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Testimony Continues in Orie Melvin Trial

The corruption trial of suspended State Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin and her sister Janine Orie continued Monday.

KDKA-TV–01/28/2013

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Chief Harper Expected To Return To Work Amid Corruption Allegations

Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper is expected to return to work today, even as a federal grand jury is investigating him for possible corruption.

KDKA-TV–01/28/2013

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Jury Selection Begins In Orie-Melvin Trial

Jury selection is now underway in the corruption trial for suspended Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie-Melvin and her sister, Janine.

01/23/2013

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Federal Grand Jury Investigating Pittsburgh Police Chief

The KDKA Investigators have learned a federal grand jury is investigating corruption allegations against Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper.

01/22/2013

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Opinion: Scandals Outweigh Obama’s Reelection In Chicago

It’s almost to the point that the easiest way to spot a corrupt politician is to see who’s winning in Chicago.

11/14/2012

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Ex-Employees Testifiy At Judge Orie Melvin’s Preliminary Hearing

State Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin’s preliminary hearing on nine criminal counts began Monday in Pittsburgh. Melvin is charged with using state-paid staff to run for election to the state Supreme Court.

07/30/2012

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County Launches Probe Into Shuman Center Allegations

The Shuman Center is supposed to be a place not just to detain the kids, but to rehabilitate them. However, some former and current workers at the Shuman Center said that’s not being done because management is not only corrupt, it’s creating an atmosphere that actually breeds more crime.

07/16/2012

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Orie Sentenced To Prison For Corruption Conviction

Former State Sen. Jane Orie was sentenced to two-and-half to 10 years in prison after being convicted in a corruption trial in March.

06/04/2012

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State Sen. Orie Resigns Seat Ahead Of Sentencing

After being convicted of using her taxpayer funded staff for political work, State Sen. Jane Orie resigned her seat today. She has served as an elected official from the North Hills since 1996, but now Orie is out of office.

05/21/2012

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Just How Corrupt Are Our Politics Today?

Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA by Eric Epstein, coordinator of Rock the Capital.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/18/2012

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Jesse Ventura Talks Corruption, Politics

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Jesse Ventura about his new book, as well as the lost $6.6 billion in cash that the United States lost in Iraq.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/14/2011

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Defense Rests In State Sen. Orie Trial

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The defense rested its case in the corruption trial for State Sen. Jane Orie. On Tuesday, Orie went through cross examination. Prosecutor Lawrence Claus asked Sen. Orie whether any event made legislators […]

03/01/2011

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