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 had the same geographic boundaries as 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.
A gunman who shot and killed a 2-year-old girl in Philadelphia Sunday is still on the loose. It comes less than 24 hours after another child was shot and critically wounded in the same city. Mola.. CBS News - Published
Drugmakers were in the spotlight Wednesday as GSK recalls Zantac after U.S. regulators found probable cancer-causing impurities in the drug. Also in the U.S.: a jury says Johnson & Johnson must pay $8..
Democrat Joe Biden kicked off his 2020 presidential campaign in April. The core of Biden's constituency are blue-collar voters. There are signs of cracks in Biden's support. More than a dozen current..
Here are the top stories for Sunday, Novmber 3rd: Attorney for Trump whistleblower says client will take questions from Republicans; Hong Kong politician injured; Jimmy Carter gives bible lesson;.. USATODAY.com - Published
In Philadelphia, the "City of Brotherly Love," a new restaurant called Rooster Soup opened earlier this year, and it has a lot to crow about already. It's been named one of America's "Top Ten New.. CBS News - Published
For decades The O'Jays have been spreading their gospel of love, melding romantic ballads with R&B and a smooth Philly groove. CBS News correspondent Jim Axelrod talked with Eddie Levert, Walter.. CBS News - Published
At The Woodlands, a mid-19th century cemetery that is a 54-acre oasis in Philadelphia, graves were designed to be planters. Today, volunteers cultivate a sense of history by tending to Victorian.. CBS News - Published
A 2-year-old girl was fatally struck by a bullet in her Philadelphia home Sunday when a gunman opened fire through the door, police say. Her mother and a home contractor were also shot and wounded... CBS News - Published
A three-alarm fire tore through a Philadelphia auto body shop Monday morning, sending thick smoke and large flames into the air, causing bricks to fall to the sidewalk below and forcing students from.. USATODAY.com - Published
A first-of-its-kind law went into effect in Philadelphia this month, mandating that all businesses accept physical dollar bills or coins in exchange for goods and services. Overall, the percentage of.. CBS News - Published
An old, degraded piece of metal pipe that had not been tested for corrosion led to the June fire and explosions at the Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery, the U.S. Chemical Safety and Hazard.. Reuters - Published
There's more legal trouble for Johnson & Johnson. A Philadelphia jury has ordered it to pay $8 billion in punitive damages in a case unrelated to lawsuits over its signature baby powder. The jury found.. CBS News - Published
During last Sunday's game, Eagles wide receiver Nelson Agholor dropped a couple of passes. Fans in Philadelphia do not let that kind of thing go. Here's an example from a news report Sunday night, when.. CBS News - Published
Democratic presidential hopefuls rallied union members in Philadelphia on Tuesday, as they try to take back the battleground state of Pennsylvania in 2020. CBS News political unit associate producer.. CBS News - Published
Naturalization ceremonies normally take place at courthouses around the country, but for the past four years, the U.S. courts have been bringing these patriotic occasions out of the courthouse and into.. CBS News - Published
Insurers of a fire-damaged Philadelphia refinery have indicated they would make a $50 million initial advance payment in connection with a June blaze that led to the plant’s closure, court documents.. Reuters - Published
Executives of the Philadelphia Energy Solutions oil refinery were paid roughly $4.5 million in retention bonuses after a summer fire that led to the plant's closure and before the company filed for.. Reuters - Published
Philadelphia's top prosecutor is considered a national role model for criminal justice reform, despite criticism of his progressive agenda. District Attorney Larry Krasner made it a top priority to.. CBS News - Published
Rapper Meek Mill pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor gun charge in Philadelphia court Tuesday and won't serve additional time in prison -- bringing an end to a case that's kept him on probation for most of.. CBS News - Published
Philadelphia rapper Meek Mill's decade-long court fight that turned him into an advocate for criminal justice reform ended on Tuesday after he pleaded guilty to a gun charge and prosecutors dropped all.. Reuters - Published
Philadelphia's police commissioner resigned on Tuesday over what the city mayor said was his department's failure to address accusations of sexual harassment and racial discrimination in the ranks. Reuters - Published
Celebrated Israeli-American chef, Michael Solomonov, won his fifth James Beard Award in May when his flagship restaurant, Zahav, was named the best restaurant in America. This summer, he opened his.. CBS News - Published