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Pennsylvania Launches New Identity Verification Steps to Thwart PUA Fraud

Department of Labor & Industry Secretary Jerry Oleksiak announced the additional layer of anti-fraud measures through ID.me is going into effect . L&I recently...

Gov. Wolf: Special Council on Gun Violence Reconvenes to Mark One...

One year after its first convening following the signing of Executive Order 2019-06, the Pennsylvania Commission on Crime and Delinquency (PCCD) reconvened the Special Council...

State Police Seizes More Than $13.4 Million in Illegal Drugs in...

The Pennsylvania State Police announced that troopers confiscated $13,404,141 worth of cocaine, heroin, fentanyl, and other illicit drugs in the third quarter of 2020. From July...

Chester County Judge Accused of Misusing Campaign Contributions For Gambling and...

The 45th Investigating Statewide Grand Jury announced charges against a Chester County magisterial district judge for allegedly using $4,000 in campaign contributions for personal benefit,...

Dauphin County Woman Arrested For Straw Purchase of Three Firearms

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the arrest of a Harrisburg woman who has been charged with straw purchasing three firearms. “Purchasing a gun for someone...

Record High for Pennsylvania’s Firearm Background Check System during COVID-19

The Pennsylvania State Police announced the third quarter of 2020 was the busiest in the history of the Pennsylvania Instant Check System. The department...

Quakertown Doctor Charged with Insurance Fraud, Forging Prescriptions

Attorney General Josh Shapiro and Bucks County District Attorney Matthew Weintraub announced the arrest of a Quakertown doctor following two separate investigations into forged prescriptions...

Former Scranton SD Superintendent, 2 Others Charged with Endangering Welfare of...

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that the 44th Investigating Grand Jury has recommended criminal charges against the former superintendent, retired chief operating officer and...

Bethlehem Doctor Charged With Unlawful Prescribing

The 44th Investigating Statewide Grand Jury recommended charges against Dr. Ajeeb Titus for felony violations of the Drug Act. Titus is charged with prescribing medications...

SCI Huntingdon Hosts First Virtual Reentry and Career Fair 

Education staff at the State Correctional Institution (SCI) Huntingdon recently hosted a Virtual Reentry/Career Fair in collaboration with the Department of Corrections’ Reentry Office....

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