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DA seeks death penalty in McKeesport killing, cites retaliation as motive

Roman Jones, 23, of Clairton, and Jonathan Coles, 20, of McKeesport are charged in the death of William Doyle, 24.


Wilkinsburg man charged with abusing authority as deputy constable, position in security company

Lawrence Taylor will be charged with computer trespass, tampering with records or identification, official oppression and harassment.



Three family members sentenced in boy's abuse

The 8-year-old boy’s mother, Mary Rader; grandmother, Deana Beighley; and step-grandfather, Dennis Beighley were all sentenced today.



Sinkhole closes Laketon Road in Penn Hills

The sinkhole is in the 2800 block of Laketon Road, just east of the intersection with Crab Hollow Road.


City


Pitt law students tackle urban agriculture and food policy issues

Trellis, a law firm being established by two students graduating from the University of Pittsburgh, has a social mission.



Bodies discovered in Ohio river positively identified

Andre Gray and Paul Kochu, were positively identified by the Charleston, W.Va., medical examiner’s office, Cmdr. RaShall Brackney said.


 
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