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Can I get into trouble for calling an ambulance for someone who is drunk or has overdosed?

Under Pennsylvania's medical amnesty law, if a person in good faith calls and believes he or she is the first to call 911, the police, an ambulance, or campus security, and also gives their name and stays with the person to prevent that person's death or serious injury, the caller is immune from prosecution for consumption or possession of alcohol or drugs.

6000 federal prisoners to be released

Near the end of this month, nearly 6000 federal drug offenders will be released from prison. According to the Wall Street Journal, eventually nearly 40,000 prisoners will be released.

More criminal charges for fraternity hazing

At the University Of Alabama, five fraternity members were arrested on charges of hazing. The fraternity involved was Phi Gamma Delta and sanctions have been placed against the fraternity, prohibiting them from any social events or activities involving new members.

A rise in car accidents

According to the National Safety Council, there was a 14% increase in fatal motor vehicle accidents in the first half of 2015. Contributing to the rise in collisions was the low price of gas, bad weather, and an increase in economic activity, which translates to more drivers on the road.

Suspension of driver's license for drug convictions

In Pennsylvania, if a person is convicted of any offense involving the possession, sale, delivery, or giving away of any controlled substance, such as marijuana, cocaine, or heroin, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDoT) will suspend that person's driver's license.

Underage drinking penalties

A person is charged with underage drinking, often referred to an "underage" or "minor's law violation," there are several types of penalties. For a first offense, the fine is up to $500. With any second or subsequent offense, the maximum fine jumps to $1000.

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