Pa. Supreme Court Denies Baumhammers' Appeal An unemployed immigration attorney lost an appeal Tuesday of his conviction and death sentence for shooting to death five people during a 2000 attack that targeted ethnic minorities in western Pennsylvania.
Judge: No New Trial For BaumhammersA judge has denied convicted killer Richard Baumhammers' request for a new trial.
Baumhammers Wants Death Sentence Thrown OutA judge is continuing to hear arguments in the case of convicted killer Richard Baumhammers. Baumhammers, who currently sits on death row for a shooting rampage that killed five people on April 28, 2000, wants his death sentence thrown out.
Time to Get Rid of Death Penalty in PA?With convicted murderer Richard Baumhammers seeking to overturn his 2001 death sentence on psychological grounds, NewsRadio 1020 KDKA's Mike Pintek talks with criminal law professor John Burkoff about whether the death penalty should be banned in Pennsylvania.