Infrastructure: Where the U.S. is going in 2021 and beyond

Read Now

Philadelphia

Latest Stories

philadelphia_prosecutor_gifts_80939.jpg

philadelphia_prosecutor_gifts_80939.jpg

FILE - Int his Tuesday, March 28, 2017, file photo, Philadelphia District Attorney Seth Williams departs after a preliminary hearing in his bribery and extortion case at the federal courthouse in Philadelphia. Williams, the city's top prosecutor accused of taking bribes in exchange for legal favors, is set to go on trial on corruption charges. Jury selection gets underway on Monday, June 19, in federal court in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

train_track_heroin_market_70750.jpg

train_track_heroin_market_70750.jpg

FILE – In this Feb. 2, 2017, file photo, used needles litter the ground at an open-air drug market along Conrail train tracks in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and a representative of railroad operator Conrail announced an agreement Thursday, June 15, 2017, they hope can put an end to an open-air heroin market that has operated for decades along a half-mile stretch of syringe-laden train tracks. (Michael Bryant /The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)

train_track_heroin_market_65635.jpg

train_track_heroin_market_65635.jpg

FILE – In this Feb. 2, 2017, file photo, Gail Groves Scott, bottom left, a health policy fellow in addiction studies at the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia, leads politicians, law enforcement personnel and reporters down a muddy path surrounded by trash and used needles, during a tour of an open-air drug market along Conrail train tracks in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and a representative of railroad operator Conrail announced an agreement Thursday, June 15, 2017, they hope can put an end to an open-air heroin market that has operated for decades along a half-mile stretch of syringe-laden train tracks. (Michael Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)

train_track_heroin_market_99662.jpg

train_track_heroin_market_99662.jpg

FILE – In this Feb. 2, 2017, file photo, politicians, law enforcement personnel and reporters tour an open-air drug market strewn with litter and used needles, along Conrail train tracks in the Kensington section of Philadelphia. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and a representative of railroad operator Conrail announced an agreement Thursday, June 15, 2017, they hope can put an end to an open-air heroin market that has operated for decades along a half-mile stretch of syringe-laden train tracks. (Michael Bryant/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP, File)

giants_phillies_baseball_36155.jpg

giants_phillies_baseball_36155.jpg

Philadelphia Phillies' Maikel Franco, right, celebrates after hitting a home run off San Francisco Giants relief pitcher Derek Law during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, June 4, 2017, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 9-7. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

travel_philadelphia's_neglected_music_legacy_02992.jpg

travel_philadelphia's_neglected_music_legacy_02992.jpg

This May 8, 2017 photo shows the former Checker Cafe in Philadelphia. The dilapidated building is the shell of the last remaining jazz club along what was once a bustling jazz corridor along Ridge Avenue. Philadelphia has a rich musical legacy: It's birthplace of the lush acoustic style known as The Sound of Philadelphia and the hometown of "American Bandstand" and Chubby Checker's "Twist." But there's no major museum or other place of pilgrimage for music fans that encompasses the city's music history. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

travel_philadelphia's_neglected_music_legacy_58438.jpg

travel_philadelphia's_neglected_music_legacy_58438.jpg

This May 8, 2017 photo shows a notice posted on the former Checker Cafe in Philadelphia. The dilapidated building is the shell of the last remaining jazz club along what was once a bustling jazz corridor along Ridge Avenue. Philadelphia has a rich musical legacy: It's birthplace of the lush acoustic style known as The Sound of Philadelphia and the hometown of "American Bandstand" and Chubby Checker's "Twist." But there's no major museum or other place of pilgrimage for music fans that encompasses the city's music history. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

travel_philadelphia's_neglected_music_legacy_92802.jpg

travel_philadelphia's_neglected_music_legacy_92802.jpg

This May 8, 2017 photo shows the former Checker Cafe in Philadelphia. The dilapidated building is the shell of the last remaining jazz club along what was once a bustling jazz corridor along Ridge Avenue. Philadelphia has a rich musical legacy: It's birthplace of the lush acoustic style known as The Sound of Philadelphia and the hometown of "American Bandstand" and Chubby Checker's "Twist." But there's no major museum or other place of pilgrimage for music fans that encompasses the city's music history. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

rockies_phillies_baseball_98617.jpg

rockies_phillies_baseball_98617.jpg

Philadelphia Phillies' Tommy Joseph, left, runs after hitting the game-winning RBI-single off Colorado Rockies relief pitcher Scott Oberg during the 11th inning of a baseball game, Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 2-1. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

