Student Struck by Car
Governor Corbett signed “Rocco’s Law yesterday. The law is named after a police dog that was killed earlier this year while apprehending a suspect. The law makes the penalties stiffer for anyone who seriously injures or killed a police dog or horse. The penalty is now a second degree felony that comes with up to 10 years in prison and a $25,000 fine.
The State College Borough Public Works Department will begin street maintenance on
Penn State President Erick Barron appointed two new task forces for the university aimed to help two major campus issues. Barron appointed more than a dozen administrators to a Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Task Force. The Penn State President wants the university to go beyond Title IX compliance and becomes a leader in the prevention of sexual assault investigations. Barron also appointed a Health Care Task force which will work to improve employee health and better communication changes.
PennDOT, the Pennsylvania State Police and local police are partnering to make your holiday weekend safer through enforcement targeted at motorists who are impaired by drugs or alcohol. Enforcement will include checkpoints and roving patrols. Last year, there were 256 crashes during the July 4th holiday period resulting in 11 fatalities.
Fish for Free
Today is the second and final Fish for Free Day this year in