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.
Convicted kidnapper Ariel Castro was found dead in his jail cell Tuesday night.
The brother and a second housemate of a mentally disabled western Pennsylvania man have been sentenced to prison for fatally beating him for spilling a bowl of soup.
The former East Washington Police Chief was sentenced to 11 years in prison Friday on corruption charges.
A Clarksburg man who failed to stop his girlfriend from burning her 2-year-old daughter with cigarettes and feeding her hot red pepper seeds is headed to prison for one to three years.
A Pittsburgh woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury for embezzling more than $129,000 from a bank.
A judge has ruled that the Pennsylvania charity for troubled youths started by convicted pedophile Jerry Sandusky can transfer $200,000 and other small assets to a Texas ministry, which will assume operations of some programs.
A Washington County man has renewed an old friendship with reputed Boston-area mob kingpin “Whitey” Bulger, who is in prison awaiting trial on several charges, including murder and money laundering among other things.
Union members at State Correctional Institute – Greensburg are already getting placement letters letting them know where they will be working when the facility shuts down in a few months.
The family of a missing man says it has been searching for a week, leaving missing persons flyers in Mckees Rocks and Stowe Township.
The driver in a deadly hit-and-run crash was sentenced Tuesday to two-and-a-half to five years in prison and it’s not the news the victim’s family was hoping for.
Jury deliberations will continue Tuesday in the trial of the man accused in the fatal shooting of a Penn Hills police officer in 2009.
Testimony ended Thursday in the trial of Ronald Robinson.
A former Pittsburgh resident is now headed to prison after pleading guilty in connection with the alleged rape of a Shadyside woman 25 years ago.
A South Mahoning Township man pleaded guilty to killing his wife and two daughters today.