Crime

Governor says Proposals Hurt Crime Victims and Weaken Sexual Assault Protections

Governor Tom Wolf sent a letter to U.S. Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos expressing his deep concern for the department’s proposed regulations addressing...

Carlisle Woman Accused of Stealing Thousands in Merchandise from Camp Hill...

By PennWatch Staff 47-year-old Rebecca Viehman is hurt and in disbelief.  "I feel violated. I feel betrayed by someone who you thought was your friend....

Warning for Former Sanford-Brown Students of Scams Related to Recent Settlement

Earlier this month, Attorney General Josh Shapiro and a coalition of 49 other Attorneys General announced a settlement with Career Education Corporation (CEC), the...

Comprehensive Database of Clergy Accused of Sexual Misconduct in Pittsburgh Diocese

Adam Horowitz, a nationally-recognized advocate for survivors of clergy sexual abuse, announces the launch of a new database of clergy and lay employees accused...

Lawmaker Reintroduces Pension Forfeiture for Law Breakers

State Senator John DiSanto (Dauphin/Perry) has reintroduced legislation ensuring public officials and employees who commit job-related felonies are stripped of their taxpayer-funded pensions. This legislation,...

Business and Entertainment Leaders to Announce National Criminal Justice Reform Organization

Governor Tom Wolf, Lt. Governor John Fetterman and Pennsylvania Department of Corrections Secretary John Wetzel joined leaders from the worlds of sports, entertainment and...

Former PennDOT Executive Pleads Guilty to Accepting Bribes in Exchange for...

A former PennDOT official pled guilty to conflict of interest – restricted activities, a felony, for soliciting and accepting bribes from at least one...

Mercer County DA Found Guilty of Obstructing the Administration of Law

73-year-old Mercer County District Attorney Miles Karson was found guilty of obstruction of the administration of law, official oppression and hindering prosecution of a...

Kutztown Police Department Needs “YOU” to get Drunk

Just when you thought you heard it all!  This is not a joke.  It's legit.  The Kutztown Police Department is looking for 3 people...

PA sues Delaware County Man for Posing as Immigration Attorney

The Bureau of Consumer Protection has filed a lawsuit against Syed Qumrazzaman a/k/a Syed Zaman for allegedly scamming Pennsylvanians by falsely identifying himself as...

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