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Ex-Employees Testifiy At Judge Orie Melvin’s Preliminary Hearing

State Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin’s preliminary hearing on nine criminal counts began Monday in Pittsburgh. Melvin is charged with using state-paid staff to run for election to the state Supreme Court.


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Mother To Stand Trial In Hotel Bathtub Incident

The woman charged with criminal homicide in connection with the drowning death of her young son in a hotel bathtub will stand trial.


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New Castle Couple Ordered To Stand Trial On Sexual Assault Charges

A Lawrence County couple was ordered Thursday to stand trial on charges in connection with the sexual assault of two children.


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Man Accused In Child’s Beating Death ‘Deteriorating In Jail’

A Knoxville man charged in connection with the beating death of an 11-year-old boy earlier this year was in court Thursday.


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New Castle Couple In Court, Facing Sexual Assault Charges

A New Castle couple is facing charges after being accused in connection with the sexual assault of children and allegedly forcing them to touch each other inappropriately.


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Man Accused Of Assaulting, Stealing From Woman To Stand Trial

A man who is facing charged in connection with the assault of a 78-year-old woman who took him into her home will stand trial.


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Hearing Delayed In Father-Son Shooting

A Westmoreland County man accused of shooting his son during an argument was in court Monday for a preliminary hearing.


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Taped Confession Of Slain Teacher’s Husband Played In Court

A Westmoreland County man is now headed to trial in his wife’s murder. Derry school teacher Rebecca Stahl was found strangled to death back in February. Thursday, a judge heard a taped confession from her husband.


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Pittsburgh Police Officer In Court For Preliminary Hearing

The Pittsburgh police officer accused of asking women for sexual favors in exchange for leniency is expected in court today for a hearing.


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Man Charged In Boy’s Death In Court For Hearing

The Knoxville man charged in connection with the beating death of an 11-year-old boy early this month was in court Friday morning for a preliminary hearing.


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Man Charged In Elderly Woman’s Death To Stand Trial

The Claysville man facing charges in the stabbing death of an elderly woman in her Washington County home last weekend has been ordered to stand trial.


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State Sen. Orie Testifies During Hearing

At a hearing to determine whether her defense attorney can continue to represent her, Sen. Jane Orie testified that she wants to keep William Costopoulos as her lawyer.


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Attorney Weighs In On McQueary’s Testimony

Former Penn State administrators Tim Curley and Gary Schultz will stand trial on perjury charges; they are accused of lying to a grand jury investigating former football coach Jerry Sandusky. But will those charges hold up at trial? The government’s case revolves around the testimony of assistant football coach Mike McQueary and his accounts were taken to task Friday in court.


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Former PSU Officials To Stand Trial

Two former Penn State administrators will stand trial on perjury charges for allegedly lying to a grand jury to cover up a child sex abuse scandal involving former Nittany Lions defensive coordinator Jerry Sandusky.


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Sandusky’s Attorney Maintains Victims Engaged In Collusion

Indicted former football coach Jerry Sandusky declined to face his alleged victims in court on Tuesday. However, that didn’t stop his attorney from challenging their credibility outside the courtroom by saying they may be engaged in collusion.