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Cherri Gregg
November 16, 2018 - 8:30 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- The ACLU of Pennsylvania and other civil rights groups filed a lawsuit this week against the Commonwealth challenging the rules on absentee ballots. It claims the laws disenfranchise voters. According to the lawsuit brought on behalf of the nine voters and the ACLU,...
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Attorney Gerald Williams left), of the law firm Williams Cedar, is accompanied by associates during a press conference of a civil lawsuit involving a former priest from the Diocese of Allentown.
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Steve Tawa
November 12, 2018 - 3:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Philadelphia law firm representing a "John Doe" has filed a civil lawsuit against a Catholic priest, and others, named in the Pennsylvania grand jury report released in August. Attorney Gerald Williams, of the law firm Williams Cedar, names the Diocese of Allentown...
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Rachel Kurland
November 09, 2018 - 12:03 pm
LOCK HAVEN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Lock Haven University students now have one more thing to add to their college dorm move-in list: a pet. Lock Haven University in Central Pennsylvania will allow students who live in the university's North Hall to have four-legged friends by the spring semester of...
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People comfort each other at the scene of a mass shooting at the Borderline Bar and Grill in Thousand Oaks, Calif., Nov. 8, 2018.
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Rachel Kurland
November 08, 2018 - 4:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf has ordered all commonwealth flags to be lowered to half-staff effective immediately following the shooting in California that left 12 dead. Ian David Long, a 28-year-old former Marine, killed 12 Wednesday evening at the Borderline Bar and Grill in...
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John Fetterman
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Justin Udo
November 06, 2018 - 9:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's reelection win means the state gets a new democratic lieutenant governor. Until Tuesday, John Fetterman's highest elected position was the mayor of the small western Pennsylvania town of Braddock, an office he said will help him in his new...
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The Pennsylvania Supreme Court released new congressional district lines in February, replacing the old Republican-drawn maps in time for the state's May primary.
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Jim Melwert
November 06, 2018 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tuesday marks the first general election under the new congressional maps in Pennsylvania, as earlier this year the state Supreme Court ruled the prior version was an unconstitutional gerrymander. The new map breaks congressional districts down generally by county...
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Bucks County Congressional Race
Tony Romeo
November 06, 2018 - 4:00 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Voters in Pennsylvania will be casting ballots Tuesday for the U.S. Senate and the governor of Pennsylvania, among other races. A lot has happened since the midterm election season began, so review below the top races across the state. Pennsylvania governor They...
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People line both sides of the street as they gather outside the Tree of Life Synagogue for a service on Saturday, Nov. 3, 2018, in Pittsburgh.
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November 05, 2018 - 4:45 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — Social media platform Gab, where the suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre spewed anti-Semitic messages, is back online roughly one week after domain registrar GoDaddy and other internet services dropped the site. Gab returned on Sunday after a Seattle-based company...
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Streets were shut down in New Hope, Pa., after someone was said to have barricaded himself in his apartment, in the background.
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Andrew Kramer
November 05, 2018 - 7:29 am
NEW HOPE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — New Hope is best known for its dining and shopping — nothing like what happened in the Bucks County town Sunday night. For several hours there were road closures, and a shelter in place was ordered amid a threat that drew a heavy police presence. "I saw SWAT cars, I...
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Pat Loeb
November 03, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Congressional races have gotten a lot of attention this campaign season, but some of the tightest races in Pennsylvania are for the state legislature. State house and senate districts are as gerrymandered as congressional districts were before the recent court...
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