Jesse Almendarez faces charges of threatening a federal officer and making an interstate threat.
Charles Porter Jr. was responding to a story the P-G reported Friday about work done by Allstate Development on the mayor's Fineview home.
Craig Alan Finley of Titusville, was convicted in U.S. District Court in Erie and sentenced just more than a year ago to 50 years in prison.
Taibu Grant won a new trial earlier this year after the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said his lawyer, Sumner Parker, made mistakes.
Make a plan for work or possessions stored on a computer and the Internet, which can be "a significant part of the financial footprint."
Gov. Tom Corbett appears to be in no rush to fill the state Supreme Court vacancy.
The Internal Revenue Service has expanded a program allowing employers to pay back past payroll tax payments they have missed.
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A former attorney with Cohen Seglias Pallas Greenhall & Furman has sued the firm after she was let go, allegedly for taking FMLA time off.
NASCAR chief executive Brian France said in court documents that his former wife has spent a "staggering" amount of his fortune.
Here's a no-brainer: Mothers and fathers have different styles of communication when it comes to talking about money.
Judge Lester Nauhaus sentenced the former Supreme Court justice to house arrest and ordered her to apologize to 500 Pennsylvania judges.
Sgt. Matthew Gauntner and Sgt. Dominick Sciulli as well as the Mayor Ravenstahl's personal secretary testified before the grand jury.
The Hofbrauhaus restaurant also agreed to protocol changes to try to stop customers from getting too intoxicated.
Acting police Chief Regina McDonald said one sought "all variances as issued to public or private entities (vendors)" for parking spots.
Houston Harbaugh said Anna Marks joined as director of marketing and communications.
Proms are expensive enough as it is, so avoid the temptation to go overboard.
Who owns the patent rights to certain genes and DNA fragments, strands of natural genetic code that are useful in medical research?
All employers have an obligation to complete form I-9 form, which verifies the identity and work eligibility of all newly hired employees.
Pennsylvania voters should revisit whether judges must retire in the year they turn 70, because the courts may not be able to fix the issue.
Client identities do not enjoy blanket attorney-client privilege protection under Pennsylvania's Right-to-Know Law.
Virginia's law "provides a service that is related to state citizenship," Justice Samuel Alito wrote for a unanimous court.
When the legal stakes are high, the ticket prices can get pretty high, too, from local murder trials on up to the U.S. Supreme Court.
When Supap Kirtsaeng moved to the U.S. to study math at Cornell University, he soon realized that he could get textbooks cheaper back home.
Who falls for email scams and online fraud? Well, lots of people -- millions in fact.
Delaware officials are pulling the trigger on a new law that could punish those who don't report a stolen and missing gun.
David B. White, founding member of Burns White LLC, was one of two people named as this year's Distinguished Alumni by Duquesne Law School.
Is natural gas a mineral? Not in the eyes of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
State officials sided with the Post-Gazette, which requested a statewide roster of certified police officers in February.
Four Pittsburgh firefighters filed have sued several manufacturers alleging loud sirens on the firetrucks have caused hearing loss.
UPMC has withheld some documents because it viewed them as subject to attorney-client privilege.
The ex-employees say they lost their jobs because of their association with the religious group Petra International Ministries.
Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP said Robert J. Cindrich joined the firm's business services department in the Pittsburgh office.
Susan Dunhoff, a matchmaker for the town's professional singles, matches attorney, too.
A federal judge in Pittsburgh has struck down a plaintiff's class-action hopes against Wendy's.
Justices consider the fate of Baby Veronica, whose adoptive parents were ordered to return her to her Native American father.
The American Civil Liberties Union is concerned Dzkokhar Tsarnaev, suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings, may not be read his rights.
UPMC said Mayor Luke Ravenstahl's challenge to the regional healthcare giant's nonprofit status were part of a smear campaign.
Duane Amity, 45, of Monroeville, is accused of downloading thousands of images of girls between 2 and 10 years old.
Since 2001, the Pittsburgh has hired 440 officers, of which 17 -- less than 4 percent -- were African-American, according to the complaint.
U.S. District Judge Nora Barry Fischer set April 25 as the date to hear the plea of the owners of Blush for a preliminary injunction.
Alysia Keating is the first-ever director of diversity and gender equality at the Allegheny County Bar Association.
Workplace wellness programs have the potential to reduce healthcare costs by 18 percent -- and even more for older workers.
Should communications between an attorney and his "expert" be open to the discovery process in Pennsylvania?
Margaret P. Joy, a partner in family law firm McCarthy McDonald Schulberg & Joy, was named "Woman of Distinction" by the Girl Scouts.
The changes mean the race to the patent office is officially on, according to legal experts.
April is also the perfect month to promote financial literacy, since you've already reviewed your finances in order to do your taxes.
Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has been sued in Ohio by French workers because the company implemented a plan to close a plant France.
Jeffrey Garbinski, 44, ran The Closing Co. of PA as well as Main Street Mortgage Services.
Washington County commissioners have run out of appeals to prevent a property revaluation.
A Garfield man on death row is seeking a new trial in the bludgeoning death of his wife and son.
Thanks to New York's "cannibal cop," legal experts are weighing in on whether thinking about a crime actually constitutes one.
