Governor Announces SCI Pittsburgh Will CloseA state senator says the Wolf administration plans to close Pittsburgh State Prison to save money at a time when inmate numbers are dropping.
PA Senators Question Fast Track Plan To Close SCI PittsburghTo save money in another difficult budget year, the Wolf administration, bolstered by a declining prison population, has announced plans to close two of five state prisons.
Drone Drops Drugs In Ohio Prison YardOfficials say a drone dropped a package of drugs into a northern Ohio prison yard while inmates were outside, sparking a fight.
Former Pa. Lawmaker Veon To Be Released From PrisonA former high-ranking Pennsylvania lawmaker who was convicted of public corruption will be released from state prison this week.
No Longer Handcuffed, Ex-Judge Mails Out Apology LettersA former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice has finally mailed apology letters to every other judge in the state as part of her criminal sentence for using her state-paid staff to run her political campaigns.
Police: Pa. Man Watched As Girlfriend Raped Boy, 12Police say a central Pennsylvania man watched as his girlfriend raped a 12-year-old boy and then had sex with her in front of the boy.
Woman Sentenced To Jail For Downloading Child Porn To Frame HubbyA woman convicted of downloading child pornography in a failed attempt to frame her estranged husband must spend six months to two years in county jail.
Woman Convicted Of Stealing Baby From Pittsburgh Hospital DiesA woman serving time for kidnapping a newborn baby from a Pittsburgh hospital has died.
Ex-Police Chief Says He’s Found God, Seeking Reduced Sentence For ExtortionA former southwestern Pennsylvania police chief serving more than 11 years behind bars for extortion wants a federal judge to reduce his sentence to less than seven years because he's tried to turn his life around and found God.
Fired Guards Charged With Cuffing Inmate To ShowerTwo Pennsylvania county jail guards have been fired and charged with handcuffing an inmate to a shower stall for more than 30 minutes as they threw boxes, toilet paper rolls and rubber gloves filled with water at him.
Woman Guilty Of Downloading Child Porn To Frame HusbandA western Pennsylvania woman faces up to nine years in prison for downloading child pornography in an attempt to frame her estranged husband.
DeWeese Discusses Prison Sentence For 1st TimeEarlier this year, former State Rep. Bill DeWeese was released from prison after finishing his sentence for political corruption.