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Uber has shot to popularity over the past few years as an alternative to driving, using public transportation or taking a cab. However, a recent Penn Live report may bring the rideshare company’s rise to a sudden stop. According to the story, Uber may have a problem with drivers sexually assaulting passengers….

Recently, a grand jury in Altoona, Pennsylvania, released the shocking findings of a two-year investigation. The 147-page report documents the cover up by the Altoona diocese of the molestation and rape of hundreds of children by priests. The statement from Attorney General Kathleen Kane that followed only compounds the horror…

More than 40 Western Pennsylvania men were included on the Boy Scouts “ineligible volunteer files” released recently. Dubbed the “perversion files,” the list includes more than 5,000 people that the Boy Scouts considered abusive and, thus, ineligible to volunteer. It is not, however, a list of the people who have…

Last week, the seemingly inevitable happened. An alleged sexual abuse victim of Penn State’s former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky came forward and filed negligence lawsuits against Sandusky, Penn State and The Second Mile charity. Sandusky started the charity in 1977 and supposedly met many of his alleged victims through the…