Cosby's insurer settles LA accuser's suit before deposition

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's insurance company has settled another lawsuit filed by a female accuser a week before the imprisoned comedian was set to give a deposition in the case, prompting Cosby...

Filings: Bill Cosby agrees to settle 7 defamation lawsuits

Bill Cosby has agreed to settle lawsuits filed by seven women who say he defamed them when he accused them of lying about sexual misconduct allegations. Filings Friday in federal cou...

US attorney in Philadelphia sues over safe injection site

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The top federal prosecutor in Philadelphia has filed suit to stop a nonprofit from opening the nation's first supervised drug injection site to address the city's opioid problem. ...

Philly union leader pleads not guilty in embezzlement case

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A powerful Philadelphia union leader pleaded not guilty on Friday in an embezzlement and influence-peddling case that reached City Hall. Johnny "Doc" Dougherty, 5...

Philadelphia prosecutor fights new Mumia Abu-Jamal appeal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia's top prosecutor will fight a decision that gives former Black Panther Mumia Abu-Jamal a new appeals hearing in a 1981 police slaying. District Attor...

Cosby lawyers detail 11 alleged trial errors as they appeal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bill Cosby's lawyers have filed a list of 11 alleged trial errors as they try to undo his sexual assault conviction and three- to 10-year prison term. The lawyers...

As 1 brother thrived, the other struggled before slayings

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey businessman was financially sound and had no reason to kill his brother's family, defense lawyers said Friday, but friends suggested the bond between the longtime bu...

Enclave on edge as mystery persists in mansion fire, deaths

COLTS NECK, N.J. (AP) — When a landscaper alerted Boris Volshteyn to smoke pouring out of a nearby mansion, the plastic surgeon hurried home and found his friend and neighbor lying face down out front...

Ex-Pennsylvania top prosecutor seeks to delay jail sentence

Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Wednesday asked for more time before she has to report to jail so she can nail down arrangements for her teenage sons. A judge o...

Funeral to be held for oldest victim of synagogue attack

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A 97-year-old woman who was the oldest victim of the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre will be laid to rest at the end of a wrenching, weeklong series of funerals. Rose...

Synagogue shooting victims: 'Gentle, caring, compassionate'

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The victims of the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history were doctors and dentists, accountants and academics, retirees and senior citizens who didn't let age get in their way. Tw...

'I'm going to die:' Survivors relive horrors at Tree of Life

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Up in the choir loft, alone, Rabbi Jeffrey Myers whispered to a 911 dispatcher on his cellphone. Below him, down in the sanctuary, eight of his congregants had been...

Synagogue shooting victims: 'Gentle, caring, compassionate'

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The victims of the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history were doctors and dentists, accountants and academics, retirees and senior citizens who didn't let age get in their way. Tw...

Goodwill workers find original 1774 US 'rebel' newspaper

BELLMAWR, N.J. (AP) — A quick eye by Goodwill workers in New Jersey has turned up an original 1774 Philadelphia newspaper with the iconic "Unite or Die" snake design on the masthead. ...

County pays nearly $5M over heroin withdrawal death in jail

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A small Pennsylvania County will pay nearly $5 million to the family of a teenager who collapsed and died after four days suffering from heroin withdrawal in jail. The family's law...