Recent Crime News
Tuesday Apr 21 | via Philly.com
At least 11 former Episcopal Academy students have come forward to say they were sexually abused decades ago by a teacher there, the school has disclosed, but the accusations are unlikely to be prosecuted. The former fourth-grade teacher, Richard Perkins Smith, 67, of Media, taught at Episcopal's Devon campus from 1970 to 1990 and later served in the school administration. Comment?
Tuesday Apr 21 | via York Dispatch
A decision about whether prosecutors can make public a video that authorities have said shows a Pennsylvania police officer fatally shooting an unarmed man in the back is in the hands of a county judge after a brief hearing on Tuesday. Dauphin County Judge Deborah Curcillo did not indicate when she would rule on an effort by the lawyer for Hummelstown Police Officer Lisa Mearkle to prevent the video's release. Comment?
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