TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Authorities say a New Jersey man who claimed he was robbed at gunpoint, kidnapped and held against his will for three days actually had escaped from a halfway house.
HARRISBURG - In her first news conference since testifying last week before a Montgomery County grand jury, Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Monday announced the arrests of 239 individuals on drug-related offenses, but declined to take any questions.
In anticipation of an announcement tonight from the Ferguson grand jury, Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey said he has officers "standing by" to assist with what he expected to be "peaceful rallies."
A Wilmington truck driver was sentenced Monday to 30 to 60 days in prison on his second drunk-driving conviction.
PhillyConfidential: A federal judge ruled last Thursday that a civil lawsuit can proceed against the School District of Philadelphia, the School Reform Commission and the substitute teacher on duty when a kindergartner was kidnapped from class last year and later sexually assaulted.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Philadelphia's archbishop said Monday that hosting Pope Francis in the city next year during his first U.S. visit as pontiff could foster a "rebirth" for an archdiocese that has struggled with financial problems and sex abuse scandals during the last decade.
A Philadelphia judge has loosened - but refused to lift - a gag order barring comment from lawyers and witnesses in the criminal trial over last year's deadly collapse of a Salvation Army thrift store.