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State Wins Court Order In UPMC-Highmark Fight Over Medicare

Gov. Tom Wolf and Attorney General Kathleen Kane hailed a court decision Friday that they had sought in a bid to protect Medicare Advantage enrollees caught in the middle of a feud between two western Pennsylvania health care giants.

05/29/2015

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Criminal Probe Of AG Kane May Expand To Include Staff Firing

A criminal investigation of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane may expand to include the firing of a staff prosecutor following his grand jury testimony.

04/27/2015

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Gov. Wolf, AG Ask Court To Enforce UPMC, Highmark Consent Decree

Gov. Tom Wolf and the state attorney general want the Commonwealth Court to force the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and rival Highmark Inc. to honor a consent decree and force the sparring medical giants into arbitration to settle lingering disputes.

04/27/2015

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AG Files Charges Against Nurse Accused Of Forging Painkiller Prescriptions

State Attorney General Kathleen Kane filed charges against 34-year-old Stephanie Letters, for allegedly forging prescriptions to buy painkillers for her husband, 31-year-old Taylor Letters.

04/24/2015

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Wolf Says Budget Deadline Might Slip With Republican Legislature

Gov. Tom Wolf acknowledged that the Republican-controlled state legislature might miss a June 30 deadline to pass a state budget.

04/08/2015

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Court Upholds Judge’s Role In Investigation Of AG Kane

Pennsylvania’s highest court says a county judge acted properly when he appointed a special prosecutor to look into grand jury leaks tied to the state attorney general’s office.

03/31/2015

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Pa. Supreme Court Halting Action Against AG 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.

01/22/2015

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Grand Jury Wants AG Kane Charged With Perjury, 3 Other Counts

A grand jury says there are reasonable grounds to charge Pennsylvania’s attorney general with perjury, false swearing, official oppression and obstruction after an investigation into leaks of secret grand jury material.

01/21/2015

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Attorney General Kane: “I Did Nothing Illegal”

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane said Friday she did “nothing illegal” in her first remarks about a report that she could face charges over a grand jury leak.

01/10/2015

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AG Kathleen Kane Could Face Criminal Charges After Grand Jury Findings

A grand jury is recommending that Attorney General Kathleen Kane be criminally charged on allegations she leaked information to a newspaper.

01/08/2015

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Kane Files For Divorce From Husband Of 14 Years

State Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who has already endured a tough year professionally, has filed for divorce after 14 years of marriage, saying her union is irretrievably broken.

12/27/2014

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Turnpike Prosecutions End With Convictions But No Jail Time

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.

11/21/2014

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AG Homebound After Getting Concussion During Car Crash

Attorney General Kathleen Kane is recuperating after a car accident left her with a concussion.

10/31/2014

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Attorney General Suing Illegal Beaver Co. Fireworks Company

The state Attorney General’s office has filed a civil action suit against an illegal fireworks company in Aliquippa.

10/21/2014

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Pa. Justice Suspended Over Role In Porn Scandal

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Monday suspended one of its members over his participation in a state government pornographic email scandal that involved employees of the attorney general’s office.

10/20/2014

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