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Chicora Daycare Operator’s Husband Facing Child Molestation Charges

The husband of a daycare operator in Butler County has been charged with molesting children at the center.

08/20/2014

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DPW: Man Didn’t Declare Gas Royalties For Welfare

The state Department of Public Welfare says a western Pennsylvania man didn’t declare $206,000 in natural gas royalties he received last year when he filled out a form to receive food stamps and help with his heating bill.

07/29/2014

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Dept. Of Public Welfare Investigating Attack At Circle C Youth Home

Circle C Youth and Family Services offers traditional homes throughout the area for at-risk kids.

05/19/2014

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McCandless Mother Denied Bail, On Suicide Watch

The McCandless mother of three who is charged with drowning and attempting to drown her two youngest sons was denied bail Thursday.

04/03/2014

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Public Welfare Dept. Investigating After Nun Is Scalded At Personal Care Home, Dies

State authorities are now investigating after the death of an elderly nun who died from injuries after being burned by hot water at a Bellevue personal care home.

03/07/2014

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Daycare Center Owner Accused Of Leaving Child Alone In SUV

The owner of a Beaver County daycare is facing charges, accused of leaving a 6-month-old in her care alone in a parking lot.

11/14/2013

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‘Ghost’ Workers Charged In Welfare Scheme

A woman who used to work for a company that contracted with the Department of Public Welfare to pay caregivers is among several charged in a counterfeit check cashing scheme involving “ghost” workers.

10/30/2013

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2 Top Administrators At Shuman Center Fired

KDKA Investigators have confirmed that two top administrators at Allegheny County’s Shuman Juvenile Detention Center have been fired.

07/25/2013

State Offering Resources For Parents Of Autistic Children

The State Department of Public Welfare is trying to make it easier for parents whose children suffer from autism to get help.

06/04/2013

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DPW Case Manager Accused Of Offering Benefits For Sex

A state welfare worker is facing charges after allegedly offering benefits in exchange for sex.

05/28/2013

LIHEAP Deadline Extended

Pennsylvania’s low-income home energy assistance program, or LIHEAP, is being extended.

03/22/2013

Department Of Public Welfare’s Adult Residential Licensing Program 2011 Report

The Department of Public Welfare has released its 2011 report. Click here to read it.

04/17/2012

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Plum Boro Man To Lose Home To Pa. Dept. Of Welfare

There’s Ralph the dog and Gary – soon to be all that’s left of the Kastner home in Plum. It’s run down and beat up but it’s the only home Gary Kastner knows.

11/14/2011

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