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Cops: Robber Didn’t Learn His Lesson The First Time

Police say a southwestern Pennsylvania man who didn’t succeed in robbing a liquor store in 2004 should have thought twice about trying again to rob the same store earlier this month.

05/22/2013

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Priest Removed In 2009 Faces New Porn Charge

A western Pennsylvania Catholic priest who was removed from public ministry in 2009 after an allegation of past child sex abuse deemed “credible” by his bishop has now been indicted by a federal grand jury on a charge of possessing child pornography.

05/20/2013

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Charleroi Police Probing Alleged Drug Activity Involving Officer’s Girlfriend

Charleroi Police Chief Mike Matyas confirms that his department is conducting two investigations after the girlfriend of a part-time officer was questioned about alleged drug activity in the officer’s personal car.

05/16/2013

Lock Four VFC Taking Donations For Jr. Firefighter

Anyone wanting to help out the family of the junior firefighter critically injured by a car Tuesday can do so via donations.

04/24/2013

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Junior Firefighter Hit By Car While Responding To Emergency Call

A junior firefighter was critically injured after he was hit by a car while trying to cross the road to help on an emergency call.

04/23/2013

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Former Semi-Pro Wrestler Arrested For Assaulting Woman, Officer

A former semi-pro wrestler from the Pittsburgh area is facing charges after he allegedly put a woman in a headlock and then assaulted a police officer.

KDKA-TV–02/21/2013

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Lunch Ladies Accused Of Stealing $93,000, Gambling It At Casino

Two former cafeteria workers have been charged with stealing more than $93-thousand dollars from their school, and gambling it at a casino.

KDKA-TV–01/31/2013

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Local Business Makes Toys Of Yore

In the Mon Valley borough of Charleroi, where most of the steel mills have all closed, a plain brick building still heeds the call “made in America.”

12/25/2012

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“Mr. High School Sports” – Quick Outs: Class AA Interstate Conference Outlook

We’re going to keep our preseason coverage going with a series of rapid-fire previews, focusing now on the Interstate Conference in Class AA. The most prominent and rancorous rivalry is the one shared between Greensburg Central Catholic and Jeannette, which fell just short of a district championship in 2011. Despite a surprising coaching change at GCC, the Centurions could follow in the footsteps of the Jayhawks in 2012.

93-7 The Fan–08/30/2012

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5 Charleroi Fires Under Investigation

Someone is setting fires in one local community and investigators say whoever’s sparking the blazes is getting bolder and putting residents at risk. The number of suspicions fires in the town of Charleroi is now up to five in the last three weeks.

06/16/2012

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Home Remedy Leads To House Fire In Charleroi

The fire chief in Charleroi says the latest fire there is not suspicious after all. Chief Bob Whiten Jr. says the fire Thursday afternoon started with a home remedy to try to reduce swelling after oral surgery.

06/07/2012

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Police: Charleroi Woman Stabs Boyfriend

Charleroi Police say 69-year-old Margaret Dillard told them her 49-year-old boyfriend hit her and chased her around the house, so she grabbed the knife which had an eight-inch blade and stabbed him in self-defense.

05/30/2012

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Charleroi Woman Forced To Leave House

A Washington county homeowner is being forced to move after the borough of Charleroi condemned her house. Brenda Kyle says she can’t believe what’s happening. She says she pays her taxes and mortgage and now they’re taking her home away.

05/23/2012

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Good Samaritans Stopped To Help Burglars In Fayette Co.

Nedra Giovannelli and her husband were visiting their daughter in Virginia for Mother’s Day when they got the call that their home on Fayette City Road in Perry Township had been burglarized.

05/18/2012

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Crews Battle House Fire In Washington County

Crews battled a house fire overnight in Washington County.

05/17/2012

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