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Car Flies Over Grandview Ave., Down Hillside In Mt. Washington

Police were on the scene of a crash, where a car went over the side of Grandview Avenue and down a hillside.

08/18/2014

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Car Flies Over Grandview Ave., Down Hillside In Mt. Washington

Police are on the scene of a crash, where a car went over the side of Grandview Avenue and down a hillside.

08/16/2014

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Brentwood EMS On The Chopping Block As Council Looks To Cut Cost

Brentwood council is looking at ways to cut costs.

07/28/2014

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‘Buy-A-Brick’ For New Plum EMS Building

Emergency crews in Plum will soon have a new place to call their own, but they need help furnishing their new building — and that’s where the public comes in.

07/25/2014

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Officials Continue To Investigate Cause Of Brentwood Explosion

Investigators continue to look into the cause of a house explosion in Brentwood.

02/07/2014

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1 Ejected From Car In Harmar Twp. Crash

Police are on the scene of a car crash in West Deer Township.

12/02/2013

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Art Exhibit Shuts Down After Causing Guests To Have Seizures

An art installation in downtown Pittsburgh is shut down indefinitely after visitors were having seizures.

KDKA-TV–09/30/2013

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New Technology Could Be Used For Knee Replacement Therapy

At one point, Kathleen McGinnis’ knee pain was so bad that every movement was excruciating.

04/30/2013

Boston Police guard an area near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. Two people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Boston Bombing Has Local First Responders Reviewing Plans

Blisters, cramps, dehydration, maybe a heart attack, but an explosion is generally not the first thing first responders prepare for when working a marathon.

04/16/2013

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City Paramedics Shoot Down Contract

A new contract proposal was shot down by city paramedics Friday.

10/06/2012

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Man Says Emotional Thank You To Pittsburgh Paramedics

It was an emotional and joyful reunion Saturday for a Steelers fan from Indiana who suffered a heart attack while visiting the city last year. Jay Gebhardt and his family returned to Pittsburgh this weekend to say thank you to the paramedics who helped to save his life.

12/03/2011

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Brawl At Mellon Park Prompts Call For New Rules

A Pittsburgh city councilman is calling for new rules to put an end to the unruly behavior at Mellon Park. Two fights – a small one involving two young men, then one that involved dozens of young women, happened at a church-sponsored picnic at the park this summer.

09/01/2011

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Snow Challenging For First Responders

ROSS TOWNSHIIP (KDKA) — The winter weather makes certain types of calls more likely for paramedics. “Lots of traffic accidents, lots of slips and falls,” says Greg Porter, the assistant director of Ross/West View EMS. […]

02/22/2011

How to Protect Yourself from Heat-Related Health Problems

Would you know if you are having a heat stoke? When is the heat too much? Larry and John talk to Pittsburgh EMS Chief Robert McCaughan about the signs of serious health issues from the […]

07/07/2010

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