Philadelphia police are looking for an intruder near Rittenhouse Square.
A wealthy New York City textile entrepreneur was sentenced to two years in prison on Wednesday for assaulting his much younger ex-wife and carrying a handgun registered to a police officer friend. A New York state jury last year convicted George Bardwil, 63, the CEO of Bardwil Industries, one of the nation's biggest table-linen manufacturers, of slamming the head of his ex-wife, Emiko Bardwil, against the floor on May 9th, 2012. Bardwil also took a plea deal in a separate lawsuit for pointing a loaded gun registered to his friend, a Miami police officer, at a man who broke into his Manhattan home in 2013.
Philadelphia police have released new video of the criminals who stole an entire ATM from a Manayunk market.
NEW YORK (AP) — Match.com and Tinder are looking for a Wall Street hookup as their parent group prepares to establish them as a separate, publicly traded company.
ELIZABETH, N.J. (AP) — A couple who says they were scared away from their new $1.4 million home because of creepy letters from a stalker has sued the sellers for not telling them about a person with a "mentally disturbed fixation" on the house.
Since New York's prison population was more than half black, the lawsuit argued, such policies served to keep many black people out of the workforce. Named in the lawsuit were Dutch electronics maker Koninklijke Philips NV, pest control company Advance Tech, Australian data management company Recall Holdings Ltd, and IT consulting company NTT Data [KEA.UL]. All of the companies have operations in New York.
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park have identified a man from Japan who died during a hike last week.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — Authorities: Man shot by officers who thought he had gun has died; police say he was unarmed.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-led Congress rounded out President Barack Obama's trade package Thursday, overwhelmingly passing a worker training program just weeks after it was stymied.
Massachusetts State Police on Thursday said that no drones would be allowed at next week's Fourth of July Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, which typically draws hundreds of thousands of spectators to the city's Charles River waterfront. "No private drones here," State Police Colonel Tim Alben told reporters on Thursday. "There won't be government drones here.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Police officers stood guard and checked bags as hundreds of people filed into a church Thursday for the first funeral for victims of the massacre at a historic black church.
Shawnee County District Court Judge Larry Hendricks granted an injunction that will allow dilation and extraction abortion procedures to continue in Kansas for now, said Center for Reproductive Rights lawyer Genevieve Scott, who attended the hearing. Kansas Governor Sam Brownback signed the bill prohibiting the use of dilation and evacuation into law in April.
Filed last November by House Republicans, the lawsuit challenges the Obama administration's implementation of the Affordable Care Act, widely known as Obamacare. The plaintiff, a Texas doctor, is also seeking a rehearing.
NEW YORK (AP) — Two Muslim filmmakers have filed a lawsuit against the operator of New York subways claiming the agency rejected their advertisements under a rule that prohibits disputed political views. They argue the ads have nothing to do with politics and should not be banned.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie plans to announce his presidential run Tuesday, a source briefed on the plans tells ABC News.
By Brendan O'Brien MILWAUKEE (Reuters) - Dustin Diamond, who played the nerdy Screech in the early 1990s U.S. television sitcom "Saved by the Bell," was sentenced on Thursday to four months in jail for a Christmas night barroom stabbing in a Milwaukee suburb. Jurors convicted Diamond, 38, on May 29 of carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct in the incident in which he was accused of stabbing a man with a switchblade knife. Diamond's fiancée, Amanda Schutz, 27, was accused of pushing a woman who was harassing her and Diamond on Christmas night at the Grand Avenue Saloon in Port Washington, Wisconsin, north of Milwaukee.
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council urged all parties in conflict-wracked Yemen on Thursday to attend future peace talks and facilitate the immediate delivery of humanitarian aid to the impoverished nation where the risk of famine is growing.
Delaware officials say a 6-year-old Sussex County girl is recovering after contracting West Nile Virus.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Alexander H. Stephens, onetime vice president of the Confederacy, sits memorialized in stone, right leg crossed over left, staring sternly into the distance as summer-clad tourists mill about him in the U.S. Capitol's Statuary Hall. Solemn and cold, he looks like he could sit there for eternity.
Slow and cumbersome approval processes for U.S. mining projects are hindering the country's ability to compete and meet rising global demand for minerals from copper to gold, an industry study released on Thursday shows. The report commissioned by the National Mining Association found the duplicative permitting process can delay mining projects by a decade or longer, potentially deterring companies from investing in domestic schemes. "The U.S. permitting system is plagued with excessive costs, delays and many inefficiencies," NMA President and Chief Executive Officer Hal Quinn said in a conference call ahead of the study's release.