HARRISBURG, Pa. - Governor Tom Corbett has signed a law increasing the minimum sentence for fleeing the scene of a fatal accident.
The minimum is going from one year up to three years in prison.
"Kevin's Law" is named after a five-year-old who was struck while crossing the street with his family in Wilkes-Barre.
In Reading, Justin Taylor was sentenced last year to a minimum of two years in prison.
Authorities say he fled the scene after fatally striking three-year-old Ja-Lexy Bobet in the area of South 10th and Cotton streets.
Pennsylvania State Police say a missing 6-year-old Connecticut girl and her father - a suspect in a homicide - have been found.Read More »
- State police reveal cost of local police coverage: $600M
- Health department working with Penn State on mumps cases
- Conspiracy charge added against Penn State ex-administrators
- Sunoco building 2 pipelines, not just 1 across Pennsylvania
- Attorney general says costs related to Kane reached $3.6M
- Republicans eye revenue assumptions in Wolf's budget
- Route 222 reopens after crash closed it for nearly six hours Friday
- Safe travels, Ed: A new generation honors the Greatest
- Allentown's Police Athletic League keeping kids on the right track
- Woman loses more than half her body weight after 140-pound mass is removed
- Al Boscov's daughters, lifelong friend to speak at service
- Warm weather in Berks means time for ice cream
- Union Township woman accused of stealing from Parent Teacher Association
- "Mascots for a Cure" get down in Pottstown
- Black Bass Hotel becomes Hollywood movie set
- Family wants justice after hit-and-run leaves woman in critical condition