About this blogVeteran courthouse reporter Rick Lee gives some updates and insight into the York County criminal and civil court systems.
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Monthly Archives: June 2012
A majority of the U.S. Supreme Court pointed to “the evolving standards of decency that mark the progress of a maturing society” as part of the reasoning for banning mandatory life sentences without parole for juvenile killers. But the … Continue reading
Pop, I lifted this idea from another writer. He wrote his father – after years of shirts, sweaters and ties for Father’s Day – told his kids, “I can buy my own clothes. Just write me a letter.” Seemed like … Continue reading
Live coverage of the Stephen Stetler corruption trial.
If Ross Crawford did kill Cherylann “Jen” Dowell after years of reported harassment, assaults and attempted arson, how can we not question the judicial system as a whole? After Dowell was found dead Friday, we began to dig into Crawford’s … Continue reading
The York County Truancy Prevention Initiative is asking county employees, employers and area college students to reach out to local youth with their success stories. The best part is you don’t even have to go anywhere. … Continue reading
The pay phones at the York County Judicial Center are back in service It caused some inconvenience to courthouse visitors, who are not allowed to bring cell phones into the courthouse, when they were not working for a couple … Continue reading
For years before becoming an editor, I spent week in and week out sitting in court hearings or standing at crime scenes. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve watched witnesses cry on the stand while recounting their ordeals, … Continue reading
I might be on the York County 911 incident log more than most people. When I’m at work, it’s one page I always have to have up on my computer. If I hear about a crash, flooding or fire, I’m … Continue reading