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  • University faculty background checks to be reviewed ...

    Tuesday Dec 11 | via The Pike County Courier 

    By Mark Scolforo Pennsylvania's highest court will decide whether the system of state-owned universities trampled on faculty union rights by unilaterally requiring criminal background checks and reports of arrests for serious crimes within 72 hours. The state Supreme Court this week accepted an appeal by the 14-school State System of Higher Education of a lower-court decision that said schools may only mandate the checks and arrest reports for teachers who are likely to encounter minor children not enrolled as freshmen or prospective students touring campus.

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  • Harrisburg Murder Suspect Arrested in State College

    Thursday Dec 6 | via Statecollege.com 

    Dylan A. Reeves, 20, is charged with murder, tampering with evidence and abuse of a corpse. According to PennLive.com , Harrisburg police were called by Amtrak police after the body of 21-year-old Daniel Kelly was found on Tuesday morning near a PennDOT building in the Greenbelt area.

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  • Magisterial district judge

    Saturday Nov 17 | via Altoona Mirror 

    Lisa M. McDonald, 53, 144 Corle St., State College, charged by state police with false alarm to agency of public safety and disorderly conduct on the 1800 block of Decker Hollow Road, Tyrone, June 1. Jennifer J. Leister, 46, 1358 Pennsylvania Ave., first floor, Tyrone, charged by Tyrone police with DUI and one summary traffic violation at her residence June 6. Antonio J. DiDomenico, 24, 515 Fifth St., Tyrone, charged by Tyrone police with stalking and three counts of harassment on East 16th Street on June 8. Ryan M. Romano, 23, 2057 Clites St., Tyrone, charged by state police with simple assault, recklessly endangering another person, harassment and two summary traffic violations on the 500 block of Vanscoyoc Hollow, Snyder Township, June 19. Zane Seilhamer Jr., 37, 510 E. Caroline Ave., Altoona, charged by Altoona police with hindering apprehension on the 600 block of North Second ... (more)

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  • Officer fatally shoots man in Mississippi

    Nov 11, 2018 | via WKOW-TV 

    Capt. Johnny Poulos said in an emailed statement that the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has been asked to investigate the shooting, which happened Saturday night in Clarksdale. The statement says Clarksdale police officers responding around 9:10 p.m. to a report of a prowler encountered 41-year-old Patrick Bryant of Clarksdale.

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  • Penn State Vigil Honors Victims of Pittsburgh Synago...

    Oct 30, 2018 | via Statecollege.com 

    Penn State Hillel and Chabad of Penn State hosted a vigil Monday night in front of Old Main to honor the memories of 11 people who were killed in a shooting at Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. Leaders of the campus Jewish community, Penn State President Eric Barron and students with direct connections to Tree of Life spoke at the vigil.

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