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Mom Busted For Selling Heroin From Car With Toddler In Back Seat

After receiving a tip that a woman using the suspect’s cell phone was selling heroin in Pittsburgh’s East End, police set up a drug buy in East Liberty on Friday.

11/01/2013

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Bitter Charleroi Custody Battles Turns Into Missing Person’s Case

Police say woman involved in a bitter custody battle has now taken her daughter and both are on the run.

11/01/2013

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Woman Sneaks “Clean” Urine For Drug Test Using Sanitizer

Police say a western Pennsylvania woman has been caught dirty-handed trying to sneak a “clean” urine sample into a family court drug test – inside a hand sanitizer bottle.

11/01/2013

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Teacher Accused Of Using Heroin Before Class Waives Prelim Hearing

Police claim a man admitted to doing heroin before teaching class at Northgate High School and was even found asleep at his desk.

10/31/2013

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Local Officers Undergo Training To Spot DUI Drugged Driver

Police are trained to spot drunk drivers, but with drugged drivers they don’t always know the signs.

10/30/2013

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Month Of October Filled With Violent Crime For Jeannette

October has been an especially violent month in the City of Jeannette.

10/29/2013

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Drug-Resistant Bacteria Becoming A Problem In Pets

It’s been said that too much medicine creates strains of drug-resistant bacteria. However, it’s not just a problem for people. It’s a problem for pets, too.

10/28/2013

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Police: Substitute Teacher Confesses To Heroin Use After Passing Out In Class

Bellevue Police Sgt. Mike Hudson says it was a first for him after he found a substitute teacher passed out in the front of a high school classroom with 11 students watching.

10/16/2013

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Drug Case Against Pizza Shop Owner Transferred To City Court

An Oakland Pizza shop owner charged with dealing drugs out of the shop was in court today, but his case was transferred to another jurisdiction.

10/07/2013

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1 Arrested In Beechview Drug Bust

One man was arrested after police say they found him with $4,000 worth of heroin.

10/05/2013

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New Breast Cancer Drug: Benefit And Cost

Grandmother, wife and artist Joan Esposito has breast cancer — a specific kind called “HER-2 positive.”

10/03/2013

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Police Arrest 2, Seize Drugs During Warrant Sweep

Authorities arrested two people and seized semi-automatic weapon and drugs during a warrant sweep in Homewood and Wilkinsburg.

09/21/2013

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3 Children Found Alone In Filthy Braddock Apartment

Called to an apartment house on Corey Avenue in Braddock, police found scenes of stench and squalor, and there in the midst of it, a 4-month-old girl, two boys – ages 1 and 2, and not an adult in sight.

09/19/2013

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Ex-Cop Jailed In Hit-And-Run Now Facing Drug Charges

A former police officer who spent a year in prison after pleading guilty and no contest to charges in a fatal 2007 hit-and-run accident is now facing drug possession charges.

09/19/2013

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Locals Thwart Crime With Neighborhood “Block Watch”

Kirk Avenue is a quiet little street in the Pittsburgh neighborhood of Carrick, but wasn’t that way just a year ago.

09/17/2013

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