For about eight years, Philadelphia's probation and parole department has used a computer algorithm to rate the riskiness of nearly every offender it oversees.
Sara Bloom was committed to upholding the traditions her husband, Ken, lived out before his fatal heart attack at age 55.
The Zoning Board rejected a variance for a factory conversion despite strong neighborhood support and deal to create jobs for minority workers.
In a twist of internet serendipity, a veteran from South Jersey is helping the Vietnamese government track down the 300,000 war dead who have been missing for 4 decades.
Mr. Mann was regarded by friends as the quintessential gentlemen and a "mensch." He always appeared in a sports coat and tie, even in Florida's summer heat.
The Kennett Square headquarters of one of the world's largest mushroom distributors was evacuated Wednesday morning because of a hazmat situation.
The Bucks County man convicted of sexually abusing six sisters from a formerly Amish family faces sentencing on 17 counts of child sexual assault.
The chances of such a feat are 1 in 67 million.
Across the region, people want to help those hurt by the earthquake - especially those with personal ties to Mexico.
Philadelphia City Commissioner Al Schmidt says he found a glitch in PennDOT's approach to "moter-voter" that may prompt some people, in this country legally but not eligible to vote, to register to vote anyway.
That effort to raise relief funds for Hurricane Maria victims will include a social media campaign, a website campaign, and volunteers walking around Sunday's parade on the Ben Franklin Parkway soliciting the upwards of 15,000 attendees to the festival's events for donations.
"The John Birch Society wants less government, more individual responsibility and with God's help, a better world," says Affleck, 52.
A lawsuit was filed alleging black girls at Strawberry Mansion didn't get the same opportunities in sports as white girls, or African American boys. Here's the behind-the-scenes saga.
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Question: In my childhood, criticism from my parents was the constant theme. My grades were never good enough, my room was never clean enough, whatever. As a result, I feel little to no affection for my parents now that I'm an adult, and I don't spend much time...