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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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Elderly Victim Of East Pittsburgh Crash Identified

There are new details today following a crash Friday evening in East Pittsburgh that claimed the life of an elderly man and left several others, including a police officer and paramedic, injured.

12/21/2013

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1 Dead, Several Injured In East Pittsburgh Crashes

One person is dead and several others were injured, including emergency responders, in two accidents that part of Route 30 Friday night.

12/20/2013

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New Heart Attack Plan Being Put In Place For Region

Emergency care for heart attacks is getting a new focus.

11/07/2013

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Emergency Officials Prepping In Case Of Severe Weather

While it’s uncertain just how much rain we’ll get, even just the risk of flooding spurs emergency crews to be proactive. They can’t afford to just watch and wait, so they create a plan of attack.

06/12/2013

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Oxygen Masks Tailored For Pets Donated To Beaver County Emergency Services

Firefighters and first responders do their best to revive family pets overcome by smoke inhalation.

06/06/2013

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Local Volunteer Firefighters React To Texas Plant Explosion

On a February night in 2011, a patch of Independence Township exploded into a fireball.

04/18/2013

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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Jeannette Honors Firefighters, First Responders

Running into smoke-filled houses and burning buildings is just another day on the job for area firefighters, but the city of Jeannette, Westmoreland County, has had more than its share of risks and dangers lately.

03/13/2013

Audio Recordings From 9/11

More than 30 minutes of recordings from the morning of 9/11 have just been released.

09/08/2011

‘America’s Most Wanted’ All-Stars Contest

To vote for Kevin Margetic, a local firefighter, paramedic and police officer, visit: AMW.com.

05/02/2011