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PennLive Editor Joyce Davis said criminals may be justified in running from police to survive

“We don’t know what a police officer may have said to someone who decides to take a chance and run. They may think they have to run to have a chance to survive,” Davis posted on social media.

Alex Peterson of ABC27 was harassed by John Weaver, founder of the Lincoln Project

John Weaver, a longtime political operative and co-founder of the Lincoln Project, made sexual overtures to young men, sometimes offering to help them get work in politics.

TV news anchor Kyle Rogers calls ABC27 reporter the male version of a “Karen” on Twitter

Karen is a mocking slang term for an entitled, obnoxious, middle-aged white woman. (Dictionary.com)

Lt. Gov. Fetterman defamed a Muslim family as Islamophobic on national TV after “Twitter war”

Fetterman accused Sean Guay of engaging in “Islamophobic dog whistling” in an interview with Pittsburgh Action News 4, attorney Marc Scaringi said.
“Our families don’t deserve to have to defend themselves against these attacks from the Lt. Governor,” said Guay.

Lt. Gov Twitter war spills over into competing TV news outlets: ABC27 vs. FOX43 – Who Reported First?

Local news anchors are at odds over who first reported that Lt. Governor John Fetterman unwittingly sparked an ongoing Twitter war this month.

No negative publicity? Local media PennLive, theBurg have financial ties to Mayor Papenfuse

A group of citizens in Allison Hill have raised concerns about the mayor’s financial ties to the owner of theBurg, and his cozy relationship with Pennlive’s opinion editor. 

Director of Finance responds to allegations against City of Harrisburg in federal lawsuit

Bruce Weber, Director of Finance & Budget for the City of Harrisburg, quickly dismissed any hint of a looming settlement by the city. “I’d rather have the courts adjudicate. That’s what they are there for. Due process.”

FBI investigating evidence against Harrisburg Mayor in real estate, abuse of power scandal: Federal Lawsuit

An FBI investigation related to corruption of Harrisburg officials has hamstrung the efforts of the city’s legal team to have the lawsuit dismissed.

Trump-hating mayor uses codes enforcement to attack republican voter in Harrisburg, PA: Lawsuit

The city resident at the center of the federal lawsuit who had his life threatened by the senior advisor to Mayor Papenfuse was repeatedly targeted and excessively fined by city codes enforcement for politically motivated reasons, the lawsuit alleges.

Harrisburg Mayor Papenfuse named in federal lawsuit for alleged real estate scheme involving tax sale

HRA initiated neighborhood rezoning which created land use restrictions, increased taxes, and other financial burdens, with the end goal to eventually take over real estate parcels at a fraction of market value through tax sales using straw buyers.