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:
An overturned tractor trailer is slowing traffic on a stretch of Route 222 in Berks County.
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A fatal accident closed a stretch of busy road between the Berkshire Mall and the Broadcasting Square shopping center in Berks County.
The Carbon County man, who was killed in a crash along Route 209 on Wednesday has been identified.
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he cannot yet support presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump's presidential campaign.
"I'm just not ready to do that at this point. I'm not there right now," the Wisconsin Republican told CNN's "The Lead wit...
Convicted child molester Jerry Sandusky is getting a hearing in two weeks when his lawyers will be allowed to try to up end the prosecution of the former Penn State assistant coach.
A man accused of beating another man to death with a baseball bat in Lehigh County was in court Thursday.
The trial is underway for a man accused of a 2013 murder in Monroe County. Opening statements in William McRae's trial took place Wednesday.
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He spent two months adrift in the Pacific and saw three of his companions die -- and the Coast Guard is calling him "fortunate."
With this year's edition of the Kentucky Derby running Saturday at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, take a look at some facts and history about the first leg of horse racing's Triple Crown.
Napoleon dies in exile, Mexico wins a historic battle, the first Three Stooges short premieres, and Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space, all on this day.
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