Tag: Philadelphia

MLK IIII Speaks to YouthBuild Graduates

Civil Rights leader son references father in keynote speech

Philly Showcases Jill Scott, Kevin Hart & More

By//L’Oreal Thompson There’s nothing like celebrating the Fourth of July in the birthplace of America’s freedom. For the third year in a row, hundreds of ...

Search Goes on After Pa. Building Collapse; 6 Dead

Authorities still searcher in the wake of Philadelphia building collapse.

5 year-old Girl Abducted From Philly School Found Safe

Naiila Robinson, 5, was found safe Tuesday morning after being abducted from her Philadelphia elementary school by a woman on Monday.

Court spares inmate Williams from Wednesday execution

PHILADELPHIA — The state’s high court on Wednesday halted Pennsylvania’s first scheduled execution in more than a decade, at least temporarily sparing the life of ...

Judge halts execution of Terry Williams

PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia judge halted next week’s scheduled execution of death row inmate Terrance “Terry” Williams and granted him a new sentencing hearing after ...

Inmate fights to overturn death penalty

By// Mariah Craddick Terrance “Terry” Williams, 46, is set to be executed on Oct. 3, 2012. In 1984, Williams was sentenced to death at just ...

Muhammad Ali receives Liberty Medal in Philly

Honored for his longtime role outside the ring as a fighter for humanitarian causes

Jay-Z mimics Rocky at Philly Made In America fest

Kanye West, Common, Janelle Monae, 2 Chainz and D'Angelo among performers

Philly readies for Jay-Z’s music megashow

Director Ron Howard will be making a movie of the Labor Day weekend festival