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Intellectual disability advocates die in Pennsylvania truck crash

The death of a couple from a nearby state in Kennett Township, Pennsylvania, has left many mourning. According to reports, the two individuals were advocates for people with intellectual disabilities. They were killed in a truck accident involving their vehicle and a tractor-trailer, just across the Pennsylvania state line outside of Philadelphia.

Driver with suspended license charged in accident

Charges have been made in an accident that occurred on Sept. 14 in Catasauqua, Pennsylvania. According to reports, a man from Bethlehem Township, Pennsylvania, was accused of several crimes stemming from the car crash that happened earlier this year.

Settlement reached for former juvenile offenders

After claiming that their rights were violated by the 'kids-for-cash' case, 1,066 former defendants from Luzerne County Juvenile Court and their parents will split $12.2 million. The settlement is part of a class-action suit against a developer who paid off two judges to place convicted juvenile offenders in for-profit detention center that his firm built.

Woman denied benefits after complications due to workplace injury

What happens when a worker from Pennsylvania is injured on the job, returns after receiving compensation and eventually becomes unable to work due to complications associated with the original injury? According to a recent ruling in another state, that person is ineligible to receive workers' compensation benefits, even though the person's inability to work was related to a previous workplace accident.

How would legalized marijuana use affect Pennsylvania?

After voters in Colorado and Washington approved initiatives legalizing the recreational use of marijuana, officials in Pennsylvania were expectedly quizzical about the possibility of legalized marijuana use in the commonwealth.

Parents seek damages for dead son with wrongful death suit

The death of a 17-year-old male in Pennsylvania has spawned a lawsuit that names several defendants. According to authorities, the 17-year-old died after he was involved as a passenger in a drunk driving accident. The wrongful death suit alleges that a teenage female, her father, the now-18-year-old driver of the vehicle, Nemacolin Woodlands Resort and Nemacolin Woodlands Inc. are responsible for the teen's death. The suit was filed by the parents of the deceased.

Budget director's wife to get probation for DUI, fleeing conviction

Georgina Zogby will avoid jail time and serve probation after being sentenced for a number of criminal offenses stemming from a drunken driving arrest in July 2011. The wife of Pennsylvania Budget Secretary Charles Zogby will spend three years on probation after being convicted for fleeing police and DUI.

Charges filed in nonfatal DUI crash case

A crash in Peters Township, Pennsylvania, left two people injured. The drunk driving accident, which occurred last month, has led to charges recently being filed against the alleged drunk driver. No fatalities were reported, and both drivers involved in the two-vehicle crash survived.

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