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A.G. Kane, Supporters Mobilizing Against Effort To Force Her Out

Attorney General Kathleen Kane has retained a lawyer to look into disciplinary matters for her, the lawyer said Monday as her supporters mobilized against perceived efforts to force her out of office as she fights criminal charges.

08/31/2015

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Kane Says Release Of Porn Emails Sent By Corbett’s Top Prosecutor Undermines Case Against Her

Pennsylvania court officials released about 1,000 pages of records Wednesday from an investigation that produced criminal charges against the state’s attorney general, including sexually explicit emails she has sought to make public as part of her defense.

08/26/2015

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Kane Ordered To Trial On All Charges

Pennsylvania’s attorney general has arrived at a courthouse for a preliminary hearing on charges she leaked grand jury material to the press and lied about it under oath.

08/24/2015

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Kane Indicates She Will Reveal More About Porn Email Scandal

Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s lawyer said Tuesday she expects to disclose new details about a pornographic email scandal as part of her criminal defense, following the release of court documents that suggest she already had the authority to make them public, despite her claims to the contrary.

08/18/2015

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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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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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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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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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Democrats Walk Out During Kane Impeachment Plan Hearing

Democrats on a state House committee walked out of a hearing on a resolution calling for the impeachment of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, a fellow Democrat.

05/06/2014

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One Electricity Supplier Offers Relief To Customers

After KDKA-TV first broke the story of skyrocketing electricity rates, suppliers have been on the hot seat.

02/26/2014

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Former Part-Time Ambridge Cop Charged In Drug Investigation

Andrew Wanto, 29, is in trouble with the law and out of a job in Ambridge.

12/18/2013

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Turnpike Corruption Defendants Appear In Court

Five of the eight men charged earlier this year in an investigation of corruption at the Pennsylvania Turnpike are due in court for a preliminary hearing expected to last five days.

06/24/2013

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Pa. A.G. Accuses Turnpike Commission Of Awarding Contracts Illegally

It’s hard to drive on the Pennsylvania Turnpike without running into construction somewhere — much of it needed. But in an 85-page presentment a grand jury has found that some turnpike commissioners, officials, and political leaders awarded contracts based on gifts, favors, and political contributions.

03/13/2013

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Kathleen Kane Sworn In As New Pa. Attorney General

HARRISBURG (KDKA) — Pennsylvania has a new attorney general. Kathleen Kane is the first Democrat and first woman ever elected to the position. The former prosecutor from Scranton took her oath on Tuesday. She pledged […]

01/15/2013

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