A record-setting award has been handed down for the family of a Westmoreland County woman electrocuted when a power line fell on her. The jury awarded $109 million, which a judge says is the largest award in the history of Allegheny County.
A Washington County man has been found guilty of murdering his teenage girlfriend more than three decades ago.
A mixed verdict was handed down on Saturday for the man accused in an accident that left a woman who was out jogging with her children in Mount Lebanon dead. It took the jury less than four hours to find Benjamin Cope, of Mount Lebanon, guilty of involuntary manslaughter and two counts of recklessly endangering another person.
It was the verdict that shocked the nation, Casey Anthony found not guilty in connection with the death of her 2-year-old daughter, Caylee. Now, many local people, including mothers and grandmothers, are reacting to the verdict, which came down on Tuesday afternoon.
The day after a guilty verdict was handed down in the murder trial of Richard Poplawski, a burning blue candle sits near the statue of St. Michael the Archangel. It’s a memorial to Officers Paul Sciullo II, Eric Kelly and Stephen Mayhle at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Bloomfield. Officer Sciullo was a member of the parish.
It was just after 7:30 p.m. Saturday when word spread that the jury in the trial of Richard Poplawski had reached a verdict.
Richard Poplawski, the man on trial in the 2009 shooting deaths of three Pittsburgh police officers, has been found guilty on three counts of criminal homicide.
It has been a week of intense emotions at the Allegheny County Courthouse during the trial of Richard Poplawski, who was convicted Saturday in the deaths of three police officers. As the verdict came down, Poplawski’s mother, Margaret, was thrown out of the courtroom.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A verdict has been reached in the trial of the man accused in connection with the shooting death of a 12-year-old girl on Pittsburgh’s North Side. Jolesa Barber was shot and killed […]