28, Mar 2015 - Allegheny, PA Defense: Cyanide poisoning conviction should be tossed out
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A defense attorney says a former Pennsylvania medical researcher's murder conviction in the cyanide poisoning death of his neurologist wife should be thrown out because he was convicted solely on circumstantial evidence. Robert Ferrante was sentenced to life in prison after Allegheny County jurors agreed with prosecutors ...
10, Oct 2014 - Trial ordered for man accused of groping marshal
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A man has been ordered to stand trial on a charge of having groped a U.S. marshal as she jogged near the Allegheny River in western Pennsylvania.
05, Apr 2014 - Pittsburgh, PA Liquor Control Board concerned about W. Pa. judges
PITTSBURGH—Allegheny County judges too often side with bars that serve alcohol to underage patrons, stay open after 2 a.m. or attract violence when the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board cancels their licenses, forming a "regrettable" pattern that endangers communities, the state agency claims.