Police officers watch as a gunman is apprehended following a standoff Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, in Philadelphia.
Mayor Jim Kenney, accompanied by Philadelphia's acting Police Commissioner Christine Coulter, arrive for a news conference Aug. 21, 2019, at City Hall in Philadelphia.
Asian carp, jolted by an electric current from a research boat, jump from the Illinois River near Havana, Ill. A newly released study says if Asian carp reach Lake Michigan, they probably would find enough food to spread far and wide.
Each legislative session thousands of bills and amendments are introduced in the Pennsylvania Legislature. Only a fraction become law, and an even smaller portion receive wide media coverage.
NORRISTOWN — As a Montgomery County judge sent Bill Cosby to prison for up to 10 years, several women who accused the actor of uncharged sexual misconduct and who attended his trial and sentencing hearing uttered “Yes!” and raised their fists in approval.
To assist flood recovery efforts in flood-stricken areas of northcentral and eastern Pennsylvania, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Thursday the availability of $6.25 million for streambank restoration and recovery efforts by local communities.