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Defense Attorney Claims Victim Sexually Abused By Preacher Was Over 18

A preacher accused of inappropriately touching a teenage male congregation member was in court Wednesday, but his attorney says whatever happened was between consenting adults.

07/23/2014

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School Bus Driver Accused Of Drunk Driving Appears In Court

A preliminary hearing for a local school bus driver faced with drunken driving and child endangerment charges took place Wednesday.

07/23/2014

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All-Female Jury Selected In Teacher’s Strangulation Death

An all-female jury has been selected in the case of a Westmoreland County man who is accused of strangling his wife to death.

06/17/2014

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Man Accused In East Liberty Target Stabbing Held For Trial

The man accused of stabbing shoppers, including a 16-year-old girl, at the Target store in East Liberty last year was held for trial during a preliminary hearing today.

06/10/2014

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Slain Teacher’s Family Files Lawsuit Against Husband, Bars

The Westmoreland County husband about to go on trial in the strangulation death of his school teacher wife is now also facing a lawsuit.

06/05/2014

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2 Accused Of Stealing Cemetery Vases Waive Hearing, Head To Trial

Two people accused of stealing bronze vases worth thousands of dollars from a cemetery in Westmoreland County and then selling them for scrap are heading to trial.

06/03/2014

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Man Accused Of Trying To Rob Lawrenceville Woman Held For Court

A man accused of trying to rob a young woman in earlier this month in Lawrenceville was held for court during a hearing this morning.

05/27/2014

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Ex-YMCA Aquatics Director Headed For Trial On Child Pornography Charges

Hiding his face as he exited a preliminary hearing, Hart Williams will go on trial for allegedly downloading 58,000 photos and 250 videos of child pornography.

05/14/2014

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Woman Sentenced To 5-10 Years For Fatal High-Speed Chase

A woman accused of leading police on a high-speed chase in Lawrence County that ended with the death of a police officer, was sentenced to prison Wednesday morning.

04/16/2014

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Local Man In Court, Accused Of Offering To Pay Minor For Sex

A Pittsburgh man was in court Friday, after police say he tried to pay a minor to have sex with him.

03/21/2014

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Women Accused Of Stealing Puppy In Court

The two women accused of stealing a puppy from the Animal Rescue League earlier this month were in court today for a hearing.

02/20/2014

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Woman Accused In Mother’s Fatal Beating To Stand Trial

The Westmoreland County woman accused in the fatal beating of her mother on New Year’s Eve is now headed to trial.

02/19/2014

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Suspect Accused In K-9 Officer’s Fatal Stabbing To Stand Trial

The man accused of fatally wounding a Pittsburgh Police dog and injuring several other officers as they tried to arrest him was ordered to stand trial during a preliminary hearing on Wednesday afternoon.

02/12/2014

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Judge Revokes Bail For Suspect In K-9 Officer’s Death

Bail was revoked today for the man charged with killing a Pittsburgh Police dog.

02/04/2014

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Man To Stand Trial In Fayette Co. Fatal Child Abuse Case

A man will stand trial in connection with a case of child abuse that left his 20-month-old girl dead in November.

01/29/2014

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