Sandusky Takes Appeal Of Molestation Conviction To U.S. CourtFormer Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky is asking a federal court to do what state courts so far haven't and either grant him a new trial or release him from prison.
Judge Dismisses Most Appeal Arguments In Cyanide Poisoning DeathA judge has dismissed most of the latest appeal arguments by a former University of Pittsburgh medical researcher in what prosecutors said was the cyanide poisoning death of his wife in 2013.
Prosecutors Stake Out Opposing Sides In Pennsylvania Death Penalty AppealPhiladelphia's top prosecutor and the state district attorneys' association are staking out opposing positions in a case to determine if Pennsylvania's death penalty will remain in effect.
Cosby Files Appeal Over Testimony From Other Female AccusersComedian Bill Cosby has filed a lengthy appeal of the sex assault conviction that landed him in prison and says the judge allowed testimony from other women accusers that wasn't relevant.
Bill Cosby Seeks Bail, Renews Attacks On Trial JudgeBill Cosby is renewing attacks on a Pennsylvania trial judge as he seeks bail while he appeals his sex-assault conviction.
Ex-Officer Wants Freedom While Appealing ConvictionA former Pittsburgh police sergeant convicted of violating the civil rights of a drunken teenager in an assault at a high school football game is asking to stay out of jail during his appeal.
Feds: Pittsburgh Man Filed Bogus Appeal In Stranger's CaseA convicted Pittsburgh conman now awaiting trial on charges he stalked an FBI agent by placing a phony Craigslist sex ad has now also been charged with filing a fake appeal.
District Attorney Appeals Judge's Decision Not To Step DownA judge said he would not step down in the re-trial of a convicted arsonist Wednesday. Friday, the district attorney appealed that decision.
Justice Halts Religious Groups' Birth Control Opt-Out RoleA Supreme Court justice is blocking an appeals court's ruling that would have forced two western Pennsylvania Catholic dioceses and a Christian college to fill out forms to avoid penalties for not directly providing contraceptive benefits.
Court Nixes Faith-Based Birth Control Mandate ChallengeA federal appeals court has reversed lower-court victories by two western Pennsylvania Catholic dioceses and a private Christian college that challenged birth control coverage mandates as part of federal health care reforms.
Ray Rice Wins Appeal, 'Suspension Vacated'Ray Rice has won the appeal of his indefinite suspension by the NFL, which has been "vacated immediately," the players' union said Friday.