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Kathleen Kane

Sex, Lies, and Wrongful Conviction: Kathleen Kane's Other Scandal

Lorenzo Johnson | Posted 02.11.2016 | Crime
Lorenzo Johnson

When prosecutors and judges feel comfortable sending each other racist and sexually explicit emails for fun, something is wrong. This same cozy and corrupt system allowed my innocence to be swept under the rug for years. It's time for accountability and justice for me and so many others who have suffered from wrongful convictions.

Pennsylvania Senate Panel May Remove Embattled Attorney General Kathleen Kane

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 11.08.2015 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov 8 (Reuters) - A special committee of the Pennsylvania Senate will begin a series of hearings on Monday on whether the Senate shou...

Top Prosecutor Keeps Releasing Raunchy Emails, Stirring Further Scandal

AP | Sara Bondioli | Posted 11.05.2015 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Facing criminal charges, relieved of her law license and threatened with removal by the Legislature, Pennsylvania's atto...

Court Suspends Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's Law License

AP | Mollie Reilly | Posted 09.21.2015 | Politics

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Pennsylvania Court Releases Trove Of Pornographic Emails Sent By State Officials

Reuters | Marina Fang | Posted 08.27.2015 | Politics

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Nearly Half Of Pennsylvania Voters Want Kathleen Kane To Resign

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.25.2015 | Politics

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Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane Uses Twin Sister As Decoy While Entering Court

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane used her twin sister as a media decoy while she entered court Monday for a preliminary hearing on charges ...

Judge To Decide Whether Kathleen Kane Will Face Perjury Trial

Reuters | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.24.2015 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug 24 (Reuters) - Prosecutors on Monday will lay out the details of their criminal case against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathle...

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane Is Arraigned

Reuters | Sam Levine | Posted 08.08.2015 | Politics

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Week to Week News Quiz for 8/7/15

John Zipperer | Posted 08.07.2015 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Take our latest Week to Week news quiz to find out why you weren't invited for the prime-time GOP debate. Here are some random but real hints: he was...

Man Charged In 1991 Murder Of Colleague-Turned-Lover

AP | Posted 01.29.2015 | Crime

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say they have filed murder charges against the colleague-turned-lover of a Pennsylvania woman 23 years after she ...

Grand Jury Urges Charges Against Pennsylvania Attorney General

Reuters | Posted 03.10.2015 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan 8 (Reuters) - A grand jury has recommended criminal charges against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane for alleged gra...

Official: Child Images In Email Scandal Were 'Deplorable,' But Not Pornographic

Reuters | Posted 01.19.2015 | Politics

By David DeKok HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov 19 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania's top prosecutor believes "deplorable" images of children found in a ...

Porn Scandal Could Propel Plan W's Success

Laura Goldman | Posted 12.03.2014 | Politics
Laura Goldman

The recent porn scandal involving Pennsylvania government officials, combined with questions about the handling of the investigation into former Penn State Jerry Sandusky's child molestation charges, could be a tipping point for Pennsylvania women.

2 Officials Resign In Pennsylvania Porn Scandal

AP | PETER JACKSON and MARC LEVY | Posted 12.02.2014 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A widening scandal over the exchange of emails containing pornography by current and former members of the attorney general's...

Pennsylvania Blames Woman For Her Own Rape

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane (D) is distancing herself from her office's response to a former state employee who was raped, saying she ...

Pennsylvania Officials In Porn Email Scandal Named By Attorney General

Reuters | Posted 11.25.2014 | Politics

By Daniel Kelley PHILADELPHIA, Sept 25 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania's attorney general on Thursday identified top state officials who rece...

New Detail Emerges On Governor's Role In Jerry Sandusky Case

AP | MARK SCOLFORO | Posted 07.30.2014 | Politics

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Gov. Tom Corbett has met with a special prosecutor investigating his handling of the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse case whil...

Attorney General: Gay Marriage Ruling Is 'A Great Day For Equality'

AP | BROCK VERGAKIS and NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 02.14.2014 | Politics

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The day after a federal judge struck down Virginia's gay-marriage ban, state Attorney General Mark Herring wasn't vowing to appe...

Jason Linkins

Taxpayers Forced To Pay To Defend Unpopular Gay Marriage Ban | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics

A February poll by Franklin & Marshall College found that Pennsylvanians, by a 52 to 41 percent margin, support marriage equality. An August poll, als...

County Official Defies State's Contentious Gay Marriage Ban

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

A Pennsylvania county official is standing up in the face of state's same-sex marriage ban. The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Tuesday that D. Bruc...

Pennsylvania AG Abandons State Gay Marriage Ban

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane (D) announced Thursday that she would not defend the state's gay marriage ban against a lawsuit filed by t...

Laura Bassett

GOP Group Still Airing False Ad About Rape Case In Pennsylvania | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.25.2012 | Politics

The Republican State Leadership Committee continued on Monday night to run an erroneous television ad against Pennsylvania's Democratic Attorney Gener...

Laura Bassett

GOP Group Pulls Ad About Kathleen Kane After Rape Victim's Father Calls It A Lie | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.22.2012 | Politics

The Republican State Leadership Committee has decided to stop running an attack ad against Kathleen Kane, Pennsylvania's Democratic candidate for atto...

Matt Sledge

In State AG Campaigns, Foreclosure Often The Missing Issue | Matt Sledge | Posted 05.18.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- The nation's attorneys general flexed their legal muscles earlier this year when they signed off on a $25 billion national mortgage settle...