Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office

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D.A. Plans To Drop Charge Against Bullied Student

A high school student that was found guilty of disorderly conduct for recording his classmates’ verbal abuse appears to be getting help from the district attorney.

04/16/2014

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Ex-Mayoral Candidate Richardson, Wife Charged In 911 Call Incidents

Former Pittsburgh mayoral candidate A.J. Richardson and his wife, Felicia, are now facing multiple charges, accused of making bogus calls to 911.

04/04/2014

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Former Hockey Coach Arrested With Drugs Accepts Plea Deal

A former assistant youth hockey coach in Bethel Park accepted a plea deal in court this morning in connection with drug charges.

03/18/2014

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D.A. At Odds With Mayor’s Office Over Double Homicide Investigation

Long before suspect Allen Wade was arrested and charged with the murders of Susan and Sarah Wolfe, we all knew about surveillance video, DNA and a timeline created by the alarm system at the victims’ home.

03/12/2014

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County Controller, D.A. Probe On Constables Finds Overbilling

They’re officers of the law, performing a valuable public service – executing warrants and transporting prisoners, sometimes for little pay.

03/06/2014

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Business Owner Charged With Stealing Money From Grieving Families

Mary and Alvin Bryant say they were the last of 51 customers who were ripped off by Curtis Eakman.

02/05/2014

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Community Group Screens Dash Cam Video Of Brothers’ Arrest In Homewood

Members of the Alliance for Police Accountability say the dash cam video tells the whole story.

02/04/2014

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D.A. To Pursue Charges In Overdose Deaths Like In 1988 China White Case

Allegheny County Medical Examiner Dr. Karl Williams says the stamp bags associated with the recent overdose deaths marked ‘Theraflu’ and ‘Bud Ice’ contain a mixture of both heroin and Fentanyl.

01/28/2014

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Mistrial Declared In MonView Heights Double Murder Case

The trial of a man accused in a double homicide at a West Mifflin housing complex has resulted in a mistrial.

01/23/2014

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MonView Heights Double Murder Deliberations To Resume Wednesday

The jury will continue deliberations Wednesday in the trial of a man accused in a double homicide at a West Mifflin housing complex.

01/21/2014

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Jury Sees Site Of Fatal Mon View Heights Shooting

Allegheny County Sheriff’s vans brought jurors to the Mon View Heights housing complex in West Mifflin Thursday morning.

01/16/2014

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Judge Calls For Investigation After Brashear H.S. Shooting

District Judge James A. Motznik is calling for an investigation into the recent shooting at Brashear High School.

11/15/2013

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Priest Removed In 2009 Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Charge

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – A local Roman Catholic priest removed from public ministry in 2009 after an allegation of past child sex abuse later deemed “credible” by his bishop has pleaded guilty to a federal charge […]

11/07/2013

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D.A.’s Office Won’t Seek Death Penalty In Cyanide Poisoning Case

Robert Ferrante, a University of Pittsburgh researcher, won’t be facing the death penalty when he goes on trial in connection with the murder of his wife, 41-year-old Dr. Autumn Klein.

11/05/2013

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Security Guard Appears In Court After Shooting Robbery Suspect

An armed security guard accused of shooting a robbery suspect in Homewood earlier this month was in court for a preliminary hearing today.

10/30/2013

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