In June, Sgt. Michael Spicer acted on a tip and arrested a man on alleged drug and gun possession.
So what’s changed? New restrictions on marches down Broad Street, no camping in FDR Park, and uncertainty over whether Philly Police are running all law enforcement activity.
A contract law expert says the city would be on the hook for repaying the $15 million line of credit if the Host Committee can’t.
The proposed “energy port” just means more toxicity and asthma-causing pollution, nearby residents and activists say.
The Kenney admin and ACLU worked with Squilla to address the concerns that sparked outrage.
Incoming L&I chief David Perri says it costs money to remove performers’ signs from poles, and the city wants to be able to contact them.
The bill drew concentrated online fire, including a Change.org petition and a firestorm of reaction on Facebook and Twitter, including nationally-known rapper El-P.
A bill headed to a Council committee hearing would give Philadelphia Police de facto veto power over whether shows can be held at venues that hold 50 or more people.
Department Police Chief Thomas J. Nestel III and his superiors are scrapping an earlier plan to defray the $400,000 price tag over a few years, and launching the program ahead of schedule.