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.
Former Vice President Joe Biden officially kicked off his presidential bid by evoking the messages of Barack Obama at a campaign rally in Philadelphia. CBS News 2020 Campaign Reporter Bo Erickson.. CBS News - Published
A jury in suburban Philadelphia has ordered that Jacob Sullivan face death by lethal injection, Reuters reports. Sullivan was sentenced for the rape, murder, and dismemberment of a 14-year-old girl who..
Former Vice President Joe Biden officially kicked off his 2020 presidential bid at a rally in Philadelphia. John Micek of the Pennsylvania Capital-Star joined CBSN to discuss how Biden is appealing to.. CBS News - Published
Sales of soda and other sweetened beverages plunged nearly 40% in Philadelphia after the city taxed the drinks in 2017. Beverage sales within the city's limits dropped 51%, but an increase in sales.. CBS News - Published