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 Robert Ferrante is escorted into the courtroom Oct. 23.
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Robert Ferrante is escorted into the courtroom Oct. 23.

Ferrante trial wraps up for the day with toxicology, fingerprint evidence

Marla Priestley, a latent-fingerprint examiner, testified that she found a thumb print on a bottle of cyanide that matched Mr. Ferrante’s.


Two charged with child endangerment after girl died in ATV crash

The county coroner identified the 4-year-old as Tailynn Felker. Her relationship to those charged was not immediately clear.



 The Animal Rescue League will begin building its new facility at Hamilton and Dallas avenues in the spring, according to its executive director, Dan Rossi.

Animal shelter gets go-ahead to build facility in Homewood

Community members have agreed to a proposal from a local animal shelter to build a $15 million, 40,000-square-foot facility in Homewood.



 Robert Burgess.

North Side man gets life in prison after Beaver County homicide trial

The 12-person couldn’t agree on whether Robert L. Burgess, 37, should be sentenced to death or life in prison.


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Robert Ferrante trial

Robert Ferrante, center, is flanked by his defense attorneys as he is escorted into a courtroom Oct. 23.
Follow one of the most scandalous trials in the history of Allegheny County: Robert Ferrante, a University of Pittsburgh researcher is accused of poisoning his wife, Dr. Autumn Marie Klein, a rising star in the field of neurology and obstetrics.

Mr. Ferrante denies any involvement.

Our reporter Paula Ward provides a day-by-day breakdown, latest findings and more. Also examine:

Case background and people involved

Evidence presented in the trial



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