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Judge upholds $1M fine against lawyer over banned testimony

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A judge has rejected a request to reverse his nearly $1 million sanction against a Philadelphia-area lawyer who he says intentionally elicited banned testimony that caused a mistrial....
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Authorities seek person who fatally shot bald eagle

READING, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities are looking for the person who shot and killed a bald eagle in eastern Pennsylvania last week....
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Pennsylvania top court reinstates monsignor's conviction

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The state's highest court on Monday reinstated the landmark child-endangerment conviction of a Roman Catholic monsignor who was the first U.S. church official ever prosecuted over his handling of sex abuse complaints....
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Hearing ordered before fatal police shooting video released

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- A Pennsylvania judge says prosecutors can't release a video showing a police officer shooting to death an unarmed man until after a hearing has been held....
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Mother charged after 4 kids locked in basement for 13 hours

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A mother was charged Monday with locking her four children in the basement for more than 13 hours without food or a bathroom as punishment....
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Grand jury: AG Kane was not 'truthful,' engaged in cover-up

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Attorney General Kathleen Kane engaged in a cover-up and lied about her role in an alleged unlawful leak of information from a 2009 investigation, according to a report by the grand jury that recommended she face criminal charges....
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Key testimony in a leak investigation into state prosecutors

A summary of the key testimony in a 27-page grand jury report unsealed Monday on an investigation into allegations that the state attorney general's office gave a newspaper information about a 2009 investigation that should have been kept secret:...
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Prosecutor's boyfriend gets time served for harassment plea

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The boyfriend of an assistant Allegheny County prosecutor won't spend any more than the two days he already served in jail for an alleged attack on the woman....
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Senator: Funds needed to help Pa. city combat gun violence

The federal government should send more money to help a small northeastern Pennsylvania city battling a rash of gun violence, a senator said Monday....
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Wolf, attorney general seek UPMC, Highmark arbitration

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) -- Gov. Tom Wolf and the state attorney general want the Commonwealth Court to force the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and rival Highmark Inc. into arbitration to settle lingering disputes....
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Opinion Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you agree with the Plum High School students that the threat of prosecution for discussing the school teacher-student sex scandal violates their free speech rights? <More Info>

Yes:
No:
Yes:
86%
No:
14%
Total Votes: 42

Yesterday's Poll

KQV/Trib Total Media Listener Poll
Do you think the U.S. reliance on drone strikes in Pakistan has been effective?

No:
81%
Yes:
19%
Total Votes: 8,023