Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office

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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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Security Guard Arrested In Shooting Of Robbery Suspect

Pittsburgh Police have charged 53-year-old John Carter of Verona with aggravated assault and recklessly endangering another person.

10/22/2013

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Drug Case Against Pizza Shop Owner Transferred To City Court

An Oakland Pizza shop owner charged with dealing drugs out of the shop was in court today, but his case was transferred to another jurisdiction.

10/07/2013

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DA Working To Shut Down Oakland Pizza Shop

The day after a pizza shop owner was arrested on drug charges, the district attorney said he is working to shut the business down.

08/28/2013

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Security Changes Being Discussed After Deadly Shooting Outside “The O”

Security changes are in the works at the landmark Original Hot Dog Shop in Pittsburgh’s Oakland section after a man was shot and killed near the restaurant earlier this month.

08/22/2013

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Original Hot Dog Shop Agrees To Changes After Fatal Shooting

The Original Hot Dog Shop in Oakland has agreed to make changes following a fatal shooting outside the landmark restaurant early Saturday morning.

08/08/2013

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Woman Accused Of Renting Out Dead Neighbor’s House

Mary Mechelli, 54, of McKeesport, was released from custody Friday night after a court appearance in Downtown Pittsburgh.

08/02/2013

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D.A. Drops Charges Against Teacher Arrested Outside Community Meeting

Teacher Dennis Henderson was relieved to hear the news the charges against him, in a case that generated widespread community attention, have been withdrawn for now.

07/09/2013

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Hospital Security Officer Nabbed In Swissvale Drug Bust

Four people, two men and two women, were arrested Wednesday on drug charges by Swissvale police and the Allegheny County District Attorney’s narcotics enforcement team.

06/12/2013

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