| Jul 14, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Slow but steady population declines continue in Monroe and Pike counties, according to recent U.S. Census Bureau estimates.
The population of Pike County has gotten older while Monroe County remains one of the most ethnically and racially diverse...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 2:01 PM
PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania's Republican governor called on President Barack Obama on Saturday to intervene to end a transit strike in the greater Philadelphia area and force the two sides to negotiate.
The move by Governor Tom Corbett came hours after...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 4:27 PM
An 89-year-old Philadelphia man was arrested and charged with serving as an armed guard at a Nazi death camp, aiding in the slaughter of more than 200,000 Jewish men, women and children during World War II, according to court filings released Wednesday....
| Jun 30, 2014
Sociologist Alice Goffman is a 5-foot-2-inch white woman who grew up in privilege in Philadelphia's historic and affluent neighborhood of Center City.
But over the course of six years — during part of her time as an undergraduate at the University...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 8:40 AM
Late last week, Tom May — the 27-year-old singer and guitarist for the Philadelphia punk band the Menzingers — waited to board a plane at Texas' Austin-Bergstrom International Airport that would take him to his hometown of Scranton, Pa., for a...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:38 PM
Robert J. "Chief" Hunter, a career railroader who retired from Amtrak, died of heart failure Wednesday at Little Flower Manor nursing home in Darby, Pa. The former Lutherville resident was 91.
The son of Robert Hunter, a shipyard worker, and Delia...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:30 AM
Stewart Elliott chuckled when he was asked the question.
Why is winning the Triple Crown so difficult?
Elliott, Smarty Jones' jockey in 2004, rattled off a laundry list of reasons why no horse has captured the sport's most prestigious honor since...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 8:52 AM
Two Pennsylvania congressmen on Thursday released pictures they say show boxes of mail that went unanswered for years at the Philadelphia Veterans Affairs Regional Office.
In a letter sent to a top VA official, U.S. Reps. Patrick Meehan (R., Delaware)...
| Jun 29, 2014
| 12:52 PM
Sister Dorothy Mary Epple, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 66 years, died Tuesday of a heart attack at Assisi House in Aston, Pa. She was 86.
Dorothy Mary Epple was born to Carl and Barbara M. Bender Epple and was raised on...
| Mar 24, 2014
| 8:40 AM
You might want to sit down for this, beer lover: We could have shared Half Acre Beer Co. with Pennsylvania.
When considering his brewery's expansion plans, Half Acre founder Gabriel Magliaro looked at land in rural Pennsylvania, outside of Philadelphia,...
| May 22, 2014
| 2:30 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Michael Kelly was born in Philadelphia, Penn., on this day in 1969. This birthday guy currently co-stars as Doug Stamper on "House Of Cards" and has appeared in recurring roles on "Person Of Interest," "The Good Wife" and "The...