West Virginia senator calls for Tom Marino's drug czar nomination to be withdrawn

Following a Washington Post/60 Minutes investigation on a law pushed by Pennsylvania Congressman Tom Marino that hinders some drug enforcement actions, several Senate Democrats pushed back against that law and Marino’s nomination as federal drug czar. Asked Monday about that report — which said… Source: Morningcall

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Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, held captive for five years, pleads guilty in connection with disappearance

Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who vanished in Afghanistan and spent five years in brutal captivity before the United States recovered him in a controversial prisoner swap, pleaded guilty Monday in an Army courtroom to two crimes in connection with his disappearance. Bergdahl, 31, entered the pleas to… Source: Morningcall

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Judge to announce Wednesday if Jerry Sandusky gets new sex abuse trial

A Pennsylvania judge said Monday he will announce later this week whether to grant former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky a new trial or throw out child sexual abuse convictions against him. Judge John Foradora posted an announcement online Monday that said he will issue an order… Source: […]

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Trump: We'll 'be looking into' report that drug czar nominee helped weaken DEA

President Donald Trump said “we’re going to be looking into” a report about Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., his drug czar nominee, in the wake of a Washington Post/”60 Minutes” investigation that found the lawmaker helped steer legislation that made it harder for the government to take some enforcement… Source: Morningcall

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Grammy-nominated power trio and R&B singer, 'Daily Show' correspondent announced for Musikfest Cafe

A power trio that this year was nominated for a Grammy Award this year, a correspondent on Comedy Central’s “Daily Show” and a Grammy-nominated R&B singer who has backed up Van Morrison have scheduled shows at Musikfest Café at ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem, it was just announced. The Record Company,… […]

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