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.
A Delaware County man was sentenced to five years in prison for a series of despicable internet messages, including threats and perverted messages targeting a local personality and her relatives.
Don O’Shell, the county chief of courts, said the county should deduct a percentage from the accounts to pay court-ordered costs, fines and restitution.
A promising program for juvenile offenders, referred to as “weed sellers become weed whackers,” gives troubled kids the opportunity to work.
Negotiations between Penn State and young men who claim they were abused by Jerry Sandusky have begun to bear fruit, with lawyers involved saying there will be more announcements of settlements in the coming days.
A judge sentenced a woman convicted of helping to assault another woman with a wine bottle to five years in prison, citing the “especially cruel and depraved manner” of the crime.
A Pennsylvania man who stars in the Discovery Channel show “Amish Mafia” has been sentenced to three to 23 months in prison for leading police on a chase that injured a state trooper last summer.
Penn State’s bill to pay costs related to the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal is nearing $48 million.
Day two of a hearing on whether three former Penn State officials covered up an allegation in the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal is expected to feature two more witnesses, a day after legendary coach Joe Paterno was said to be quietly critical of how university officials had handled it.
A Penn State trustee says the tentative settlements reached by the university so far with men who claim to have been sexually abused by former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky total about $60 million.
A fired guard must spend 45 days in jail for placing freezing shackles on a female inmate after she previously complained about how cold the metal restraints could be.
Ed Ross, a spokesman for the federal Bureau of Prisons, said Hill reported Monday to federal prison in Danbury, CT.
The sentencing was Monday in Manhattan for Vincent George Sr. and Vincent George Jr., of Allentown, Pa. Each was given three to nine years in prison.
Former NFL star Chad Johnson is being released immediately from jail after apologizing to a judge for lack of respect when he slapped his attorney on the backside in court last week.
A former IRS employee was sentenced to 19 years in prison this week for a series of tax refund schemes that cost the government and taxpayers about $3 million.