Articles by Mark Scolforo

Anti-Hazing Law in Penn State Student’s Name Goes to Governor

Stricter criminal penalties for hazing will soon become Pennsylvania law under legislation inspired by the death of a Penn State student that cleared its final hurdle on October 15, 2018. The Senate voted unanimously for a bill named for a …

Anti-Hazing Law in Penn State Student’s Name Goes to Governor

Stricter criminal penalties for hazing will soon become Pennsylvania law under legislation inspired by the death of a Penn State student that cleared its final hurdle Monday. The Senate voted unanimously for a bill named for a fraternity pledge who …

Sprawling Penn State Hazing Death Case Grinds Through Courts

The sprawling criminal case against former members of a Penn State fraternity over the death of a pledge last year is about to pick up steam with yet another preliminary hearing on the horizon, as well as the first sentencing. …

Regulators Issue Split Ruling on Gas Pipelines Near Philadelphia

Pennsylvania utility regulators voted to let a pipeline resume transporting liquid fuels, reversing an administrative law judge’s order, but they also upheld a halt to construction of two other pipelines in the Philadelphia suburbs. The Public Utility Commission voted 3-2 …

Doctor Says Penn State Pledge May Have Lived if Help Was Called Sooner

A forensic pathologist testified that injuries killing a Penn State fraternity pledge last year might not have been fatal if fraternity members had summoned help more quickly. Dr. Harry Kamerow took the stand in a preliminary hearing to determine if …

Doctor Says Penn State Pledge May Have Lived If Help Was Called Sooner

A forensic pathologist testified Friday that injuries that killed a Penn State fraternity pledge last year might not have been fatal if fraternity members had summoned help more quickly. Dr. Harry Kamerow took the stand in a preliminary hearing to …

Massive Pennsylvania Gas Pipeline Project to Resume; Sunoco Fined $12M

Sunoco has agreed to a $12.6 million fine over problems with a massive natural gas pipeline project, but work will resume under a consent agreement, Pennsylvania regulators said. The Department of Environmental Protection said Sunoco Pipeline has made changes since …

Massive Pennsylvania Gas Pipeline Project to Resume; Sunoco Fined $12M

Sunoco has agreed to a $12.6 million fine over problems with a massive natural gas pipeline project, but work will resume under a consent agreement, Pennsylvania regulators said. The Department of Environmental Protection said Sunoco Pipeline has made changes since …

Penn State Settles Suit Over Alleged Sandusky Abuse in 2007

Penn State has settled a lawsuit by a man who claimed former university assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky molested him in a car in 2007, when the man was about 14 years old. The settlement notice was posted on the …

Penn State Settles Suit Over Alleged Sandusky Abuse in 2007

Penn State has settled a lawsuit by a man who claimed former university assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky molested him in a car in 2007, when the man was about 14 years old. The settlement notice was posted Monday on …