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The Philadelphia Department of Licenses and Inspections is seeking more funding for its Audits and Investigations Unit as it tightens residential construction permitting and contractor compliance, officials told NBC10 Investigators.
In 2018, more than 1,800 babies were born addicted to drugs in Pennsylvania. This epidemic is difficult to solve because it's been hard to evaluate exactly drastically it's damaging communities. For years, their addiction was not a reportable medical condition. That has changed, and it's having a positive effect on the children and their families.
The City of Philadelphia has issued more than 7,000 make-good checks since April to public employees. The reason? A payroll system with millions of dollars in upgrades is still not operating properly. Mayor Jim Kenney's chief of staff, Jim Engler, promised that all employees will receive the the right pay.
The famous New Jersey berries are facing climate change threats. There has been much more rain this year, which causes fungus to grow in the crops. When fungus develops it makes it hard to control these crops, especially when it continues to rain.
Tess Engelhardt says she met the Rev. Robert Dreisbach while in college. During the next 15 years, their friendship turned into a romantic relationship. Engelhardt had a son fathered by Dreisbach and said the Diocese of Allentown told her to sign a non-disclosure agreement if she wanted any financial child support.
NBC10 is looking at the effects of climate change now and in the future. NBC10 First Alert Weather meteorologist Krystal Klei spoke with some experts who say climate change may mean bigger pollen problems.
The mosquito population is growing. Is climate change to blame? NBC10 First Alert Weather meteorologist Krystal Klei speaks to an expert.
A federal whistleblower lawsuit filed by two former workers who oversaw Philadelphia's red-light camera program has brought some allegations of shoddy camera work to the forefront of a debate on traffic safety.
The NBC10 Investigators are tracking the Philadelphia City Council's multi-million dollar money pot. The council-controlled fund is set up to help non-profit community groups. But that's not what investigative reporter Mitch Blacher found when he checked to see who got money and how it was used.
Some school districts in the Philadelphia suburbs and Lehigh Valley have amassed large "rainy day" funds, or budget surplus accounts, while still raising property taxes every year. The state Department of Education sets an annual cap on the amount district can raise in new taxes, but their regulations can be circumvented by districts. Here's how.
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