PA Bill Number: HR525
Title: Recognizing the month of October 2017 as "Domestic Violence Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.
Description: A Resolution recognizing the month of October 2017 as "Domestic Violence Awareness Month" in Pennsylvania.
Last Action: Adopted (191-0)
Last Action Date: Oct 2, 2017
Pennsylvania Self-Defense: Wilkes-Barre Stabbing Called Case of Self-Defense :: 08/12/2017
WILKES-BARRE -- A stabbing in Wilkes-Barre is being called a case of self-defense.
Police say Fernando Bracero was under the influence of something when returned home to North Empire Street and turned violent.
Someone who lives there used a knife to fend him off.
Bracero also hit a police officer several times.
It all happened just before 2 a.m. on Friday.
That man from Wilkes-Barre now faces assault and other charges in Luzerne County.