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Judge Won’t Give Teen, Then 11, New Trial In Slaying Of Father’s Pregnant Fiancée

A judge in western Pennsylvania says he won’t grant a new juvenile court trial to a teenager who was 11 when he was charged with fatally shooting his father’s pregnant fiancée.

05/21/2015

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Boy Scouts’ Leader Says Ban On Gay Adults Not Sustainable

The president of the Boy Scouts of America, Robert Gates, said Thursday that the organization’s longstanding ban on participation by openly gay adults is no longer sustainable and called for change in order to prevent “the end of us as a national movement.”

05/21/2015

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HS Rowing Club Excels After Devastating Fire Destroys Boats

A season appeared to go up in smoke the night of Dec. 27.

05/21/2015

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New Fort Pitt Museum Exhibit Explores Surprising Topic

A new exhibit at the Fort Pitt Museum, in Point State Park, explores a topic which may surprise many visitors.

05/21/2015

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Consumer Reports Tests Reflective Gear For Pedestrians, Bicyclists

Cars kill more than 5,000 pedestrians, bicyclists, and joggers each year. A vast majority of those accidents happen after the sun sets.

05/21/2015

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Angie’s List: Patios And Decks

New home buyers are looking outdoors when house hunting, so having a great deck or patio is important when trying to sell.

05/21/2015

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Santorum To Announce He Will Run For Republican Presidential Nomination

Next Wednesday, former Pa. Sen. Rick Santorum is expected to announce he is again running for the Republican presidential nomination.

05/21/2015

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Developer Plans To Make Allegheny Center Mall New Tech Hub

Allegheny Center Mall initially opened in the 1960s as a destination point — shopping, restaurants, a place to spend the afternoons.

05/21/2015

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New Details Emerge After Forward Twp. Man Killed, Nephew Arrested

At 1:14 p.m. Wednesday, 911 dispatchers knew something was terribly wrong when they got a call from Harrison Shaffer, 68.

05/21/2015

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Local Students Celebrating End Of 2015 School Year By Creating “Lip Dubs”

Pittsburgh area high schools are once again showing off their creativity by making unique “lip dubs” featuring hundreds of students from their schools.

05/21/2015

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Grand Jury Hears Testimony On Plum Teacher-Student Sex Allegations

A grand jury is hearing testimony on the alleged teacher sex scandal at Plum High School.

05/21/2015

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1 Injured After Dump Truck, 2 Other Vehicles Crash

One person was hospitalized after three vehicles crashed on Route 65.

05/21/2015

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Man Found Guilty Of Kidnapping 2-Year-Old Daughter From Wilkinsburg

A verdict has been reached in the case of a man charged with kidnapping his own daughter and causing a lengthy standoff in Altoona.

05/21/2015

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Many Retailers Offering Memorial Day Discounts For Military Members

Backyard barbeques aren’t the only way to celebrate Memorial Day this year.

05/21/2015

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Dozens March For Peace In Honor Of Teen Killed In East Hills

Dozens of people joined in a march for peace Wednesday night in honor of a 14-year-old boy who was killed in the East Hills.

05/21/2015

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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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Train Hauling Fracking Sand Derails In Fayette Co.

It was a scary scene in Uniontown, Fayette County, on Thursday, Jan. 22, when a 7 cars of an 80-car freight train hauling fracking sand derailed near several homes.

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Year In Review 2014

The holiday season is in full swing, and soon, it’ll be time to welcome in the New Year! But first, we’re looking back at 2014’s newsmakers.

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