Daily Archives: 1, March 23, 2008

Reps. McCall & Argall suggest funding state police out of the state’s General Fund

Getting Around: Update on transportation funds

Sunday, March 23, 2008 By Joe Grata, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The mishmash of news you’ve been reading and hearing about transportation funding has created “March Madness” in Pennsylvania.

The odds aren’t in your favor.

Therefore, “Getting Around” provides a review/update of the confusing situation, believing you care about your wallet, your future, smoother roads, safer bridges and better public transit. Continue reading

Sheriffs, deputies seek more arrest authority

Sheriffs, deputies seek more arrest authority

Published: March 22, 2008 10:45 pm

By KATHY MELLOTT / The Tribune-Democrat
EBENSBURG – Last year, a pair of Cambria County sheriffs deputies serving bench warrants arrested the robber of an East Taylor Township bank as he came out of a convenience store.

State police recognized the two with a good citizenship award Continue reading

SC Trooper accused of racial slur – FBI investigating

Car camera records patrol trooper using racial slur

Associated Press

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – A federal investigation was launched into the South Carolina Highway Patrol after dashboard camera videos showed a trooper using a racial slur and two others ramming their cruisers into fleeing suspects, a prosecutor said Thursday. Continue reading