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Butler Township

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Family Mourns Man Killed In Shooting Involving Off-Duty Trooper

A man is dead and a state police investigation is underway after a shooting involving an off-duty state police trooper in Butler County.

06/07/2014

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1 Dead In Shooting Involving Off-Duty Officer In Butler Co.

One man is dead following a shooting Friday night involving an off-duty Pennsylvania state trooper in Butler County.

06/06/2014

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Police Investigating Several Butler Co. ‘Distraction Burglaries’

Police in Butler County are warning residents about so-called “distraction” burglaries.

06/05/2014

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Police Investigate Butler Intermediate H.S. Break-In

BUTLER TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – Police in Butler County are looking into a break-in incident at the Butler Intermediate High School. Authorities in Butler Township say someone broke into the school overnight and caused some serious […]

05/27/2014

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Firefighters Battle Blaze At Butler Co. Well Pad

Officials were on the scene of a fire in a storage tank, at a Rex Energy gas well pad Tuesday night.

05/20/2014

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Police Probe Rash Of Break-Ins At Butler Twp. Businesses

Butler Township Police are investigating a weekend rash of burglaries in at least seven local businesses.

03/10/2014

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Mother Accused Of Using Sons To Steal From Store

A mother is accused of stealing from a convenience store and using her son to do so.

05/24/2013

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2 Children Dead After Mom’s Car Slides On Ice Patch

Two children are dead after a crash caused by the icy roads brought on by sudden morning rain Wednesday.

01/09/2013

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Harmony Man Accused Of Using Hot Coffee, Sword In Alleged Attack

A Harmony man is in the Butler County Prison on a $10,000 bond after authorities say he threw a cup of hot coffee on his former roommate and then threatened him with a sword.

11/29/2012

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Man Arrested Twice For Suspected DUI On Same Day

A Butler County man is behind bar after police say he was arrested twice in the same day for allegedly driving under the influence.

10/17/2012

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Trapped Driver Flown To Hospital, Authorities Investigating Crash

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) –  Authorities are investigating an accident scene after a driver slammed ran into a tree stump, leaving him trapped in his vehicle. Butler Township resident, 39-year-old Thomas Rockenstein, was traveling west on McCalmont […]

10/04/2012

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Police Await Toxicology Results In Newborn’s Death

The life of James Victor, Jr. spanned only five weeks. Three of those weeks were spent in a hospital because of his mother’s prenatal heroin addiction.

08/20/2012

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Family Members Speak Out About Butler Co. Infant’s Death

The family of a couple charged with concealing the death of their 5-month-old son is speaking out.

08/19/2012

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Couple Charged After Infant Is Found Dead In Butler Twp. Motel

There are new details in the death of an infant found at a Butler County motel and the charges filed against the little boy’s parents.

08/18/2012

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Crash In Butler Twp. Leaves Bicyclist Hurt

Officials in Butler County are investigating a late night crash that left a bicyclist injured.

08/11/2012

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