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.
The woman charged with criminal homicide in connection with the drowning death of her young son in a hotel bathtub will stand trial.
A Lawrence County couple was ordered Thursday to stand trial on charges in connection with the sexual assault of two children.
A Knoxville man charged in connection with the beating death of an 11-year-old boy earlier this year was in court Thursday.
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.
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.
A Westmoreland County man accused of shooting his son during an argument was in court Monday for a preliminary hearing.
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.
The Pittsburgh police officer accused of asking women for sexual favors in exchange for leniency is expected in court today for a 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.