New Jersey U.S. Senator Cory Booker introduced a measure recently on marijuana that could dramatically improve the lives of thousands of blacks and Latinos in the Philadelphia region if fully implemented, letter and spirit.
With news dominated by the misconduct of President Trump, members of his family and administration, a recent ruling in a Philadelphia courtroom received less attention than it deserved.
Michelle Angela Ortiz, nacida en el seno de una familia de inmigrantes Latinos de South Philly, es uno de los nueve artistas de todo el país premiados con la prestigiosa beca de $100,000 otorgada por la Robert Rauschenberg Foundation a los artistas con demostrado compromiso social.
Michelle Angela Ortiz, a native from South Philly born to Latino immigrants, is one of the nine artists from around the country awarded $100,000 for their demonstrated commitment to social engagement.
The 6th edition of this annual festival dedicated to black and independent film will bring to Philadelphia more than 60 films made by black producers.
La Oficina de Control de Drogas acaba de publicar su análisis sobre todos los casos reportados en 2016.
I savored the recent news that Immigration and Customs Enforcement plans to send thousands of immigration agents to so-called “sanctuary cities” to round up illegal immigrants.
Saboreé la noticia de que el Servicio de Inmigración y Control de Aduanas (ICE, por sus siglas en inglés) planea enviar miles de agentes de inmigración a las así llamadas “ciudades santuario”, para aprehender inmigrantes ilegales.
Days before the deadline set by the City of Philadelphia and Conrail, the drug infested landfill also known as Gurney street is still providing a home to opioid users throughout the city.
The career accomplishments of Kelley Hodge situate her well for the vital mission she volunteered to undertake over the next five-plus months.
A new chapter in the confrontation between Philadelphia and the Attorney General came last Friday when the Commissioner of Police questioned Jeff Sessions' statements against the city for its policy of providing shelter to immigrants.
Un nuevo capítulo del enfrentamiento entre Filadelfia y la Fiscalía General se dio el viernes pasado cuando el Comisionado de la Policía cuestionó las declaraciones de Jeff Sessions en contra de la ciudad por su política de ofrecer refugio a los inmigrantes.
Kelley B. Hodge fue designada la semana pasada Fiscal de Distrito de Filadelfia de forma provisional.
New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez has asked a federal judge to dismiss his allegation of corruption, citing a ruling by the US Supreme Court that narrowed the definition of conduct that could lead to such prosecutions.
El drama que muchas mujeres viven en los burdeles de Ciudad Juárez visto por el lente de la artista hispana Ada Trillo.
Disappointment is how Louis Cruz described his reaction to the closed door he encountered when he sought work for his company on the project City Hall and Conrail proudly announced recently to cleanup a section of railroad tracks in West Kensington where a filthy heroin abuse corridor has festered for nearly twenty years.
Artist Ada Luisa Trillo’s latest exhibit, photographs in the brothels of Juarez, Mexico, examines how women become entangled in sex work and what can be done to get them where they want to be.
An exhibition at the Artspace 1241 gallery in Philadelphia explores the symbolism of sex from the point of view of four local artists.
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL) announced today that it has launched a series of initiatives including the implementation of Spanish web pages for Latin American consulates in the country so that the Hispanic community can report incidents of hate or racism.
The concept of “executive function” was popularized by social science research showing that young children who can control their impulses, pay attention, remember details, manage their time and plan are more likely to be successful in school.
This case involves “retaliation” the federal Third Circuit Court of Appeals declared in the first sentence of the second paragraph of a recent ruling.
The right to free legal advice usually given to criminals in the United States does not apply to detained immigrants with a deportation order.
Coherente con su misión desde los inicios de su carrera dentro de la compañía y con un gran conocimiento de la estructura básica y el funcionamiento de ésta, el director general de SEPTA, Jeffrey D. Knueppel, habló en exclusiva con AL DIA sobre la transformación de la empresa de transporte público de Filadelfia de cara a los retos del siglo XXI.
SEPTA has overcome a series of setbacks over the years but despite this, the city’s transit system is going toward the future. Read below for an overview of recent changes and an in-depth interview with SEPTA's General Manager Jeffrey D. Knueppel.
El pomposo y vicioso fiscal se declara culpable de cargos de corrupción en el octavo día de un proceso penal federal sin precedentes. Las autoridades se llevan al fiscal en cuestión a prisión, enmanillado... Así transcurrió otro capítulo de la sórdida saga de Seth Williams, el ex fiscal de distrito (D.A.) de Filadelfia.