Homeland Security

Family members reunite through bars and mesh of the U.S.-Mexico border fence at Friendship Park on November 17, 2013 in San Diego, California.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

White House Calls For More Flexibility When Deporting Minors

Immigration has been a hot button political issue in our country for a long time.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–07/07/2014

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Dozens Of TSA Employees Fired, Suspended For Illegal Gambling Ring At Pittsburgh Int’l Airport

Dozens of local Transportation Security Administration workers have been fired or suspended after they were caught in an illegal gambling ring at Pittsburgh International Airport.

09/19/2013

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New Recruits Could Help With Runaway Overtime At Pittsburgh Fire Bureau

At the Pittsburgh Fire Academy, 28 recruits — training to become firefighters — are drilled in all aspects of fire suppression.

09/12/2013

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Coast Guard Honors Victims Of 9/11

Ceremonies in Washington DC, New York City and Shanksville commemorate the events of 9-11, but the Coast Guard wanted to give the people of Pittsburgh an opportunity to reflect some twelve-years later.

09/11/2013

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Washington Co. Cracks Down On Synthetic Marijuana, 8 Arrested

The Washington County Drug Task Force has arrested eight people for their role in selling and distributing synthetic marijuana.

07/26/2013

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City Police Brief Residents On Handling Suspicious Packages

Police want city resident to remain on the look-out in their communities, calling 911 whenever they see something suspicious.

04/26/2013

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Radioactive Waste & Armed Guards – What’s Happening In Apollo?

KDKA-AM’s Larry Richert talks to reporter Erich Schwartzel and frightened homeowner Mary Anne Walerski about why armed guards are suddenly guarding a field in Kiskimere that is the site of a nuclear waste dump.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/14/2012

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Opinion: Florida’s Voter Purge Attempts To Stifle Democrats and Minorities

Elected officials would do well to remember that it is the job of the voters to pick their representatives, it is not the job of elected officials to pick who gets to vote.

06/14/2012

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Tom Ridge Discusses Paterno, Primary

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to former Gov. Tom Ridge about Paterno, Politics, and Ron Paul.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/24/2012

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Authorities Seize Counterfeit Sports Jerseys

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Homeland Security officials are investigating after hundreds of packages of counterfeit sports jerseys were discovered. Officials say 380 packages from China were discovered at the DHL office in Robinson Township. “We went […]

02/04/2011

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