Jail

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Fired Guards Charged With Cuffing Inmate To Shower

Two Pennsylvania county jail guards have been fired and charged with handcuffing an inmate to a shower stall for more than 30 minutes as they threw boxes, toilet paper rolls and rubber gloves filled with water at him.

11/20/2014

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ATV Enthusiasts Fill Hampton Twp. Meeting In Light Of Proposed Ban

It was a full house at a Hampton Township meeting Tuesday night.

11/18/2014

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Man Looks For Closure After 20 Years Behind Bars For Wrongful Conviction

It’s been eight years since Drew Whitley was released from prison, wrongfully convicted for the murder of 22-year-old Noreen Malloy outside the McDonald’s restaurant in Duquesne.

10/27/2014

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School Stabbing Suspect To Be Treated In Detention Center

A judge has reversed his own ruling and ordered a teenage boy awaiting trial in a Pennsylvania high school stabbing rampage to remain in a juvenile detention center and receive mental health treatment there.

10/08/2014

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Psych Hospital Won’t Treat Franklin Regional Stabbing Suspect

A psychiatric hospital has cited security concerns in its decision to refuse treatment to a teenager awaiting trial on charges he stabbed 20 fellow students and a security guard at his high school.

09/30/2014

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4 Arrested After $100K Worth Of Items Stolen From Construction Sites

Police get calls almost daily from construction sites where new houses are being built or remodeled.

09/29/2014

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Testimony: Franklin Regional Stabbing Suspect’s Attack Inspired By Columbine

A judge is set to hear evidence and arguments about whether a 16-year-old boy charged in a stabbing rampage at a western Pennsylvania high school should be moved to a mental health facility.

09/26/2014

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Monroeville Woman Loses $2K In Telephone Scam

A Monroeville woman is $2,000 poorer after she was targeted in a telephone scam.

07/31/2014

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Monessen Man Accused Of Leading Police On Chase Sought

Police are looking for a man who led officers on a chase through Monessen Thursday night.

06/20/2014

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FBI Cracking Down On Laser Pointers Aimed At Planes, Choppers

The FBI wants to crack down on people who point laser pens at planes or helicopters.

06/03/2014

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Correction Officer Held Hostage At Ohio Jail Released

A correction officer taken hostage by three inmates at an Ohio county jail has been released unharmed, and the inmates have been taken to a maximum-security facility.

04/23/2014

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3 Penn State Students Facing Charges In Stabbing

Three Penn State University students were facing charges in a stabbing incident over the weekend that injured two students from another school as they were trying to visit a woman’s apartment, police said.

04/13/2014

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McCandless Mother Denied Bail, On Suicide Watch

The McCandless mother of three who is charged with drowning and attempting to drown her two youngest sons was denied bail Thursday.

04/03/2014

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Mom Accused Of Stealing Money From Cheerleading Squad Going To Jail

A mother from Bethel Park showed up in a courtroom today with a personal check in hand and an apology.

03/20/2014

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Woman Accused Of Leaving Baby In Woods Sentenced To Jail

Jennifer Cutruzzula, 25, has apologized for the day she left her 8-month-old daughter in the woods, but says she felt like it was her only option.

03/17/2014

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