Election to Replace Convicted Former Philly Councilman Will Be May 17
The May 17 primary in Pennsylvania will be the date when Philadelphia voters in federally convicted former Philadelphia Councilman Bobby Henon’s district will elect his replacement.
Convicted Philly Councilman Henon Resigns
Despite previously saying he would wait until his February sentencing, Philadelphia City Councilman Bobby Henon resigned Thursday, months after his conviction on federal public corruption charges. NBC10’s Miguel Martinez-Valle reports.
Philly Councilman Henon Resigning After Federal Conviction
Philadelphia councilman Bobby Henon is resigning from his role months after being convicted of federal public corruption-related crimes. Henon had previously vowed to keep his seat until his sentencing in February of this year.
Philly's Year in Review: Arrivals and Departures in 2021
What and who came and went in Philadelphia this year? It turns out that the second pandemic year brought more change than you might have expected.
Philly's Year in Review: Recapping Memorable Moments of 2021
From the historic flooding of the Schuylkill River in August to the trucker who ousted New Jersey’s longest-serving Senate president, 2021 was full of surprises and intrigues. Here’s a roundup of some of the stories from 2021 across the Philadelphia region that we’ll still be talking about in 2022 and beyond.
Government Watchdog Groups, Elected Officials Call for Reform in Philly
Good government watchdog groups and some elected leaders in Philadelphia called on local elected officials to take up reform efforts that could help prevent future public corruption in the city following high-profile convictions in a federal trial earlier this month.