Pennsylvania

An officer investigates a shooting that occurred in the Masontown borough municipal center on Wednesday, September 19, 2018, in Masontown, Pa.
Andrew Stein/Post-Gazette via AP
September 19, 2018 - 6:42 pm
By Claudia Lauer, Associated Press A gunman opened fire outside a crowded courtroom Wednesday afternoon, shooting at police and others before an officer fired multiple shots at him, killing him. Fayette County District Attorney Richard Bower said Wednesday evening that a German Township police...
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Republican Scott Wagner is running for Pennsylvania governor.
Ian Bush | KYW Newsradio
Ian Bush
September 18, 2018 - 3:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Republican Scott Wagner, who is in Philadelphia Tuesday, is unveiling his plan to help struggling urban areas. In the state senator's campaign for Pennsylvania's next governor, one of his tenets is criminal justice reform — and he had some fighting words for the city'...
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Pa. Attorney General urges lawmakers to pass legislation that strengthens laws requiring reporting of abuse.
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
September 18, 2018 - 12:26 pm
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania lawmakers joined victims of priest sexual abuse at a roundtable discussion on Tuesday. The aim was to urge the legislature to adopt four reforms recommended by the grand jury that investigated allegations against priests and church leaders across the...
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State police stand guard near Stoystown, Pennsylvania, 400 yards from the crash site of the fourth plane hijacked on Tuesday, September 11, 2001.
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Tony Romeo
September 18, 2018 - 11:54 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — In response to concerns about safety, state police plan to step up their presence in and around Pennsylvania schools. State police spokesman Ryan Tarkowski says don’t be alarmed if you child comes home someday and says a state trooper was eating lunch in the school...
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Seven people, most of them children, were injured when a startled camel started bucking during a Pittsburgh circus.
Ronald Smith for AP
September 17, 2018 - 7:06 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A startled camel started bucking during a circus when a child apparently threw a shovel at its feet, injuring six children and an adult and causing frightened circusgoers to flee the arena. Two children and an adult were riding the camel during an intermission at the Shrine Circus...
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In this April 24, 2018, file photo, Bill Cosby, left, arrives with his wife, Camille, for his sexual assault trial, at the Montgomery County Courthouse in Norristown, Pa.
AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File
September 17, 2018 - 6:14 pm
Days before a court hearing that could send her famous husband to prison, Bill Cosby's wife intensified her attacks on a judge she has called "arrogant," ''corrupt" and "unethical," and said the family had filed an ethics complaint and hired a former FBI agent to investigate him. Camille Cosby...
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Shawn Richard Christy
U.S. Marshals Service Eastern District of Pennsylvania
Kristen Johanson
September 16, 2018 - 2:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It has been three months since authorities began searching for the Pennsylvania man who threatened to shoot and kill the president. Now, agents believe he may have popped up again. Federal agents say 27-year-old fugitive Shawn Richard Christy recently stole a white...
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Scam alert
Mark Abrams
September 15, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Pennsylvania's attorney general says college students heading back to class and those getting ready to go to college are prime targets of scammers. Attorney General Josh Shapiro says his office gets complaints at this time of year from victims of scammers who have...
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 William Hill Sports Book at Ocean Resort Casino in AC
Mike DeNardo/KYW Newsradio
Tony Romeo
September 11, 2018 - 9:03 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — There won't be any sports wagering in Pennsylvania until next month, at the earliest. Two casinos have petitioned the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board for sports betting — including Parx Casino, which wants to offer sports betting at its Bucks County casino and its...
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Members of passenger families, friends and volunteer repesentatives pull the ropes to ring the chimes at the dedication of the 93-foot tall Tower of Voices on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018 at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa.
AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, Pool
September 11, 2018 - 8:45 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Here is some information on a number of September 11 remembrance cderemonies happening arond the Philadelphia region. Annual Gloucester County Patriot Day Ceremony 8:30 a.m. 9/11 Memorial at the Place of Reflection, inside Chestnut Branch Park on Main St. in Mantua...
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