1998 - Harry Belafonte
1999 - Gregory Peck
2000 - Elizabeth Taylor
2001 - Quincy Jones
2002 - Danny Glover
McDonald's employee sold crack while on the clock, police said.
Mayor Nutter said the musician would be honored for his efforts on homelessness and poverty.
Once out of prison, some inmates feared that if they found a job, debt collectors would come after their paychecks.
For decades, irate prosecutors have pursued corruption in Philadelphia Traffic Court and won significant convictions - only to have ticket-fixing become standard practice once again.
A Camden man died at Cooper University Hospital on Tuesday, three days after he was struck by a van in East Camden, authorities announced Wednesday.
Philadelphia police have arrested a man who they say sexually assaulted a woman Tuesday morning in Logan Square.
The 31-year-old woman told police that she was sleeping in the park just before noon when she awoke to find a man "crouched over her with his hands in her underwear."
Gov. Corbett on Wednesday made a Bucks County senior center the latest stop on his weeks-long campaign to rally support for a bill addressing rising pension costs.
In a bedroom in a townhouse near Amsterdam, Miguel Panduwinata reached out for his mother. "Mama, may I hug you?"
SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. - A two-day drive from home, they came on buses from across the country. They watched as the cornfields of rural America morphed into the lush, deciduous trees separating major East Coast cities.
Robert Nagy and the officer schemed to steal drugs and money from dealers.
Jaylin Landaverry's classmates gathered to remember her last night. Landaverry, 17, died Tuesday; her mother died Sunday.
Auschwitz guard Johann Breyer, 89, died Tuesday just before a judge approved his extradition.
Hundreds flooded the Center City square as fighting in Gaza persisted.
LOWER MERION While residents have expressed their reservations, the Lower Merion school district still is considering a controversial school-bus-parking proposal and plans to hold further meetings, district spokesman Doug Young said Wednesday.
TRENTON - The New Jersey Turnpike Authority wants a Florida pizza shop to pay a big toll for using a logo similar to the Garden State Parkway's green-and-yellow signs.
A Northeast Philadelphia man accused of Nazi war crimes died Tuesday night, just hours before a federal judge signed off on his extradition to Germany to stand trial for his role as an armed guard at the infamous Auschwitz death camp.
Weeds grow through chain-link fences and cracks in the pavement in a corner of Media Borough. A sign trumpeting coming repairs to Third Street and a dam in the stream below it promises in faded letters that "construction is slated for 200" - with the fourth numeral, indicating a year, scratched out.
The Rev. Wayne P. Lavin, 72, campus minister at Rutgers-Camden from 1982 to 1987, died Saturday, July 19, at Samaritan Healthcare and Hospice Inpatient Center in Mount Holly.
Tony Greenfield went into the telephone-answering business with five employees, 35 customers, and a one-room office with a switchboard in downtown Mount Holly.
The Pennsylvania Ballet, once a major national dance company, turned 50 this year and was in need of a makeover. It got an immediate jolt Tuesday when it named Angel Corella its new artistic director, effective in September.
Police charge boy's mother in brutal beating.
Four are convicted of lying to police or perjury after exhaustive jury trial.
Crumbling house sprouts large tree and big headaches.
MOUNT LAUREL Burlington County College will strut its stuff with a hands-on community showcase of several of its programs.
The free, all-ages program will be held from 3 to 7 p.m.
NEWARK, N.J. - Federal officials are investigating after parents alleged that Newark's school reorganization plan discriminates against black students.
Since July 7, the U.S. Education Department's Office of Civil Rights has been investigating whether the district's "One Newark" plan to reorganize schools discriminates against black students, department spokeswoman Dorie Turner Nolt said.
HARRISBURG - The speed limit on much of the Pennsylvania Turnpike could rise to 70 m.p.h. by next summer, state officials said Wednesday.
A Philadelphia judge will preside over the case of the former Montgomery County Republican Party leader accused of assaulting a woman who worked at his law firm.
Last year, Jim Capolupo was thrilled simply to be one of five finalists competing for the title of national superintendent of the year. For the lifelong Eagles fan, it was like playing in the Super Bowl - even though he didn't get to experience the thrill of victory.
New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney said Wednesday that he envisioned creating a nonprofit board composed of top business leaders that would reinvest gaming revenue from potential casinos in North Jersey into Atlantic City.