October 23, 2015 RSS feed / State

Consultant issues scathing report on suspect’s escape

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Pennsylvania jail where an inmate escaped before allegedly killing a woman in July had poor morale and training, and a warden who wasn’t respected by staff, according to a scathing 21-page report by a hired consultant. More...

Kane releases emails tied to Supreme Court justice

HARRISBURG (AP) — Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Thursday made good on her promise to release emails received by a state Supreme Court justice that include nude photos and videos of women, raunchy and juvenile humor and other content demeani More...

Pennsylvania sued over mentally ill defendants in jails

HARRISBURG (AP) — Pennsylvania is violating the rights of mentally ill defendants, allowing them to languish in jail often for hundreds of days for petty crimes, before determining whether they can be rehabilitated enough to stand trial or comm More...

Wolf warns he may suspend horse racing

HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. More...

Suspects arraigned on murder charge in hazing death

POCONO PINES (AP) — Five men accused of participating in or failing to stop a brutal fraternity hazing ritual that killed a New York City college student were arraigned Thursday on murder charges, identified by police as the most culpable of 37 More...

Law firm investigates possible mold deaths of two patients

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The mold crisis at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center could be more widespread than initially believed, according to two Pittsburgh attorneys.  More...

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