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Prosecution Focuses On Emails Between Accused Doc And Wife

Testimony continued Friday in the trial of Dr. Robert Ferrante, who is accused in his wife’s cyanide poisoning death.

10/31/2014

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Couple To Stand Trial In 9-Year-Old Boy’s Starvation Death, Weighed Less Than 17-Pounds

A couple charged in the starvation death of their 9-year-old son were ordered Thursday to stand trial on charges of criminal homicide after a hearing in which a police detective described discovering the child’s decomposing body.

10/30/2014

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Blood Tests Continue To Take Center Stage In Cyanide Poisoning Trial

Testimony in the trial of a University of Pittsburgh researcher accused of poisoning his wife with cyanide last year continued Thursday.

10/30/2014

Positive test third row down, far right. (Source: Allegheny County District Attorney's Office)

Testimony Centers Around Testing Of Victim’s Blood In Cyanide Poisoning Trial

The trial of a University of Pittsburgh researcher accused of poisoning his wife with cyanide last year continued Wednesday.

10/29/2014

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Victim’s Mother Takes Stand As Cyanide Poisoning Trial Continues

The trial of a University of Pittsburgh researcher accused of poisoning his wife with cyanide is continuing today with testimony from the victim’s mother.

10/28/2014

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Contents Of Doctor’s Safe Introduced In Cyanide Poisoning Trial

The trial of a Pitt researcher accused of killing his wife with cyanide resumed Monday morning.

10/27/2014

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Doctors Testify On 2nd Day Of Cyanide Poisoning Trial

Day two of the trial of a Pitt researcher accused of killing his wife with cyanide gets underway Friday.

10/24/2014

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Jurors Hear Dramatic 911 Call As Doc’s Cyanide Trial Begins

Lawyers were expected to present opening statements in trial of a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher charged with killing his neurologist wife with cyanide – but when that happens will be determined by a last-minute problem with two alternate jurors.

10/23/2014

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Mother Sentenced In Toddler’s Drowning Case

A mother whose toddler drowned in a bathtub last year faces sentencing Monday morning.

09/22/2014

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Police Make Arrest In Fatal Northview Heights Shooting

Police say they have made an arrest in connection with a fatal shooting earlier this month in Northview Heights.

08/26/2014

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Police Make Arrest In Deadly New Castle Shooting

Police in New Castle say they have arrested a suspect in connection with a fatal shooting at an apartment complex last month.

07/31/2014

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Suspect In Custody, Charged In Shooting Near Bar In McKeesport

The suspect wanted in connection with a fatal shooting in the early hours of Saturday near a bar in McKeesport is now in police custody.

05/20/2014

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Portersville Man Charged In Muddy Creek Twp. Fatal Shooting

A Portersville man is now facing charges in a fatal shooting in Butler County.

04/18/2014

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Police Arrest Suspect In Woodland Ave. Fatal Shooting

A man is now facing charges in connection with a fatal shooting last month on Pittsburgh’s North Side.

03/11/2014

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Woman Accused In Mother’s Fatal Beating To Stand Trial

The Westmoreland County woman accused in the fatal beating of her mother on New Year’s Eve is now headed to trial.

02/19/2014

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