N.J. judge rejects George Norcross bid to stop Gov. Phil Murphy’s investigation into tax incentives

Norcross is asking Superior Court Judge Mary Jacobson to halt an inquiry by a Murphy-appointed task force, which for months has been examining the state Economic Development Authority's administration of multibillion-dollar incentive programs.

‘This came out of nowhere’: Shooting of 6 at playground BBQ caps bloody Father’s Day weekend in Philly

The gunfire put a grim punctuation mark on a weekend during which 28 people were shot — five fatally — in 19 incidents in the city.

‘This came out of nowhere’: Shooting of 6 at playground BBQ caps bloody Father’s Day weekend in Philly

The gunfire put a grim punctuation mark on a weekend during which 28 people were shot — five fatally — in 19 incidents in the city.

Fire triggers pollution concerns at U.S. Steel coke plant near Pittsburgh

Health officials in Western Pennsylvania say a fire at U.S. Steel's Clairton coke works has shut down pollution control systems, and residents are being warned about possible elevated levels of sulfur dioxide.

Fire triggers pollution concerns at U.S. Steel coke plant near Pittsburgh

Health officials in Western Pennsylvania say a fire at U.S. Steel's Clairton coke works has shut down pollution control systems, and residents are being warned about possible elevated levels of sulfur dioxide.

Police: Reward for Radnor Wawa robbers

The store on Sugartown Road was scene of a homicide in March.

Police: Reward for Radnor Wawa robbers

The store on Sugartown Road was scene of a homicide in March.
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After weekend of violence, Philly’s top cop wonders if gunmen are emboldened by perception of ‘no consequences’

During a news conference at Police Headquarters, Commissioner Richard Ross questioned whether gunmen are increasingly carrying illegal firearms because they believe they can avoid being held accountable — even if they are arrested.

Big Apple Circus cancels arena tour amid low ticket sales, internal email shows

The tour cancellation comes less than three years after the Big Apple Circus declared bankruptcy in November 2016.

Toomey wades into fight over $100M private schools bill

U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is wading into a budget fight in Pennsylvania over substantially expanding state taxpayer support for private and religious schools that is stoking pushback from public school advocates

Citizenship question on the 2020 Census? As Supreme Court decision looms, Census Bureau tests it out

As the Census Bureau waits for the U.S. Supreme Court to decide whether to allow a citizenship question on the 2020 Census, the bureau is sending out test questionnaires to measure the possible impact on participation.

New Audubon Center resembles a bird in flight and aims to be a bigger regional attraction

With a new $13 million tech-savvy building, the center expects to more than double its annual visitors over the next five years, drawing more day visitors from Philadelphia.

Pennsylvania breweries might dodge sales tax bullet set to take effect on July 1

Without relief under a bill that passed the Pennsylvania House last week and is now under consideration in the Senate, Pennsylvania brewers will have to start charging sales tax on retail price of pints they sell in their taprooms.

Is Malvern the new Phoenixville? This once sleepy Chester County borough is undergoing a serious transformation.

A $1.5 million Brick & Brew restaurant opened last month in downtown Malvern. Many in town say they welcome new restaurants, despite occasional parking, traffic, and home-affordability concerns. Others bemoan a loss of small-town charm and say the area is overdeveloped.

Trump asks Lockheed Martin CEO to save Coatesville plant that makes White House helicopters and employs 465

Lockheed Martin chief executive Marillyn Hewson said Friday that she’s thinking about ways to keep her company’s Sikorsky helicopter factory in Coatesville, Chester County, open because President Donald Trump asked her to.

NBA star Enes Kanter quietly visited exiled cleric’s Pocono retreat center

The Portland Trail Blazers center visited Fethullah Gülen on Thursday, according to a close Gülen associate.

‘Political stunt’ or ethics reform? Delaware County Council spars over status quo in the suburbs

Party lines have been drawn in a debate over whether to hold policy hearings about the county's ethics code.

Opinion

10 hours, 16 shops: I hopped a Dietz & Watson truck in tribute to the endangered local deli | Maria Panaritis

Neighborhood delis are slowly dying. But Maria Panaritis found fight in them all during a blitz across Delaware County.

Pennsylvania’s 14 state universities release number of professors who have applied for phased retirement

The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education said 36 professors have opted for phased retirement under a program designed to save the cash-strapped system money, as enrollment declines. The deadline for applications was Wednesday.

Politics
Donald Trump Jr., 2 former FBI leaders testify on Capitol Hill

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