Drugs

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Suspect’s Beard Helps Police Link Him To South Hills Bank Robberies

A man linked to four bank robberies in the South Hills by his red beard, who then wore a fake red beard for two more, has pleaded guilty to all six heists.

04/22/2015

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Worker Fired, Charged With Selling Drugs Out Of PWSA Truck

Police have charged a Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority worker has been suspended from his job and charged with selling heroin out of one of the authority’s trucks.

04/21/2015

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Duo Arrested In Connection With At Least 50 Area Burglaries

Police have arrested two men in connection with a series of burglaries in Robinson and Kennedy Townships.

04/20/2015

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U.S. Attorney Hickton To Co-Chair National Heroin Task Force

The top federal prosecutor in Pittsburgh has been picked to co-chair a national Heroin Task Force as the city and its suburbs respond to 12 overdoses that killed two people this week.

04/17/2015

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Penn State Students Protest Against Frat Over Nude Photo Posts

More than 100 Penn State University students and other supporters demonstrated Friday against a fraternity accused of posting photos of nude or partly nude women, some asleep or passed out, on an invitation-only Facebook page, urging the administration to take stronger action against those involved.

03/20/2015

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Ex-Judge Pleads Guilty In Missing Cocaine Case

A retired western Pennsylvania judge accused of stealing cocaine being held as evidence pleaded guilty to taking cocaine evidence from criminal trials.

03/20/2015

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Penn State Seeks Frat Members Who Posted Nude Photos Online

Penn State intends to hold accountable the fraternity members who used a private, invitation-only Facebook page to post “appalling, offensive” photos of nude and partly nude women, some apparently asleep or passed out, a university official said.

03/18/2015

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Penn State Frat Suspended Over Facebook Page With Nude Pics

A fraternity at Penn State University has been suspended as police investigate allegations that members used a private, invitation-only Facebook page to post photos of nude and partly nude women, some apparently asleep or passed out.

03/17/2015

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Expert: Drugs Lawyer Says Carjacking Suspect Was Using Not Intended For Human Consumption

The lawyer for the man accused of carjacking a woman is blaming a drug available online.

03/16/2015

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CMU Grad Student Arrested, Charged With Running Meth Ring

A Carnegie Mellon University graduate student was arrested Wednesday and is now facing drug charges, accused of running a meth distribution ring that stretched from Pittsburgh to the state of California.

03/11/2015

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FDA Study Finds Little Evidence Of Antibiotics In Milk

In an encouraging development for consumers worried about antibiotics in their milk, a new Food and Drug Administration study showed little evidence of drug contamination after surveying almost 2,000 dairy farms.

03/10/2015

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Man Convicted Of Smuggling Meth In Religious Art Headed To Prison

A Mexican citizen who had been living in Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood is headed to jail after being convicted of smuggling meth in the frames of religious artwork.

02/27/2015

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2 Arrested, 3rd Sought In Westmoreland Co. Fatal Heroin Overdose

Authorities have arrested two people and are looking for a third in connection with several fentanyl-laced heroin overdoses that killed 22 people in western Pennsylvania last year.

02/27/2015

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Zappala: Sheriff Deputy Who Tested Positive For Drugs May Face Criminal Charges

It was by all accounts a justified shooting.

02/11/2015

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Sources: Sheriff Deputy Who Shot Suspect Tests Positive For Drugs

Authorities are taking a closer look at a U.S. Marshal-involved shooting last month in the city after sources say an officer tested positive for cocaine.

02/10/2015

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