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Bonds’ Obstruction Conviction Thrown Out By Appeals Court

Barry Bonds’ obstruction of justice conviction was thrown out Wednesday by a federal court of appeals, which ruled 10-1 that his meandering answer before a grand jury in 2003 was not material to the government’s investigation into illegal steroids distribution.

04/22/2015

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Suspect In Party Bus Shooting Convicted Of Third-Degree Murder

A jury has convicted a man of third-degree murder and a firearms violation in the fatal shooting of a man who was out with friends on a party bus in 2013.

03/27/2015

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Local Man Sentenced For His 10th Drunken Driving Conviction

A Pittsburgh man must spend 3½ to 7 years in prison for his 10th drunken driving conviction and third in the past 10 years.

03/03/2015

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Man Convicted Of Smuggling Meth In Religious Art Headed To Prison

A Mexican citizen who had been living in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood is headed to jail after being convicted of smuggling meth in the frames of religious artwork.

02/27/2015

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Local “Friendship Nine” Protestor Reacts To Judge Tossing Out Civil Rights-Era Convictions

Thomas Gaither, now a retired Slippery Rock University professor, was once a member of the so-called “Friendship Nine.”

01/28/2015

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Washington Co. Man To Be Resentenced In Child Porn Case

A western Pennsylvania man is set to be resentenced in a child pornography case that saw his first conviction overturned because an appeals court found the trial judge prejudiced a jury by showing them too many video clips of child pornography the man allegedly possessed.

11/12/2014

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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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Appeals Court Upholds Orie Melvin’s Conviction, Alters Terms Of Apology

A former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice convicted of corruption was spared on Thursday the further embarrassment of having to write her court-ordered apologies to every judge in the state on photos of herself in handcuffs.

08/21/2014

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Elderly Funeral Home Director Sentenced To 6-12 Years In Murder Case

A 90-year-old funeral home director, who was convicted of shooting and killing a man, was sentenced to 6 to 12 years in prison Thursday morning.

07/31/2014

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Man Convicted For June 2008 Beaver Co. Murders

A jury in Beaver County has convicted a man of killing a couple in Beaver Falls six years ago.

06/26/2014

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Elderly Funeral Home Director Found Guilty Of 3rd-Degree Murder

An elderly funeral director, accused of killing a man during an argument, was found guilty of third degree murder.

04/11/2014

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Teen Convicted In Murder Of Penn Hills Girl

A teenager has been convicted in the death of a 17-year-old girl two years ago at her home in Penn Hills.

05/29/2013

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Man Accused In Boy’s Beating Death Found Guilty

The Knoxville man accused in the beating death of his girlfriend’s 11-year-old son has been found guilty of third-degree murder.

02/05/2013

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Penn Hills Police Chief “Disappointed” With Robinson Verdict

There will be no death penalty for the man convicted in the shooting death of a Penn Hills police officer. Ronald Robinson was sentenced Tuesday night to two consecutive life sentences for the deaths of Officer Michael Crawshaw and Danyal Morton.

01/16/2013

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Tuesday’s KDKA Afternoon News: January 15, 2013

It was a big show Tuesday on the KDKA Afternoon News. Here are some of the highlights.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/15/2013

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