Kevin Murphy’s family believes in his innocence, and thought the trial would set him free. But now, as he heads to death row, they are speaking out about what they think happened.
Severe cold weather continues its grip on the Pittsburgh area, and now one Ohio prosecutor is seeking the death penalty for Punxsatawney Phil.
A jury has sentenced the man who investigators call the ringleader of the so-called “Greensburg 6” to the death penalty. The group is accused in connection with the torture and murder of woman in 2010.
Lawyers for Ricky Smyrnes went to work Monday to save his life.
As Melvin Knight was fighting for his life at the courthouse for the last two weeks, he was apparently planning for his future back at the jail. Knight wrote a letter to the court asking to marry his co-defendant and fiancé who testified against him.
It was an emotionally charged morning at the courthouse as Melvin Knight was formally sentenced to the death penalty; the first time that has happened in a Westmoreland County courtroom since 2005.
The penalty phase for one of the so-called members of the “Greensburg Six” began Monday morning in Westmoreland County.
The Penn State Board of Trustees were supposed to comment on the harsh NCAA sanctions against the university on Sunday, but it never happened. However, there were some new details that came out of the special meeting about Penn State President Rodney Erickson’s decision to sign off on the sanctions.
The NCAA’s sanctions against Penn State have raised many questions about whether the current members of the football team would remain in Happy Valley.
Effects of the NCAA’s harsh sanctions against Penn State are continuing to be felt and are far-reaching.
The NCAA announced a series of sanctions against Penn State University Monday morning in the wake of the Kerry Sandusky child sexual abuse scandal. Shortly after the announcement was made, University President Rodney Erickson issued a statement accepting the punishment handed down.
Faculty, students and staff knew penalties against Penn State were coming, but it was a tough pill to swallow when the announcement came Monday morning.
The Big Ten says Penn State will not be allowed to share in the conference’s bowl revenues while it is banned from the postseason by the NCAA.
The NCAA announced a series of penalties against Penn State University Monday morning in the wake of a child sexual assault scandal involving former defensive coach Jerry Sandusky.
Crews removed the statue of Joe Paterno outside of Beaver Stadium and the Paterno family issued a statement regarding the removal Sunday morning:
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