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Ex-Sen. Jane Orie Appeals Conviction To Federal CourtFormer Pennsylvania Sen. Jane Orie filed a federal appeal Wednesday of her state criminal conviction and prison sentence, arguing as she has previously without success in state court that a second trial amounted to double jeopardy.
Guilty Verdicts Reached In Boston Marathon BombingsA jury has reached a verdict in the federal death penalty trial of Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev.
Ex-Dealership Office Manager Learns Fate For $600,000 TheftThe former office manager at a Pittsburgh-area car dealership faces sentencing on federal fraud and false tax return charges stemming from her theft of $700,000 from the business.
Deportation Looms For Honduran Man After Judge Declares Obama Action InvalidA Honduran man whose case led a federal judge in Pittsburgh to declare President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration unconstitutional will be sentenced next week and eventually deported.
Corbett Says Only Approval Rating That Matters Is In NovemberGov. Tom Corbett has had a consistently low approval rating the last four years.
Same-Sex Weddings Expected To Bring In Money For Local BusinessesPamela Vanhaitsma and Jess Garity of Shadyside have waited years for to be officially married.
Gov. Corbett Won't Appeal Same-Sex Marriage CasePennsylvania's governor says he won't appeal a court decision that struck down the state's gay marriage ban.
Gov. Corbett Explains Reasoning Behind NCAA LawsuitMarty Griffin asks Gov. Tom Corbett why he had a change of mind regarding the NCAA sanctions after stating on July 23 that the sanctions were to be accepted.
Gov. Corbett: PSU Sanctions Were Overreaching & Unlawful Gov. Tom Corbett had some harsh words for the NCAA while announcing an anti-trust lawsuit Wednesday morning.
Governor To Sue NCAA Over Penn State SanctionsGov. Tom Corbett has scheduled a news conference Wednesday in State College to announce that the State of Pennsylvania will take the National Collegiate Athletic Association to court over sanctions the NCAA levied on Penn State University.