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Community Sends Prayers For Canonsburg Native Missing In Wash. State Mudslide

About 150 people gathered Friday night on the Chartiers-Houston High School football field in what organizers called a “vigil of hope and love.”

03/28/2014

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Community To Hold Vigil For Canonsburg Native Missing In Washington Mudslide

The search continues for a Canonsburg native missing in the huge mudslide in Washington State.

03/28/2014

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Local Man Among Missing In Wash. State Mudslide, Death Toll Rises To 14

The search for survivors of a deadly Washington state mudslide grew Monday to include scores of people who were still unaccounted for as the death toll from the wall of trees, rocks and debris that swept through a rural community rose to at least 14.

03/24/2014

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After Rash Of Overdoses, Heroin-Related Deaths Are Down

After a recent string of heroin overdose deaths, officials say heroin-related deaths are on the downswing.

03/03/2014

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2 Arrested For Dealing Heroin, Unknown If “Theraflu” Related

Police have made more arrests in relation to a particular kind of heroin, blamed for several overdose deaths.

01/31/2014

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Congress Opens Another VA Hearing About Legionnaire’s Disease

A Congressional committee is holding a second hearing on a Legionnaire’s disease outbreak at Pittsburgh’s Veterans Affairs hospitals that killed at least five patients and sickened 21 since 2011.

09/09/2013

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PennDot Sets Up Traveling Memorial

In 2012, more than 1600 work zone crashes occurred across the state.

04/19/2013

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Lawrence Co. Fire Leaves 2 Dead

Two people were killed early Sunday morning when a Lawrence County mobile home caught fire.

02/17/2013

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Number Of Suspected Heroin Deaths Growing In Westmoreland Co.

Westmoreland County has seen a dramatic jump in heroin overdoses.

02/08/2013

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Friends Of 40 Years Found Dead In Clairton Home

Police are investigating after two people were found dead inside a Clairton home Saturday night.

01/19/2013

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Flu-Related Deaths Could Increase

The flu has been deadly this year. Five deaths in Allegheny County, and this could go up.

01/16/2013

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Pa. Dept. Of Health Releases Latest Flu Numbers

The flu emergency continues around the country. The latest numbers are out, and the illness continues to spread. In fact, things are worse in Allegheny County than anywhere else in the state.

01/15/2013

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Nap Nanny Recliners Recalled Due to Five Infant Deaths

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and four major retailers are announcing a voluntary recall to consumers who own Nap Nanny® recliners made by Baby Matters, LLC of Berwyn, Pa.

KDKA-TV–12/27/2012

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Record Number Of People Killed By Falling TVs And Furniture In 2011

New numbers show a record number of people were killed by falling televisions, furniture, and appliances in 2011.

KDKA-TV–12/13/2012

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Health Officials Issue Warning About Energy Drinks As FDA Launches Investigation

Energy drinks are all the rage, particularly on college campuses. However, officials are warning that they could do you physical harm and even lead to death.

10/23/2012

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