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Police Investigating After Man Found Dead In Butler Co.

State police are looking into the death of a man in Slippery Rock, Butler County.

02/13/2014

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Actor’s Overdose Death Sheds New Light On Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Issue

Philip Seymour Hoffman was a fearless actor.

02/03/2014

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Deadly Shooting In Homewood

A man was shot and killed in Homewood Thursday night.

01/16/2014

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Rx Drug Overdose Is Leading Cause Of Unnatural Death In Westmoreland Co.

The statistic is shocking: drug overdoses kill more people in Westmoreland County than any other manner of death, besides natural causes.

01/13/2014

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Greene County Inmate Found Dead

Several agencies are investigating after an inmate was found dead in his prison cell in Waynesburg.

01/13/2014

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Mother Pleads Guilty In Toddler’s Drowning Death

The mother of a toddler who drowned in a bathtub nearly a year ago, pleaded guilty to two charges Thursday.

01/09/2014

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1 Dead, 8 Have Swine Flu In Local Hospitals

Pittsburgh hospital officials say an older woman with an underlying medical condition has died and eight others have been so seriously sickened by the H1N1 flu strain that they require machine assistance.

01/06/2014

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PSU Student Dies After Jumping From Parking Garage

Authorities say a Penn State University student died when he jumped from a parking garage in downtown State College.

12/21/2013

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Man Dies After Allegedly Attacking UPMC Shadyside Doctor

City homicide detectives are looking into a death at UPMC Shadyside Hospital Monday night.

12/10/2013

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Nelson Mandela, Former South African President, Dies At 95

Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world’s most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95.

12/05/2013

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Man Arrested After Police Say He Shot Ex-Girlfriend In Front Of Children

State police were searching for a man after a western Pennsylvania woman was shot at her home, while four children were also present.

12/02/2013

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Homicide Charges May Be Filed Following Elderly Mugging Victim’s Death

An elderly woman who was injured when thieves stole her purse in Fayette County has died.

11/26/2013

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Pa. Girl At Center Of Target Trunk Suit Has Died

A suburban Pittsburgh girl, whose parents sued Target after a wicker storage trunk lid fell on her neck and left her disabled, has died.

10/04/2013

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Bucks Co. Man Is Pa.’s 1st West Nile Death Of 2013

A Bucks County resident is the state’s first person to die from West Nile virus this year, according to state officials.

09/14/2013

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Slippery Rock University, NCAA Sued Over Sickle Cell Death

The parents of a Slippery Rock University basketball player who died after an intense practice are suing the school and the National Collegiate Athletic Association, because their son wasn’t screened for the sickle cell trait that contributed to his death and because school officials allegedly didn’t do enough to help him after he collapsed.

09/09/2013

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