Lawyers were expected to present opening statements in trial of a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher charged with killing his neurologist wife with cyanide – but when that happens will be determined by a last-minute problem with two alternate jurors.
The trial of a former University of Pittsburgh researcher, accused of poisoning his wife with cyanide, is expected to begin Thursday.
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.
Jury selection was scheduled to begin in the trial of a Pittsburgh medical researcher charged with fatally poisoning his neurologist wife with cyanide.
An Allegheny County judge is expected to approve a deal by a consortium of charities to buy Pittsburgh’s August Wilson Center for $8.85 million.
An Army veteran acquitted in the shooting death of another motorist following a road-rage dispute has filed a federal lawsuit against police, prosecutors, and the city.
Prosecutors are urging a judge to allow them to present evidence that a woman whose body was recovered in a western Pennsylvania river last year was kidnapped and tortured prior to her death.
Allegheny County Judge Donald Machen refused to enter a judgment of acquittal on the remaining charges against Leon Ford Tuesday.
An agreement has been reached on the sale of the August Wilson Center.
A man accused of leading police on a chase – dragging an officer from his car – and carjacking two vehicles will go to trial.
A man facing charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a girl over a six year period was in court Wednesday afternoon for a preliminary hearing.
A man, who was accused of shooting another man at a bar last year, was acquitted Tuesday morning.
A man accused in the fatal shooting of his own mother last year has been ordered to stand trial.
A man accused of fatally shooting another man during a Fourth of July barbecue will go to trial.
Leon Ford, who was paralyzed during a November 2012 traffic stop in the city’s East End, was found not guilty of two counts of aggravated assault.