Pennsylvania

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AP News
August 23, 2019 - 7:38 am
LANCASTER, Pa. (AP) — Police say a woman tried to snatch a 4-year-old from her mother in a hospital's emergency room in Pennsylvania. Lancaster General Hospital security officers told police the woman grabbed the child on Thursday. Officers quickly intervened and returned the child to her mother...
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Jim Melwert
August 22, 2019 - 2:00 pm
HORSHAM, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Residents around the Willow Grove Naval Air Station have been paying a surcharge on water bills to remove chemicals used on the base that seeped into groundwater. On Thursday, state officials announced they’re chipping in several million dollars to get rid of that...
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Johnny Lopez
August 19, 2019 - 11:35 am
A candy shop has put customers’ sweet tooth in a real pickle. Christopher Beers is the owner of Grandpa Joe’s Candy Shop, a small bakery chain in Ohio and Pennsylvania, who took it upon himself to transform beloved Oreos cookies into a briny treat by slapping a pickle betwixt the classic snack’s...
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House Rep. (PA) Malcolm Kenyatta attends "Out in Office" panel at Tribeca Celebrates Pride Day at 2019 Tribeca Film Festival at Spring Studio on May 4, 2019 in New York City.
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Justin Udo
August 14, 2019 - 7:55 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A group of Pennsylvania lawmakers are working to tackle environmental justice and health issues affecting residents throughout the state. They're putting a focus on poor communities. Rep. Malcolm Kenyatta says his 181st district, which contains North Philadelphia, is...
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Erie Bureau of Fire Inspector
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August 13, 2019 - 7:17 pm
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania home child care center where a fire killed five kids did not have enough working smoke detectors, the fire chief said Tuesday. There was one detector in the attic of the Harris Family Daycare in the lakeside city of Erie, Fire Chief Guy Santone told a news conference...
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President Donald Trump
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August 13, 2019 - 7:05 pm
MONACA, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump sought to take credit Tuesday for a major manufacturing complex in western Pennsylvania in his latest effort to reinvigorate the Rust Belt support that sent him to the White House. He was cheered on by fluorescent-vest-clad workers who were paid to attend...
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Pat Loeb
August 13, 2019 - 5:15 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Plumbing problems at a state-run youth detention facility in the Poconos left 49 young residents with no running water for two weeks — a condition the state failed to report to the counties responsible for the residents. The state brought in portable toilets and...
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In this Aug. 9, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump talks to reporters on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. Trump is showcasing the growing effort to capitalize on western Pennsylvania’s natural gas deposits by turning gas into plastics.
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August 13, 2019 - 6:59 am
By Jill Colvin and Josh Boak, Associated Press BERKELEY HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — Trying to hold support in the manufacturing towns that helped him win the White House in 2016, President Donald Trump is showcasing growing efforts to capitalize on western Pennsylvania's natural gas deposits by turning...
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Bill Cosby
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Jim Melwert
August 12, 2019 - 5:07 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Bill Cosby’s lawyers were in Pennsylvania Superior Court Monday, trying to argue the 82-year-old deserves a new trial. But judging by the tone of the questions, it did not go well for Cosby. His lawyers say the Montgomery County judge who oversaw Cosby’s criminal...
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