Second Degree Murder
After more than a year, a jury has issued its verdict on the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin at the hands of George Zimmerman. After days of deliberation, the jury found Zimmerman not guilty.
A Hawaii man who confessed to killing a visiting University of Pittsburgh professor in 1996 was found guilty of second-degree murder on Wednesday.
There will be no death penalty for the man convicted in the shooting death of a Penn Hills police officer. Ronald Robinson was sentenced Tuesday night to two consecutive life sentences for the deaths of Officer Michael Crawshaw and Danyal Morton.
The man accused in connection with the stabbing death of a 14-year-old girl last year will spend the rest of his life behind bars after entering a plea today in court.