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Communities, Police Launch Business Corridor Safety Initiative

The pilot program is called SafeGrowth. It will address safety issues around certain commercial districts in the city.

07/28/2015

Allegheny County Republican Mike Turzai, the House speaker, speaks at the Press Club in Harrisburg on Monday, July 27, 2015. (credit: Tony Romeo/KYW)

House Speaker Raises Possibility Of Budget Veto Override

Speaking at Harrisburg’s monthly Press Club luncheon, Allegheny County Republican Mike Turzai, the speaker of the state House, continued to defend the GOP-passed budget vetoed by the governor.

07/28/2015

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Pa. House Speaker: Medical Marijuana Needs Full Vetting

Medical marijuana was on a fast track in the Pennsylvania Senate. But the speaker of the House says concerns of medical experts must be fully understood before there is action in his chamber.

07/28/2015

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Police Probe Rash Of Robberies At Pharmacies Across The Region

Anyone with information is asked to contact police.

07/27/2015

Chopper 3 over the scene in Elkins Park, Montgomery County on July 27, 2015. (credit: CBS3)

Tree Falls In Elkins Park, Knocking Out Power For Some Residents

It happened Monday on the 8000 block of Brookside Road.

07/27/2015

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Township In Bucks County Declares State Of Emergency For Weekend Of Pope’s Visit

Middletown Township, Bucks County has declared a state of emergency for the weekend of the Pope’s visit, according to police.

07/27/2015

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Governor Wolf Continues To Work On Gaining Support For His Budget Plan

Governor Wolf says he vetoed the GOP-budget nearly a month ago, in part because it continues a school-funding system, that relies, he says, too little on state funding, and too much on local or property taxes.

07/27/2015

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Plaster Falls On Prospective Penn State Students

Officials say one person suffered minor injuries when a section of the balcony in the Schwab Auditorium at Penn State fell.

07/27/2015

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Man Accused Of Taking Upskirt Photos At NJ Walmart

Police are investigating after they say a man was allegedly taking photographs and videos up a female’s dress at a Walmart in Burlington County, New Jersey.

07/27/2015

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Former Treasurer Sentenced For Embezzling From NJ Youth League

Hunterdon County prosecutors say 43-year-old Kevin Lockrey, of Flemington, recently received a 60-day county jail term and five years of probation. He had pleaded guilty in March to theft by deception.

07/27/2015

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PATCO Service Resumes In Both Directions

PATCO says service was temporarily suspended in both directions due to a disabled train near the Ben Franklin Bridge.

07/27/2015

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Hundreds Evacuated After Fire Rips Through Apartment Building In Pennsauken

The flames broke out just after 12 a.m. Monday on the third floor inside the Cooper River Plaza Apartments in the 5100 block of North Park Drive.

07/27/2015

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Police: South Jersey Woman Found With Cocaine In Hospital Parking Lot

A southern New Jersey woman faces charges after she allegedly was found with cocaine in the parking lot at Southern Ocean Medical Center.

07/26/2015

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Officials Warn Beachgoers Of Dangerous Rip Currents After Near Drowning In Wildwood

Officials in Wildwood were warning swimmers about a moderate risk of rip currents again Sunday after the near drowning of four people one day earlier.

07/26/2015