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Texting 911 Now An Option For Verizon Customers In Allegheny Co.

What happened at Virginia Tech and Sandy Hook brought into the nation’s spotlight the need to be able to text a 911 call center for help.


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Storm Brings Treacherous Road Conditions

In most areas, officials are calling for people to stay off the roads.


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County Launches Special Needs Registry

Do you or someone you know have special needs?


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Coroner Called To I-79 North Crash

Emergency crews are on the scene of a major crash in Butler County.


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Police: False Alarm Jumper Note Causes 3-Hour Search

Police have charged a man with leaving a note on a Pittsburgh-area bridge that prompted a fruitless three-hour search in the Ohio River below.


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Pittsburgh Plane Lands After Smoke In The Cockpit

A small passenger plane from Pittsburgh landed safely at Newark International Airport in New Jersey after reporting smoke in the cockpit.


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Dog Rescued After Suffering Severe Heat Stroke

The recent heat wave has not only been leaving lots of people hot, but animals as well.


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1 Rescued After Falling 20 Feet At McConnells Mill

One person was flown to the hospital after falling 20 feet while sightseeing.


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Snowboarder Falls 25 Feet From Ski Lift

A teenager was taken to the hospital after falling off a ski lift at the Hidden Valley Resort Saturday.


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Workers Trapped In Water Tank

Emergency responders in Montgomery County are on the scene of a water tank in Lower Providence Township where two workers fell inside Wednesday morning.


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Car Crashes, Falls Over Hill

Emergency crews are on the scene of a car over a hill.


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Science Lab Explosion Prompts Evacuation At Derry Area Schools

Derry Area High School and Middle School were evacuated after an explosion in the science lab.


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Staying Cool & Healthy In Oppressive Heat

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to an emergency physician about getting sick from high heat.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/08/2011

High Heat Can Be Bad For Your Health

With temperatures in the 90’s through the week, it’s going to be hot in Pittsburgh. How do you know when the heat becomes a health hazard? Allegheny General Hospital EMS Physician Dr Fred Harchelroad joins […]