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Appeal By Ex-Prosecutors Named In Lawsuit Challenged

A man who filed suit after spending nearly a quarter-century in prison before his double murder conviction was overturned is seeking dismissal of an appeal by two former prosecutors named in the suit.

03/28/2015

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Trooper Sues Over Arrest, Force In Wedding Brawl Aftermath

A Pennsylvania state trooper has sued the Pittsburgh Police, saying they arrested him on false charges and used excessive force – including a kick to the groin – to arrest him when he tried to calm down a rowdy groomsman following a brawl after his brother’s wedding.

03/24/2015

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Victims’ Families Sue For Negligence In Butler Co. Crash Involving Bus, Train

The families of the victims of a deadly accident involving a train and a mini-bus in Butler County are filing a lawsuit.

03/19/2015

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Local Man Says His Dog Was Killed By Beneful Dog Food

Like many, Jim Ball of Finleyville bought what Purina’s Beneful brand was selling.

03/11/2015

Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke perform onstage during the 56th annual GRAMMY Awards Pre-GRAMMY Gala and Salute to Industry Icons honoring Lucian Grainge at The Beverly Hilton on January 25, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for NARAS)

‘Blurred Lines’ Verdict Likely To Alter Music Business

A jury’s verdict that Pharrell Williams and Robin Thicke copied Marvin Gaye’s music to create their hit song “Blurred Lines” won’t just be felt by the singer’s pocketbooks — it has the potential to change how musicians work and could open the door to new copyright claims.

03/11/2015

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Babies R Us, Furniture Maker, Sued In Sisters’ Dresser Deaths

A dresser that fell on two toddler sisters, killing them, had been sold without a strap designed to keep it from tipping over, according to a lawsuit filed against the retailer that sold it and the company that manufactured it.

02/10/2015

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Former State Rep. Jesse White Sued By His Mother For $30K

Former State Rep. Jesse White of Washington County is in hot water again.

02/05/2015

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Melissa Rivers Files Lawsuit In Mother Joan Rivers’ Death

The lawsuit filed in Manhattan State Supreme Court paints a picture of a careless, cocky staff of doctors who ran roughshod over Rivers while she was unconscious, and it suggests that she died because of their incompetence.

01/27/2015

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Bouncer Who Sued Ex-Steeler Okobi Gets No Damages

A bouncer who says he was punched by former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Chukky Okobi has been awarded no damages by a jury.

01/22/2015

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NRA Filing Lawsuit Against Pittsburgh, 2 Other Pa. Cities Over Gun Laws

The National Rifle Association is filing suit against three Pennsylvania cities, seeking to stop them from enforcing their firearms laws.

01/14/2015

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Billboard Firm Sues Couple For ‘Harassment’ Over Bright Sign

A billboard company is suing a western Pennsylvania couple for harassment, saying their complaints that a lighted sign near their home is too bright has chased away six advertisers and cost the company $50,000.

01/07/2015

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City, Penguins Sued Over Development Of Civic Arena Site

The renovation of the former Civic Arena site hit a snag Friday, after a lawsuit was filed against the city and Pittsburgh Penguins.

01/02/2015

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Family Of Doctor Killed By Cyanide Sues Convicted Husband

The family of Dr. Autumn Klein has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against her husband, Dr. Robert Ferrante.

11/14/2014

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Lawsuit: Bad Meatloaf Killed Ex-Lawmaker, Spouse

A lawsuit blames a restaurant’s bad meatloaf for the deaths of a former West Virginia state lawmaker and her husband.

11/07/2014

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Safety Of Guardrails Lining Hundreds Of Miles Of Pa. Roads Called Into Question

Thousands of potentially dangerous guardrails line the roads of Pennsylvania. Some say a particular part of the guardrail could have a fatal flaw.

11/06/2014

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