Allegheny Co. Crime Lab Gets New High-Tech Ballistics EquipmentThe Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms is giving the Allegheny County Crime Lab a new, high-tech piece of equipment that will help investigators solve crimes involving guns.
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.
Defense Witnesses Attack Cyanide Death Diagnosis The first two defense witnesses in a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher's homicide trial on Monday targeted the prosecution's central claim that the researcher purposely poisoned his neurologist wife with cyanide last year.
Prosecution Rests, Defense To Open Case In Cyanide Poisoning TrialThe defense was expected to begin calling witnesses after a final prosecution witness in the trial of a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher charged with poisoning his neurologist wife with cyanide last year.
Prosecution Focuses On Emails Between Accused Doc And WifeTestimony continued Friday in the trial of Dr. Robert Ferrante, who is accused in his wife's cyanide poisoning death.
WVU To Host Forensic Science Day CampsWest Virginia University is hosting Forensic Science Day Camps later this month!