23, Jul 2014 - Schuylkill, PA Schuylkill Products CEO sentenced to 7 years for fraud
HARRISBURG (AP) — The former president and part-owner of a northeastern Pennsylvania construction company has been sentenced to seven years in prison on charges he defrauded a federal program designed to increase minority participation in...
23, Jul 2014 - Supreme Court Justice Alito denies Schuylkill clerk's bid on gay marriage
WASHINGTON — U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito on Wednesday denied a request from a Schuylkill County clerk who was seeking a stay of a lower court decision that had allowed gay marriage to go into effect in Pennsylvania.
23, Jul 2014 - Schuylkill clerk goes to the top Same-sex marriage ruling appealed to Supreme Court
Undaunted by two failed attempts to stop same sex marriage in Pennsylvania, one Schuylkill County official is now asking the U.S. Supreme Court to halt the weddings.
23, Jul 2014 - Schuylkill County register of wills appeals same-sex marriage setback to U.S. Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court is the next step for the effort by Schuylkill County Register of Wills and Clerk of the Orphans' Court Theresa Santai-Gaffney pertaining to same-sex marriage in Pennsylvania.
23, Jul 2014 - Schuylkill County clerk asks Supreme Court to halt gay marriage in Pennsylvania
A Schuylkill County clerk has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to suspend a federal ruling that allows gay couples to marry in Pennsylvania.
23, Jul 2014 - Federal court rejects Schuylkill clerk's marriage equality challenge
In a two-sentence order, a federal appeals court ended a Schuylkill County official's effort to appeal the decision ending Pennsylvania's ban on gay marriage.
01, Apr 2014 - Schuylkill, PA Rare coroner's inquest seeks to find out how inmate died
Because cameras aren't usually allowed in Pennsylvania courtrooms, it's a legal drama not typically seen on TV for a case that's anything but typical. It's called a coroner's inquest. Think more preliminary hearing than trial. If you've never heard of a coroner's inquest don't feel bad; the last time one happened in Schuylkill County was more than a decade ago, 15 years to be exact. The jury ...