Nearly three weeks after Gov. Tom Wolf suspended state executions, House Republicans, including a representative from Delaware County, are seeking to reverse the death penalty moratorium. House Resolution 143, sponsored by Rep. Mike Vereb, R-150, of Montgomery County, is being passed around the House for support.
Governor Tom Wolf says Pennsylvania has been wasting hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars on Wall Street managers to handle state pensio Every few years the Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra takes on a major project: a home in the community is transformed into a work of art so the PHILADELPHIA - Philadelphia police are mourning the death of an officer who was shot in the head and killed after he and his partner exchanged gunfire with two suspects trying to rob a video game store. Police say officer Robert Wilson III fired back Thursday even as he was being shot by suspects on either side of him.
My own view is that it is in the main a charmingly modest, self-deprecating place. It is, by American standards, a very old place, a fact of which one is sometimes reminded in stark terms: A house that came on the market last year was , and it was nearly a century old when it began attracting the unwanted attentions of British soldiers - three of whom were killed and quietly buried on the property.
More than 10 inches of snow fell throughout Bucks and Montgomery counties Thursday, as a winter storm caused hazardous travel and prompted numerous closures and cancellations. Heavy snowfall taped off throughout much of the region by early evening but light snow was expected to follow, according to forecasters.
Since then, the wall of Rosa's pizza is covered with post it notes from people who come in all day and prepay for a slice to feed the homeless which they can redeem if they don't have enough to pay. The Pay it Forward pizza now represents about 10 percent of Rosa's business and since that first slice was bought, Rosa's has given out almost 10,000 slices to Philadelphia's homeless.
A police officer died after being shot multiple times at a Game Stop store in Northern Philadelphia, according to a report from Philly.com . The shooting happened around 4:45 p.m. today, according to the report, at a shopping center at the intersection of W. Lehigh Avenue and N. 21st Street in the city's Swampoodle scetion.