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    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention this week dropped its percentage of vaccinated adults in Pennsylvania by nearly five percentage points in what apparently was a data correction to weed out duplicates. The agency on Wednesday adjusted the percentage to 68.9%, after a day earlier putting the percentage at 73.7% of Pennsylvanians 18 and...
    "Mr. Palaez Moctezuma was murdered while eating Thanksgiving dinner inside his home, and to be clear, he and his family were not involved in the dispute between Clarke and others," Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said. "This is the second innocent bystander killed this year by a senseless dispute that turned to gun violence by someone who is...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff LANCASTER COUNTY (KDKA) — Police are looking for two men accused of stealing four iPhones from a store in central Pennsylvania. The Manheim Township Police Department says two men entered the T-Mobile store in Lancaster, cut the security cables on four iPhones on display and fled. Police say the men got away with $3,229.96 worth of...
    HEREFORD, Pa. (AP) — A 10-year-old boy was shot and killed on Thanksgiving Day while he was with someone who was target shooting in southeastern Pennsylvania, authorities said. The shooting occurred around 1:30 p.m. near the child’s home in Hereford, Berks County District Attorney John Adams said Friday. The boy was taken to a hospital but was pronounced dead there...
    PHILADELPHIA (CNN) — Senate candidate Sean Parnell’s abrupt end to his campaign in Pennsylvania has shaken up the Republican primary field in a crucial race as the party seeks to win a majority next fall. According to multiple Republican operatives in and outside of the Keystone State, the slate of GOP candidates could expand in coming weeks to include hedge...
    Because Donald Trump is a gooey, hulking, Brobdingnagian wad of loser, his handpicked replacement for the Senate seat being vacated by Sen. Pat Toomey has already settled in for his political dirt nap. Sean Parnell, the MAGA-anointed heir apparent to the seat, suspended his campaign on Monday after a judge awarded custody of his children to his estranged wife, following disturbing allegations...
    NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania (AP) — A man eating Thanksgiving dinner inside a home in the Philadelphia suburbs was killed by a stray bullet that pierced a window, authorities said. The victim, Edilberto Miguel Palaez Moctezuma, 25, was shot in the torso just before 9:30 p.m., Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said in a press release issued Friday. He was...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Firearms deer season starts Saturday, and it’s Pennsylvania hunters’ third chance to get out on a Sunday. Last year, hunters took over 435,000 deer, about 175,000 of which were bucks, the Pennsylvania Game Commission said. The season starts on Saturday and continues on Sunday, giving hunters off work and school a...
    Pennsylvania attorney general Josh Shapiro beat back at least 40 legal challenges to Donald Trump's election loss, and he explained how the twice-impeached one-term president undermined his own case. The Democratic attorney general told The Daily Beast's "New Abnormal" podcast that his office started making preparations for the challenges as soon as Trump trotted out his "Big Lie" well before...
    In Pennsylvania, supporters of former President Donald Trump filed one bogus lawsuit after another following the 2020 election. None of them were successful, however, and Josh Shapiro — the Democrat who serves as Pennsylvania attorney general under Gov. Tom Wolf — aggressively fought back against Trump's election lies. Shapiro, according to the Daily Beast, prevailed in at least 40 Republican...
    (CNN) — Senate candidate Sean Parnell’s abrupt end to his campaign in Pennsylvania has shaken up the Republican primary field in a crucial race as the party seeks to win a majority next fall. According to multiple Republican operatives in and outside of the Keystone State, the slate of GOP candidates could expand in the coming weeks to include hedge...
    A Florida man has been charged with the death of a Pennsylvania woman whose remains were found by fishermen in a bay nearq Tampa, authorities said Wednesday.  Robert Kessler, of Lutz, was already in police custody on a drug charge when he was arrested and charged with the second-degree murder of Stephanie Crone-Overholts, Tampa Police Interim Chief Ruben Delgado said....
    GROVE CITY, Pa. (AP) — A small plane crashed near a landfill in western Pennsylvania, killing one person and injuring another. The single-engine Cessna 210 went down around 5:45 p.m. Wednesday in a wooded area near the Grove City airport in Mercer County, according to the Federal Aviation Administration. Authorities have not said if the plane had departed from the...
    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man was charged with killing a Pennsylvania woman after her dismembered body was found dumped in a bay, police said Wednesday. Tampa Police arrested 69-year-old Robert Kessler earlier this week on drug charges while investigating the death of Stephanie Crone-Overholts. Kessler is facing charges of second-degree murder and abusing a dead body. READ MORE:...
    A GRANDPA’S haunting Thanksgiving ghost story helped two brothers to uncover a near two-century-old “murder mystery”. Bill and Frank Watson were told a tale about 57 Irish immigrants who died at a railroad site in Pennsylvania during the height of the cholera epidemic in 1832. 4Fragments of bone were apparently discovered by researchers at a 'mass grave' in PennsylvaniaCredit: AP...
              more   The former Republican congressman running for governor of Pennsylvania told The Star News Network what drove him to run for governor after watching families and businesses suffer under Gov. Thomas W. Wolf and his pandemic policies. “Actually, watching how Governor Wolf mismanaged the pandemic,” said Louis J. “Lou” Barletta, who left his House seat to challenge Democratic Sen....
