Philip Roth, fearless and celebrated author, dies at 85

NEW YORK (AP) - Philip Roth, the prize-winning novelist and fearless narrator of sex, death, assimilation and fate, from the comic madness of "Portnoy's Complaint" to the elegiac lyricism of "American

Rhys Hoskins continues to struggle, as punchless Phillies fall to Braves

The Phillies squandered a chance to move into sole possession of first place for the first time since the end of the 2011 season.

Most of Garces bankruptcy may proceed, judge rules

The decision paves the way for a sale of much of his restaurant empire.

Clint Walker, star of TV's 'Cheyenne,' dies at age 91

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Clint Walker, the towering, strapping actor who handed down justice as the title character in the early TV western "Cheyenne," has died, his daughter said Tuesday.

Sports writers mock 'Fox & Friends' over error-filled segment on ESPN's Jemele Hill

"That can't be a real segment on a major American cable channel."

ICE arrests 49 in Philly region; advocates condemn 'hunt' for immigrants

Officials with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, known as ICE, said 14 of those arrested were people who had been released from custody in Philadelphia.

Lax oversight of temporary staff at nursing home where Herbert R. McMaster Sr. died last month

The annual licensing inspection of Cathedral Village's nursing home, completed the day before Herbert R. McMaster Sr. died, found 13 violations, including lax oversight of temporary nurses.

Bucks County investigators 'disappointed but undaunted' after searching murderer's former home for clues in '93 disappearance

Investigators scoured Edward Fonder III's home in rural Springfield Township with ground penetrating radar for clues in his disappearance.

New Eagles linebacker Paul Worrilow likely out for season after suffering torn ACL

The former Delaware star collided with teammates during an noncontact drill without pads.

Uber revenue error prompts renewed call for new Philly tax on ride-share trips

The PPA is pushing for a bigger tax on ride share, but others are pushing back

Brian Dawkins leaving Eagles front office to pursue his 'calling'

Less than two years after taking a front-office job with the Eagles, Brian Dawkins, one of the most popular players in franchise history, is leaving the organization.

Without $700M, Philly might not be able to fix crumbling schools, Hite and Kenney say

"It's up to elected adults to take care of our kids," Mayor Kenney said. "Right now, only Philadelphia can secure this needed funding."

Was Philly's parking amnesty program worth it?

A parking ticket amnesty program has spurred debate about its value.

Supporters demand freedom for gay man detained during immigration meeting

A federal complaint seeks to end Jose Martinez' nearly four-month detention, requesting the court to either immediately order his release or conduct a bond hearing.

Lawyer admits to leaking Cosmo DiNardo, Sean Kratz confession tapes

A lawyer representing one of the two defendants accused of killing four young men on a Bucks County farm last summer has been removed from the case and has admitted that he leaked confession tapes in

How Nick Williams began forcing his way into the Phillies lineup

Phillies manager Gabe Kapler has been going with the hot hand in right field. But after Nick Williams and Aaron Altherr both homered Monday night, who should start?

Frank Rizzo's bureaucrats almost got rid of the LOVE statue, but Sixers owner Fitz Dixon saved it

Mayor Rizzo's city rep thought it would be fine if Indiana gave it to the city, but there was not a penny in the budget for LOVE.

LOVE statue symbolizes 'what we hope for, cherish, and memorialize' | Opinion

Philadelphia mourns the passing of artist Robert Indiana, whose iconic LOVE and AMOR sculptures have transformed the City's public art landscape.

Mychal Kendricks released by Eagles on first day of OTAs

The Eagles had tried to trade the linebacker in the last two offseasons. They released the 27-year-old today.

Um, let's not party like it was 1776 - and other lessons learned at Cherry Hill High School East | Jenice Armstrong

Party like it's 1776? For black folks, back in 1776 there was no partying going on. That I can assure you.