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Stories with organization: Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office
  • Kane, supporters mobilizing against effort to force her out 
    Updated: Aug-31-15 7:44 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Attorney General Kathleen Kane has retained a lawyer to look into disciplinary matters for her, the lawyer said Monday as her supporters mobilized against perceived efforts to force her out of office as she fights criminal charges.

  • Avenue to suspend Kane's law license could spark legal fight 
    Updated: Aug-29-15 9:13 am

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - With Attorney General Kathleen Kane battling criminal charges and increasingly isolated from Pennsylvania's legal and law enforcement communities, many eyes have turned to whether the state's highest court will invoke a rarely-used sanction to quickly suspend her law license.

  • Pennsylvania attorney general links adversaries, conspiracy story has photos
    Updated: Aug-27-15 1:35 am

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania's embattled attorney general got part of what she wanted when court officials unsealed papers in which she accuses two former state prosecutors of concocting the criminal case against her because she was threatening to reveal their proclivity for pornography.

  • The Latest: Philly DA reviews employees' role in pornography emails 
    Updated: Aug-26-15 6:19 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The latest on grand jury documents being unsealed related to the investigation against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane (all times local):

  • Document: Kane received sensitive emails on personal account story has photos
    Updated: Aug-26-15 5:22 pm

    NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania - Pennsylvania's top prosecutor received sensitive emails from aides about news coverage of her office on personal accounts, preventing investigators from seeing many of her responses, according to a document obtained Wednesday by The Associated Press.

  • Pennsylvania's attorney general is ordered to stand trial 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 8:55 pm

    NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania - The state's attorney general on Monday was ordered to stand trial on charges she leaked secret grand jury information to embarrass a rival prosecutor.

  • The Latest: State's top prosecutor ordered to stand trial 
    Updated: Aug-24-15 5:38 pm

    NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania - The latest from the preliminary hearing for Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane (all times local):

  • 2nd lawmaker declares bid for top Pennsylvania prosecutor 
    Updated: Aug-20-15 1:25 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A third-term state representative from the Philadelphia suburbs is declaring his candidacy for Pennsylvania attorney general.

  • Ethics complaint filed against Pennsylvania attorney general 
    Updated: Aug-18-15 3:46 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - A citizen activist filed an ethics complaint Tuesday against the state's attorney general, accusing her of creating a conflict of interest by using government resources while she fights criminal charges.

  • Attorney general aide facing suspension still 'under review' 
    Updated: Aug-14-15 4:41 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - The Pennsylvania Attorney General's office says it's still reviewing the status of a top aide who faces suspension after being charged with snooping on emails to help his boss keep tabs on a grand jury investigation.

  • Excerpts from AG Kane's statement on charges against her 
    Updated: Aug-12-15 6:26 pm

    Highlights from statement issued Wednesday by Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane, who has been charged with perjury, conspiracy and other counts for allegedly leaking secret grand jury information to embarrass a critic, and lying about it under oath.

  • Attorney general's aide pleads not guilty to email snooping story has photos
    Updated: Aug-11-15 6:32 pm

    NORRISTOWN, Pennsylvania - A former small-town police chief who became one of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane's closest confidants pleaded not guilty Tuesday to a charge he snooped on emails to help her keep tabs on a grand jury investigation that has threatened to end her career.

  • State law lays out succession process if Kane steps down 
    Updated: Aug-06-15 2:14 pm

    HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - State Attorney General Kathleen Kane says she will not resign while criminal charges against her are pending but, if she changes her mind, the process of choosing a successor is spelled out clearly in state law.