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State Police: Prison Typist Raped, Choked By Inmate Despite Alert

The July 25 assault prompted state corrections officials to review security procedures and the placement of civilian employees and has now resulted in rape and other charges against the inmate.


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Berks County Man Facing Charges For Two 2004 Homicides

Norman Michael Vega Jr., a 30-year-old man from Bellefonte, was charged with the murder of Miguel Colon and the murder of Jason Stief.


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Hearing Scheduled In McQueary-Penn State Lawsuit

A judge has scheduled a hearing in former Penn State assistant football coach Mike McQueary’s lawsuit against the university.


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Sandusky Expected To Appear In Court On Thursday

Jerry Sandusky is expected to appear inside a central Pennsylvania courtroom for a hearing about whether his lawyers had enough time to prepare for trial.


US Supreme Court Halts Pa. Murderer’s Execution

A condemned inmate escaped lethal injection Thursday for the murder of a teenage girl after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the execution should be halted.


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Ex-Penn State Assistant Jerry Sandusky Seeks New Trial

Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky asked a judge on Thursday to overturn his child sexual abuse convictions and grant him a new trial, claiming his lawyers lacked sufficient time to prepare and the statute of limitations for some charges had expired.


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Bellefonte Residents Prepare For Sandusky Trial

“It is unprecedented. Myself and those who work with me have never actually done anything like this. But we weren’t completely unprepared,” said Jim Koval, spokesman for the Pennsylvania court system.


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Quiet Pennsylvania Town Center Stage For Sandusky Face-off

A sleepy country town better known for fly fishing than courtroom drama takes center stage Tuesday for a face-to-face encounter between a disgraced Penn State coach and the young men who say he sexually assaulted them as children in showers and campus locker rooms.