    BALTIMORE (AP) — The estranged wife of a former Baltimore County police officer who killed himself, an accomplice and his two daughters says a Pennsylvania police chief blocked a court order she sought to protect the girls from their father, according to reports. In a citizen’s complaint filed last week against York Area Regional Police Chief Timothy Damon, the wife...
    A fatal plane crash happened in near a Pennsylvania landfill on Wednesday night, according to Pennylvania state police. The plane crash landed by the landfill owned by Tri State Industrial Solutions in Springfield Township near Grove City around 5:40 p.m., WFMJ reports citing Pennsylvania state police. The single engine plane caught fire when it landed in the woods,...
    A Nigerian man has been sentenced after being found guilty of laundering $1.89 million in a mail and wire fraud scheme that targeted Pennsylvania women, according to a release by the US Department of Justice. Jabin Godspower Okpako, 36, and his wife, Christine Bradley Okpako, 54, of Sayre, Pennsylvania, used three bank accounts in Nigeria to transfer funds out of...
    A Pennsylvania lottery ticket worth $620,000 was sold in Philadelphia this week. The Cash 5 with Quick Cash ticket for the Tuesday, Nov. 23 drawing was sold at Lucky Stop Grocery & Variety on Elmwood Avenue. The ticket matched all five balls drawn, 11-15-23-34-37. The retailer will receive a $5,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket.
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday released the priorities for drawing Pennsylvania’s new congressional districts given to him by panel he picked, signaling that he is ready to start discussions with Republicans who control the Legislature. In theory, the principles given to Wolf will guide the Democrat in his dealings with Republican lawmakers, less than four years...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 7,569 new coronavirus cases and 98 additional deaths. READ MORE: Police Search For Suspect In Greensburg Bank RobberyThis brings the statewide total to 1,704,528 cases and 33,101 total COVID-19 related deaths since the pandemic began. There are 3,349 people across the state in the hospital with...
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated Pennsylvania's COVID-19 vaccination data after finding that about 1.2 million more doses had been recorded than the state has actually administered. This revision brings the state's vaccination rate down from 84 percent of Pennsylvanians with at least one Covid shot to 81 percent. While the CDC periodically revises vaccination numbers and...
    FORT WASHINGTON, Pa -- When Hurricane Harvey hit Houston in 2017, it devastated Kingwood High School. Across the country in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, Upper Dublin High School decided to help Kingwood recover.Little did either school know, an Upper Dublin alum was actually living in Houston and sending her children to Kingwood. Mary Neuman, the mom, immediately reached out to Upper...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Many questions remain unanswered Tuesday as to what Republicans in Pennsylvania’s Senate can accomplish from what they call a “forensic investigation” into last year’s presidential election now that they have hired a contractor that has not pointed to any experience in elections. Senate Republicans last week hired the Iowa-based Envoy Sage onto a $270,000 contract to...
    Celebrity surgeon Mehmet Oz is poised to shake up the Pennsylvania Senate race, bolstered by a vast personal fortune to invest in a 2022 campaign and enviable poll numbers that suggest the Republican would be an immediate front-runner. Oz, 61, has not decided whether to pull the trigger on a bid for the seat being relinquished by retiring Republican Sen....
              more   In a call with reporters this week, the president of the firm selected to conduct a probe of recent elections in Pennsylvania promised a nonpartisan effort to determine what facets of election security in the Keystone State need improvement. “We have no preconceived notions of what we will or will not find,” said Steven Lahr, president of Dubuque,...
    CURRITUCK, N.C. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to at least five years in prison after pleading guilty in the 2018 death of his 5-month-old son while his family was vacationing in North Carolina, officials said. At a Nov. 15 hearing in Currituck County Superior Court, Thomas William Imschweiler, 34, of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter...
    Republican Pennsylvania Senate candidate, Sean Parnell. Donald Trump may think otherwise, but if a man can’t be trusted with his own children, one has to wonder why Pennsylvania voters would trust him with their vote. As reported by Kate Riga for TalkingPointsMemo: A judge granted sole legal custody to Laurie Snell, the estranged wife of Republican candidate for U.S. Senate...
    BALTIMORE (AP) — The estranged wife of a former Baltimore County police officer who killed himself, an accomplice and his two daughters says a Pennsylvania police chief blocked a court order she sought to protect the girls from their father, according to reports. In a citizen’s complaint filed last week against York Area Regional Police Chief Timothy Damon, the wife...
    NEW STANTON, Pa. (KDKA) – A woman shot during an apparent road rage incident in Westmoreland County is speaking out, sharing what she says happened Sunday during her drive home to the Philadelphia area on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near New Stanton. Morgan King is still recovering at Forbes Hospital. She spoke to KDKA’s Amy Wadas from her hospital bed. She...
