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Family Dollar Employees Sue Over Unpaid Overtime

Over a dozen Family Dollar employees are suing the company due to an overtime dispute.

11/21/2013

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Pittsburgh Diocese Wins Delay Against Affordable Care Act

The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh has won a federal lawsuit that makes all Catholic institutions exempt from the Affordable Care Act.

11/21/2013

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Man Sues Police For ‘Wrongful’ Luring Arrest

A man has sued a western Pennsylvania township police department alleging he was wrongfully arrested on a child-luring charge even though he and his vehicle – and its license plate number – didn’t match the description initially given by the victim.

11/20/2013

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School Teacher Files ACLU Lawsuit Against Officer, Claims Racial Profiling

School teacher Dennis Henderson was arrested on a Homewood Street, after attending a community rally to address police community relations.

11/19/2013

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Attempts Nixed To Block Pa. Gay Marriage Lawsuit

The judge in a federal court challenge to Pennsylvania’s 17-year-old law that bans recognition of same-sex marriages is rejecting two different attempts to dismiss the lawsuit.

11/15/2013

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Pittsburgh Diocese: Birth Control Mandate ‘Historic’

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh say the federal government is trying to remove First Amendment religious protections from church-related schools and charities “for the first time in history” by mandating contraception and abortion coverage for employees.

11/06/2013

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Bartender, Owner Waive Hearing In Connection With Fatal Crash

An Armstrong County bar owner and bartender were back in court today in connection with an accident earlier this year that claimed the lives of three young men.

11/05/2013

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Man Sues Cops, DA For Being Run Over While In Handcuffs

A man is suing police and county prosecutors saying he was run over by a drunk driver after he was already handcuffed and lying in a road.

10/15/2013

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Pa. Girl At Center Of Target Trunk Suit Has Died

A suburban Pittsburgh girl, whose parents sued Target after a wicker storage trunk lid fell on her neck and left her disabled, has died.

10/04/2013

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New Pa. Court Challenges Filed To Gay Marriage Ban

Twenty-one gay couples are challenging the constitutionality of Pennsylvania’s same-sex marriage ban in state court.

09/25/2013

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Man Shot, Paralyzed During Traffic Stop Files Lawsuit

A 20-year-old Shaler man who was shot and paralyzed during a traffic stop, has filed a federal lawsuit against Pittsburgh Police.

09/18/2013

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Slippery Rock University, NCAA Sued Over Sickle Cell Death

The parents of a Slippery Rock University basketball player who died after an intense practice are suing the school and the National Collegiate Athletic Association, because their son wasn’t screened for the sickle cell trait that contributed to his death and because school officials allegedly didn’t do enough to help him after he collapsed.

09/09/2013

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Former Steeler Weighs In On NFL Concussion Settlement

After earning three Super Bowl rings with the Steelers and a career in college coaching, football remains in John Banaszak’s blood. It’s what remains in his brain though that worries him.

08/30/2013

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Armstrong Co. Bartender, Owner Charged In Connection With Fatal Crash

An Armstrong County bar owner and bartender are now facing charges in connection with a crash that killed three men earlier this year.

08/22/2013

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Lawsuit Claims Indiana Co. Hospital To Blame After Triple Murder

A local man says that his daughter and two granddaughters would still be alive if an Indiana County hospital had properly treated the man who killed them.

08/20/2013

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