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Prosecutors probe Pennsylvania contact tracing data breach

The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office is looking into a breach of COVID-19 contact tracing data that may have compromised private information of some 72,000 people.

By The Associated Press

Attorney General Shapiro: Pa. gun show promoter to bar ‘ghost gun’ assembly kit sales

Attorney General Josh Shapiro said the agreement with Eagle Arms Productions is the first his office is aware of in the nation to curb the sale of such “80% receiver kits” long popular among hobbyists and firearms enthusiasts.

By The Associated Press

Four Philadelphia men arrested for making and selling untraceable ‘ghost guns’

In 2020, Philadelphia authorities recovered 99 ghost guns out of the almost 5,000 “crime guns” police removed from city streets.

By Ximena Conde/WHYY

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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

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
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