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Clogged Storm Catch Basins Becoming Big Problem In City

A storm basin is supposed to have a little bit of debris, but plenty of room for an inundation when the skies open. But some in the City of Pittsburgh are nowhere close.

08/27/2014

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Police Investigating Fatal Downtown Crash

Police are investigating an accident in Downtown Pittsburgh Friday morning that left at least one person injured.

01/18/2013

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Hostage Suspect’s Attorney: “It Was A Cry For Help”

The man who allegedly held a local businessman at knife point was in court on Wednesday.

10/17/2012

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Ex-Girlfriend Of Gateway Three Hostage Taker Speaks Out

Holding a man at knifepoint for five hours is not the Klein Thaxton who Je’Nauba Lipford-Watts went to high school with and dated for several years. “Klein has always been sweet, funny, outgoing, just a regular person,” she told KDKA-TV.

09/25/2012

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Security Measures Questioned Following Downtown Hostage Situation

People returned to work at Three Gateway Center Monday morning for the first time since Friday’s hostage situation.

09/24/2012

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Gateway Center Hostage Suspect Arraigned Overnight

For people coming to work downtown, it began like any other weekday morning. It was Friday and Pittsburghers were anticipating the weekend. But things changed abruptly when numerous law enforcement officials surrounded building three of the Gateway Center plaza in the heart of downtown.

09/22/2012

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Friends: Gateway Hostage Taker Had Troubled Past

His day started as what’s described as a ¾ house in Beechview, but it ended at the Allegheny County Jail. Klein James Thaxton, 22, is accused of taking a hostage and paralyzing part of Pittsburgh.

09/21/2012

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Suspect Communicated With Friends On Facebook During Hostage Situation

Shortly after Klein Michael Thaxton took his hostage, he used his victim’s iPhone and computer to turn to Facebook, posting, “i cant take it no more im done bro — how this ends is up to yall bro.”

09/21/2012

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Gateway Three Hostage Victim Active In Community, Friends Say

Charlie Breitsman lives in Ligonier and is very well-known in Westmoreland County. KDKA-TV talked to two Ligonier businessmen who have been friends with Breitsman and his family for decades.

09/21/2012

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Gateway Three Workers Swap Stories Of Evacuation

More and more stories are coming out about what it was like inside the Gateway Three building as word spread about the hostage situation.

09/21/2012

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Lengthy Hostage Situation Ends At Gateway 3 Downtown

A 22-year-old man is in police custody and another man is safe following a more than five hour hostage situation at Gateway Center in Downtown Pittsburgh.

09/21/2012

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Three Rivers Arts Festival Takes Over Downtown

The Three Rivers Arts Festival kicked off Friday afternoon in Downtown Pittsburgh.

06/01/2012

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Crews Prepare For Three Rivers Arts Festival

With the Three Rivers Arts Festival less than 24 hours away crews are in motion. They’re putting up tents, tables and stages all over Point State Park, Gateway Center and throughout the Cultural District.

05/31/2012

Three Rivers Arts Festival Links

The annual Three Rivers Arts Festival is back for another year.

05/31/2012

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Three Rivers Arts Festival Preview

Each June during the Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburghers descend on downtown in search of one-of-a-kind art and inspiring music. The annual Three Rivers Arts Festival promises to deliver all of that and more once again from Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 12.

05/28/2012

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