Just-resigned Pennsylvania Treasurer Rob McCord plans to plead guilty to federal extortion charges for threatening potential donors to his failed gubernatorial campaign, according to court papers filed Monday in Harrisburg.
Pennsylvania state Treasurer Rob McCord said Friday that he is resigning immediately and is planning to plead guilty to federal charging that involve him telling two potential campaign contributors during last year’s gubernatorial primary that he could make it difficult for them to continue to do business with the state.
Fourteen alleged members of a drug ring operating out of the Moon Township area are facing federal drug-related charges stemming from a year-long investigation.
Former Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper has pleaded guilty to federal charges that he conspired to steal city police funds deposited into unauthorized credit union accounts and willfully failed to file income tax returns.
New cell phone video allegedly shows Springdale Borough Police officers having a “Taser party.”
Two of three suspects facing state drug charges in last month’s multi-million dollar drug bust in Penn Hills will be tried in federal court, and the case of the third is likely to be tried in federal court as well.
A local police officer is facing federal charges after allegedly punching and using a Taser on a man who was in handcuffs.