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Allegheny County Crime Lab Facing Uncertain Future

The state subsidy for the Allegheny County crime lab has dwindled from about seven million dollars down to zero in recent years. A number of officials told legislators from Harrisburg what could happen if that doesn’t change.

08/12/2014

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Woman Convicted In Son’s Drowning Death Sentenced To Life In Prison

The woman who drowned her son in a local hotel bathtub has been sentenced to life in prison without parole.

12/09/2013

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Judge Rules In Favor Of Organ Donation In Possible Shaken Baby Case

A 2-year-old Clearfield County girl is being called simply, “Baby Sophia.”

11/21/2013

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Woman Accused Of Drowning 2-Year-Old Son Found Guilty Of 1st-Degree Murder

The jury has found a West Virginia woman accused of drowning her 2-year-old son in a hotel bathtub guilty of first-degree murder.

09/20/2013

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Defense Rests Case In Trial Of Woman Accused Of Drowning 2-Year-Old Son

The defense has rested their case in the trial of a woman who is accused of drowning her 2-year-old son in a hotel room bathtub.

09/19/2013

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Husband To Waive Extradition In Wife’s Cyanide Poisoning Death

A defense attorney says a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher plans to waive extradition on charges of having fatally poisoned his neurologist wife with cyanide.

07/28/2013

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DA’s Affidavit Lays Out Case Against Husband Accused In Cyanide Poisoning

Shortly after Dr. Autumn Klein died, investigators knew it was due to cyanide poisoning. The question is, why.

07/26/2013

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FBI Identifies Remains Of Homestead Woman Found Dead In 2000

The FBI has positively identified the remains of a woman found at the Waterfront in 2000.

11/16/2012

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DNA Evidence Links Suspect To Another Alleged Rape Case

A local man, already in jail in connection with several rape cases, has now been linked to another, and it’s all thanks to new DNA evidence. The case happened in Friendship back in 1989, and it has been unsolved ever since.

11/13/2012

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Medical Examiner Seeks ID In 15-Year-Old Cold Case

In June of 1997, the body of a petite, black woman in her 80’s was found thrown over a hillside along Ohio River Boulevard and her body was mummified. That case remains open.

06/19/2012

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Local Law Enforcement Agencies Learn Crime Scene Investigation

Each room was set up like a different crime scene, everything from a meth lab to a shooting. Every crime scene has evidence and that’s what makes drills like this so critical.

05/03/2012

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Suspect In Ross Twp. Rapes Identified

Authorities are set to make an arrest in the recent sexual assault cases that have left the Ross Township community on edge. The suspect has been identified by officials as 38-year-old Arthur Lamont Henderson.

01/18/2012

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Investigation Continues Into Recent Sexual Assault Cases

Investigators remain on high alert today as the investigation continues into a series of recent sexual assaults.

01/11/2012

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Forensic Evidence Helps Local Murder Investigation

The badly decomposed body of a woman was discovered wrapped in a carpet and discarded in a wooded area in Wilkinsburg leaving the police and forensic scientists at the Allegheny County Crime Lab little to go on.

11/28/2011

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Local Crime Lab Helping To Solve Homicide Cases

They are the real CSI. Forensic scientists don’t carry weapons and don’t make arrests; but in the new Allegheny County Crime Lab, they’re using state-of-the-art technology to help police solve murders and rapes

11/23/2011

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