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Should Pennsylvania Legalize The Sale Of Fireworks?

Bottle rockets, roman candles and mortars. It is illegal to sell, buy or use them in Pennsylvania — illegal in fact for state residents to go out of state and get them.

KDKA-TV–07/15/2015

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City Cracks Down On Illegal Fireworks

The city is rightly proud of its fireworks displays, but takes a dim view of anyone else using pyrotechnics inside its borders. This Fourth of July, Pittsburgh’s fireworks task force took a hardline stance.

07/06/2015

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Police On Manhunt Find Pipe Bombs, Booby Traps In Woods

State police searching for a man accused of killing a trooper said Tuesday they found two pipe bombs in the Pennsylvania woods during their manhunt that were capable of causing significant damage.

09/30/2014

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Police Responding To Crash Find Chickens, AK-47 & “Improvised Explosives” In SUV

Police in West Virginia responding to a car crash found dozens of chickens, an AK-47, ammunition and “improvised explosives.”

08/22/2014

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String Of So-Called “Pranks” Lands 2 Young Men In Jail

Two young men are in jail following a string of dangerous, so-called “pranks.”

05/09/2014

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Derry Rite Aid Robbed By Man Wearing Explosives

Police are looking for the man who robbed a Rite Aid in Derry Borough, while wearing explosives on his body.

04/01/2013

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Suicide Bomber Levels House, Injures 2

A man who blew himself up in a truck outside a western Pennsylvania residence that was also leveled in the blast was due in court for sentencing over illegal chemical charges at time of the explosion, court records show.

KDKA-TV–03/20/2013

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Man Threatens To Blow Up Neighborhood, Standoff Ends Peacefully

A man who threatened to blow up his entire neighborhood surrendered peacefully after a standoff in Westmoreland County Wednesday morning.

02/06/2013

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Dozens Of Accidents Caused By Icy Road Conditions

Rain is moving into the area, and in some places that is making roads icy, and causing accidents.

KDKA-TV–01/09/2013

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House Fire In Richland Twp. Presents Challenge For Firefighters

RICHLAND TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — The location of a home in Richland Township presented some challenges for firefighters when a blaze broke out there this morning. Authorities say the fire started in the basement of the […]

10/28/2011