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Pennsylvania care home workers accused of abusing residents

Two men who worked at a Pennsylvania residential facility are accused of abusing people who are not able to speak to report their injuries and lack the capacity to defend themselves.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Pennsylvania woman convicted in death of boy, 12, faces life term

Kimberly Maurer of all charges including child endangerment, involuntary manslaughter and criminal conspiracy in the May 2020 death of 12-year-old Maxwell Schollenberger.

By The Associated Press

Former leader of a Pennsylvania drug task force is accused of taking $200,000 in seized cash

The fired head of Lancaster County’s drug task force was charged Tuesday with stealing more than $200,000 in money seized or forfeited by court orders during drug investigations over a six-year period.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

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A Pennsylvania former lawyer pleads guilty to threatening to kill Senate Democrats

A former Pennsylvania lawyer charged with threatening to kill Democrats in the U.S. Senate has pleaded guilty, federal prosecutors announced Tuesday.

By The Associated Press

Documentary looks at 2018 heist at Philadelphia’s Insectarium

Back in 2018, thieves took around 7,000 creatures —  spiders, roaches, and other animals — from the Insectarium and Butterfly Pavilion in Northeast Philadelphia.

By Alan Yu/WHYY

Former Democratic state lawmaker fined over campaign law violations

A former Democratic state lawmaker who pleaded guilty to theft and campaign finance violations in December was fined $150 on Monday by a county judge in Harrisburg.

By The Associated Press

Suspect charged 40 years after Pennsylvania woman was killed

A Pennsylvania man has been charged with murder and kidnapping more than 40 years after an 18-year-old woman was killed

By The Associated Press