Jury Finds Ferrante Guilty In Cyanide Poisoning TrialAfter hours of deliberations, the jury has found Dr. Robert Ferrante, the University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of poisoning and killing his wife with cyanide, guilty of first-degree murder.
Jury Sequestered For Night After 1st Day Of Deliberations In Cyanide Poisoning TrialThe four-woman, eight-man jury in the Robert Ferrante trial has been sequestered for the night following the first day of deliberations, which lasted about six hours.
Defense Rests After Ferrante Takes Stand As Cyanide Poisoning Trial ContinuesAs a former Allegheny County coroner, Dr. Cyril Wecht has helped prosecutors put people accused of homicide behind bars. But on Wednesday he'll try to help a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher accused of fatally poisoning his wife avoid that fate.
Defense Witnesses Attack Cyanide Death Diagnosis The first two defense witnesses in a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher's homicide trial on Monday targeted the prosecution's central claim that the researcher purposely poisoned his neurologist wife with cyanide last year.
Prosecution Rests, Defense To Open Case In Cyanide Poisoning TrialThe defense was expected to begin calling witnesses after a final prosecution witness in the trial of a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher charged with poisoning his neurologist wife with cyanide last year.
Prosecution Focuses On Emails Between Accused Doc And WifeTestimony continued Friday in the trial of Dr. Robert Ferrante, who is accused in his wife's cyanide poisoning death.
Blood Tests Continue To Take Center Stage In Cyanide Poisoning TrialTestimony in the trial of a University of Pittsburgh researcher accused of poisoning his wife with cyanide last year continued Thursday.
DA: Fatal McKeesport Fire Sparked By 5-Year-Old A fire that destroyed three houses and left a 2-year-old girl dead is believed to have been started by a child playing with a cigarette lighter.
Cousin: Woman In Stolen Husky Case Being Vilified For No ReasonThe Pittsburgh woman accused of stealing a dying man’s dog, and then weeks later having it put down, is being defended by a relative who says she is being vilified for no reason.
Family: 2 Children Witnessed Torrance MurderPennsylvania State Police are still looking for the man they think pulled the trigger in a bizarre homicide that resulted in three arrests so far.
Sandy Hook Principal’s Cousin: “They Were Her Kids”You've heard by now about Dawn Hochsprung, the principal of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. She was killed when she confronted the gunman who invaded her school. Now, her cousin – who lives in the Pittsburgh area – is talking about her.