Pennsylvania

The Cathedral of Saint Patrick in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania is a contributing property in the Harrisburg Historic District.
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August 17, 2018 - 10:55 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania bishop who's named in a grand jury report on rampant sexual abuse by Roman Catholic clergy is holding a Mass of forgiveness, as the Vatican expresses "shame and sorrow" over the burgeoning scandal. The Harrisburg Diocese says Friday's Mass at the Cathedral...
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In this April 17, 2015, file photo, Pope Francis, left, talks with Papal Foundation Chairman Cardinal Donald Wuerl, Archbishop of Washington, D.C.
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Mike DeNardo
August 16, 2018 - 4:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two days after the release of a scathing Pennsylvania grand jury report outlining decades of clergy sex abuse, the Vatican has issued an official reaction. A statement from the Vatican calls the abuse and the cover-ups outlined in the grand jury report "criminal and...
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Robert Mizic, 47, watches a press conference on the grand jury report investigating sexual abuse within the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania at his home on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2018, in Turtle Creek, Pa.
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August 16, 2018 - 9:46 am
By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A landmark grand jury report on clergy abuse in six Roman Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania detailed how priests often used religious rituals, symbols of the faith and the threat of eternity in hell to groom, molest and rape children...
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Internet Gambling
Tony Romeo
August 15, 2018 - 3:54 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- State gaming regulators on Wednesday took more steps toward getting sports and internet gaming up and running, although the football season will start without sports betting in Pennsylvania. Unlike some other states, you will be able to bet on games being played...
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Attorney General Josh Shapiro outlined the findings of the grand jury investigation into six catholic diocese in Pennsylvania.
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August 15, 2018 - 11:18 am
By Lindsey Ellefson, CNN (CNN) -- Shaun Dougherty, a survivor of childhood sexual abuse by a priest in Pennsylvania, doesn't have anything he'd like to say to Pope Francis. "What am I going to tell a pope?" he asked CNN's Erica Hill Wednesday morning, when she questioned if he had a message for the...
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In this Sept. 23, 2015, file photo, Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, left, looks toward the crowd with Pope Francis following a Mass outside the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington.
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August 14, 2018 - 9:53 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — More than 1,000 children — and possibly many more — were molested by hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, while senior church officials took steps to cover it up, according to a landmark grand jury report released Tuesday. The grand jury said it...
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In this Aug. 1, 2018 photo, Lauren Woehr hands her 16-month-old daughter Caroline, held by her husband Dan McDowell, a cup filled with bottled water at their home in Horsham, Pa.
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August 13, 2018 - 8:09 am
By Ellen Knickmeyer, Associated Press HORSHAM, Pa. (AP) — Lauren Woeher wonders if her 16-month-old daughter has been harmed by tap water contaminated with toxic industrial compounds used in products like nonstick cookware, carpets and fast-food wrappers. Henry Betz, at 76, rattles around his house...
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Texting
Tony Romeo
August 11, 2018 - 5:45 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The wireless industry is preparing to roll out the next generation of service, and industry representatives made some breathtaking predictions about what to expect when they appeared before a state legislative panel. Beth Cooley is with the Cellular...
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This graphic provided by wireless industry officials depicts a small cell deployed on a street light
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Tony Romeo
August 10, 2018 - 6:34 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — During a House committee hearing Thursday, a Bucks County lawmaker suggested representatives of Pennsylvania municipalities are using "scare" tactics to thwart state legislation intended to smooth the rollout of the next generation of wireless service. The...
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Roman Catholic priest
Tony Romeo
August 09, 2018 - 10:30 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — It remains unclear exactly when the report of a grand jury probe of clergy sex abuse in a number of Pennsylvania Catholic dioceses will be released. A redacted version of the clergy abuse report could have been released as early as Wednesday, Aug. 8. But challenges...
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