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Beaver Co. Councilman’s Wife Arrested, Accused Of Selling Drugs

A Beaver County councilman’s wife is accused of dealing drugs after police say an informant bought oxycodone on multiple occasions.

07/25/2014

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12 Arrested, $43K Seized In Lawrence Co. Heroin Bust

Lawrence County District Attorney Joshua Lamancusa calls heroin the No. 1 problem in the area.

06/24/2014

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Neighbors Worried After 2 Shootings In 2 Days At New Castle Apartments

Two shootings, one fatal, in two nights have residents of a Lawrence County apartment complex on edge.

06/21/2014

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Police: Man Hid Heroin In “Chips Ahoy” Package With False Bottom

A local man is in jail, after police say he was carrying heroin in a Chips Ahoy chocolate chip cookie package.

06/13/2014

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Police: Man Tries To Set Girlfriend On Fire, Angry She Won’t Take Him For Drugs

Ambridge Police say 36–year-old Arvell Brandon doused his girlfriend with lighter fluid and then tried to set her on fire.

06/10/2014

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Child Struck By Stolen Vehicle While At North Side Birthday Party

A child was injured when he was struck by a stolen SUV Friday evening in Pittsburgh’s North Side section.

06/06/2014

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2 Accused Of Stealing Cemetery Vases Waive Hearing, Head To Trial

Two people accused of stealing bronze vases worth thousands of dollars from a cemetery in Westmoreland County and then selling them for scrap are heading to trial.

06/03/2014

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Allegheny Co. Most Wanted Back Behind Bars

One of Allegheny County’s most wanted is back behind bars thanks to an anonymous tip.

06/02/2014

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Pittsburgh FBI Rounding Up Dozens In “Bricks R Us” Heroin Ring

Federal prosecutors and the FBI were set to announce dozens of arrests in what they’re calling a series of “overlapping and interrelated heroin distribution networks” in southwestern Pennsylvania.

05/29/2014

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Massive Pot Growing Operation Uncovered After Attempted Break-In

Police uncovered a massive marijuana growing operation after arresting three men trying to break into a building in Lawrenceville.

05/29/2014

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Police: Rash Of Cemetery Crimes Solved In Westmoreland Co.

Police in Westmoreland County say they’ve solved a recent string of thefts at the Greenwood Cemetery in Lower Burrell.

05/23/2014

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4th Grader Caught Smoking Pot In School, Faces Discipline

An elementary school student is facing punishment after Pittsburgh Public School officials say she was caught smoking marijuana in a school restroom.

05/23/2014

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New Wilmington Boy Undergoes Tests After Being Stuck With Hypodermic Needle

A New Wilmington boy was treated at a hospital in Lawrence County after being stuck with a hypodermic needle at a local ball field.

05/13/2014

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Ruffsdale Woman Shaken Up During Brazen Home Invasion

A local grandmother is still reeling after a man with a gun barged into her home and threatened her life if she didn’t hand over her prescription medication.

05/09/2014

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Police Arrest IUP Student After Finding Money, Pot Worth More Than $50K

A student at Indiana University of Pennsylvania has been jailed on drug charges after police say they found $15,000 in cash in his car.

05/06/2014

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