Pennsylvania

Albright (l) and Adolph (r) after House budget hearing .
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Democratic Governor, GOP Lawmakers Far Apart On Pa. Budget

Republicans who control the legislature battled officials of the Democratic Wolf Administration over the implications of the governor’s far-reaching proposals to overhaul Pennsylvania taxes.

03/29/2015

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Pennsylvania Toddler Shoots Self In Leg As Mom, Boyfriend Shower

Police say a 2-year-old Pennsylvania boy found a handgun and shot himself in the leg while his mother and her boyfriend were showering.

03/27/2015

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Pennsylvania Bank Forecloses Properties Of ‘Perfect Strangers’ Star

A bank says the actor best known as sitcom character Balki Bartokomous has been a perfect stranger when it comes to making payments on his rural Pennsylvania properties.

03/26/2015

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Pa. Man Gets $7M Lottery Ticket In Get-Well Card

A Pennsylvania man recovering from surgery has won $7 million off a lottery ticket tucked into his get-well card.

03/25/2015

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PennDOT Says Emergency Pothole Repairs Are Underway

At recent budget hearings, the person in charge of keeping Pennsylvania’s roads in top shape told lawmakers PennDOT’s emergency pothole repairs have begun.

03/22/2015

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Cops: Pennsylvania Man Held Girlfriend Captive, Poured Bleach In Her Eyes

Police say a Pennsylvania man held his girlfriend captive for more than three days, during which he hit her with a hammer, pulled out her hair, and poured bleach in her eyes and wounds.

03/18/2015

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Coroner: No Foul Play Suspected In Pa. Professor’s Death

The body of a missing college chemistry professor has been found in a wooded area about 15 miles from her Pennsylvania campus.

03/16/2015

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LCB Clarifies Rules For Home Delivery Of Beer In Pennsylvania

The Liquor Control Board has issued guidelines for home delivery of beer in Pennsylvania.

03/14/2015

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Execution Dates Set For Two Pa. Men, Unlikely To Be Carried Out

The Pennsylvania Department of Corrections has issued a notice of execution for two inmates – including a Philadelphia man. But a spokesman says Governor Wolf’s death penalty moratorium remains in effect.

03/12/2015

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Truck Crashes, Spilling Twizzlers Onto Pennsylvania Highway

A tractor-trailer split open after hitting a barrier, spilling Twizzlers candy onto a Pennsylvania highway.

03/12/2015

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Police: Pennsylvania Man Used ‘Jesus’ License Plate To Assault Brother

State police say one brother used a “Jesus” vanity license plate to assault another when they fought in Pennsylvania.

03/11/2015

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Analyst: Wolf Budget Strategy Clever, But Still A Tough Sell

A prominent political analyst says Governor Wolf’s decision to couple property tax relief with income and sales tax hikes gives him the best chance to get his budget proposal through the legislature.

03/08/2015

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Cops: Baby Left Alone Starves After Mom’s Suspected Overdose

Police believe a 22-year-old woman died of an overdose a week or two ago, before her 10-month-old boy starved when no one was left to care for him in the western Pennsylvania apartment they shared.

03/06/2015

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Cops: Pennsylvania Woman Scammed Out Of $26K With Phony Lottery ‘Win’

Police say a Pennsylvania woman has conned an elderly friend out of $26,000 by claiming to have won the New York lottery.

03/05/2015

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Police Continue To Investigate Series Of Reported Attempted Child Lurings In Berks County

Law enforcement officials now tell CBS 3 Eyewitness News they’ve received more than a dozen reported cases of child luring and predatory behavior.

03/03/2015

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