The arrests of six longtime narcotics officers on federal corruption charges Wednesday prompted Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey to reiterate his call for the department to regularly rotate narcotics officers out of the unit.
Thelma Brown, 69, who was injured in the carjacking crash Friday that killed three children, was released Wednesday from Hahnemann University Hospital, a hospital spokeswoman said.
Two brazen men, accused of stealing another man's motorcycle, are in custody tonight, police said. And one of them is sporting a gunshot wound after...
At least one dog, three cats and 13 people have been exposed to rabies after a kitten found last week in Medford Township tested positive for the fatal virus.
Authorities are seeking a man and woman caught on video Wednesday in Burlington County using a credit card stolen from a police officer.
HARRISBURG - The head of the Pennsylvania State Police said Wednesday that he planned to fight a federal lawsuit seeking to dial down the agency's hiring standards.
WASHINGTON – Philadelphia-area Republicans voted Wednesday to support a measure authorizing House Speaker John Boehner to sue President Obama for...
Just as Mayor Nutter quietly left for Paris, he has quietly returned. With no fanfare or official debriefing about his six-day trip to France, Nutter went back to his mayoral routine Wednesday, taking part in a groundbreaking ceremony.
Five people have been arrested in connection with the armed robbery of Caesars Atlantic City Hotel & Casino last week, state police announced Wednesday.
The fallout from a cheating scandal in the Philadelphia School District continues. Three retired teachers surrendered their professional credentials last month for allegedly engaging in "multiple PSSA testing violations" related to Pennsylvania's system of standardized tests, according to the state Department of Education.
Two men are fighting for their lives tonight as police try to piece together an incident in Strawberry Mansion that saw an officer exchanging fire with...
The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board slashed the license fee for a tavern gaming license to $500 from $2,000 in a unanimous vote, the agency said.
A U.S. Postal Service driver has been charged with DUI after crashing her mail truck Tuesday afternoon in Delaware County.
An 82-year-old South Jersey man was killed this afternoon as he attempted to make a U-Turn on Delsea Drive in Deptford Township, police said. The driver...
A man who punched a Wawa patron for allegedly looking at his daughter last weekend has been identified and arrested.
A male was shot by a police officer Wednesday afternoon during a confrontation in the city's Strawberry Mansion section, police said.
Five of 14 Pennsylvania universities in the state system, including Cheyney State University, have warned that they may lay off faculty at the end of the next academic year, state system officials said Wednesday.
Six Flags Great Adventure is celebrating the debut of the first sea lion pup born at the Jackson, N.J. theme park, which bills itself as the world’s largest.
A veteran educator and priest has been chosen to lead Roman Catholic High School for Boys, the Archdiocese of Philadelphia announced today. Father Joseph...
One defendant cracked his knuckles. Another's knees bounced with unchecked nervousness. Still another sat ramrod straight, looking as though the next few minutes could be his last.
Joseph Smith called his life a "nightmare that just won't seem to quit," and it's likely no one in the courtroom disagreed.
Gov. Christie on Wednesday urged lawmakers to vote for changes he says are needed to reverse the "utter failure" of New Jersey's bail system, declaring that "we are nearly out of time to act."
A New Jersey man has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from a Pop Warner organization based out of Langhorne, Bucks County for the better part of the last decade, the U.S. Attorney for New Jersey said.
Five leaders of Ironworkers Local 410, previously indicted in February by federal prosecutors, are facing additional charges of extortion for targeting non-union workers who were building elementary schools and other public facilities in the Philadelphia suburbs.
The Philadelphia Police Department released the following biographical information on the six narcotics officers charged today with RICO conspiracy, robbery, extortion, kidnapping and drug dealing: