John Kopp

John Kopp

John Kopp is a News Reporter/Web Producer who joined PhillyVoice.com after spending five years reporting for the Delaware County Daily Times. He spent the prior year covering state and local politics, including a $4 million Pennsylvania state Senate race. He previously covered Chester city government, the Chester Upland School District and high-school sports. A Temple University graduate, John enjoys long-distance running, watching baseball and exploring new places.

john@phillyvoice.com

January 15, 2018

Housing

West Lofts billed as luxury apartments – but residents say they're roughing it

The West Lofts bills itself as a luxury apartment complex filled with amenities. But its residents say the developers have not delivered on their promises

January 15, 2018

Eagles

Here's what tickets to the Eagles' NFC Championship game will set you back

If you're hoping to grab a seat at the NFC Championship game between the Eagles and Vikings on Sunday, be prepared to pay – handedly.

January 10, 2018

Animal Welfare

Animal welfare groups to transform Philly into 'no-kill' city

The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia, which handles the city's animal control efforts, is joining with the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society and the Pennsylvania SPCA to create the "Philadelphia No-Kill Coalition."

January 9, 2018

Transportation

Study puts a number on bicyclists' road compliance

Bicyclists comply with general traffic rules about 88 percent of the time, according to a pilot study commissioned by the Flordia Department of Transportation.

January 8, 2018

Weather

Freezing rain arrives in time for evening commute

With freezing rain expected to hamper the afternoon commute, many schools across the Philadelphia region are opting to send students home early.

January 8, 2018

Investigations

Public funeral announced for fallen firefighter

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has activated a national response team to investigate a North Philly fire that killed a resident and a firefighter on Saturday.

January 4, 2018

Weather

For some SEPTA riders, the storm proves a 'hassle'

The snowstorm that moved through the Philadelphia are on Thursday impacted commutes, including frustrated SEPTA passengers who were stuck waiting out delays on Regional Rail trains.

January 4, 2018

Transportation

On Friday, SEPTA's Regional Rail to operate on enhanced Saturday schedule

Regional Rail trains will operate on an "enhanced Saturday schedule" on Friday as heavy winds and frigid temperatures move into the Philadelphia region, SEPTA officials announced.

January 4, 2018

Weather

Philadelphia public, archdiocesan schools to close again Friday

A snowstorm expected to bring as much as eight inches of snow in the Philadelphia area has slowed – and in some cases, halted – Thursday morning commutes.

January 3, 2018

Science

Penn researchers discover secret to ugly fish's hour-long mating hum

Some animals will go to great lengths to attract a mate. The Pacific midshipman fish – an ugly creature that lurks just above the sea floor – hums continuously for an hour.

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