29% — know someone who has died from opioid use. The survey, conducted by the... Read More

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