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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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Police: Suspects Attempted To Flush 180 Bags Of Heroin Down Toilet

Drug dealers are drafting younger teens as salesmen because, police say, they tend to get more lenient penalties.

03/17/2014

Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?

Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.

03/12/2014

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4 Arrested After Leading Police On Chase From Carnegie To Washington Co.

Four people were arrested in Washington County, after leading police on a chase starting in Carnegie.

03/07/2014

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Landlord Jailed After Failing To Make Changes To Suspected Crack House

A landlord is in jail, after he failed to make changes ordered by a judge.

03/03/2014

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After Rash Of Overdoses, Heroin-Related Deaths Are Down

After a recent string of heroin overdose deaths, officials say heroin-related deaths are on the downswing.

03/03/2014

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Police Crack Sophisticated Drug Dealing Operation In Tarentum

Police believe heroin may now be tougher to find on the streets in the Alle-Kiski Valley area, after a undercover drug bust in Tarentum.

02/25/2014

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Alleged Elderly Meth Courier Sentenced To Time Served, Home Confinement

An 80-year-old man who twice crossed the country as a methamphetamine courier will avoid prison after cooperating with authorities in Pennsylvania.

02/08/2014

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