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Nun Beaten, Raped In Aliquippa Testifies Against Alleged Attacker

An 85-year-old nun took the witness stand today, still recovering from her injuries after authorities say she was attacked, beaten and sexually assaulted earlier this month in Beaver County.

12/19/2013

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South Side Police Chase Suspect Held For Trial

The man accused of hitting several pedestrians and leading police on a chase on Pittsburgh’s South Side back in October was back in court today where he was held for trial.

12/18/2013

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Man Accused In Grandmother’s Fatal Stabbing Waives Hearing

The attorney of a man charged with stabbing and killing his grandmother raises questions about how the mental health system handled the case.

12/06/2013

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Woman Sneaks “Clean” Urine For Drug Test Using Sanitizer

Police say a western Pennsylvania woman has been caught dirty-handed trying to sneak a “clean” urine sample into a family court drug test – inside a hand sanitizer bottle.

11/01/2013

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Attorney: Witness To Come Forward, Take Blame In Case Of Drug Charges Against Rapper

A local rapper, who just signed a big record deal, appeared before a judge Thursday on drug charges, but his attorney says another man is ready to step forward to take the blame.

10/17/2013

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Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 3 Teens Waives Charges To Trial

A man accused in the sexual assault of three teenagers will stand trial. Police say Melvin Amodeo, 25, of Wilmerding, used social media to contact the victims.

10/17/2013

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Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Young Girl To Stand Trial

There are new details about a man accused of sexually assaulting a young girl on several occasions at several locations.

10/15/2013

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Hearings Postponed For Parents Accused Of Filthy Living Conditions

Problems for Dean Payne and his common-law wife Michole Persinger began inside the house they shared with their six children in Troy Hill.

10/11/2013

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Judge Finds “Probable Cause” In Case Of 2 Murder Suspects In W.Va.

In separate hearings Thursday, a magistrate in Wheeling, W. Va., said there was enough evidence to hold two men in custody in the beating death of a college student earlier this month.

09/12/2013

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Son Accused In Fatal Shooting Over Cell Phone Bill Headed To Trial

A Lawrence County man accused in connection with the shooting death of his father over a cell phone bill has been held for trial.

09/10/2013

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Man Accused Of Smothering 20-Month-Old Stepson Appears In Court

An Indiana County man accused of smothering his 20-month-old stepson appeared in court Tuesday.

09/10/2013

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Woman Accused Of Smothering Baby To Serve 9-22 Months In Jail

After being accused of trying to smother her infant son on 15 occasions including once at Pittsburgh’s Children’s Hospital, Rachel Nelson pleaded guilty to endangering the welfare of a child and aggravated assault.

09/05/2013

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Landmark Gay Marriage Hearing Approaches In Pa.

For two months, an elected court clerk in the Philadelphia suburbs has been giving something to same-sex couples they have not been able to get anywhere else: a Pennsylvania marriage license.

09/01/2013

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Mother Accused Of Harming Baby To Get Attention To Stand Trial

A local woman who is accused of harming her child in order to get attention was in court Friday afternoon for a hearing.

08/30/2013

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Cyber School Founder Accused Of Stealing Millions Pleads Not Guilty

He’s charged with fraud and theft, accused of stealing millions in tax dollars. The founder and former CEO of the Pa. Cyber Charter School, Nick Trombetta, was in court today where he pleaded not guilty and requested a trial by jury.

08/28/2013

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