Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission
A retired member of the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has been charged by federal authorities in Pittsburgh with conspiring to create child pornography, and with sharing and receiving child pornography on his computer.
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.
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.
State Auditor General Jack Wagner has just a few weeks left in his term of office, but he’s not about to quit his famous audits quite yet.
The man accused of duping young women into sending him nude photos of themselves is being released from jail.