PITTSBURGH - Two Western Pennsylvania men are among the plaintiffs in a class action suit that accuses one of the top banking companies in the world of establishing an illegal racketeering scheme that allowed it to make millions in kickbacks while taking minimum risk as an investor in mortgage insurance companies.
HARRISBURG - After months of chipping away, the last gasps of the harshly punitive consent decree between NCAA and Penn State University have been snuffed out after the inter-collegiate athletics governing body agreed to restore the football team's record under Coach Joe Paterno's leadership and allow the proceeds from the $60 million fine to remain in Pennsylvania programs.
FAIRFAX, Va. - The National Rifle Association has made good on its pledge to file suits against Pennsylvania municipalities that refused to repeal local gun laws that it says violate state laws by filing civil actions against the cities of Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Lancaster in their respective county courts of common pleas.
PHILADELPHIA - A former auto salesman claims that his reporting of sexual harassment by his female supervisor led the dealership owner and the woman's father to retaliate with the wrongful termination of the plaintiff, according to a discrimination suit filed at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.
HARRISBURG - The three weeks it took to propose, pass and sign legislation designed to prevent convicted felons from making public remarks that could cause the families of victims mental anguish have left too many unanswered questions, according to a federal lawsuit filed at the District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania by several media and civil rights organizations.