A South Jersey auto parts shop discriminated against a 54-year-old African American job applicant when it refused to hire him, instead choosing two younger, non-African American individuals, state officials said Tuesday.
SCHUYLKILL TWP. The Route 23 bridge over Pickering Creek was reopened Tuesday in Chester County, PennDot said. The $1.7-million project to rehabilitate the bridge in Schuylkill Township finished some weeks ahead of schedule.
A producer of the HBO drama pilot "The Deuce" has been questioned by New York City police in connection with the death of a 38-year-old woman on Sunday in Manhattan, according to published reports.
Planning officials have approved a developer's proposal for the city's second casino in South Philadelphia despite concerns over the project's size and use of outdoor signs.
State Rep. Brian Sims has been a member of the GOP-controlled Pennsylvania General Assembly for nearly three years and, in that time, the Center City Democrat has had no legislation become law.
In what officials say is the nation's first such county-wide effort, Bucks County police departments announced Tuesday that they have created a database of DNA samples collected from accused or suspected criminals.
Three months behind on his contract to demolish a four-story Center City building and frustrated by the Salvation Army's refusal to let his workers on the adjacent roof of its thrift store, contractor Griffin Campbell came up with another plan.
The Montgomery County District Attorney's Office is investigating a fatal car accident at a canal in Upper Providence.
HARRISBURG - In what appears to be one of the first major concessions in the three-month Pennsylvania budget impasse, Gov. Wolf is backing off his demand to raise the state sales tax, but is still pushing for new education funding by hiking the personal income tax and imposing a new tax on natural gas drillers.
The Community College of Philadelphia was on lockdown for about 45 minutes Tuesday morning after a report of a man possibly entering with a gun, school and police officials said.
THON organizers at Pennsylvania State University are reviewing safety measures and canceling an upcoming "canning" weekend after a student was killed in a car crash during a recent fund-raising trip.
UNION, N.J. (AP) - Police say two men stole a New Jersey couple's car without realizing initially that their 15-year-old son was in the backseat.
Two police officers were hospitalized early Tuesday after their marked SUV crashed into a tree in Southwest Philadelphia. Their conditions have not been released but a female officer is reported to have suffered a broken leg and a male officer has neck and other injuries.
For centuries, the measure of Hannah Till's life was relegated to the appendix of an obscure Philadelphia history book.
Like their counterparts elsewhere, Pennsylvania Republicans would prefer that the party's 2016 presidential nominee be a political outsider, according to a poll released Monday by Mercyhurst College in Erie.
WASHINGTON - The corruption case against New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez has become a battleground over the controversial Supreme Court decision that allowed the flood of campaign money that is reshaping elections.