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Twins’ Mother Facing Charges In Deadly Fire

The mother of 3-year-old twin boys killed earlier this month in a fire at their North Braddock home is now facing charges in connection with the case.

01/18/2013

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Former Zoo Employee Weighs In On Tragedy

A former Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium employee who has been interviewed by police in this month’s deadly accident at the African Painted Dog exhibit is speaking out about safety.

11/28/2012

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D.A. Will Not File Charges Against Mother In Zoo Tragedy

The Allegheny County District Attorney said he will not pursue criminal charges against a woman whose son was killed at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium earlier this month. However, District Attorney Stephen Zappala said he is investigating possible criminal negligence against the Zoo.

11/28/2012

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Couple Accused In Abuse Case Allowed To Visit Biological Children

Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala on Tuesday explained the prosecutor’s office concern about child visitation in the case of a couple accused of child abuse.

10/16/2012

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DA Preparing To Try Armored Truck Heist As State Homicide Case

He’s accused of stealing more than $2 million and shooting and killing his co-worker, but Ken Konias says it all happened in self-defense. Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala held a news conference today on the case following Konias’ arrest earlier this week in Florida.

04/26/2012

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District Attorney Voices Concerns About Local Club

Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala has new concerns about a local club where a shooting took place two weekends ago. On Tuesday, Zappala and Pittsburgh City Solicitor Dan Regan went to Club Zen in Station Square in anticipation of a meeting tomorrow with the owners.

11/01/2011

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DA Concerned Over Parole Officer Procedure

The Allegheny County District Attorney said he is not happy with the way parole officers attempted to take a suspect into custody on Monday.

10/06/2011

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Zappala: More Arrests Of Corrections Officers Possible

Just one day after a local prison guard was charged with allegedly targeting and sexually assaulting convicted sex offenders, new allegations are coming to light.

09/28/2011

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Program Uses Technology To Track Convicted Sex Offenders

A test program that uses technology to track convicted sex offenders has been declared a success by some, but others are giving the program mixed reviews.

05/04/2011

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