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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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Suspect Retracts Confession For Slashing Attack On South Side

After his arrest a year ago, Anthony Scholl had nothing to say on his way to jail.

12/02/2013

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Former Officer Convicted Of Assaulting Handcuffed Inmate

A former police officer has been convicted of throwing a handcuffed prisoner into a holding cell, causing the man serious injury.

11/21/2013

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Orie Melvin’s House Arrest Sentence Dropped

The house arrest sentence for former state Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin has been dropped, but could mean she’ll see jail time.

11/15/2013

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Police: Diner Employee Burned With Sauce During Child Support Dispute

A local restaurant employee was taken to a burn unit after a woman stormed into the kitchen and threw a pot of boiling alfredo sauce on her.

10/26/2013

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Fayette Co. Commissioners Vote In Favor Of Building New Prison

The aging Fayette County Prison’s days are numbered. Commissioners voted 2-1 Tuesday to replace the 124-year-old facility with a new state-of-art facility at a cost of $31 million.

10/15/2013

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Aging Fayette Co. Prison In Need Of Upgrade

The Fayette County Prison is in need of an upgrade. It’s the second oldest operating facility in the state of Pennsylvania.

10/03/2013

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Fayette County Officials Weigh Building New Prison

Stone walls hide the grim reality of life in the Fayette County Prison.

09/25/2013

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