Archive for June 30th, 2015

Feds: Hair appliance business full of hot air

Three men are accused of selling counterfeit high-end hair appliances and duping buyers into thinking some of the company's proceeds would fund breast cancer charities, federal authorities said. The defendants were charged by information on Tuesday, June 30, of a  conspiracy to import and sell counterfeit goods, said  U.S. Attorney Zane David Memeger in a press ...

 
 

Effort to enforce safety on roads, waterways

As the Fourth of July holiday approaches, PennDOT, Pennsylvania State Police and local police are partnering to help decrease impaired driving and aggressive behaviors through the weekend. Last year, 326 alcohol-related crashes occurred from Friday, June 27, to Sunday, July 6, resulting in 11 fatalities. This marked an increase from 2013, when 256 alcohol-related ...

 

Pope’s Philadelphia itinerary announced

The Vatican released the comprehensive itinerary for Pope Francis' journey to the United States, including his schedule for Philadelphia on Sept. 26-27, which will close the six-day journey, said an archdiocesan press release. Pope Francis will take part in eight public events in Philadelphia, in addition to his arrival and departure from Atlantic Aviation. The ...