Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin has dropped her appeal of her campaign corruption conviction and has submitted drafts of apology letters she is ordered to send to other state judges and former staffers while serving her house arrest sentence.
A former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice convicted of corruption was spared on Thursday the further embarrassment of having to write her court-ordered apologies to every judge in the state on photos of herself in handcuffs.
Public corruption is no stranger to this state, whether it’s Republicans like former Pennsylvania Sen. Jane Orie and House Speaker John Perzel or Democrats like former Pennsylvania Rep. Mike Veon and House Speaker Bill DeWeese.
Jane Orie’s attorney says the former state senator will be released from state prison on Sunday, barely 20 months after she began serving a two-and-a-half to 10-year sentence.
Chief Justice Ron Castille recently talked about a range of issues, including one that he is sure will be coming before his court – same-sex marriage
A judge is about to make a decision about which charges, if any, will be held for trial in a Pennsylvania Turnpike corruption case.
We should know by tomorrow who among the former leadership of the Turnpike Commission charged in this scandal will go to trial, and who, if any, will not.
Lawyers for Mayor Luke Ravenstahl’s former bodyguard spent the day preparing for his testimony Tuesday, before a grand jury.
The former East Washington Police Chief was sentenced to 11 years in prison Friday on corruption charges.
Posh restaurants like The Capital Grille are just some of the places where investigators say former Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper spent more than $30,000 of taxpayer money.
Former Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper has been indicted by a federal grand jury on five counts of public corruption.
The mission of the Shuman Center is to rehabilitate troubled youth; but after a seven-month investigation, Allegheny County has concluded that it is center itself that is need of reform.
An ex-bodyguard for Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is saying the mayor knew about the alleged slush fund that is the focus of an investigation revolving around misuse of funds.
Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper is coming under more scrutiny after an outside business interest is questioned.
The corruption trial for suspended State Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin resumed Thursday morning.