Allegheny County

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Allegheny County Seeking Lifeguards For Summer

Allegheny County officials say the Parks Department needs more lifeguards for this summer.

14 hours ago

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Medical Examiner Says Rash Of Overdoses Caused By Fentanyl

Police were called to Carrick Thursday night as part of a possible drug investigation.

04/16/2015

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Ex-Allegheny Co. Councilman On Trial For Stealing Money From Elderly Woman

Former Allegheny County Councilman Charles McCullough and his lawyer finally went to trial Monday on charges brought back in 2009 that he took $200,000 from an elderly woman’s estate.

04/13/2015

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Treasurer Shuts Down 48th Bar, Boosting Revenue From Drink Tax

On Friday morning, Uncle Jimmy’s Spirits & Food in Oakland became Allegheny County’s 48th establishment shut down by Treasurer John Weinstein for failure to pay the seven percent drink tax.

04/10/2015

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Consol Energy Says Its Airport Fracking Exceeds Environmental Standards

When it comes to drilling for natural gas at the Pittsburgh International Airport, Consol Energy officials say no one in the nation is fracking with their level of environmental protection.

04/01/2015

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State Grants Extension To Add ‘Green’ Solutions To Sewer Woes

PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) – State environmental officials have granted a request to give the City of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County more time to include more “green” solutions to the region’s sewer system problems. The antiquated sewers […]

03/31/2015

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2 Arrested In Connection With Wilmerding Fatal Shooting

Two men have been arrested in connection with a fatal Wilmerding shooting.

03/27/2015

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Wilmerding Shooting Leaves Man, 19, Dead

Police are investigating after a shooting late Wednesday night in Wilmerding.

03/25/2015

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Peduto, County Officials Seek ‘Green’ Solution To Water & Sewer Overhaul

The overhaul of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County’s antiquated water and sewer systems is estimated at between $2-$3 billion.

03/24/2015

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Mysterious Explosions-Like Sounds Put Jefferson Hills On Edge

Police in Jefferson Hills are trying to figure out if someone set off homemade explosive devices near the Washington County line.

03/18/2015

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Flood Watch Looms Over Pittsburgh Region

The warm-up in weather may have you excited, but it could also bring some problems.

03/13/2015

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CMU Grad Student Arrested, Charged With Running Meth Ring

A Carnegie Mellon University graduate student was arrested Wednesday and is now facing drug charges, accused of running a meth distribution ring that stretched from Pittsburgh to the state of California.

03/11/2015

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Ice Jams Lead To Some Flooding & Evacuations

Rescue boats were called to the scene in Ligonier Township after ice jams led to some flooding.

03/04/2015

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Health Officials: More Allegheny Co. Kids Getting Measles Vaccinations At Recommended Ages

The measles – highly contagious, and according to most medical experts, highly preventable.

02/03/2015

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Crews Busy Salting & Plowing Area Roads

PennDOT crews were busy Sunday night and Monday morning plowing and salting the area roads.

01/26/2015

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