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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

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Aaron Sledge)

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

(Source: Armstrong County Jail)

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

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Ken Murray)

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

Photo Credit: Joshua Freeman

Police: Woman Started Apartment Complex Fire Over Money Owed In Drug Deal

One person is in custody following an intense row house fire in Ellwood City Monday morning.

04/28/2014

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UPMC Hosting “Take Back Drugs Day”

It’s time to do a little spring cleaning in your medicine cabinet.

04/25/2014

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Police: Westmoreland Co. Woman Sold Drugs From Hospital Room

Greensburg City police are expected to file charges as early as Tuesday against a woman from Youngwood who was leading two lives at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital.

04/21/2014

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Tablet Provides New Option For Allergy Sufferers To Find Relief

To train your body to handle what makes you allergic, there have been allergy shots. But now there are allergy tablets.

04/02/2014

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Parents Worried After “Headshop” Opens Next To Robinson Twp. School

Kids at J.W. Burkett Elementary in Robinson Township memorize their times tables and their ABCs, but parents hope they learn nothing about the store across the street, which they say sells and advertises drug paraphernalia.

03/27/2014

Editorial

Intent

The following KDKA editorial is discussing the rise in drug overdose deaths, and the latest plan to reduce this statistic.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/25/2014

(Source: Beaver Falls Police)

Police Find Toddler In Father’s Car After High-Speed Chase

Ayende Crawford’s arrest two years ago was hard to forget. He was arrested as his girlfriend was giving birth to their daughter.

03/19/2014

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Former Hockey Coach Arrested With Drugs Accepts Plea Deal

A former assistant youth hockey coach in Bethel Park accepted a plea deal in court this morning in connection with drug charges.

03/18/2014

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