The pontiff will make his first visit to the U.S. in September 2015 when he arrived in Philadelphia.
Ellington’s father was shot while sitting in his car, but as of Tuesday police had no suspects and no idea what motivated the shooting.
Carlesha Freeland-Gaither was located Wednesday in Jessup, Maryland. Her alleged abductor — a wanted fugitive in Virginia — was arrested. It later emerged that he had also abducted a teen in Virginia a month previously.
How’s your team doing this year?
“You raped women, Bill Cosby.”
Raghunandan Yandamuri committed the murders during a botched kidnapping in Pennsylvania in 2012.
“Shane spent his entire life in the arms of people that loved him unconditionally and I don’t think you could ask for a more beautiful life then that.”
Mumia Abu-Jamal is serving a life sentence for the murder of a Philadelphia police officer. His speech, delivered via video, for Vermont’s Goddard College on Sunday inspired controversy.
Democratic lawmakers are renewing their calls to pass legislation that would add LGBT protections to the state’s hate crimes law. Move comes after a gay couple was brutally beaten in Philadelphia this month.
Cops thanked a Twitter user who tracked down a group of people thought to be responsible for an assault on two gay men in the city’s Center City neighborhood. Update: Police said they have interviewed “several” people in connection to the case, but as of Thursday morning, no arrests have been made.
Jenna and Dan Haley spent the last nine months making sure they got to share their lives with their unborn son Shane.
Update: A man accused of fatally shooting his case worker and firing at his doctor, who returned fire, has been charged with murder.
From The Big Apple to The Big Easy.
Officials in Philadelphia are investigating how the 2,000-pound door could have came crashing down on the child.
The 89-year-old man died in a Philadelphia hospital on Tuesday night, while awaiting extradition to Germany to face charges that he aided in the killing of 216,000 Jews while he was a guard at Auschwitz.
Do not watch any of these films without an entire box of tissues handy. WARNING: Spoilers and major tears ahead.
Love you, Philly, but you’re basically the Florida of the North.
The Philly band The War on Drugs has just released an amazing new album, Lost in the Dream. But you can still find frontman Adam Granduciel at the bar down the street on a Friday night.
A U.S. Airways jet reportedly carrying 149 passengers and 5 crew from Philadelphia to Fort Lauderdale suffered a nose gear collapse during take off.
The namesake brand saw sales fall 9% in the fourth quarter while Anthropologie and Free People crushed it. Part of the problem: “The Urban brand has moved somewhat south in terms of age group penetration.”
Hollywood can’t seem to imagine anything outside New York and Los Angeles.
Unless you live in California, Seattle actually has more perfect days a year than your city does.
Madison Holleran posted a picture of Philadelphia’s Rittenhouse Square on Instagram an hour before police say she jumped off a parking garage.
For over two decades, Dr. Jim Withers has been a hero to the homeless in Pittsburgh. Now he’s about to be yours.
Breakfast hoagies. Lunch hoagies. Dinner hoagies. All of the hoagies.
It takes a certain kind of person to call this city home.
Eastern State Penitentiary in Philadelphia went out of business in 1971, but some say the spirits of its former prisoners stuck around. Here’s what it’s like to visit.
Shocking video apparently shows a woman using a stun gun on another shopper during a vicious fight inside the Franklin Mills Mall in Philadelphia on Black Friday.
You’ll definitely want to brag to your relatives about this!
Let the showdown begin.