Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office

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D.A.: Homewood Bar To Remain Closed After Shooting Of Security Guard

After the fatal shooting of a security guard at a Homewood bar earlier this week, District Attorney Stephen Zappala has made a decision about the establishment’s future.

02/20/2015

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Zappala: Sheriff Deputy Who Tested Positive For Drugs May Face Criminal Charges

It was by all accounts a justified shooting.

02/11/2015

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Monroeville Mall Patrons Curious If New Youth Policy Will Work

A shooting at the Monroeville Mall this past weekend is still on the minds of residents and patrons.

02/09/2015

Monroeville Mall Brawl

Zappala: Monroeville Mall Officials Failed To Follow 2013 Security Recommendations

Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala said Monroeville Mall officials failed to follow recommendations from a security consultant back in 2013.

02/09/2015

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Teacher Accused Of Stealing Thousands In Union Funds, Turns In Self

A local teacher and former school board member accused of embezzling funds from the teacher’s union has turned himself into police.

02/03/2015

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New Questions About Taxpayer Dollars Spent On “Undercover Boss”

The Allegheny County District Attorney’s office tells KDKA, it has made certain inquiries concerning the payments of gifts to city employees on Mayor Bill Peduto’s “Undercover Boss” appearance.

01/30/2015

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D.A.: May Have Been Illegal For Mayor To Give Out Money On “Undercover Boss”

The Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office says it may have been illegal for Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto to give money to city employees on the show, “Undercover Boss.”

01/30/2015

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Prosecutor Won’t Retry Man Shot, Paralyzed During Traffic Stop

Prosecutors will not retry a black man left paralyzed after he was shot by a white police officer during a traffic stop in Pittsburgh.

01/23/2015

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Local Teacher Facing Allegations Of Stealing Thousands In Union Funds

A local teacher, who is also a former school board member, is facing allegations of stealing nearly $200,000 in teacher union funds.

01/07/2015

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D.A.’s Office Investigating 2 Deputy Constables Over Assault Allegations

Jayla Smith tells a painful story that shouldn’t happen to anyone.

12/17/2014

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DA: Fired Century III Mall Manager Stole $51K

The fired manager of the Century III Mall has been charged with stealing more than $51,000, which he then spent mostly as casinos.

12/15/2014

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Port Authority Drivers Charged In Parkway North Crash To Stand Trial

Key evidence is expected to be played in court today during a preliminary hearing for the two Port Authority drivers charged in a crash that sent one bus tumbling off the Parkway North.

12/05/2014

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Authorities Testing For Cyanide After Death Of Research Institute Employee

Police are investigating the death of a female employee at Magee Women’s Research Institute.

11/14/2014

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D.A. Plans To File Charges In Port Authority Rollover Crash

It’s been more than two months since a crash involving two Port Authority buses, and there has been a lot of back and forth about what is to blame for the accident

11/05/2014

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Orie Melvin Drops Appeal, Hopes To Serve Sentence Soon

Former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin has dropped her appeal of her campaign corruption conviction and has submitted drafts of apology letters she is ordered to send to other state judges and former staffers while serving her house arrest sentence.

10/28/2014

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