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Mark Scolforo

The Associated Press

Richmond, VA, United States

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  • WHYY
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Recent articles by Mark:

State House votes to stop drivers' use of handheld phones

The proposal would expand current Pennsylvania law, which bans texting and driving, to include phone calls with handheld devices. → Read More

PENN STATE: Former player sues over football hazing allegations

A former Penn State football player claims in a lawsuit that Nittany Lions players hazed him and other younger teammates by imitating sexual acts in the shower and invoking Jerry Sandusky's name. → Read More

Ex-player sues Penn State over football hazing allegations

A former Penn State football player claims in a lawsuit that Nittany Lions players hazed him and other younger teammates by imitating sexual acts in the shower and invoking Jerry Sandusky's name. → Read More

Investigators say bus passed truck before Turnpike wreck killing 5

Federal investigators say a bus passed a truck on the Pennsylvania Turnpike shortly before losing control and causing a chain-reaction wreck that killed five and injured dozens. → Read More

Investigators say bus passed truck before wreck killing 5 on PA Turnpike

WHP CBS 21 Harrisburg provides local news, weather, sports, community events and items of interest for Harrisburg Lancaster Lebanon York and nearby towns and communities in the greater Harrisburg area including, Hershey, Hummelstown, Palmyra, Jonestown, Annville, Gettysburg, East Berlin, New Oxford, Littlestown, Biglerville, New Cumberland, Lemoyne, Wormleysburg, Camp Hill, Mechanicsburg,… → Read More

Investigators focus on bus in interstate crash that killed 5

Investigators looking into a dead-of-night bus crash over the weekend on the Pennsylvania Turnpike have identified the five people killed, but it may take much longer before they will able to say what caused the pileup that also left dozens injured. The National Transportation Safety Board plans to discuss the investigation at a news conference scheduled for later Monday. 5 dead, dozens… → Read More

REACH OUT PA: Gov. Tom Wolf outlines effort to bolster mental health services in Pennsylvania

A broad effort to improve mental health services and change public perceptions of mental illness was announced Thursday by Pennsylvania' governor. → Read More

Portland, Oregon police chief to be next Philadelphia police commissioner

Sources say Danielle Outlaw, police chief of Portland Police Bureau, will be named the city's next commissioner. → Read More

Pennsylvania lawmaker charged with stealing from nonprofit

Prosecutors charged Pennsylvania state Rep. Movita Johnson-Harrell with enriching herself by stealing money from a nonprofit organization she founded to serve the mentally ill and poor who were fighting addiction. → Read More

JERRY SANDUSKY: Former Penn State assistant football coach resentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was resentenced Friday to 30 to 60 years in prison, the same penalty as before, for sexually abusing children. → Read More

Jerry Sandusky resentenced to 30 to 60 years, same as before

Sandusky again asserted his innocence, choked up twice in brief remarks to the judge and told his supporters he loves them. → Read More

JERRY SANDUSKY: Resentencing is on hold after judge removes himself from case

The court-ordered resentencing of Jerry Sandusky is on hold. A state prosecutor and Sandusky's defense both signed a document that said the judge should step aside. → Read More

Senate-passed Sunday hunting bill hits opposition in House

A proposal to allow limited hunting in Pennsylvania on Sundays is running into opposition that could prevent its final passage in the state House. → Read More

Pennsylvania to let voters apply online for absentee ballots

Pennsylvanian residents who will not be able to vote in person this fall can apply online for absentee ballots for the first time. → Read More

Commission recommends 11-member citizens group to develop Pa. redistricting maps

The report by the Pennsylvania Redistricting Reform Commission said people want limits on the role of politicians in drawing maps and take a dim view of the current system's emphasis → Read More

Death penalty filing in synagogue massacre brings opposition

The decision by federal prosecutors to seek the death penalty for the man accused of killing 11 worshippers inside a Pittsburgh synagogue was made despite opposition from some of the people most affected by the massacre. The filing made this week by the U. S. attorney's office in Pittsburgh disappointed Dor Hadash, one of three congregations assembled for worship in October when an armed man… → Read More

Feds seek death penalty in Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

The government filing said justification for a death sentence included allegations of substantial planning and premeditation, the vulnerability and number of victims → Read More

Feds seek death penalty in Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

The government filing said justification for a death sentence included allegations of substantial planning and premeditation, the vulnerability and number of victims, and a motivation of religious hostility. → Read More

Feds seek death penalty in Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- A man charged with killing 11 people in a Pittsburgh synagogue should face the death penalty if convicted, federal prosecutors said in a court filing Monday. The U. S. attorney's office in Pittsburgh filed a notice of intent to seek the death penalty against 46-year-old Robert Bowers in last year's attack. → Read More

GUN VIOLENCE: Pennsylvania governor creates Office of Gun Violence Prevention

Gov. Tom Wolf is setting up a new Office of Gun Violence Prevention in Pennsylvania. He says state police will expand and support gun buy-back programs and increase monitoring of hate groups and white nationalists. A special council will recommend how to reduce mass shootings, domestic violence, suicides and accidental shootings. → Read More