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Police say a store owner is charged after he shot a teenager who was allegedly vandalizing his beer store.
The woman attempted to take the victim’s purse by slicing the strap with a knife.
WalletHub’s analysts compared the 50 states to determine where excessive gambling is most prevalent.
Pennsylvania State Police say the manhunt for the alleged ‘Facebook killer’ Steve Stephens is over.
Authorities say Scooby was shot on April 10 between the hours of 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.
A local software developer has launched a side project to make it easier for residents to contact U.S. Congress members and senators by snail mail.
The zoo says the cubs are becoming increasingly active and quite the handful for their mother, Inka.
Bankrate.com compiled a list of the toughest and easiest states for people buying homes for the first time.
The incident happened just before 10 p.m. on Feb. 18. in Upper Gwynedd Township.
Her mother shared the exchange on her Facebook page.
A Texas woman’s Facebook post showing two baby onesies surrounded by hundreds of IVF needles is going viral.
The store is located on the 700 block of Naamans Creek Road in Chadds Ford.
New Jersey State Police wrote on the post, “Well done, Tpr. Olsen, well done.”
A new study found dogs and monkeys tend to shy away from rude people.
Authorities say the suspect who stole the vehicle dropped off the child off less than a block away.
Zoo officials say the unexpected birth happened in the early morning hours of January 24.
Police were dispatched to the 100 block of Juliana Terrace and found the victim sitting on a couch in the living room.
Officials say 19-month-old Sunny was last seen around 5 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23.
Police say the victim ran to a nearby gas station to seek help.
Master Sgt. Debra Clayton was shot and killed outside of a Walmart on Monday. She was a 17 year veteran of the force.
A Toms River woman is hopeful that her missing pet duck, Clumsy, will return home soon.
The incident happened around 2:30 a.m. at the Wawa store on the 4500 block of Castor Avenue.
As more and more people do their holiday shopping online, there are reports that UPS and FedEx are struggling to keep up with the shipping volume.
Researchers say the study highlights the need for weight control interventions to target more than just freshman college students.
A mother was found dead inside of her Bucks County home and police say her son is the killer.
Authorities say the statue was recovered at the St. Luke’s Anderson Campus in Bethlehem Township.
The incident was caught on surveillance video.
And it’s no surprise (to us, at least) the City of Brotherly Love made the cut.
The study found those who smoke between one and 10 cigarettes had an 87 percent risk of earlier death than nonsmokers.
Researchers say each drink per day of white wine was associated with a 13 percent increased risk of melanoma.
One of the largest adoption events in the tri-state area will be held this weekend on December 2-4.
“We need the public’s assistance in finding the person responsible.”
Police are looking for two men accused of vandalizing a Philadelphia property with anti-Trump messages.
Authorities say 17-year-old Mehdi Fraiji is accused of shooting the 39-year-old man multiple times inside the park last Tuesday.
One man took the time to write a letter to New Jersey State Police about the trooper who wrote him a speeding ticket.
Police are investigating after they say a taxi driver was stabbed several times in the back by a passenger.
A privacy post is going viral on Facebook (again.)
Police say Mark Wixler, 39, was moonwalking his way through the aisles while choosing his merchandise.
Officials say the victim was getting off a NJ Transit bus when she was fatally struck.
Officials say a male climbed through the window while an employee, an 18-year-old female, was working.
Authorities say the 14-year-old student was detained by officers.
The Attorney General says 49-year-old John H. Fetter was fatally shot around 7:39 p.m.
The survey says 70 percent of American voters say that this year’s campaign has brought out the worst in people.
Now nine months later, Lily has been released back into wild.
The pictures, which have been shared all over the internet, show the bridesmaids and groomsmen holding puppies instead of bouquets.
About one-fifth of top corporate professionals have ‘extremely high’ levels of psychopathic traits, according to the study .
Authorities say Shakia Land was charged with one count fourth degree of hindering an investigation.
Philadelphia Police say a man is charged with murder after he allegedly ran over a victim multiple times with his vehicle.
The Zoo says this is the second birth for Honi and the first for Honi and Motuba together.