Reporter / Curator
Mark Dent is a reporter/curator at BillyPenn. He previously worked for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, where he covered the Jerry Sandusky scandal, Penn State football and the Penn State administration. His work included breaking news stories and in-depth pieces on the university and football team as they recovered from the effects of the scandal.
Prior to the Post-Gazette, Mark worked as a sports reporter for The Dallas Morning News, covering Texas’ state religion: high school football. He’s also had internships with The Indianapolis Star, MLB.com, The Kansas City Star and The Bucks County Courier Times.
Mark grew up on the Kansas side of the Kansas City area and graduated from the University of Kansas. He currently lives in Center City. He also listens to more top-40 pop music than any reasonable human should.
Left unsaid in the US Attorney General’s speech to law enforcement Friday: What happens if the city doesn’t.
Fresh off a diss from Donald Trump in the New York Times, America’s lawman-in-chief comes to town.
The tech mogul says he has ‘verbal govt approval.’
By the budgetary numbers, our city lags its peers; half a billion dollars should help.
The developer says the City Councilman iced him out of a deal in favor of a campaign donor.
The death warrants have been around since 1995, a strain on court time and resources.
The affidavit tells the story of three failed drug deals and the grisly aftermath.
Trump’s victory could spur more women running for office in the next two major elections.
Jurors’ meals alone cost $14K; the TV setup for the media totaled $16K. And we’ll do it all again.
A new report on the troubled state system of higher ed drops this afternoon.
The developer envisions doubling the number of upscale eateries in the area; his flagship property is a third full and reeks of weed.
Thanks to newborn twins: ‘This is not a ticket. 1st congrats to your sister. 2nd get your car inspected.’
The Senator condemned a policy in the largest city he represents.
Several kids who played there have gone on to the big leagues.
The finding coincides with a rise in reports of this type around the country, per the New York Times.
Bill Marrazzo made about $842,000 in total compensation, and some of his employees are furious.
The Bar’s candidates did much better where volunteers handed out literature at polling places in May.
Point Breeze had the most sales, followed by Bella Vista and Queen Village and Fishtown.
“We will not participate in this systematic effort to suppress the vote.”
In this edition of the Week in Parking, police say the owner of this vehicle “will eventually have a lien put on his home” because of the tickets.