By Elizabeth Flock
The milestone capped off a decades-long campaign by women who demanded that they, too, be involved in public affairs.
By Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press
The negotiated plea comes after an appeals court threw out his conviction last month over doubts about the arresting officer's credibility. The 32-year-old rapper, born Robert Williams, is now free of a criminal justice system he hopes to reform.
By Associated Press
But Kenney says in a news release Tuesday that in light of the new allegations, Ross' "resignation is in the best interest of the department."…
In our news wrap Thursday, Gibraltar has released the Iranian tanker it seized in July under suspicion of transporting oil to Syria, a violation of international sanctions. Authorities allowed the tanker to leave despite a last-minute effort by the U.S.
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross expressed amazement that the standoff, which began Wednesday when officers attempted to serve a drug warrant, ended with no one dead and no life-threatening injuries, despite the gunman firing over 100 rounds.
By Christina Paciolla, Claudia Lauer, Associated Press
Around 9:30 p.m., police said, a SWAT team freed the two other officers who had been trapped inside, along with three people identified as prisoners, but the gunman remained barricaded.
The national holiday to mark America's birth as a country will be filled with parades, concerts, naturalization ceremonies and of course, fireworks.
A white police officer who shot and killed an unarmed black 17-year-old last year goes on trial starting Tuesday in a case that could put him behind bars for life.
Police said a suspect was in custody after a shooting caused “multiple casualties” at a Pittsburgh synagogue on Saturday.
"We're in the midst of a manufacturing renaissance — something which nobody thought you'd hear," Trump said in a speech to the National Electrical Contractors Association Convention in Philadelphia, a day after celebrating the new North American trade deal.
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