During his years as Ed Rendell's deputy mayor, Herbert Vederman refused to collect a city paycheck, living instead off the millions he made from his family's retail clothing empire.
Before disgraced ex-narcotics officer - and star government witness - Jeffrey Walker was sentenced Wednesday to 3 1/2 years in prison, U.S. District Judge Eduardo C. Robreno needed to revisit testimony that resulted in the acquittal of six of Walker's fellow officers.
West Chester-based TV and Web retailer QVC will open its first West Coast distribution center at a 1.1 million-square-foot facility in Ontario, Calif., according to commercial real estate services firm CBRE, which brokered the lease.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - Three University of Virginia graduates and members of a fraternity profiled in a debunked account of a gang rape in a retracted Rolling Stone magazine story filed a lawsuit against the publication and the article's author Wednesday, court records show.
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Steppingstone Scholars, a nonprofit that provides academic enrichment for minority and low-income students, has received a Lenfest Foundation grant that will provide $400,000 over two years to expand a science and arts program at two North Philadelphia public schools.
New Jersey Senate President Stephen Sweeney on Wednesday said the federal government should provide low-interest loans to states struggling to pay down their pension obligations, the latest proposal to shore up benefits for public workers.
YORK, Pa. (AP) - There's been another meeting aimed at resolving Pennsylvania's state budget standoff, but participants aren't reporting any breakthroughs.
The lawyer for Thomas Coffee - accused of luring a man into a fatal robbery using a Craigslist ad - will try to challenge the integrity of the prosecution case Thursday by questioning the now-disgraced Philadelphia homicide detective who led the criminal probe.