Sunday, December 21, 2014

BREAKING: Fumo collapses on state Senate floor

John Baer reports from Harrisburg that state Sen. Vince Fumo has collapsed on the state Senate floor. Doors to the chamber have been locked. We will update when we get more details on his condition. Fumo -- who goes to trial for corruption in September -- suffered a heart attack in March. He's also had two back operations in the past year. UPDATE: Capitolwire.com is reporting that paramedics entered the chamber, but left without Fumo. The report also says Sen. John Wozniak, D-Cambria, came out and said Fumo appeared to be okay.

BREAKING: Fumo collapses on state Senate floor

John Baer reports from Harrisburg that state Sen. Vince Fumo has collapsed on the state Senate floor. Doors to the chamber have been locked. We will update when we get more details on his condition.

Fumo -- who goes to trial for corruption in September -- suffered a heart attack in March. He's also had two back operations in the past year.

UPDATE: Capitolwire.com is reporting that paramedics entered the chamber, but left without Fumo. The report also says Sen. John Wozniak, D-Cambria, came out and said Fumo appeared to be okay.

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Jenny DeHuff is a 2005 graduate of the University of Rhode Island, where she cut her teeth in journalism. A South Philly transplant from New England, she joined the Daily News City Hall Bureau in 2013. For the past several years, she has worked as an investigative reporter exposing corruption in suburban politics, covering sometimes ghastly criminal court cases and following the people’s money and how its spent. In addition to being a dogged news hound, she enjoys reading and writing about travel, animals, Irish whiskey and aviation. E-mail tips to dehuffj@phillynews.com
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