Stories tagged: "Philadelphia"

FILE - Pennsylvania state Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta, D-Philadelphia, meets with people at the conclusion of a news conference at Independence Mall in Philadelphia, May 4, 2022. Kenyatta said Thursday, March 9, 2023, that he wants to be Pennsylvania's next auditor general, promising to overhaul how the fiscal watchdog keeps track of state and local government spending. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)
State Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta to Run for Auditor General in 2024

Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta is the first person to announce their candidacy for the position to lead the state’s fiscal watchdog agency.

American actor Sylvester Stallone as Rocky Balboa, during the filming of the training montage for the boxing film 'Rocky', 1976. He is standing by the Schuylkill River in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, with the old Pennsylvania Railroad Bridge in the background.  (Photo by Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images)
10 Oscar-Winning Films Set or Shot in Pennsylvania

On Sunday, the 95th Academy Awards will honor the best films of 2022. To get you in the spirit, we’ve put together a list of Oscar-winning films with ties to the Keystone State.

THIS CORRECTS THAT THE PHOTO SHOWS U.S. MARSHALS AND MEMBERS OF THE BUCKS COUNTY CENTRAL SWAT TEAM, NOT ONLY U.S. MARSHALS AS ORIGINALLY SENT- This photo provided by the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force shows U.S. Marshals and Bucks County Central SWAT Team members as they arrest 18-year-old Miles Pfeffer on Sunday morning, Feb. 19, 2023, in Buckingham Township, Pa., in connection with the death of a Temple University police officer who was shot and killed near campus Saturday night, Feb. 18. (Robert Clark/U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force via AP)
Suspect Charged in Slaying of Temple University Police Officer

The Philadelphia district attorney's office has charged 18-year-old Miles Pfeffer with murder, murder of a law enforcement officer, robbery, carjacking, and weapons crimes in the death of Officer Christopher Fitzgerald, who prosecutors said was shot in the head while responding to an incident near campus Saturday.

Pennsylvania Democratic Gov. Josh Shapiro speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia, Thursday, Feb. 16, 2023. Shapiro says he won't allow Pennsylvania to execute any inmates while he is in office and calls for the state's lawmakers to repeal the death penalty. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Shapiro Calls on PA Lawmakers to Abolish Death Penalty: ‘Pennsylvania Should Not Be in the Business of Putting People to Death.’

The governor said Thursday he will not allow Pennsylvania to execute any inmates while he is in office, and called on state lawmakers to abolish the death penalty altogether.

A pedestrian crosses at the westbound side of Roosevelt Avenue on at the Banks Way crosswalk, Thursday, May 12, 2022, in Philadelphia. Roosevelt Boulevard is an almost 14-mile maze of chaotic traffic patterns that passes through some of the city's most diverse neighborhoods and Census tracts with the highest poverty rates. Driving can be dangerous with cars traversing between inner and outer lanes, but biking or walking on the boulevard can be even worse with some pedestrian crossings longer than a football field and taking four light cycles to cross. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
Dangerous Stretch of Philadelphia Road Getting Safety Upgrades Thanks to Biden’s Infrastructure Law

Philadelphia’s Roosevelt Boulevard is receiving much needed traffic safety improvements thanks to the work of local lawmakers and community activists like Latanya Byrd, who lost four family members in a pedestrian accident on the road.

Philadelphia Eagles fans with a sign for their next game, the Super Bowl, following the NFC Championship NFL football game against the San Francisco 49ers, Sunday, Jan. 29, 2023, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)
7 Big Things You Can Buy With the $12K it Would Cost You to See the Eagles in the Super Bowl

If you’re disappointed that you can’t make it to the Super Bowl, have no fear. We’ve compiled a list of seven other ways to spend the $12,000 it would cost to see the Birds play the Chiefs in person.

12 Pennsylvania Restaurants to Put on Your List for 2023
12 Pennsylvania Restaurants to Check Out in 2023

From award-winning restaurants in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, to world class eateries in smaller towns, Pennsylvania has no shortage of amazing places to eat.