Richard Poplawski

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Chief Justice Criticizes Prosecutors In Poplawski Case

Richard Poplawski is on death row, convicted for the murders of Pittsburgh Police Officers Paul Sciullo, Stephen Mayle and Eric Kelly.

04/09/2014

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Poplawski To Appeal Conviction, Death Penalty Sentence

One of our city’s most notorious cop killers will be back in court Wednesday to try and convince the top judges in the state that he shouldn’t have been convicted, and shouldn’t have gotten the death penalty.

04/08/2014

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Fallen Officers Remembered 5 Years After Tragedy

It’s been five years since three Pittsburgh Police officers were killed while responding to a domestic call.

04/04/2014

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2 Sentenced In Threatening Rap Video Case

Two men who were arrested in connection with a controversial online rap video that threatens the lives of police officers were sentenced Thursday afternoon.

02/06/2014

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Officials Pay Tribute On 4th Anniversary Of Stanton Heights Tragedy

It has been four years, since three Pittsburgh Police officers were shot and killed in Stanton Heights.

04/04/2013

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Poplawski’s Self-Described Friend Arrested On Parole Violations

The self-described lifelong friend of convicted cop-killer Richard Poplawski is now in jail.

03/12/2013

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Police Step Up Patrols In Response To Music Video

There are new details on a controversial music video that was produced in our area and posted to YouTube. Authorities put extra police on duty Friday night at Pittsburgh Police Zone 5 station in Highland Park.

11/16/2012

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Police Increasing Patrols Over Controversial Rap Video

A rap video, made locally and posted on YouTube, is getting a lot of attention. Some people say it goes too far because the lyrics talk about killing police officers. The video, which was taken down late Thursday, references Richard Poplawski, the man convicted of in the shooting deaths of three Pittsburgh police officers in Stanton Heights in 2009. Now, police are taking precautions.

11/16/2012

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Police Investigating Locally-Produced, Controversial Rap Video

Rap videos are sometimes offensive and sometimes outrageous, but one controversial video is now getting local attention and many say it goes too far.

11/15/2012

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Is SWAT Called Too Often?

In 2009, SWAT was deployed 96 times. In 2010, that number jumped to 120 deployments and last year SWAT was called out 145 times. That increase has the police brass looking at whether the tactical unit is being called out too often.

04/04/2012

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Poplawski’s Stanton Heights Home Demolished

Crews have torn down the Stanton Heights home where convicted murderer Richard Poplawski shot and killed three Pittsburgh Police officers.

10/10/2011

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Poplawski House Set To Be Demolished As Community Continues To Heal

The Stanton Heights home where three Pittsburgh police officers were shot and killed while responding to a domestic dispute in April of 2009 is set to be demolished Monday, bringing down a painful reminder for the community.

10/09/2011

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Bank Buys Poplawski House At Sheriff’s Sale

The home in Stanton Heights where three Pittsburgh Police officers were shot and killed in 2009 was sold at a sheriff’s sale Monday morning.

10/03/2011

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Poplawski House To Go Up For Sheriff’s Sale Monday

The house where three Pittsburgh police officers were shot and killed during a standoff in 2009 will go up for sheriff’s sale on Monday.

09/30/2011

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New Evidence On Poplawski Revealed

As the man facing death for killing three Pittsburgh police officers was back in court this week, prosecutors released evidence never before made public about Richard Poplawski’s past.

09/07/2011

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