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Judges Reset Bail for Rioters After Protesters Publish Judge’s Address, Petition for Reconsideration

By Trey 4444 comments
Judges Reset Bail for Rioters After Protesters Publish Judge’s Address, Petition for Reconsideration

The bail for felony rioters arrested Monday in downtown Lancaster have been modified.

Initially, Magisterial District Court Judge Bruce Roth set bail for several rioters at $1 million, which many credited with quelling the violent protests in the days that followed but which some decried as excessive.

On Tuesday,…

EXCLUSIVE: LNP Employee Among Those Facing $1M Bail for Felony Rioting, Arson in Lancaster Unrest

By Trey 14704 comments
EXCLUSIVE: LNP Employee Among Those Facing $1M Bail for Felony Rioting, Arson in Lancaster Unrest

Late in the violent riots in downtown Lancaster on Monday, Police charged into the crowd targeting those identified as ringleaders and instigators.

Fourteen were arrested and face $1 million bail, including an employee of LNP | lancasteronline.

Matthew Modderman, 31, was arrested Monday at the 100 block of Prince…

BREAKING: Judge Rules Gov. Wolf, Secretary Levine’s COVID-19 Restrictions Unconstitutional

By Trey 9649 comments
BREAKING: Judge Rules Gov. Wolf, Secretary Levine’s COVID-19 Restrictions Unconstitutional

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s order closing “non-life-sustaining businesses” and his restrictions on gatherings during the COVID-19 pandemic were unconstitutional, U.S. District Judge William Stickman IV ruled Monday.

The decision came in a case in which Butler, Greene, Fayette and Washington counties sued, claiming the emergency shutdown orders by Wolf and under the…

BLM/Antifa Rioters Clash with Police in Lancaster After Police Shoot a Violent Knife-Wielding Felon

By Trey 6385 comments
BLM/Antifa Rioters Clash with Police in Lancaster After Police Shoot a Violent Knife-Wielding Felon

Violence erupted late Sunday night and early Monday morning in downtown Lancaster city, as BLM and antifa clashed with law enforcement near the Lancaster Police headquarters on Chestnut.

More than a 1,000 had gathered in a protest after Lancaster police officers responding to a domestic disturbance call on Sunday afternoon…

There’s a Lot to Unpack Regarding the Impact of COVID-19 Lockdowns on Child Care Centers in PA

By Trey 4269 comments
There’s a Lot to Unpack Regarding the Impact of COVID-19 Lockdowns on Child Care Centers in PA

This is one of those good news/bad news things where practicality comes up against competing principles.

It has to do with professional child care businesses, the Pennsylvania COVID-19 lockdown of businesses, property rights, family trends and more.

Pennsylvania’s already teetering child care industry fears a recent tweak in state