Wecht: DNA Evidence Not Likely To Be Found On Knife From Simpson Estate, But Not ImpossibleNoted forensic pathologist Dr. Cyril Wecht is weighing in on the discovery of a knife apparently found on property that once belonged to O.J. Simpson.
Police Investigating Death Of Girl, 2, In UniontownUniontown Police and the Pennsylvania State Police are looking into the death of a child in Fayette County.
Get Marty: Woman Seeking Medical Treatment Ends Up In Jail, With Serious InjuriesLori Davis went to UPMC seeking medical treatment for stomach pain and ended up in jail with a significant number of injuries.
Murder Conviction Upheld For Former Beaver Co. CouncilmanThe Pennsylvania Superior Court has upheld the third-degree murder conviction of a former borough councilman who killed a woman in 1979.
Ferrante Formally Sentenced To Life In Prison In Cyanide Poisoning CaseA former University of Pittsburgh researcher was sentenced for the death of his wife today.
Juror In Cyanide Poisoning Case: “I Feel That We Did Justice”Several jurors are opening up about the experience after handing down a first-degree murder conviction to the University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of poisoning his wife with cyanide.
Jury Finds Ferrante Guilty In Cyanide Poisoning TrialAfter hours of deliberations, the jury has found Dr. Robert Ferrante, the University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of poisoning and killing his wife with cyanide, guilty of first-degree murder.
Jury Sequestered For Night After 1st Day Of Deliberations In Cyanide Poisoning TrialThe four-woman, eight-man jury in the Robert Ferrante trial has been sequestered for the night following the first day of deliberations, which lasted about six hours.
Defense Rests After Ferrante Takes Stand As Cyanide Poisoning Trial ContinuesAs a former Allegheny County coroner, Dr. Cyril Wecht has helped prosecutors put people accused of homicide behind bars. But on Wednesday he'll try to help a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of fatally poisoning his wife avoid that fate.
Wecht: Wife Strangled With Such Force It Broke Bone In Her NeckTestimony continued today in the trial of the Westmoreland County man accused of strangling his wife, whose body was found days later in a wooded area in Unity Township
Dr. Wecht In Support Of Medical Marijuana In Pa.Over the weekend, well-known forensic pathologist, attorney and medical-legal consultant Cyril Wecht wrote an op-ed piece in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette about how marijuana came to be demonized and expressed his support to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania.
Former Beaver Co. Councilman Sentenced To 8-16 Years In Prison A former Beaver County councilman was sentenced to 8-16 years in prison after being found guilty in a 1979 murder case.