Crime

Child Abuse Alert: Surge in Unreported Abuse Expected

Attorney General Shapiro is calling on Pennsylvanians to report suspected instances of child abuse as data suggests there could be a surge in unreported...

Mountain Top Man Sentenced To 20-40 Years For 110 Counts of...

Brian Hopersberger of Luzerne County was sentenced to 20-40 years for possession and distribution of child pornography. Hopersberger was first charged by the Office of...

Notice of Execution Signed for Convicted Cop Killer Eric Frein

Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel, today, signed a Notice of Execution setting June 22, 2020, for the execution of Eric Frein. Frein was convicted...

New State Data Show 97 Percent Drop in Backlogged Rape Kits;...

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said newly released state data show that only 94 backlogged rape kits remain in the hands of law enforcement agencies...

Johnstown Doctor Charged in Patient’s Death

A Cambria County doctor was arrested for his role in the death of his former patient. Dr. Richard Green, of Windber, was charged with...

Former Lackawanna County Church Youth Group Worker Sentenced for Child Sexual...

A Lackawanna county youth group worker was sentenced to 15-35 years in prison, in addition to 30 years of probation, after pleading guilty for...

Human Services Secretary Urges Pennsylvanians to Report Child Abuse Amidst COVID-19...

Department of Human Services (DHS) Secretary Teresa Miller and Angela Liddle, President and CEO of the PA Family Support Alliance, reminded Pennsylvanians that DHS’...

PA Department of Corrections to Establish Temporary Program to Reprieve Sentences...

Under the authority granted to him by the Pennsylvania Constitution and the Emergency Management Services Code, Governor Tom Wolf ordered Department of Corrections officials...

Gov. Wolf, AG Shapiro: PARC Report Highlights Changes Needed to Ensure...

Governor Tom Wolf and Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro today in Reading announced the Pennsylvania Reentry Council’s (PARC) efforts to support reentering citizens as...

Three Delaware County Residents Charged in $320k Medicaid Fraud Scheme

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the arrests of three Delaware County residents for fraudulently billing the Pennsylvania Medical Assistance program for more than...

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