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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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Jury Deadlocked During Sentencing For Man Convicted Of Beaver Couple’s Murders

A jury deliberating the sentence for a man convicted of killing a local couple was deadlocked on its decision.

10/31/2014

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Prosecution Focuses On Emails Between Accused Doc And Wife

Testimony continued Friday in the trial of Dr. Robert Ferrante, who is accused in his wife’s cyanide poisoning death.

10/31/2014

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Blood Tests Continue To Take Center Stage In Cyanide Poisoning Trial

Testimony in the trial of a University of Pittsburgh researcher accused of poisoning his wife with cyanide last year continued Thursday.

10/30/2014

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Victims’ Daughters Testify In Sentencing Phase Of Murder Trial

The same jury that convicted a Pittsburgh man for the murder of a Beaver Falls couple heard testimony Wednesday about whether he should live or die for the crime.

10/29/2014

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Testimony Centers Around Testing Of Victim’s Blood In Cyanide Poisoning Trial

The trial of a University of Pittsburgh researcher accused of poisoning his wife with cyanide last year continued Wednesday.

10/29/2014

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Victim’s Mother Takes Stand As Cyanide Poisoning Trial Continues

The trial of a University of Pittsburgh researcher accused of poisoning his wife with cyanide is continuing today with testimony from the victim’s mother.

10/28/2014

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Contents Of Doctor’s Safe Introduced In Cyanide Poisoning Trial

The trial of a Pitt researcher accused of killing his wife with cyanide resumed Monday morning.

10/27/2014

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Westmoreland Co. Man Headed To Trial In Girlfriend’s Death

A Westmoreland County man, accused in his girlfriend’s death.

10/24/2014

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Doctors Testify On 2nd Day Of Cyanide Poisoning Trial

Day two of the trial of a Pitt researcher accused of killing his wife with cyanide gets underway Friday.

10/24/2014

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D.A.: 1992 Rape Charges Against NY Man Expired, Dropped

The Allegheny County district attorney has dropped charges that a New York man raped two Pittsburgh women in 1992 because the statute of limitations has expired.

10/21/2014

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Judge Refuses To Enter Judgment Of Acquittal On Remaining Leon Ford Charges

Allegheny County Judge Donald Machen refused to enter a judgment of acquittal on the remaining charges against Leon Ford Tuesday.

10/07/2014

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