Rappelling for a thrill, and a good cause.
A judge is sending former Philly mob boss Joey Merlino back to prison for four months. He laughed it off with a joke.
William Cheeseman was the least culpable and did not hold a public job like a police dispatcher did, the judge ruled.
The district believes it be victorious in a court battle with the teachers union over benefits changes.
Taxi owners scrambled Friday to find replacement liability insurance after a major insurer failed, but the threat of immediate grounding of one-quarter of the city's taxi fleet was lifted.
The decision by Central Bucks High School West to scrub the remainder of its football season has left its two remaining opponents - and about 3,500 students and their families - dealing with the ripple effect of the last-minute cancellation.
The list that already included the 76ers' new practice facility, Holtec International, and Webimax - all moving to the Camden waterfront - keeps growing.
Chester County is the latest government in the region to sue some of the nation's largest banks to recover millions of dollars in recording fees for mortgage assignments.
TRENTON - New Jersey's candidates for a U.S. Senate seat held their only debate Friday, sparring over issues ranging from the Ebola outbreak to the prospect of a casino in North Jersey.
Andrew K. Touchstone, 51, of Gladwyne, a Philadelphia lawyer and small-game hunter who loved to work his bird dogs in the marshes of Delaware, died of a heart attack Tuesday, Oct.
The Rev. Mark Haynes claimed he was "addicted" to the images, police say.
SHANKSVILLE, Pa. - An inventory released Friday of items lost from a recent fire at the Flight 93 National Memorial headquarters includes hundreds of original photographs and items found at the crash site that were linked to the passengers and crew.
City chooses tobacco-free pharamcies in new initiative
Fugitive in Philly murder case nabbed in Tenn.
After evading arrest in a brutal double homicide for two years, Tyheem Melton was foiled by a speeding ticket in rural Tennessee.
A student recently crowned freshman class homecoming prince opened fire inside a high school cafeteria Friday near Seattle, killing one student and injuring at least four others before taking his own life, officials said.
Joan Quigley, 87, the astrologer who helped determine President Ronald Reagan's schedule and contended it was she who persuaded him to soften his stance toward the Soviet Union, died Tuesday at her San Francisco home, her sister, Ruth, told the San Francisco Chronicle.
Two 13-year-old boys were taken into custody by the Philadelphia Police Special Victims Unit and were in the process of being charged with sex-related offenses Friday night after allegedly making a sex tape with an 11-year-old girl and posting it on social media, police said.
Donning a hard hat, Temple University Health System president and chief executive Larry Kaiser watched Friday as demolition workers pried out the 84-year-old cornerstone box - a time capsule of sorts - from behind the cornerstone of the Old Medical School Building.
WASHINGTON - The dangers confronting health-care workers who treat Ebola patients took center stage Friday in the nation's capital and in America's largest city.
New York state and New Jersey announced mandatory quarantines of arriving passengers who had direct contact with Ebola patients in West Africa early Friday evening, and within three hours Gov.
BOO-tiful Corvette costumes battle in tricked out NE Philly show.
Two 13-year-olds from William Tilden Middle School face rape, unlawful restraint and related offenses.
As the leadership of Transport Workers Union continue to negotiate with SEPTA, its members will meet tomorrow to vote on authorizing a strike.
For a $1.82 billion project to replace 558 highway bridges over three years, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation on Friday chose Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners of Toronto. The team will manage the $899 million design, construction, and 25-year maintenance of the new bridges and be responsible for financing the project.
CRANBURY, N.J. - In a collective sigh of relief, top state leaders met outside a New Jersey Turnpike service area Friday morning to hail a long-anticipated expansion of the major roadway that is expected to ease commuter frustration.
TRENTON - A federal judge granted a request Friday from the four major sports leagues and the NCAA to temporarily stop New Jersey from allowing legalized sports betting.
ATLANTIC CITY - A trio of Trump Taj Mahal waitresses - Susan Blight, Patti Pinchock, and Valerie McMorris - have been with the casino since it opened on April 2, 1990.
A fund-raiser, "Smiles for Eli," will be held Sunday in Hamilton, N.J., to support the family of a preschooler whose death last month was the first confirmed fatality from Enterovirus D68 in the United States.
A priest at a Chester County parish is facing charges in the alleged possession and distribution of child pornography.
The county District Attorney's Office said the Rev. Mark Haynes, 55, a priest at SS.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - President Barack Obama will make a campaign stop for Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf as part of a multi-state campaign swing ahead of the Nov. 4 election.