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Death penalty for man who killed 3 cops

PITTSBURGH, June 29 (UPI) -- A young Pittsburgh man has been sentenced to death by lethal injection for killing three police officers responding to a domestic disturbance call.

Penalty phase begins for convicted killer

PITTSBURGH, June 27 (UPI) -- A jury is set to consider whether a man convicted of murdering three Pittsburgh police officers should die by lethal injection.

Cop-killer Poplawski guilty on all counts

PITTSBURGH, June 26 (UPI) -- Stanton Heights gunman Richard Poplawski was convicted on three counts of first-degree murder for the shooting deaths of three Pittsburgh police officers.

Accused killer of 3 officers goes on trial

PITTSBURGH, June 20 (UPI) -- A trial has begun for a Pennsylvania man accused of killing three Pittsburgh police officers who responded to a domestic dispute at his home.

Trial on Pittsburgh cop-killing to begin

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 6 (UPI) -- Jury selection begins Tuesday for Richard Poplawski, accused of killing three Pittsburgh policemen two years ago.

Police honor slain officers in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH, April 9 (UPI) -- Police said a memorial Thursday in Pittsburgh was intended to honor the three officers killed during a recent standoff with an armed suspect.

911 dispatcher error cited in slayings

PITTSBURGH, April 7 (UPI) -- The emergency dispatcher who sent two Pittsburgh police officers to a fatal call didn't relay information that a man at the address was armed, officials said.

Poplawski frequented right-wing Web sites

PITTSBURGH, April 5 (UPI) -- The 22-year-old man charged with killing three Pittsburgh police officers was frequent visitor to far-right Web sites, his Internet activities reveal.

Suspect said a 'good kid' who wanted guns

PITTSBURGH, April 4 (UPI) -- Friends said Richard Poplawski, 22, suspected of gunning down three Pittsburgh police officers Saturday, feared President Barack Obama would take his guns.

Pittsburgh officers killed in standoff

PITTSBURGH, April 4 (UPI) -- Three Pittsburgh police officers responding to a call were shot dead Saturday morning, allegedly by a man who feared having his guns taken away.
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