Philadelphia

Aishana Clayton was allegedly caught in the act of stealing a pack of Pampers diapers at a Pathmark store and running out of the doors…

PHILADELPHIA — After a shooting that left three teenagers dead, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter had harsh words for parents of young people in his city, telling them not to act like “idiots and a-holes.” Nutter was angry that the three teenage shooting victims, who were between the ages of 14 and 16, were out a […]

A 13-year-old Philadelphia boy was locked in his school for 9 hours as his parents frantically searched for him. SEE ALSO: Top #worstbookever Tweets That Hate On Classic Books

Philadelphia police say a 13-year-old girl gave fellow students prescription sleeping pills.

LOS ANGELES — Police in Los Angeles and Philadelphia stormed Occupy Wall Street encampments under darkness Wednesday to arrest or drive out some of the longest-lasting protesters since crackdowns ended similar occupations across the country.

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wall Street protest encampments were largely intact in Los Angeles and Philadelphia on Monday, hours after deadlines for demonstrators to clear out passed without the acrimony that marked forced evictions in other cities. See also: Don’t Be Afraid of People in Tents — Learn From Them See also: These Numbers Don’t Lie Protesters […]

Police rescued eight children from a Philadelphia home where four mentally handicapped adults were found chained in a cellar, according to Newser.com.

Police are searching for a man who they say stole $10,000 worth of merchandise from a Philadelphia K-Mart. The man allegedly disabled the alarm and stole video game systems, laptops and televisions before fleeing in an unknown direction. VIDEO: Read more at theGrio.com RELATED: Cornel West: “Cain Needs To Get Off The Symbolic Crackpipe”

The 16th anniversary of the Million Man March will be held in Philadelphia on the weekend of Oct. 7-9. RELATED: Obama Campaign Launches Website To Address Unfounded Smears Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan will commemorate the occasion by giving a keynote address. The effort will focus on hunger, street violence and political accountability, BET.com reports. […]

Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has extended the city’s juvenile curfew, the mayor’s office announced Tuesday. The curfew, which has been in effect since Aug.12, was instituted in response to a string of mob attacks by young people who gathered using text messages and social media to alert one another. The 9 p.m. curfew is in […]