A Pottstown man is facing child rape charges after he allegedly picked up a 12-year-old runaway in Frankford, took her to a Northeast motel and forced her to have sex with him. Police arrested George Williams, 40, at his home on Aug. 28. According to court records, he is charged with rape, unlawful contact with a minor, statutory sexual assault, sexual assault, corruption of a minor, indecent assault with a person younger than 13 and indecent exposure.
Anthony Faranca is the new general manager of Parx Casino. Greenwood Racing Inc., the owner and operator of the Bensalem gaming complex, made the announcement.
Harry Palumbo faced a lot of obstacles as he attempted to walk 66 miles in two days to raise money for the American Cancer Society.
Vince Stango, interim president and CEO of the National Constitution Center, described the year 1968 as “colorful, chaotic and culture shifting.”
Hurricane Sandy spared Philadelphia from the worst of its devastating fury.
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Northeast residents squeezed in last minute shopping on Monday morning in preparation for Hurricane Sandy.