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Pennsylvania Crime

Mother, Friend Accused Of Driving With Children In The Trunk Of A Corvette

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 07.19.2016 | Crime

A Pennsylvania mother and her friend have been accused of driving with the woman’s two young children stuffed in the trunk of a red Corvette. A witn...

Supreme Court Says Judge Should Never Have Ruled In Death Row Case He Once Prosecuted

The Huffington Post | Cristian Farias | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics

The Supreme Court ruled on Thursday that Pennsylvania's former top judge violated the Constitution when he failed to sit out the case of a young man f...

Pennsylvania Woman Took Butcher Knife To Man's Genitals: Cops

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 01.14.2016 | Crime

ERIE, Pennsylvania -- A 51-year-old woman here is accused of slicing a man's genitals with a butcher knife. Barbara Pulliam was arraigned Tuesday even...

Constable Serving Eviction Order Kills 12-Year-Old Girl

Associated Press | David Lohr | Posted 01.12.2016 | Crime

DUNCANNON, Pa. (AP) — A constable serving an eviction order at a central Pennsylvania apartment fired at an armed tenant but the bullet passed throu...

Pennsylvania Teen Vanished After Mom's Untimely Death

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 01.04.2016 | Crime

UPDATE: Jan. 4 -- Family members report Cassandra Lomas has been found safe in Georgia. Previously: The start of the new year has given rise to anothe...

Pennsylvania Man Fakes Tumor To Swindle Church, Friends: Cops

Associated Press | David Lohr | Posted 12.30.2015 | Crime

OIL CITY, Pa. (AP) — Police say a northwestern Pennsylvania man faked having a brain tumor to bilk a church and some friends out of nearly $3,000 in...

Man Found Guilty Of Killing, Then Sexually Abusing Stepdaughter

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 11.13.2015 | Crime

A jury on Friday convicted a Pennsylvania man of murder for killing his stepdaughter and having sex with her corpse. According to area publication The...

DA Wants To Bar Psychologist's Testimony In Necrophilia Slaying

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 10.25.2015 | Crime

A district attorney is trying to bar an insanity defense for a Pennsylvania man who is accused of killing his stepdaughter and having sex with her cor...

Pennsylvania Woman Believed Dead Found Alive After 42 Years

Associated Press | David Lohr | Posted 10.15.2015 | Crime

JONESTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania police say a woman they recently linked to decomposing remains found in 1973 is actually alive. State police re...

Woman Finds Intruder Taking Shower, Doing Laundry

Associated Press | David Moye | Posted 08.24.2015 | Weird News

ERIE, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania State Police say a woman found an intruder taking a shower and doing his laundry at her home when she woke up. Trooper...

Teen Charged In Vicious Attack After 5-Year-old Found Unconscious

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.18.2015 | Crime

A 15-year-old Pennsylvania boy has been arrested in connection with the sexual assault of a five-year-old girl who was beaten and left for dead in Nor...

Jail Time For Woman Who Left 'Bone Weight' Pit Bull For Dead

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 08.17.2015 | Crime

Angelique Miles, the former owner of Rocky, an emaciated pit bull puppy who was caged and left for dead in a damp Pennsylvania basement, pleaded guilt...

Undercover Video Of Man Arrested On Suspicion Of Bestiality

Reuters | David Schwartz | Posted 07.14.2015 | Crime

A Pennsylvania man has been arrested by undercover deputies in Arizona after traveling across the country to have sex with a horse, a sheriff's spokes...

School Stabbing Victims Urge Judge To 'Fix Evil' By Trying Classmate As Adult

Reuters | Elizabeth Daley | Posted 06.24.2015 | Crime

Some of the 21 people stabbed at a western Pennsylvania high school testified on Monday about their horrific wounds, urging a judge to "fix evil" by t...

Shooting Reported At Pennsylvania Shopping Plaza

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 05.12.2015 | Crime

Pennsylvania police are searching for an active shooter at a shopping plaza in Rostraver Township after he shot and killed one person on Monday mornin...

Lawyer For Accused Cop Killer Seeks Change Of Venue (READ THE MOTION)

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 05.02.2015 | Crime

Pointing to the district attorney's campaign materials and the considerable publicity surrounding the case, the attorney for accused cop killer Eric F...

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Angelique Miles, Owner Of Horrifically Emaciated Pit Bull Puppy, Charged With Animal Cruelty (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.27.2015 | Crime

Authorities in Pennsylvania have made an arrest in the case of Rocky, the emaciated pit bull puppy recently seized from an Erie residence. Rocky's ...

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'MIRACLE' DOG: Horrifically Emaciated Puppy Survives Against All Odds (GRAPHIC IMAGES)

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 04.22.2015 | Crime

An emaciated pit bull puppy, caged and left for dead in a damp Pennsylvania basement, is alive against all odds after a non-profit animal welfare orga...

Death Penalty Sought For Man Accused Of Killing 6 In Fire

Reuters | Posted 06.07.2015 | Crime

By Elizabeth Daley PITTSBURGH, April 7 (Reuters) - Pennsylvania prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for a man accused of intenti...

Jimmy Dennis: A System Not Designed for Innocence

David A. Love | Posted 05.27.2015 | Black Voices
David A. Love

Jimmy Dennis' case reveals a great deal about a hopelessly broken system that administers the law, but does not necessarily dispense justice.

Scary Clown Robs Pennsylvania Subway

The Huffington Post | Steven Hoffer | Posted 01.07.2015 | Crime

There's nothing funny about this clown. Police in Pennsylvania are searching for a suspect who they say robbed a Subway restaurant on Saturday even...

Accused Pennsylvania Cop Killer Heads To Court

Associated Press | Posted 01.05.2015 | Crime

MILFORD, Pa. (AP) — A man who eluded police for 48 days after allegedly shooting to death a state trooper and wounding another is due in court for a...

Police Say Man 'Threatened To Kill Police' Before Attempting To Run Down Officers

Reuters | Victoria Cavaliere | Posted 12.31.2014 | Crime

(Reuters) - Police in Pennsylvania shot and killed a man on Tuesday who tried to use his car to run over officers as they attempted to arrest him on c...

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DA: Husband's Ax Slaying Of Wife On Christmas Eve 'Chilling'

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 12.29.2014 | Crime

A central Pennsylvania prosecutor says Christmas has been forever ruined for the children of a 34-year-old woman who was brutally killed by their fath...

State Trooper Wounded In Deadly Ambush Home For Holidays

Associated Press | Posted 12.23.2014 | Crime

BLOOMING GROVE, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania trooper wounded in a deadly September ambush outside his barracks is home for a holiday visit. Trooper A...