Philadelphia officials have announced sweeping new coronavirus restrictions that will prohibit indoor dining and indoor gatherings and also shutter businesses like gyms and museums.
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney speaks at a news conference Friday afternoon about the vote-count effort, praising officials who have run the election and thanking voters.
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Mayor Kenney and City Commissioner Lisa Deeley sent out the letter reinforcing four principles they say will guide the city through the election – fairness, integrity, access, and accurate results.
Philadelphia Housing Authority and city officials offer homes on Westmont Street in Strawberry Mansion for the homeless at the encampment, but a deal has not been reached.
Despite the negative test result, Kenney says he must continue to self-quarantine and will be tested again next week.
Mayor Kenney is weighing city council resolution to declare gun violence a citywide emergency. Philadelphia ranks second in the nation in homicides in 2020.
A city councilmember is pleading with Mayor Jim Kenney to declare gun violence in Philadelphia a citywide emergency.
Mayor Jim Kenney and School District of Philadelphia Superintendent Dr. William Hite penned an open letter to Philadelphians as students begin the school year entirely online.
Indoor dining has not yet resumed in Philadelphia but is permitted at 25 percent capacity in Baltimore.
The notice comes a little over a month after the city originally posted a notice that would have required the encampment to close back on July 17.
One lawsuit accuses Philadelphia police of lobbing teargas and firing rubber bullets at protesters indiscriminately as they marched peacefully on a city highway, without regard to their conduct
Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney on Wednesday announced that all code violation notices issued during the protests against police brutality and systemic racism will be waived.
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw, along with Mayor Jim Kenney, apologized to the public Thursday after tear gas, bean bags and pepper spray were used against protesters who were trapped on the highway.
Philadelphia is on track to move into the green phase of the state's reopening plan on July 3, Mayor Jim Kenney announced during a Thursday afternoon press conference.
Mayor Jim Kenney announced plans to initiate a public process to consider the future of the Christopher Columbus statue.
Mayor Jim Kenney announced that the City of Philadelphia will designate Juneteenth as an official city holiday.
After discussions with the Reconciliation Steering Committee, city council, and the Police Reform Working Group, Kenny’s administration has committed to a number of actions.
Fourteen city council members in a letter to Mayor Jim Kenney said they would not support a $14 million proposed increase to the police budget for the 2021 fiscal year.
An Associated Press photographer on assignment was attacked Thursday afternoon by a passerby while the journalist crossed the street with Philadelphia Police Commissioner Danielle Outlaw and Mayor Jim Kenney.