In 2016, 46 children lost their lives as a result of abuse, the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services reported. Incidences of suspected child abuse or neglect should be reported to the DHS by calling 1-800-932-0313.
Ferguson Township police have become the first municipality in the Centre Region to use both body and vehicle cameras in interactions with the public. These cameras will help protect both citizens and officers, Chief Chris Albright said.
Former Beta Theta Pi brother Ryan Burke pleaded guilty to charges of hazing in relation to the death of Beta pledge Timothy Piazza in February 2017. Burke's attorney, Philip Masorti, said his client extended his condolences to the Piazza family.
Spring Township police in Centre County, Pa., arrested a female driver on May 2, 2018, after she crashed into a gas pump in front of a police cruiser. The driver was taken in on suspicion of driving under the influence.
Pa. Attorney General Josh Shapiro, on May 1, 2018, discusses differences in charges against former Beta Theta Pi fraternity members being pursued by his office and those originally filed by former Centre County District Attorney Stacy Parks Miller.
The Centre County community, including state representatives, municipal leaders and more, gathered at New Leaf Initiative in State College Monday to recognize the Centre County 4-H Robotics team and their championship win in April.
Salmonella causes about 1.2 million illnesses and 450 deaths in the U.S. every year, according to the CDC. The bacteria is typically transmitted through contaminated food, but some simple preventative measures can keep you from getting sick.