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Former Homestead Pastor Gets 54-108 Months In Probation Violation Case

Former Homestead pastor Duane Youngblood was sentenced to 54-108 months in jail for violating terms of his probation when he was convicted of corrupting the morals of a minor while on probation for a previous sex offense involving young people.

06/08/2015

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Defense Warns Against “Rush To Judgement” In Teacher Sexual Assault Hearing

A former school guidance counselor was in court Friday. She’s charged with having sex with a student.

05/29/2015

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Surveillance Video Played During East Busway Murder Suspects’ Appearance In Court

A young man was gunned down during a robbery while waiting at a stop along the East Busway in 2013. Today, all three defendants appeared in court.

04/16/2015

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Teenage Suspect In Busway Shooting Seeks To Withdraw Guilty Plea

A teenager sentenced to 40 years to life in a slaying at a Pittsburgh busway stop is seeking to withdraw his guilty plea.

02/10/2015

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Monroeville Robbery Suspect Faces Charges In Court

A man accused of robbing several stores in the Monroeville Mall was in court Monday.

01/12/2015

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Local Pastor Accused In Teen Sex Assault Case Facing New Charges

A Homestead pastor accused of having sexual relations with a boy in his church now faces new charges.

08/06/2014

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Defense Attorney Claims Victim Sexually Abused By Preacher Was Over 18

A preacher accused of inappropriately touching a teenage male congregation member was in court Wednesday, but his attorney says whatever happened was between consenting adults.

07/23/2014

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Defense Attorney, Officials Speak Out After Stabbing Incident

The healing process starts today for the Franklin Regional community, after a mass stabbing at the high school.

04/10/2014

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Pittsburgh Defense Attorney With ‘Street Knowledge’ Getting National Attention With New Ad

A Pittsburgh lawyer is getting national attention with a unique and completely honest advertisement for his services.

03/07/2014

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Late Jim Ecker Remembered For Work In And Out Of The Courtroom

Bagpipes played “Amazing Grace” at the Greater Pittsburgh Masonic Center in Ross Township where the life of Pittsburgh criminal defense attorney Jim Ecker was celebrated, rather than mourned.

12/30/2013

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Famed Pittsburgh Defense Attorney Dies At 84

A famed local defense attorney died Wednesday after spending decades working one sensational case after another.

12/26/2013

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Defendant’s Versions Of Events Revealed In Penn Hills Teen Murder Case

Testimony continued Friday in the case of a teen accused of killing another teen and setting her house on fire.

05/24/2013

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Sources: Husband Ordered Cyanide Before Wife’s Death

More details were released Thursday in the cyanide poisoning death of a local doctor.

05/16/2013

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Husband Of Doctor Poisoned By Cyanide Hires Defense Lawyer

There are new details on the cyanide poisoning death of a local doctor.

05/15/2013

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Sandusky Trial Over, But Case Remains In Headlines

It was a bombshell that came out during the Jerry Sandusky trial, Sandusky’s adopted son claiming he too was allegedly abused. Now, there are more details in an interview police recorded with Matt Sandusky.

06/26/2012

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