Allegheny County Courthouse

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Penguins’ Fans Excited Heading Into Stanley Cup Playoffs

The regular season is over, and the Penguins begin their quest for the Stanley Cup tonight when they host bitter, cross-state rivals the Philadelphia Flyers at CONSOL Energy Center.


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Child Rape Suspect Lunges At Victim In Courtroom

Warren Keith, 35, was in court to finalize a plea agreement. He was being escorted out of the courtroom when he jumped on a row of people.


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Suspicious Package Found In Downtown Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Bomb Squad is investigating a suspicious package that was found downtown Friday morning.


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Police Officers React To Poplawski Death Sentence

After the death penalty verdict was read for Richard Poplawski, more than 100 police officers cheered for the jurors and Judge Jeffrey Manning in the courtyard of the Allegheny County Courthouse.


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Police Officers React Following Poplawski Verdict

It was just after 7:30 p.m. Saturday when word spread that the jury in the trial of Richard Poplawski had reached a verdict.


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Poplawski’s Mother Emotional After Verdict

It has been a week of intense emotions at the Allegheny County Courthouse during the trial of Richard Poplawski, who was convicted Saturday in the deaths of three police officers. As the verdict came down, Poplawski’s mother, Margaret, was thrown out of the courtroom.


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DNA Evidence Introduced In Poplawski Trial

During the fifth day of testimony in the case against accused cop killer Richard Poplawski, a DNA expert testified that the defendant’s DNA ties him to the shotgun that was used during the shooting that claimed the lives of three Pittsburgh police officers.


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Forensic Pathologist Testifies, More Photos Shown To Jury

Testimony continues today at the Allegheny County Courthouse in the trial for the man accused in a standoff and shooting that claimed the lives of three Pittsburgh police officers.


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Trial Set To Begin For Man Accused In Deaths Of 3 Officers

After more than two years, the trial for the man charged in the fatal shooting of three Pittsburgh police officers during a standoff in Stanton Heights began Monday morning.


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Trial For Accused Cop Killer Expected To Be Costly

For the first time in recent memory at the Allegheny County Courthouse, a video feed will be used in a second courtroom in addition to the seating in the trial courtroom so that overflow crowds can see the Richard Poplawski case.


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Fans Gear Up For Game With Rally & Playoff Party

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Black & Gold fever is sweeping across Pittsburgh as fans get geared up for Saturday’s much-anticipated AFC Divisional Playoff game against the Baltimore Ravens. There’s plenty going on to get the […]


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McKeesport Officer Resigns After Arrest

MCKEESPORT (KDKA) — A McKeesport police officer has resigned from the force after being arrested for allegedly stealing a house key and using it to enter a home. Officer Vernon Andrews Jr., was charged Tuesday […]


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Bomb Threat Disrupts Operations At Courthouse

A bomb threat disrupted operations at the Allegheny County Courthouse and the Municipal Courts Building for about an hour and a half Monday morning. Allegheny County Sheriff William Mullen said an anonymous caller placed a […]



Best Buildings To See On Foot In The ‘Burgh

If you’re walking around downtown, you may notice some historic buildings. Executive Director of the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation, Louise Sturgess, and Al Tanner compiled a list of the top five buildings you can see on foot in Pittsburgh!

CBS Pittsburgh–11/05/2010