BOYERTOWN, Pa. (AP) — State police say a deer hunter was killed in a fall from a tree stand in eastern Pennsylvania.
Police in Berks County say the body of 69-year-old Thomas Kane of...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Eighteen agents who investigate violent gun crimes for the Pennsylvania attorney general's office each cashed $12,500 taxpayer-funded checks last year to settle claims they...
EAGLEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — A former Pennsylvania attorney general who was convicted of leaking grand jury material and lying about it is out of jail, walking free Wednesday after serving eight months...
A former Pennsylvania attorney general will be released from a county jail after serving about eight months for leaking grand jury material and lying about it, the warden said...
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is losing her law license, a few months after she began a jail sentence for perjury, obstruction and other...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Evander Kane couldn't help himself. Skating near the Pittsburgh Penguins bench late in the third period Thursday, the San Jose Sharks forward took a peek at Pittsburgh's...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Chicago Blackhawks gave Pittsburgh a head start — and still grounded the surging Penguins.
Dylan Strome broke a tie 1:48 into the third period and the Blackhawks beat Pittsburgh 5-3 on Sunday night to end the Penguins' winning streak at eight games.
EAGLEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane reported early Thursday to a suburban Philadelphia county jail to begin serving a sentence for leaking grand jury material and lying about it.
Kane was smiling broadly as she arrived at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility in a pickup truck and was ushered into the jail just before 8 a.m. to begin a 10- to 23-month term for perjury, obstruction and other counts.
EAGLEVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane is behind bars after reporting to a suburban Philadelphia county jail to begin a sentence for leaking grand jury material and lying about it.
Kane showed up at the Montgomery County Correctional Facility just before 8 a.m. Thursday to begin a 10- to 23-month term for perjury, obstruction and other counts.
Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane on Wednesday lost an eleventh-hour request to be given more time before she must report to jail and begin serving a 10- to 23-month perjury and obstruction sentence.
A county judge moved quickly, turning down Kane's motion about an hour after it was filed. Kane had sought a hearing or conference, saying a "brief extension" would help her nail down arrangements for her high-school age sons.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on former Attorney General Kathleen Kane's request to delay her jail sentence (all times local):
A county judge is rejecting former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's 11th hour request to delay her deadline of Thursday morning to report to jail and begin serving a sentence for perjury.
Montgomery County Judge Wendy Demchick-Alloy moved quickly Wednesday, denying Kane's request for a delay shortly after it was filed.
A judge in suburban Philadelphia on Tuesday gave former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane less than two days to report to jail to begin serving a perjury sentence that she received two years ago.
Judge Wendy Demchick-Alloy said there is no longer any reason for Kane to remain free, one day after the state Supreme Court declined to take up her appeal.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's jail sentence (all times local):
A judge says former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane must report to a suburban Philadelphia jail by Thursday morning to start serving a 10- to 23-month perjury sentence.
Judge Wendy Demchick-Alloy on Tuesday granted a request by Montgomery County prosecutors and revoked Kane's bail, a day after the state Supreme Court declined to hear her appeal.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's former top state prosecutor is likely to soon find herself behind bars, more than two years after being convicted and sentenced for leaking grand jury information and lying about it.
The state Supreme Court announced Monday it will not review former state Attorney General Kathleen Kane's conviction, and the Montgomery County district attorney's office said it will ask a judge Tuesday morning to revoke her bail.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — San Jose went from shut out to blowout in 24 hours.
Joe Pavelski scored two of San Jose's four first-period goals, and Evander Kane also scored twice to spark the Sharks to an 8-2 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night.
Flyers fans were still buzzing from the pregame festivities for the home opener, which included rookie mascot Gritty rappelling from the rafters to the ice, when the Sharks pounced.
Editorials from around Pennsylvania:
KEEP EYES ON THE BALL
Two events last week related to former state Attorney General Kathleen Kane's tempestuous and truncated term of office offer a lesson for all public officials who have a difficult time separating governance from politics.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania appeals court on Friday upheld the conviction of former state attorney general Kathleen Kane for leaking secret grand jury information and lying about it, saying among other things she wasn't entitled to use evidence of a pornographic email scandal in her defense.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A lawyer for the former Pennsylvania attorney general convicted of leaking secret information then lying about it says the special prosecutor who investigated her had too much power.
Kathleen Kane's attorney told a panel of appeals judges in Philadelphia on Wednesday that the decision to give the special prosecutor grand jury authority violated rules about separation of powers.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A former police chief convicted of illegally accessing emails for information about a grand jury investigation of his then-boss, former state Attorney General Kathleen Kane, is on his way to jail.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear the appeal of Patrick "Rocco" Reese, who has been convicted of indirect criminal contempt.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A three-judge appeals court panel has unanimously reinstated a defamation lawsuit against former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane by a former state prosecutor, a former state police commissioner and three other former officials.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The former Pennsylvania attorney general who's been sentenced to jail for leaking secret grand jury information and lying about it said in an appeal filing Friday that a judge gave too much power to the special prosecutor who investigated her.
Kathleen Kane argued in the document filed with Superior Court that Montgomery County Judge William Carpenter's decision to give the special prosecutor grand jury authority was illegal and unconstitutional.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Patrick Kane darted behind the Pittsburgh Penguins net, seemingly intent on trying to bend a wraparound past Marc-Andre Fleury.
