Crime

Pennsylvania Allocates $15.7 Million in Violence Intervention and Prevention Grants

Governor Tom Wolf today announced $15.7 million in grant funding to support local strategies to stop gun and group violence across Pennsylvania. Grants were awarded...

Former State Lawmaker Pleads Guilty to Stealing from the State

Former Pennsylvania lawmaker Margo Davidson, charged with stealing from the Commonwealth by filing fraudulent per diem requests and various expenses through the State House Comptroller’s Office,...

Cosby Prosecutors Urge State Supreme Court to Restore Conviction

Prosecutors urged the U.S. Supreme Court to reinstate Bill Cosby’s sexual assault conviction, complaining in a petition released Monday the verdict was thrown out...

Perry County District Judge Pleads Guilty to Inappropriate Contact with Minors

A Perry County Magisterial District Judge has pleaded guilty to inappropriate contact with minors, intimidating a witness and obstructing an investigation of sexual misconduct...

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...

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