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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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Man Leads Police On Chase, Crashes Into Lawrence Co. Home

A 20-year-old New Castle man faces at least 10 charges after police say he lead them on a chase then crashed into a house on Raymond Street.

09/16/2013

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County Mulls Using Inmate Accounts To Repay Taxpayers

Officials in a central Pennsylvania county are debating whether money should be deducted from the personal accounts of prison inmates to pay money owed to victims and taxpayers.

09/12/2013

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Man Accused Of Drugging And Raping Teen Faces Trial

A man accused of giving a teenager sleeping pills and then raping her is now facing trial.

08/19/2013

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Elderly Funeral Home Director Gets House Arrest For Alleged Murder

An elderly funeral home directory, accused of killing a man will get house arrest until his trial.

08/17/2013

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Equestrian Instructor Sentenced To Jail For Sexually Assaulting Teens

A former instructor at the Hartwood Equestrian center got 11-and-a-half to 23 months in jail for allegedly sexually assaulting two teens.

08/05/2013

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Man With “Taylor Swift Is With Satan” Sign Arrested At Concert

Taylor Swift performed at Heinz Field Saturday for about 57,000 fans with very little trouble.

07/08/2013

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Police: Drunk Man Tried To Break Into Jail

The incident happened at the employee entrance of the jail, about 10 p.m. Thursday night.

07/05/2013

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Redial Leads To Theft Suspect’s Arrest

Police say a suspect’s phone call from a convenience store telephone helped them to charge him with stealing $142 worth of change from the business.

KDKA-TV–07/02/2013

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