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Crime

Attorney General appeals judge's Beta Theta Pi ruling

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed a notice of appeal of District Judge Allen Sinclair's ruling in the Beta Theta Pi fraternity case. Sinclair dismissed a majority of the charges on March 28, 2018 against the brothers charged in connection with Timothy Piazza's death in February 2017.

Crime

Verdict delivered in Penn State professor's death

A jury delivered a guilty verdict in the murder trial of 56-year-old Penn State professor Ronald Bettig. George Ishler Jr., 41, of Pennsylvania Furnace, and Danelle Geier, 34, of Lemont, are charged with first- and third-degree murder. Ishler pushed Bettig of the ledge of Blackhawk Quarry in August 2016.

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Inmate found dead in area prison

Steven Fauntleroy, 44, was found hanging in his cell at the State Correctional Institute at Huntingdon on Friday. Fauntleroy was serving 18 to 40 years after he was convicted of third-degree murder in 2007.

Crime

'I can still hear the crunch today.' George Ishler takes the stand

Karen Muir, defense attorney for George Ishler Jr., questioned Danelle Geier on the fifth day of 56-year-old Penn State professor Ronald Bettig's murder trial. Ishler and Geier are accused of murdering Bettig at Blackhawk Quarry in August 2016. Ishler also testified, despite previously indicating he would not testify.

Young Scholars teacher demonstrates security system to prevent intruders in the classroom

Young Scholars of Central Pennsylvania Behavior Intervention Specialist Bill Ewing demonstrates the Barracuda Intruder Defense System at the school. The system is designed to block an intruder from entering classrooms and student spaces.
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Young Scholars teacher demonstrates security system to prevent intruders in the classroom