Four alternates selected for Ferrante homicide trial

The three women and one man were chosen from among the first 10 people in the jury pool interviewed this morning.

 Mayor Bill Peduto hosts a "Mayor's Night Out" town hall meeting Tuesday at the Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy in Homewood.

In Homewood, residents give Pittsburgh leaders an earful on police issues

About 200 attended the eighth Mayor’s Night Out town hall, giving community members one-on-one access to about a dozen city leaders.

Several I-79 ramps in Marshall to close overnight starting today

Tonight the northbound I-79 off-ramp to the turnpike, the northbound off-ramp to Route 228 and the turnpike ramp to northbound I-79 close.

Authorities say wanted sex offender was hiding in homemade 'fort' in Washington County

U.S. marshals helped police and the Brook County, W.Va., sheriff’s office track down 64-year-old David David in Hanover on Tuesday.


Councilwoman fights money move from North Side center

Pittsburgh Councilwoman Darlene Harris said it’s “unfair” to move $1.6 million from a delayed community center to an Uptown transit study.

Young Preservationists cite places to save in Pittsburgh region

The Young Preservationists Association’s annual list of 10 preservation opportunities names a McKees Rocks theater and an optical factory.


Robert Ferrante trial

Allegheny County Courthouse
A jury has been selected in the case of Robert Ferrante, a University of Pittsburgh researcher accused of killing his wife, Dr. Autumn Marie Klein, a rising star in the field of neurology and obstetrics. Mr. Ferrante denies any involvement.

Opening statements in the trial are planned for Thursday. As the trial develops over the coming weeks, examine the background and people involved right here.


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