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Defense: Maybe Pennsylvania AG’s office shouldn’t handle case against Somerset County DA

Jeffrey Thomas is accused of having attacked a woman in her Windber home in September.

By The Associated Press

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

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Driller charged over contamination in ‘Gasland’ town of Dimock

The grand jury cited Cabot’s “long-term indifference to the damage it caused to the environment and citizens of Susquehanna County.”
By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Consumer protection during the coronavirus outbreak is an AG’s top priority

Also, the Pa Dental Association offers guidance for providers and patients
By Smart Talk

Shapiro heads into re-election with $3M in campaign account

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro will report that he’s heading into his 2020 re-election year with more than $3 million in his campaign bank account. That’s about 40% of what he spent to get elected in 2016 to his first four-year term.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press

Philadelphia state rep. charged with stealing more than $500,000 from nonprofit

Democrat Movita Johnson-Harrell says she plans to resign. She won her seat in a special election nine months ago, replacing a representative charged with bribery.
By Katie Meyer

Feds and PA tackle gun violence

Each day, newspapers and broadcast news outlets lead with stories of gun violence, both here at home and around the country. It happens so frequently that we are often numb to the human cost of the violence: lives lost, the trauma of survivors and the damage to communities.

By Merideth Bucher