Lawsuit Filed in Sexual Abuse Case

BY CODY BUTLER/PUBLISHED JUNE 17TH, 2019 SCRANTON, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) A lawsuit has been filed in a sexual abuse case involving a former vocational instructor. The Moran Law Group is representing four students who were sexually abused by former Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County automotive instructor, Richard Humphrey. Humphrey pleaded guilty last year admitting he molested up to ten males in

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Victims Claim School Harassed Whistleblowers

BY DAVE BOHMAN/PUBLISHED JUNE 17, 2019 SCRANTON, Pa. — Students sexually assaulted by a vocational school teacher in Scranton thought that school life would get better when that teacher was fired and later went to jail for his crimes, but lawyers for these teens say their problems continued. Eight teenagers who attended the Career Technology Center in

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Two Honors for Attorney Lawrence J. Moran, Sr.

PUBLISHED: MAY 17, 2019 – Prominent Attorney is named to The PA  Board of Law Examiners while also receiving a  rare dual trial certification. It’s been a busy week for Scranton based attorney Lawrence J. Moran, Sr.   The well-known personal injury and criminal lawyer was tapped by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court to serve on the

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Students abused by automotive teacher sue CTC

BY TERRIE MORGAN-BESECKER / PUBLISHED: FEBRUARY 5, 2019 – Seven juveniles who allege they were molested by a former automotive technology teacher at the Career Technology Center of Lackawanna County have put the center and several school districts on notice they plan to sue. In a coordinated filing, four attorneys separately representing the youths filed

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Drug Charges Withdrawn Plea Is Entered For Summary Offenses in Judge’s Son’s Case

BY JOSEPH KOHUT, STAFF WRITER / PUBLISHED: JANUARY 12, 2019 SCRANTON — Drug charges filed against the son of Lackawanna County Judge Thomas Munley were withdrawn in court Friday and the 19-year-old instead pleaded guilty to two summary offenses. Logan Munley appeared in Central Court on Friday morning for a scheduled preliminary hearing. He pleaded

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Autistic children abused in Pa. classroom to get $5 million to settle federal lawsuit

ALLENTOWN, Pa. –  ALLENTOWN, Pa. (AP) — The families of seven autistic students who were abused by their teacher in a northeastern Pennsylvania classroom have agreed to a $5 million settlement of their federal lawsuit. Former special education teacher Susan Wzorek pleaded no contest to reckless endangerment and spent six weeks in prison in 2005

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GM Settles with Family of Crash Victim

It’s been more than a year since a 25-year-old man lost his here on a highway in Lackawanna County. Now we know his family is settling it’s lawsuit with General Motors. Attorneys say the ignition in Jimmy Miller’s GM vehicle shut off while the young man was traveling along the Casey Highway near Carbondale. He

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Scranton Family Gets Victim Compensation For Deadly GM Crash

SCRANTON — A family in Lackawanna County who lost a daughter in a car crash four years ago is among those receiving a settlement from American auto-maker General Motors. General Motors has begun compensating the victims of crashes tied to faulty ignition switches in certain GM models after recalling those 2.6 million vehicles earlier this

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Former Scranton school teacher accused of abusing students

The parents of seven emotional support students in the Scranton School District claim a former teacher abused their children and possibly others, according to court records. Larry Moran Sr., attorney for the parents, said the teacher, Maggie McAndrew, physically, emotionally and verbally abused students in her class at the Charles Sumner Elementary School during the

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Teacher Sentenced for Assaulting Students

SCRANTON, Pa. —  A former teacher in Lackawanna County was sentenced Tuesday to almost a year in jail for molesting close to a dozen of his students. The former automotive tech teacher at the Lackawanna County Career Technology Center was sent to jail after a sentencing hearing in Scranton. Richard Humphrey of West Wyoming was

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