Laws

Laws

Pennsylvania lawmaker: Allow liquor store, bar employees to confiscate fake IDs

PLCB

Transportation

Why Pennsylvania drivers should take off their old registration stickers

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Supreme Court

Supreme Court to hear Pennsylvania rental car search case

Supreme Court

Parking

Lawmakers want stricter enforcement of Pennsylvania's handicap parking spots

Handicap Parking

Outdoors

Are outdoor fire pits legal in Philadelphia?

Outdoor Fire Pit Fireplace

Laws

New Jersey bans 'five-dollar insanity' drug known as 'flakka'

Flakka Flocka

Legislation

Pa. bill proposes ban on talking on hand-held phone while driving

Service Dogs

Charlie's Law: Block access for service dogs in N.J. and face minimum $250 fine

Cherry Hill East service dog

Smoking

The smoking age in New Jersey will soon be 21 years old

cigarette smoking

Laws

Philly can now temporarily close businesses for violating anti-discrimination laws

Philadelphia City Hall

Laws

Loophole in Pennsylvania law means many don't have to report dead bodies

Dead Body Corpse

Laws

Pennsylvania set to make lying about military service for personal gain a crime

Silver Star

Politics

WATCH: Samantha Bee lambasts Christie for vetoing child marriage ban

Christie Bee

Laws

Heads up New Jersey: Important change made to driver's licenses

New Jersey driver's licenses

Beaches

Ocean City, Md. bans topless sunbathing for women amid social media speculation

Ocean City, Md.

Guns

Bipartisan bill would require universal background checks for Pennsylvania gun sales

Pennsylvania Guns

Odd News

New Jersey's ban on pumping gas makes guy so mad he punches somebody

Gas puncher Suspect

Opinion

Hate has a home in the minds of 'Hate has no home here' sign critics

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Leisure

Longport becomes latest Jersey Shore town to pass ordinance stamping out smoking on beaches

No Swimming Sign

Laws

Toomey: Make the cruel 'animal crush' fetish a federal crime

Pat Toomey

Laws

In Philly's suburban dry towns, alcohol can be a tough sell

Carroll - Makefield Highlands Golf Club Beer Sales

Laws

The 47 dry towns in the Philadelphia region

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Bars

Petition wants Christie to extend Jersey Shore's seasonal liquor licenses for St. Patrick's Day

Laws

Jersey Shore town makes it illegal to release balloons into the air

Balloon Ban

Legislation

Legislator: Expect hit-and-run notifications via Amber Alert system by end of year

The Jay Alert

Laws

Philly D.A. introduces enhanced effort to review claims of innocence

Politics

Pennsylvania senator to Trump: Come after me, you 's***-gibbon'

Laws

Bill to extend statutes of limitations for child sex abuse passes in Pa. Senate

Harrisburg Capitol Building

Towing

New Philly law will crack down on predatory towing operators

alleged towing scam south philly

Opinion

Walking to the beach could get more dangerous this summer at Jersey Shore

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Courts

Court: Pennsylvania law used to seize man's gun 'doesn't exist'

Guns

Regulations

Pennsylvania granted extension to comply with stricter federal ID standards

Pennsylvania Driver's License

DUI

Does Pennsylvania need tougher DUI laws?

drunk driving DUI stock

Laws

Bill aims to close gun loophole in Pennsylvania's domestic abuse law

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Laws

Deadline approaching for N.J. birth parents of adopted children to shield identity

Medical Marijuana

Philadelphia to start with 3 medical marijuana dispensary permits

Odd News

An Indiana city is about to legalize pinball — But Philly has some arcane laws too

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Legislation

All Philadelphia public bathrooms now mandated to have baby changing stations

Baby Doctor

Schools

New law allows New Jersey schools to hire armed retired cops

open carry handgun

Guns

Pennsylvania hunters will be able to use semi-automatic firearms

Pennsylvania Hunting

Politics

Bill to prohibit declawing of cats advances in N.J. legislature

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Politics

Pennsylvania toughens domestic violence laws to include choking

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Laws

Gov. Wolf pushes state lawmakers for bills to combat opioid addiction

Laws

Kenney vehemently defends Philly's sanctuary city status

Transportation

Pennsylvania motorists can now legally run red lights — sometimes

Red_Light_Philadelphia

Liquor

Pa. liquor licenses up for auction in Philly, across state

Pa. liquor licenses