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Stories with person: Kathleen Kane
  • Civil rights leader, journalist Jerry Mondesire dies at 65 
    Updated: Oct-05-15 4:34 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - Former Philadelphia NAACP president J. Whyatt "Jerry" Mondesire, a longtime civil rights activist, editor and publisher, has died. He was 65.

  • Sandusky wants subpoena power to look into 2011 case leaks 
    Updated: Sep-30-15 6:14 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky wants a judge to let him explore contacts between prosecutors and a judge who oversaw the grand jury that recommended he be charged with child molestation.

  • Kane's promotion of her sister drew ethics chairman's rebuke 
    Updated: Sep-27-15 1:04 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane hired her sister to lead the agency's new child predator unit in 2013, even though her sister had spent the previous five years working on civil cases as a low-level state prosecutor and was out of compliance with her legal training, a newspaper reported Sunday.

  • Pennsylvania death penalty moratorium sparks lively hearing 
    Updated: Sep-10-15 4:00 pm

    PHILADELPHIA - Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's lawyers defended his use of death row reprieves to achieve a moratorium on executions, a promise he made on the campaign trail, while prosecutors challenged its constitutionality at a hearing Thursday before the state Supreme Court.