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Lawyer for accused Pittsburgh synagogue shooter seeking deal to spare man's life

10:59am EDT

PITTSBURGH An attorney for the man accused of massacring 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue last year told a judge on Thursday that she was still trying to negotiate a deal in which he would plead guilty if prosecutors agreed not to pursue the death penalty.

Suspect in synagogue massacre pleads not guilty to new charges

Feb 11 2019

PITTSBURGH The man accused of massacring 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue last year in the deadliest attack on a U.S. Jewish institution pleaded not guilty on Monday in federal court to a dozen additional charges including hate crimes.

Pittsburgh holds last funeral in synagogue shooting for oldest victim

Nov 02 2018

PITTSBURGH Mourners gathered in Pittsburgh on Friday for the funeral of the last and oldest of 11 victims gunned down in a massacre at a synagogue, capping a week of grieving for the city.

Amid Pittsburgh funerals, synagogue suspect pleads not guilty

Nov 01 2018

PITTSBURGH The man accused of fatally shooting 11 worshipers in a Pittsburgh synagogue during Sabbath prayers pleaded not guilty on Thursday to federal hate crimes charges and other offenses as the city's Jewish community buried three more of its dead. | Video

Pittsburgh synagogue massacre suspect to be arraigned

Nov 01 2018

PITTSBURGH The avowed anti-Semite accused of opening fire in a Pittsburgh synagogue and killing 11 worshipers is scheduled to appear in federal court on Thursday, as three more victims of the massacre are laid to rest.

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting suspect faces new charges as funerals continue

Oct 31 2018

PITTSBURGH A federal grand jury on Wednesday charged the man accused of killing 11 worshipers in a Pittsburgh synagogue with additional hate crimes and firearms offenses, as the Jewish community held more funerals for victims of the worst anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history. | Video

Beloved brothers, devoted doctor remembered as Pittsburgh funerals begin

Oct 30 2018

PITTSBURGH Mourners remembered brothers Cecil and David Rosenthal as "the helpers" at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue, where they were among the 11 congregants shot to death on the Jewish Sabbath.

Beloved brothers, devoted doctor remembered as Pittsburgh funerals begin

Oct 30 2018

PITTSBURGH Mourners remembered brothers Cecil and David Rosenthal as "the helpers" at Pittsburgh's Tree of Life synagogue, where they were among the 11 congregants shot to death on the Jewish Sabbath.

Synagogue massacre suspect appears in court; Trump to visit grieving Pittsburgh

Oct 30 2018

PITTSBURGH The man charged in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre appeared in court shackled to a wheelchair on Monday as some Jewish leaders and the mayor objected to U.S. President Donald Trump's planned visit to the city on the first day of funerals for the victims. | Video

Pittsburgh synagogue suspect acknowledges charges in court

Oct 29 2018

PITTSBURGH The suspect in the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting in Pittsburgh on Saturday that left 11 people dead appeared in federal court on Monday and acknowledged the charges against him in a largely silent appearance.

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