Pittsburgh Prison Already Shrinking As Closing Gets UnderwayThe process of closing a massive state prison complex in Pittsburgh is well underway, less than a month after it was announced.
Westmoreland Co. Prison Officials Fear Overcrowding Due To SCI Pittsburgh ClosureOfficials at one county jail are worrying about overcrowding issues due to the pending closure of SCI Pittsburgh.
Governor Announces SCI Pittsburgh Will CloseA state senator says the Wolf administration plans to close Pittsburgh State Prison to save money at a time when inmate numbers are dropping.
PA Senators Question Fast Track Plan To Close SCI PittsburghTo save money in another difficult budget year, the Wolf administration, bolstered by a declining prison population, has announced plans to close two of five state prisons.
SCI Pittsburgh Treating Water For LegionellaAfter testing at SCI Pittsburgh, officials found higher than acceptable levels of Legionella.
Inmate Found Unresponsive At SCI PittsburghAn inmate at the State Correctional Institution at Pittsburgh is hospitalized after he was found unresponsive in his cell.
Correction Officer Goes To Trial On Sadism ChargesThe state alleges that over a two-year period Harry Nicoletti sexually and physically assaulted dozens of inmates who are now lined up to testify against him.
Suspended SCI Pittsburgh Guard To Stand TrialA suspended guard at SCI Pittsburgh will stand trial on 101 counts related to the alleged physical and sexual abuse of inmates. KDKA’s Harold Hayes reports 16 counts were dropped.
31 Witnesses Set To Testify During Hearing For Suspended Prison GuardA preliminary hearing got underway today for a suspended State Correctional Institution-Pittsburgh prison guard who is facing more than 90 counts in connection with the alleged sexual and physical abuse of inmates.
Justice Department To Investigate SCI Pittsburgh Abuse Claims The investigation into claims of abuse at SCI Pittsburgh have gotten the attention of the Justice Department.
Abuse Allegations Mount At SCI PittsburghThe investigation into claims of abuse at SCI Pittsburgh is ramping up after the Tuesday arrest of Harry Nicoletti, a correctional officer at the prison.
Zappala: More Arrests Of Corrections Officers PossibleJust one day after a local prison guard was charged with allegedly targeting and sexually assaulting convicted sex offenders, new allegations are coming to light.
SCI Pittsburgh Guard Facing Inmate Abuse ChargesA guard at the State Correction Institute in Pittsburgh is facing a long list of charges following alleged abuse of inmates.
SCI-Pittsburgh Guard Arrested After Grand Jury InvestigationEight guards were recently suspended after being accused of dishing out their own form of justice on convicted sex offenders. On Thursday, one of those guards was arrested.
Allegations Of Cover-Up At Allegheny County JailThere are allegations of a cover-up at the Allegheny County Jail.