A 21-year-old woman in the small town of Hawley, Pennsylvania is facing life in prison for selling heroin to a person who then died of an overdose. Brittany Ann Banscher is being charged under a new initiative that’s aggressively targeting heroin trafficking in Pennsylvania. It’s part of a growing number of states…
Earlier this month, a Pennsylvania married couple and their three small children were found shot to death in their home. The Berks County District Attorney’s Office said Monday they believe Mark Short Sr. was the gunman, killing his wife Megan and their children before shooting himself.
Pennsylvania Judge Steven T. O’Neill has denied the defense’s request for a preliminary hearing or dismissal in Andrea Constand’s case against Bill Cosby, who she accused of drugging and assaulting her in 2004.
Earlier this month, Bishop McDevitt High School earned an “A” in gender policing when school officials demanded that their female students wear dresses to prom. Consequently, when student Aniya Wolf showed up in a tuxedo, she was forbidden entry. On May 21 she attended another school’s prom instead — and she rocked…
Last week Aniya Wolf was forcibly removed from her school’s prom because she was attired in a tuxedo rather than a gown. But while officials at Bishop McDevitt High School congratulate themselves on their crusade for gender conformity, Wolf will be enjoying an appearance on It’s Always Sunny In Philadelphia.
Over the weekend, Pennsylvania became the 24th state to legalize medical marijuana. The green wave is spreading, praises be.
A nine-year-old reporter in Pennsylvania was the first person to break the news of a murder on her beat. Naturally, some of the adults around her responded with hand-wringing and demands that she return to her tea parties and dolls; luckily for us, Hilde Kate Lysiak is too busy working to give a shit.
Pennsylvania politics have been plagued by a convoluted series of backstabbing and retaliation, most recently concerned with hundreds of inappropriate emails exchanged between two justices, their friends, and their colleagues.
In Pennsylvania, a hearing in Bill Cosby’s criminal trial is on hold after a Superior Court handed down a temporary stay while the comedian’s legal team argues to dismiss the case entirely in another court.
The creator of 38 miniature gnome homes is considering where he might relocate them, after they got the boot from a state park.
In Pennsylvania, a judge ruled that the criminal assault charge against Bill Cosby is worthy of a trial, despite a claim from a former District Attorney that he’d granted the comedian immunity 10 years ago.
On Wednesday, in Pennsylvania, Bill Cosby’s team continued to try to get him out of the criminal case lodged against him by Andrea Constand. His lawyer Jack Schmitt told a judge his client never would’ve testified in Constand’s 2005 civil suit, stemming from allegations that he’d raped her, if he’d known there would…
On Tuesday, Bill Cosby heads to court in Pennsylvania, where a judge will decide if his criminal charges are worthy of a trial. On December 30, Cosby was charged with aggravated indecent assault, which is a felony. If convicted, he could face up to 10 years in prison—but, according to ABC News, there’s a twist.
Early Friday morning in the Homewood neighborhood of Pittsburgh, 29-year-old Janese Jackson-Talton was at Cliff’s Bar when a 41-year-old man named Charles McKinney, according to KDKA, tried to approach her for a date. She refused. After the bar closed, McKinney followed her outside and shot her in the chest.
Leaning on a cane and his lawyer Monique Pressley, a sweater-clad Bill Cosby arrived at a Pennsylvania courthouse Wednesday, where he was arraigned on charges of aggravated indecent assault. But Pressley claims it’s all the result of the district attorney’s office playing politics.
Pennsylvania (the Mississippi of the Northeast) is battling the ever-invisible but always-encroaching menace of Things That Upset the Elderly with a new proposed “English-Only” law. Its author, Republican state legislator Daryl Metcalfe, proved on Monday that he’s exactly the sort of calm and reasonable adult one…
A Pennsylvania barbershop has been penalized for defending the sanctity of bro time: after denying a woman a haircut, they were fined $750.
On Monday, Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane was instructed to stand trial for charges of perjury and obstruction of justice after authorities claim she used personal emails to conduct official business and leaked confidential emails to embarrass her critics. In an impressive move of deflection, she also…
Perhaps the internet spoke too soon when it decided that proposing at someone’s wedding was the worst thing that could happen on the big day. No, it turns out that there’s something much worse than taking away all the attention for yourself: a bloody brawl that ends with four police officers hospitalized and the groom…