For calling his son gay and disrupting the funeral, Al Snyder fought Westboro all the way to the Supreme Court without publicly revealing a secret - that he himself is gay.
years for Bob Gross to build his current model railroad.
members comprise the Glenolden Association of Model Railroaders.
Carmen Berra, 85, the wife of New York Yankees great Yogi Berra, has died.
It's hard enough to get along with people with "normal" emotions, let alone those with mental illnesses that make feelings intense, unpredictable, and volatile.
WASHINGTON - Here is how Philadelphia-area members of Congress voted on major issues last week:
Loan guarantees for Ukraine. Voting 385-23, the House on Thursday passed a bipartisan bill (HR 4152) to allocate up to $1 billion in U.S.
PITTSBURGH Tom Wolf, the front-runner in the Democratic primary for governor, collected Western Pennsylvania support from a broad lineup of the party's regional leaders during a Saturday news conference in Pittsburgh.
John L. Reader Jr., 82, who retired as police chief in Brooklawn in 1991, died of a blood infection on Thursday, March 6, at Cooper University Medical Center in Camden.
CAMDEN Cheryl Chavis walked through Lanning Square on Thursday, fliers in hand, Bluetooth in her ear, in search of Camden's youngest residents.
CHERRY HILL The Monster Mania Convention in Cherry Hill is a congenial nightmare, with merchandising.
For the 11th straight year, horror movie fans and the stars of scary movies came together for a campy weekend of blood and giggles in South Jersey, the least terrifying place on the planet - unless you fear the Container Store.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Former Pennsylvania House Speaker John Perzel is looking forward to his future now that he's out of prison, but it won't be in Harrisburg.
WASHINGTON - To many Democrats, Debo Adegbile was a renowned voting rights lawyer, the perfect pick to lead the Justice Department's Division of Civil Rights.
Before beginning a $2.5 billion project to widen the New Jersey Turnpike, turnpike officials said the construction was necessary to reduce existing congestion and to cope with future traffic.
At 2 a.m. Sunday, all clocks were to be set forward one hour.
An off-duty police officer shot a man in the leg Saturday morning during a fight over dog feces left in the officer's yard, police said.
Science disappeared, but Geometry was saved.
After a house fire in Strawberry Mansion last year, a cat named Science went missing, but Geometry was rescued by Red Paw Emergency Relief Team, a nonprofit that assists people and their pets when fire strikes.
Katie Anne Castaldi, 31, of Sadsburyville, a stylist and image consultant who helped clients at a Jeffersonville hair salon show the world their best faces, died Tuesday, March 4, of injuries suffered in an auto accident on the Route 30 Bypass in Caln Township.
Ramon Gonzalez's first customer asked him to build a wrought-iron facade enclosure - folks in Camden call them "belly porches" - at her house on 20th Street.
BEIJING - A Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared from the sky is presumed to have crashed in the Gulf of Thailand off Vietnam with 239 people aboard, including two who appeared to have been traveling with false identification.
PLEASANTVILLE, N.J. - If the fear was that Hurricane Sandy would level off the quirky and distinctive enclaves of the Jersey Shore, look no further than this hidden bay front of Pleasantville, a city across the water from Atlantic City better known for its tolls, crime, and unemployment office.
Three years ago this week, the world watched a nuclear accident unfold. Although Fukushima Daiichi sits halfway around the globe, there are chilling similarities between what happened in Japan and what could happen here.
KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) - Military radar indicates that the missing Boeing 777 jet may have turned back before vanishing, Malaysia's air force chief said Sunday as authorities were investigating up to four passengers with suspicious identifications.
Yo, Paulie, I hope this don't sound crazy or nothing, but I think I feel a song coming on.
In the strangest pop crossover since Jerry Springer: The Opera, Rocky, the saga of the stumblebum boxer from Philadelphia, will open this week on the Great White Way.
What a difference a year makes. Last March, Mayor Nutter's annual budget address was silenced by a ferocious din of enraged municipal workers with piercing whistles. Council President Darrell Clarke did nothing to preserve order in his chambers.
TRENTON - Authorities said an off-duty Trenton emergency services worker helped about a dozen people escape a fire at a city duplex this week.
WEST CHESTER When West Chester's Sankofa Academy opened in 2005, its founders touted it as an African American charter school where students would excel under a curriculum infused with their history and culture.
Sheila MacRae, 92, starred on the Broadway stage and in films, yet it was her small-screen role as the tolerant and brassy wife of a Brooklyn bus driver for which she is most remembered.
EASTAMPTON Hezekiah B. Smith lived life on his own terms.
For 22 years, he ruled a small industrial village employing hundreds of people in a complex that produced woodworking machinery.
ORLANDO - Comcast Corp., hungry for revenue and profit growth beyond its core telecommunications business, is investing hundreds of millions of dollars into theme parks in California and Florida and doing what few other U.S.
WEST CAPE MAY - For a couple of hundred years now, it has been the light - its brilliance and refraction spoken about with reverence here - that has brought great artists and those unknown to this enclave on the southern tip of New Jersey.