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Defense Wants Charges Dismissed Against Accused Rapist After Victim Dies

Defense attorneys filed a motion to dismiss the charges against a man accused of raping a girl in Ohio.

05/22/2015

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Baldwin-Whitehall Teacher Charged After Student Claims He Was Punched

A Baldwin teacher accused of assaulting a student is now facing charges.

05/22/2015

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Train Hits, Kills Woman In Coraopolis

One person was killed by a train in Coraopolis Friday afternoon.

05/22/2015

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Lawrenceville Murder Suspect Has Preliminary Hearing, Wedding

Seven months ago, Andre Gray disappeared from his Lawrenceville apartment.

05/22/2015

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Man Shot, Killed By Police During Grocery Store Break-In

A man caught robbing a Somerset grocery store was shot and killed by police when they say he refused to give up his weapon.

05/22/2015

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Latitude 360 Holds Special Night For Local Service Members

Local service members and veterans got a special night out Thursday when they were treated to an evening of free food and games.

05/22/2015

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Frost Advisory & Freeze Warning In Effect For Start Of Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend normally signifies the unofficial start of summer. So, it only makes sense that a frost advisory and freeze warning will be in effect tonight.

05/22/2015

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Mom Arrested After Being Found Passed Out Behind Wheel With Baby In Car

A local mother is facing charges, after police officers found her passed out behind the wheel of her car, with a baby in the back seat.

05/22/2015

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Child Advocate: Social Media Turns Spotlight On Teacher-Student Inappropriate Conduct

Another day, another teacher-student sex scandal rocks an area school district.

05/21/2015

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Police Seize Thousands Of Dollars In Heroin, Cash In North Versailles Drug Bust

Police in North Versailles have charged a suspect after seizing thousands of dollars’ worth of heroin at an apartment complex Thursday in what they call a “very large bust.”

05/21/2015

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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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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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