Halfway there, the Chicago Blackhawks star changed his mind, instead flipping a backhand pass to Artemi Panarin at the left post. Panarin flicked the puck off an unsuspecting Fleury — caught looking the other way — and into the net.
Seems nobody can see the Blackhawks coming these days. Not even the defending Stanley Cup champions.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The conviction of former Attorney General Kathleen Kane in a perjury case should stand, a judge wrote in an opinion defending the decision to bar evidence about a pornographic email scandal at the state prosecutors' office.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane hopes to overturn her nine-count perjury and obstruction conviction because of what she calls trial errors and overlapping charges.
Kane, 50, has been sentenced to 10 to 23 months in jail but remains free while she appeals. The Scranton Democrat was serving her first term in public office when she was charged with leaking secret grand jury documents to the press, and she resigned after her August conviction.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An FBI agent says an informant in a Pennsylvania statehouse bribery sting told him he was discouraged from targeting Republicans in a case that brought down five Democrats.
The Philadelphia Inquirer (goo.gl/lq3Aga) reports that FBI Special Agent Richard Haag's comments come in a defense filing for state Rep. Vanessa Lowery Brown. She is the only defendant still in office.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane has hired a new attorney to handle the appeals of her perjury and obstruction conviction and related jail sentence.
The Goldberg Katzman law firm confirmed that attorney Joshua Lock has been hired by Kane, but otherwise declined comment.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Democrat Kathleen Kane burst onto the political scene in Pennsylvania with an enviable array of assets: glamour, charisma and a campaign war chest from her husband's fortune that topped $2 million for her 2012 run for state attorney general.
She left a courtroom Monday in handcuffs, sentenced to 10 to 23 months in a county jail by a judge who said her ego compelled her to break the law to destroy "perceived enemies."
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Former state Attorney General Kathleen Kane, once a rising star in state politics, left a courtroom in handcuffs on Monday after getting a 10- to 23-month sentence for a retaliation scheme a judge linked to her all-consuming ego.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing of former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane (all times local):
Pennsylvania's former top prosecutor has been released from jail about two hours after she was placed in a holding cell for illegally disclosing details from a grand jury investigation and lying about it under oath.
Former Attorney General Kathleen Kane was ordered Monday to serve 10 to 23 months in county jail in the perjury and obstruction case.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The two men seeking to become Pennsylvania's next attorney general linked each other Monday to unpopular politicians as they debated with two weeks left in the campaign.
Republican state Sen. John Rafferty noted Democratic Montgomery County Commissioner Josh Shapiro donated to former Attorney General Kathleen Kane, while Shapiro linked Rafferty to presidential candidate Donald Trump.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A once-rising star in Pennsylvania politics will learn Monday whether she is heading to prison over a feud that led the state attorney general to leak grand jury materials to the press and lie about it under oath.
Democrat Kathleen Kane, 50, argues that the loss of her career, law license and reputation is punishment enough. She has asked a judge in suburban Philadelphia to sentence her to probation or house arrest so she can be home to raise her two teenage sons.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The former attorney general has been "humbled and embarrassed" by her perjury conviction and hopes to avoid jail time so she can raise her children, her lawyers said in a sentencing memo filed Tuesday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Prosecutors will seek a jail or prison sentence for former state Attorney General Kathleen Kane in her perjury and obstruction case.
Kane faces sentencing next week after a jury convicted her this summer of leaking grand jury material to a newspaper and then lying about it under oath.
NORRISTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Lawyers for former Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane are hinting they will seek probation or house arrest when she is sentenced on perjury and obstruction charges.
They have filed papers asking for a home confinement assessment. The defense argues that Kane is a first-time, non-violent offender and the primary caregiver for her two children.
The 50-year-old Kane is set to be sentenced Oct. 24 on two felony and seven misdemeanor counts.
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) — Convicted former Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane is asking a judge to order her estranged husband to immediately provide $1 million of about $6 million she contends she should receive in their divorce.
The (Scranton) Times-Tribune (http://bit.ly/2cdbEWe ) reports that Kane filed a petition last Thursday saying she needs a partial distribution of joint assets to pay attorney fees as she prepares for sentencing and appeal of her perjury conviction.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's new attorney general said Tuesday his predecessor's former second-in-command will leave the job after this week, the latest in a series of shake-ups at the beleaguered office.
Bruce L. Castor Jr.'s last day as solicitor general will be Friday, Attorney General Bruce Beemer said in a statement.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania's new attorney general is firing two of his predecessor's confidantes, including a former police chief convicted of contempt for snooping through emails about a grand jury's investigation of her.
A spokesman said Thursday that Attorney General Bruce Beemer sent termination letters to Jonathan Duecker, who was former Attorney General Kathleen Kane's chief of staff, as well as supervisory special agent Patrick Reese, her driver.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania lawmakers made a hasty return to the state Capitol from their summer recess on Tuesday as they rushed through a replacement for the state's convicted ex-attorney general.
The unanimous confirmation vote on Bruce Beemer comes less than two weeks after Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf nominated him to head an office racked by infighting and scandal under Kathleen Kane.