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Family, Friends Hold Vigil, Balloon Release In 2-Month-Old’s Memory

A candlelight vigil and a balloon release were held Friday night in a park in Vandergrift, Westmoreland County, in memory of 8-week-old Sophia Ludwiczak. Police said she was the victim of “shaken baby syndrome.”

12/07/2012

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Community Remembers Fallen Penn Hills Officer At Somber Vigil

The Penn Hills community came together Thursday evening in a show of support and appreciation for police officers and other first responders. The candlelight vigil marked the somber, third anniversary of the death of Officer Michael Crawshaw who was shot and killed while responding to a domestic violence call.

12/06/2012

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Knoch High School Honors W&J College Running Back

It’s a loss that has been tough to take. Washington & Jefferson College running back Tim McNerney was killed earlier this month in an apparent robbery after a night out.

10/14/2012

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Community Mourns Teen Killed In Skateboarding Accident

A community is in mourning after a tragic skateboarding accident claimed the life of a Woodland Hills High School student last week.

09/23/2012

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Vigil Held For New Castle Shooting Victim

It’s been exactly one year since a deadly road rage incident in New Castle. On Thursday night, the victim was remembered by his family and friends.

08/30/2012

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Community Mourns McKees Rocks Shooting Victim At Vigil

A community is mourning following the death of a 19-year-old who was shot late last week in McKees Rocks.

05/27/2012

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Western Psych Shooting Victim Remembered At Candlelight Vigil

A candlelight vigil was held Sunday evening for the young man killed in last Thursday’s shooting at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic in Oakland.

03/12/2012

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Missing Woman’s Family, Friends Hold Candlelight Vigil In Brookline

It’s been one year since a local woman disappeared, and her family continues to hold out hope that she’ll be found alive.

03/04/2012

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Vigil Marks 1-Year Anniversary Of Hazelwood Shooting

A candlelight vigil was held Wednesday night on the one-year anniversary of a fatal shooting in Hazelwood.

01/25/2012

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Penn State Prepares For Paterno Public Viewings

Students are still showing up at the statue dedicated to Joe Paterno to pay their respects, but the Spiritual Center is preparing for the throngs of people expected to show up for the public viewings.

01/23/2012

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PSU Campus Mourns Paterno’s Passing

Today’s rain and cold weather has not stopped the outpouring of love at Penn State for Joe Paterno. A statue of the beloved record-breaking coach has turned into a makeshift memorial where students, alumni, and many more have been gathering to mourn his death.

01/23/2012

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Fallen Lower Burrell Officer Remembered At Candlelight Vigil

It was a sad and moving moment in Lower Burrell Sunday night as the widow and children of a fallen police officer thanked people gathered for a candlelight vigil held in his memory. Officer Derek Kotecki will be laid to rest Monday morning following a funeral mass, but Sunday there was a less formal gathering to honor the slain officer.

10/17/2011

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McKees Rocks Shooting Victim Mourned At Candlelight Vigil

The young father who was shot and killed earlier this week in McKees Rocks was remembered at a candlelight vigil Saturday evening.

10/08/2011

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Charleroi Students Hold Candlelight Vigil For Late Principal

The students of Charleroi High School gathered Saturday evening for a candlelight vigil to remember and honor their beloved principal who collapsed and died suddenly earlier in the week.

05/21/2011

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Community Remembers Boy At Vigil In Liberty Borough

LIBERTY BOROUGH (KDKA) — Family, friends and community members gathered in Liberty Borough Saturday evening to remember a young boy who authorities say accidentally shot himself with his father’s service weapon last year. The 50 […]

02/26/2011

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