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Ride-Sharing Legislation Passes PA Senate, Opens Door For Uber, Lyft In Philadelphia

HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — A spokesman says Governor Tom Wolf will sign legislation on the way to his desk that will grant permanent, statewide authorization to Uber, Lyft and other ride-sharing services. 309 more words


A Wedding Lures Us to Revisit Philadelphia

Philadelphia (/ˌfɪləˈdɛlfiə/) is the largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most populous in the United States, with an estimated population in 2014 of 1,560,297.[6][7][8][9] In the Northeastern United States, at the confluence of the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers, Philadelphia is the economic and cultural anchor of the Delaware Valley, a metropolitan area home to 7.2 million people and the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States. 931 more words

Human Relations Commission To Hear Testimony On Racism In Philly's 'Gayborhood'

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Philadelphia Human Relations Commission will hear testimony Tuesday evening regarding racism in the “Gayborhood.” It comes on the heels of numerous complaints from LGBT people of color. 170 more words


Testimony Continues In Market Street Building Collapse Civil Trial

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The elderly owner of the buildings being demolished next to the deadly 2013 Salvation Army Thrift store collapse returned to the witness stand Monday afternoon. 211 more words


Insult To Injury: Kane Gets Slapped With Prison Time, Then Parking Ticket

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (CBS) — To say it was a bad day for Kathleen Kane would be an understatement. Inside the Montgomery County Courthouse on Monday, … 205 more words


Father Speaks Out After Daughter Was One Of Several Temple Students Attacked

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Disturbing video was captured outside of Pizano’s Pizzeria, showing a chaotic scene on Friday night on Temple’s campus.

Dozens of teens were captured surrounding and attacking three students near the intersection of Oxford and Carlisle Streets. 200 more words


Wordsworth Academy To Cease Operations After Teen's Death At Facility

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — On Monday, a spokesperson for the Wordsworth Academy in Philadelphia announced that the facility is ceasing operations. The move was announced following notification to Wordsworth from the PA Department of Human Services’ Bureau of Human Service Licensing. 121 more words