First Responders

Robert "Kool" Bell with Robert Mangino and Shelley Duffy (Photo Credit: NewsRadio 1020 KDKA)

Robert “Kool” Bell Talks Fundraiser For Veterans, First Responders

Robert “Kool” Bell joining the Afternoon News after his sound check at the 2015 Celebrity Care Fest.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/24/2015

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First Responders Being Trained To Administer Life-Saving Drug To Overdose Victims

Drug overdoses in the area have spiked in the last few months, but there is a new drug being used to reverse the effects of narcotics.

KDKA-TV–07/22/2015

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Edgewood First Responders Hailed Heroes For Helping Mom Safely Deliver Her Baby

It became clear an expectant mother in Edgewood wasn’t going to make it to the hospital to give birth.

07/06/2015

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Officers Hailed As Heroes, “Angels” After Saving Man’s Life

Two local police officers and an EMT are being hailed as heroes after saving the life of a man who collapsed in South Park.

04/24/2015

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Homestead Honors Heroes Who Helped Fire Victims

The fire, back in January, broke out in the middle of the night right in the heart of Homestead.

03/13/2015

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Jeannette Officials Investigate Thefts Of Antiquated Emergency Call Boxes

Drive around the city of Jeannette and you’ll see them all over the place.

11/20/2014

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Man Rescued From Hillside After Getting Stuck On Way To River

Pittsburgh EMS worked to pull a man to safety after he got stuck climbing down a hill in Squirrel Hill.

08/29/2014

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Police: Heroin, Morphine Found Near Bed Of Spring Hill Toddler Who Died

Two people were arrested after a young child was found unresponsive at a Spring Hill home.

06/17/2014

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Franklin Regional First Responders Honored At PNC Park

An honor at PNC Park for the paramedics and EMTs who responded when 20 students and a now-retired school resource officer were stabbed at Franklin Regional High School in Murrysville last month.

05/23/2014

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Franklin Regional First Responders Get Special Thank You Dinner

First responders were treated to a first-class meal Sunday for their heroic actions during the Franklin Regional stabbing attack.

05/18/2014

Photo Credit: Bill Rehkopf/NewsRadio 1020 KDKA

Police Dispatch Recordings Tell Story From Franklin Regional

Much has been said about the emergency response to Wednesday’s stabbings – how effectively everyone worked together to not only contain the situation, but get help to the victims.

04/10/2014

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Colin Dunlap: A Sobering Time

Kris Letang is coming back tonight for the Penguins. He’s been out since the end of January. I don’t know, can’t get too much into hockey tonight — I’ll watch, but I will remember it’s just an escape for a few hours.

93-7 The Fan–04/09/2014

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County Launches Special Needs Registry

Do you or someone you know have special needs?

02/25/2014

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City, County Response Lines Fielding Cold Weather Calls

Since Monday, operators at the City of Pittsburgh’s 311phone bank and Allegheny County’s 211 phone bank have been on standby to take calls from anyone in the area with a weather-related problem.

01/07/2014

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School Officials, Road Crews & First Responders Preparing For Arctic Blast

It’s January, it’s winter, it’s western Pennsylvania, and so it’s no surprise that those two four letter words – S-N-O-W and C-O-L-D – are in the forecast with a potential for frostbite.

01/02/2014

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