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It’s been 53 years since Sesame Street made its debut on national television, and although they’ve come across a few scandals during their run-nothing beats the heat they’re catching after a video went viral of two little black girls that were waved off by a character at Sesame Place Philadelphia. Since the incident, Sesame Place […]

Senate Education Committee chairman John Eichelberger reportedly said during a town hall meeting that he blames failing urban school systems for minority students dropping out of college and that money would be better spent training them for vocational programs.

William Toney's last calls and texts were on November 19 to some of his female friends. After that, everything, his cell phone and his social media, went blank.

The main suspect is the victim's ex-girlfriend, who was arrested on Wednesday and charged with his murder.

Last week, singer Sevyn Streeter was blocked from singing the national anthem at the Philadelphia 76ers game against the Oklahoma City Thunder after she showed up in a shirt that the organization didn’t like. The 76ers received widespread backlash after Sevyn posted a video to her Instagram immediately after they told her she couldn’t sing. […]

Darryl DePiano, the owner of ICandy, a popular nightclub in the "Gayborhood" section of Philadelphia, found himself in hot water earlier this week after a video of him saying the N-word made its rounds on the internet.

A beef that started out between The Game and Meek Mill has now turned into a beef between Meek Mill and Philly legend Beanie Sigel.

Meek told Instagram he wants to save his family from the streets.

Medics rushed the toddler to Hahnemann University Hospital. She was pronounced dead at 1:01 p.m. on Thursday.

The 11-term lawmaker immediately relinquished his post as the top Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees the Justice Department after his indictment last July.

Longtime Philadelphia Rep. Chaka Fattah became the first person to lose the House primary on Tuesday night. Rep. Fattah’s legal troubles may have hindered him from clinching the victory against Rep. Dwight Evans. Evans was the front-runner with 43 percent of the votes; Fattah trailed behind with 36 percent, reports Politico. Last year, Rep. Fattah was indicted […]

The Philadelphia City Council is considering a budget that includes a proposed soda tax. Philadelphia's mayor wants to fund early childhood education with the revenue. But there's serious opposition.