Police are investigating incident in which a state trooper reportedly struck a teen
Pennsylvania state police have launched an internal investigation into an arrest made on June 6, 2018. Family members of a teen being placed under arrest captured a moment in which a state trooper appears to strike the teen in reaction to being hit.
Surveillance video from an Aldi grocery store in Cooper City shows an elderly woman shopping while her purse sits just inches away from her in a shopping cart. The thief reaches into the victim’s purse, grabs the victim's wallet and flees the store.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro talks about the 69 new charges filed against Johnstown pediatrician Johnnie Barto. Barto is accused of sexually assaulting more than 30 children between the late 1980s and January 2018.
In 2016, 46 children lost their lives as a result of abuse, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services reported. Incidences of suspected child abuse or neglect should be reported to the DHS by calling 1-800-932-0313.
Ferguson Township police have become the first municipality in the Centre Region to use both body and vehicle cameras in interactions with the public. These cameras will help protect both citizens and officers, Chief Chris Albright said.
Former Beta Theta Pi brother Ryan Burke pleaded guilty to charges of hazing in relation to the death of Beta pledge Timothy Piazza in February 2017. Burke's attorney, Philip Masorti, said his client extended his condolences to the Piazza family.
The video was a co-production of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Drug Enforcement Administration, agencies known for busting dealers, not instructing teens. Watch the full documentary at bit.ly/FBIdoc.
Spring Township police in Centre County, Pa., arrested a female driver on May 2, 2018, after she crashed into a gas pump in front of a police cruiser. The driver was taken in on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Attorney for Jim and Evelyn Piazza, Tom Kline, said testimony regarding the deleted video discovered in the hazing case of Beta Theta pledge Tim Piazza would be "key testimony" in a preliminary hearing continuing May 3, 2018, in Bellefonte.
Pa. Attorney General Josh Shapiro, on May 1, 2018, discusses differences in charges against former Beta Theta Pi fraternity members being pursued by his office and those originally filed by former Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller.
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