District Attorney Stephen Zappala was in East Liberty this afternoon at the scene of a deadly standoff where a 19-year-old was fatally wounded last week.
The National NAACP president criticized Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala for not prosecuting the three police officers accused of beating up Jordan Miles.
District Attorney Stephen Zappala announced that he will not bring charges against three Pittsburgh Police officers accused of beating Jordan Miles.
More information is coming out about a fatal shooting at a local club. District Attorney Stephen Zappala says the Trappers Club is closed for now, but 20-year-old Donte Hawkins wasn’t killed in a random shooting.
Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala says a man from Elizabeth Township was within his rights when he opened fire on a fleeing burglar in his home.
He’s accused of stealing more than $2 million and shooting and killing his co-worker, but Ken Konias says it all happened in self-defense. Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala held a news conference today on the case following Konias’ arrest earlier this week in Florida.
Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald is promising a full investigation following allegations that a county mental health employee refused to admit Western Psych killer John Shick for treatment.
John Shick was mentally ill, angry, seeking revenge and on the wrong medications – a man who needed to be committed to a mental hospital. That’s what a UPMC doctor who felt threatened by Shick believed when he tried to commit Shick for treatment two weeks before the shooting at Western Psych and couldn’t.
When John Shick entered Western Psychiatric Institute earlier this month, he commenced firing within 30 seconds — first hitting a security guard and receptionist at the onset of his rampage.
Investigators detailed a series of warning signs that Western Psych gunman John Shick had grown dangerous which they say were ignored.
Efforts to save a dog involved in the death of a baby have turned ugly. The KD Investigators have learned that a judge’s life has been threatened.
Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala is giving teachers a refresher course about what they are obliged to do to fight child abuse.
Investigators for the Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office say the woman who died during shootings in the Strip District happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time.
In light of the Jerry Sandusky scandal erupting at Penn State with a former assistant coach facing 40 counts including sexual abuse of children, Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala says it’s time to attack this issue head-on among those who have constant contact with children through an education campaign.
The investigation into claims of abuse at SCI Pittsburgh have gotten the attention of the Justice Department.