Former Allegheny Co. Coroner Questions Kurt Cobain's Death As Suicide In New FilmDr. Cyril Wecht is right in the middle of another controversial case.
Ferrante Formally Sentenced To Life In Prison In Cyanide Poisoning CaseA former University of Pittsburgh researcher was sentenced for the death of his wife today.
Allegheny Co. Police Say Use Of Eric Garner Chokehold Not PermittedPeople nationwide and here in Pittsburgh were back out on the streets, angry about a grand jury's decision not to charge a white police officer in the death of an unarmed black suspect last summer in New York.
Juror In Cyanide Poisoning Case: “I Feel That We Did Justice”Several jurors are opening up about the experience after handing down a first-degree murder conviction to the University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of poisoning his wife with cyanide.
Jury Finds Ferrante Guilty In Cyanide Poisoning TrialAfter hours of deliberations, the jury has found Dr. Robert Ferrante, the University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of poisoning and killing his wife with cyanide, guilty of first-degree murder.
Jury Sequestered For Night After 1st Day Of Deliberations In Cyanide Poisoning TrialThe four-woman, eight-man jury in the Robert Ferrante trial has been sequestered for the night following the first day of deliberations, which lasted about six hours.
Defense Rests After Ferrante Takes Stand As Cyanide Poisoning Trial ContinuesAs a former Allegheny County coroner, Dr. Cyril Wecht has helped prosecutors put people accused of homicide behind bars. But on Wednesday he'll try to help a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of fatally poisoning his wife avoid that fate.
Pittsburgh Remembers Sophie MasloffFormer Mayor Sophie Masloff was known for her personal touch with the people of Pittsburgh.
Autopsy: Man Dies Of Asphyxiation After Confrontation With UPMC Security On December 10, 2013, 39-year-old Ricardo Martinez went to the ER at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
Supreme Court Ruling On DNA "Wrong," Says Dr. Cyril WechtEvery day citizens are arrested and booked on suspicion of committing a crime -- and their fingerprints are taken with or without their consent.
Wecht Weighs In Former Rankin Police Chief’s DeathWhile 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.
Dr. Cyril Wecht Takes Stand As ‘Greensburg 6’ Penalty Phase Continuesestimony 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.”