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Judge To Go To Trial On Indecent Assault, Bribery Charges

Judge Ross Cioppa, accused of asking female defendants for sexual acts in return for favorable rulings, was in court Tuesday morning for a preliminary hearing.


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Local District Judge Facing Indecent Assault, Bribery Charges

District Justice Ross Cioppa has been relieved of his duties following his arraignment today on charges of indecent assault, bribery and official oppression. Cioppa’s district is based in Rankin.


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Fight Erupts In Local Magistrate’s Office

Emotions reached a tipping point in Canonsburg Tuesday at a magistrate’s office.