For about eight years, Philadelphia's probation and parole department has used a computer algorithm to rate the riskiness of nearly every offender it oversees.
Authorities on Thursday apprehended an 18-year-old man in Chester wanted for a fatal shooting in June. Devonte Perkins, of Chester, was taken into custody without incident about 11:15 a.m. in the Sun Village section of the city
A double shooting left one man dead Thursday night in the city's Strawberry Mansion section. Just before 8:25 p.m., a 33-year-old man was shot in the abdomen while driving a Mercury Grand Marquis in the 1800 block of North 33rd Street.
A special Mass was said at St. Patrick Catholic Church to pray and raise funds for victims.
Mensah M. Dean received the 2017 Vernon Jarrett Medal for Journalistic Excellence for a series of articles on a state prison inmate who was kept in solitary confinement for 37 years.
Critics say the latest attempt to repeal Obamacare punishes states that chose to give health coverage to more residents.
Sara Bloom was committed to upholding the traditions her husband, Ken, lived out before his fatal heart attack at age 55.
The Zoning Board rejected a variance for a factory conversion despite strong neighborhood support and deal to create jobs for minority workers.
In a twist of internet serendipity, a veteran from South Jersey is helping the Vietnamese government track down the 300,000 war dead who have been missing for 4 decades.
Mr. Mann was regarded by friends as the quintessential gentlemen and a "mensch." He always appeared in a sports coat and tie, even in Florida's summer heat.
The Kennett Square headquarters of one of the world's largest mushroom distributors was evacuated Wednesday morning because of a hazmat situation.
The Bucks County man convicted of sexually abusing six sisters from a formerly Amish family faces sentencing on 17 counts of child sexual assault.
The chances of such a feat are 1 in 67 million.
Across the region, people want to help those hurt by the earthquake - especially those with personal ties to Mexico.