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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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Burgettstown Man In Trouble For Painting Main Street

Some people paint the town. A western Pennsylvania man just painted a little stretch of Main Street, and now he’s in trouble for it.

10/22/2014

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D.A.: 1992 Rape Charges Against NY Man Expired, Dropped

The Allegheny County district attorney has dropped charges that a New York man raped two Pittsburgh women in 1992 because the statute of limitations has expired.

10/21/2014

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Vet Acquitted In Parking Lot Shooting Death Files Lawsuit

An Army veteran acquitted in the shooting death of another motorist following a road-rage dispute has filed a federal lawsuit against police, prosecutors, and the city.

10/20/2014

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DA: Woman Was Kidnapped, Tortured Before Death

Prosecutors are urging a judge to allow them to present evidence that a woman whose body was recovered in a western Pennsylvania river last year was kidnapped and tortured prior to her death.

10/16/2014

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Woman Arrested After Stealing $600 From Jurors

A woman has been arrested for allegedly stealing over $600 from a jury room at the Allegheny County Courthouse earlier this week.

10/09/2014

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Insult To In-Jury: Someone Steals $600 From Jurors

Jury duty can be unpleasant enough, but someone has added insult to in-jury.

10/08/2014

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Judge Refuses To Enter Judgment Of Acquittal On Remaining Leon Ford Charges

Allegheny County Judge Donald Machen refused to enter a judgment of acquittal on the remaining charges against Leon Ford Tuesday.

10/07/2014

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Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Girl Over 6 Year Period Going To Trial

A man facing charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a girl over a six year period was in court Wednesday afternoon for a preliminary hearing.

09/24/2014

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Man Accused In Mother’s Murder Headed To Trial

A man accused in the fatal shooting of his own mother last year has been ordered to stand trial.

09/19/2014

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Man Headed To Trial In Case Of July 4 Fatal Shooting

A man accused of fatally shooting another man during a Fourth of July barbecue will go to trial.

09/19/2014

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Man Accused Of Fatally Striking Neighbor In Head Going To Trial

A man accused of fatally striking his neighbor in the head while he was trying to break up a domestic dispute is heading to trial.

09/12/2014

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Parents Of Girls Killed By Falling Dresser Headed To Trial

The parents of two young girls who were killed when a dresser fell on top of them while they were playing were in court today for a hearing.

09/11/2014

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Many Charges Dropped Against Groom In Wedding Night Melee

They held hands walking into Municipal Court.

09/11/2014

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Juror Excused In Trial Of Man Paralyzed During Traffic Stop

Jury deliberations in the trial of Leon Ford, who was paralyzed during a November 2012 traffic stop in the city’s East End, will begin from the beginning.

09/11/2014

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