As evidence of the drug problem, the DOC recently posted a letter it said represented an inmate "describing how to smuggle drugs." Twitter users pointed out it doesn't actually mention drugs at all.
Philadelphia's notorious civil forfeiture program, which has allowed prosecutors to seize the cash and property of suspected criminals or their relatives, will be overhauled as the result of a newly announced settlement.
Black Pennsylvanians are sentenced to life-without-parole at a rate 18 times higher than white ones. Advocates say it should be recognized as a "major human rights issue."
Police in Montgomery County found the victim's body early Saturday.
Three guns were found at the scene where an 18-year-old was shot in the back. Police said no arrests had been made as of late Sunday night.
Samuel Algarin had worked at the car dealership since he was 18.
Jonathan Liano, of Sicklerville, believed he was communicating with a 14 year-old girl, authorities said.
The shooting followed an altercation outside a North Philadelphia bar.
Tao Li admitted to receiving documents from Yu Xue, who pleaded guilty last month to illegally taking proprietary information from GSK while she worked at the British drugmaker's suburban Philadelphia facility.
One institution, the Catholic Church, has failed these children. Two other powerful institutions - Pennsylvania's Supreme Court and its legislature - shouldn't fail them, too.
Victim was shot inside a car just after 10:40 a.m. in the 2500 block of North Chadwick Street.
PRIMOS, Pa. (AP) - Police in suburban Philadelphia are searching for a female inmate who escaped custody.
William Gennett was convicted in the death of Shannon O'Rourke on July 5, 2016.