These states are hotbeds for public corruption, according to a new study.
A new study from researchers at the University of Hong Kong and the Indiana University estimates that corruption is costing Americans in the 10 most corrupt states an average of $1,308 per year, or 5.2 percent of those states’ average expenditures per year. Researchers studied more than 25,000 convictions of public officials for violation of federal corruption laws between 1976 and 2008 as well as patterns in state spending. Take a look at the 10 worst states for corruption:
A bit of snow early; snow shower in some spots later in the day; increasingly windy with clouds and breaks of sun (temps fall PM). High: 33
He's accused of killing one state trooper and wounding another before leading hundreds of officers on a seven week manhunt.
As nurses at the Poconos' largest hospital approved a last-minute deal to avoid a strike, two state reports are revealing staffing issues that left some employees "overwhelmed" and "in tears."
A nursing home in Lehigh County kicked it back a few decades with its very own version of Throwback Thursday.
The Lehigh Valley Zoo was closed Thursday because of ice concerns related to the frigid temperatures.
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Reading school officials are sounding the alarm about repeated speeding and aggressive driving in school zones around the city.
Center City Allentown is once again bustling with activity.
An addition to Downtown Allentown's revitalization will give a jolt of energy to the city.
Police hunting for a man who tried a lure a young girl into his SUV.
The cold snowy weather can certainly play a role on how local businesses do in Berks County.
Whether you're a hardcore NFL fan or just a wannabe watching the game for the halftime show and commercials, here are 12 things to know about Super Bowl XLIX.
An assassin's misfires spare President Andrew Jackson, "The Lone Ranger" debuts on radio, Gandhi is assassinated, The Beatles hit the roof for one last gig, and the first computer virus is written, all on this day.
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