A correction officer taken hostage by three inmates at an Ohio county jail has been released unharmed, and the inmates have been taken to a maximum-security facility.
Three Penn State University students were facing charges in a stabbing incident over the weekend that injured two students from another school as they were trying to visit a woman’s apartment, police said.
The McCandless mother of three who is charged with drowning and attempting to drown her two youngest sons was denied bail Thursday.
A mother from Bethel Park showed up in a courtroom today with a personal check in hand and an apology.
Jennifer Cutruzzula, 25, has apologized for the day she left her 8-month-old daughter in the woods, but says she felt like it was her only option.
After his arrest a year ago, Anthony Scholl had nothing to say on his way to jail.
A former police officer has been convicted of throwing a handcuffed prisoner into a holding cell, causing the man serious injury.
The house arrest sentence for former state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin has been dropped, but could mean she’ll see jail time.
A local restaurant employee was taken to a burn unit after a woman stormed into the kitchen and threw a pot of boiling alfredo sauce on her.
The aging Fayette County Prison’s days are numbered. Commissioners voted 2-1 Tuesday to replace the 124-year-old facility with a new state-of-art facility at a cost of $31 million.
The Fayette County Prison is in need of an upgrade. It’s the second oldest operating facility in the state of Pennsylvania.
Stone walls hide the grim reality of life in the Fayette County Prison.
A 20-year-old New Castle man faces at least 10 charges after police say he lead them on a chase then crashed into a house on Raymond Street.
Officials in a central Pennsylvania county are debating whether money should be deducted from the personal accounts of prison inmates to pay money owed to victims and taxpayers.
A man accused of giving a teenager sleeping pills and then raping her is now facing trial.