U.S. Attorney: Clergy Accused Of Sexual Abuse Could Face Consequences Under Civil RICO StatuteThe grand jury report sent shockwaves through the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese with revelations that 50 priests and religious leaders allegedly sexually abused hundreds of child victims.
KDKA Investigates: Feds Throw Book At Suspected Heroin DealersU.S. Attorney David Hickton says he's using every weapon he can in the war on heroin, including the toughest law on the books.
U.S. Attorney Hickton: “Making Every Resource Available” In Wilkinsburg InvestigationThe pain of Wednesday night's mass shooting in Wilkinsburg is still fresh.
SAT Tests Canceled In China, Macau Over Cheating ConcernsThe firm that oversees registrations for the SAT has canceled college entrance exams on Saturday in China and Macau, because some students may have already seen copies of the tests.
Local Grand Jury Charges Chinese Students In Conspiracy Aimed At U.S. UniversitiesFifteen Chinese nationals -- almost all in their 20s -- have been indicted by a Pittsburgh grand jury for using fake Chinese passports and hired test-takers to take SATs and other standardized exams in order to gain admission to American universities.
U.S. Attorney Hickton To Co-Chair National Heroin Task ForceThe top federal prosecutor in Pittsburgh has been picked to co-chair a national Heroin Task Force as the city and its suburbs respond to 12 overdoses that killed two people this week.
Ravenstahl Grand Jury Expires Without Returning IndictmentsA federal grand jury that has heard from several staff and police officials linked to former Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl has expired without returning indictments.
Pittsburgh FBI Rounding Up Dozens In "Bricks R Us" Heroin RingFederal prosecutors and the FBI were set to announce dozens of arrests in what they're calling a series of "overlapping and interrelated heroin distribution networks" in southwestern Pennsylvania.
FBI Releases New Details In Cyber Espionage CaseInvestigators release new details today in a cyber-espionage operation that allegedly targeted several United States companies, nearly all of them based in the Pittsburgh area.
FBI Searches Home Of Overbrook Brothers Accused Of Craigslist ScamThe Isabella family living on Maytide Street in Overbrook got a wake-up call from the FBI early Friday morning. The agents had a search and seizure warrant.
5 Nigerians Indicted In Tax Return Fraud SchemeFive Nigerians have been indicted in connection with a tax return fraud case.
Local Experts Convene Working Group On AddictionLocal experts to head a working group to end addiction.