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.
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.
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.
A grand jury is recommending that Attorney General Kathleen Kane be criminally charged on allegations she leaked information to a newspaper.
Attorneys for former Penn State University officials Tim Curley and Gary Schultz were in court Thursday morning to argue that perjury charges against their clients should be dismissed.
Police surveillance pictures showed Jamie Pavlot removing boxes of campaign materials from Orie’s office on McKnight Road. When asked why she did it, she said, “I was protecting my boss.”
Opening statements were given in the retrial for State Sen. Jane Orie that began Wednesday morning.
All 12 jurors, in addition to four alternates, have been selected for the retrial of State Sen. Jane Orie.
Two high-ranking Penn State University administrators have stepped down and are headed to court.
A Penn State spokeswoman said Sunday that former defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky has been barred from the university’s campus after he was charged this weekend with 40 counts of child sexual abuse.
In the wake of the arrest of his former defensive coordinator on charges of sexual abuse this weekend, Penn State head coach Joe Paterno released a statement late Sunday afternoon.
Former Penn State Nittany Lions defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky – once thought to be the man likely to succeed Joe Paterno as head coach of the football team – is free on $100,000 bail after being charged in connection with the sexual abuse of eight boys, one age 10.
Investigators say Pittsburgh City Councilman Robert Daniel Lavelle is facing charges of perjury and forgery following an investigation into possible election fraud.
Just hours after State Sen. Jane Orie’s arrest Monday night on 16 counts of forgery, perjury and tampering or fabricating evidence, her attorney William Costopoulos questioned District Attorney Stephen Zappala’s motives.