NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Gov. Chris Christie has a message for one of his potential rivals in the 2016 presidential contest: toughen up.
The national office of Kappa Delta Rho, the Pennsylvania State University fraternity that was suspended for three years after it became known that some of its members had posted nude photos of unsuspecting women on a restricted Facebook page, had no harsh words for the punishment handed down.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Addiction treatment centers are responding to Gov. Tom Wolf's plan to increase state funding for such programs by $5 million.
Teachers at the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's 17 high schools, educating 13,500 students, unanimously voted Wednesday night to reject a proposed one-year contract, saying that the wage increase the archdiocese offered would not even cover the rise in medical-insurance premiums.
Pennsauken Township's Police Department will not be replaced with a Camden County-run force, the township's public safety director said Wednesday, ending weeks of uncertainty among officers and other residents about the future of policing there.
She has been described as a "force of nature," a "serial entrepreneur," a "doyenne." But former Gov. Ed Rendell offered perhaps the most unvarnished - and true - assessment of Marciene Mattleman, a towering force for good honored at City Hall on Wednesday for her decades of accomplishments.
A 30-year-old man was critically wounded in a shooting Wednesday evening in the city's Kensington section, police said. At 6:38 p.m. in the 2800 block of Kensington Avenue, the man was shot twice in the back, once in the right abdomen, and once in the right arm. Police took him to Temple University Hospital.
A 20-year-old man pleaded guilty Wednesday to the North Philadelphia shooting death of a woman he believed was a witness to an earlier murder.