Trial Begins For Westmoreland County Sheriff Jonathan HeldCharged by the State Attorney Generals Office for allegedly using his staff to perform campaign activities on the clock, Sheriff Jonathan Held not surprisingly came under direct attack by prosecutor Bobby Jo Wagner during her very short open arguments to the jury.
Former Pa. AG Kane Ordered To Report To Jail To Begin Perjury SentenceA judge says former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane must report to jail by Thursday morning to start serving a 10- to 23-month perjury sentence.
Western Pa. At Center Of New Operation Synthetic Opioid SurgeAttorney General Jeff Sessions says federal prosecutors in Pennsylvania and seven other states will pursue even seemingly small synthetic opioid cases in hopes of reducing the supply of the drugs in areas with high overdose death rates.
AG Sessions Fires Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabeAttorney General Jeff Sessions says he has fired former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, a longtime and frequent target of President Donald Trump's anger, just two days before his scheduled retirement date.
Attorney General's Action Raises Questions About State's Medical Marijuana ProgramRevoking an Obama administration memo from 2013 that advised local federal prosecutors not to prosecute marijuana use allowed by state law, the Trump administration through Attorney General Jeff Sessions is throwing a chill over the state's new medical cannabis program.
Josh Shapiro Joins Other Attorneys General In Lawsuit Against ACA Executive OrderPennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro says he's joining his counterparts in at least a dozen states to sue the Trump administration over its decision to stop paying cost-sharing subsidies to insurers
15 States, Including Pa., Sue Trump Over Rollback Of Immigrant ProtectionsFifteen states and the District of Columbia have filed a lawsuit in New York challenging President Donald Trump's plan to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation.
AG Shapiro Joins 20 State Attorneys General In Pushing For A Special ProsecutorA group of 20 attorneys general, all Democrats, is calling for the appointment of an independent special counsel to continue the investigation into Russian interference in last year's presidential election.
33 People Charged In Massive Drug SweepAttorney General Josh Shapiro detailed the results of a major drug round up conducted Thursday.
AG Jeff Sessions: Sanctuary Cities Must EndThe Trump administration is continuing its tough talk against "sanctuary cities."
Attorney General Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself From Russia ProbeAttorney General Jeff Sessions says he will recuse himself from a federal investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 White House election.
Justice Dept: Sessions Spoke With Russian Ambassador In 2016Attorney General Jeff Sessions had two conversations with the Russian ambassador to the United States during the presidential campaign season last year, contact likely to fuel calls for him to recuse himself from a Justice Department investigation into Russian interference in the election.
Senate Confirms Jeff Sessions For Attorney GeneralThe Senate on Wednesday confirmed Sen. Jeff Sessions to be attorney general in the Trump administration despite fierce Democratic opposition to the Alabama Republican over his record on civil rights and immigration.
New PA Attorney General Pledges A New ApproachAfter the governor, he's probably the most visible statewide officer, and Attorney General-elect Josh Shapiro intends to make it more so.
Sessions Says He'd Be Fair As AG, Defy Trump If NecessarySen. Jeff Sessions cast himself as a strong protector of law and order at his confirmation hearing Tuesday, promising that as attorney general he would crack down on illegal immigration, gun violence and the "scourge of radical Islamic terrorism."