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22 Deaths Now Blamed On Dangerously Potent, Fentanyl-Laced Heroin

At least 22 people in Western Pennsylvania, including 15 in Allegheny County have now been killed by a deadly mix of heroin and the narcotic Fentanyl.

01/26/2014

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Officials Issue Second Alert After 4 More Overdose Deaths

Four more overdose deaths in the past 24 hours have officials with the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office on high alert.

01/25/2014

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Strong Form Of Heroin May Be Behind Recent Overdose Deaths

The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office has issued an alert to the public after three overdose deaths over the past two days.

01/24/2014

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State Police Make 1 Arrest In “Large-Scale Heroin Operation”

One person has been arrested in what state police are calling a large-scale heroin operation.

01/23/2014

Left: David Johnson, Right Omari Thompson (Photo Credit: McKees Rocks Police)

2 Sought After Large Sums Of Heroin Found In McKees Rocks

Arrest warrants have been issued for two men after large amounts of heroin were found in McKees Rocks apartments.

01/22/2014

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Man Busted For Drugs During Routine Traffic Stop

Police uncovered a large amount of drugs and cash during a routine traffic stop in Washington County.

01/18/2014

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Hockey Coach’s Arrest Raising Questions For Pa. Interscholastic Hockey League

Bethel Park hockey is rich in tradition and winning. So, the arrest of a former standout player and coach, who had a previous criminal record, has a lot of people asking questions.

01/17/2014

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Bethel Park High School Assistant Hockey Coach Arrested For Heroin Possession

BETHEL PARK (KDKA) – An assistant coach for the Bethel Park varsity hockey team has been arrested after being caught with heroin. Kenneth Lehmann, 26, was arrested by Port Authority Police Thursday at a Park-n-Ride […]

01/16/2014

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Heroin On The Rise In The Suburbs Over The Years

After a McDonalds employee is arrested for selling heroin out of the restaurant Bill Rehkopf talks about the concerns of the drug popping up in the suburbs.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/16/2014

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McDonald’s Employee Busted Selling Heroin Out Of Restaurant

Detectives have arrested a Murrysville McDonalds employee, who they say was selling heroin out of the restaurant.

01/15/2014

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Rx Drug Overdose Is Leading Cause Of Unnatural Death In Westmoreland Co.

The statistic is shocking: drug overdoses kill more people in Westmoreland County than any other manner of death, besides natural causes.

01/13/2014

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Parents Arrested After Police Find Grow Lab Near Children’s Room

Two people were arrested Friday after SWAT members found heroin and a marijuana grow lab.

01/11/2014

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8-Month Drug Investigation Nets More Than 100 Arrests

An eight-month long investigation led to more than 100 arrests in the area. It was part of a long-term drug sweep in five Pittsburgh neighborhoods.

12/20/2013

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Teacher Drug Testing Bill Advances In Harrisburg

Teachers on drugs is a growing problem, says one official who wants to stop it.

12/17/2013

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Police Arrest Suspect After Alleged Carjacking, Chase

Police took one person into custody and recovered a gun and drugs after a carjacking and police pursuit through several neighborhoods Wednesday night.

11/27/2013

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