They were young, and they were brave. They were called the Freedom Riders, a group committed to the non-violent pursuit of Civil Rights and willing to put their lives on the line.
Former Allegheny County Councilman Charles McCullough and his lawyer finally went to trial Monday on charges brought back in 2009 that he took $200,000 from an elderly woman’s estate.
A Marianna councilman was arraigned late Tuesday night after being accused of threatening to kill his neighbor, firing rifle shots near his property and driving drunk through the borough.
It started as a parking ticket on a windshield, a nearly $400 parking ticket, at the North Park Boathouse.
A former council member from O’Hara Township was in court this morning for a preliminary hearing.
A former O’Hara Township councilman is in jail, accused of sharing child pornography and rigging his oven to leak gas before investigators searched his house.
A former Beaver County councilman was sentenced to 8-16 years in prison after being found guilty in a 1979 murder case.
Former Bridgewater councilman Gregory Scott Hopkins has been found guilty of third-degree murder in the 1979 strangling death of 23-year-old Catherine Walsh.
Closing arguments began Thursday morning in the murder trial of former Bridgewater councilman Gregory Scott Hopkins.
Wednesday was the final testimony in the murder trial of former Bridgewater Councilman Gregory Scott Hopkins.
A former western Pennsylvania borough councilman has taken the stand in his own defense to deny that he killed his former girlfriend more than three decades ago.
Gregory Hopkins was a councilman in Bridgewater, but today he’s the defendant in a murder trial. It’s a case that goes back 34 years in Beaver County.
After years of discussion, altering and meetings, a bill was passed Tuesday to allow advertising in the City of Pittsburgh.
At a bond hearing requested by the defense, Francesco Caltieri, brother of victim Catherine Walsh, said the family is fearful of the prospect that Gregory Scott Hopkins could be released on bond
Pittsburgh City Council will soon look at new legislation aimed at regulating gas drilling in the city, and once again, the political debate will be intense.