Pennsylvania

Victoria's Secret
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May 03, 2019 - 5:38 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Police in Pennsylvania have identified two suspects accused of stealing $21,000 worth of Victoria's Secret underwear last month. Lower Allen Township police say an 18-year-old woman and a juvenile they aren't naming entered the store at the Capital City Mall near Harrisburg...
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Chaka Fattah
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Kristen Johanson
May 01, 2019 - 2:51 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Federal prosecutors will not re-try former longtime Rep. Chaka Fattah on bribery convictions overturned by an appeals court. In a court filing, U.S. Assistant Attorneys Jennifer Williams and Eric Gibson said "it is in the interest of justice" to dismiss four bribery...
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Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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Tony Romeo
May 01, 2019 - 1:23 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania finds itself in a position it hasn’t seen for quite some time: flush with cash. But leaders of the Republican-controlled legislature say they think the extra money should be put away for a rainy day. With two months left in the current fiscal year,...
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Former Penn State president Graham Spanier leaves his preliminary hearing in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Monday, July 29, 2013.
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May 01, 2019 - 12:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania's attorney general says he will appeal a decision by a federal judge overturning the conviction of former Penn State President Graham Spanier in the Jerry Sandusky scandal. Spanier was convicted two years ago of endangering the welfare of children. He was...
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Swarthmore College sit-in
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Tim Jimenez
May 01, 2019 - 11:25 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Two Swarthmore College fraternities are shutting down following the leak of documents that portray prior frat brothers as being involved in rape and sexual misconduct, and using racist, homophobic and misogynistic language. The controversy surrounding the two...
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Former Penn State president Graham Spanier leaves his preliminary hearing in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Monday, July 29, 2013.
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Tony Romeo
May 01, 2019 - 8:59 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — On the eve of his date with the jailer, the conviction of former Penn State President Graham Spanier — tried for child endangerment for his role in the Jerry Sandusky scandal — was overturned Tuesday by a federal judge. Spanier was convicted two years ago by a jury...
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PITTSBURGH, PA - NOVEMBER 3: The makeshift memorial Saturday morning in front of the Tree of Life Synagogue on November 3, 2018 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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David Madden
April 30, 2019 - 5:51 pm
NEW YORK (KYW Newsradio) — The Anti-Defamation League has issued its annual report on anti-Semitic incidents in 2018, and New Jersey comes in third behind California and New York state. Pennsylvania is not far behind. Of the almost 1,900 incidents nationwide, the Garden State comes in at exactly...
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State senators, including Democrat Judy Schwank, spoke of momentum behind wide-ranging changes intended to make voting more convenient.
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Tony Romeo
April 30, 2019 - 4:00 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A state Senate committee heard hours of testimony on sweeping proposals to reform elections in Pennsylvania, including legislation that would allow for early voting and would allow Independents to vote in primary elections. State senators, including Democrat Judy...
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April 30, 2019 - 1:02 pm
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a western Pennsylvania man flushed his grandparents' ashes down a toilet after his mother kicked him out of her home. The Tribune-Review reports that Thomas Wells was arraigned Monday on two counts of abuse of a corpse and a criminal mischief charge...
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Swarthmore College students
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April 30, 2019 - 12:09 pm
(Associated Press/KYW Newsradio ) — Student protesters at Swarthmore College occupied an on-campus fraternity house Monday following the leak of documents purportedly describing some members' derogatory comments and sexual assault jokes. The demonstration is aimed at shutting down the Phi Psi...
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