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Local Group Honoring Rocco As 1-Year Anniversary Of Tragic Death Nears

This week marks one year since Pittsburgh Police K-9 Rocco died from injuries sustained in the line of duty.

01/28/2015

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Catholic Diocese Fundraiser Brings In More Than $200 Million

The Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese celebrated a major milestone Sunday.

01/25/2015

(Photo Courtesy: Joy Gezo)

Local Police Need Public Support To Complete Memorial To Rocco And Other K9s

Shortly after Rocco, Pittsburgh’s slain K9, passed away, sculptor Susan Wagner offered to make a unique addition to the Law Enforcement Officer Memorial that she had originally designed on the North Shore.

12/26/2014

(Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Police)

Fundraising For Police K-9 Memorial

Shortly after the Pittsburgh Police K-9 officer Rocco lost his life, local law enforcement officials and their supporters approved plans to add a special statue to honor all K-9’s lost in the line of duty.

12/26/2014

(Photo Via Pepper Therapy Dog Fund)

Donate To Pepper The Therapy Dog

Pepper the Therapy Dog needs $8,000 to live.

12/25/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Police Make Special Holiday Delivery To Children’s Hospital Patients

Volunteers in blue gather at the police station in Aspinwall, where Officer David Nemec continues a tradition he began four years ago: “Presents from Police.”

12/23/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Peduto To Release Names Of Donors Of Money He Awarded On “Undercover Boss”

On the CBS reality show “Undercover Boss,” Mayor Bill Peduto handed out $155,000 to city employees he encountered when he went undercover.

12/23/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Salvation Army Seeking Help To Reach Holiday Fundraising Goals

The Salvation Army says they are well-behind their fundraising goal for the holiday season.

12/23/2014

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9-Year-Old Girl Teams Up With Medics For Children’s Hospital Toy Drive

It’s not every day that an ambulance arrives playing Christmas carols, glittering with colored bulbs and packed with presents instead of patients.

12/22/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Good Samaritans Stepping Up To Help Charities Caught In Toys For Tots Mix-Up

People are stepping up to help after a mix-up involving Toys for Tots that meant hundreds of kids might not get toys for Christmas. But what lead to the problem is still a bit of a mystery.

12/19/2014

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Businessman, Police Save Holiday For Local Kids After Toys For Tots Glitch

A local businessman with a lot of toys reached out to KDKA-TV and Get Marty after local charities were having trouble getting their Toys For Tots deliveries.

12/19/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Some Organizations Say Toys For Tots Left Them Out

At the Marines’ Toys for Tots distribution center in the Strip District on Friday, hundreds showed up to get toys for their children and grandchildren.

12/19/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Toys For Tots Mix-Up Has Local Charities Asking For Last-Minute Donations

Toys for Tots is known for making the holidays special for kids by making sure they get a toy.

12/18/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Annual Free Care Fund Benefit Show Raises More Than $2M

A big thank you goes out to everyone who donated to the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh’s Free Care Fund.

12/18/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Get Marty: Local School Kids Get New Winter Gear

A McKees Rocks woman saw a few kids with cold hands at a bus stop and reached out to KDKA’S Get Marty for help.

12/17/2014

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