Judge Jeffrey Manning
A woman accused of drowning her two young sons in a bathtub more than a year ago waived her right to a preliminary hearing Tuesday, a day after a judge found her mentally competent to stand trial.
After being charged in the drowning deaths of two of her sons last year, Laurel Michelle Schlemmer of McCandless has been determined competent to stand trial.
The following editorial discussed the trial of Douglas and Kristen Barbour following the abuse of their two adopted children and Judge Manning’s ruling.
Richard Poplawski is on death row, convicted for the murders of Pittsburgh Police Officers Paul Sciullo, Stephen Mayle and Eric Kelly.
The trial continued today for a man accused in the fatal shooting of a former local college football player outside a popular spot in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood last summer.
The trial has started for a man accused of shooting and killing a former college football player in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood.
The biological daughter of a couple charged in the alleged abuse of their adoptive children was set to testify in court this morning as a prosecution witness, but the testimony didn’t happen.
A protest was held outside the Allegheny County Jail Monday. A judge ruled a teenage girl who is accused of first-degree murder will be allowed out of jail so she can attend high school. But the ruling didn’t sit well with the victim’s family.
A man convicted in the deaths of three Upper Saint Clair teens was sentenced Tuesday afternoon.
Police surveillance pictures showed Jamie Pavlot removing boxes of campaign materials from Orie’s office on McKnight Road. When asked why she did it, she said, “I was protecting my boss.”
Opening statements were given in the retrial for State Sen. Jane Orie that began Wednesday morning.
All 12 jurors, in addition to four alternates, have been selected for the retrial of State Sen. Jane Orie.
A man charged in the deaths of three Upper Saint Clair teens has been found guilty on all charges.
The judge in the case of a man charged in the deaths of three Upper Saint Clair teenagers has delayed a ruling until later this month.
Closing arguments have concluded in the trial of a young man charged in the death of three Upper Saint Clair teenagers.