Gov. Tom Corbett is ending his pursuit of the operator of the British national lottery to run the Pennsylvania Lottery in a privatization deal.
Dennis Sullivan, 67, was the former vicar-general in the New York archdiocese.
Bishop Joseph McFadden, a West Philadelphia native who had been serving as the shepherd of the Harrisburg diocese since August 2010, died after being rushed to a local hospital.
The crèche is a Christian tradition containing statues representing the baby Jesus in a stable in Bethlehem.
The Mega Millions lottery is heading for record territory with officials projecting a spike in sales between now and Tuesday night’s drawing – boosting the jackpot well beyond half-a-billion dollars.
OMG! A survey conducted by Triple-A shows texting and driving by adults is a bigger problem than it is for teens.
Time magazine has announced its choice of Pope Francis as its “Person of the Year.”
Pope Francis is creating a special commission to address the ongoing sex abuse crisis in the Catholic Church, emphasizing the protection of children and putting a priority on reaching out to the victims.
Archbishop Joseph Kurtz says he is supportive of Philadelphia Archbishop Charles Chaput’s direct and firm measures to deal with the crisis, but he concedes it’s an ongoing concern across the country for all bishops
Pope Francis released what some are calling “road map for the future of the catholic church” earlier this week in Rome.
There’s still no agreement in congress on a new farm bill, and some fear a failure to act could trigger a huge jump in the price of milk.
The Defense Logistics Agency, based in Northeast Philadelphia, makes all the arrangements to get a Thanksgiving feast into Afghanistan in time for the troops to enjoy a taste of home on the holiday.
Skywatchers are waking up early to try to catch a glimpse of a recently discovered comet as it passes through this part of the solar system.
A new travel survey released by AAA suggests that the fragile economy may be keeping some people closer to home.
Philadelphia Gas Works says enrollment in the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance program, known as LIHEAP, is open.