Divers searching the Schuylkill for any trace of a missing West Chester University student found the 21-year-old's keys in the water near the riverbank Sunday, the student's uncle said.
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says he disagrees with President Obama's decision to work to normalize relations with Cuba and wants the president to demand the return of a convicted cop killer before diplomatic relations proceed.
NEW YORK (AP) - A gunman who vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two New York City officers in a patrol car and fatally shot them in broad daylight Saturday before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said.
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey on Saturday night expressed anger over the execution-style killings of two New York City police officers and said his officers needed to be careful and stay alert.
WASHINGTON - The House was not in session, having already adjourned for the year. Here's how area senators voted on major issues last week:
The police cars, barricades, and ambulances are long gone, but residents of the Pheasant Run apartments in Harleysville are still haunted by searing memories of mass murder.
Tyrone R. Parler came home from Vietnam, got a city job in Philadelphia, and hardly mentioned the war.
He didn't keep in touch with friends from the Army, didn't bother to declare his veteran's status when he got a new identification card.
Lowell Steward, 95, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen who flew nearly 200 missions over Europe during World War II, died Wednesday of natural causes at a hospital in Ventura, Calif.
In 1984, Diane DeBarri, a Bucks County native, was convicted of federal drug charges and sentenced to 90 days in prison.
A demonstration called the BlackOut Philly March is planned Sunday night through the streets of Center City in response to what organizers call police brutality and racial tension across the county.
Chester County police are looking for two people in connection with the home invasion and robbery Saturday night in West Whiteland Township, police said.
More than a decade ago, I first noted in the pages of the Philadelphia Daily News the battle then underway between the coloreds and the whites. It was a column that sparked considerable reaction.
Nicole Stone, 33. Ex-wife of Bradley Stone. Shot at least twice in the head in the Harleysville apartment she shared with their two young daughters.
Three people were killed Friday night and early Saturday morning in a series of unrelated incidents, one of which involved an interrupted burglary, police said.
LONGPORT, N.J. - Buoys bobbed in the bay near the tip of this town on a recent frigid day. Many of the waterfront homes were empty - their inhabitants absent and elsewhere.
William Stokking, 81, retired principal cellist of the Philadelphia Orchestra and former faculty member of the Curtis Institute, died Sunday, Dec. 14, at a Moorestown nursing home of complications from a stroke.
EGG HARBOR CITY, N.J. - You may not be in the market for a pie or a poinsettia on any given day.
A memorial service will be held Sunday, Jan. 25, for Julian Katz, 77, of Gladwyne, a leading gastroenterologist, author, and educator.
It was an unusual situation - a prosecutor explaining why she wasn't bringing charges. But Kathleen Kane seemed supremely confident.
Investigators have found a set of personal keys belonging to missing Roxborough man Shane Montgomery.
An argument over a woman on Dover Street in North Philadelphia prompted a shooting that left a man hospitalized Saturday night, police said.
A McGeehan's patron was hurt when a man allegedly shot into the bar on Cottman Avenue in Northeast Philadelphia. A second man who fired a shot at the scene and pointed a gun at investigating officers was also arrested, police said.
A five-year, $82 million project to replace seven bridges over the Vine Street Expressway will also remodel the cultural spine of the city.
Sure, this is peak season for generosity. And in these final days before the great unwrapping, stores are overrun with magnanimous souls seeking to show their love for friends and family with stuff.
Last weekend, the Springfield Township library in Delaware County hosted a screening of the sing-along edition of Frozen, the Disney film in which an ice queen, Elsa, dooms her subjects to eternal frostbite until her younger sister, Anna, steps in to save the day.
By the end of last week, Joe O'Brien was reeling.
It took O'Brien, the executive director of the Chester County Intermediate Unit, a few days to wade through the long-awaited 111-page grand jury report that described mismanagement, unethical behavior, and theft of student funds at the Coatesville Area School District.
Virna Lisi, 78, a multifaceted Italian actress who found herself hostage to the sultry looks that sparked her career, quitting Hollywood in the 1960s after being typecast in bombshell roles, died Thursday in Rome.
ATLANTIC CITY - The 22d annual toy drive by the local nonprofit Just 4 Kids came Saturday in a holiday season like no other for Atlantic City - holiday cheer for some of the children whose families have suffered from unprecedented casino layoffs.
NEW YORK - A gunman who announced online that he was planning to shoot two police officers in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner ambushed two officers in a patrol car and shot them to death in broad daylight Saturday before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said.