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www.hughesforjudge2009.com Richard Hughes is a lifelong resident of Luzerne County. At age 47 he resides in Mountain Top, Pennsylvania with his wife, Ruth, and three children, Callie age 19, Ellen age 17, and Richard IV age 11. He is a graduate of Lafayette College with a BA in Classics and The Washington and Lee University School of Law. Upon graduation from Law School in 1986, Richard returned to Luzerne County to join his father in a law practice that his father had established in 1946, immediately following service in War World II. He and his father practiced together for five years until his fathers death in 1991. During his years of practice with his father he ran a general practice office, handling a wide variety of cases involving real estate, estate planning, estates, domestic relations, and criminal defense. Always a believer in public service, Richard became an attorney for Legal Services of Northeastern Pennsylvania, running the Organizations Hazleton office as it provided legal services at no charge for the Countys indigent population. During his years with Legal Services, he practiced in areas that most commonly affect the poor and fought for the rights of these individuals. He continued his commitment to public service when in 1988 he was appointed Assistant District Attorney for Luzerne County by the Honorable Correale Stevens. He served in that capacity for five years. After 21 years of practicing law, he most recently has returned part-time to the ...
UNIONTOWN (AP) – A Western Pennsylvania pastor jailed and awaiting trial for allegedly trying to inappropriately touch a girl has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on charges involving three more girls.
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (AP) - A western Pennsylvania woman was sentenced to six to 12 years in prison after she was convicted of kidnapping an infant by luring the mother to a suburban motel with a phony story about a commercial photo shoot for disposable diapers.