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:
Details continue to emerge in the investigation at home along Woodhaven Drive in Ross Township, Monroe County.
A Berks County jury found a man with Allentown ties guilty of murder in the deaths of his father and grandmother in Reading.
Pennsylvania State Police were back at the scene Friday of homicide in Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County.
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Albright College in Reading has suspended two students that the school said were most directly involved in the creation and distribution of a video that has sparked racial outrage.
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A 14-year-old South Carolina boy accused of killing his father and wounding three people during a school shooting has been charged as a juvenile with murder and three counts of attempted murder.
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A child shot at a school playground in South Carolina this week is in critical condition and fighting for his life, relatives said.
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A potentially key piece of evidence has been recovered in the hunt for what caused a deadly crash of a commuter train in New Jersey.
Investigators retrieved an event recorder from the New Jersey Transit train that hurtled past its stopping point Thurs...
Michael Hendrix will serve up to 14 years for his role in attempted robbery
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Take a look at these notable endorsements from politicians, celebrities and sports stars for presidential candidates.
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Babe Ruth hits 60 home runs, James Dean dies in a car crash, "Cheers" premieres, and researchers capture a giant squid on camera, all on this day.
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