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Local Senator Hopes To Bump Up Minimum Pay For Police Officers

A state senator wants to see a bill passed that would increase the minimum wage for part-time police officers.

10/20/2014

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Mon Valley Surveillance Cameras Helping To Cut Down Crime

Community leaders are joining forces to cut crime in Charleroi and the surrounding areas.

08/27/2014

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McKeesport Councilman Sentenced In Mon Valley Gambling Ring Case

McKeesport City Councilman Daniel Carr pleaded guilty to allowing gambling devices in his bar, the Viking Lounge, and was sentenced to 10 months of probation plus a $300 fine, similar to the sentence for other defendants in this case.

07/29/2014

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5 Plead Guilty In Alleged Mon Valley Gambling Ring

Investigators called it Operation Pork Chop.

04/17/2014

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Homicides In Allegheny Co. Keep Pace With City For 2nd Year In A Row

Gun violence is spreading throughout Allegheny County’s suburbs.

01/01/2014

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Steel Mill Reassessments Leaves Mon Valley Towns Strapped For Cash

Since the death of big steel three decades ago, the towns of the Mon Valley have struggled just to keep their heads above water.

10/28/2013

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Mon Valley Students Help Build Their Own Playground

Months and months of hard work pay off at a local school, and there is now a new playground at Mon Valley.

KDKA-TV–05/03/2013

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Spring Storms Cause Flash Flooding Across Area

Emergency responders from the Mon Valley region had their work cut out for them Tuesday night because of the severe weather.

04/16/2013

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Students With Disabilities Build New Playground

From starting up and operating construction equipment, to digging and pouring concrete to install a new bench, one group of students is learning a lot.

04/12/2013

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Allegheny County Councilman Cited For Allegedly Driving Under The Influence

A member of the Allegheny County Council has been cited for allegedly driving under the influence. Robert Macey, who represents West Mifflin and much of the Mon Valley, crashed in Venango County this weekend.

01/01/2013

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2012 Homicides Drop In Pittsburgh, Rise In Suburbs

With 96 homicides in all, it was a year somewhat on par with others in Allegheny County, but what’s changed is that the deadly toll is moving out of the City of Pittsburgh and into the suburbs.

01/01/2013

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Councilman “Deeply Remorseful” After DUI

An Allegheny County councilman says he is “deeply remorseful and ashamed” over a recent drunk driving arrest.

12/31/2012

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Local Business Makes Toys Of Yore

In the Mon Valley borough of Charleroi, where most of the steel mills have all closed, a plain brick building still heeds the call “made in America.”

12/25/2012

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Homicides Increase In Mon Valley

Rankin Police Chief Ryan Wootan is on patrol in the Hawkins Village housing community where his underpaid, skeletal police force makes nightly sweeps for guns and drugs. With 72 homicides already this year, the county murder rate has almost surpassed last year’s total of 74. And for the first time, most of those have occurred outside the City of Pittsburgh.

08/30/2012

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Driver In Dravosburg Police Chase Arrested

A man accused of trying to run over police during a chase has been arrested. David Ausburn, 24, is facing attempted homicide charges.

07/18/2012

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