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.
Orie Melvin Drops Appeal, Hopes To Serve Sentence SoonFormer Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin has dropped her appeal of her campaign corruption conviction and has submitted drafts of apology letters she is ordered to send to other state judges and former staffers while serving her house arrest sentence.
What Should I Do If My Insurer Denies A Claim?If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.
Former Penn St. President Wins Lawsuit DelayA Pennsylvania judge is granting former Penn State president Graham Spanier's request to put on hold his defamation civil lawsuit against former FBI director Louis Freeh and Freeh's law firm.
Online Parking Court Offers An End To HasslesAfter that ticket appears on your windshield, you have the option to pay it or appeal it.
More Settlements Expected In Penn State Sex Abuse ScandalNegotiations between Penn State and young men who claim they were abused by Jerry Sandusky are starting to bear fruit, with lawyers involved saying there will be more settlement announcements in the coming days.
1st Settlement Reached In Penn State-Sandusky ScandalA young man who testified he was fondled by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has reached a settlement that gives him some peace of mind while putting the university in a better position to recover the money through a third party, the man's attorney says.