December 20, 2017
In the deep grave, the scientists from Penn Museum found remains, including a skull. Now they had to attempt to conclusively identify them as H.H. Holmes.
December 19, 2017
The two scientists at the University of Pennsylvania's Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology spearheading the exhumation of the notorious 19th century con man and serial killer H.H. Holmes this spring in Delaware County, had one chief concern. That no died in the process.
November 29, 2017
As the number of shootings has risen, interest in classes on how to survive an active shooter has spiked, according to Philadelphia-area self-defense companies and security experts.
November 10, 2017
The congregation's agreement with the convenience store operator is intended to shore up the church's financial situation as it seeks to keep up maintenance on its huge property. But the move is being challenged by residents on several fronts.
October 16, 2017
Philadelphia, like most major cities, especially those on the East Coast, has a rat problem that’s not going away. But is it worse here than New York City?
June 29, 2017
What should you do to keep your job when the boss asks for something outside the legal or ethical norm?
September 26, 2015
During the final moments of the Festival of Families celebration on the Ben Franklin Parkway Saturday evening, Pope Francis added his own touch to Philadelphia’s storied mural collection.
September 11, 2015
The Please Touch Museum, long a favorite among area parents and kids, announced Friday it has restructured nearly $60 million in bond debt but, as part of the deal, will have to raise $10 million in less than a year.
August 21, 2015
Daniel Sembello was an athlete, animal lover and Grammy award-winning musician, the baby brother in a family of highly talented musicians.
A swim in the Schuykill River Saturday tragically cut short that gifted life.