Latest Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office News

Former state AG back in jail for alleged probation violation

Apr. 29, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania attorney general who served jail time for leaking grand jury material and lying about it was taken into custody Friday on an alleged probation violation, more than a month after she was charged with drunken driving, officials said. ...

Nurse pleads guilty in fatal fall of McMaster's father

Mar. 29, 2022 14:37 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A former nurse at a Philadelphia senior care facility has pleaded guilty to misdemeanor neglect of a care-dependent person and tampering with records in the 2018 death of the father of former Trump national security advisor H.R. McMaster Jr. The Pennsylvania...

Review finds ‘major concerns’ in handling of officer's case

Mar. 17, 2022 17:55 PM EDT

YORK, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office has ended an investigation into a woman's complaint on how local police in York handled a court order she sought to protect their two daughters from their father, who eventually murdered the children and his girlfriend before taking...

Former state AG charged with drunken driving after crash

Mar. 17, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

A former Pennsylvania attorney general who served eight months in jail for leaking grand jury material and lying about it was charged Thursday with drunken driving after a weekend crash in Scranton. Police said Kathleen Kane, 55, told officers she was a designated driver, but...

Ex-police chief guilty of child rape first reported in 2012

Mar. 11, 2022 17:26 PM EST

A former police chief has been convicted of raping a child and related offenses in abuse the victim said began when she was about 4 years old and occurred hundreds of times over the following seven years. The case in northeastern Pennsylvania’s Carbon County against former...

Judge's connection to driller at issue in Pa. pollution case

Mar. 04, 2022 15:24 PM EST

The Pennsylvania attorney general’s office indicated it might seek removal of a judge expected to preside over a criminal case in which he has ties to the defendant — the state's biggest gas driller, which is charged with polluting residential water supplies in a community where residents...

‘Irreversible’: No easy fix for water fouled by gas driller

Feb. 18, 2022 07:34 AM EST

DIMOCK, Pa. (AP) — Meeting with a man whose well water has been polluted for years, officials in the Pennsylvania attorney general’s office asked him whether he’d consider accepting a treatment system from the gas driller charged with fouling his aquifer. Not a chance, Ray...

‘Irreversible’: No easy fix for water fouled by gas driller

Feb. 18, 2022 07:34 AM EST

DIMOCK, Pa. (AP) — Meeting with a man whose well water has been polluted for years, officials in the Pennsylvania attorney general’s office asked him whether he’d consider accepting a treatment system from the gas driller charged with fouling his aquifer. Not a chance, Ray...