COVID-19 In Mercer County: SCI Mercer Reports First Death Of Inmate With VirusSCI Mercer has reported its first inmate death due to coronavirus.
Inmate At SCI Mercer Accused Of Strangling CellmateState police are investigating the death of an inmate at SCI Mercer on Monday night.
Lockdown Ends At Pa. State Prisons After Dozens Of Employees SickenedPennsylvania's state prisons are resuming normal visits and all inmates are no longer confined to their cells
New Procedures To Combat Prison Drug Smuggling Costing Pa. About $15MThe head of Pennsylvania's prison system says it's costing the state about $15 million to implement new procedures to combat drug smuggling.
Synthetic Drugs Believed To Be Cause In Rash Of Prison Employee IllnessesSynthetic drugs are believed to be the cause in a rash of illnesses among Pennsylvania prison employees.
Pennsylvania Prisons Placed On Lockdown As Mystery Illnesses ProbedPennsylvania's state prisons are on lockdown after staff members required treatment in recent weeks from exposure to a yet-unidentified substance described as a liquid synthetic drug.
McDonald's Employee Busted Selling Heroin Out Of RestaurantDetectives have arrested a Murrysville McDonalds employee, who they say was selling heroin out of the restaurant.