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Michelle Obama Sees Long, Hard Campaign with ‘Twists and Turns’

Michelle Obama Sees Long, Hard Campaign with ‘Twists and Turns’

SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) — Stumping Wednesday at one of her first solo public campaign rallies of the year, first lady Michelle Obama didn’t utter the word “Wisconsin” or discuss Democrats’ defeat in that state after months…

Philadelphia Weatherman Drugged, Scammed by Women

Philadelphia Weatherman Drugged, Scammed by Women

ABC News(NEW YORK) — John Bolaris was a TV weather forecaster in Philadelphia, but even he could not predict the intentions of two comely women that approached him at a luxury hotel bar in Miami.He woke up two days after the encounter with little memo…

Philadelphia Politicians to Romney: Walk Our Streets

Philadelphia Politicians to Romney: Walk Our Streets

Mario Tama/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) — As Mitt Romney went on a tour of a charter school in urban Philadelphia, sitting in on a music class and participating in an alliteration exercise with an English class, outside on the curb the city’s mayo…

Romney, Philly Teacher Go Head-to-Head on Class Size

Romney, Philly Teacher Go Head-to-Head on Class Size

Mario Tama/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) — During a visit to a struggling West Philadelphia charter school Thursday meant to highlight his newly unveiled education platform, Mitt Romney was challenged by teachers at the school on his claim that small cla…

Scare at Philadelphia Airport Prompts Investigation

Scare at Philadelphia Airport Prompts Investigation

Hemera/Thinkstock(PHILADELPHIA) — Authorities raced to Philadelphia International Airport on Tuesday afternoon when the pilot of a commuter jet appeared to either have spotted or heard a bottle rocket or flare explode near his plane. The plane, initia…

Jay-Z Announces ‘Made in America’ Music Festival

Jay-Z Announces ‘Made in America’ Music Festival

Gilbert Carrasquillo/Getty Images(PHILADELPHIA) — On the steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art made famous by Rocky, Jay-Z took the stage Monday and announced a two-day music festival that will take place over Labor Day weekend in the City of Brothe…

Philadelphia Cop Has Sex With Teen, Offers Her $100

Philadelphia Cop Has Sex With Teen, Offers Her $100

Photodisc/Thinkstock(PHILADELPHIA) — A veteran cop on the Philadelphia police force has been arrested for allegedly having sex with a 14-year-old girl in a motel room in a nearby town. Anthony Dattilo, a 12-year veteran cop, was arrested Thursday on c…

University of Pennsylvania Dean Faked PhD

University of Pennsylvania Dean Faked PhD

upenn.edu(PHILADELPHIA) — The University of Pennsylvania is keeping mum on the resignation of a dean of its graduate school, who duped the Ivy League school into believing he had a doctoral degree from Columbia University. A report this week by the Ph…

Philly Transit Workers Split $172 Million Lotto Win

Philly Transit Workers Split $172 Million Lotto Win

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(PHILADELPHIA) — Trains and subways might zip along a little faster in Philadelphia this week after a group of 48 transit workers hit a $172 million Powerball lottery jackpot.The workers, who will get about $3 million apiece, are c…

Muslim Group Offers Reward for Criminals in Muslim Garb

Muslim Group Offers Reward for Criminals in Muslim Garb

Philadelphia Police(PHILADELPHIA) — A Muslim group in Philadelphia is offering a $20,000 reward for tips leading to the arrest of criminals who have been dressing up as Muslim women.A string of bank robberies and a homicide committed by men dressed as…

Philadelphia Airport Driver Was Going 100 MPH

Philadelphia Airport Driver Was Going 100 MPH

File photo. iStockphoto/Thinkstock(PHILADELPHIA) — The man who disrupted Philadelphia’s airport by darting onto the runway in his car, reached speeds up to 100 mph as a plane was about to land, according to an affidavit filed by an arresting FBI agen…

Philadelphia Airport Closed After Police Chase on Runway

Philadelphia Airport Closed After Police Chase on Runway

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(PHILADELPHIA) — Philadelphia International Airport was closed briefly Thursday after a drunken man drove his SUV through a fence and onto two runways, leading police on a high-speed chase, sparking a terrorism scare and forcing…

Philadelphia Jewel Heist Caught on Tape

Philadelphia Jewel Heist Caught on Tape

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(PHILADELPHIA) — Philadelphia police have released a tape they believe shows a man breaking into a woman’s apartment and leaving with jewelry valued at $875,000.The alleged burglary took place late in the morning on Jan. 18…

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