The Archdiocese of Philadelphia barred two more priests from ministry on Friday amid allegations of child sexual abuse, bringing the tally to nine clergymen banned from the embattled church since May.
Two dogs set on fire in the past two weeks make for three canines burned and left to die in the Philadelphia area since June, according to animal welfare groups.
A Philadelphia jury was unable to reach a verdict Wednesday on four of five charges in a landmark priest sex abuse case, according to a source familiar with the proceeding.
Growing up in rural northeast Pennsylvania, the Philadelphia of my childhood was like the Moscow of Chekhov's "Three Sisters" -- the promised land, an emergency exit from my semi-provincial life in Wilkes-Barre.
Protesters marched in at least two major cities in Pennsylvania on Wednesday in response to proposed state budget cuts intended to close gaps in public school funding.
Philadelphia's Catholic archbishop announced Friday that five priests will not be reinstated following a church investigation into accusations of child sex abuse, though the men have a right to an appeal.
Two Philadelphia firefighters died early Monday and three others were injured after a wall collapsed in a building that had been cited repeatedly for safety violations and was set to be sold at auction later this year, officials said.
Opening arguments started Monday in the first case in which a Roman Catholic archdiocese official is accused of covering up evidence of suspected sexual abuse of children.
The murder rate continues to trouble Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. CNN's Sarah Hoye reports.
Stephanie Mayweather is out of answers. Standing outside a corner market in crime-ridden North Philadelphia, she throws her arms up in desperation.
Fancy gadgets that can be used to jam cell phone signals are illegal and potentially dangerous, experts say.
A Philadelphia judge ordered three suspects Tuesday to stand trial in the case of four disabled adults held captive in the sub-basement of an apartment building.
A Pennsylvania city known for its cheesesteaks, sports fans and Colonial history now has something else it can boast: a poet laureate.
Two runners died while participating in Sunday's Philadelphia Marathon, the race's director said.
Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter expresses his concern over the changing mood of the Occupy Philadelphia protest.
The investigation into how four mentally disabled people ended up locked in a filthy basement boiler room now reaches "way beyond the borders of Philadelphia," the city's police commissioner said Monday.
HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell discusses a case involving a Philadelphia officer charged with raping a woman while on duty.
Philadelphia's mayor has extended the city's early juvenile curfew through Labor Day weekend, his office announced Tuesday.
This week in Germantown, Maryland, it took less than a minute for a flash mob of teenagers to descend on a 7-Eleven, ransack shelves and make off with hundreds of dollars worth of stuff.
CNN's John King and panel members talk about a flash mob in Germantown, Maryland, that robbed a store.
After harsh words from the city's mayor, a stricter curfew is now in effect for young people. CNN's Susan Candiotti reports.
Philadelphia police picked up 50 juveniles for violating the city's beefed-up curfew which took effect Friday night, authorities said Saturday.
Philadelphia has been plagued by teen violence, but the City of Brotherly Love is fighting back.
Philadelphia's mayor described his stiff curfew on teenagers' "flash mob" attacks on city residents as a dose of "tough love" and called for parents to keep better watch on their kids.
The end of the WPS regular season has crept up on the league following the Women's World Cup. Just two weeks remain to sort out a very crowded league table that features a two-horse race for first place between Western New York and Philadelphia and three teams battling for the final two playoff spots in Sky Blue FC, Boston and magicJack. As teams attempt to distance themselves from the pack, they rely on top players. Week 16 in WPS featured great individual performances, noted in five things learned from this week's action ...
CNN's Sarah Hoye meets a group of young poets in Philadelphia raising their voices for change.
Gregory Corbin was standing in San Francisco when Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter called his cell phone.
Philadelphia police arrested three juveniles and a 19-year-old on assault, reckless endangerment and robbery charges after a rampaging mob struck the Center City area, causing minor injuries to two people, according to police.
FBI agents Monday arrested alleged Philadelphia crime boss Joseph Ligambi and 10 others in a takedown federal authorities hope represents a crushing blow to organized crime in Philadelphia.
Three members of the Philadelphia police department and 12 others are being charged with conspiracy to distribute anabolic steroids, U.S. Attorney Zane David Memeger announced Wednesday.
Philadelphia is steeped in history with a labyrinth of neighborhoods, each with its own flavor. Whether you're on a layover or staying for the long haul, the birthplace of America has you covered.
A tour using amphibious boats on the Delaware River in Philadelphia, suspended after a fatal crash last year, will resume on Thursday with new safety procedures, the company said.
