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 juvenile probation officer and Notre Dame wrestling coach has been accused of threatening a teenager under his watch in the justice system.
The investigation of an incident that resulted in the death of a woman outside a restaurant in Berks County remains under investigation, District Attorney John Adams said Monday.
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An accident involving a dump truck and a tractor trailer has created quite a mess on a major highway in Berks County.
Lehigh County Coroner Scott Grim says the 25-year-old Upper Saucon Township man had synthetic marijuana in his system at the time of his death.
A recent study by the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission and Wildlands Conservancy called "Return on Environment" showed the environment is a financial force of nature
According to police, a surveillance image shows three men and a woman stuffing over-the-counter medicine into shopping bags
An Allentown man hopes a seed he planted a decade ago...will grow into a community effort.
J. Birney Crum Stadium was once again the site for a major drum and bugle corp competition, with a show titled "Drum Corps: An American Tradition."
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