More information below: Amtrak train #188 heading from Washington, DC to New York derailed in the Port Richmond section of Philadelphia at 9:50 p.m. at “Frankford Junction” track where a big curve is located. Now word yet on the cause of the derailment Black box data recorded has been recovered Amtrak Passenger Information Hotline 1-800-523-9101 […]

Mayor Michael Nutter received the official word that the Democratic National Committee has chosen Philadelphia, the city of brotherly love and sisterly affection, as the site city to host the 2016 Democratic National Convention. The convention will take place during the week of July 25, 2016, at the Wells Fargo Center. According to organizers, tourism revenue for […]

  WINTER STORM WARNING IN EFFECT FOR PHILADELPHIA! Snow Emergency Declared For Philly Beginning At 6PM! Mayor Michael Nutter held a press conference at city hall outlining the city’s strategy to handle the big storm. The main bullet points include: A snow emergency Philadelphia goes into effect at 6pm tonight. This means that if you […]

Mayor Michael Nutter held a press conference this morning at the Philadelphia Art Museum regarding Pope Francis visit to Philly. This will be Pope Francis first trip to America. He will attend the “World Meeting of Families” which will take place in Philly September 22-27. This meeting happens every three years. Pope Francis will hold […]

Weather: Beautiful today with a high of 75! It might be our last warm day like this for the rest of the day, so enjoy! News you can use hot off the press: PGW Will Not Be Sold! Without one public debate, Philly City Council has given the “no-go” on Mayor Michael Nutter’s plans to […]

Weather Today: Partly cloudy High: 77 News you can use… It’s Back To School For Philly Public School Students! It was back to school bells this morning for children in Philadelphia Public Schools as their first day of school gets underway thanks to an advance of state funds and the hope for cigarette tax revenue, […]

Weather: Today: Sun mixing with some clouds, going up to a pleasant 89! News you can use… Home Depot Security Breach! First it was Target, then P.F. Chang’s and now it’s Home Depot facing another big data breach. The retailer is currently working with security to verify if hackers were able to access customer’s credit […]

Michael Brown Laid To Rest Today! Michael Brown’s family is asking for peace and quiet in the streets of Ferguson, Missouri today as they lay Brown to rest today. As you recall, unarmed Brown was shot and killed by a police officer, which sparked days of protests. Meanwhile, things are slowly getting back to normal. […]

Mother Nature Brought Rain, Wind And Fire! Mother Nature delivered a noisy night into the early mornings hours, with heavy bands of rain, high winds and fierce lightening; leaving behind fallen trees, uprooted trees, power outages and a few house fires caused by lightening. Thank goodness no injuries were reported. Philadelphia City Council Prepares For […]

Mayor Nutter Asks Again For A Cigarette Tax To Help Fund Philly Schools! The saying goes, “If first you don’t succeed, then try again.” This is exactly what Mayor Michael Nutter will do in Harrisburg, as he asks once again for a Philadelphia specific-cigarette tax to help the Philadelphia School District get out of the […]

On Monday, Mayor Michael Nutter and State Attorney General Kathleen Kane joined a campaign aimed at smartphone manufacturers to design and install “kill switches” to disable permanently if lost or stolen. Nutter described smartphone theft as epidemic and that smartphone thefts were up slightly from January through September with a total of 3,587, according to […]

CeCe’s Sound Off! A reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer is asking Mayor Michael Nutter to ban Jay Z from using the N-word at his upcoming “Made in America” festival next weekend, in which Jay is behind. The writer feels that since Mayor Nutter attacked Eagles wide receiver Riley Cooper for using the word; he should […]