Latest Pennsylvania State Police News

Police capture man who allegedly killed girlfriend's son

Jul. 9, 2019 12:11 PM EDT

NEW CASTLE, Pa. (AP) — Police in western Pennsylvania say a man who was on parole for a previous homicide stabbed his girlfriend's 8-year-old son to death during a domestic dispute. Keith Burley was apprehended Tuesday by U.S. Marshals in Youngstown, Ohio. Authorities say he didn't put up a struggle, and...

Lawsuit: Troopers detained Latinos over immigrant suspicions

Jun. 27, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Ten people filed an amended lawsuit Thursday against the state and Pennsylvania state troopers over allegations that officers unlawfully detained them because they are Latino, in order to investigate their immigration status. The lawsuit addresses how the plaintiffs were treated...