Attorney General Kathleen Kane
The 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.
For 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.
A 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.
A Washington County man was arrested on charges he sexually assaulted two young girls he was babysitting.
Twenty-one gay couples are challenging the constitutionality of Pennsylvania’s same-sex marriage ban in state court.
Lawyers 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.
A Slippery Rock University student was arrested Friday on charges of child pornography.
Authorities say a former western Pennsylvania police chief has pleaded guilty to the theft and sale of a police gun and equipment.