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DA To File Criminal Charges Against Bus Drivers Involved In Parkway North Crash

There were no passengers on the bus and the driver survived, but the Port Authority says the driver of a second bus involved in a violent crash may have been driving recklessly.

10/10/2014

(City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police)

DA: Teen Girl’s Body Found In Park Was Doused With Bleach

Authorities say the body of a teenage girl found in a Pittsburgh park had been doused in bleach – likely in an effort to remove evidence.

10/10/2014

(Photo Credit: Mike Manko)

KDKA’s Harold Hayes Awarded For 35 Years Of Reporting

Wednesday was just another day for KDKA-TV reporter Harold Hayes.

08/13/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Strip District Business Owners Meet With Police, D.A. Over Safety Concerns

Business owners, along with the Pittsburgh Police and the Allegheny County District Attorney, came together Thursday afternoon to try to make a plan to make the Strip District safer at night.

07/25/2014

(Source: Allegheny County Police)

15-Year-Old Arrested In Shooting Of Pregnant Teen

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with last month’s shooting in Duquesne that injured a pregnant teenager and killed her unborn baby.

06/10/2014

(Photo Courtesy: Allegheny County District Attorney's Office)

D.A. Rules Shooting Of Police Chase Suspect Was Justified

The Allegheny County District Attorney has ruled the shooting death of a suspect after a chase that reached 100 MPH last April was justified.

06/04/2014

(Photo Courtesy: Delgado Family)

Zappala: Investigators Make Progress In Pregnant Teen’s Shooting

Allegheny County District Attorney Steve Zappala says investigators are making progress in the case of a pregnant teenager who survived a shooting but lost her unborn baby.

05/28/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Pa. Supreme Court Denies Baumhammers’ Appeal

An unemployed immigration attorney lost an appeal Tuesday of his conviction and death sentence for shooting to death five people during a 2000 attack that targeted ethnic minorities in western Pennsylvania.

05/28/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

D.A.’s Office Seeking Death Penalty In East Liberty Sisters’ Deaths

The murders of two sisters in East Liberty earlier this year is now a death penalty case.

05/07/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Absentee Landlords A Growing Problem In McKeesport

Fire investigators say the McKeesport home where a fatal fire started last weekend did not have any smoke detectors.

03/28/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Lori Sperling)

DA: Fatal McKeesport Fire Sparked By 5-Year-Old

A fire that destroyed three houses and left a 2-year-old girl dead is believed to have been started by a child playing with a cigarette lighter.

03/27/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

D.A. At Odds With Mayor’s Office Over Double Homicide Investigation

Long before suspect Allen Wade was arrested and charged with the murders of Susan and Sarah Wolfe, we all knew about surveillance video, DNA and a timeline created by the alarm system at the victims’ home.

03/12/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

D.A. Rules Fatal Shooting Of Child Abductor Was Justified

The Allegheny County District Attorney has ruled that the fatal shooting of a child abductor by police was justified.

03/12/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

County Council To Decide On Budget Amidst Disagreement Over Drug Enforcement

A war of words between the Allegheny County District Attorney and county administrators over drug enforcement could be coming to an end in a few hours.

12/03/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Judge Calls For Investigation After Brashear H.S. Shooting

District Judge James A. Motznik is calling for an investigation into the recent shooting at Brashear High School.

11/15/2013

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