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Pennsylvania News: Indiana, Pa. Bank Employee, Madeline Isenberg Sentenced for Embezzling Funds from Customers’ Accounts

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Indiana, Pennsylvania, has been sentenced in federal court to one day in prison, six months of community confinement and six months of home confinement on her conviction of embezzling from a federally insured bank, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. United States District Judge David S. Cercone … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Indiana, Pa. Bank Employee, Madeline Isenberg Sentenced for Embezzling Funds from Customers’ Accounts

HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania reveals cyber intrusion in birth, death records

HARRISBURG, Pa.— Pennsylvania officials have revealed they had to shut down the state’s online system for birth and death records for about a week after someone with apparent inside knowledge made unauthorized changes. State officials told The Associated Press on Friday the changes were “cosmetic modifications” but the intrusion triggered an extensive cyber investigation. They … Continue reading HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania | Pennsylvania reveals cyber intrusion in birth, death records

Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Judge Sentences Ambridge Fentanyl Dealer to 18 Years in Federal Prison

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – Jeffrey Rogers, formerly of Ambridge, Pennsylvania, was sentenced to 18 years in prison for conspiring to distribute over 40 grams of fentanyl and for then distributing fentanyl, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The sentence was imposed yesterday by Chief United States District Court Judge Joy Flowers Conti. Rogers was also … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: PITTSBURGH, Judge Sentences Ambridge Fentanyl Dealer to 18 Years in Federal Prison

Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Teen, Daryl Williams Charged with Federal Drug Trafficking and Firearms Crimes

PITTSBURGH, PA – Daryl Williams has been indicted by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh for committing drug trafficking and firearm crimes, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. The indictment, returned on July 10 and unsealed today, charges Williams, age 19, of Pittsburgh, with possession of a mixture of heroin and para-fluoroisobutyryl fentanyl … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Teen, Daryl Williams Charged with Federal Drug Trafficking and Firearms Crimes

Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Man, Gregory Magee Took Nearly $120K During 2016 Bank Robbery Spree across Southwestern PA

PITTSBURGH, Pa. – A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of armed bank robbery and bank robbery, United States Attorney Scott W. Brady announced today. Gregory Magee, 48, pleaded guilty to two counts of armed bank robbery and four counts of bank robbery before United States District Judge Nora Barry … Continue reading Pennsylvania News: Pittsburgh Man, Gregory Magee Took Nearly $120K During 2016 Bank Robbery Spree across Southwestern PA

HARRISBURG, Pa. | Sprawling Penn State hazing death case grinds through courts

HARRISBURG, Pa. — The sprawling criminal case against former members of a Penn State fraternity over the death of a pledge last year is about to pick up steam. A judge has scheduled what will be the case’s fourth multiday preliminary hearing, and the first sentencing is also on the horizon. There are 25 members … Continue reading HARRISBURG, Pa. | Sprawling Penn State hazing death case grinds through courts

HARRISBURG, Pa. | Witnesses await church sex abuse report with hope for change

HARRISBURG, Pa. — One after another, witnesses beat back fear of revealing details many had kept largely private and recounted to grand jurors their story of sexual abuse by Roman Catholic priests whom they had trusted. As they spoke, many said they felt compassion from the grand jurors in the sweeping investigation into allegations of … Continue reading HARRISBURG, Pa. | Witnesses await church sex abuse report with hope for change

LANGHORNE, Pennsylvania | Budget surplus results in $68 checks for thousands in town

LANGHORNE, Pa.  — A Pennsylvania township with more money than it anticipated from increased property tax collection has decided to give the dividends to residents. Middletown Township in Langhorne sent 14,361 checks for $68 each to all owners of properties with structures on them. Efforts to keep town expenses down while increasing delinquent-tax collection led … Continue reading LANGHORNE, Pennsylvania | Budget surplus results in $68 checks for thousands in town