Prosecutors will not retry a black man left paralyzed after he was shot by a white police officer during a traffic stop in Pittsburgh.
Lawyers for a black man left paralyzed after he was shot by a white Pittsburgh officer during a traffic stop want a judge to schedule a hearing to determine if Allegheny County prosecutors have been fair in delaying a decision whether to retry the man on some criminal counts.
A judge has granted what could be considered a split decision in the bond hearing for Greg Brown, the man who has served 19 years in prison for a house fire in Homewood-Brushton that killed three Pittsburgh firefighters.
It was a tragedy that shook the City of Pittsburgh 19 years ago, three Pittsburgh firefighters killed at a house fire in Homewood.
The jury went home for the night without a verdict in the retrial for a man convicted of murder 18 years ago. Terrell Johnson has been serving a life sentence for allegedly killing Verna Robinson, of Hazelwood, in 1994.
Police surveillance pictures showed Jamie Pavlot removing boxes of campaign materials from Orie’s office on McKnight Road. When asked why she did it, she said, “I was protecting my boss.”
Opening statements were given in the retrial for State Sen. Jane Orie that began Wednesday morning.
All 12 jurors, in addition to four alternates, have been selected for the retrial of State Sen. Jane Orie.
The Pennsylvania Superior Court has rejected State Sen. Jane Orie’s effort to put off her retrial on corruption charges.
Judge Jeffrey Manning has delayed the retrial of State Sen. Jane Orie until Superior Court responds to Orie’s latest appeal.