Pennsylvania State Police acted recklessly when troopers used a bulldozer to pursue a Grateful Dead fan caught growing marijuana on public land, killing him when he wound up under the machine's treads, according to a civil rights lawsuit filed Monday...
HAZLETON, Pa. (AP) — Games of skills are popping up in convenience stores, gas stations and malls throughout the Hazleton area.
Players feed the machines cash, place bets on the selected game and win — and lose — money, but it's not considered gambling.
Pennsylvania State Police troopers are joining with officers from five other states in an effort to raise awareness of the states' Steer Clear laws.
As part of an initiative called the '6 State Trooper Project,' state police until Saturday will focus on enforcement of the 2006 law which requires drivers to slow down and move into the far lane of traffic when passing a police or emergency vehicle parked along the road.
NEWPORT TWP. — Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a report that a State Correctional Institution Retreat inmate exposed himself to a woman working at the prison.
Police say the inmate, who was not identified, was in the prison’s Restricted Housing Unit on Tuesday afternoon when he exposed himself to an “unsuspecting female staffer.”
A man is wanted by Pennsylvania State Police for passing more than $25,000 in back checks last year in the tri-state area, law enforcement says. State police at Dunmore said Timothy August passed the checks at various hardware and Weis Markets stores in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
Note to the residents of Youngwood ("Youngwood survey revives police department debate"): Why would you want to have your own police force when:
• You have good access to the Pennsylvania State Police.
When a Pennsylvania State Police trooper shoots a suspect, the agency releases few, if any, details about the circumstances of the shooting and whether the use of deadly force was justified.
That's what the family of Anthony Gallo, 34, is learning a month after a trooper fatally shot him multiple times as he held a knife inside a neighbor's trailer home in Washington County.
The woman who told police she was abducted and raped on Monday at a quiet state park in Bucks County has since said she lied about the attack, Pennsylvania State Police said Thursday.
When David Heckman walks out of the door at the state police barracks in North Bethlehem Township later this afternoon, he will be stepping away from a career that spanned almost three decades as he moves away from being captain and commanding officer of one of the largest troops in the state to life as a civilian."It was a tough decision," the 51-year-old Heckman said of his move to a job in corporate security.
For years, Pennsylvania State Police officials repeatedly grappled with the headlines about the makeup of its recruit classes, which often excluded any significant representation of minorities and women.
HARRISBURG -- Providing law enforcement to communities without their own local police costs the Pennsylvania State Police about $234 per person annually, nearly 10 times the $25-per-person fee that Gov.
Gov. Wolf's budget proposal includes a plan to levy a $25-per-person tax on towns that rely on the Pennsylvania State Police for police protection.
Some cities and towns in the state have their own police forces.
NEW STANTON, Pa. (AP) — A 14-year-old boy is accused of shooting his mother and 8-year-old brother once each in the forehead as they slept and calling 911 to insinuate his father did it, Pennsylvania state police said Thursday...
Van stop on I-78 leads to bogus $20 bills, arrest
Pennsylvania State Police found a mobile counterfeit money scheme when a trooper stopped a van Sunday on Interstate 78 in Lehigh County.
The trooper found a $20 bill still on a printer-scanner in Jennifer Gustafson’s van, as well as bleached $1 bills and bogus $20 bills with the same serial number hidden underneath the front passenger seat, according to state police.