Then, he claimed he was the victim, police said.
The tax board must adjudicate 23,000 appeals from property-taxpayers.
Dick Frieder lived most of his life not knowing what his father did during World War II.
It turned out he did something remarkable:
Amber Hellesten, 15, faces third-degree murder charges in the death of Azim Chaplin, 14, in February.
Michael C. Janeway, 73, the former top editor of the Boston Globe and executive editor of the Atlantic magazine, who later held academic posts and wrote books on history and public policy, died of cancer Thursday at his home in Lakeville, Conn.
Bill introduced to revise act aiding transit-oriented development
UPPER DARBY A decade after Pennsylvania passed legislation to promote development near public transit stations, municipalities are struggling to take advantage of the program.
New Jersey has identified nearly 700 homes it plans to buy and demolish as part of an effort to move people out of flood-prone areas.
Highway renamed in honor of Brian Gregg, fallen police officer
NEWTOWN A large portion of the Newtown Bypass on Tuesday was renamed in honor of Newtown Borough Police Officer Brian Gregg.
Like a fan trying to sneak past the velvet rope, 15-year-old George Majoros used his connections.
He had washed dishes and bused cafeteria tables at the hilltop complex in Bucks County, so he volunteered for extra duty.
Manayunk resident Ashley Newhall, 28, has a law degree and a master's in agricultural law, and she passed the bar in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. These days, she's working with some extremely demanding and exacting clients.
The Skyspace has attracted a variety of fans, including a group that helps the disabled appreciate art.
MaST Charter's presidents says, "I feel like I'm in 'Star Trek.' "
Mayor says they were looking for missing evidence.
At Broad Street Broad, apparel that is pink or too girlie is out, and a grittier look is in.
Kevin Sharp, 43, a country-music singer who recorded multiple chart-topping songs and survived a well-publicized battle with cancer, died Saturday in Fair Oaks, Calif., of complications from past stomach surgeries and digestive issues.
Former diplomat to speak at Ursinus
COLLEGEVILLE Ursinus College is hosting a lecture on "The Arab Spring: Russia and Syria" on Wednesday evening, featuring former Ambassador Richard W.
The New Jersey legislative panel investigating September lane closures at the George Washington Bridge has called four people - current and former members of the Christie administration and officials at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey - to testify next month.
The Philadelphia School District has taken the unprecedented step of asking the School Reform Commission to revoke Palmer Leadership's charter, alleging poor academic performance, financial woes, and billing for students no longer attending the school.
Charles F. Fluehr, 82, of Cheltenham, a veteran and a former owner of his family's furniture store, died Tuesday, April 15, of leukemia at Einstein Medical Center Elkins Park.
Democrat Allyson Schwartz could use a boost in the governor's race from usually reliable opposite-party players.
It's "Back to the Future" for the high court as it rules that states can ban affirmative action in college admissions.
Superintendent Hite will recommend that the SRC revoke its charter.
A heroic story of rising to the occasion.
The federal trial against Linda Ann Weston and four co-defendants is expected to start next year.
CAMDEN The two school operators hoping to open "Renaissance" schools in Camden this fall have requested waivers from the state for the portion of their application requiring that they provide an address and building schematics.
SPRING CITY U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey (R., Pa.) toured a Spring City company Tuesday to push his bipartisan plan that he said uses tax reform to make it easier for people to start and grow small businesses.
GARFIELD, N.J. A routine undercover drug buy ended in gunfire in a North Jersey shopping center parking lot Tuesday, leaving a police officer wounded and two suspects in custody, and a third hospitalized.
NORTH PHILA. Doug Wager, artistic director of Temple University's theater program, plunged into books about the hidden, heartbreaking life of girls after he saw what happened to his 13-year-old daughter two years ago.
WASHINGTON Gov. Christie continued Tuesday to make his pitch for pension reform and renewal of a cap on raises for public workers, sounding alarms about the state's economic future in a speech at a New Jersey Chamber of Commerce dinner.