Richard Poplawski is on death row, convicted for the murders of Pittsburgh Police Officers Paul Sciullo, Stephen Mayle and Eric Kelly.
One of our city’s most notorious cop killers will be back in court Wednesday to try and convince the top judges in the state that he shouldn’t have been convicted, and shouldn’t have gotten the death penalty.
It’s been five years since three Pittsburgh Police officers were killed while responding to a domestic call.
After eight emotional victim impact statements from the victim’s family, former Pittsburgh Police officer Adam Lewis was sentenced to one to two years followed by six months of house arrest plus three years of probation in the death of Jessica Lojak.
Leon Ford was shot during a 20-minute traffic stop last November. Now, he could have charges against him dropped as officials look at crucial piece of evidence – dash cam video.
His attorney and supporters say dashboard camera video proves that the numerous charges stacked against Leon Ford, Jr. should be thrown out in court.
The verdict for a former Pittsburgh Police officer accused in connection with a motorcycle crash that left his fiancé’s intended maid of honor dead was found was read Tuesday morning.
Closing arguments begin Wednesday morning in the trial of former City of Pittsburgh Police Officer Adam Lewis.
The Pittsburgh Police officer involved in a fatal Bloomfield shooting over the weekend has been arrested and charged.
The arrest of a local teacher outside of a community meeting in Homewood led to protests outside the Pittsburgh Police Zone 5 station. The charges were eventually dropped, but now the police officer involved in the arrest has been reassigned to desk duty.
Teacher Dennis Henderson was relieved to hear the news the charges against him, in a case that generated widespread community attention, have been withdrawn for now.
It was initially a meeting about how to improve community relations with police. However, the opposite happened when a Pittsburgh school teacher was arrested last week.
Activists, politicians, and top law enforcement spent three-hours behind closed doors talking about improving relationships between residents and Pittsburgh police, primarily in the city’s zone 5 neighborhoods.
It was a meeting about how to improve community relations with police, but the opposite happened when a Pittsburgh school teacher had an encounter with an officer.
About two dozen people gathered Wednesday night outside the Pittsburgh Zone 5 Police Station after an incident on Kelly Street in Homewood where there was a meeting of a group called the Community Empowerment Association.