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Audit Shows City Parking Meters Missing

Old parking meters are being taken off the street — at least most are being sold for scrap — but in an audit critical of the parking authority, Controller Michael Lamb says about 320 have gone missing from a city warehouse and he wants to know where they went.

07/02/2013

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Emergency Motion Filed In Jordan Brown Case

The prosecution in the case of Jordan Brown, who was 11 years old when he was charged with killing his father’s fiancĂ©, has filed an emergency motion to have an appeals court review the latest ruling that overturned his verdict.

05/13/2013

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Wife Of Former Justice Of The Peace Arrested In Texas Murders

The wife of former Kaufman County justice of the peace arrested in Texas murder case.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/17/2013

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Casino Dealer Fined $75K for $200 Theft

Dealers at the Rivers and other casinos are under constant surveillance — and last year, then 26-year-old Mathew Eisenberg was caught skimming $200 from patrons.

04/08/2013

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Prosecutors: Taxpayers Cheated Over $30K By Orie Melvin Campaigns

The corruption trial for suspended State Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin resumed Thursday morning.

02/07/2013

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Testimony Resumes In Orie Melvin Corruption Trial

The corruption trial of Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin and her sister, Janine Orie continues Tuesday.

01/29/2013

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Testimony Continues in Orie Melvin Trial

The corruption trial of suspended State Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin and her sister Janine Orie continued Monday.

KDKA-TV–01/28/2013

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Jury Selection Begins In Orie-Melvin Trial

Jury selection is now underway in the corruption trial for suspended Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie-Melvin and her sister, Janine.

01/23/2013

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Family Rejects Plea Deal For Accused Cop Killer

The family of a police officer who was killed rejected a plea deal of two life sentences for a guilty plea from the man accused of shooting him and one other person.

11/29/2012

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Pitt To Hire 20 Police Officers After Review Of Western Psych Shooting

The University of Pittsburgh will hire 20 new police officers immediately in an effort to ramp up security after the District Attorney’s review of March’s Western Psych shooting rampage.

10/02/2012

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How Do We Curb Prescription Drug Abuse?

KDKA Radio’s Johnna Pro talks with Washington County District Attorney Gene Vittone and supervising detective for the Washington Drug Task Force Rick Gluth about prescription drug abuse.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–09/15/2012

Colby Jozefczyk, of Saltsburg, was 16-months-old when he died.  (Photo Credit: Jonthan Jozefczyk)

Charges Filed Against Mother In Suspicious Baby Death

Kayla Lyons is charged with aggravated assault and the mother’s boyfriend, Shawn Anderson-Holmes, is charged with homicide in the death of one year old, Colby Jozepzcyk.

08/30/2012

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Another Arrest Made In Officer Kotecki Shooting

Another arrest has been made in the shooting death of a Westmoreland County police officer.

05/02/2012

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DA On Western Psych Gunman: Warning Signs Missed

Investigators detailed a series of warning signs that Western Psych gunman John Shick had grown dangerous which they say were ignored.

03/28/2012

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7 Charged In Connection To Lower Burrell Police Officer’s Shooting Death

Seven people are facing charges in connection to the shooting death of Lower Burrell police officer Derek Kotecki. Kotecki was killed after he was ambushed by 33-year-old Charles Post, a fugitive, in the parking lot of the Dairy Queen in the 300-block of Greensburg Road back in October.

03/23/2012

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