Attorney General Kathleen Kane

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Libertarian Group Ranks Kane As Nation’s Worst Attorney General

Kathleen Kane has been named the worst state attorney general in the country, according to the Competitive Enterprise Institute, which ranked the six worst in the nation.

08/27/2015

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Poll: 49 Percent Of Voters Say Kane Should Resign

A new poll shows more than half of Pennsylvania voters disapprove of Kathleen Kane’s handling of her job as state attorney general and nearly as many think she should resign.

08/25/2015

Kathleen Kane Press Conference

Pennsylvania Supreme Court Unseals Orders On Attorney General Office’s Porn Emails

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has unsealed documents related to Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s investigation of a scandal involving pornographic emails, emails her defense claims could show her innocence.

08/18/2015

Kathleen Kane Press Conference

Attorney General Kathleen Kane: Charges Tied To Porn Emails

Pennsylvania’s top prosecutor says in her first statement since being criminally charged that she’s the victim of an effort to conceal pornographic and racially insensitive emails.

08/12/2015

(Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane, in 2013 file photo.  Credit: Bill Roswell)

AG Kathleen Kane Plans News Conference To Respond To Charges

Spokesman Chuck Ardo said Monday she’ll respond to the charges and answer reporters’ questions at a Capitol news conference Wednesday.

08/10/2015

(Leaving a Philadelphia City Hall courtroom in early March, Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane speaks with reporters.  File photo by Pat Loeb)

AG Kane To Surrender To Authorities On Conspiracy, Perjury Charges

Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who faces charges including a felony count of perjury, is to be arraigned Saturday afternoon in Norristown on closed-circuit TV.

08/08/2015

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. (credit: David Spunt)

Prosecutors: Video Arraignment For Charged AG Kathleen Kane

Prosecutors say Kathleen Kane will appear Saturday via video from the Montgomery County Detective Bureau, where she’s scheduled for processing.

08/07/2015

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Gov. Wolf Calls On Kathleen Kane To Step Down As Attorney General

Governor Tom Wolf is calling on Kathleen Kane to step down as attorney general after criminal charges were filed against her.

08/06/2015

(Leaving a Philadelphia City Hall courtroom in early March, Pennsylvania attorney general Kathleen Kane speaks with reporters.  File photo by Pat Loeb)

Criminal Charges Filed Against Attorney General Kathleen Kane

Criminal charges were officially filed against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, District Attorney Risa Ferman announced Thursday at a news conference.

08/06/2015

Kane at Capitol news conference Tuesday. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

AG Kathleen Kane: ‘Very Disappointed DA Made Decision To Pursue This Case’

Attorney General Kathleen Kane released the following statement after criminal charges were filed against her by District Attorney Risa Ferman.

08/06/2015

Kane at Capitol news conference Tuesday. (Credit: Tony Romeo)

Attorney General Kathleen Kane Says She Will Not Resign If She Faces Criminal Charges

Montgomery County DA Risa Ferman has been reviewing a grand jury’s recommendations of charges against Attorney General Kane stemming from alleged grand jury leaks.

07/14/2015

Senator John Rafferty in file photo (credit: Tony Romeo/KYW)

Suburban GOP State Senator To Announce AG Run

Suburban Philadelphia Republican state Senator John Rafferty is scheduled to announce his candidacy for attorney general this week.

06/16/2015

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane. (credit: David Spunt)

AG Kane To Change Hearing Ordered On Prosecutor’s Firing

An attorney for Kathleen Kane says she will challenge a judge’s order to explain whether her firing of a prosecutor violated his 7-month-old order not to retaliate against witnesses in an investigation into allegations her office leaked secret grand jury information.

04/11/2015

(Pa. Attorney General Kathleen Kane.  File photo by Tony Romeo)

Lewd Email Scandal In Harrisburg Continues To Grow

The scandal over lewd emails in the Pennsylvania State Attorney General’s office has already brought the resignation of two state officials. Many are now calling for an outside investigation into just what’s going on.

10/04/2014

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AG Warns Consumers Of Recent Phone Scams In Pa.

Officials say the scams involve callers who use sophisticated computer technology called “caller ID spoofing,” which is illegal, to mask their true identify to defraud consumers.

07/28/2014

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