State Wins Court Order In UPMC-Highmark Fight Over MedicareGov. Tom Wolf and Attorney General Kathleen Kane hailed a court decision Friday that they had sought in a bid to protect Medicare Advantage enrollees caught in the middle of a feud between two western Pennsylvania health care giants.
Criminal Probe Of AG Kane May Expand To Include Staff FiringA criminal investigation of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane may expand to include the firing of a staff prosecutor following his grand jury testimony.
Wolf Says Budget Deadline Might Slip With Republican LegislatureGov. Tom Wolf acknowledged that the Republican-controlled state legislature might miss a June 30 deadline to pass a state budget.
Court Upholds Judge's Role In Investigation Of AG KanePennsylvania's highest court says a county judge acted properly when he appointed a special prosecutor to look into grand jury leaks tied to the state attorney general's office.
Pa. Supreme Court Halting Action Against AG KaneThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court is stopping a prosecutor from taking action on a grand jury recommendation that the attorney general be charged criminally in an investigation into allegations her office leaked secret investigative material.
Turnpike Prosecutions End With Convictions But No Jail TimeFor a prosecution that began with such a bang, as Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced the indictments -- “The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has been corrupted by improper political influence from its very own officials” -- it ends with plea deals and not a single official sentenced to jail time.
Washington Co. Man Arrested On Child Pornography ChargesA local child predator was arrested Monday as a result of the Attorney General's efforts to target the online sharing, downloading and distribution of child pornography.
Man Accused Of Raping Young Girls While BabysittingA Washington County man was arrested on charges he sexually assaulted two young girls he was babysitting.
New Pa. Court Challenges Filed To Gay Marriage Ban Twenty-one gay couples are challenging the constitutionality of Pennsylvania's same-sex marriage ban in state court.
Local Mayor Says He Will Marry Gay Couples Despite State BanLawyers asked a state court on Friday to throw out a lawsuit that seeks to stop a rogue county official from issuing marriage licenses to gay couples, who cannot legally wed in Pennsylvania.
Slippery Rock Student Arrested, Charged For Child PornA Slippery Rock University student was arrested Friday on charges of child pornography.
Former Police Chief Guilty Of Selling Police Gun, EquipmentAuthorities say a former western Pennsylvania police chief has pleaded guilty to the theft and sale of a police gun and equipment.