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Isiah Smith Gets 5-15 Years In Fatal Oakland Shooting

Isiah Smith, who was accused of shooting and killing a former Slippery Rock University football player, was sentenced to 5 to 15 years in prison Wednesday morning.

07/02/2014

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Washington County Man Scheduled For Execution Next Month

A Washington County man is scheduled to be executed sometime next month, but the likelihood of that happening is pretty slim.

07/01/2014

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Unidentified Tick-Like Bugs Cause Concern For Residents

The Allegheny County Health Department says they have been getting a lot of calls about swarms of unidentified flying objects, some sort of black bug that looks like a tick.

06/30/2014

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Community Remembers Boy Killed In Zip Lining Accident With Luminary Lighting

Dozens of neighbors placed luminaries in their front yards in McCandless after sunset Friday in memory of the boy who died earlier this week from his injuries in a backyard zip lining accident.

06/13/2014

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Woman Arrested After Allegedly Punching 11-Year-Old Son In Face

A Beaver County woman is facing charges after allegedly punching her 11-year-old son in the face.

06/12/2014

(Source: Smith Family Friend)

Community Mourns Boy Killed In Zip Line Accident

For a kid, it doesn’t get much better than a thrill ride on a zip line. There is some danger with the aerial rope slides, but usually it’s a low risk.

06/11/2014

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Scott Twp. Residents Upset Over Neighbor’s Reptile Hobby

Michael Whewell loves snakes. He has a passion for them. He can tell you that they smell with their tongues, and that his favorite is a 10-foot long Albino Burmese Python.

06/10/2014

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Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese Closing School, 3 Churches

The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh is closing a K-8 school due to low enrollment, and three churches that haven’t been used as worship sites since 2011.

06/09/2014

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New Kensington Boy Won’t Be Expelled Over Toy Gun At School

Under dangerous weapons policies, kids have been suspended for everything from bringing a toy gun to school to using a hand gesture as a pretend gun.

06/06/2014

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Boy, 6, Killed In I-70 Washington County Crash

A 6 year old boy was killed after being thrown from a vehicle that crashed along I-70 in Buffalo Township. Washington County.

06/05/2014

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Pa. Game Commission Relocating Overprotective Hawks

Residents trouble by dive bombing hawks can feel better as the game commission removes the nest.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–06/04/2014

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Pope Urges Importance Of Having Kids, As Millennials Choosing Not To

Time magazine’s 2013 cover story touted a new demographic group: the child-free, suggesting that millennials did not necessarily see having kids as very important to a successful marriage.

06/03/2014

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Woman Knocked Out Cold By Aggressive Neighborhood Hawk

Remember that 1963 movie where Alfred Hitchcock in a cameo appearance walks out of a pet shop as Tippi Hedren walks in?

06/02/2014

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Bishop, Local Catholics’ Opinion Mixed On Celibacy, Marriage In Priesthood

What is it about papal press conferences taking place on planes? After discussing same-sex couples on a previous flight, this time the 77-year-old pontiff responded to questions about celibacy and married priests.

05/30/2014

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Homewood’s ARThouse Finds A New Home

Hale Street in Homewood at the turn of the 20th century was a neighborhood for middle-class African-American families making decent livings working in the nearby mansions of men who made Pittsburgh an industrial powerhouse.

05/29/2014

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