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Rashes, Blisters Lead To Major Fitbit Recall

A recall has been announced on the popular FitBit wireless wristband activity tracker after thousands of complaints of itchy rashes, blisters, and burns.

03/13/2014

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Public Welfare Dept. Investigating After Nun Is Scalded At Personal Care Home, Dies

State authorities are now investigating after the death of an elderly nun who died from injuries after being burned by hot water at a Bellevue personal care home.

03/07/2014

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House Filled With Ammunition Burns During Trick-Or-Treating

Fire broke out at a home in Bethel Park Thursday night – right in the middle of trick-or-treating.

11/01/2013

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Boy Burned Over 35-40% Of His Body In Tragic Accident While Preparing Lunch

A Beaver County boy is being treated at a local hospital after he was badly burned over nearly 40 percent of his body during an accident while making lunch Tuesday afternoon.

10/22/2013

Dehumidifiers Recalled, Linked To Fires, Burns

Several dehumidifiers have been recalled due to fire and burn hazards.

09/12/2013

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Man Accused Of Abusing Ex-Girlfriend’s Son In Court

The hearing for a Butler County man accused of abusing his ex-girlfriend’s 7-year-old son was continued this afternoon.

07/30/2013

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Wife Injured When Man Tries To Bring Grease Fire Under Control

A man trying to keep a fire from getting out of control inside his home Thursday on Eleanor Street in Pittsburgh’s South Side Slopes neighborhood ended up making it worse.

06/27/2013

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Police Arrest Man Accused Of Setting Girlfriend On Fire

Police have arrested a man suspected of setting fire to his girlfriend earlier this week at their apartment in Springdale.

03/02/2013

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Manhunt For Suspect Accused Of Lighting Girlfriend On Fire

An arrest warrant has been issued for a man police say dumped a bottle of perfume on his girlfriend, and then lit her on fire.

KDKA-TV–02/28/2013

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Boy Recovering From Burns As His Father Faces Theft Charges

As a 5-year-old boy from Armstrong County continues to recover from severe burns at UPMC Mercy Hospital, his father is facing charges for the alleged attempted theft of hospital property.

02/23/2013

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Gas Worker Who Helped Rescue Boy Speaks Out

A 12-year-old boy is now recovering after he was burned while building a bonfire with friends. And Tuesday, the gas worker who rushed to his rescue spoke out for the first time.

11/27/2012

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Woman, Grandson Recovering After Overnight House Fire

A woman and her grandson are recovering after fire broke out at their Beaver County home Wednesday night.

08/09/2012

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“Salt & Ice Challenge” Injures Local 12-Year-Old

It’s dangerous, it’s tempting and it’s on YouTube. And now, the salt and ice challenge has injured a local 12-year-old boy, all because of a dare.

06/29/2012

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Man Burned By Molten Steel In Braddock

A man has been hospitalized after being burned by molten steel at a plant in Braddock this morning.

12/29/2011

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Pitt Grad Student Injured In Small Explosion In Chem Lab

A small explosion sent Hazmat crews and emergency officials to the Chevron Science Center on the campus of the University of Pittsburgh in Oakland this morning.

08/17/2011

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