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Top Pa. law enforcement leaders pledge to prosecute U.S. Capitol attackers

AG Shapiro: ‘We will use every tool at our disposal to hold you accountable.’

By Sam Dunklau

Updated: December 11, 2020 | 5:00 am

Pennsylvania blasts Texas’ bid to overturn Biden’s election

Lawyers for Pennsylvania responded in the U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday to Texas’ effort to overturn the election result in four states for President-elect Joe Biden, calling it a “seditious abuse” of the courts that rests on conspiracy theories and falsehoods.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Couple charged with severe abuse of their 8 children

The children told investigators that while their father typically inflicted the punishments, their mother would watch and at times assisted.

By The Associated Press

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Pennsylvania AG Shapiro still sees ‘absolutely no evidence’ of voting fraud

’The will of the people is going to be respected in the final certified vote total,” he said.

By The Associated Press

Pa. prosecutors release guidance outlining polling place rules, warn intimidation schemes will be prosecuted

State leaders stress Pennsylvania’s election system is safe.

By Sam Dunklau

Shapiro touts record as ‘the people’s AG,’ Heidelbaugh promises more restraint

Inumbent state Attorney General Josh Shapiro is facing a challenge from Republican Heather Heidelbaugh in the November election.

By An-Li Herring/WESA

More Pennsylvania inmates accused of fraudulently seeking jobless checks

While some of the accused never received the money, others are alleged to have reaped large amounts.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

Pa.’s attorney general sues USPS over mail processing changes

Democratic state attorneys general from across the country allege postal service leaders didn’t get regulatory permission or public comment when they made the changes.

By Sam Dunklau

Attorney General sues Lincoln University board over ouster

“My office has no position on who serves as president of Lincoln University, but we will take action to ensure the board follows the law.”

By The Associated Press

Pennsylvania joins other states in suing to stop new student visa rule

Pennsylvania has joined 16 other states and Washington D.C. in suing the Department of Homeland Security and Immigration and Customs Enforcement over a new policy.

The lawsuit filed Monday comes a week after ICE made sudden changes to its rules for F-1 and M1 visas, which international students use to attend college in the United States. Under the “Temporary Final Rule”, they could lose their visas if all their fall classes moved online — a measure some universities have decided to take to prevent the spread of coronavirus. 

By Alanna Elder