Crime

PA State Police Corporal Accused of Stealing Heroin from Evidence Room

Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) Corporal Brian Rickard was charged today with crimes related to obtaining possession of a controlled substance by misrepresentation, forgery, tampering...

PA Corrections Offers COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters to Inmates and Staff

Following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) guidance on COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for individuals who live or work in high-risk settings, the...

Attorney General Arrests Caregiver For Stealing Stealing Personal Information To Get...

The Office of Attorney General has filed charges against Nelson Fornah for stealing the personal identifying information of several intellectually disabled people in his care...

Father Andrew Kawecki Pleads No Contest To Assault Of Eleven-Year-Old Altar...

A Fayette County priest has pleaded no contest to repeatedly assaulting an 11-year-old altar boy starting in 2004 and continuing until the boy was...

West Philadelphia Doctor Pleads to Prescription Practices that Led to Death...

A West Philadelphia doctor previously charged for irresponsible and dangerous prescription practices that led to the death of his patient was found guilty after...

Study Shows Gun Violence Increased by 30% During Pandemic

Gun violence increased by more than 30% in the United States during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study by Penn State College of Medicine researchers. The...

Pennsylvania State Police Announces Death of Trooper

With a great deal of sadness, Pennsylvania State Police Commissioner Colonel Robert Evanchick announced Trooper Dung X. Martinez, 57, who was hospitalized, died this...

State Police Seizes More Than $25 Million in Illegal Drugs During...

The Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) announced today troopers confiscated $25,060,709 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, methamphetamines, and other illicit drugs in the third quarter of...

Governor Unveils New “It’s On Us PA” Legislation to Combat Campus...

Governor Tom Wolf unveiled a four-bill package that will further strengthen protections for students and combat sexual assaults on campuses. “We have made a lot...

Former Luzerne Children And Youth Services Director Pleads Guilty To Obstructing...

The former director of Luzerne County’s Children and Youth Services has been convicted by guilty plea to one count of Endangering the Welfare of...

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