Ex-Allegheny Co. Councilman On Trial For Stealing Money From Elderly WomanFormer Allegheny County Councilman Charles McCullough and his lawyer finally went to trial Monday on charges brought back in 2009 that he took $200,000 from an elderly woman’s estate.
Judge Orders Orie Melvin Back To House ArrestJudge Lester Nauhaus has ordered former Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin to return to house arrest.
Orie Melvin Drops Appeal, Hopes To Serve Sentence SoonFormer Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin has dropped her appeal of her campaign corruption conviction and has submitted drafts of apology letters she is ordered to send to other state judges and former staffers while serving her house arrest sentence.
Judge Accuses Orie Melvin’s Defense Of Not Following Rules At Probation Violation HearingFormer state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin will face a probation violation hearing Tuesday afternoon.
Lawyers For Orie Melvin In Court To Review Pre-Trial IssuesAttorneys for suspended Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin and her sister Janine Orie were in court Friday morning to review a number of pre-trial issues in their corruption trial.