Pennsylvania

Attorney General Josh Shapiro
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Tim Jimenez
September 12, 2019 - 7:20 am
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is suing the Sackler family, founders and owners of Purdue Pharma, the company that makes prescription painkiller OxyContin.
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Pennsylvania capitol building in Harrisburg
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Cherri Gregg
September 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Wednesday on two cases dealing with the death penalty. Philadelphia's district attorney wants the court to strike down the policy. Read more here.
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Sign directing voters.
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AP News
September 09, 2019 - 3:02 pm
Pennsylvanians who won't be able to vote in person this fall will be able to apply online for absentee ballots for the first time. Read more here.
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A teller error resulted in $120,000 being deposited in the wrong account, police say
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CNN
September 09, 2019 - 12:57 pm
By Theresa Waldrop, CNN (CNN) -- A Pennsylvania couple is facing felony theft charges after their bank accidentally put $120,000 in their account, and the couple spent most of it instead of contacting the bank, police said. Robert and Tiffany Williams of Montoursville are also facing overdraft fees...
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Mark Abrams
September 08, 2019 - 4:00 am
The Pennsylvania Turnpike is testing a new app that will allow drivers to pay their tolls by way of their smartphones.
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Rescue puppy
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AP News
September 06, 2019 - 10:45 am
Animal welfare authorities say 55 dogs and puppies were rescued from a Pennsylvania home after they received a call about unsanitary conditions. Read more here.
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Route 309 bridge.
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Mark Abrams
September 06, 2019 - 4:00 am
Philadelphia-area drivers who use the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike to get to the Poconos are facing a substantial detour this weekend as crews replace a bridge spanning the toll road.
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Greg Hunt holds a school photo of himself.
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AP News
August 30, 2019 - 8:04 am
The Boy Scouts of America is facing a threat from a growing wave of lawsuits over decades-old allegations of sexual abuse.
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SCI Phoenix
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Cherri Gregg
August 29, 2019 - 1:45 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections has completed its internal review of the parole system, following a string of murders allegedly committed by individuals still under the state's supervision. The 33-page report , released Wednesday, includes a sweeping review...
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St. Paul Cathedral, the mother church of the Pittsburgh Diocese
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AP News
August 28, 2019 - 12:45 pm
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Four men have filed suit against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Scranton and its current and former bishop over claims a priest sexually abused them when they were children. The plaintiffs are believed to be the first to take advantage of a recent Pennsylvania appeals court...
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