Background Checks: New Jersey Congressman Breaks Rank With NRACongressman Tom MacArthur is breaking ranks with the NRA, saying "background checks are worthless, unless they cover every gun purchase."
National Survey Yields Troubling Results About Gun SafetyMore than half of gun owners do not safely store all their guns, according to researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.
Delaware County Manufacturer Says It Will Benefit From New Federal Tax LawsSenator Pat Toomey says New Hudson Facades will be among the businesses taking advantage of the recently passed Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.
Philadelphia DA Adopts New Guidelines For Juvenile-Lifer CasesThe new Philadelphia District Attorney is creating more light at the end of the tunnel in juvenile-lifer cases.
Mercy Hospital Begins New Expansion Project Mercy Hospital, a bedrock serving West Philadelphia, begins its second century of operation with a $15 million expansion project.
Local Leaders Remember Billy Graham Crusade In PhiladelphiaOrganizers of the Greater Philadelphia Billy Graham Crusade remember well his visit in 1992.
Judge Vacates 11-Year-Old Lawncrest Murder ConvictionA Philadelphia judge has vacated the murder conviction of a man who has been behind bars for 11 years for killing his friend outside a neighborhood grocery store in the Lawncrest section.
FBI: Partygoer Stole $4.5 Million Statue's Left Thumb After Selfie At Franklin InstituteFederal authorities say a Delaware man snapped a selfie before stealing part of a $4.5 million statue at a Philadelphia museum.
Charter School Advocates Protest SRC's Proposed Policy AmendmentThey want the SRC to "table" the amendment during its meeting Thursday.
Pa. Liquor Control Board Holds Lottery For Some Sought After SpiritsNow through Saturday, you can opt in to one or all four separate lotteries.
Philadelphia Orchestra Gets Set For Tour Of Europe, IsraelThe concerts will bring the Orchestra to six European cities, including Brussels, Paris, Hamburg and Vienna, then Haifa, Tel Aviv and Jerusalem.
TSA Pushes PreCheck Program To Streamline Passenger Screening At PHLThe Transportation Security Administration has reopened a temporary enrollment center at Philadelphia International Airport for a TSA PreCheck program that gives airline passengers a quicker screening experience.
Sixers Unveil Bobby Jones Statue At the 76ers Training Complex in Camden, another legendary player is memorialized.
Stage Set For Climactic Finish To Eagles Super Bowl ParadeWithin minutes of the city's announcement, motorists rounding Eakins Oval were tooting their horns, knowing that Stagehands and Teamsters workers were beginning to put up a stage on the steps of the Art Museum.
Expert: Pact Between CEO's Of Amazon, Berkshire Hathaway, JPMorgan Chase Sure To DisruptTheir alliance shows how frustrated people are with the high cost of health care, according to Robert Field, a professor of Law and Public Health at Drexel University.