Investigations

Scranton Woman Arrested for Straw Purchase of Six Firearms in 2021

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced the arrest of Amanda Gerald of Scranton, Pa., who was charged with straw purchasing six semi-automatic handguns in 2021,...

10 More PA Counties Sign on to Billion Dollar Opioid Settlement

10 more Pennsylvania counties have signed on to the historic national opioid settlement, bringing the total to 60 out of 67 counties across the...

PA L&I Detects Escalation in Unemployment Compensation Fraud

The Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) has detected an escalation in fraudsters’ attempts to steal unemployment compensation benefits. An examination is under way...

State Police Announces New Year’s Holiday Crash and Enforcement Results

The Pennsylvania State Police investigated 471 motor vehicle crashes, which killed two people and injured 97 others, during the New Year’s holiday weekend from...

PA Labor & Industry Helps Return $3.5 Million to Workers Wronged...

In 2021, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) investigated more than 4,000 complaints of alleged labor law violations and returned more than...

75% of Pennsylvania Counties Sign on to Billion Dollar Opioid Settlement

Attorney General Josh Shapiro announced that 50 counties, including 5 of the 6 largest counties in the Commonwealth, have agreed to join the historic...

PA Insurance Department Exam Finds Violations with UPMC’s Health Coverage

Insurance Commissioner Jessica Altman announced a $250,000 penalty stemming from a comprehensive Affordable Care Act market conduct examination that the Pennsylvania Insurance Department (PID)...

PennDOT, PSP, PA DUI Association Highlight ‘Operation Safe Holiday’ Campaign

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT), Pennsylvania State Police, and the Pennsylvania DUI Association held an event at the Bucks County Public Safety Training...

State Police Announces Christmas Holiday Crashes and Enforcement Results

The Pennsylvania State Police investigated 488 motor vehicle crashes, which killed six people and injured 90 others, during the Christmas holiday weekend from December...

Pennsylvania State Police Welcomes 15 New Liquor Control Enforcement Officers

Colonel Robert Evanchick, commissioner of the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP), announced that 15 Liquor Enforcement Officers graduated and have been assigned to Bureau of...

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