Jim Kuzak

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New Documentary To Feature Wounded Officer James Kuzak

On April 5 ‘Heroes Behind the Badge – Survival & Sacrifice’ premieres at the Hyundai West Club Lounge at Heinz Field. Doors open at 6pm, and the documentary begins at 7pm. The documentary features injured Clariton police officer, James Kuzak.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/14/2014

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Man Sentenced To 50-100 Years In Clairton Home Invasion

A man who was convicted in connection with a home invasion, but not a shooting that left a Clairton Police officer paralyzed, was sentenced Thursday morning.

11/15/2012

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Paralyzed Clairton Officer Disappointed By Verdict

A rally was held Friday afternoon to show support for an injured Clairton Police officer after two men accused in a shooting, which left him paralyzed, were acquitted.

08/17/2012

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Not Guilty Verdict Reached In Clairton Officer Shooting Trial

On the second full day of deliberations, the jury reached a verdict in the trial of two men accused of shooting a Clairton Police officer.

08/16/2012

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Jury To Resume Deliberations In Clairton Police Shooting Trial

The jury stopped deliberating for the day in the trial of two men accused of shooting Clairton Police Officer James Kuzak.

08/14/2012

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Injured Clairton Officer Testifies In Shooting Suspects’ Trial

The trial for two men charged in the shooting of Clairton Police Officer James Kuzak resumed Monday morning.

07/30/2012

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Judge Denies Mistrial For Clairton Officer Shooting Suspects

Defense attorneys for two men accused in the shooting of a Clairton Police officer in 2011 had their requests for a mistrial denied Wednesday. Emilio Rivera and Marcus Andrejco are charged with shooting Clairton Police Officer Jim Kuzak during a home invasion in April of 2011.

07/25/2012

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Testimony Begins In Trial Of Clairton Officer Shooting Suspects

Testimony began in the trial for two men accused of shooting a police officer, which left him partially paralyzed. Emilio Rivera and Marcus Andrejco are charged with shooting Clairton Police Officer Jim Kuzak during a home invasion in April of 2011.

07/24/2012

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Injured Officer Makes His Return To ATV Course

A year has passed since police officer Jim Kuzak responded to a home invasion in Clairton, and now he takes another big step in his recovery.

04/25/2012

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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.

06/07/2011

Basketball Game For Officer Kuzak

West Allegheny High School is holding a police basketball game to raise money for Officer James Kuzak who was shot three times during a home invasion in Clairton. For more information, visit OfficerJimKuzak.com.

05/04/2011

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Wilkinsburg Man Arrested In Clairton Police Shooting

The man suspected of shooting a police officer in Clairton last week has been cleared of all charges and released from jail, but another person has been arrested.

KDKA-TV–04/11/2011

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