Attorney General Kane Announces Arrest of ‘Traveling’ Child Predator

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of a Dauphin County man accused of posting an online advertisement for sex and then traveling to the Harrisburg area for a sexual encounter with a person he believed was a 14-year-old boy. According to the criminal
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Two Shootings in US Cities Kill 1, Injure 17 in 24 Hours

VOA News One person is dead and at least 17 are wounded, including several children, in two mass shootings in major U.S. cities in 24 hours. Late Saturday, a gunman opened fire on a street party in a Philadelphia neighborhood, injuring a toddler, two older children, and at least five adults. Two (more...)

Woman Accused of Abusing Special Needs Son Charged in Medicaid Fraud Case

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced her office has filed a second set of criminal charges against a Pittsburgh caregiver accused of overbilling a state disability program in part by forging the signature of her care-dependent brother. Vonda Kay Brown, 44, was charged with three counts of Medicaid fraud, two counts of theft (more...)

Attorney General Kane Announces Charges Against Exeter Township Officials

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced charges against four Exeter Township officials: supervisors John E. Coolbaugh, Richard E. Overman, James W. Douse, and current secretary and former supervisor Mary F. Martin. The case was referred to the Office of Attorney General by the Luzerne County District Attorney due to lack of resources. According to (more...)

Phlash Is Back With A Service Period And Expended Route

Philadelphia’s residents and visitors found purple buses on the roads again.  That’s right, the Philly PHLASH is back and kicking off the season. PHLASH, which is managed by the Independence Visitor Center Corporation (IVCC), will operate a seven-day-a-week service through September 7, 2015, with a Friday through Sunday schedule beginning on September 11 through November (more...)

Amtrak Train Crash: 7 Dead, More Than 200 Injured

At least seven people were killed and over 200 people hurt after an Amtrak Northeast Regional train en route from Washington to New York, carrying 238 passengers and five crew members, derailed and rolled onto its side in Port Richmond, near Philadelphia Tuesday night. According to VOA, " an (more...)

Medicare Beneficiary Pleads Guilty to Receiving Kickbacks & Making False Statements

Craig Brown, 46, of Philadelphia, PA, pleaded guilty to receiving kickbacks and making false statements in a health care matter, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. The defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 25 years in prison, three years of supervised release, a $1.25 million fine, a $500 (more...)

Two Dead Bodies Were Found Inside a Home in Bucks County

According to CBS News, two dead bodies were found inside a home in Bucks County  on Sunday night.Both victims were in their mid-60's and shot in the head. Police say they found the bodies after responding to a home on Lempa Road in Northampton.They were found in their master bedroom, the woman in (more...)

Former Non-Profit Executive Pleads Guilty To Stealing Funds Intended To Help The Homeles

Nathaniel E. Robinson, 62, of Philadelphia, pleaded guilty to charges that he used funds intended to help the homeless to pay for his own personal and living expenses.  The case was initiated by a tip to the Philadelphia Office of the Inspector General and was also investigated by the FBI. (more...)

City Of Philadelphia Announces Snow Emergency

Mayor Michael A. Nutter announced that a snow emergency will be declared for the City of Philadelphia beginning at 6:00 a.m. tomorrow. For citizens, a snow emergency means all parked cars must be moved off snow emergency routes for plowing.  When relocating your car, park as far from the corner of the (more...)

The City of Philadelphia Declared a Snow Emergency

The city of Philadelphia declared a snow emergency on Monday as a large winter storm approaches the Philly. Mayer Nutter said winds gusting to 30 mph and temperatures plunging into the teens or low 20s. City officials reported, that " Philadelphia public and parochial schools will be closed on Tuesday, January (more...)

Industrial Supply Company Sentenced For Overbilling The Citymore Than $550,000

Airmatic, Inc. to pay full restitution to the City and accept three-year debarment The City of Philadelphia Inspector General Amy L. Kurland and United States Attorney Zane Memeger of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania announced that Airmatic, Inc., was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of mail fraud for (more...)

City Offices Closed & Services Curtailed For Christmas & New Year’s Day

All City of Philadelphia offices will be closed and City services curtailed on Christmas Day, Thursday, December 25, 2014 and New Year's Day, Thursday, January 1, 2015 -- both legal holidays. Streets Commissioner David J. Perri reminds residents that trash and recycling (more...)

Editor’s Death Prompts Reflections on Importance of Journalism

The death of Ben Bradlee, the tenacious and hard-driving leader of the Washington Post newsroom for 26 years, triggered reflections not only on the life of the man but also on the important role that a free press plays in holding government accountable. “For Benjamin Bradlee, journalism was more than a profession (more...)

Local Man Inspires the Nation from Philly and Beyond

“He has provided hope and passion to others battling FA, along with their families; giving them the ride of their lives.” When people are around Kyle Bryant for even a few minutes, they seem to immediately get a sense of warmth and closeness. Bryant, a down-to-earth, kind, humorous and (more...)

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