Crime

Suspicious Activity Reported by Police in Hampden Township Neighborhoods

Message from Hampden Township Police Chief Steve Junkin. Residents of Ridgeland, Hampden Square, Kingswood, Golfview and Silverbrook, Over the past several days, the police department...

Two Arrested for Gun Straw Purchasing in Columbia County

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced two felony arrests in Columbia County after an investigation into a report of shots fired uncovered multiple straw purchased...

Former Washington County Police Officer Accused of Sexual Assault

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced charges against a former Monongahela Police Officer for using his position as a police officer to have unwanted sexual...

Lebanon County State Senator Mike Folmer Resigns after being Charged with...

Senate President Pro Tempore Joe Scarnati (R-25) and Senate Majority Leader Jake Corman (R-34) issued the following statement announcing the resignation of Senator Mike...

Lackawanna County Church Youth Group Leader Arrested for Child Sexual Abuse

A Lackawanna County youth group leader was arrested for sexually abusing a child. Matthew Stephan Romanchak, 29, of Mayfield, was charged with Unlawful Contact...

Former Scranton School District Fleet Manager Sentenced for Theft

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that Daniel Sansky, the former Fleet Manager for the Scranton School District, was sentenced to 6-23 months in prison...

Deana’s Law to Impose Stronger Penalties on Repeat DUI Offenders

Joined by the parents and husband of DUI homicide victim Deana Eckman, Senator Tom Killion announced the introduction of groundbreaking legislation in her memory...

Plan to Protect Victims of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault from...

State Senator Vincent Hughes (D-Philadelphia/Montgomery) announced plans to introduce new legislation that would add safeguards to help prevent revictimization and additional trauma to victims...

Liberation Way CEO, Employees Plead Guilty for Roles in Fraudulent Addiction...

Attorney General Josh Shapiro is announcing that three Liberation Way defendants, including the co-founder and Chief Executive Officer, pleaded guilty for their roles in...

Senator Kearney Honored as Guardian of Victims’ Rights

Sen. Tim Kearney (D – Delaware, Chester) was presented with the Guardian of Victims’ Rights Award from Marsy’s Law for Pennsylvania. “I’m humbled to receive...

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