rockies_phillies_baseball_49678.jpg

rockies_phillies_baseball_49678.jpg

Philadelphia Phillies' Tommy Joseph, center, is doused by Andres Blanco, left, and Cameron Rupp after Joseph hit the game winning RBI-single in the 11th inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 2-1. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

aptopix_rockies_phillies_baseball_15139.jpg

aptopix_rockies_phillies_baseball_15139.jpg

Philadelphia Phillies' Tommy Joseph, center, is doused by Andres Blanco, left, and Cameron Rupp after Joseph hit the game winning RBI-single in the 11th inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Thursday, May 25, 2017, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 2-1. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

philadelphia_police_headquarters_move_12108.jpg

philadelphia_police_headquarters_move_12108.jpg

FILE – In this Feb. 27, 2013, photo, a woman crosses the parking lot to the Philadelphia Police Department's headquarters building, which opened in 1963 and is known as the Roundhouse, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia city officials announced plans Wednesday, May 24, 2017, to relocate the Philadelphia Police Department's headquarters to the building that served as the home of The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News newspapers until 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

philadelphia_police_headquarters_move_12577.jpg

philadelphia_police_headquarters_move_12577.jpg

FILE – This April 10, 2015, file photo shows the Philadelphia Police Department's headquarters building, which opened in 1963 and is known as the Roundhouse, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia city officials announced plans Wednesday, May 24, 2017, to relocate the Philadelphia Police Department's headquarters to the building that served as the home of The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News newspapers until 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

philadelphia_police_headquarters_move_58393.jpg

philadelphia_police_headquarters_move_58393.jpg

FILE – This Jan. 2, 2007, file photo shows The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News building, center, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia city officials announced plans Wednesday, May 24, 2017, to relocate the Philadelphia Police Department's headquarters to the building that served as the home of The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News newspapers until 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

philadelphia_police_headquarters_move_82332.jpg

philadelphia_police_headquarters_move_82332.jpg

FILE – In this Feb. 27, 2013, file photo, a car drives past the Philadelphia Police Department's headquarters building, which opened in 1963 and is known as the Roundhouse, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia city officials announced plans Wednesday, May 24, 2017, to relocate the Philadelphia Police Department's headquarters to the building that served as the home of The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News newspapers until 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

philadelphia_police_headquarters_move_21598.jpg

philadelphia_police_headquarters_move_21598.jpg

FILE – In this April 28, 2010, file photo, Dave Sexton sells newspapers outside The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News building, left, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia city officials announced plans Wednesday, May 24, 2017, to relocate the Philadelphia Police Department's headquarters to the building that served as the home of The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News newspapers until 2012. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

philadelphia_prosecutor_reformer_05576.jpg

philadelphia_prosecutor_reformer_05576.jpg

Larry Krasner, the Democratic nominee for Philadelphia district attorney, speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Krasner, a civil rights lawyer who has defended Black Lives Matter and Occupy Philadelphia protesters, vows to oppose the death penalty and mass incarceration if elected. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

philadelphia_prosecutor_reformer_54926.jpg

philadelphia_prosecutor_reformer_54926.jpg

Larry Krasner, the Democratic nominee for Philadelphia district attorney, speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Krasner, a civil rights lawyer who has defended Black Lives Matter and Occupy Philadelphia protesters, vows to oppose the death penalty and mass incarceration if elected. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

philadelphia_prosecutor_reformer_60724.jpg

philadelphia_prosecutor_reformer_60724.jpg

Larry Krasner, the Democratic nominee for Philadelphia district attorney, speaks during a news conference in Philadelphia, Wednesday, May 17, 2017. Krasner, a civil rights lawyer who has defended Black Lives Matter and Occupy Philadelphia protesters, vows to oppose the death penalty and mass incarceration if elected. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

correction_booker_penn_commencement_82057.jpg

correction_booker_penn_commencement_82057.jpg

CORRECTS TO REFLECT THAT HE WAS THE GUEST SPEAKER- U.S. Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J., was the guest speaker during the University of Pennsylvania commencement ceremony, in Philadelphia, Monday, May 15, 2017. The Democrat addressed the 5,000 graduates during Monday's ceremony in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

© Copyright 2021 The Washington Times, LLC
3600 New York Avenue NE, Washington, DC 20002

Switch to Desktop version