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U.S. Attorney’s Office Indicts 5 In Fatal Heroin Overdoses

The U.S. Attorney’s Office charged five men Friday who are accused of selling heroin to drug users who died from overdoses.

07/24/2015

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Mother Arrested After Police Find Drugs In Car With 1-Year-Old

A woman from Hampton Township faces charges after police found a large amount of drugs in her car, along with her one year old daughter.

07/07/2015

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Drug-Related Deaths On The Rise In Westmoreland County

A drug epidemic is claiming a record number of lives, and officials say there’s no sign of a slowdown.

07/06/2015

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Couple Accused Of Doing Heroin At 3-Year-Old’s Birthday Party

An Indiana County couple is accused of doing heroin at a 3-year-old’s birthday party.

06/23/2015

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34 Charged In Western Pa. Drug Ring After Year-Long Investigation

Criminal charges have been filed against dozens of people for allegedly distributing or possessing drugs in Western Pennsylvania.

06/18/2015

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Most Wanted Fugitive Arrested After Attempting To Run Over Police Officer

One of Allegheny County’s most wanted fugitives was arrested Tuesday night in Clairton.

06/10/2015

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Police Seize Thousands Of Dollars In Heroin, Cash In North Versailles Drug Bust

Police in North Versailles have charged a suspect after seizing thousands of dollars’ worth of heroin at an apartment complex Thursday in what they call a “very large bust.”

05/21/2015

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Police Investigating Carjacking & Shooting In Beltzhoover

Police are looking into a carjacking where the driver ended up with a gunshot wound to his knee.

04/23/2015

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Worker Fired, Charged With Selling Drugs Out Of PWSA Truck

Police have charged a Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority worker has been suspended from his job and charged with selling heroin out of one of the authority’s trucks.

04/21/2015

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U.S. Attorney Hickton To Co-Chair National Heroin Task Force

The top federal prosecutor in Pittsburgh has been picked to co-chair a national Heroin Task Force as the city and its suburbs respond to 12 overdoses that killed two people this week.

04/17/2015

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Medical Examiner Says Rash Of Overdoses Caused By Fentanyl

Police were called to Carrick Thursday night as part of a possible drug investigation.

04/16/2015

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Charged Norwin Teacher’s Husband To Stand Trial For Witness Intimidation

The husband of a Norwin School District teacher, who is charged with selling heroin, will stand trial for trying to intimidate the informant in the case.

04/15/2015

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Police Investigating Rash Of Heroin Overdoses

Pittsburgh Police are investigating a rash of heroin overdoses, one fatal, Tuesday night in four city neighborhoods.

04/14/2015

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Wolf Moves To Get Easy Access To Antidote To Heroin Overdoses

Gov. Tom Wolf wants to widen public access to a prescription drug that can prevent fatalities from drug overdoses.

04/06/2015

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Charged Norwin Teacher’s Husband Accused Of Witness Intimidation

The husband of a Norwin School District teacher, who is charged with selling heroin, is now also facing charges, accused of trying to intimidate the informant in the case.

03/31/2015

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