Ben Franklin Bridge

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Photographers Arrested for Climbing Ben Franklin Bridge

Authorities say they're lucky they weren't hurt

(Newser) - The good news: Martin J. Romero-Clark and Andrew Lillibridge probably got some awesome shots. The bad news: The two photographers were arrested early Tuesday after climbing the Ben Franklin Bridge, which spans the Delaware River to connect Philadelphia and New Jersey. Their 250-foot climb to the top of a tower... More »

Drivers Pump Less, Run Out of Gas More

Philly AAA calls double as drivers run out of gas

(Newser) - Strapped-for-cash drivers hit by rocketing gas prices are putting less in their tanks and gambling on having enough to last the week—but many don't make it. Calls to AAA for help from out-of-gas drivers in Philadelphia have doubled since prices began to spiral, AP reports. More »

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