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Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty

Feb. 11, 2019 1:22 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The man charged in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre pleaded not guilty to hate crimes and dozens of other counts Monday, but his new lawyer — a prominent death penalty litigator who represented one of the Boston Marathon bombers — signaled he might be open to a plea deal....

The Latest: Synagogue shooting suspect pleads not guilty

Feb. 11, 2019 9:41 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Latest on the arraignment for the suspected Pittsburgh synagogue shooter (all times local): 9:40 a.m. A truck driver accused of killing 11 people and wounding seven during an attack on a Pittsburgh synagogue has pleaded not guilty. Forty-six-year-old Robert Bowers was in federal court...

Trump guests include synagogue shooting survivor, officer

Feb. 5, 2019 10:21 AM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Holocaust survivor who escaped the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting and a police officer who was wounded responding to the massacre will be among the guests sitting with first lady Melania Trump at the State of the Union address. Judah Samet was late for services at the Tree of Life of...

Hate crimes charged in Pittsburgh synagogue massacre case

Jan. 29, 2019 3:48 PM EST

A man accused of opening fire at a Pittsburgh synagogue in October , killing 11 people and wounding seven others, was indicted Tuesday on additional counts that include allegations of hate crimes. A federal grand jury added 19 charges to the 44 counts previously levied against Robert Bowers, 46, of Baldwin,...

Synagogue massacre, clergy abuse top Pennsylvania stories

Dec. 25, 2018 9:36 AM EST

An anti-Semite with a cache of weapons visits terror upon a Pittsburgh synagogue. Grand jurors savage the Catholic Church, rekindling a global crisis over clergy abuse. In the first big celebrity trial of the #MeToo era, Bill Cosby is convicted of sexual assault and, a few months later, enters prison. These were...