Police Dog Named After Fallen Pittsburgh OfficerOfficer 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.
3 Fallen Pittsburgh Police Officers RememberedWednesday night, friends, relatives and fellow officers attended a special memorial service for the patrolmen at St. Joseph Church in Bloomfield.
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.
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.
Sheriff's Sale Of Poplawski House PostponedRichard Poplawski's home in Stanton Heights was scheduled to be put up for sheriff's sale on Tuesday, but the auction has been rescheduled.
Annual Street Hockey Tournament Honors Fallen OfficerFamily, friends and community members gathered at Osceola Park in Bloomfield today for an annual street hockey tournament to honor a fallen hero.
Chase Suspect Hits Zone 5 Police StationA 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.
Defense Files Appeal In Poplawski CaseRichard Poplawski's attorneys wasted little time appealing his conviction and sentencing for the murder of three Pittsburgh police officers.
Legal Wrangling Continues In Poplawski CaseThe 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.
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.
Reports Detail Costs For Poplawski TrialNew details have been released about how much the murder trial of Richard Poplawski actually cost.
Jury Sentences Poplawski To DeathIt 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.