Federal authorities have charged a man with being part of a theft ring that preyed on people who left wallets and purses in their cars at parks, gyms and ball fields all over the Philadelphia area.
The conference brings together academics and government drug policy officials to examine prescription drug abuse among college students.
Among the alleged criminal acts was the December 2012 torching of a Quaker Meetinghouse under construction in Chestnut Hill.
Word is, the US attorney in Philadelphia is taking a long look into past DRPA spending, particularly on economic development projects.
Federal prosecutors in New Jersey have charged two people in Delaware with operating a phony tax return business aimed at prison inmates, with the US Treasury the victim.
They allegedly gained over $200 million from credit card companies, using more than 7,000 phony IDs and 1,800 drop locations across America.
Philadelphia police say charges have been filed against a Tempe, Arizona man, who is accused of telling security officers he had explosives while visiting the Liberty Bell on Independence Mall Saturday morning.
Enoch Smith, a 35-year-old also known as “Drees” or “Idris,” allegedly operated a prostitution venture in Philadelphia and recruited young girls to work as prostitutes.
Joseph James, the city’s deputy chief information officer, has been fired for allegedly accepting gifts, meals, and $48,000 worth of items through a Verizon rewards program.
The state Senate Judiciary Committee has recommended Senate approval of western Pennsylvania prosecutor Linda Kelly to be the state’s next attorney general.