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Chief Justice Criticizes Prosecutors In Poplawski Case

Richard Poplawski is on death row, convicted for the murders of Pittsburgh Police Officers Paul Sciullo, Stephen Mayle and Eric Kelly.

04/09/2014

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Family Members Testify In Accused Cop-Killer’s Trial

Testimony continued Tuesday in the trial of a man accused of shooting and killing a Penn Hills Police Officer in 2009.

01/08/2013

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Juror Dismissed In Accused Cop-Killer’s Trial

The trial for a man accused of killing a Penn Hills Police officer resumed Monday morning with a juror being dismissed.

01/07/2013

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Paramedic Testifies In Accused Cop Killer’s Trial

The jury in the Ronald Robinson trial heard more recordings from police dispatch calls the night Danyal Morton and Penn Hills Police Officer Michael Crawshaw were killed.

01/04/2013

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Trial Begins For Accused Penn Hills Cop Killer

It’s been more than three years since a Penn Hills Police Officer was shot and killed. Now, after several setbacks, the man accused of killing him is on trial.

01/03/2013

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Law Enforcement React To Rash Of Police Shootings

Not that many years ago, the thought of shooting a police officer would be almost un-thinkable. That seems to have changed, and local law enforcement officials say it has a lot to do with a lack of family values.

10/12/2012

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Suspect Accused Of Slaying Wilkinsburg Couple To Stand Trial

A local man will stand trial on charges he killed his ex-girlfriend and her boyfriend in Wilkinsburg. Joshua Wright, 23, is accused of fatally shooting 24-year-old Da’Shawna Gibson and 23-year-old Michael Black in their second-floor apartment last month.

08/10/2012

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DA On Western Psych Gunman: Warning Signs Missed

Investigators detailed a series of warning signs that Western Psych gunman John Shick had grown dangerous which they say were ignored.

03/28/2012

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Former Officer Found Not Guilty In Son’s Death

A judge handed down a ruling today in the trial of a former police officer facing charges of manslaughter in connection with the death of his 5-year-old son. John Thompson, 39, was found not guilty on charges of involuntary manslaughter, child endangerment and reckless endangerment.

01/25/2012

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Deputy DA: Strip District Victim In Wrong Place At Wrong Time

Investigators for the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office say the woman who died during shootings in the Strip District happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.

01/03/2012

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Teen To Stand Trial In Accidental Clairton Shooting

The families of Gerron Chaney and Karrie Linnen walked away from the courtroom knowing Chaney will now face trial on a homicide charge for accidentally killing his best friend.

08/12/2011

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City Police Chief, Prosecutor React To Poplawski Death Sentence

A day after a jury sentenced Richard Poplawski to death, the city’s chief of police and the prosecutor who tried the case are reacting to the verdict.

06/29/2011

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Poplawski Convicted In Deaths Of 3 Officers

Richard Poplawski, the man on trial in the 2009 shooting deaths of three Pittsburgh police officers, has been found guilty on three counts of criminal homicide.

06/25/2011

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Penn Hills Murder Suspect Ordered To Stand Trial

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The man charged with killing a man, cutting up his body, putting it in garbage bags and dumping it in a wooded area was in court. Vito Pelino has been charged in […]

02/26/2011

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Plum Murder Suspect Held For Trial

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Two local defendants in City Court were held for trial. Jordan Just, 28, will stand trial for shooting and killing his 26-year-old live-in girlfriend Nancy Schaab. It happened in Plum Boro last […]

11/12/2010

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