Pennsylvania’s attorney general says Gov. Tom Wolf’s death penalty moratorium is blatantly unconstitutional and wants the state Supreme Court to clear the way for the state’s first execution since 1999.
A man charged in three murders could get the highest punishment possible, if convicted, after the District Attorney announced his intentions today.
A jury has sentenced the man convicted of first-degree murder in the death of his estranged girlfriend in Washington County to the death penalty.
The penalty phase for a man convicted of first-degree murder in Washington County resumed on Wednesday.
The penalty phase for a man convicted of first-degree murder in Washington County began Tuesday morning.
A Washington County jury has heard closing arguments and is deliberating whether Jordan Clemons is guilty of first-degree murder.
The trial for a man accused in the stabbing death of his estranged girlfriend in Washington County continued Wednesday.
The trial for a man accused in the stabbing death of his estranged girlfriend in Washington County continued this morning.
Opening statements began Monday in the death penalty trial of a western Pennsylvania man charged in the stabbing death of his estranged girlfriend more than three years ago.
Prosecutors in western Pennsylvania say they plan to seek the death penalty against a man accused of having set a fire that killed his estranged wife.
Newly elected Gov. Tom Wolf imposed a moratorium on the death penalty in the state Friday, calling the current system of capital punishment “error prone, expensive and anything but infallible.”
For 48 days, Eric Frein was everywhere and nowhere, supposedly sighted again and again, only to melt back into the woods in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse.
A jury deliberating the sentence for a man convicted of killing a local couple was deadlocked on its decision.
The same jury that convicted a Pittsburgh man for the murder of a Beaver Falls couple heard testimony Wednesday about whether he should live or die for the crime.
An unemployed immigration attorney lost an appeal Tuesday of his conviction and death sentence for shooting to death five people during a 2000 attack that targeted ethnic minorities in western Pennsylvania.