'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.
Man Wants New Sentence In Teen's Rape, Murder, And DismembermentA man sentenced to death for raping, strangling and dismembering his girlfriend's 14-year-old daughter has asked a judge to instead give him a life term.
Judge Considers Motion To Bar Death Penalty In Wilkinsburg Cookout SlayingsA judge says he will "seriously" consider a motion to bar the death penalty in the case of two men accused of killing five people and an unborn baby at a Pennsylvania cookout.
Death Penalty Study Recommends Changes Amid Gov. Wolf MoratoriumA long-awaited study suggests changes in how the death penalty works in Pennsylvania, including a subcommittee's recommendation to improve legal defense in capital cases.
Death Penalty Sought In Girlfriend Slaying, Mother AssaultProsecutors say they plan to seek the death penalty in the case of a man accused of killing his girlfriend and beating her elderly mother earlier this year in northeastern Pennsylvania.
Florida Prosecutors Seeking Death Penalty Against Parkland School ShooterFlorida prosecutors say they will seek the death penalty against school shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz in the fatal shooting of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School.
GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Wants Death Penalty For School ShootersRepublican gubernatorial candidate Scott Wagner says he'll pursue a mandatory death penalty for any school shooter who kills someone.