Federal Appeals Court Blocks Ohio From Executing Man Sentenced For The Rape, Murder Of 12-Year-Old Boy ScoutA federal appeals court has again ruled that Ohio can’t execute a man who is intellectually disabled and was sentenced to death for the rape and murder of a 12-year-old Boy Scout.
Judge: Death Penalty On Table For Alleged Tree Of Life Shooter Robert BowersA federal judge has rejected a bid by the suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting to have the death penalty removed as a potential sentencing option.
Prosecution To Seek Death Penalty For Man Accused Of Killing Stepmother, 10-Year-Old Brother In Crawford Co.A prosecutor says he will seek the death penalty if a man is convicted of first-degree murder in the shooting deaths of his stepmother and his 10-year-old half-brother in northwestern Pennsylvania last summer.
Judge Sentences Rahmael Holt To Death For Killing Of New Kensington Police Officer Brian ShawA judge has sentenced Rahmael Holt to death for killing New Kensington Police officer Brian Shaw.
Notice Of Execution Signed For Man Convicted Of Stabbing Death Of Estranged GirlfriendA local man who killed his estranged girlfriend is scheduled to be executed on March 13.
Lawyers For Alleged Tree Of Life Shooter Robert Bowers Say Death Penalty Is UnconstitutionalLawyers for the accused Tree of Life gunman say even if he's found guilty, he should not be executed.
'We Are Forever Grateful For Your Judgement': Fallen Officer Brian Shaw's Brother Thanks JuryJustice for fallen Officer Brian Shaw: that's how friends, family and fellow police officers described the jury’s death sentence for convicted killer Rahmael Holt.
Rahmael Holt Sentenced To Death In The Murder Of Officer Brian ShawThe sentencing phase of the trial for Rahmael Holt, the man convicted in the murder of New Kensington Police Officer Brian Shaw, is back underway today.
‘I Will Never Forgive You’: Officer Shaw’s Family Gives Emotional Testimony During Sentencing PhaseThe sentencing phase of the trial of Rahmael Holt, who is accused in the fatal shooting of New Kensington Police Officer Brian Shaw, is underway today at the Westmoreland County Courthouse.
Pennsylvania High Court Passes On Death Penalty ReviewThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court has declined a special petition to review the constitutionality of the death penalty but says it will still consider individual cases.
Pennsylvania Court Asked To Toss Death PenaltyThe Pennsylvania Supreme Court will consider Wednesday whether the state’s death penalty statute amounts to cruel, arbitrary punishment that’s too often reserved for black and poor defendants.
2 Tree Of Life Survivors Offer Opposing Views About Death Penalty For Suspected Shooter Robert BowersThe moment he heard a noise behind him in the sanctuary of the Tree of Life Synagogue Oct. 27 is seared in Joe Charny’s mind.
Justice Department Seeks Death Penalty For Alleged Synagogue Shooter Robert BowersThe Justice Department will seek the death penalty for the Tree of Life mass shooting suspect Robert Bowers.
Independent District Attorney Candidate Takes Strong Positions On Certain IssuesRunning on her convictions, independent district attorney candidate Lisa Middleman is making sure her positions are well-known ahead of the election.
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.