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Ex-Police Chief Says He’s Found God, Seeking Reduced Sentence For Extortion

A former southwestern Pennsylvania police chief serving more than 11 years behind bars for extortion wants a federal judge to reduce his sentence to less than seven years because he’s tried to turn his life around and found God.

12/04/2014

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Fayette Co. Man Charged, Accused Of Blackmail Over Alleged Affair

A man from Fayette County is accused of trying to blackmail someone who was having an affair.

11/25/2014

(L-R) Lukasz ‘Dr Luke’ Gottwald (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images) | Singer Kesha (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Kesha, Producer Dr. Luke Trade Lawsuits Over Abuse Claims

Kesha and her mentor and producer filed dueling lawsuits Tuesday over the pop singer’s claims she was subjected to nearly a decade of sexual and emotional abuse.

10/15/2014

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South Side Man Reunited With French Bulldog Missing In Possible Extortion Plot

A South Side man has finally been reunited with his French Bulldog, Pudge, that disappeared from his front yard two weeks ago with his other dog, Mojo.

05/17/2014

Pudge and Mojo (Source: Danny Schwartz)

South Side Man May Be Victim Of Dog Extortion Plot

It was on Friday, May 2 when Danny Schwartz says he let his two French bulldogs, Mojo and Pudge, out in the backyard of his South Side Slopes duplex.

05/06/2014

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Tunnelton Gun Shop Owner May Have Been Killed Over Alleged Extortion Plot

There are new details on a deadly shooting at a gun shop in Indiana County on New Year’s Eve in the community of Tunnelton.

01/02/2014

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Man Accused Of Using Video Of 18-Year-Old In Skype Extortion Attempt

State police in Westmoreland County are looking into an apparent extortion attempt by a man using Skype. It was an online interaction that went terribly wrong for a local high school student.

03/14/2013

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Man Arrested, Accused Of Trying To Extort Money From Hines Ward

A man is under arrest, accused of trying to extort money from former Pittsburgh Steelers’ star Hines Ward.

10/19/2012

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