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Allegheny County

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Wolf Garners Big Endorsements In Pittsburgh

More than two dozen Allegheny County elected officials and Democratic Party leaders endorsed Tom Wolf for governor on Saturday afternoon.

03/08/2014

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County Controller, D.A. Probe On Constables Finds Overbilling

They’re officers of the law, performing a valuable public service – executing warrants and transporting prisoners, sometimes for little pay.

03/06/2014

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Fake Bomb Built By Kids Playing War Games Draws Police

It certainly caused a scare for people living at Fort Mason Village in Masontown, Fayette County.

03/04/2014

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Health Department Approves First Steps For Restaurant Grading System

The Allegheny County Health Department has approved the first step toward implementing a restaurant grading system.

03/03/2014

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County Launches Special Needs Registry

Do you or someone you know have special needs?

02/25/2014

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Inspectors: Mouse Droppings Found At Oakland Bagel Shop

Health Officials in Allegheny County are taking action against a local bagel shop.

02/25/2014

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Emergency Management Officials Watching Rivers, Streams, Creeks

The Beaver County Emergency Management Center in Ambridge monitored the river and stream predictions and reports from the field.

02/21/2014

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Salt Shortage Taking Big Toll Across Area

For Hempfield Township’s director of Public Works, this morning’s road salt supply numbers were scary.

02/14/2014

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Ex-County Commissioner Authors Book About Dark Forces Haunting His Home

Inside the inviting turn-of-the-century house on Brownsville Road, former Allegheny County commissioner Bob Cranmer says a two-year battle is being waged between good and evil — God and the devil.

02/11/2014

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Harsh Winter Has Municipalities Struggling To Stretch Salt Supplies

It may look like Bethel Park has an abundant supply of salt heading into this latest winter storm, but the drain on the supply has been wide open lately.

02/04/2014

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Teamsters Local 249, County Reach Tentative Agreement

They are normally on the front lines fighting the winter storms, but Public Works crews are threatening to hit the picket lines instead.

02/04/2014

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Actor’s Overdose Death Sheds New Light On Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Issue

Philip Seymour Hoffman was a fearless actor.

02/03/2014

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County Salt & Plow Truck Drivers Could Strike This Week

Another round of snow is making its way through the area and the Allegheny County salt trucks are clearing the roads, for now.

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Woman Who Sued Over Amputation Now Facing Drug Charges

Amy Needham, 35, of Ross Township, is facing drug possession charges after police say she was found unconscious in the bathroom of a West View drug store.

01/31/2014

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22 Deaths Now Blamed On Dangerously Potent, Fentanyl-Laced Heroin

At least 22 people in Western Pennsylvania, including 15 in Allegheny County have now been killed by a deadly mix of heroin and the narcotic Fentanyl.

01/26/2014

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