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Paul Sciullo II

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Police Dog Named After Fallen Pittsburgh Officer

Officer Tony Yauch’s canine partner has the middle name of Paul Sciullo II, one of three Pittsburgh officers slain by a gunman in Stanton Heights three years ago.

04/27/2012

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3 Fallen Pittsburgh Police Officers Remembered

Wednesday night, friends, relatives and fellow officers attended a special memorial service for the patrolmen at St. Joseph Church in Bloomfield.

04/04/2012

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Is SWAT Called Too Often?

In 2009, SWAT was deployed 96 times. In 2010, that number jumped to 120 deployments and last year SWAT was called out 145 times. That increase has the police brass looking at whether the tactical unit is being called out too often.

04/04/2012

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Poplawski To Reporters: ‘I’ll Be Back’

Convicted cop-killer Richard Poplawski was in court on Tuesday to be sentenced on other charges stemming from the the tragic 2009 incident in Stanton Heights.

09/06/2011

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Sheriff’s Sale Of Poplawski House Postponed

Richard Poplawski’s home in Stanton Heights was scheduled to be put up for sheriff’s sale on Tuesday, but the auction has been rescheduled.

09/06/2011

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Annual Street Hockey Tournament Honors Fallen Officer

Family, friends and community members gathered at Osceola Park in Bloomfield today for an annual street hockey tournament to honor a fallen hero.

09/03/2011

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Chase Suspect Hits Zone 5 Police Station

A suspect who led police on a chase crashed near the Zone 5 police station in Pittsburgh. The suspect’s car wrecked into a wall that had the names of Paul Sciullo II, Stephen Mayhle and Eric Kelly.

08/25/2011

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Defense Files Appeal In Poplawski Case

Richard Poplawski’s attorneys wasted little time appealing his conviction and sentencing for the murder of three Pittsburgh police officers.

07/12/2011

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Legal Wrangling Continues In Poplawski Case

The trial may be over for convicted cop killer Richard Poplawski, but both sides are still wrangling over the case. Late yesterday, prosecutors filed a new motion asking the defense to return any physical evidence that they obtained when they reviewed the crime scene. The motion comes on the heels of another one filed by the defense team asking for a new trial.

07/12/2011

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Appeal Filed In Poplawski Case

Less than two weeks after a jury decided that Richard Poplawski should face the death penalty for killing three Pittsburgh police officers, defense attorneys have filed their first appeal in the case.

07/12/2011

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Reports Detail Costs For Poplawski Trial

New details have been released about how much the murder trial of Richard Poplawski actually cost.

07/06/2011

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Jury Sentences Poplawski To Death

It took a jury just about two hours to decide that convicted cop-killer Richard Poplawski should be sentenced to death. The jury received the case around 4:30 p.m. and the verdict was read shortly after 7 p.m.

06/29/2011

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Families Of Fallen Officers Offer Emotional Testimony

The prosecution’s final witness testified late Monday in the penalty phase of the Richard Poplawski murder trial at the Allegheny County Courthouse downtown.

06/28/2011

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Penalty Phase Begins In Poplawski Trial

The penalty phase for convicted cop-killer Richard Poplawski will begin Monday morning.

06/27/2011

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Community Remembers Officers, Weighs In On Guilty Verdict

The day after a guilty verdict was handed down in the murder trial of Richard Poplawski, a burning blue candle sits near the statue of St. Michael the Archangel. It’s a memorial to Officers Paul Sciullo II, Eric Kelly and Stephen Mayhle at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bloomfield. Officer Sciullo was a member of the parish.

06/26/2011

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