Lawyers and doctors endorse a campaign they hope will educate the public about living wills and health care issues.
BGMS lawyers Robb D. Bunde, Chris F. Gillotti and Sophia P. Paul are now fellows of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers.
Mix finances and family, and the results often leave somebody angry or hurt.
A Q&A with Martha Mannix of the University Pittsburgh School of Law's clinic program.
Can a same-sex couple in Pennsylvania sue for the "loss of consortium" if their marriage isn't recognized here?
Small businesses intend to increase their use of technology but not their workforce, according to a recent study by a payroll company.
A hearing over Bill Peduto's request that Jack Wagner be barred from using $300,000 collected for earlier campaigns prompted the ruling.
Lawyer Frederick N. Frank filed the motion a day after U.S. District Judge Joy Flowers Conti allowed Highmark to file the motion under seal.
Paul Long has been serving as the district's chief recovery officer under the state Financial Recovery Act for school districts.
The acquisition of H.J. Heinz Co. by Berkshire Hathaway and 3G Capital sparked lawsuits from shareholders arguing the price was too low.
Pitt police arrested Danial Mohammad Khan-Yousufzai and accused him of damaging the Oakland landmark while referencing a sweatshop dispute.
Shawn James sued to have the university pay for pain and loss of income caused by the shooting after a Black Student Union dance in 2006.
Pennsylvania law limits the time someone has to file a claim for certain construction deficiencies against a builder to 12 years.
Ken Gormley, dean of Duquesne Law School, talks about declining law school enrollment and other issues in this week's Q&A.
A lot of H&R Block customers are irate about a snafu that will delay their federal tax refunds by weeks.
Leech Tishman said James D. Silverman has joined its taxation and employment practice groups.
The Supreme Court throws out a proposed class-action antitrust lawsuit against Comcast, the nation's largest cable TV company.
An Allegheny County man hasn't proven that the public is the "primary beneficiary" of his request to build a road on his neighbor's land.
Minorities account for just 12.9 percent of lawyers at U.S. firms -- which is why firms are stepping up recruiting and mentoring efforts.
The combined firm, which will be known as Clark Hill Thorp Reed, will have 300-plus attorneys in 12 offices.
The Downtown strip club says the police bureau's decision to bar officers from providing security is unfair to the industry.
Two teenage girls accused of threatening Steubenville rape victim are under house arrest and barred from using Facebook or Twitter.
Adrienne R. Young alleged that she was arrested four times and held in jail for nearly a month improperly.
Anthony Lewis, a former New York Times reporter and columnist whose work transformed American legal journalism, died Monday.
Jurors in a lawsuit filed by Jarret Fate should be asked how much they know about Mr. Harper's unrelated indictment, the attorneys said.
When Congress avoided the "fiscal cliff," it also extended an exemption on the capital gains of certain stock in smaller corporations.
For the second time this year, Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott's grabs a firm from the Garden State.
Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice J. Michael Eakin says the high court has the power to appoint an interim justice -- but it won't do so.
The annual tax refund is the largest lump sum lots of people receive, according to the American Tax and Financial Center at TurboTax.
An Allegheny County jury found that an amusement park's negligence was not the factual cause of injuries a woman suffered.
Colin Adair Morgan, elder law attorney with Julian Gray Associates, was elected to the board of Southwinds Inc.
A federal grand jury indicted the former chief on one count of criminal conspiracy and four counts the judge described as "tax problems."
Amanda Michalski sued Mlaker Transportation in the crash that killed coach Kristina J. Quigley and the driver, Anthony M. Guaetta.
An eight-member jury in U.S. District Court must decide whether the city of Pittsburgh was at fault when a detective choked a man.
"The reality of the situation is the taxpayers ... are currently subsidizing UPMC's non-profit status," Pittsburgh's mayor said.
President Judge Debbie O'Dell-Seneca found that companies including Range Resources and MarkWest Energy Partners could not claim privacy.
Former Pittsburgh police Chief Nate Harper testifies there was no excuse for fired Detective Bradley Walker's use of excessive force.
"No matter what, I need to make it perfectly clear that we are 100 percent against reassessment," commission Chairman Larry Maggi said.
Nate Harper, Assistant Chief George Trosky and the city are defendants in a lawsuit filed by Jarret Fate over a former detective's abuses.
In order to liven up the grind, some judges craft their rulings in rhyming couplets. Few even attempt to commit acts of literature.
A new bill would change Pennsylvania's arbitration laws for the first time in over 30 years.
Leech Tishman announced Brett Mankey has joined the firm's corporate practice group.
Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Lester G. Nauhaus cites two specific sections of the Pennsylvania Constitution that must be addressed.
Firms may be leaner than before the recession, but those that hope to stay on solid footing need to operate with caution, an analyst says.
Mentally ill Pennsylvania inmates comprise one-third of all those assigned to restricted housing, according to the lawsuit.
A court has reversed a $27.6 million verdict awarded to a woman who said she was injured while taking part in a promotional video.
Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P. has promoted Tania Perez, energy and real property, and Lesley Reynolds, health care, to partners.
Failing to properly vet his client's case has landed Jason Schiffman with a $20,000 sanction from a federal judge.