Philadelphia: News

17 Jun 2024

Daniel Radcliffe

Tony Awards 2024: Daniel Radcliffe, Jeremy Strong emerge winners

The Tony Awards, honoring Broadway theater's finest, spotlighted historical narratives this year.

14 May 2024


Playwright, producer Samm-Art Williams (78) dies: Reflecting on his journey

Samm-Art Williams, a Tony-nominated playwright and producer of the popular sitcom Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, has died at the age of 78.

US: Over 100 teens loot stores in Philadelphia, 20 arrested

The Philadelphia Police arrested around 20 individuals after groups of teenagers allegedly ransacked and looted popular stores in the Center City of Philadelphia, United States, on Tuesday, The Associated Press reported.

US: 17-year-old 'aspiring terrorist' linked to al-Qaeda affiliate arrested

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) arrested a 17-year-old boy in Philadelphia, United States (US), on Friday for allegedly planning a terror attack.

US: Shooting outside bar in Philadelphia leaves 9 injured

According to United States (US) police, nine people were injured outside a bar in Philadelphia often addressed as Philly, the sixth largest city in the country.

17 Aug 2022


US: 99-year-old woman welcomes her 100th great-grandchild

Marguerite Koller, 99, from Pennsylvania in the United States welcomed her 100th great-grandchild earlier this month.

05 Jun 2022

Joe Biden

US: 3 dead, 11 injured in Philadelphia shooting

Three persons were killed and 11 others were wounded on Saturday (local time) after multiple shooters opened fire on a crowd in the US city of Philadelphia, according to police.

29 Jun 2019


'Stranger Things' Season 3 and more: Know Netflix's July content

The monsters from the Upside-Down (Stranger Things) and the female brigade of Orange Is the New Black will be back on Netflix in July.

18 Jan 2019

John Cena

WWE Royal Rumble: List of all matches

Royal Rumble is the event which sets the mood for WrestleMania. It is one of the most important pay-per-view events on WWE's annual calendar.

25 Sep 2018


#MeToo impact: Bill Cosby due sentencing, accusers want jail-time

Bill Cosby's downfall remains one of the biggest achievements of the #MeToo movement.

20 May 2018


You don't need to purchase anything to sit at Starbucks

Multinational chain Starbucks rolled out a new policy on Saturday allowing patrons to sit in the cafes and use restrooms, even if they don't purchase anything.

27 Apr 2018

Sexual Assault

Bill Cosby proven guilty, faces up to 10 years imprisonment

Bill Cosby was on Thursday found guilty on all three counts of drugging and sexually assaulting onetime friend Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia home in 2004.

18 Apr 2018


Racial Tolerance: Starbucks to shut 8,000 stores for an afternoon

Starbucks, the world's biggest coffee company, will shut down 8,000 of its stores across the US in the afternoon on May 29 to give lessons on racial tolerance to its 175,000 employees.

15 Apr 2018


Outrage after black men sitting calmly at Philadelphia Starbucks arrested

Starbucks has triggered outrage after a video of two black men being arrested from one of their Philadelphia stores for "trespassing" went viral.