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Woman Sentenced To Jail For Downloading Child Porn To Frame Hubby

A woman convicted of downloading child pornography in a failed attempt to frame her estranged husband must spend six months to two years in county jail.

12/16/2014

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Woman Convicted Of Stealing Baby From Pittsburgh Hospital Dies

A woman serving time for kidnapping a newborn baby from a Pittsburgh hospital has died.

12/06/2014

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Ex-Police Chief Says He’s Found God, Seeking Reduced Sentence For Extortion

A former southwestern Pennsylvania police chief serving more than 11 years behind bars for extortion wants a federal judge to reduce his sentence to less than seven years because he’s tried to turn his life around and found God.

12/04/2014

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Fired Guards Charged With Cuffing Inmate To Shower

Two Pennsylvania county jail guards have been fired and charged with handcuffing an inmate to a shower stall for more than 30 minutes as they threw boxes, toilet paper rolls and rubber gloves filled with water at him.

11/20/2014

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Woman Guilty Of Downloading Child Porn To Frame Husband

A western Pennsylvania woman faces up to nine years in prison for downloading child pornography in an attempt to frame her estranged husband.

08/21/2014

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DeWeese Discusses Prison Sentence For 1st Time

Earlier this year, former State Rep. Bill DeWeese was released from prison after finishing his sentence for political corruption.

07/01/2014

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Elderly Man Sentenced To 6-To-12 Years In Prison For Wife’s Death

An elderly man who pleaded guilty to killing his wife was sentenced Friday morning.

05/09/2014

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Deweese Released After Corruption Sentence

Former state Rep. Bill DeWeese has been released from prison after finishing his sentence for political corruption.

03/30/2014

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DeWeese To Be Released From Jail, While Veon Continues To Serve Time

Bill DeWeese — once the top Democrat in the state House of Representatives — will be released from prison Sunday afternoon.

03/28/2014

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Rally Planned Over Fayette Co. Prison Vote

Last month, Fayette County commissioners elected to build a new $30 million prison. It’s a decision residents are still angry about.

03/11/2014

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Ex-Pa. Speaker Perzel Plans Future After Prison

Former Pennsylvania House Speaker John Perzel is looking forward to his future now that he’s out of prison – but it won’t be in Harrisburg.

03/09/2014

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Court Denies Ex-Sen. Jane Orie’s Corruption Appeal

A three-judge state Superior Court panel has rejected former state Sen. Jane Orie’s appeal of her conviction and subsequent prison sentence for campaign corruption and with introducing forged evidence, which resulted in a mistrial before her eventual conviction.

03/06/2014

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Ex-State Sen. Jane Orie Released From Prison

Former Republican state Sen. Jane Orie, who was convicted of using her legislative staff for her sister’s campaign for state Supreme Court judge, has been released from prison after serving less than two years.

02/09/2014

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Greene County Inmate Found Dead

Several agencies are investigating after an inmate was found dead in his prison cell in Waynesburg.

01/13/2014

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Inmate’s Death Under Investigation At SCI Greene

Police are investigating after a prison inmate was murdered Friday.

01/11/2014

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