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Senate Education Committee chairman John Eichelberger reportedly said during a town hall meeting that he blames failing urban school systems for minority students dropping out of college and that money would be better spent training them for vocational programs.

William Toney's last calls and texts were on November 19 to some of his female friends. After that, everything, his cell phone and his social media, went blank.

Black riders are more likely to receive cancellations or have a longer wait times compared to White riders, according to a new study.

Medics rushed the toddler to Hahnemann University Hospital. She was pronounced dead at 1:01 p.m. on Thursday.

The 11-term lawmaker immediately relinquished his post as the top Democrat on the House Appropriations Subcommittee that oversees the Justice Department after his indictment last July.

NewsOne decided to take a trip back in time to explore what happened the day America bombed its own people.

Longtime Philadelphia Rep. Chaka Fattah became the first person to lose the House primary on Tuesday night. Rep. Fattah’s legal troubles may have hindered him from clinching the victory against Rep. Dwight Evans. Evans was the front-runner with 43 percent of the votes; Fattah trailed behind with 36 percent, reports Politico. Last year, Rep. Fattah was indicted […]

The Philadelphia City Council is considering a budget that includes a proposed soda tax. Philadelphia's mayor wants to fund early childhood education with the revenue. But there's serious opposition.

The train, which was heading to Savannah, Georgia, was carrying more than 340 passengers and seven crew members when it crashed.

On Thursday, officials in Philadelphia passed a resolution that not only honors Major League Baseball legend Jackie Robinson's color barrier-breaking appearance in the city in 1947 but also serves as a formal apology. On April 15, the day that Robinson shattered the barrier, his widow will receive a formal apology for the mistreatment her husband faced, NBC Philadelphia reports.