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Man Accused In Girlfriend’s Shooting Death Ordered To Stand Trial

A man has been ordered to stand trial for murder in the death of his longtime girlfriend, but the defense says police should spend more time looking at another potential suspect.

03/11/2015

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Steelers’ Adams Sues 3 Men Acquitted In Attack For Assault

Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Mike Adams has sued three men who were acquitted of criminal charges that they attacked him outside a sandwich shop in June 2013.

03/05/2015

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2 Teens To Stand Trial In Group Home Beating Death

Two teens accused in a fatal assault at a Carrick group home were in court Wednesday.

02/25/2015

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Man To Stand Trial In Shaken Baby Death

A man who allegedly shook his girlfriend’s daughter to death was in court this morning for a preliminary hearing.

02/06/2015

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Ferrante Formally Sentenced To Life In Prison In Cyanide Poisoning Case

A former University of Pittsburgh researcher was sentenced for the death of his wife today.

02/04/2015

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Personal Care Home Employee Accused Of Assaulting Elderly Woman To Stand Trial

A personal care worker accused of punching an 83-year-old woman will stand trial.

02/03/2015

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2 Constables Ordered To Stand Trial On Assault Charges

The Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office plans to eventually file motions to remove two constables from their jobs.

01/28/2015

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Woman Testifies Against Boyfriend During Child Endangerment Hearing

A Wilkinsburg couple charged with endangering the welfare of children appeared in court today, where things got emotional during a preliminary hearing.

12/18/2014

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Juror In Cyanide Poisoning Case: “I Feel That We Did Justice”

Several jurors are opening up about the experience after handing down a first-degree murder conviction to the University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of poisoning his wife with cyanide.

11/07/2014

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Jury Finds Ferrante Guilty In Cyanide Poisoning Trial

After hours of deliberations, the jury has found Dr. Robert Ferrante, the University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of poisoning and killing his wife with cyanide, guilty of first-degree murder.

11/07/2014

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Jury Sequestered For Night After 1st Day Of Deliberations In Cyanide Poisoning Trial

The four-woman, eight-man jury in the Robert Ferrante trial has been sequestered for the night following the first day of deliberations, which lasted about six hours.

11/06/2014

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Man Sentenced In Beaver Co. Nun Attack & Sexual Assault Case

A young man who pleaded guilty to attacking, beating and sexually assaulting a Beaver County nun last year is expected to be sentenced Wednesday.

11/05/2014

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Defense Rests After Ferrante Takes Stand As Cyanide Poisoning Trial Continues

As a former Allegheny County coroner, Dr. Cyril Wecht has helped prosecutors put people accused of homicide behind bars. But on Wednesday he’ll try to help a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of fatally poisoning his wife avoid that fate.

11/05/2014

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Defense Witnesses Attack Cyanide Death Diagnosis

The first two defense witnesses in a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher’s homicide trial on Monday targeted the prosecution’s central claim that the researcher purposely poisoned his neurologist wife with cyanide last year.

11/04/2014

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Prosecution Rests, Defense To Open Case In Cyanide Poisoning Trial

The defense was expected to begin calling witnesses after a final prosecution witness in the trial of a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher charged with poisoning his neurologist wife with cyanide last year.

11/03/2014

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