Monthly Archives: February 2011

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Corbett not planning Wisconsin-like measures against unions

BY BORYS KRAWCZENIUK (STAFF WRITER bkrawczeniuk@ timesshamrock.com)

Published: February 22, 2011

Gov. Tom Corbett has no plans to follow the path of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, whose push to reduce the strength of public employee unions has sparked more than a week of protests in the Midwest state. Continue reading

Corbett says he would sign right-to-work legislation

By Brad Bumsted
TRIBUNE-REVIEW
Tuesday, February 22, 2011
Last updated: 1:58 pm

HARRISBURG — Republican Gov. Tom Corbett would sign right-to-work legislation if the General Assembly sends him a bill, his spokesman said today. Continue reading

18-year state police vet snared

Milton Daily Standard – ‎Feb 18, 2011‎

by the standard Journal LEWISBURG — A state trooper stationed at the Milton barracks was arrested Wednesday on charges he sent a nude and sexually explicit video to what he believed was a 13-year-old girl. Agents from the Attorney General’s Child

New system to find missing persons unveiled by Pa. state police

The Mercury – ‎26 minutes ago‎

By Mercury staff HARRISBURG — A new alert system has been started to help find those with health or age-related issues who go missing in the state. Called the Missing Endangered Person Advisory System, or MEPAS, it is designed to relay information to

Man in custody after deadly shooting

By STEVE SNYDER, BRAD RHEN and LES STEWART
Staff Writers / http://www.ldnews.com/

Updated: 02/11/2011 06:23:18 PM EST

Five state troopers were hailed as heroes Friday after they rescued a 10-year-old girl following the fatal shooting of her mother at their Jackson Township home. Continue reading

Enraged NYPD, FDNY unions cast Bloomberg as greedy ‘liar’ out to ‘steal’ pensions

By Erin Einhorn and Jonathan Lemire
Daily News City Hall Bureau

Wednesday, February 9th 2011, 3:11 PM

The rank-and-file police and fire unions angrily stepped up their attacks on Mayor Bloomberg Wednesday, slamming Hizzoner as a “liar” who is trying to “steal” their pension benefits. Continue reading

State police: Trooper likely froze to death

Republican & Herald – justin strawser – ‎7 hours ago‎

BLOOMSBURG – The death of suspended state police trooper David Alan Lynch was likely due to exposure …

“Detroit cops and firefighters who live in the suburbs will be offered renovated homes in the city for as little as $1,000.”

Mayor Pushing Police To Live In Detroit

February 7, 2011 3:29 PM

DETROIT (WWJ) – These brave women and men already work in the city of Detroit — and now, Mayor Dave Bing wants police officers to live in the city as well. Continue reading

NY fleets of police, other vehicles get scrutiny

Wall Street Journal – ‎6 hours ago‎

AP ALBANY, NY – Gov. Andrew Cuomo publicly rejected $20000 raises for 28 State Police top brass in mid-January, “shocked,” he said, that the bumps were