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Wife of ex-Baltimore County police officer: York Area Regional police chief blocked protective order

The Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General is investigating the allegation.

By The Associated Press

Updated: 2021-11-02 05:00:00

Senate candidate’s wife testifies about abuse, being choked

Laurie Parnell’s testimony came during divorce and custody proceedings in Butler County court over the custody of their three children, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.

By The Associated Press

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Domestic violence shelters see an uptick in calls, worry about dwindling funding

Domestic violence shelters in western Pennsylvania say they’re seeing an increase in hotline calls, amid worries that a difficult and isolating winter is on the way.

By Lucy Perkins/WESA

‘Coaching Boys into Men’ program proves effective for Pittsburgh-area middle school athletes

New research finds the violence prevention program Coaching Boys into Men is effective in mitigating harmful behavior among middle school students.

By Katie Blackley/WESA

Supporting Pa.’s most vulnerable — or not

Domestic violence, lead testing, ICE detention, food stamps
By Emily Previti/PA Post