An emergency hearing scheduled for Friday on a request by Walter D. Palmer Leadership Learning Partners Charter School for $1.4 million from the Philadelphia School District was again put on hold.
CANADENSIS, Pa. - For the second night in a row Friday, police shut down roads and told people to stay in their homes near a house that Eric Frein, suspected of killing one state trooper and wounding another in an ambush last week, shared with his parents.
A Philadelphia Orphans' Court judge has appointed a receivership to rehabilitate the neglected 200-acre Mount Moriah Cemetery, which straddles Cobbs Creek in Southwest Philadelphia and Yeadon, Delaware County, according to an order posted Friday.
Frank and Megan Trosky had told their 8-year-old twins that they would be back home in Pitman on Tuesday. They didn't say they were spending their 10th wedding anniversary in Mexico - the twin brother and sister loved snorkeling there on previous vacations and would have "thrown a hissy fit," a relative said.
You know that non-binding ballot referendum City Council approved Thursday to ask voters if the School Reform Commission should be abolished?
HARRISBURG - A second top aide to Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane is leaving. Linda Dale Hoffa, senior executive deputy attorney general, told Kane this week that after two years in Harrisburg, she has decided to return to Philadelphia to be with her family. Her last day is Sept. 30.
Downingtown native Lisa Victorius was a record-breaking track star at the University of South Carolina. She held the school's 3,000-meter record, was captain of the cross-country and track teams, and won rookie of the year as a freshman runner.