Judge spurns Kane's informal request on emails

Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane speaks during a news conference, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015, at the state Capitol in Harrisburg, Pa. Kane said that criminal charges against her are part of an effort by state prosecutors and judges to conceal pornographic and racially insensitive emails they circulated with one another. Kane is charged with leaking grand jury information to a newspaper reporter as payback to a former state prosecutor and then lying about it under oath. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A judge Thursday rejected an informal request from Pennsylvania’s embattled attorney general to authorize the release of pornographic emails that came to light in a scandal she exposed last year.

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