Pennsylvania

Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
June 12, 2018 - 9:00 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — As state lawmakers consider legislation on a new procedure for drawing up congressional maps, the Pennsylvania Senate has added language to change judicial elections that one Democrat calls a "poison pill." The legislation comes after a bitter battle over new maps...
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Dreamstime
Ian Bush
June 11, 2018 - 3:12 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Russian hackers tried to attack Pennsylvania's election in the run-up to the 2016 presidential vote. Now, the Wolf administration says it's taking action to secure the next election. "Hackers targeted voter registry systems. Fortunately, at least to the best of our...
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Eric Frein
Pennsylvania State Police
Ian Bush
June 09, 2018 - 10:00 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- A common pleas court judge in Lackawanna County has ruled a wrongful death lawsuit can proceed against the parents of the man who murdered a Pennsylvania State Trooper. Eric Frein was 31 when he ambushed and shot Cpl. Bryon Dickson and wounded Tpr. Alex Douglass...
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Online Lottery
Ian Bush
June 09, 2018 - 9:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- There's a new way to play the Pennsylvania Lottery, and you don't have to leave your home to do it. You could try your hand at Super Gems, or engage in word play with Crossword Cash. "This is a new initiative for us after 46 years of selling our product only in brick...
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Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
June 09, 2018 - 9:30 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A spokesman says Gov. Tom Wolf will sign a bill passed by the legislature that will require Pennsylvania school students to take a test on U.S. civics, government and history. Just before a Senate vote on the bill, Andy Dinniman of Chester County – ranking Democrat...
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Gov. Tom Wolf signs the executive order in his reception room.
Tony Romeo | KYW Newsradio
Tony Romeo
June 06, 2018 - 6:34 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Gov. Tom Wolf signed an executive order Wednesday aimed at closing the gender pay gap among state employees. Wolf’s executive order will — 90 days after its signing — end the practice of requiring salary histories for some of those applying for work in state...
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Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
June 06, 2018 - 4:32 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The state Senate passed a bill Wednesday that would create a system to anonymously report school threats. The program, Safe2Say , is modeled after what backers said is a similar, successful system of anonymous reporting of threats to schools established in Colorado...
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Dreamstime
Tony Romeo
June 06, 2018 - 8:20 am
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) -- As promised, the Pennsylvania House majority leader has introduced legislation that would open up the state's primary elections to Independent voters. Steve Miskin, spokesman for Republican Dave Reed, the House majority leader, says the bill to allow Independents...
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first section of the 93-foot tall Tower of Voices wind chimes is in place at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa.
AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar
June 04, 2018 - 7:48 am
By Kristen De Groot, Associated Press The final phase of the Flight 93 National Memorial is underway and on track to open on the 17th anniversary of plane's crash into a Pennsylvania field during 9/11. United Airlines Flight 93 was en route from Newark, New Jersey, to San Francisco on Sept. 11,...
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The final phase of the memorial is underway and on track to open on the 17th anniversary of plane's crash into a Pennsylvania field during 9/11.
AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar
June 03, 2018 - 10:10 am
The final phase of the Flight 93 National Memorial is underway and on track to open on the 17th anniversary of plane's crash into a Pennsylvania field during 9/11. United Airlines Flight 93 was en route from Newark, New Jersey, to San Francisco on Sept. 11, 2001, when hijackers seized control and...
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