Four priests and a parochial school teacher pleaded not guilty Friday to sexual abuse and conspiracy charges.
Two more priests have been placed on administrative leave by the Philadelphia Archdiocese as part of an ongoing investigation into the sexual abuse of children by clergy.
Jill Scott talks to CNN's Sarah Hoye while shooting her new music video at the Philadelphia rec center she helped save.
As any public transit rider will agree, the worst part of waiting for any train or bus has to be taking a seat on that grungy, funky public transit bench.
Four priests and a parochial school teacher appeared before a Philadelphia judge Monday for the first time since their February arrests on charges of sexual abuse and child endangerment.
Twenty-one priests are put on leave as part of a sex abuse scandal in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. CNN's Mary Snow reports.
An advocate for sexual abuse survivors was unmoved by the words of the archbishop of Philadelphia, after the cardinal asked during an Ash Wednesday Mass for forgiveness from victims of sexual abuse by the clergy.
CNN's Susan Candiotti examines charges against a Philadelphia priest in a sex scandal.
A bill to jump start the economy. That was the main idea behind the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, better known as the "stimulus bill," which became law two years ago today.
A gas main explosion in Philadelphia Tuesday evening killed one utilities worker and injured five other people, a fire department official said.
A gas main leak leads to a stunning explosion.
The "Kensington Strangler" has terrorized a Philadelphia neighborhood. HLN's Susan Hendricks has the latest.
Fears of a serial killer stalking women in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, have prompted some residents to take matters into their own hands -- and onto the internet, with frightful results for one man.
An unofficial watch group is forming in a central Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, neighborhood, residents say, in an effort to protect themselves against a serial strangler responsible for at least three homicides.
DNA has linked the slayings of three women, Philadelphia police said Tuesday night in announcing they are looking for a serial killer.
Federal investigators joined police in their search for a suspect believed to be linked to five attacks in a Philadelphia neighborhood, including two recent homicides and three aggravated assaults.
It's pretty clear from his hard-hitting lyrics that Philadelphia rapper Freeway is no stranger to street life.
Three and a half years ago, I ran a mile with nine men who were living at the Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission in Philadelphia,. Wanting to start a running club at this homeless shelter came from passing this facility on my morning run and seeing a group of men congregating outside on the corner.
Major League Soccer's early history often fell into the embarrassingly comic realm when it came to team identities.
A plane was evacuated and towed to a secure area at the airport in Philadelphia after a security incident.
Smiling and skipping, Amy Rodriguez ran toward her Philadelphia Independence teammates and jumped into their arms Sunday. The elated forward had just scored the game-winning goal in the 120th minute of the WPS first-round playoff match against the Washington Freedom.
A wrongful death lawsuit filed in the aftermath of a July boat accident questions the safety of amphibious tour vessels, but the so-called duck boats' record indicates just two fatal accidents in more than 50 years of service.
Are law enforcement officials producing misleading statistics on the prevalence of rape in America?
The economy grew at a sluggish pace through the summer months, and there are now "widespread signs" that activity is slowing, the Federal Reserve said Wednesday in its latest snapshot of regional economic conditions.
Philadelphia bloggers were abuzz this week about a citywide move to crack down on citizens running a business without a license -- which includes any local bloggers running ads on their sites.
Social media is at the center of Women's Professional Soccer's marketing strategy, which seeks to take advantage of almost 250,000 Twitter followers with innovative ideas such as "tweet on the Twenties" during national broadcasts. But last week, Twitter was at the center of a controversy when Atlanta Beat goalkeeper Hope Solo accused Boston Breakers fans of racism after her team's 2-0 loss at Harvard Stadium.
Medical examiners identified a second body recovered from the Delaware River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as a 20-year-old Hungarian who was on a tour boat that collided with a barge, the Coast Guard said Friday evening.
Philadelphia is one of the few American cities whose history is a fully integrated part of the urban landscape. Cars still roll along the city's cobblestone streets, people live in homes dating back to the 18th century and bars Ben Franklin frequented are popular today.
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I wore a path between Washington and Philly for interviews and shoots for our recent "Cheating Death" special with Dr. Sanjay Gupta.
My unscientific poll of people who have visited or lived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, revealed three top must-dos for a first-time visitor: Independence Hall, the Liberty Bell and cheese steak.
