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DA Plans To Pursue Death Penalty For Triple Murder Suspect

A man charged in three murders could get the highest punishment possible, if convicted, after the District Attorney announced his intentions today.

06/25/2015

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Sources: Sheriff’s Deputy Who Tested Positive Reinstated, Will Face Regular Drug Testing

It was by all accounts a justified shooting. Several officers unloaded on accused child molester Leslie Sapp in January after Sapp brandished a very lethal-looking pellet gun.

06/24/2015

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Plum School Administrators Face Tough Questions From Parents

Students, parents and staff should get some answers at a school board meeting in Plum tonight.

04/28/2015

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Plum H.S. Students Protest Despite District’s Warning To Keep Quiet About Investigations

Students weren’t afraid to speak outside of Plum High School Monday morning.

04/27/2015

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Officials Warn Students About Posting About Plum Incidents On Social Media

Students at Plum High School say school they’ve been told not to talk about the ongoing teacher-student sexual relations investigations.

04/24/2015

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Exclusive: Plum Superintendent Addresses Arrest Of 3 Teachers

The Allegheny County District Attorney addressed the recent string of teacher-student alleged sexual relations stemming from Plum Area schools.

04/23/2015

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DA: Fugitive’s Shooting OK, Deputy Not Influenced By Cocaine

A prosecutor has called a news conference to announce his findings about a sheriff’s deputy who was found to have cocaine in his system after he was one of four officers who shot a child-rape suspect.

04/08/2015

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D.A.: Homewood Bar To Remain Closed After Shooting Of Security Guard

After the fatal shooting of a security guard at a Homewood bar earlier this week, District Attorney Stephen Zappala has made a decision about the establishment’s future.

02/20/2015

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Zappala: Sheriff Deputy Who Tested Positive For Drugs May Face Criminal Charges

It was by all accounts a justified shooting.

02/11/2015

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Officer Body Cameras & Stolen Recruit Files Discussed At Senate Judiciary Hearing

A Senate Judiciary hearing was held Wednesday morning in Pittsburgh on law enforcement practices.

02/11/2015

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Zappala: Monroeville Mall Officials Failed To Follow 2013 Security Recommendations

Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala said Monroeville Mall officials failed to follow recommendations from a security consultant back in 2013.

02/09/2015

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New Questions About Taxpayer Dollars Spent On “Undercover Boss”

The Allegheny County District Attorney’s office tells KDKA, it has made certain inquiries concerning the payments of gifts to city employees on Mayor Bill Peduto’s “Undercover Boss” appearance.

01/30/2015

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D.A.: May Have Been Illegal For Mayor To Give Out Money On “Undercover Boss”

The Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office says it may have been illegal for Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto to give money to city employees on the show, “Undercover Boss.”

01/30/2015

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Pittsburgh Protesters Gather As Ferguson Grand Jury Reaches Decision

Media outlets citing unidentified sources are reporting that the grand jury considering whether Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson should be charged in the death of Michael Brown has reached a decision.

11/24/2014

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D.A. Plans To File Charges In Port Authority Rollover Crash

It’s been more than two months since a crash involving two Port Authority buses, and there has been a lot of back and forth about what is to blame for the accident

11/05/2014

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