As its value has risen, a growing class of criminals are focusing on stealing and selling used cooking oil.
In "Last House Standing," Ben Marcin shoots neighbor-less rowhouses surrounded by dreary, vacant lots.
A broad two-week crackdown on inter-city charters and vans.
Leigh Gallagher on her new book, The End of the Suburbs: Where the American Dream Is Moving.
A photographer from Philly wants to put your face on a billboard.
Where public payrolls still don't reflect the local population.
Parents call it "the deliberate starvation of one of the nation’s biggest school districts."
Meet the people transforming post-industrial Fishtown into a haven for artists and writers.
The conclusion to a long-running study of "crack babies" in Philadelphia.
In a desperately poor, dangerous part of town, Memphis Street Academy decided to ditch its metal detectors and focus on supporting students. Violence dropped by 90 percent.
A look back at the peculiar personalities of the short-lived 1890 Players' League.
Thanks to Yelp reviews.
North American cities are producing substantially less wealth per ton of greenhouse gas emissions than their European counterparts.
At least, that's not what's going on in this widely circulated photo of a sinkhole filled with bright green ooze.
Welcome to your demographic future, Charlotte, North Carolina.
He had visited the Market Street demolition site several times in the last few months and had declared it safe.
A partially demolished building fell onto a Salvation Army thrift store, trapping more than a dozen people inside.
A peek at the archdiocese's unprecedented push to bring back its struggling schools.