Cyrus Zacharia Shepherd-Oppenheim, 22, is accused of taking items on a coast-to-coast flight
There's plenty on the MLS plate this January, with negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement slogging along and teams preparing for the MLS Player Combine that begins this weekend, and the SuperDraft to be hosted by expansion entry Philadelphia Jan. 14.
Investigators recovered the remains of more than 500 animals after executing a search warrant Wednesday at a home in the Feltonville section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, according to the city's chapter of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
A union representing thousands of transit workers went on strike early Tuesday in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, shutting down buses, subways and trolleys that carry almost a million people daily.
Hard times are hitting the people of Philadelphia, one way or another.
Squeezed between Moe's Coffee Shop and the Shop N Go minimart on hardscrabble Frankford Avenue, in the heart of working-class Northeast Philadelphia, lies the Philly Pretzel Factory. With its algae-green sign bolted to the building's khaki stucco exterior, it looks more like a takeout joint than the headquarters of a $40 million empire. The truth is, it's both.
Unless one of the three men assembled tonight at the White House for a beer spoils the moment by asking for Chardonnay, it seems likely that the altercation between the professor and the police officer will blow over, and the media will get back to reporting on serious stories, like Michael Jackson's doctor.
Susan Candiotti speaks to the Valley Club President on the racism controversy at their Huntington Valley, PA, pool.
The president of The Valley Swim Club on Friday strongly denied charges of racism after his club canceled the swimming privileges of a nearby day care center whose children are predominantly African-American.
At the Bright Hope Baptist Church, dinner is served on tables with neat, white tablecloths. A vase with a plastic flower is the centerpiece.
Philadelphia mayor Michael Nutter says the stimulus bill is all about creating jobs.
A man angry that a family was talking during a movie threw popcorn at the son and then shot the father in the arm, according to police in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
A fire killed seven people in a Philadelphia town home's basement that had no smoke detectors and just one exit.
In the manual of life, there should be a chapter called "Stuff They Don't Tell You Beforehand."
Cathy Campbell did a double-take and tapped the brakes when she spotted what appeared to be a pointy-edged box lying in the road just ahead
Graffiti-style malt liquor ads are drawing fire from parents and anti-blight advocates in a city known for its colorful murals
Derrie-Air has been exposed. Readers of The Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News opened their papers Friday to see ads for a new airline called Derrie-Air, which purportedly charges passengers by the pound
Philadelphia's police commissioner said Monday that four officers will be fired and four others disciplined for their roles in the beatings of three shooting suspects
EarthLink Inc. is pulling the plug on its troubled wireless high-speed Internet network in Philadelphia, once touted as a model for how big cities should deploy Wi-Fi
The war for Pennsylvania's Democratic delegate votes will be more like a series of battles.
A judge on Thursday temporarily blocked the city from enforcing five gun-control ordinances pending a challenge from the National Rifle Association
Presidential candidates battle for Democratic endorsements in the city of Philadelphia. Mary Snow reports.
As Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton move their campaigns to Pennsylvania ahead of the state's April 22 primary, a battle is brewing in Philadelphia Democratic circles about whom to endorse.
BIGGEST CLIMB: Boston (17 to 12), Columbus (27 to 22) BIGGEST FALL: Philadelphia (11 to 17)
A key survey of manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia area found that conditions worsened this month and that the outlook for the sector is deteriorating.
BIGGEST CLIMB: Buffalo (26 to 17) BIGGEST FALL: Philadelphia (2 to 6), St. Louis (16 to 20), NYI (19 to 23)
Manufacturing activity in the Philadelphia area this month reached its lowest level since October 2001, a month after the 9/11 terrorist attacks, according to a report issued Thursday.
BIGGEST CLIMB: Philadelphia (17 to 11), N.Y. Isles (20 to 14) BIGGEST FALL: Carolina (12 to 19)
BIGGEST CLIMB: Atlanta (28 to 21) BIGGEST FALL: S.J. (3 to 9), Boston (5 to 11), Philadelphia (11 to 17)
Thanks to the opening of fashionable shops around North Third Street, Old City is finding a new groove. Travel + Leisure gives you the highlights.
Dear FSB: If I want to maintain majority control and ownership of my startup - let's say 75% ownership - does that mean 75% of the total company investment should come from me? Or is the process of doling out shares more complex than that?
Someone gets killed on the mean streets of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, almost everyday. CNN's David Mattingly reports
On the streets of Philadelphia's toughest neighborhoods, just trying to get ahead can get you killed.
Foie gras, made by force-feeding ducks and geese, is under fire from animal rights groups. Now chefs are fighting back