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Western Pennsylvania Priest Joseph Maurizio Sentenced To Nearly 17 Years For Victimizing Honduran Children In ‘Sex-Tourism’ Mission Trips

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At the end of a criminal trial linked to Tuesday’s report of systematic sexual abuse of children in the Altoona-Johnstown Dioceses and the two bishops responsible for hiding their crimes, the first of approximately 50 Western Pennsylvania priests accused of raping children was sentenced to a long prison term. A 71-year-old Catholic priest in Pennsylvania …

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29 Cadets Thrown Out Of Pennsylvania State Police Academy For Involvement In Cheating Scandal

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According to Pennsylvania State Police commissioner Tyree Blocker, 29 cadets have left the Police Academy in light of a cheating scandal, some were dismissed and some left voluntarily when faced with an internal probe.  Blocker told the media February 4th that a comprehensive investigation was underway after agency staff suspected …

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Police Chief’s Daughter Kathryn Knott Gets 5-10 Months for Anti-Gay Hate Crime in Philadelphia

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At her hate crime sentencing today, the 25-year-old daughter of a suburban police chief, Kathryn Knott received 5-10 months jail time with two years probation in the September 2014 attack by Knott and two friends that left victims, homosexual couple Zachary Hesse and Andrew Haught for dead in Philadelphia’s City Center. …

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