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Woman Accused Of Driving Through Allegheny Cemetery Gates Waives Charges To Trial

On New Year’s Eve, authorities say D’anne Olivis drove her car through the historic gates of the Allegheny Cemetery, shattering the wrought-iron into dozens of scattered fragments.

02/17/2015

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Teenage Suspect In Busway Shooting Seeks To Withdraw Guilty Plea

A teenager sentenced to 40 years to life in a slaying at a Pittsburgh busway stop is seeking to withdraw his guilty plea.

02/10/2015

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Mom, Grandparents Take Pleas In Case Of Starved 7-Year-Old

A defense attorney says the mother and grandparents of a Pennsylvania boy, who was so malnourished one doctor said he looked like a Holocaust survivor, have pleaded guilty to not seeking timely medical attention for the boy.

02/06/2015

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Man To Stand Trial In Shaken Baby Death

A man who allegedly shook his girlfriend’s daughter to death was in court this morning for a preliminary hearing.

02/06/2015

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Ferrante Formally Sentenced To Life In Prison In Cyanide Poisoning Case

A former University of Pittsburgh researcher was sentenced for the death of his wife today.

02/04/2015

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Personal Care Home Employee Accused Of Assaulting Elderly Woman To Stand Trial

A personal care worker accused of punching an 83-year-old woman will stand trial.

02/03/2015

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End Sought To Order Involving Convicted Researcher’s Young Daughter

A former University of Pittsburgh researcher awaiting sentencing in the poisoning death of his neurologist wife is asking a judge to lift an order barring his adult children from a previous marriage from having contact with his young daughter.

02/02/2015

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Teen Held For Trial In 2011 Homicide

A teenager accused of fatally shooting a man in Hazelwood four years ago is going to trial.

01/30/2015

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2 Constables Ordered To Stand Trial On Assault Charges

The Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office plans to eventually file motions to remove two constables from their jobs.

01/28/2015

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Chicora Man Accused Of Child Molestation To Take Lie Detector Test

The preliminary hearing of a man accused of molesting children at a Butler County daycare was postponed Tuesday afternoon.

01/27/2015

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Man To Stand Trial On Charges He Poured Vodka On Wife, Set Fatal Fire

The man accused of pouring vodka on his wife then lighting it on fire and ultimately killing her is in court today.

01/23/2015

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Landlord-Tenant Disputes Often Difficult To Resolve & End In Court

A home in Bellevue was converted into two apartments and leased out.

01/22/2015

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Judge Dismisses Manslaughter Charge Against Dad In Kids’ Dresser Fall Deaths

A judge has dismissed involuntary manslaughter charges against a Pennsylvania man whose two toddler daughters died when a dresser crashed down onto them.

01/15/2015

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Former East Washington Chief Re-Sentenced In FBI Drug Extortion Sting

A former southwestern Pennsylvania police chief serving more than 11 years behind bars for extorting nearly $8,000 from undercover FBI agents he thought were drug dealers has been re-sentenced.

01/14/2015

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Woman Found Guilty Of Stealing Neighbor’s Husky, Having It Put Down

A Pittsburgh woman has been convicted of stealing her neighbor’s dog and having it euthanized.

12/26/2014

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