Philadelphia, known colloquially as Philly, is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2018 census-estimated population of 1,584,138. Since 1854, the city has been coterminous with Philadelphia County, the most populous county in Pennsylvania and the urban core of the eighth-largest U.S. metropolitan statistical area, with over 6 million residents as of 2017. Philadelphia is also the economic and cultural anchor of the greater Delaware Valley, located along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, within the Northeast megalopolis. The Delaware Valley's population of 7.2 million ranks it as the eighth-largest combined statistical area in the United States.
A gargantuan heat wave sat itself right down over the central and eastern United States on Saturday. Reuters reports the heat has sent residents to cooling centers and inflicting on Washington a heat..
Nearly 4,000 progressive activists gathered at Netroots Nation in Philadelphia last week. They met to strategize and hear from some of the most outspoken Democrats on the party's left flank. Business..
U.S. Customs and Border Protection seized a "historic" amount of cocaine off a cargo ship docked in Philadelphia earlier in the week, Field Operations Director Casey Durst said on Friday. She said laid..
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday morning, a massive fire was burning out of control in Philadelphia at the largest and oldest oil refinery on the US East Coast. Philadelphia Energy Solutions..
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday morning, a Philadelphia fire department official said that a fire was burning out of control at an oil refinery in Pennsylvania, while local media reported a..
Pennsylvania's governor says he'll announce executive actions on gun control Friday, after a gunman wounded six officers in a shootout in Philadelphia. Police say Maurice Hill had an assault rifle and.. CBS News - Published
There are new details about a shootout and standoff in Philadelphia. The suspect surrendered after allegedly firing more than 100 rounds and injuring six officers. He has a long criminal record... CBS News - Published
Philadelphia’s mayor Jim Kenney joined the growing calls for action on gun control after six police officers were shot while serving a drug warrant on Wednesday night, according to The Huffington.. WorldNews - Published
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday called for the shooter who wounded six police officers amid an hours-long stand off in Philadelphia to get a "long sentence" and said the incident showed.. Reuters - Published
A standoff in Philadelphia paralyzes a neighborhood. Also, fears of another recession are causing panic on Wall Street. All that and all that matters in today's Eye Opener. Your world in 90 seconds. CBS News - Published
A standoff in a Philadelphia neighborhood is over after the man accused of wounding six police officers and shooting repeatedly at others surrendered overnight. Maurice Hill, 36, walked out of the home.. CBS News - Published
A suspect was taken into custody early on Thursday after a seven-hour armed standoff at a Philadelphia home in which six police officers were wounded in a barrage of bullets. The gunman had barricaded.. WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters
A SWAT team rescued two police officers and three civilians trapped inside a Philadelphia house with an active gunman after a shootout in which six officers were wounded, police said on Wednesday. Reuters - Published
Six officers were shot when erupted Wednesday when officers were serving a narcotics warrant in Philadelphia, leading to an hourslong standoff. Another two officers and three people were freed after.. CBS News - Published
Six Philadelphia police officers were shot and wounded on Wednesday in a shootout during a drug raid on a house and negotiators were urging the shooter to surrender as two officers remained trapped.. Reuters - Published
At least six Philadelphia police officers were shot during what officials called "an active firefight" in the city's Nicetown section Wednesday afternoon, prompting a massive response to the largely.. WorldNews - Published
Multiple police officers were shot near Temple University in Philadelphia. Witnesses reported hearing hundreds of shots near the university's Health Sciences Center, which has been placed on lockdown... CBS News - Published