According to a motion filed by attorneys for the Herald-Standard, the state Department of Corrections (DOC) continues to ignore an order from the Office of Open Records (OOR) to turn over documents related to inmate illnesses, and has yet to offer a valid reason why.
The prosecution presented its case in Fayette County Court on Monday against a Fairchance man on trial for allegedly raping two children, now adults, who both gave graphic accounts of the alleged abuse they suffered over a decade ago.
A former Hopwood man headed for retrial in Fayette County Court for a 1987 killing had his case continued until at least March, or possibly longer, depending on whether an appeal is filed with the U.S. Supreme Court before then.
A Saltlick Township man accused of assaulting his 7-week-old twins in 2011 pleaded guilty in Fayette County Court, and the children’s mother, who also faces charges, applied for admission into a pretrial diversionary program.
A Connellsville woman’s third-degree murder conviction and sentence were vacated and she was granted a new trial in Fayette County Court after an expert whose testimony led to her conviction refuted his previous findings.
A Fayette County judge has ordered a veterinarian to cease and desist his operations at a location in Dawson, saying the proposed clinic would violate the terms of a non-competition agreement with another nearby veterinarian.
Fayette County prosecutors have appealed a judge’s ruling that precluded accident reconstruction testimony from a vehicular homicide trial slated for next week to the state Superior court, refuting the defense’s claim that evidence was unlawfully destroyed.
A Brownsville man appeared in Fayette County Court on Friday, seeking dismissal of the most serious charge lodged against him following a single-vehicle crash in December that resulted in severe injuries.
A Fayette County judge is considering a request to order a permanent injunction against a veterinarian who signed a contract promising not to compete with another local veterinarian, then applied for a zoning exception to set up a clinic eight miles away.
A Fayette County judge has determined a Dunbar Township man who was found guilty in 2001 of homicide by vehicle and driving under the influence, but acquitted of a felony homicide by vehicle while DUI charge, is entitled to partial expungement of his record.