Pennsylvania

What will it take to shut down Three Mile Island Unit 1? Feds say 60 years, more than $1B
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Mark Abrams
July 16, 2019 - 3:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It will take 60 years to complete, and the price tag is more than a billion dollars. That's what officials are saying it will take to put Three Mile Island's Unit 1 nuclear power plant out of service for good. "Decommissioning a nuclear power plant is more akin to a...
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Republican National Committee Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel opens the Women for Trump rally in King of Prussia.
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Jim Melwert
July 16, 2019 - 2:00 pm
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — When Donald Trump won the White House in 2016, he lost women’s votes by a double-digit margin. Heading into 2020, his campaign is hoping to flip the narrative as they hosted the first Women for Trump rally in King of Prussia today. “This is a group of...
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Jim Melwert
July 15, 2019 - 5:26 pm
MONTGOMERY CONTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Montgomery County man is facing some serious charges after police say he threatened to kill his roommate and then lit their apartment on fire. Abington police said just after midnight Thursday into Friday, when they got on the scene of a fire alarm on Old...
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Automotive Engineer Works on the Personal Computer, He Perfects New Car Model Prototype Sketch. He Works in the Bright and Modern Office. - stock photo
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Jim Melwert
July 15, 2019 - 12:29 pm
PENNSYLVANIA (KYW Newsradio) — Digital license plates have been given the green-light in a few states across the country. Here in Pennsylvania, PennDOT is in the early stages of a pilot program. Neville Boston is co-founder and CEO of Reviver, the company behind the digital plates. He says they use...
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Three pistols - stock photo
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Kristen Johanson
July 15, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor has launched a new initiative aimed at driving down gun trafficking in the Keystone State. State prosecutors say the Track and Trace Program will work hand-in-hand with local police in figuring out where illegal guns come from, and how to...
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Lawrence J. Tabas
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Jim Melwert
July 12, 2019 - 2:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's Republican Party has a new chairman. Lawrence Tabas will take over the Pa. GOP in a deal that was struck on the eve of what was expected to be a contentious vote for either Tabas or Bernie Comfort. As part of the deal, Comfort will remain vice-chair...
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Chaka Fattah
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Kristen Johanson
July 12, 2019 - 11:58 am
UPDATED: 4:45 p.m. PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Disgraced former congressman Chaka Fattah Sr. has been sentenced again to 10 years in prison for various charges, including racketeering, bribery, conspiracy and fraud. Fattah, 62, has served two and a half years of the sentence. His lawyers said...
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Jim Melwert
July 11, 2019 - 5:54 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — About 2 1/2 weeks after the former Pennsylvania Republican Party chairman resigned after getting caught up in an alleged sexting scandal, Pennsylvania’s GOP leaders are meeting in Hershey this weekend to vote for a new chair-person. Typically, the Pennsylvania GOP...
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Lockheed Martin’s Sikorsky helicopter plant in Coatesville won’t close by the end of the year as originally planned. The company’s CEO says she made the decision after President Trump requested the place stay open.
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Tim Jimenez
July 11, 2019 - 6:50 am
COATESVILLE, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The Lockheed Martin plant in Coatesville, which was expected to close by the end of the year, will stay open. The company's CEO made the announcement on Wednesday and credited talks with President Donald Trump for the decision. After President and CEO Marillyn...
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State and city authorities have arrested more than a dozen people in Philadelphia connected to a drug ring they stay stretched from the city to Allentown and Bucks County.
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Kristen Johanson
July 09, 2019 - 5:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — State and city authorities have arrested more than a dozen people in Philadelphia connected to a drug ring they stay stretched from the city to Allentown and Bucks County. Police say they used kids to sell heroin, cocaine and fentanyl. After months of wiretapping,...
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