PA Officials Warn Of Possible West Nile Outbreak

HARRISBURG, PA (WITF) — The state Department of Environmental Protection is warning against a possible outbreak of West Nile Virus. Secretary Patrick McDonnell said 2018 has been a perfect year for mosquitoes that carry the disease, with a wet spring and mostly-dry summer.

Opioid Crisis Central In Northern PA Congressional Race

HARRISBURG, PA (WITF) — Pennsylvania’s drug overdose rate is more than twice the national average. The opioid crisis is a focal point in the primary elections for the 12th Congressional District, which includes Juniata, Mifflin, Northumberland, Perry, Snyder and Union counties.