Pennsylvania could save a projected $5.2 million a year in maintenance costs with the proposed sale of 13 surplus properties. 

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A lockdown is in its second day at a southwestern Pennsylvania state prison where officials say inmates have attacked staff members twice in the last two weeks.

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Wednesday, 08 August 2012 21:10

Cleeves at Franklin County Jail

The Franklin County man charged with killing three people in Quincy Township on July 20th is now back in Franklin County after being in Ohio.

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George M. Leader is again popping up his head politically.

On Nov. 15, 1954, the cover of America's leading newsmagazine carried a photo of a grinning George M. Leader with his hands clasped in victory over his head.

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The state is broke and the state corrections system is broken, but the latter is in the midst of a fix, Pennsylvania's top jailer said Sunday.

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HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania could save tens of millions of dollars a year by keeping low-level offenders out of the prison system and instead reserving state prison beds for criminals convicted of the most serious crimes and serving longer terms, consultants said in a report released today.

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