Liz Heideman knew she wanted to be a children's librarian from second grade, when a librarian handed her books to read every time she walked into the library.
A woman died from a gunshot Friday afternoon in East Norriton Township, Montgomery County prosecutors said. About 2:25 p.m., police responded to a report of a shooting inside a residence in the 3000 block of Stoney Creek Road, said First Assistant District Attorney Kevin R. Steele.
Police have arrested a South Jersey couple for allegedly running a far-reaching counterfeit credit card ring. And, when officers searched the home where the suspects were taken into custody, they said they also uncovered a marijuana grow operation, an energy theft scheme and hundreds of gallons of purportedly-stolen diesel fuel.
MANTUA Walking through trash-strewn lots and past dilapidated houses, Mayor Nutter and Federal Housing Administration Commissioner Carol Galante listened to officials and community leaders talk about the future transformation of Mantua.
TULLYTOWN She made national headlines last year, alleging police brutality after officers used a Taser on her handcuffed son, 14, who fled from police and fell. The image of his bloodied face went viral.
The former aide to Gov. Christie whose e-mail about "traffic problems in Fort Lee" is at the center of the George Washington Bridge controversy says a federal investigator tried to speak with her family the day after Christie announced her firing, according to a new court filing.
Michael Pouls, a Main Line developer whose name had for many become synonymous with the borrow-and-spend excesses of the early 2000s, saw his wave of prosperity come crashing down Friday as a federal judge sentenced him to eight years in prison for bank fraud.
Police have found the body of an autistic woman who was reported missing Thursday after wandering away from her caregiver inside a Center City department store.
EWING, N.J. No criminal charges will be filed in an explosion Tuesday that killed a woman in a townhouse complex in this Mercer County community, the mayor said Friday.
WEST OAK LANE A West Oak Lane man was sentenced to 19 to 40 years in prison Friday for his role as lookout in an attempted 2010 home-invasion robbery that wounded two men and killed local disc jockey Rendell "DJ Randy Flash" Miller.
CHERRY HILL A man was arrested Friday after accidentally discharging his weapon in an office building next to the Cherry Hill Mall, police said. No one was hurt.
Two New Jersey men were sentenced Friday for operating a bogus 9/11 charity through which they swindled generous donors out of thousands of dollars.
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. Embracing criticism about its selection, Rutgers University affirmed Friday that it will host former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice as the commencement speaker at its New Brunswick campus graduation in May.
A Philadelphia police officer who allegedly lied during court testimony about two arrests was suspended today with intent to dismiss. Officer Steven...
Archbishop Charles Chaput has “strong hopes” that Pope Francis will visit Philadelphia in 2015 for Catholic church celebration the Eighth World Meeting of Families, the archbishop announced Friday in an installment of his weekly column.
A Philadelphia police officer received minor injuries when his police cruiser was struck from behind by another vehicle, police said. The officer was...
President Obama's latest ambassadorial nominee is another big donor. Andrew Schapiro, a Chicago corporate attorney who went to law school with the president...
Billionaire-backed groups spend big pushing charter schools and vouchers.
PHILADELPHIA A ruling last year that potentially stripped Pennsylvania of hundreds of millions of dollars it was getting as part of the sweeping settlement with tobacco companies was legally flawed, attorneys for the state told a Philadelphia judge Friday.
Federal auditors have found that the Christie administration complied with state and federal standards in issuing a no-bid contract to a Florida firm tasked with cleaning up debris in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
Three people have been arrested in connection with two fires in late January that damaged a prosecutor’s office and law firm in New Jersey.
The Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania has ruled against a group of Holmesburg residents who have been fighting to keep a methadone clinic from opening...
A four-and-a-half-minute Facebook video that shows a little girl trying to wake her nearly unconscious mother on SEPTA’s Route 66 bus has attracted the attention of Philadelphia police and the Department of Human Services.