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:
Emergency crews were called to the scene of a crash along Route 33 South in Plainfield, Northampton County, according to officials.
Easton Police are investigating after they say a driver intentionally hit two girls, while they were riding their bikes.
Crews were called to a two-alarm fire in Allentown Thursday afternoon.
A Northampton County man accused of trying to run over an Allentown police captain has learned his fate.
A Montgomery county man was arrested Thursday after officials said his four-month-old daughter suffered injuries consistent with shaken baby syndrome.
On the fourth and final night of the Democratic National Convention an outdoor watch party was planned in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia.
Dr. Terry Madonna says Clinton needs to come across as likeable in her speech in order to keep the momentum going.
It's official, there is a change in leadership at the Allentown School District.
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Vivaldi and Bach die, the first hamburger is sold in the U.S., World War I breaks out, a bomber crashes into the Empire State Building, and the Summer Olympics open up in Los Angeles, all on this day.
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