More Than 20 Killed in Shooting at Texas Church

VOA News Americans witnessed another mass shooting Sunday, with at least 20 dead and 24 hurt in a church in a small town in Texas. A newspaper report says a two-year old is among the wounded. Worshipers were about half way through
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Jewish Labor Committee Condemns Racist & Anti-Semitic Graffiti in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Jewish Labor Committee released the following statement: “We condemn in the strongest possible terms the racist and Anti-Semitic graffiti that recently appeared in South Philadelphia. It is horrifying to see swastikas and other symbols of hate appear in our community, especially in the vibrant multicultural neighborhood where this occurred. (more...)

Police: Anti-Cop Note Found at Scene of Deadly Philadelphia Rampage

A gunman suspected of being motivated by hatred for law enforcement killed a woman and wounded two police officers and three civilians in Philadelphia before he was shot and killed by police.
Philadelphia Police Commissioner Richard Ross said police found what he described a "rambling" note at the scene of the (more...)

Attorney General’s office warns consumers of ‘IRS scam’

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane’s office today warned of a new variation of a pervasive telephone scam that aims to defraud taxpayers. The well-known “IRS scam” has reemerged recently, but this time fraudsters are posing as U.S. Treasury agents. The Attorney General’s Bureau of Consumer Protection in recent weeks has received several (more...)

Suspect Arrested after Philadelphia Policeman Shot in Name of IS

VOA News A gunman claiming to have pledged allegiance to the Islamic State terror group ambushed a police officer Thursday as he sat in his marked car in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, firing multiple times at the officer. According to authorities, the officer, who was struck three times in the left arm, managed to (more...)

Montgomery County District Attorney Charges Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane

Montgomery County District Attorney Charges Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. Kanewith Obstruction of Justice and Other Crimes Related to Scheme to Leak Confidential Investigative Information and Lying to Grand Jury to Conceal Crimes Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman announces the filing of criminal charges against Pennsylvania Attorney General (more...)

Attorney General Kane Announces Arrest of ‘Traveling’ Child Predator

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of a Dauphin County man accused of posting an online advertisement for sex and then traveling to the Harrisburg area for a sexual encounter with a person he believed was a 14-year-old boy. According to the criminal complaint, agents with the Office of Attorney General's Child Predator (more...)

Two Shootings in US Cities Kill 1, Injure 17 in 24 Hours

VOA News One person is dead and at least 17 are wounded, including several children, in two mass shootings in major U.S. cities in 24 hours. Late Saturday, a gunman opened fire on a street party in a Philadelphia neighborhood, injuring a toddler, two older children, and at least five adults. Two (more...)

Woman Accused of Abusing Special Needs Son Charged in Medicaid Fraud Case

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced her office has filed a second set of criminal charges against a Pittsburgh caregiver accused of overbilling a state disability program in part by forging the signature of her care-dependent brother. Vonda Kay Brown, 44, was charged with three counts of Medicaid fraud, two counts of theft (more...)

Attorney General Kane Announces Charges Against Exeter Township Officials

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced charges against four Exeter Township officials: supervisors John E. Coolbaugh, Richard E. Overman, James W. Douse, and current secretary and former supervisor Mary F. Martin. The case was referred to the Office of Attorney General by the Luzerne County District Attorney due to lack of resources. According to (more...)

Medicare Beneficiary Pleads Guilty to Receiving Kickbacks & Making False Statements

Craig Brown, 46, of Philadelphia, PA, pleaded guilty to receiving kickbacks and making false statements in a health care matter, announced United States Attorney Zane David Memeger. The defendant faces a maximum possible sentence of 25 years in prison, three years of supervised release, a $1.25 million fine, a $500 (more...)

Two Dead Bodies Were Found Inside a Home in Bucks County

According to CBS News, two dead bodies were found inside a home in Bucks County  on Sunday night.Both victims were in their mid-60's and shot in the head. Police say they found the bodies after responding to a home on Lempa Road in Northampton.They were found in their master bedroom, the woman in (more...)

Former Non-Profit Executive Pleads Guilty To Stealing Funds Intended To Help The Homeles

Nathaniel E. Robinson, 62, of Philadelphia, pleaded guilty to charges that he used funds intended to help the homeless to pay for his own personal and living expenses.  The case was initiated by a tip to the Philadelphia Office of the Inspector General and was also investigated by the FBI. (more...)

Industrial Supply Company Sentenced For Overbilling The Citymore Than $550,000

Airmatic, Inc. to pay full restitution to the City and accept three-year debarment The City of Philadelphia Inspector General Amy L. Kurland and United States Attorney Zane Memeger of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania announced that Airmatic, Inc., was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of mail fraud for (more...)

PA: Students Have Been Stabbed at High School, 20 Injured

On Wednesday morning a teenage boy armed with two kitchen knives went on a rampage at his high school (Franklin Regional High School) in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, injuring 19 students and a security guard, according to the media. The suspected attacker, a 16 years old student, was taken into custody. Emergency (more...)

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