Crime

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Observatory Hill Residents Sick Of Continued Violence

Community members in Observatory Hill are looking for a way to try to curb violence in their neighborhood.

07/16/2015

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Mayor Reassures Pizza Shop Owner After 2 Recent Armed Robberies

A local pizza shop owner says two robberies in a matter of weeks may be enough to drive him out of business, but the mayor is trying to reassure him that the city has his back.

07/14/2015

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Police Looking For Man Who Robbed Sheraden Mini-Mart

Pittsburgh Police are searching for a man who robbed a convenience store in Sheraden.

07/04/2015

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Councilman Hoping To Bring Crime Reporting App To Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh City Councilman Rev. Ricky Burgess has introduced a bill that would potentially give anyone with a smartphone the ability to report crime with technology far beyond dialing 911.

06/25/2015

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Police Probe 2 Armed Robberies In Beltzhoover Area

Pittsburgh Police are investigating two armed robberies in the Beltzhoover area.

05/28/2015

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Audit Says State-Owned Universities Need To Better Track Crime, Sex Bias

Pennsylvania’s system of 14 state-owned universities should do a better job of tracking crimes and sex discrimination, state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said Monday as he released a performance audit of the agency.

04/27/2015

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Woman Flees On Shopping Cart After Stealing Groceries From Walmart

She looked like an ordinary shopper, but her exit from a local Walmart was anything but – using her cart as her getaway.

04/20/2015

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Clairton Young People Urge City Council To Change Curfew For The Summer

Some young people from a group called Stay Positive Clairton showed up at City Council on Tuesday with an idea.

04/15/2015

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Police Seeing Rise In Incidents Of Armed Robbery

It’s hard enough making a living selling cheesesteak and pizza, but as Sue and Dwight Creen found out last week, the financial and emotional costs of being held up at gunpoint are beyond the pale.

01/06/2015

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Christmas Presents, Decorations, Priceless Items Stolen From Family

A local family may not have the Christmas they had planned, thanks to someone who stole all of their gifts and then some.

12/10/2014

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Police Search For Suspects In Brazen Downtown Robbery

Police are searching for two men who held a mother and three young girls at gunpoint during a brazen robbery in downtown Pittsburgh.

12/01/2014

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Man Faces Life In Prison After Porn-Filled Tablet Sold At Swap Meet

A western Pennsylvania man could spend life in prison after a woman found images of him molesting a child – on a notepad computer the suspect sold to her at a flea market.

10/24/2014

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Pittsburgh’s New Police Chief Embraces Technology To Reverse Murder Rate

It seems hardly a day goes by without another killing in Pittsburgh.

10/17/2014

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Some City Council Members Hope To Implement PIRC Initiative To Reduce Crime

The violence on Pittsburgh streets is on track to break a record.

10/14/2014

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State Police Alert Westmoreland Co. Residents To Record Number Of Vehicle Break-Ins

Vehicle break-ins happen all the time, but for state troopers in Westmoreland County, the totals are unprecedented.

09/04/2014

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