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Monday Nov 23 | via WPMT-TV York
It's been a controversial issue across the country for years now; should people with terminal illnesses have the right to die on their own terms? That's when she made the trip from Philadelphia to Pottsville to see her 93-year-old terminally ill father. "He had fallen the day before," Mancini said. Comment?
Friday Nov 13 | via Times News
A man imprisoned for killing Jay Hahn of West Penn Township for $54 and a pair of sneakers last year now stands accused of attacking his cellmate with a weapon fashioned from a pen and a staple. Ethan M. Sullivan, 22, was in Schuylkill County jail when he injured Bradley Merwine with a crude "tattoo gun" on Aug. 17. He's charged with aggravated assault and assault by a prisoner, both felonies; misdemeanor charges of possession of an instrument of crime, recklessly endangering another person, and simple assault; and a summary offense of harassment. Comment?
Wednesday Nov 11 | via Times News
Tamaqua police have filed charges against an accomplice who served as a lookout for the teen who was caught stealing firefighting equipment at last week's arson. John Hindermeyer, 37, of 225 Pine St., Tamaqua, was charged with conspiracy to commit theft and corruption of a minor in connection with the theft, which took place last Wednesday morning. Comment?
Oct 15, 2015 | via JD Journal
A week ago, Steven Cormier, 57, was a run-of-the-mill lawyer hailing from Pennsylvania. Now he's been arrested for robbing a Wells Faro Bank. Comment?
Oct 14, 2015 | via WFMZ
A Carbon County attorney is behind bars for allegedly stealing nearly $16,000 from a bank in Schuylkill County on Tuesday. Steven M. Cormier, of Nesquehonning, robbed the Wells Fargo Bank inside the Fairlane Village Mall in Norwegian Township with a toy pistol shortly before 11 a.m., according to court documents released Wednesday. Comment?
Oct 13, 2015 | via Times News
According to online court documents, Cormier, 57, of Nesquehoning, was charged Tuesday by state Trooper Chad Smith of the Schuylkill Haven barracks with felony counts of robbery, with a threat of immediate serious injury and robbery, demanding money from a financial institution; 12 felony counts of terroristic threats; felony counts of theft by unlawful taking and receiving stolen property; and a misdemeanor count of possession of instruments of crime. Cormier was arrested shortly after the robbery, which happened at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Wells Fargo Bank in the Fairlane Village Mall, Pottsville. Comment?
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