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Apollo Man Charged For Abandoning Dog In Woods To Starve

A chance encounter in the woods saved a dog from starving to death, and now her former owner is facing charges for abandoning her, leaving her to die.

11/19/2014

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Man Survives After Crane Falls Off Tractor-Trailer And Onto His Car

Police were called to the scene of a dangerous crash in Apollo Monday morning.

11/03/2014

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Suspect Stable After Chase Ends In Exchange Of Gunfire With Police

Police shot and wounded a man who led them on a 30-mile police chase from Murrysville to Bell Township Wednesday night.

09/18/2014

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Chase Suspect Wounded In Exchange Of Gunfire With Police

A suspect ended up wounded during an exchange of gunfire with police Wednesday evening after a two-county chase.

09/17/2014

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Man Escapes Ambulance, Jumps Off Bridge

A man escaped from an ambulance and jumped off a western Pennsylvania bridge, but was rescued.

05/25/2014

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Sen. Casey Demands Clean-Up At Parks Twp. Nuclear Dump

Decades ago, hundreds — perhaps thousands — of barrels of nuclear waste were buried on a 44-acre site in Parks Township, Armstrong County.

04/23/2014

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Residents Fight, Wait For Nuke Dump Clean-Up

For the past 25 years, Patty Ameno has fought a one-woman battle to clean up tons of nuclear waste buried on a 44-acre site in Parks Township, Armstrong County.

03/14/2014

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Report: Armstrong County Nuke Dump May Be Worse Than Thought

A chain-linked fence topped with barbed wire encloses the 44-acre site in Parks, Armstrong County, where the grass-covered hills conceal a hidden menace.

03/13/2014

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Apollo Woman 110 Years “Young”

It’s not everyday that someone in our area turns 110 years old.

01/28/2014

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Armstrong, Westmoreland Counties Cleaning Up After Flash Flooding

Curtis Woods is cleaning up after flash flooding dumped more than three feet of water in his North 11th Street basement in Apollo on Wednesday.

08/29/2013

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Several Injured In Apollo Fireworks Accident

A woman and several children are recovering after they were hurt in during a fireworks show in Apollo Thursday night.

07/05/2013

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Deer Forces School To Take A Look At Security

An unwanted intruder – a deer – is forcing a western Pennsylvania school district to take a second look at security at its high school.

06/24/2013

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Former Police Chief Guilty Of Selling Police Gun, Equipment

Authorities say a former western Pennsylvania police chief has pleaded guilty to the theft and sale of a police gun and equipment.

05/06/2013

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State Closes Personal Care Home In Apollo

Residents of a personal care home in Armstrong County have been forced out after the state shut down the facility.

03/14/2013

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Gov. Signs Execution Warrant For Convicted “Kill For Thrill” Killer

Gov. Tom Corbett has signed an execution warrant for a man convicted in the “Kill for Thrill” murders 33 years ago.

03/01/2013

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