Lindsay Lohan’s stepmom pleads guilty to disorderly conduct in Pa. bus altercation

The stepmother of actress Lindsay Lohan has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct in an incident in which state police said she tried to commandeer an occupied bus and attacked its driver in Pennsylvania's Lehigh County on Christmas Day.

Lindsay Lohan’s stepmom pleads guilty to disorderly conduct in Pa. bus altercation

The stepmother of actress Lindsay Lohan has pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct in an incident in which state police said she tried to commandeer an occupied bus and attacked its driver in Pennsylvania's Lehigh County on Christmas Day.

Teen who killed Boys’ Latin student on South St. claims self-defense; prosecutor says, ‘Nonsense’

Jurors will begin deliberations Thursday to determine if the shooting was murder or self-defense.

Teen who killed Boys’ Latin student on South St. claims self-defense; prosecutor says, ‘Nonsense’

Jurors will begin deliberations Thursday to determine if the shooting was murder or self-defense.

New Hope officer who shot man in holding cell was a career cop who made an 'unfortunate’ mistake, mayor says

Matthew Zimmerman, 65, quietly retired two days before Bucks County District Attorney Matthew Weintraub publicly announced stated that the officer had shot a prisoner in during the “honest but mistaken” belief that he had drawn his Taser, rather than his gun.

New Hope officer who shot man in holding cell was a career cop who made an 'unfortunate’ mistake, mayor says

Matthew Zimmerman, 65, quietly retired two days before Bucks County District Attorney Matthew Weintraub publicly announced stated that the officer had shot a prisoner in during the “honest but mistaken” belief that he had drawn his Taser, rather than his gun.
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Pa. inspector general to review state’s handling of Grace Packer case

The Pennsylvania Inspector General’s office is investigating the state Department of Human Services' role in ensuring the safety of children who are suspected of being abused — and whether employees at the department failed to detect problems in the handling of Grace’s case.

As Rutgers faculty reach contract accord, Temple faculty begin negotiations

“For the first time in our almost 50-year history, our union has made it possible for women and faculty of color to obtain pay equity,” the Rutgers AAUP-AFT faculty union said in an email to its members. “In short, we won provisions for equal pay for equal work."

Global portal puts Philly students in the same room with people from distant and troubled lands

“It’s cool. It’s like Skype but not Skype,” said Isabelle Jolinger, a senior at AIM Academy. “I’ve done stuff where I’ve traveled to places — but the portal connects you to places I wouldn’t go.”

Pennsylvania fines casino $235K for underage betting, and for unauthorized free slots play

The Sands Bethlehem casino is attached to a mall, where young people roam. Two new satellite casinos in Shippensburg and Greensburg will also be located in malls.

Philadelphia ‘marijuana doctor’ suspended for ‘problematic pattern of cannabis use’

Matthew Roman practices in Old City. He has an active presence on YouTube and recently filed suit against the federal government.

Amid abuse probe, Glen Mills Schools appeals license revocation by state DHS

Leaders at the oldest U.S. reform school deny abusing children and argue that too many inspectors have toured the Delaware County campus for a cover-up to have taken place.

Former Delaware State U. official pleads guilty to taking bribes

Crystal Martin, former associate registrar at the historically black institution in Dover, De., entered the plea in federal court in Wilmington, according to a news release from Delaware U.S. Attorney David C. Weiss. Her sentencing is scheduled for July 1; she faces a maximum of 10 years in prison.

Waiting for internet gambling in Pennsylvania? State sets a deadline to go live

The state plans to go live in July with i-Gaming. NJ launched internet gaming in 2013, and it generated $44.9M in tax revenue last year.

Retirement savings: New bill would make it easier for small businesses to help employees put more away

The bill, with bipartisan support, proposes to create tax credit for companies that automatically enroll their employees in retirement plans while also offering easier access for part-time workers to participate.

Destination Maternity stock tumbles after poor earnings report

“This was not a positive report in any way," said one investor, Trip Miller, partner of the Memphis-based hedge fund Gullane Capital Partners.

Thrive TRM hires serial entrepreneur Lucinda Duncalfe to help the recruiting platform grow

“We are looking for larger quarters,” to house the firm’s expanded staff, somewhere in the Philadelphia area, said Duncalfe, who stepped down as chief executive at Conshohocken-based Monetate last summer.

Rail cars carrying trash derail in Berks County

Crews are on the scene cleaning up after at least 16 containers carrying trash on a freight train derailed in Pennsylvania

Danger, beauty, and grief at the end of a popular hiking trail in Jim Thorpe

The Pennsylvania Game Commission plans to close the popular Glen Onoko Falls trail by May 1.

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