Philadelphia

Contrary to popular belief, it's not the day retailers are "in the black."
Police say Semaj O'Branty, who's in critical condition, was the unintended target of a drive-by shooting hours after the mayor announced plans to tackle gun violence.
Governor’s races in the South, legislative elections in Virginia and city council races in Philadelphia will test if all politics is national.
Tanya Heath uses humor and "science" to wrangle the massive lines of people caught between having to pee and missing a single moment of the hit musical.
Authorities said that for 10 years, professor Dr. Chikaodinaka D. Nwankpa submitted improper charges for “goods and services” at so-called gentlemen's clubs.
Morris Animal Refuge hailed "the huge outpawing of interest" in BeeJay.
"He’s a chonk of a chonk. He redefines the term," wrote Morris Animal Refuge about the lovable BeeJay, who is looking for a home.
Mayor Jim Kenney said that Richard Ross' resignation is due to allegations within the department that the mayor felt were not properly dealt with.
Maurice Hill, 36, allegedly injured six officers during an hours-long standoff with police in North Philadelphia.
William McSwain issued the inflammatory statement hours after a drug suspect shot and wounded six Philadelphia police officers.
“Our officers need help. They need help with gun control," Mayor Jim Kenney said after six officers were shot and injured during a standoff with an armed man.
A gunman shot and injured six officers and took several people hostage during the standoff, police said.
The two will appear in "Concrete Cowboys," a movie about Philadelphia's Black cowboy subculture.
Last month's explosion at a 150-year-old oil refinery in Philadelphia could have forced 1.1 million people to evacuate.
For Dese’Rae and Fel, becoming parents came with unexpected complications, including the financial burden of getting pregnant using donated genetic materials, constant questioning of their parentage, and ultimately, a degrading adoption process. Now, they and their two kids hope to inspire the legal changes needed to help all families using donated genetic material.
The officers were identified in a nationwide investigation into disturbing social media misconduct.
U.S. officials said the haul could have been worth more than $1 billion on the street.
A 24-year-old man died after being shot in the back during the celebration in a park.
Dante Austin, 27, was an Army veteran and the Philadelphia sheriff's first LGBTQ community liaison.
“People were kicking down the fences. It was intense," said one witness.