Monthly Archives: March 2012

Youth Aid Panels need volunteers

The York County Juvenile Probation Department is seeking volunteers for its Youth Aid Panel Program. The court-sanctioned panels are made up of community members who interview first-time youthful offenders charged with summary and misdemeanor violations in an attempt to dispense … Continue reading

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Will life go on for juvenile lifers?

The U.S. Supreme Court will hear argument March 20 in two cases over life without parole sentences for juvenile killers. According to briefs filed in those cases, there are 73 people serving life sentences in the United States for murders … Continue reading

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So, you think your ARD case was expunged?

Daily Record reporter Emily Opilo was working on a story about York city council members with criminal backgrounds. Emily apparently has become the go-to reporter for people snitching on office holders with something to hide in their backgrounds. I had … Continue reading

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I’m sorry, Aunt Lilly

I’m sorry for calling you a killer all of these years. I was writing a story recently about the murder arraignment of a woman accused of¬† fatally dosing her grandmother’s chili with morphine to cover the fact,¬†police say, she had … Continue reading

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