NEW YORK (AP) - Tom Petty's family says his death last year was due to an accidental drug overdose.
An autopsy released Friday said that Roy Halladay had evidence of morphine, amphetamine, and zolpidem in his system in November when he fatally crashed his single-engine plane into the Gulf of Mexico.
Rene Boucher, 59, will face a count of assaulting a member of Congress after becoming angry when he saw Paul stack more brush on a pile near his yard. Court documents say Boucher intends to enter a guilty plea.
NEW YORK (AP) - A proposal to charge motorists nearly $12 to drive into the busiest parts of Manhattan provoked protests and complaints even before it was released Friday, though there are signs the idea of congestion pricing is quietly gaining momentum in the nation's largest city.
Though the township granted a zoning variance, the state has not granted a permit to any company to operate a facility in Lower Merion.
The graduate of the Baldwin School, Bryn Mawr College, and Temple's Beasley School of Law was sworn in Friday morning, becoming the fifth female district attorney in Philadelphia's collar counties.
LAS VEGAS (AP) - The Las Vegas gunman meticulously planned the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history, researching SWAT tactics, renting other hotel rooms overlooking outdoor concerts and investigating potential targets in at least four cities, authorities said Friday.
Furniture retailer CB2, considered the younger, hipper version of Crate & Barrel, debuts at 1422-24 Walnut Street in Center City on Feb. 2. Thos. Moser will be two blocks away, at 1601 Walnut Street.
Officers said that the individuals claimed to be affiliated with a television show but could provide no media credentials. The item in question was packed in a roller bag and included a motor, wires and PVC pipes.
He faces up to three years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000. Sentencing is scheduled for April 25.
The three-panel court aggressively questioned J. Dwight Yoder, the attorney for the Adorers as to why he believed the court should now handle the matter since the nuns never brought it up during the lengthy federal approval process for the pipeline.
Sen. Chuck McIlhinney of Bucks County will retire after his term ends at the end of the year.
Federal prosecutors said Friday they would retry U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez on bribery charges, two months after a jury in Newark said it was hopelessly deadlocked.