Daily Archives: 1, November 21, 2017

African American Arrested In Pennsylvania Police Officers Murder

Manhunt ends with capture of New Kensington police murder suspect at Pittsburgh home

Rahmael Holt

Rahmael Holt 

Police say Rahmael Holt is charged with fatally shooting New Kensington Police Officer Brian Shaw after running from a car during an attempted traffic stop.

Updated: 6:14 PM EST Nov 21, 2017

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After a four-day manhunt involving several local and federal law enforcement departments, the suspect in the shooting death of New Kensington Police Officer Brian Shaw was taken into custody without incident early Tuesday morning. Continue reading

African American is accused of shooting and critically wounding State Police Cpl. Seth Kelly

Pennsylvania State Police shooting: ‘Please don’t let me die,’ trooper …

Daniel Clary

Daniel Clary is accused of shooting and critically wounding state police Cpl. Seth Kelly on Route 33 on Nov. 7.

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Daniel Clary is accused of shooting and critically wounding state police Cpl. Seth Kelly on Route 33 on Nov. 7. (Northampton County Prison …

Northampton County District Attorney John Morganelli accused state police of an “arrogant” and “outrageous” attempt to avoid scrutiny.

Judge sharply criticizes Pennsylvania state police over bid to suppress grand jury report

Riley Yates Contact Reporter Of The Morning Call

November 17, 2017

A Northampton County judge lit into the Pennsylvania State Police on Friday over its bid to suppress an upcoming grand jury report on trooper-involved shootings, accusing the agency of seeking to silence criticism.

In contentious questioning, President Judge Stephen Baratta repeatedly expressed exasperation over a request by state police: that the county’s grand jury be barred from issuing a report expected to pan the agency’s longtime practice of investigating its own when troopers fatally shoot suspects.

“You’re saying no one is allowed to tell the state police what to do,” Baratta told Richard Zack, the attorney for state police. Continue reading