A 22-year-old man was in critical condition after being stabbed Thursday night in North Philadelphia, police said. About 7:30 p.m. in the 1700 block of Susquehanna Avenue, the man was stabbed once in the lower abdomen. Police took him to Temple University Hospital.
As the two-year anniversary of the building collapse at 22nd and Market approaches, attorneys for the victims are still working on interviewing everyone involved in the civil case. On Tuesday, Common Pleas Court Judge Mark Bernstein issued an order forcing Joel Oshtry, the attorney for STB Investments Corp, which owns the properties on 2100 of Market Street that were set to be demolished, to comply with a deposition request.
The U.S. Justice Department has subpoenaed a subsidiary of Olympus Corp. regarding a company endoscope that has been linked to the transmission of deadly "superbugs" that are resistant to multiple antibiotics.
Two and a half years ago, Krista Sperber rode out Hurricane Sandy inside her Belmar home. She; her husband, Michael Irwin; and a few neighbors gathered for a hurricane party, and watched as five feet of water surrounded their neighborhood in 15 minutes, she said.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) - Rutgers University in New Jersey has dismissed a football player from the team who was arrested on a robbery charge last weekend in Florida.
In the face of steep funding cuts, the city school system is now spending less to educate each student than it has since 2008, and benefits are costing nearly $8,000 more per teacher than they did three years ago.
Drexel overhauled its enrollment process this spring. How's it going? Pretty good, so far, though a smaller freshman class is likely.
The developers who hope to transform the now largely empty Gallery at Market East into a destination retail center made their pitch to City Council on Thursday for legislation needed to get the project going, but in the end they were waylaid by two other concerns: a living wage and making the previous occupants whole.
A Department of Homeland Security official said Thursday his agency was surveying the security vulnerabilities of all Philadelphia buildings and facilities near the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, where Pope Francis will appear twice in September.
Christmas came early for SEPTA on Thursday. The transit agency's board of directors authorized nearly $300 million in vehicle purchases and construction projects. Also, it approved a $1.36 billion operating budget and $535 million capital budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1.