Philly mob boss Joseph "Uncle Joe" Ligambi could have faced a third trial after jurors acquitted him last week of witness tampering. But prosecutors are seeking to dismiss the remaining counts against the reputed Philly mob boss – a rare setback in their decades-long campaign against the Philadelphia mob.
Winter storm Janus brings shivering cold and heavy snow to much of the Northeast Wednesday, causing a spike in demand for natural gas. Spot prices in the Northeast are already hitting record levels, and the cost of winter storm Janus may eventually trickle down to consumers.
Philadelphia is home to more than 40,000 vacant properties. A new land bank could help get them back on the tax roles and improve neighborhoods.
Rice pilaf, or plov, is a quintessential Central Asian dish made with lamb, long grain rice, garlic, spices, and root vegetables.
This weekend, those in the Northern Plains and Upper Midwest could experience the country's coldest temperatures of the year. The East Coast should see a reprieve over the weekend, but bitter temperatures are expected to return Monday night.