Clearfield – Clearfield County President Judge Frederic Ammerman expressed some frustration with several plea agreements offered by the district attorney’s office during sentencing court on Monday. Two of the cases involved defendants from Falls Creek and DuBois who allegedly threatened others with a gun, and... Read More.
Pittsburgh – A 57-year-old Reynoldsville man faces five to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to drug trafficking in Clearfield and Jefferson Counties. According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, James Williams Jr. pleaded guilty to conspiracy to distribute and possession with intent to distribute... Read More.
Clearfield – A contractor pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking tens of thousands of dollars from a Clearfield County couple for a home improvement project he never started. According to court documents, 36-year-old Gregory Deangelo was paid $33,500 in October 2020, and another $24,000 in November... Read More.
(KANSAS CITY, Mo.) -- The family of the girl who was critically injured in a car crash last year involving former Kansas City Chiefs assistant coach Britt Reid slammed prosecutors for agreeing to a plea deal in exchange for a lower prison sentence. Reid, 37,... Read More.
INDIANA - A 54-year-old Indiana County man has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting a minor several times. According to the District Attorney’s Office, Michael Stiles of Smicksburg admitted guilt to all charges filed against him in April. Stiles is jailed in the Indiana County Prison. His sentencing... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A federal judge in West Virginia on Tuesday rejected the plea deals of Jonathan Toebbe, a former nuclear engineer for the U.S. Navy, and his wife Diana, because she said they did not allow for enough prison time. Jonathan Toebbe's plea agreement... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Ukraine's first lady Olena Zelenska, highlighting the civilian victims of war in her country, implored Congress to provide additional weapons and air defense systems to Ukraine as Russia's invasion heads into its sixth month. "You help us and your help is very strong,"... Read More.
After meeting with President Joe Biden, Academy Award-winning actor Matthew McConaughey, a native of Uvalde, Texas, made a passionate plea for gun reform at Tuesday's White House press briefing as Congress considers new legislation this week. McConaughey, noting he is a gun owner, offered extensive... Read More.
Clearfield – In Clearfield County Court on Monday, a DuBois man entered a guilty plea to inappropriately touching a 9-year-old girl he was babysitting. The man, 56-year-old Cletus Ripple, was sentenced to nine months to 18 months in the county jail and four years consecutive probation. Ripple... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Federal prosecutors on Friday secured a second guilty plea and cooperation deal with a member of the Oath Keepers militia group charged in the government's seditious conspiracy case stemming from the Jan. 6 assault on the U.S. Capitol. Brian Ulrich, of Guyton, Georgia, admitted... Read More.