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County Singer Mindy McCready Commits Suicide

Mindy McCready, who hit the top of the country charts before personal problems sidetracked her career, died Sunday. She was 37.

02/17/2013

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2 Dead Following Indiana Co. Fire, 2 More Hospitalized

A child and a woman are dead after a fire broke out in Indiana County.

02/16/2013

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VA Pittsburgh: Another Veteran Dies After Contracting Legionnaires’

The VA in Pittsburgh has announced the death of another veteran as a result of Legionnaires’ disease.

02/08/2013

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Jukebox Jury: Should Artists’ Careers Continue After Death?

Welcome to Jukebox Jury, our new music debate show where experts face off and a jury of fans decides the winner. THE CASE: When our musical idols passed away in generations past, they left behind […]

02/05/2013

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Police Still Looking For Missing Rifle, Suspect In Butler Co. Murder

Police are still looking for a suspect and the missing rifle that may have been used to kill a Butler County man Saturday.

01/16/2013

Fatal Accident, crash

Driver Hits Several Trees In Dense Fog, Dies

The thick fog that has rolled in with warmer temperatures likely contributed to one death in Indiana County Saturday.

01/12/2013

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Police: Boy Shot In Pa. Was Buckling Himself In

A 7-year-old boy had been buckling himself into his safety seat in the back of his father’s truck when he was shot to death after a handgun accidentally went off as his father got in the front seat, police said Sunday.

12/10/2012

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Electrocution Victim’s Family Gets Record-Setting Award In Court

A record-setting award has been handed down for the family of a Westmoreland County woman electrocuted when a power line fell on her. The jury awarded $109 million, which a judge says is the largest award in the history of Allegheny County.

12/06/2012

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Closing Arguments Held In Family’s Lawsuit Against West Penn Power

Closing arguments were held Wednesday in a lawsuit against West Penn Power. The family of Carrie Goretzka is suing over a power line that fell on the woman and killed her in 2009.

12/05/2012

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Investigation Into Legionnaire’s Disease At VA Hospital Widening

The investigation into Legionnaire’s disease at Pittsburgh’s VA Hospital is widening.

12/04/2012

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Fundraiser Held After Baby Shaken To Death

A fundraiser was held today to help the mother of a child who was shaken to death.

11/25/2012

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Man Dies After Three-Story Fall

A man died after falling off of a third-story balcony on the South Side early Sunday morning.

11/11/2012

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Body Of Missing Hunter Found

Police have found the body of a hunter who went missing in Kittanning Saturday night.

11/11/2012

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Zoo Officials Offer New Details After Child’s Tragic Death

Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium officials gave an update Monday afternoon following a tragic incident on Sunday that resulted in a little boy losing his life.

11/05/2012

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Toddler’s Zoo Death ‘Traumatic’ For Family, Witnesses

A child was mauled to death at the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Sunday morning after falling into an enclosure. The investigation into the toddler’s death continued Monday and witnesses describe it as a terrifying and chaotic scene.

11/05/2012

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