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Elissa Hill

Pennsylvania Attorney General Establishing Investigative Grand Jury In Centre County

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro is planning to summon an investigating grand jury in Centre County.


Several State College Businesses Closed For Days Following Power Outage

Momotaro, Chronic Town, Five Guys, Little Szechuan, Krishan's Indian Market and Starbucks remained closed Tuesday morning after an electrical system failure in their shared West College Avenue building on Friday.

Former Beta Theta Pi Brother Found Guilty On One Count, Not Guilty On Two Others

A former Beta Theta Pi brother accused of erasing video evidence related to the 2017 death of Penn State fraternity pledge Timothy Piazza was acquitted on two misdemeanor charges and convicted on another by a Centre County jury on Thursday. Braxton Becker was found not guilty of misdemeanor counts of tampering with evidence and obstruction […]

Sandusky Scandal

Attorney General Appeals Decision To Overturn Spanier Conviction

The Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office is asking a federal appellate court to reinstate former Penn State President Graham Spanier’s conviction on a child endangerment charge. A notice filed in federal district court on Wednesday said that prosecutors are appealing to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to overturn U.S. Magistrate Judge Karoline Mehalchick’s decision […]

Greek Life

Trial Begins For Former Beta Theta Pi Brother Accused Of Deleting Video Evidence In Hazing Case

More than two years after the February 2017 death of Penn State fraternity pledge Timothy Piazza at Beta Theta Pi fraternity, the first trial in the case began Tuesday.

Penn State

Cael Sanderson Among This Year’s Penn State Honorary Alumni Award Recipients

Five individuals who are not Penn State graduates but who have worked for the betterment of the university have been named this year's Honorary Alumni Award recipients.

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