State Sen. Jane Orie

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Orie Sentenced To Prison For Corruption Conviction

Former State Sen. Jane Orie was sentenced to two-and-half to 10 years in prison after being convicted in a corruption trial in March.


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Orie’s Attorney ‘Disappointed’ With Verdict

State Sen. Jane Orie has been convicted in a public corruption trial that took days to argue and several days to decide.


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Orie Found Guilty On 14 Of 24 Counts

The jury has reached a verdict in the corruption trial of State Sen. Jane Orie. Jurors have found State Sen. Jane Orie guilty on two counts of theft of services and guilty of conspiracy, guilty of forgery and not guilty of perjury.


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Deliberations Conclude For Night In Orie Corruption Trial

Jury deliberations resumed Sunday morning in the corruption trial of State Sen. Jane Orie.


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Jury Reaches Impasse In Orie Trial, Deliberations To Continue

Jury deliberations ended Saturday evening in another day of the corruption trial of State Sen. Jane Orie. The jury retired for the night around 8 p.m. They will resume deliberations Sunday.


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Deliberations To Resume In Orie Corruption Trial

Jury deliberations will resume at 9 a.m. Saturday in the corruption trial of State Sen. Jane Orie.


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Deliberations To Resume Friday In Orie Corruption Trial

The jury began deliberations in the re-trial State Sen. Jane Orie following closing arguments, which got underway this morning.


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Prosecution Questions State Sen. Jane Orie

The prosecution began cross-examining State Sen. Jane Orie in her corruption trial. So far, the questioning has focused on her employees doing campaign work on state time.


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State Sen. Jane Orie Testifies During Corruption Trial

State Sen. Jane Orie took the stand Monday in her corruption trial on Monday.


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Document Analyst Testifies At Orie Re-Trial

As prosecutors wrapped up their case in the re-trial of State Sen. Jane Orie, they recalled to the stand former chief-of-staff Jamie Pavlot, whose signature is the focus of the controversial forged documents.


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Should State Sen. Jane Orie Resign?

Privately, Republican leaders are weighing whether to ask the Republican senator to step down.


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State Sen. Orie’s Attorney Questions New Charges

Just hours after State Sen. Jane Orie’s arrest Monday night on 16 counts of forgery, perjury and tampering or fabricating evidence, her attorney William Costopoulos questioned District Attorney Stephen Zappala’s motives.


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State Sen. Orie Turns Self In, Released From Jail

State Senator Jane Orie, R-McCandless, turned herself in at City Court Monday night. She was with family members. Her brother Jack says she was crying, shocked and ready to take on these charges.


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Court Hears Key Testimony In Orie Trial

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — A key witness testified at the corruption trial of State Sen. Jane Orie on Friday. Jennifer Knapp-Rioja is the legislative intern who launched the investigation. KDKA’s Harold Hayes reports that Knapp Rioja […]


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Testimony Continues On Day 2 Of Orie Trial

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The corruption trial of State Sen. Jane Orie continues today with more testimony. The proceedings started Thursday after being delayed in the morning when two jurors were excused from duty. Opening statements […]