Crime

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...

“Operation Game Thief” to Protect Pennsylvania Wildlife

Poachers are thieves. Help us catch them. The Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Operation Game Thief (OGT) program protects wild birds and wild mammals by encouraging those with information...

Criminal Justice Reform Advocates Highlight Unique Needs of Women being Released...

First Lady Frances Wolf hosted Women In Reentry: An Overview, the first in a series of virtual conversations between formerly incarcerated women, corrections professionals, reentry...

LTC Kristal Turner-Childs Appointed State Police Deputy Commissioner, First Black Woman...

Governor Tom Wolf confirmed the appointment of Lieutenant Colonel Kristal Turner-Childs as deputy commissioner of Staff for the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP). Described by...

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