State High Court Upholds Death Penalty For 'Greensburg 6' RingleaderThe state Supreme Court has upheld the first-degree murder conviction and death penalty imposed on a man in the torture death of a mentally disabled woman in western Pennsylvania.
Pa. Supreme Court Overturns Death Sentence Of ‘Greensburg 6’ MemberThe state Supreme Court has overturned the death sentence for a convicted member of the so-called “Greensburg 6.”
Court Overturns Man's Conviction For Giving Ex-Wife Middle FingerA state appeals court has overturned the disorderly conduct conviction of a Pittsburgh man who was charged because he gave his ex-wife the middle finger.
High Court Strikes Down Casino Payments To Host CommunitiesThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled that the roughly 4 percent "local share assessment" is unconstitutional because it is not uniform and affects Pennsylvania's 12 casinos differently.
Pa. Supreme Court Blocks Pro-Industry Provisions Of Gas Drilling LawPennsylvania's highest court on Wednesday blocked industry-friendly provisions of a major 2012 state law designed to modernize natural gas drilling regulations.
State Legislators Again Put Local Gun Laws In CrosshairsPennsylvania lawmakers are moving closer to re-enacting legislation that would let the National Rifle Association and similar groups challenge local gun regulations that are more restrictive than state law.
Pennsylvania Judge Victim Of "Random" Subway AssaultOfficials say Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Kevin Dougherty was treated at a hospital after an assault by a panhandler in Center City Philadelphia.
2nd Pennsylvania Justice To Resign Over Porn Email ScandalA Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice is stepping down in a widening scandal over explicit and offensive emails the he and others exchanged with friends and lawyers.
Court Refuses To Reinstate Attorney General Kane's Law LicenseThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court is declining to reinstate the suspended law license of Pennsylvania's attorney general as she fights criminal charges she leaked secret grand jury material and lied under oath about it.
Ex-Pennsylvania Justice Says State Violated Her Constitutional RightsA former Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice convicted of using state-paid staff for campaign activities says the state violated her constitutional rights.
Court Upholds Death Penalty In 2009 Killing Of 3 City OfficersThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for a man convicted in the 2009 killing of three Pittsburgh police officers.
Pennsylvania Justice Suspended Over Emails With Lewd ContentA Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice is suspended from his job with pay while a state judicial ethics court considers allegations his email practices have tainted the court system.