Monday Sep 8
Pa.'s DUI laws endanger drivers, senators hear
Witnesses at a state Senate committee hearing Monday called for a dramatic strengthening of DUI laws, saying current statutes are too weak to stop repeat offenders who endanger everyone. Robert Crowley, whose 24-year-old son Liam was killed last year by a man prosecutors called the worst drunk driver in Chester County, testified that people are dying because of Pennsylvania's lax laws.
Despite tougher Pa. DUI laws, many repeat offenders stay on the road
Joseph Lawless was slumped over the wheel of his black Mercedes SUV when the Radnor patrolman rapped hard on the window. It was 12:47 on a steaming Friday afternoon in July 2011.
The Washington Post
U.S. Crude Slips as End of Peak Driving Season May Reduce Demand
West Texas Intermediate crude retreated for the first time in five days amid speculation that the end of the peak driving season and start of refinery maintenance will curb demand.
Montco drug ring defendant pleads guilty
Another Main Line drug ring defendant pleaded guilty in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court as part of a deal with prosecutors.
The Citizens' Voice
Coalition of health care professionals seek probe of state health department
A controversy over state oversight of Marcellus drilling-related health complaints took a new turn Monday when a coalition of health care professionals called for an independent probe of the state Department of Health.