Death Penalty To Be Sought For Suspect In Pitt Student's MurderThe Allegheny County district attorney plans to pursue the death penalty against a man accused of stabbing and beating a 20-year-old Pitt student to death.
Will Rahmael Holt Be Given The Death Penalty For The Murder Of Officer Brian Shaw?A prominent local defense attorney says the likelihood is very high that Rahmael Holt will be given the death penalty for the murder of New Kensington Police Officer Brian Shaw.
Study Of Pa. Capital Punishment Shows Race A Factor In Death SentencesA new study of capital punishment in Pennsylvania says death sentences are more common when the victim is white and less frequent when the victim is black.
Butler Co. Prosecutors Seeking Death Penalty Against Suspect In Boy’s DeathProsecutors in Butler County will seek the death penalty in the case of a 20-year-old man accused of raping and killing his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son.
Pa. Supreme Court Overturns Death Sentence Of ‘Greensburg 6’ MemberThe state Supreme Court has overturned the death sentence for a convicted member of the so-called “Greensburg 6.”
AP: Ohio Plans January Execution Using 3-Drug ComboOhio says it plans to carry out at least three executions next year with a new three-drug combination.
DA Will Seek Death Penalty For Death Of Elderly ManThe Allegheny County District Attorney will seek the death penalty for a man accused of killing a 73-year-old man in McKees Rocks in June.
State Supreme Court OKs Conviction, Death In Toddler SlayingThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld the death penalty and first-degree murder conviction of a man charged in the physical abuse death of his girlfriend's 4-year-old son.
DA Seeks The Death Penalty Against Man Accused Of Killing Two WomenThe Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will seek the death penalty against the man who was accused in the deaths of his ex-girlfriend and her grandmother.
Suspect In East Liberty Sisters’ Murder Will Not Have Separate Lawyers For Trial, Penalty PhasesThe man accused in the murder of two sisters in their East Liberty home last year was back in front of a judge Friday morning.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Blasts Gov. Wolf Death Penalty StandPennsylvania'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.
DA Plans To Pursue Death Penalty For Triple Murder SuspectA man charged in three murders could get the highest punishment possible, if convicted, after the District Attorney announced his intentions today.