    (CNN)Senate candidate Sean Parnell's abrupt end to his campaign in Pennsylvania has shaken up the Republican primary field in a crucial race as the party seeks to win a majority next fall.According to multiple Republican operatives in and outside of the Keystone State, the slate of GOP candidates could expand in coming weeks to include hedge fund executive David McCormick...
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The mother of two young girls allegedly killed by their father—former Baltimore County Police officer Robert Vicosa—filed a complaint against the police chief in York, Pennsylvania. She claims the chief stopped enforcement of a protective order she filed against her estranged husband after he brutally assaulted her and fled with the kids. Police are also investigating whether...
    PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Holiday travel is heating up. Thousands of people are packing up to hit the road or head to the airport for the Thanksgiving holiday. Thanksgiving is fast approaching. And if you’re driving to your destination you can expect higher gas prices. READ MORE: Open For Business: Eyewitness News Takes A Look BackSome of the highest gas prices...
    Republican Sean Parnell’s exit from the hotly contested Senate race in Pennsylvania is the latest development threatening to deal a blow to former President Donald TrumpDonald TrumpRittenhouse says Biden defamed his character when linking him to white supremacists Overnight Health Care — White House touts vaccine rate for feds Trump endorses challenger to Hogan ally in Maryland governor's race MORE’s...
    A Powerball ticket worth $100,000 was sold in Montgomery County. The ticket for the Nov. 22 drawing was sold at GIANT Food Stores on Dekalb Pike in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania lottery officials said. The ticket matched four of the five white balls drawn, 7-20-29-38-67, and the red Powerball 22 to win $100,000. Without the $1 Power Play option, the ticket...
    HOUSEHOLDS in Pennsylvania have just over a month to apply for cash payments worth up to $975 each. The money is available under the property tax and rent rebate program in the state. 1Time is running out for households to apply for up to $975 rebates in PennsylvaniaCredit: Getty Under Pennsylvania law, the annual deadline for the program is...
    A Pennsylvania lottery scratch-off ticket worth $1 million was sold in Delaware County. The Feelin’ Like a Million Bucks scratch-off ticket was sold at Wawa on Baltimore Pike in Concordville, state lottery officials said Tuesday. The ticket retails for $20. The retailer will receive a $5,000 bonus for selling the winning ticket. The news comes less than a week after...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Republican candidate trailing in a statewide recount for an open seat on Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court conceded the race on Tuesday to Democrat Lori Dumas. On Twitter, Drew Crompton congratulated Dumas and the other winners in the judicial races that were on the statewide ballot in Pennsylvania’s Nov. 2 election. READ MORE: Dan + Shay Earn...
    In five swing states that former president Donald Trump lost in 2020, he is now beating His Fraudulency Joe Biden. Far-left Politico reports that a recent poll conducted by Team Trump shows “the former president led Biden in Arizona by 8 percentage points, Georgia by 3 points, Michigan by 12 points, Pennsylvania by 6 points and Wisconsin by 10 points.”...
    A five-year-old boy was shot dead by his six-year-old brother at their Pennsylvania home while they were playing in a bedroom near an unsecured gun. Connor Wolfe, five, was left unsupervised in the bedroom with his older brother and another child when he was shot at his Penn Hills home on Monday night. The incident is being investigated by local...
    By: KDKA-TV’s Erika Stanish CONNELLSVILLE, Pa. (KDKA) – A Fayette County business and 11 people have been charged after police said they stole hundreds of thousands of dollars from programs meant to help people struggling during the pandemic. READ MORE: Jury Holds CVS, Walgreens, Walmart Pharmacies Responsible For Role In Opioid Crisis In OhioAfter a year-long investigation, police say more...
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Republican candidate trailing in a statewide recount for an open seat on Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court conceded the race on Tuesday to Democrat Lori Dumas. On Twitter, Drew Crompton congratulated Dumas and the other winners in the judicial races that were on the statewide ballot in Pennsylvania’s Nov. 2 election. I extend my sincere congratulations to...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 5,186 new coronavirus cases and 72 additional deaths. READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 480 New Cases, 1 More DeathThis brings the statewide total to 1,696,959 cases and 33,003 total COVID-19 related deaths since the pandemic began. There are 3,174 people across the state...
    A central Pennsylvania man named Moist, who has a history of driving under the influence, has been charged in connection with a five vehicle crash, according to police. Manheim Township police were called to a multi-vehicle crash along Oregon Pike and Creek Boulevard on Friday just before 1:30 p.m., according to a release by police. Joshua Isaac Moist, 30,...
    A central Pennsylvania man named Moist, who has a history of driving under the influence, has been charged in connection with a five vehicle crash, according to police. Manheim Township police were called to a multi-vehicle crash along Oregon Pike and Creek Boulevard on Friday just before 1:30 p.m., according to a release by police. Joshua Isaac Moist, 30,...
              moreby Natalie Kapustik   The Pennsylvania House has advanced legislation introduced by Rep. Jesse Topper, R-Bedford, to expand educational offerings for home-school students. House Bill 1041 amends the Public School Code of 1949 to permit home education students to take advantage of their local high school by attending up to four academic courses in a school day and participating in co-curricular...