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Teen Charged with Involuntary Manslaughter after Encouraging Suicide

Last July, Conrad Roy, 18, was found dead in his truck from carbon monoxide poisoning. In February his girlfriend, Michelle Carter, 18, was indicted for involuntary manslaughter. This came from a search of Roy’s cellphone that revealed text from Carter encouraging Roy to commit suicide. On the night in question [...]

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Death Penalty for Boston Bomber?

  Bombing suspect Dzokhar Tsarnaev may face the death penalty in a recent announcement by Attorney General Eric Holder. Tsarnaev faces for the death of three people and injury of over 260 others. This case involves the first successful terrorist attack on US soil since 9/11 and the Federal government [...]

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Culpability Diminished by Dementia

3:45 p.m. Wednesday, November 26, 2014 irrevocably changed the lives of two families, unknown to each other prior.  Thirty-year-old Jodie Guthrie was sitting on the side of the curb of a North Side of Pittsburgh Rite Aid Pharmacy, expecting to be a mother to a baby boy in just a [...]

Teacher-Student Relationships: Is Inappropriate Synonymous with Illegal?
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Teacher-Student Relationships: Is Inappropriate Synonymous with Illegal?

Over the course of the last week, you may have heard of the upheaval occurring at Plum Borough Senior High School, located about about thirty minutes east of the City of Pittsburgh. Having been raised in Plum, I can tell you it is for the most part, a quiet place [...]

Key Witness for the Prosecution Testifies in Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial
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Key Witness for the Prosecution Testifies in Aaron Hernandez Murder Trial

Jurors in the Aaron Hernandez murder trial were shown video footage taken from his surveillance system that shows Detective Daniel Arrighi and a state trooper pulling into his driveway on June 17th, 2013, before knocking on the door and ringing the bell repeatedly. The police had arrived only hours after [...]