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Threats put central Pa. school districts on alert, disrupt classes

Police are investigating the threats made in the Susquehanna Township and Solanco school districts

By Jan Murphy/PennLive

Supreme Court hears arguments over Pennsylvania’s deadly force rules for cops

Current state law says police officers attempting to arrest someone can use deadly force in order to prevent death or serious injury to themselves or others.

By Mark Scolforo/The Associated Press

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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

Pittsburgh police officer accused of using work email to sign up for Oath Keepers placed on administrative duties

Mayor-elect Ed Gainey says Lieutenant Philip Mercurio should be fired because he poses a threat to not only the public, but other officers, particularly officers of color.

By Ariel Worthy/WESA

Pittsburgh Police union says they will file grievance for vaccine mandate

Three police officers have died from COVID complications in recent weeks, and last month the public safety department said 39% of officers were unvaccinated.

By Ariel Worthy/WESA

Judge: York County DA can’t drop charge in handcuffed prisoner shooting

Prosecutors argued that they could no longer prove the case beyond a reasonable doubt following the 2019 death of a key witness.

By The Associated Press

Updated: October 27, 2021 | 5:09 am

Senate OKs bill to criminalize fleeing arrest on foot in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania’s state Senate is supporting a bill that would make it a crime to flee a police officer who is trying to arrest them, and an additional crime if a police dog is hurt while it pursues the person. The bill passed Tuesday, 36-14, and goes to the House for consideration.

By Marc Levy/The Associated Press