On December 10, 2013, 39-year-old Ricardo Martinez went to the ER at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Every day citizens are arrested and booked on suspicion of committing a crime — and their fingerprints are taken with or without their consent.
While Washington County investigators say a former Rankin Police chief’s death appears to be from natural causes, former Allegheny County Coroner Dr. Cyril Wecht says police use of a Taser did not directly cause his death.
estimony continues today in the penalty phase for one of members of the so-called “Greensburg 6” in Westmoreland County. Jurors today heard testimony about the injuries sustained by 30-year-old Jennifer Daugherty at the hands of the so-called “Greensburg 6.”
KDKA Radio’s Mike Pintek was joined on NewsRadio1020 KDKA by Political expert Bill Green and Forensic Pathologist Cyril Wecht. The topic – Jane Orie and the verdict that was given yesterday.
Whitney Houston died six weeks ago. On Thursday, the public finally learned what killed her.
The prosecution began cross-examining State Sen. Jane Orie in her corruption trial. So far, the questioning has focused on her employees doing campaign work on state time.
State Sen. Jane Orie took the stand Monday in her corruption trial on Monday.
KDKA AM’s Marty Griffin talks to Dr Cyril Wecht about his anger over Dr Bruce Dixon’s firing.
Forensic Pathologist Cyril Wecht was forced to resign after federal agents seized records from his office and he was later indicted on corruption charges.
There are new details in the death of singer Whitney Houston. Forensic Pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht says sources in Los Angeles tell him prescription drugs have already been identified.
Big decisions lie ahead for the next Allegheny County Executive, but none may be more difficult than choosing the next Allegheny County Medical Examiner. The man holding the title right now has earned praise, but a big name from the past also wants the job.
The tabloid’s dubbed the case,”The Mystery of the Pink Rope.” The medical examiner in San Diego, Calif., called it a suicide. The victim’s family calls it murder.
Prosecutors played a 911 tape in court today in which a Westmoreland County man admits having the gun used in a murder.
The prosecution rested its case against the youngest woman charged in the torture and murder of a Westmoreland County woman.