Brighton Heights

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North Side Standoff Ends Peacefully

A Tuesday night standoff on the North Side ended peacefully thanks in large part to the suspect’s mother.

06/27/2012

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Brighton Heights Man Charged With Stalking Teen Girl

Pittsburgh Police say 76-year-old Harold Mudd, of Brighton Heights, tried to get a 15-year-old girl into his silver Chevy pickup truck twice recently, but both times she went to police to report the luring attempts.

06/08/2012

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Brighton Heights Man Recounts Home Invasion

A couple from Brighton Heights says the door to their bedroom flew open and home invaders walked in. Larry Hopkins says he asked who was there, and no one answered. He asked again and someone turned on the lights and pointed a gun at him and told him to stay in bed.

05/10/2012

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Part Of Ohio River Boulevard Reopens After Chemical Leak

Part of a busy highway is closed because of a chemical spill. Ohio River Boulevard is closed between the McKees Rocks Bridge and Millerton Avenue after a tractor-trailer and a truck collided.

05/07/2012

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Machine Gun, Flame Thrower Found Inside Brighton Heights House

Police found a cache of weapons inside of a Brighton Heights home. A man described by neighbors as a recluse and a hoarder hasn’t been seen for several weeks.

04/13/2012

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Man Shot Twice In Brighton Heights

There’s new information about a shooting in Brighton Heights. A 35-year-old man was shot during a drug deal inside a home near the corner of Termon and Elmhurst Avenues Friday evening.

02/10/2012

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Man Killed In Brighton Heights Shooting

Pittsburgh Police say three men wearing black hoodies were seen shooting at a second floor back porch of an apartment complex in the 3400-block of Fleming Avenue.

01/03/2012

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Air Force Chaplain Comes Home, Surprises Members Of Local Church

Members of a church in Brighton Heights have one more reason to celebrate this holiday season. A visitor showed up at their Sunday morning service this weekend and it was a welcome surprise for a congregation missing their assistant pastor.

12/04/2011

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Vietnam Vet Receives New Wheelchair

A local Vietnam veteran found himself unable to get around after someone stole his van with his motorized scooter inside over the weekend. However, a special delivery Monday morning has made Matvey mobile once again.

10/03/2011

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Vietnam Vet’s Van Stolen For 2nd Time

Andrew Matvey thinks someone is out to get him. When he came downstairs to get in his van parked on Geyer Avenue in Brighton Heights, his vehicle was gone. The thief drove away with Matvey’s motorized scooter inside the van.

10/02/2011

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Damage Reported In Aftermath Of Quake

In the aftermath of the 5.8 magnitude earthquake felt in the Pittsburgh area, there have been reports of minor damage. Large chunks of rock fell from a chimney on top of an apartment building on North Harrison Avenue in Bellevue.

08/23/2011

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2 Teachers Reportedly Injured At Pressley Ridge Day School

Two teachers at the Pressley Ridge Day School in Pittsburgh’s Brighton Heights neighborhood were allegedly injured by a 13-year-old male student Tuesday.

04/19/2011

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Clean-Up Starts After Partial Building Collapse

Authorities were called to Brighton Heights this morning where the roof of a building collapsed. It happened in the 3200-block of Brighton Road.

03/11/2011

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Local Firefighter Facing Assault Charges

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A Pittsburgh firefighter was arrested Saturday and is now facing simple assault charges. Thomas Baltos, 57, is a 32-year veteran of the fire bureau in Pittsburgh. According to police, Baltos allegedly assaulted […]

01/09/2011

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Crews Battle Fires In Brighton Heights, South Side

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Water issues made for a tough fire fight on Pittsburgh’s South Side Sunday night. The blaze broke out at a two-story home on Shamokin Street in the South Side Slopes. Officials say […]

01/02/2011

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