Penalty Phase

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Jury Sentences Man Convicted In Girlfriend’s Murder To Death Penalty

A jury has sentenced the man convicted of first-degree murder in the death of his estranged girlfriend in Washington County to the death penalty.

05/14/2015

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Jordan Clemons’ Mother Takes Stand During Penalty Phase

The penalty phase for a man convicted of first-degree murder in Washington County resumed on Wednesday.

05/13/2015

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Penalty Phase Begins For Jordan Clemons After 1st-Degree Murder Conviction

The penalty phase for a man convicted of first-degree murder in Washington County began Tuesday morning.

05/12/2015

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Closing Arguments To Begin Thursday In Smyrnes’ Penalty Phase

Closing arguments will begin Thursday morning in the penalty phase of the trial for the alleged ringleader of the so-called “Greensburg 6.”

02/27/2013

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Prosecution’s Psychiatrist Paints Smyrnes As A Liar

A psychiatrist for the prosecution painted Ricky Smyrnes as a liar who repeatedly contradicts himself.

02/26/2013

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Victim’s Family Gives Impact Statements As Smyrnes Penalty Phase Continues

Jurors heard victim impact statements on Tuesday from the family of murder victim Jennifer Daugherty. This comes on day two of the penalty phase trial of Ricky Smyrnes.

02/20/2013

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Penalty Phase Begins In Trial Of Alleged ‘Greensburg 6’ Ringleader

The penalty phase begins today in the trial of the alleged ringleader of the so-called “Greensburg 6.”

02/19/2013

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Taped Confession Played As Penalty Phase Continues In ‘Greensburg 6’ Trial

The penalty phase for Melvin Knight, one of the so-called “Greensburg 6,” continues today in Westmoreland County.

08/24/2012

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Dr. Cyril Wecht Takes Stand As ‘Greensburg 6’ Penalty Phase Continues

estimony continues today in the penalty phase for one of members of the so-called “Greensburg 6” in Westmoreland County. Jurors today heard testimony about the injuries sustained by 30-year-old Jennifer Daugherty at the hands of the so-called “Greensburg 6.”

08/23/2012

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Penalty Phase Begins For ‘Greensburg 6′ Suspect

The penalty phase for one of the so-called members of the “Greensburg Six” began Monday morning in Westmoreland County.

08/20/2012

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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