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Allegheny County Courthouse

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County Council Shoots Down ‘In God We Trust’ Bill

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald is pledging to veto a measure to post the U.S. motto “In God We Trust” in county council’s chambers.

09/09/2014

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Councilwoman Pushes Posting Of “In God We Trust” In Allegheny Co. Courthouse

It’s part of a national effort to honor the motto “In God We Trust” led in Pennsylvania by state Rep. Rick Saccone who rallied folks at the state capitol last November.

08/29/2014

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Man Sought After Leaving Suspicious Box On Rich Fitzgerald’s Car

The Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office was asking for the public’s help to identify a man that left a suspicious box on Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald’s vehicle Tuesday.

07/22/2014

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Allegheny Co. Holding Public Hearings Over Deer Lakes Park Gas Drilling

Public hearings on a plan for gas drilling underneath an Allegheny County Park begin today.

04/15/2014

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Man Arrested After Posing As Intern To Steal Court Documents

A local man is facing charges after being accused of posing as an intern to steal court documents.

02/21/2013

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Police Seek Help Locating Alleged Child Support Thief

Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a man who allegedly claimed hundreds of dollars that were accidentally left at a metal detector at the Allegheny County Courthouse on Friday.

01/24/2013

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Man Harasses Paralyzed Clairton Police Officer Downtown

A man has been charged with threatening a police officer wounded during a home invasion in Clairton. Irving Glaze, 43, confronted paralyzed Clairton police officer James Kuzak Monday on Fifth Avenue in Downtown outside the courthouse.

08/27/2012

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Allegheny County Marbles Tournament Has Long Legacy

The courtyard of the Allegheny County Courthouse was packed Thursday afternoon, with kids playing marbles. They’re playing for the right to compete for scholarships, and a national championship in Wildwood, N.J.

05/31/2012

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Allegheny County Marbles Tournament Kicks Off At Courthouse

The annual Allegheny County Marbles Tournament begins today at the Allegheny County Courthouse courtyard in Downtown Pittsburgh.

05/31/2012

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Penguins’ Fans Excited Heading Into Stanley Cup Playoffs

The regular season is over, and the Penguins begin their quest for the Stanley Cup tonight when they host bitter, cross-state rivals the Philadelphia Flyers at CONSOL Energy Center.

04/11/2012

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Child Rape Suspect Lunges At Victim In Courtroom

Warren Keith, 35, was in court to finalize a plea agreement. He was being escorted out of the courtroom when he jumped on a row of people.

10/24/2011

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Suspicious Package Found In Downtown Pittsburgh

The Pittsburgh Bomb Squad is investigating a suspicious package that was found downtown Friday morning.

07/08/2011

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Police Officers React To Poplawski Death Sentence

After the death penalty verdict was read for Richard Poplawski, more than 100 police officers cheered for the jurors and Judge Jeffrey Manning in the courtyard of the Allegheny County Courthouse.

06/28/2011

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Police Officers React Following Poplawski Verdict

It was just after 7:30 p.m. Saturday when word spread that the jury in the trial of Richard Poplawski had reached a verdict.

06/25/2011

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Poplawski’s Mother Emotional After Verdict

It has been a week of intense emotions at the Allegheny County Courthouse during the trial of Richard Poplawski, who was convicted Saturday in the deaths of three police officers. As the verdict came down, Poplawski’s mother, Margaret, was thrown out of the courtroom.

06/25/2011

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