A note prompted the evacuation of a Cape May County high school Thursday morning.
Under an agreement that will allow her to avoid jail time and keep her pension, state Sen. LeAnna Washington pleaded guilty Thursday in Montgomery County Court to a conflict of interest charge.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia's city council has passed a bill authorizing added penalties for gender identity and sexual orientation hate crimes that aren't covered under state law.
Heard in the Hall: Councilwoman Marian B. Tasco - who chairs the body that oversees PGW, the Philadelphia Gas Commission - introduced a resolution Thursday to hold hearings to discuss the future of Philadelphia as an energy hub.The resolution was approved unanimously.
A Philadelphia City Council aide who admitted stealing almost $25,000 in Social Security benefits from an elderly, infirm Kensington woman was sentenced Thursday to four years' probation and ordered to pay back the money.
Stu-Niversity: Not being a woman, I can’t know precisely what it’s like to be a magnet for cat calls, wolf whistles, drooling and other unwanted attention as I walk down the street.
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a building while trying to return to a Kansas airport Thursday, killing at least four people, injuring at least five others and igniting a fire that sent up towering plumes of black smoke that could be seen for miles around Wichita, officials and witnesses said.
The ongoing manhunt in northeastern Pennsylvania for the suspect in the deadly state police ambush last month has scrapped plans for trick-or-treating Friday and what would have been the 50th anniversary of a beloved Halloween parade.
A 12-year-old student in Chester County is facing charges for allegedly making bomb threats at school. New Garden Township police said the 12-year-old...
In a reflection of growing national concern about the disposal of oil and gas waste, a Pennsylvania congressman launched an investigation Wednesday into...
Mornings are about to become a little brighter, and evenings a bit darker, as daylight saving time ends this weekend. The switch goes into effect at...
Fracking has become a prominent issue in this year's Pennsylvania gubernatorial election, energizing ads, debates and campaign appearances. The argument...
FORT KENT, Maine (AP) - Maine Gov. Paul LePage says that negotiations with nurse Kaci Hickox have broken down and that he is ready to exercise the "full extent" of his authority to protect the public.
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a New Jersey Transit bus struck and killed a man in Newark.
CHESTER COUNTY School district seeks feedback WEST CHESTER The West Chester Area School District has drafted a new comprehensive plan and is seeking feedback from community members through Nov. 14.
If you're buying or selling goods through Craigslist or other websites, you might be a little hesitant to let a stranger into your homes, or venture...
It's been decades, but the strategy is to win 3 races, in Southeast and Poconos, and retain a Western seat.
X'Aria Elliott had been hearing rumors for days that the Walter D. Palmer charter might close its high school program.
When English professor Kenneth Goldsmith stands in front of his class at the University of Pennsylvania next semester, he hopes his students’ attention will be focused elsewhere.
Seventy years ago, he parachuted into a ferocious gun battle raging across the town square of Sainte-Mere-Eglise. Everywhere, buildings were ablaze and bullets zipped through the air.
This is the first story in a two-part series U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan gave Gov. Chris Christie a firm handshake and...
A California newlywed, Brittany Maynard, 29, diagnosed with a swift and fatal brain cancer, has moved with her husband to Oregon so she can have control at the end of her life under Oregon's pioneering death-with-dignity law.
Opponents of a planned apartment and retail tower near the Ardmore train station aren't giving up, even as the developer prepares to break ground in December.
BUCKS COUNTY Military rape is topic of free film DOYLESTOWN Delaware Valley College will host a free screening Thursday of The Invisible War, an investigative documentary about rape in the U.S. military.