Published: Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:33:34 GMT2016-10-28T05:33:34Z
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:33:34 GMT2016-10-28T05:33:34ZBirds were still asleep when Ivan Haynes awoke last Friday, but he was eager to get to court for the final act in the existential mess that had landed him in jail for 41 days.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:33:33 GMT2016-10-28T05:33:33ZIn one of the largest rail crash settlements in U.S. history, federal district Judge Legrome Davis Thursday signed off on a $265 million payout by Amtrak for the 2015 derailment in Philadelphia of passenger train 188 that claimed eight lives and injured more than 200.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:33:30 GMT2016-10-28T05:33:30ZThe Archdiocese of Philadelphia envisions hundreds of new dwellings - including one for the archbishop - around its Center City cathedral.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:33:21 GMT2016-10-28T05:33:21ZBELLEFONTE, Pa. - A jury on Thursday ordered Pennsylvania State University to pay $7.3 million to Mike McQueary, who blamed school officials for destroying his life and coaching career after he emerged five years ago as the star witness against Jerry Sandusky and the administrators accused of covering up Sandusky's sex attacks on boys.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:33:12 GMT2016-10-28T05:33:12ZNEWARK, N.J. - A federal judge postponed closing arguments in the George Washington Bridge lane-closure case, dismissing jurors Thursday morning over an undisclosed legal issue.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:31:29 GMT2016-10-28T05:31:29ZThree days after the state ordered a West Philadelphia residential treatment facility to close its doors following the death of a 17-year-old patient, City Council voted Thursday to hold hearings on that facility and others that care for troubled youth.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:31:29 GMT2016-10-28T05:31:29ZChoking or otherwise blocking someone's breathing will become a felony in some instances in Pennsylvania under a new law being hailed by supporters as a valuable weapon against domestic violence.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:31:27 GMT2016-10-28T05:31:27ZTwo former Pennsylvania Supreme Court chief justices and a prominent Philadelphia lawyer are now asking a federal court to declare a ballot question about extending state judges' retirement age unconstitutional and any votes cast on it invalid.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:31:27 GMT2016-10-28T05:31:27ZHARRISBURG - As cities nationwide grapple with fatal police shootings, many involving unarmed black men, Pennsylvania's legislature on Thursday passed and sent to Gov. Wolf a contentious measure that would block public officials from immediately releasing the names of officers involved in such incidents.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:31:26 GMT2016-10-28T05:31:26ZHARRISBURG - Pennsylvania towns that depend on millions of dollars in casino taxes were plunged into new uncertainty Thursday when legislators failed to approve a plan to replace funding that will be stripped from them by a Supreme Court ruling last month.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:31:26 GMT2016-10-28T05:31:26ZA Philadelphia Municipal Court judge on Thursday acquitted a Delaware County man accused of indecent assault of a fellow delegate during the Democratic National Convention.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:31:26 GMT2016-10-28T05:31:26ZHARRISBURG - Gov. Wolf says he will free the six-pack. In a statement Thursday morning, the Democratic governor said he intends to sign a bill passed by the legislature this week to allow beer distributors to sell six-packs, growlers, and even single cans.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 05:31:25 GMT2016-10-28T05:31:25ZAn Olney man's experience at a University City strip club went from titillating to terrifying when a stripper stabbed him in the neck because he refused her offer of a private dance, according to a lawsuit he filed in Philadelphia Common Pleas Court.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 04:30:58 GMT2016-10-28T04:30:58ZBELLEFONTE, Pa. - A jury on Thursday ordered Penn State University to pay $7.3 million to Mike McQueary, who blamed school officials for destroying his life and coaching career after he emerged five years ago as the star witness against Jerry Sandusky and the administrators accused of covering up Sandusky's sex attacks on boys.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 03:00:10 GMT2016-10-28T03:00:10ZNEW YORK (AP) - Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence's campaign plane slid off a runway during a rainstorm at New York's LaGuardia Airport late Thursday, tearing up concrete before coming to rest on a patch of grass.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 02:57:47 GMT2016-10-28T02:57:47ZA veteran principal has been dispatched to Kenderton Elementary to bring order to the North Philadelphia school, which has been roiled by fights, academic problems, and reports of children wandering the halls.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 02:44:25 GMT2016-10-28T02:44:25Z
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 02:40:06 GMT2016-10-28T02:40:06ZNEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. (AP) - A former Rutgers University student whose roommate killed himself after being secretly recorded on a web camera kissing another man pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted invasion of privacy.
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 02:36:47 GMT2016-10-28T02:36:47Z
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 00:36:16 GMT2016-10-28T00:36:16ZA former top lawyer who sued former Attorney General Kathleen Kane, saying she fired him in retaliation for grand jury testimony against her, is getting his job back and settling that lawsuit.