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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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Foote: I Assume That Everybody Uses Marijuana

Bob Pompeani talked with Steelers linebacker Larry Foote about marijuana use in the NFL.

93-7 The Fan–02/08/2014

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Colin Dunlap: Ryan Clark Was Just Being Blunt

Nothing Ryan Clark says surprises me. Nothing Ryan Clark says should surprise you.

02/07/2014

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Actor’s Overdose Death Sheds New Light On Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Issue

Philip Seymour Hoffman was a fearless actor.

02/03/2014

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2 Arrested For Dealing Heroin, Unknown If “Theraflu” Related

Police have made more arrests in relation to a particular kind of heroin, blamed for several overdose deaths.

01/31/2014

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A.G.’s Office: Dealers May Be Rebranding Heroin Connected To Overdose Deaths

Early Thursday morning, agents from Pennsylvania’s Office of the Attorney General and Clairton Police arrested 39-year-old Tywon Newby and charged him with heroin possession and intent to deliver.

01/30/2014

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Dr. Capretto Discusses His Thoughts On Marijuana And Heroin

Killer heroin has entered in to the Pittsburgh area, while medical marijuana is at the top of the conversation list. Dr. Neil Capretto comments on these and more drug problems.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/29/2014

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D.A. To Pursue Charges In Overdose Deaths Like In 1988 China White Case

Allegheny County Medical Examiner Dr. Karl Williams says the stamp bags associated with the recent overdose deaths marked ‘Theraflu’ and ‘Bud Ice’ contain a mixture of both heroin and Fentanyl.

01/28/2014

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64-Year-Old Sarver Woman Arrested For Distributing Pot

A 64-year-old woman was arrested Monday for allegedly trafficking marijuana from her Sarver home.

01/28/2014

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State Police Make 1 Arrest In “Large-Scale Heroin Operation”

One person has been arrested in what state police are calling a large-scale heroin operation.

01/23/2014

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Local Teacher Surrenders To Police On Drug Charges

A local high school teacher, accused of trying to grow and sell marijuana, has surrendered to police. Now, his girlfriend is also charged.

01/22/2014

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