Family of Port Authority bombing suspect is ‘outraged’ at investigators’ tactics
By Caroll Alvarado
December 11, 2017 | 7:23pm |
The family of the alleged ISIS-inspired Port Authority bomber said they were “heartbroken” by the attack on Monday and blasted law enforcement agencies for what they claimed were heavy-handed tactics by investigators. Continue reading
Judge declines to throw out allegations against state troopers
James Halpin / Published: December 9, 2017
SCRANTON — A federal judge on Friday declined to throw out sexual discrimination and retaliation allegations a state trooper brought against fellow members of the Pennsylvania State Police.
Cpl. Carrie Ann Gula, a 39-year-old West Pittston native, was arrested in 2012 over allegations that she made up a story about her ex-boyfriend attacking her because she was jealous. A jury later acquitted Gula of all charges, but state police still fired her in September 2014 following an internal investigation.
Gula filed the lawsuit in November 2014 alleging her constitutional rights were violated and that her fellow officers engaged in malicious prosecution.
The following characteristics are “protected” by United States federal anti-discrimination law law: