The 24-year-old remained in stable condition last night at Temple University Hospital, awaiting charges.
Even years of protest by Concord Township residents wasn't enough to save one of the final undeveloped tracts of open space in the community last week. So now they are turning to their next best option: Buying back the land.
Police were investigating the discovery of an unidentified body Friday afternoon in the Schuylkill in the city's East Falls section.
CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (AP) - A councilwoman in a small Pennsylvania borough says they're wrong for approving a form of public shaming to make sure residents cut their lawns this summer.
MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. (AP) - Police say a 2-year-old central Pennsylvania boy found a handgun on a bed and shot himself in the leg while his mother and her boyfriend were showering.
Only Council members Kenyatta Johnson, Blondell Reynolds Brown and Wilson Goode Jr., voted against the bill introduced by Councilman Mark Squilla.
Two teenagers are in custody after a woman was sexually assaulted and robbed in Port Richmond.
The two approached the woman on the 3900 block of Richmond Street about 11 p.m.
DEAR HARRY: Back in 2012, I borrowed $40,000 from my company pension plan to give me a large enough down payment on a new home we bought. I saved .5 percent in interest on the mortgage.
Lawyers for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement in Philadelphia have nearly doubled their use of the ordinarily sparingly used prosecutorial discretion to close deportation cases this year, a new study shows.
A day after City Council called on Mayor Nutter to ask tax-exempt nonprofits to make voluntary payments to help fund city schools, Nutter expressed ambivalence toward the proposal.
Stephanie Singer's tumultuous first term as one of three city commissioners overseeing Philadelphia elections is shaping up to be her last.
The eight hours between 5 p.m. last night and 6 a.m. this morning were hellish ones for Philadelphia.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Six central Pennsylvania residents have been ordered to pay more than $23,000 in fines and costs stemming from a three-month deer poaching spree.
City Commissioner Stephanie Singer's tumultuous first term is shaping up to be her last.
A ticket sold in Camden County hit a $2 million jackpot in Thursday's Pick 6 drawing.
The New Jersey Lottery said the lucky ticket was sold at the ShopRite at 542 Berlin Cross Keys Road in Sicklerville.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) - A painting of Jesus stolen in what the culprit calls a "drunken mistake" has been returned to a Mexican restaurant popular with Penn State students.
In one of the largest outbreaks of suspected foodborne illness in Philadelphia, nearly 100 lawyers and law students were sickened last month after attending a banquet celebrating the Lunar New Year in Chinatown.
SEPTA said the ad campaign will run on 84 buses for four weeks.
Philadelphia's public school students will get a day off before Pope Francis comes to town this fall.
The school district's calendar has this for Sept. 25: "Citywide Papal Visit - Administrative Offices and Schools Closed."
Philadelphia Deputy Mayor of Transportation Rina Cutler, who also worked for Ed Rendell's mayoral and gubernatorial administrations, is leaving next month for a senior position at Amtrak.
A man who was shot by police Tuesday night in Nicetown has been charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and related offenses for pointing his gun at officers and for pumping 15 shots into a minivan, at least one of which hit a 23-year-old man, police said.
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A man wanted for violating his probation after he was convicted of holding hostages by pretending to have a bomb at a bank in 2008 has surrendered after spending nearly eight hours refusing to come out of a western Pennsylvania residence surrounded by state police Friday.
Sometimes, the tiniest thing can go viral.
Like a cookie.
A Lower Merion mom learned that this week, after her Twitter rant over a school permission slip became part of an online debate about schools, food, and parenting.
The deaths of Cooper University Health System CEO John P. Sheridan Jr. and his wife, Joyce, were the result of a murder-suicide, the Somerset County Prosecutor's Office declared Friday afternoon after a six-month investigation.
The other shoe has dropped.
American Cities, the independent expenditure group backing state Sen. Anthony Williams, has launched an television ad campaign said to be worth $500,000.
A SEPTA Route 56 bus driver found a little girl in the rain about 3 a.m. Monday in Northeast Philadelphia's Tacony section, the transit agency said.
Philadelphia police are investigating a triple stabbing in a Bridesburg home that left one woman dead and another in critical condition.
HUNDREDS of jobs at city pools and summer camps are up for grabs tomorrow when Philadelphia Parks & Recreation holds its employment fair at Lawncrest Rec Center on Rising Sun Avenue near Comly in Northeast Philadelphia.