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    Derry Twp positive ticket program

    The Derry Township Police Department will be starting the second year of the “Positive Ticket Program,” which runs from Memorial Day through Labor Day. During this time period, officers will be handing out positive tickets to adolescents in the community who are observed doing something right. Each ticket comes with a certificate for a small treat at a local establishment. At the end of the summer season, a handful of random tickets will be drawn as grand-prize winners. These grand-prize […]

  • Auditor General says Public School Employee Retirement System must work harder to reduce fees, improve operations

    HARRISBURG, PA — Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said today his performance audit of the Public School Employees’ Retirement System (PSERS) found the need for legislative reform and operational improvements that include drastically reducing the amount of investment fees paid. The 151-page audit report, which covers July 1, 2013 to March 31, 2017, includes 17 findings on six issues and makes 37 recommendations — 26 directed at PSERS, 10 directed at the General Assembly and one for the governor’s Office of […]

  • Tylenol makers to pay $33 million in settlement

    Pennsylvania will receive $1.4 million as co-leader of national settlement of allegations that contaminated drugs were distributed throughout the country HARRISBURG — Announcing an effort led by Pennsylvania, Attorney General Josh Shapiro said today his office and 42 other Attorneys General have reached a $33 million settlement with McNeil-PPC, Inc., the maker of Tylenol, to resolve allegations that the company distributed contaminated over-the-counter drugs and unlawfully promoted its products. The settlement with McNeil, previously a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, […]

  • First Deputy AG speaks on ethics & integrity at National Attorneys General Conference

    HARRISBURG — Today, First Deputy Attorney General Michelle Henry will deliver a presentation at a national gathering on how the Office of Attorney General is taking steps to ensure ethics and integrity are top priorities under Attorney General Josh Shapiro. First Deputy AG Henry will deliver today’s presentation on the Office of Attorney General’s ethics and integrity plan at a conference of the National Association of Attorneys General’s top deputies and senior personnel in New Orleans, LA. “As I promised […]

  • GIANT/MARTIN’S alerts customers to voluntary recall of Brightfarms Packaged Produce

    Carlisle, PA – Following a recall by BrightFarms, GIANT Food Stores, LLC and MARTIN’S Food Markets announced it removed from sale BrightFarms packaged produce due to the potential presence of metal as a result of construction at BrightFarms’ Elkwood, Virgina greenhouse farm. The recall includes the below packaged salad products with dates on the package of: 5/22/17, 5/23/17, 5/24/17, 5/25/17, 5/26/17. ● BrightFarms Baby Spinach (4 oz. package) ● BrightFarms Spring Mix (4 oz. and 8 oz. package) ● BrightFarms […]

  • Engineer on Amtrak Train 188 surrenders to Office of Pennsylvania Attorney General and Philadelphia Police

    PHILADELPHIA — Brandon Bostian, the engineer of the Amtrak 188 train involved in the deadly crash in Philadelphia on May 12, 2015, surrendered to the Office of the Attorney General and the Philadelphia police department at 10:30 am today. A preliminary arraignment will take place at the 9th Police District in Center City, where Bostian was charged with 8 counts of involuntary manslaughter, one count of causing or risking a catastrophe and numerous counts of reckless endangerment. The charges against […]

  • Honest Company recalls wipes for mold

    The Honest Company is voluntarily recalling certain lots of Wipes. This product is distributed in the United States and Canada in the following configurations: 10 count packages, UPC 0817810011276, 0816645024079, 0817810011276 72 count packages, UPC 0817810011863, 7000000011863, 0816645023584, 0816645023591 288 count packages, UPC 0817810014680 576 count packages, UPC 0817810028540 Please note that wipes are also included in Honest Diaper Cakes, Baby Basics Gift Set and Baby Arrival Gift Set. Certain lots of these Wipes are being voluntarily recalled due to […]

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    State Police, PennDOT promote seat belt safety enforcement, child seat inspections

    Harrisburg, PA – Ahead of the Memorial Day weekend and busy summer travel season, the Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) and the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will partner with municipal police departments statewide during the national “Click it or Ticket” seat-belt enforcement mobilization through June 4. As part of the enforcement, Pennsylvania State Police and local departments will join agencies across the eastern half of the United States for a border-to-border initiative beginning May 22 to provide increased seat-belt enforcement […]

  • Reentry Council aims to help former inmates successfully reenter communities

    Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf and Attorney General Josh Shapiro, along with members of the governor’s cabinet and legislators, today announced the launch of the Pennsylvania Reentry Council (PRC), created to educate the public, members of law enforcement and criminal justice, and policymakers on why supporting prisoner reentry efforts is essential to reducing crime and violence. The council will provide a forum for the sharing of best practices on reentry and will help to identify barriers to successful reentry […]