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Suit: Pilot tried to warn before dozer killed pot suspect

Dec. 13, 2019 3:20 PM EST

The family of a marijuana suspect who wound up dead under the treads of a bulldozer commandeered by Pennsylvania State Police has filed an amended lawsuit that raises new questions about the agency's tactics. The family is suing state police, the Pennsylvania Game Commission and others. The suit accuses police of...

Pennsylvania overhauls child sexual abuse laws

Nov. 26, 2019 6:09 PM EST

READING, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania overhauled its child sexual abuse laws Tuesday, more than a year after a landmark grand jury report showed the cover-up of hundreds of cases of abuse in most of Pennsylvania’s Roman Catholic dioceses over seven decades. The central bill signed by Gov. Tom Wolf gives...

Pennsylvania enacts law ending time limits for criminal charges in future child sexual abuse cases

Nov. 26, 2019 10:40 AM EST
READING, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania enacts law ending time limits for criminal charges in future child sexual abuse cases.

British family deported after illicit US border crossing

Oct. 16, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

A British family that made an unauthorized crossing from Canada into the United States was deported Wednesday after nearly two weeks in federal custody, ending an ordeal that family members called the worst of their lives. The extended Connors family, which includes four adults, toddler twins and an infant, had...