Pennsylvania

Swimming in Creek
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Dan Wing
June 01, 2019 - 12:02 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- With the summer season about to hit full stride, state officials are warning residents to play it safe as they hit Pennsylvania's waterways whether it be for swimming, fishing or boating. As we saw this week with the drowning death of a teen in Bucks County, storms...
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ARCA Series auto race
Matt Slocum/AP
May 31, 2019 - 9:12 pm
LONG POND, Pa. (AP) — Ty Majeski pulled away late at Pocono Raceway on Friday for his second straight ARCA Series victory. Riley Herbst was unchallenged as he led the first 68 laps of the 80 laps before he yielded first to Majeski on a pit stop and that decided the uneventful race. Majeski won last...
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Bill Cosby
Matt Rourke/AP, file
May 31, 2019 - 5:13 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — Bill Cosby has dropped his countersuit against seven women who accused him of sexually assaulting them. Court papers filed Friday show the four-year defamation case in Massachusetts is now over. Cosby's insurer had settled with the women last month for an undisclosed sum...
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Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing vice-chair Todd Stephens runs the commission’s first hearing on sentencing enhancements in Montgomery County Court in Norristown.
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Jim Melwert
May 29, 2019 - 6:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Legislature recently passed a bill that increases penalties for domestic violence if a child is present. Now, the Pennsylvania Commission on Sentencing is working out the details, and advocates from Montgomery and Bucks counties got to weigh in with...
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Hadas Kuznits
May 29, 2019 - 5:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Tornado watches and warning have barreled through the greater Philadelphia region this week, but the unusual weather is not unprecedented. Sarah Johnson, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Mount Holly, New Jersey, said it's not uncommon for tornadoes...
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Dan Wing
May 29, 2019 - 9:10 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — People who use I-295 to get from Pennsylvania to New Jersey could see more traffic delays Wednesday morning as they cross the Scudders Falls Bridge. The Delaware River Joint Toll Bridge Commission is closing off the I-295 on-ramp from Taylorsville Road. That's the...
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A destroyed home sits in a neighborhood after it was hit by a tornado on Tuesday, May 28, 2019, south of Lawrence, Kan., near US-59 highway and N. 1000 Road.
Chris Neal/The Topeka Capital-Journal via AP
May 29, 2019 - 7:11 am
By Julie Wright and John Hanna, Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A vicious storm tore through the Kansas City area, spawning tornadoes that downed trees and power lines, damaged homes and injured at least a dozen people in the latest barrage of severe weather that saw tornado warnings as...
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Neighbors wake up to tornado damage in the Valley Ponds development of Morgantown, Pa.
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Mike DeNardo
May 29, 2019 - 7:03 am
MORGANTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Residents in Morgantown are surveying the damage left behind by a tornado that ripped through the Berks County town Tuesday night. The National Weather Service is sendign a team to the area to determine the strength of the storm. The twister did much of its damage...
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Gov. Tom Wolf recently put together a commission to see how to handle it moving forward, and they are currently getting feedback from folks about redistricting practices they would like to see put in place.
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Justin Udo
May 29, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Redistricting is a big concern for many voters in Pennsylvanians. In light of this, Gov. Tom Wolf recently put together a commission to see how to handle it moving forward, and they are currently getting feedback from folks about redistricting practices they would...
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U.S. Supreme Court
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Steve Tawa
May 28, 2019 - 10:12 am
UPDATED: 1:45 p.m. ___ PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The U.S. Supreme Court has declined to hear a case that challenged the Boyertown Area School District's policy of allowing transgender students to use bathrooms and lockers aligned with their gender identities. Attorneys representing some...
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