The defense lawyer for State Rep. Louise Williams Bishop, a Philadelphia legislator arrested in the resurrected sting corruption case, issued subpoenas Friday to two top officials of the state Attorney General's Office in a bid to argue that the case is tainted by racial targeting.
Responding to congressional and public criticism, federal regulators said Friday they would not weaken rules requiring certain disclosures about trains transporting crude oil and other hazardous materials.
UGI Corp. on Friday announced the completion of the acquisition of Total's liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) distribution business in France for $465 million. The acquisition of Totalgaz doubles UGI's retail propane distribution in France to about 500 million gallons a year.
The Vatican archbishop in charge of overseeing the World Meeting of Families, to be held in Philadelphia this year, is under investigation for possible embezzlement, according to several European news organizations.