- Judge's order reopens questions about what Paterno knew when Updated: May-06-16 2:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA - A new legal document that claims a boy told Joe Paterno in 1976 that Jerry Sandusky had molested him has dropped like a bombshell and reignited debate about what the Penn State coach knew about his longtime assistant decades before his arrest.
- Baby box programs spread to US, encourage safe sleeping Updated: May-06-16 2:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Doctors in Philadelphia hope to lower the city's high infant mortality rate by distributing baby boxes that encourage safe sleeping.
- Judge tells Philly Gas Works to stop targeting landlords Updated: May-06-16 8:10 am
PHILADELPHIA - A federal judge has told Philadelphia Gas Works to stop targeting landlords whose tenants don't pay their utility bills.
- Green, oily substance spotted on Philly's Schuylkill River Updated: May-06-16 7:33 am
PHILADELPHIA - Emergency crews found a green, oily sheen on the Schuylkill (SKOOL'-kil) River in Philadelphia, the second time this week there appears to have been some kind of spill into the river.
- The Latest: Paterno allegedly told of molestation in '76 Updated: May-05-16 8:38 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The Latest on convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky and the Penn State Abuse case (all times local):
- Eickhoff, Phillies blanked by Cards, lose 3 of 4 in St Louis Updated: May-05-16 7:16 pm
ST. LOUIS - Phillies starter Jerad Eickhoff got an early jolt. Once he recovered, he stuck around for a while.
- Woman accused of kidnapping baby from mall to face trial Updated: May-05-16 6:32 pm
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pennsylvania - A suburban Philadelphia woman charged with kidnapping a newborn from a shopping mall will face a trial on all charges against her.
- Garcia goes 7, Moss hits long HR as Cardinals blank Phillies Updated: May-05-16 6:21 pm
ST. LOUIS - Jaime Garcia watched in wonder as teammate Brandon Moss launched a moonshot at Busch Stadium.
- 76ers add 2 executives to front office, promote key exec Updated: May-05-16 2:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia 76ers have named Marc Eversley as vice president of player personnel and Ned Cohen as associate vice president.
- 3 council members protest against Philly sugary drink tax Updated: May-05-16 1:47 pm
PHILADELPHIA - Three city council members have come out against a sugary drink tax that Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney wants to use to fund a universal pre-kindergarten program and other initiatives.
- Woman arrested for staying silent during traffic stop sues Updated: May-05-16 10:57 am
TRENTON, New Jersey - A Philadelphia woman who was arrested after she refused to answer questions during a traffic stop in New Jersey has sued state police, claiming troopers violated basic rules by arresting her for remaining silent.
- Philadelphia cop injured in ambush awarded 'Man of the Year' Updated: May-05-16 6:36 am
PHILADELPHIA - A Philadelphia police officer wounded during an ambush while he was sitting in his patrol car in January has received a "Man of the Year" award in New York City.
- The Latest: Police kill unarmed driver fleeing traffic stop Updated: May-04-16 7:58 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The Latest on a police officer shooting during a Philadelphia traffic stop (all times local):
- Philadelphia police kill unarmed driver fleeing traffic stop Updated: May-04-16 7:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The police commissioner says he's "not making any judgments" pending an investigation into the shooting death of an unarmed driver by an officer during a traffic stop, one of two police shootings the same night.
- Study: Pennsylvania had backlog of 1,850 untested rape kits Updated: May-04-16 7:20 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania police agencies had a backlog of just over 1,850 untested rape kits at the end of last year, according to the first statewide study under a 2015 law that revamped procedures for handling sexual assault evidence and aimed to qualify the state for federal funding.
- David Miller third harness racing driver to top $200 million Updated: May-04-16 5:22 pm
CHESTER, Pennsylvania - David Miller became the third driver in harness racing history to surpass $200 million in career purses when he guided 40-1 shot Hickory Chumley to victory Wednesday at Harrah's Philadelphia.
- Gettysburg park gets 3,000 artifacts from Civil War museum Updated: May-04-16 4:22 pm
Gettysburg National Military Park is taking ownership of some 3,000 items from an American Civil War museum in Philadelphia that's been closed for eight years under an agreement announced Wednesday.
- Essentials: New ways to see Philly from up high and down low Updated: May-04-16 9:47 am
PHILADELPHIA - With classic rowhouse architecture, brick sidewalks and narrow streets, some charming neighborhoods in Philadelphia can almost make you forget about cheesesteaks, Rocky and that whole American Revolution thing.
- Philadelphia police officer wounds armed man Updated: May-04-16 6:59 am
PHILADELPHIA - A Philadelphia police officer wounded a man who police say opened fire after he refused to drop his gun.
- Temple student hurt in hit-and-run to walk at graduation Updated: May-04-16 3:27 am
PHILADELPHIA - A Temple University lacrosse player plans to walk at graduation after she was critically injured in a hit-and-run last year while riding her bicycle near the Philadelphia university's main campus.
- Nuns to sell estate, move tomb of 2nd American-born saint Updated: May-03-16 6:06 pm
BENSALEM, Pennsylvania - A Roman Catholic religious order announced Tuesday that it would sell its suburban Philadelphia estate and move the tomb of the second American-born saint, a banker's daughter who gave up her wealth to become a nun.
- Philadelphia ending college requirement for police recruits Updated: May-03-16 2:41 pm
PHILADELPHIA - The Philadelphia Police Department is moving to end a requirement that recruits have at least two years of college credits under their belt - a shift the new commissioner says is needed to alleviate hiring woes.
- Sugary-drink-tax campaign to run with help from ex-NY mayor Updated: May-03-16 9:30 am
PHILADELPHIA - Proponents of a sugary drinks tax in Philadelphia are going on the counterattack with help from former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
- Cross-bearing 'Jesus' arrested at Apple store for trespass Updated: May-03-16 9:05 am
PHILADELPHIA - A man who calls himself "Philly Jesus" has a new cross to bear: He was arrested at a Philadelphia Apple store on a trespassing charge.
- High school teacher charged with institutional sex assault Updated: May-03-16 5:53 am
FORT WASHINGTON, Pennsylvania - A suburban Philadelphia high school English teacher faces sexual assault charges for allegedly having a month-long sexual relationship with an 18-year-old student.