Philadelphia Shoppers Expected To Spend Less Than Most This Holiday SeasonThe official start to the holiday shopping season is nearly upon us, but just how eager are you to empty your wallet? It turns out Philadelphia is bucking this year's national trend of spending more, according to a survey.
Lawmakers Speak Out On Renewed Push To Bring Broad Street Line To Navy YardNearly a dozen lawmakers and other officials spoke in favor of the project in South Philadelphia this morning.
Atlantic City's Financial Future Uncertain After Christie's Veto Of Rescue BillsAtlantic City's financial future remains uncertain, after Governor Chris Christie this past week conditionally vetoed a package of rescue bills that lawmakers passed in June.
Tattoos Are Fleeting Before They're Forever, Thanks To Philly StartupYou test drive a car before you buy it, so wouldn't you want to do the same before making another big life decision? A Center City Philadelphia company is offering just that service for people who are thinking about getting tattoos.
New Jersey Considers Adding Special Courts To Help VeteransThere are more than 260 such courts in 37 states, but there are none in New Jersey.
Governor Christie Vetoes Election Law BillGovernor Christie uses his veto pen to nix a bill that would have overhauled election law in New Jersey.
Man Sentenced In Chester County DUI Crash That Killed Two Teenage Siblings He was driving so fast his pickup truck was described as a "two-and-half ton missile" before it smashed into a minivan in Uwchlan and killed two Chester County teens. Now, the man from Media who pleaded guilty to homicide by vehicle while driving under the influence, will spend the next 18-36 years behind bars.
Some Retailers Give An Early Look At Black Friday BargainsSome retailers are giving shoppers a jump start on Black Friday, courtesy leaked ads or early deals.
New Drugmaker Has Roots In Century-Old Business Deal In Delaware CountyOne of the Philadelphia area's newest pharmaceutical companies is celebrating its ties to one of the oldest.
Pope To Family Who Drove 13,000 Miles To See Him: 'You Are Crazy!'The Pope telling the family something that we heard a lot during his trip... "I need prayers...pray for me."
Congressman Meehan Says It's Important For Pope To Discuss Difficult Political Issues"He talked in aspirational tones about the realism of the challenges that we face, and the recognition that these are not going to be easy to resolve."
Congressman Norcross Among Those Will Hear From Pope During Joint Session Of CongressAmong those lucky enough to be on the South Lawn of the White House for the Pope's appearance, Congressman Donald Norcross.