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Luzerne County

Slain Teen's Mom And Her Boyfriend Accused Of Carrying Out Vile Fantasy

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 01.10.2017 | Crime

Authorities say the killing and dismemberment of a disabled Pennsylvania teenager was part of a “rape-murder fantasy” carried out by the girl’s ...

David Lohr

WATCH: Black Bear Cub Enjoys Family's Backyard Pool

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 10.06.2014 | Weird News

A black bear cub took a break from the rigors of fall foraging Thursday to wet his heels in a family's backyard pool. "When I came outside on our d...

John Rudolf

Pennsylvania Public Defenders Rebel Against Crushing Caseloads

HuffingtonPost.com | John Rudolf | Posted 10.23.2012 | Crime

At half past 5 on a cold, cloudy April morning, Ed Olexa kneels by his front door, sorting through stacks of case files for the coming day's hearings....

Lock 'em Up -- Jailing Kids is a Proud American Tradition

Thomas Frank | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Thomas Frank

My question is, what have the Luzerne County judges done in the "kids for cash" scandal that deviates in the least from our American political traditions?