James Kuzak

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Wounded Police Officer Honored At Brentwood Parade

A local community gave a wounded police officer a hero’s welcome and tribute. Clairton Police Officer James Kuzak was shot three times in the line of duty in April. Today, he was the grand marshal of the annual Fourth of July parade in Brentwood.


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Annual Golf Outing Raises $ For Injured Officer

More than 100 local police officers hit the golf course Monday at South Hills Country Club. They came together to raise money for a fellow officer who was shot in the line of duty.


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Injured Clairton Officer Participates In Torch Run

Before he was injured in a shooting, Clairton Police Officer Jim Kuzak had planned to participate in a torch run with his fellow law enforcement officers to raise money for Special Olympics; but Officer Kuzak isn’t letting his injuries stop him.


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Bill Would Boost Pay For Police Officers

They put their lives on the line for their towns every day and night, but police officers in the Mon Valley can’t make a living wage.


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Fallen Officers Remembered At North Shore Memorial Service

Local law enforcement gathered on the North Shore to remember those who were killed in the line of duty.


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Death Threats Made Against Injured Clairton Police Officer

As Clairton Police Officer Jim Kuzak continues to recover after being shot in the line of duty, there’s a new concern.


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Mom Says Her Son Wasn’t Part Of Clairton Cop Shooting

The mother of the remaining suspect in the shooting of Clairton Police Officer James Kuzak is angry because charges have now been dropped against two other men, but not her son.


Officer James Kuzak Benefit Fund

A fund has been established for Clairton Police Officer James Kuzak. Donations can be mailed to: James Kuzak Benefit Fund P.O. Box 225 Clairton, PA 15025 Donations can also be made at any PNC Bank […]


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Blood Drive For Clairton Officer Draws Huge Response

Clairton Police Officer Jim Kuzak lost nearly half of his blood after he responded to a home invasion call.


Jamie Andrejco says her son was at home on the night of the Clairton home invasion. (Photo Credit: KDKA)

Suspect’s Mother: “You Got The Wrong Person”

A mother is speaking out following the arrest of her son in connection with a shooting that critically injured a Clairton police officer.


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2nd Clairton Police Shooting Suspect In Custody

Sources tell KDKA Investigator Marty Griffin police have a second suspect in custody in the shooting of a Clairton police officer.


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Hundreds Attend Vigil For Injured Clairton Police Officer

Several hundred people turned out for a candlelight vigil for injured Clairton Police Officer James Kuzak.


Blood Drives To Honor Clairton Officer James Kuzak

Two blood drives are scheduled in honor of critically-injured Clairton Police Officer James Kuzak, Jr. The first is scheduled from noon to 7 p.m., Monday, April 11 at the Peters Township Fire Department. The second […]


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Man Arrested In Clairton Shooting Held Without Bond

The man charged in connection with a home invasion in Clairton that left a police officer who was responding to the scene critically injured faces a hearing today.


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Clairton Chief Updates Injured Officer’s Condition

Officials with the Clairton Police Department say the officer who was wounded while responding to a home invasion earlier this week remains in critical condition.