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Lawmakers Trying To Waive Background Check Fees For First Responders

When Pennsylvania lawmakers passed changes to the state child abuse laws, they never intended for it to place a new financial burden on first responders.

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Closing Of The Tin Angel This Weekend Leaves Behind Plenty Of Memories

Memories — soon that’s all that will be left of the Tin Angel, a Mt. Washington icon that has offered its great food — and views of the Point — since 1957.

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Humane Officials Remove 10 Cats From Filthy Brookline Home

Cats — and lots of them — were removed from a home in Brookline.

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30 Years Later, Residents Vividly Remember Deadly Tornado Outbreak

This Sunday marks 30 years since one of the worst tornado outbreaks in United States history.

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Last-Minute Preps Underway For Kenny Chesney Concert

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The countdown is on until Kenny Chesney rocks Heinz Field this weekend. Fans and city officials are geared up for the big party on the North Shore. But there are lots of […]

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City Looking For New Public Safety Training Facility

Pittsburgh police and fire desperately need a new place to train.

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Storms Barrel Through Region Causing Damage, Power Outages

Severe thunderstorms are hitting the Pittsburgh region.

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Defense Warns Against “Rush To Judgement” In Teacher Sexual Assault Hearing

A former school guidance counselor was in court Friday. She’s charged with having sex with a student.

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Police: Turquoise Socks Help Police Track Down Suspected Bank Robber

Police took a suspect into custody shortly after a bank robbery Friday afternoon in the city’s Oakland section, and they say it was a unique choice in footwear, turquoise socks and black sandals, that helped them identify him.

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Local Towns Make List Of Best In Pennsylvania

Several Western Pennsylvania towns have made it onto the list of “Best Towns in Pennsylvania.”

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Police: Man Tries To Stomp In Car Windshield After Fight With “Baby Mama”

An East Hills man was arrested after allegedly jumping on a car and trying to stomp in the windshield while three other people were inside of it.

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Experts: Peregrine Falcon Chick Developing Slowly, Hope Recent Progress Continues

A peregrine falcon chick hatched just over 2 weeks ago in Oakland and has received a lot of attention.

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Philly Port Inspectors Find New Stink Bug In Pineapples

Inspectors have found a new pest in a shipment of pineapples at a Philadelphia port.

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Robot Repair Shop Art Installation Could Be Coming To Pittsburgh Airport

If you’ve spent much time downtown, you may remember the “Fraley’s Robot Repair” art installation on 6th Street.

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Runaway Ice Cream Truck Crashes Into Pole, Vehicle

A runaway ice cream truck damaged a utility pole and a car Friday morning at Sewickley Valley Hospital.

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Memorial Day 2015

From Lawrenceville to Oakland to Castle Shannon, Pittsburghers around the region marked Memorial Day with observances and ceremonies honoring the great men and women who have served our country.

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Dorothy’s Chick Moves Around Nest

Dorothy’s first chick was up and moving around the nest, but not without a few stumbles.

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Vandals Shatter Windows In Shadyside

Police responded to Shadyside’s busy business district on Friday night, April 10, where vandals shattered the windows on multiple storefronts.

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St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2015

Thousands of green-clad revelers packed Downtown Pittsburgh on Saturday, March 14, for the city’s annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade!

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Penn State Dance Marathon Raises More Than $13 Million

Hundreds of students taking part in Penn State’s annual dance marathon over the weekend have raised more than $13 million for pediatric cancer research and care.

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Huge Fire Consumes Multiple Buildings In Homestead

Aerial photos of a huge fire in Homestead Friday morning.

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