Bobby Allyn appears in the following:
Thursday, August 18, 2016
John Timoney, a national leader in law enforcement, has died at the age of 68. His stints in Philadelphia and Miami are remembered for both innovation and controversy.
Sunday, August 14, 2016
It's as Philly as cheesesteak — cars and trucks parked right in the middle of the city's busiest streets. A newcomer trying to rid South Philadelphia of this defining tradition is upsetting locals.
Friday, July 22, 2016
When Philadelphia hosted the GOP Convention in 2000, police were criticized for a militant response to protesters. The city promises a softer approach at the Democratic Convention next week.
Monday, June 20, 2016
Philadelphia is one of many American cities fighting gun violence. Rather than working to get guns off the street, Black Guns Matter hopes that increasing education will decrease violence.
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
Cosby, accused by dozens of women of sexual assault, is charged with 3 counts of aggravated indecent assault in a case involving an ex-Temple University employee, who says Cosby assaulted her in 2004.
Monday, February 01, 2016
Entertainer Bill Cosby heads to court on Tuesday in what is expected to be the first of many attempts by his attorneys to derail his sexual assault criminal charges. The Tuesday heari...
Friday, January 08, 2016
A Philadelphia man is in custody after allegedly ambushing a city police officer in his squad car. The officer is recovering from the attack. The man told police he shot the officer i...
Sunday, November 01, 2015
Philadelphia's Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey is retiring at the end of the year. Under his watch, the murder and violent crime rates are lower than they've been in decades.
Saturday, September 12, 2015
After a police shooting, what information should be disclosed to the public? That question is roiling Philadelphia, where a bill aims to keep confidential the names of officers who use deadly force.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
A pop-up beer garden in the Point Breeze neighborhood of Philadelphia has become the latest flashpoint of gentrification and racial tensions.
Tuesday, July 07, 2015
Carli Lloyd, who led the U.S. women's soccer team to World Cup victory, comes from Delran, N.J., and her hometown is still buzzing about her stellar performance on Sunday.
Friday, July 03, 2015
The Philadelphia Archdiocese has plans to demolish the city's oldest Polish church, but it's facing strong resistance: Longtime parishioners and neighborhood newcomers have joined forces in protest.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
The results of a DOJ investigation into the Philadelphia Police Department found that officers are shooting at citizens frequently and not receiving adequate training.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Texas Senator Ted Cruz has officially announced that he is running for president. What is about Texas politics that produces so many colorful characters that rise to political office?
Sunday, December 28, 2014
Tony Smith's disability check puts him over the income limit to receive standard Medicaid, but it's too little for him to qualify for a subsidy.
Sitting next to a federal health-care navigator at a Nashville, Tenn., clinic, he said he hopes lawmakers think of his plight and that of thousands ...
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Officials are still investigating how 32 teenagers broke out of the state's highest-security juvenile detention center in September. The breakout cast a harsh spotlight on the troubled facility.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
A youth detention center in Nashville is making news because of riots and breakouts. Advocates point to Missouri as an exemplary model. There, the atmosphere can feel more like summer camp than jail.
Monday, September 15, 2014
A Tennessee family invented a new surname for their kids, completely different from their own, and discovered that their state's law bars them from doing that.
Monday, June 16, 2014
Logging is dangerous, arduous work, and fewer young people are pursuing it. Logging groups hope more outreach, and a bill that would lower the minimum logging age, will help keep the industry going.