The U.S. Justice Department has subpoenaed a subsidiary of Olympus Corp. regarding a company endoscope that has been linked to the transmission of deadly "superbugs" that are resistant to multiple antibiotics.
PATCO finally rolled out the first of its refurbished rail cars Thursday morning, with local officials promising the $194 million overhaul will mean new levels of comfort, safety and reliability for commuters who travel between South Jersey and Center City.
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Pentagon says it inadvertently shipped live anthrax spores to as many as nine laboratories and is investigating how that happened.
Drexel overhauled its enrollment process this spring. How's it going? Pretty good, so far, though a smaller freshman class is likely.
A new mural at a Catholic school in North Philadelphia will honor Pope Francis. Officials unveiled a rendering for the mural, which will be displayed at the future location at St. Malachy School at 1012 W. Thompson St., on Thursday. The announcement of the mural comes just less than four months in advance of the pope's visit to Philadelphia for the World Meeting of Families.
A longtime civilian employee of the Philadelphia Police Department was acquitted by a judge Thursday of charges she brandished a gun and threatened to kill a South Philadelphia woman last summer during a family dispute.