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Man Arrested For Setting Fires In Natrona & Harrison Township

Police have arrested a 19 year old man for arson, in connection with two fires earlier this month in the Harrison Township area.

04/21/2015

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Jeannette Fire Deemed Arson, Cause Of 2nd One Still Unknown

Police say a Jeannette fire back in January was intentionally set and they’re still trying to determine the cause of a second fire.

04/10/2015

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Appeals Court Upholds New Trial In Firefighters’ 1995 Deaths

An appeals court has upheld a western Pennsylvania judge’s decision to grant a new trial to a man in the deaths of three Pittsburgh firefighters two decades ago.

03/21/2015

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McKeesport Fatal Fire Suspect To Stand Trial

A man charged in connection with an October 2014 fire that left six people dead in McKeesport appeared in court Friday morning.

03/13/2015

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Death Penalty To Be Sought Against Man In Wife’s Arson Death

Prosecutors in western Pennsylvania say they plan to seek the death penalty against a man accused of having set a fire that killed his estranged wife.

02/23/2015

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Homestead Officials Helping Fire Victims Get Back On Their Feet

An early morning fire in Homestead last month led to more than $2 million in damage. On Tuesday, the city met with the victims to discuss the services available to help them get back on their feet.

02/11/2015

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Spring Garden Pharmacy Celebrates 30th Anniversary At Grand Reopening

Smoke billowed through the roof of Waltmire Pharmacy in Spring Garden in the early morning hours of July 8. All appeared lost.

02/10/2015

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Homestead Arson Suspect Ruled Incompetent To Stand Trial

A mental health hearing was scheduled to take place Thursday morning for a man accused of arson.

01/29/2015

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Homestead Officials Say High Level Of Mentally Ill Residents Need Help

A week before his apartment house went up in flames –arson suspect Edward McDonald called 911 asking for help.

01/26/2015

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Homestead Arson Suspect Reportedly Sought Help At Western Psych

New details are emerging about an arson suspect, one day after his arrest following a fire that destroyed nearly an entire city block in Homestead.

01/24/2015

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Police Make Arrests In Monessen Arsons

Three people are facing charges in connection with several vacant building fires in Monessen over the past few weeks.

01/24/2015

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Man To Stand Trial On Charges He Poured Vodka On Wife, Set Fatal Fire

The man accused of pouring vodka on his wife then lighting it on fire and ultimately killing her is in court today.

01/23/2015

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Charges Filed Against Suspect In Huge Fire That Consumed Homestead City Block

Crews are on the scene of a large fire involving five buildings in Homestead.

01/23/2015

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Monessen Officials Reviewing Arson Surveillance Footage

Arson investigators are looking into a series of fires in abandoned homes in Westmoreland County.

01/19/2015

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Vigil Held To Honor 6 Lives Lost In McKeesport Fire

It has been exactly three months since a fire killed six people, including four children in McKeesport.

01/18/2015

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