Tag: Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania state rep accused of stealing $500k from her charity for personal expenses resigns

A Pennsylvania state lawmaker said this week that she plans to resign after prosecutors announced a number of corruption charges against her, alleging she used $500,000 from her own charity to fund a slew of personal expenses — including fur coats, vacations and her campaign. Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell Pennsylvania state Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell, a Democrat, […]

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Mother Charged With Murdering 2 Children Who Were Found Hanging in Basement

A Pennsylvania woman was charged Monday with murdering two of her children, more than two months after they were found hanging from a beam in the family’s basement, the authorities said. The woman, Lisa Snyder, 36, who was arrested at her home in Albany Township, Pa. on Monday morning, had told the police that her […]

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Mother charged in ‘horrific’ deaths of children found hanging in Pennsylvania basement

× Mother charged in ‘horrific’ deaths of children found hanging in Pennsylvania basement ALBANY TWP., Pa. – A Pennsylvania mother faces several counts of murder after she allegedly killed two of her children by hanging them in the basement of their Albany Township home in September. Lisa Snyder, 36, was charged Monday with two counts of […]

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A Pennsylvania County’s Election Day Nightmare Underscores Voting Machine Concerns

EASTON, Pa. — It was a few minutes after the polls closed here on Election Day when panic began to spread through the county election offices. Vote totals in a Northampton County judge’s race showed one candidate, Abe Kassis, a Democrat, had just 164 votes out of 55,000 ballots across more than 100 precincts. Some […]

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Violent White Thug Carefully Taken Into Custody With A Smile On His Face

Another case of sounds about white… Mark Boisey pistol-whipped and fired nearly 50 shots at police. Nonetheless, he was still peacefully arrested and seen in handcuffs with a confident smile on his face. READ MORE: Pack Of White Thugs Brawl At A Popeyes Drive-Thru ‘Over A Chicken Sandwich’ On Nov. 13, in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, […]

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How a Crusader Wins

The résumé that won John Koufos his job as national director of re-entry initiatives for Right on Crime, a project aimed at winning support from conservatives for criminal justice reforms, is one few would want. Before he landed on the radar of the Texas Public Policy Foundation, the think tank behind the project, he was […]

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Democrats in Battleground States Prefer Moderate Nominee, Poll Shows

A New York Times/Siena College survey in six key states also showed voters want a candidate who can work with Republicans. If the Democratic presidential primary were being held today, whom would you vote for? Ariz. 209 surveyed Biden Warren Sanders Buttigieg Klobuchar Harris Gabbard Yang Booker O’Rourke Don’t know Source: New York Times Upshot/Siena […]

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We Spent a Wild Weekend with the Gun-Worshipping Moonie Church That’s Trying to Go MAGA

GREELEY, Pa. — Pastor Hyung Jin “Sean” Moon took the stage in rural Pennsylvania wearing his trademark green camo blazer, a crown made of empty bullet casings, and a gold AR-15 slung over his shoulder. “Good morning, patriots and freedom-loving people made in the image of God,” Moon told his enthralled crowd. The occasion was […]

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Calling Danger at the Grandview Speedway

The first race was still three hours away, yet knots of fans were already lounging in the shade outside the gates on portable furniture, preparing high-cholesterol food beside their pickups, refueling for the long night of action. The sun was shining on a late-summer afternoon. The big trailers were rumbling in, towing the decaled racecars […]

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To Treat Chronic Ailments, Fix Diet First

On the kitchen counter in her Leimert Park apartment in Los Angeles, Diane Henry lays out her meals for the week. They’re frozen, in equal-sized containers: Florentine tart, noodles with carrots, oven-fried chicken with brown rice and carrots, and Moroccan chicken. She didn’t choose the menu, but she does get a few options. Generally she’s […]

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The G.M. Strike Was the Best and the Worst of the Labor Movement

United Automobile Workers leaders voted Thursday on a tentative agreement to end a monthlong walkout by 50,000 workers at General Motors over wages, health insurance premiums and the use of temporary and “tiered” contracts. The accord includes raises and a large ratification bonus and gives temps a path to permanent status — but it also […]

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Middle School Teacher Placed on Leave After Racist Rant Caught on Video

A Pennsylvania middle school teacher has been placed on administrative leave after she graciously offered a black parent an n-word-laced parking lot lecture about how “niggers” milk the welfare system and stereotype poor, pickup-driving white women in a viral video. The incident allegedly took place after the unnamed teacher (I’m sure we can think of […]

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3 Babies Die at Pennsylvania Hospital After Bacterial Infection

Three premature babies have died after being infected by bacteria while in a neonatal intensive care unit at a Pennsylvania hospital, where five other babies were also sickened, hospital officials said on Monday. Officials with the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, Pa., said they did not yet know the source of the infections, which occurred […]

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The New England Patriots Boot Antonio Brown Amid Accusations of Sexual Violence and Intimidation

Antonio Brown playing for the New England Patriots in a game against the Miami Dolphins Sept 15, 2019Photo: Michael Reaves (Getty) To coin terminology from another sport, looks like it was three strikes and Antonio Brown was out. The embattled wide receiver got cut by the New England Patriots Friday days after being accused of […]

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Pennsylvania State Senator Resigns After Arrest on Child Pornography Charges

A Pennsylvania state senator resigned Wednesday, one day after he was charged with having child pornography on his iPhone. The senator, Michael Folmer, 63, was arrested on Tuesday night after investigators searched his home in Lebanon, Penn., and found two images depicting “indecent contact with a minor” on his phone, according to a criminal complaint […]

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‘Squash It! Smash It!’: Pennsylvania Implores Residents to Kill an Invasive Bug on Sight

Pennsylvanians cannot stomp their feet fast enough. They are trying. But no matter how many spotted lanternflies they crush underfoot, they cannot seem to keep the hordes of the invasive insect from flapping in their faces, sucking nutrients from valuable vineyards and lurking in their nightmares. Even after death, they pester commuters when their carcasses […]

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Philadelphia Police Commissioner Resigns Amid Sexual Harassment, Discrimination Allegations

Photo: Mark Makela/Getty Images (Getty Images) With the integrity of the Philadelphia police department crippled by allegations of sexual harassment and discrimination, commissioner Richard Ross made the abrupt decision to resign on Tuesday. Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney released an official statement announcing the shocking news. “Today, Commissioner Ross tendered his resignation,” Kenney said in his […]

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Remember That Trump Speech at the Pennsylvania Plant? Workers Had to Attend, Take Paid Time Off or Lose a Day of Pay

Photo: Jeff Swensen (Getty Images) Turns out that those cheering plant workers behind President Trump at the Pennsylvania petrochemical plant didn’t have many choices when it came to attending the event. In fact, they only had three choices: either attend the event to get paid, use paid time off, or don’t attend and not get […]

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