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Authorities Arrest Wanted Murder Suspect, Find Large Heroin Operation

US Marshals looking to arrest a wanted murder suspect stumbled upon a large heroin distribution Thursday in Baldwin.

09/20/2014

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State Police Alert Westmoreland Co. Residents To Record Number Of Vehicle Break-Ins

Vehicle break-ins happen all the time, but for state troopers in Westmoreland County, the totals are unprecedented.

09/04/2014

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New Law Puts 2 Alleged Drug Dealers Behind Bars In Fatal Overdose

Two men are charged with allegedly providing the drugs that led to another man’s death in Westmoreland County.

09/03/2014

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Parents, State Sen. Fight For Legalization Of Pot To Treat Epilepsy

Parents of children with different types of epilepsy explained how medical marijuana could help their kids without the serious side effects of other drugs, at a town hall meeting in Export Tuesday night.

08/26/2014

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New Research Links Heart Drug To Higher Mortality Rates

Many people take a medicine called Digoxin, DIG for short.

08/13/2014

(Source: Washington County Jail)

Police: 2 Moms Smoke Crack In Dirty Hotel Room In Front Of 4 Kids

Two women were arrested Friday morning, after police say they were smoking crack in a dirty hotel room with four children.

08/08/2014

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Duo Charged In Pizza Scam To Pay For Girl’s Ballet

A western Pennsylvania couple face dozens of theft and related charges for allegedly going door-to-door selling pizza kit supposedly to raise money for their young daughter’s ballet lessons, but which police say the couple really used to buy drugs.

08/08/2014

(Source: Sen. Daylin Leach's Office)

Pa. Senator: Colo. Trip Included Using Marijuana

Taxpayer dollars paid for the trip, but no money was spent to buy or smoke marijuana.

08/01/2014

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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

(Source: Armstrong County Jail)

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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