Detectives who arrived on the scene of the brutal stabbing of a grandmother in a King of Prussia apartment in October 2012 found no trace of the woman's 10-month-old granddaughter. Instead, notes written to the girl's parents littered the floor, claiming that the infant had been kidnapped and demanding a $50,000 ransom.
A South Jersey man is in critical condition today after authorities say he apparently tried to steal a sports utility vehicle that belonged to an off-duty police officer.
Hill-Freedman World Academy, a magnet school in Northwest Philadelphia, has won a National Blue Ribbon Award from the U.S. Department of Education, Education Secretary Arne Duncan announced Tuesday.
KISO, Japan (AP) - Increased seismic activity raised concern Tuesday about the possibility of another eruption at a Japanese volcano where 36 people were killed, forcing rescuers to suspend plans to try to recover at least two dozen bodies still near the summit.
The former business agent who oversaw a Philadelphia ironworkers union's operations in the city pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal conspiracy, arson and extortion charges stemming from the group's penchant for violence and intimidation to secure work for its members.