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Lawmaker facing child porn possession charges waives hearing

Court records show that Republican Mike Folmer waived the hearing Friday. It had been scheduled for Oct. 31. No trial date has been scheduled.

By The Associated Press

Courts tell judges to release info when making appointments

Pennsylvania’s court system is telling county judges to make public information about candidates when filling government vacancies by appointment.

By The Associated Press

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Mumia case poised for new hearing, reopening widow’s wounds

“It’s not fair that I have to do this, just to be slapped in the face constantly with this case, over and over and over again,” Maureen Faulkner, 62, told The Associated Press this week. “I’m in a mental prison.”

By Maryclaire Dale/The Associated Press

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

Jerry Sandusky’s resentencing is delayed for reasons unclear

The former Penn State assistant football coach had been sentenced to 30 to 60 years after his 2012 jury conviction. But an appeals court ruled in February that mandatory minimums had been improperly applied.

By The Associated Press

New trial ordered in slaying at American Legion post in Carlisle

Forty-two-year-old Robert “Rocky” Anderson was convicted of first-degree murder in the June 2016 slaying of Daniel Harris, who was shot eight times at the Haines-Stackfield American Legion post in Carlisle.

By The Associated Press