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Suspected Drug Dealer Arrested In N. Versailles Also Wanted In W. Va.

A routine traffic stop ended with a suspected drug dealer behind bars.

07/24/2014

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Police: 30 Heroin Bricks Found In Suspected Drug Dealer’s Car During Traffic Stop

Police arrested a suspected drug dealer Wednesday during a routine traffic stop in Wilkins Township.

07/23/2014

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12 Arrested, $43K Seized In Lawrence Co. Heroin Bust

Lawrence County District Attorney Joshua Lamancusa calls heroin the No. 1 problem in the area.

06/24/2014

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Police Make Arrest Butler Co. In Fentanyl-Laced Heroin Death

After the rash of fentanyl-laced heroin deaths seems to have slowed down, new charges are being filed.

06/20/2014

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Proposed Bill Would Set Up Prescription Drug Monitoring System In Pa.

GREENSBURG (KDKA) — As overdose deaths from prescription drug abuse skyrocket, Westmoreland County leaders are urging the state House of Representatives to pass new legislation. The year hasn’t even reached the halfway mark, and so […]

06/12/2014

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2 Accused Of Stealing Cemetery Vases Waive Hearing, Head To Trial

Two people accused of stealing bronze vases worth thousands of dollars from a cemetery in Westmoreland County and then selling them for scrap are heading to trial.

06/03/2014

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2 Arrested After Police Find Heroin In Child’s Backpack

A Beltzhoover man and another person were arrested after bundles of heroin were found in a child’s book bag.

06/01/2014

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Pittsburgh FBI Rounding Up Dozens In “Bricks R Us” Heroin Ring

Federal prosecutors and the FBI were set to announce dozens of arrests in what they’re calling a series of “overlapping and interrelated heroin distribution networks” in southwestern Pennsylvania.

05/29/2014

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Police: Rash Of Cemetery Crimes Solved In Westmoreland Co.

Police in Westmoreland County say they’ve solved a recent string of thefts at the Greenwood Cemetery in Lower Burrell.

05/23/2014

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Woman Pleads Guilty In Purse Snatching That Left Elderly Woman With Broken Hip

One of two sisters pleaded guilty to her role in a purse-snatching that broke the hip of an 82-year-old southwestern Pennsylvania woman who died months later.

05/06/2014

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Police: Westmoreland Co. Woman Sold Drugs From Hospital Room

Greensburg City police are expected to file charges as early as Tuesday against a woman from Youngwood who was leading two lives at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital.

04/21/2014

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Former Hockey Coach Arrested With Drugs Accepts Plea Deal

A former assistant youth hockey coach in Bethel Park accepted a plea deal in court this morning in connection with drug charges.

03/18/2014

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Police: Suspects Attempted To Flush 180 Bags Of Heroin Down Toilet

Drug dealers are drafting younger teens as salesmen because, police say, they tend to get more lenient penalties.

03/17/2014

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Assault Suspect Escapes Custody At Mercy Hospital

Police are searching for an assault suspect who escaped from UPMC Mercy Hospital while being treated for injuries after fleeing from a traffic stop in Downtown Pittsburgh.

03/13/2014

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After Rash Of Overdoses, Heroin-Related Deaths Are Down

After a recent string of heroin overdose deaths, officials say heroin-related deaths are on the downswing.

03/03/2014

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