Pennsylvania

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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Dreamstime
Lynne Adkins
August 07, 2018 - 9:29 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Protecting yourself from mosquito bites is more important that ever. A mosquito bite can do more than make you itch — it can give you West Nile virus. Matt Helwig, a biologist with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, said your chances of...
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Gov. Tom Wolf
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Kim Glovas
August 06, 2018 - 6:40 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has signed an executive order, creating the Pennsylvania Commission on LGBTQ Affairs — the first in the nation. In a statement, Wolf said the commission was created to remove obstacles for anyone facing an unfair disadvantage based on...
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Pipeline construction
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Kim Glovas
August 06, 2018 - 1:31 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Sunoco has been fined $148,000 for violations surrounding the Mariner East 2 Pipeline. The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection assessed the penalty, saying Sunoco violated the Clean Streams Law and Dam Safety Encroachment Act. Counties affected were...
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Senator Bob Casey
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David Madden
August 03, 2018 - 3:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania Senator Bob Casey doesn't seemed bothered by President Donald Trump's newly minted nickname for him. Casey spent time in Northeast Philadelphia on Friday meeting with local business owners as he campaigns for a third term in Washington against Republican...
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