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Judge takes himself off Jerry Sandusky resentencing case

The judge handling the pending resentencing of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky took himself off the case Wednesday, citing an unspecified recent action by the state attorney general’s office.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Updated: September 10, 2019 | 6:26 pm

Senate-passed Sunday hunting bill hits opposition in Pennsylvania House

Game and Fisheries Committee Chairman Keith Gillespie said supporters will need to engage in some “damage control” if they hope to see the bill enacted.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Pennsylvania to let voters apply online for absentee ballots

Pennsylvanians who will not be able to vote in person this fall can apply online for absentee ballots for the first time, officials announced Monday.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Updated: September 7, 2019 | 7:51 am

Police: Biker mag ‘fiction’ leads to charges in 1972 Pennsylvania Turnpike killing

Authorities say a man accused of killing a motorist along the Pennsylvania Turnpike in 1972 wrote a piece published by a biker magazine in the 1980s about a gunman surprising a motorist.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Composite images released in unsolved 1975 stabbing death in Lancaster County

Prosecutors released composite images Thursday of a man who left DNA at the scene of a 19-year-old midstate woman’s unsolved fatal stabbing nearly 44 years ago.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Report says panel, not lawmakers, should redraw districts

A commission set up by Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf recommended Thursday that Pennsylvania redraw congressional and legislative districts through an 11-person appointed group that would provide a set of options that state lawmakers would choose from.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Updated: August 26, 2019 | 7:08 pm

Feds seek death penalty in Pittsburgh synagogue massacre

The government filing says justification for a death sentence includes allegations of substantial planning and premeditation, the vulnerability and number of victims, and a motivation of religious hostility.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press


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