Another sinkhole appears in Chester County neighborhood, exposing Mariner East pipeline

A 5-foot wide, 10-foot deep sinkhole appeared in the backyard of a home on Lisa Drive in West Whiteland Township on Sunday. Authorities say it was caused by the failure of a water drainage system associated with the controversial Mariner East 1 natural gas pipeline.

Volunteers dream up a world without gun violence at King Day of Service

Across the region, a record 150,000 people of all ages and races braved frigid temperature to donate time and sweat in about 1,800 community service projects throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, according to Todd Bernstein, founder and director of the region’s King Day of Service.

Volunteers dream up a world without gun violence at King Day of Service

Across the region, a record 150,000 people of all ages and races braved frigid temperature to donate time and sweat in about 1,800 community service projects throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware, according to Todd Bernstein, founder and director of the region’s King Day of Service.

A Philly repair company charged an 86-year-old $4,650 and gave her nothing

Repairs R Us claims it sold the consumer a "preventative maintenance plan," but it never provided a receipt or contract.

A Philly repair company charged an 86-year-old $4,650 and gave her nothing

Repairs R Us claims it sold the consumer a "preventative maintenance plan," but it never provided a receipt or contract.

Philly rapper PnB Rock arrested for drugs, gun in Bucks County home

Bensalem Police found four pounds of marijuana and a stolen gun in a home the rapper PnB Rock rents.

Philly rapper PnB Rock arrested for drugs, gun in Bucks County home

Bensalem Police found four pounds of marijuana and a stolen gun in a home the rapper PnB Rock rents.
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After a rain-soaked 2018, farmers brace for another wet year

Pennsylvania farmers battled unrelenting rainfall last year, only to be met with paltry fields of crops and sickened animals. 2019 is also off to a watery start.

Government shutdown jeopardizes museum’s celebration of 100th anniversary of women’s right to vote

“If we can’t apply for grants because their staff can’t work, that puts some of our public programs at risk in the future,” said PAFA museum director Brooke Davis Anderson.

Thousands of absentee ballots were rejected as record turnout encountered Pa.’s tight deadlines

In recent midterm elections, around 2,000 absentee ballots were rejected statewide because they arrived after the deadline. Last election, more than 4,600 ballots were rejected just in Philadelphia and its suburbs.

Opinion

Can Philadelphia’s new and different delegation to Harrisburg mean anything new and different for Philadelphia? | John Baer

City legislators are pushing a bold plan to fight Philly's poverty. It's a new attack on an old problem, but it's noteworthy in its unity.

Will even more murder cases tied to a former Philly detective be thrown out?

At least four cases connected to ex-Det. Philip Nordo have deteriorated or dissolved in the past six months, but no one will say how many more might be under review — or if an investigation of Nordo might yield charges.

A black R&B artist hoped singing for Trump would build ‘a bridge.’ It derailed her career instead.

Chrisette Michele held hands with her band members during a final prayer, posed for a pre-show Instagram photo and stepped out into what remains of a career battered by a five-minute-18-second association with Donald Trump.

Gun threat closes Upper Merion schools; suspect taken into custody

Upper Merion police and the FBI are investigating a school shooting threat that appeared on Twitter.

Montco DA: ‘No evidence of a crime’ in deaths of elderly couple

A postal worker found Ross and Rhoda Woodward dead outside their home on Dec. 4.

‘This is Lower South. I know everything there is to know’: Corrupt Bucks County judge pleads guilty

John Waltman, a former district magistrate judge, wielded astonishing control over the government of the working-class Bucks County community of Lower Southampton. New transcripts of FBI wire recordings reveal how he used it to further his many crimes.

Republican state senator to leave seat in middle of term

A three-term Republican state senator from south-central Pennsylvania says he's leaving his seat in the middle of his term.

Pa. prosecutor, 73, found guilty of obstruction in ex’s cases

A 73-year-old Pennsylvania prosecutor has been found guilty of obstructing justice and misusing the power of his office by improperly intervening in criminal cases involving his 41-year-old former girlfriend.

Bribery plot involving shabby seat cushions gets ex-Amtrak employee a year in prison

Timothy Miller, a former procurement officer for the train company, accepted more than $20,000 in bribes and trips to Rehoboth Beach to steer seat cushion contracts to an unqualified company that delivered products so poorly manufactured that most of them had to be thrown out.

Politics
Kamala Harris announces she will run for president

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