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Police: Woman Blames Coffee-Drinking Parrot For Car Crash

State police say a woman blames her coffee-drinking pet parrot for distracting her moments before she crashed her car into a guardrail in Pennsylvania.

04/16/2015

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Mysterious Police Call Leads To SWAT Situation In Brighton Heights

A SWAT team situation in Pittsburgh has ended, but police are still trying to make sense of the call that started it all.

04/10/2015

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Gun Goes Off During Easter Church Service In Altoona

Altoona churchgoers were startled when a gun went off during Easter services.

04/05/2015

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Woman Sentenced To 15 To 30 Years In Teen’s Rape

A woman accused of having orchestrated the repeated rape of a teenager in order to get another child she could raise as her own has been sentenced to 15 to 30 years.

04/05/2015

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Man Hopes To Propel Slinky To Status As State’s Official Toy

Everyone loves a Slinky – but few have started a campaign to make it the official state toy of Pennsylvania.

03/22/2015

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Officers Responding To Traffic Accident End Up Delivering Baby

Police officers headed to the scene of a car accident ended up finding more than they expected overnight.

03/21/2015

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Man Covered In Flames Spotted Running Through Uptown

A man is recovering in the hospital after he was spotted running down the street while on fire in Uptown.

03/20/2015

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Man Charged After Throwing “Jesus” License Plate At Brother

Two men in Fayette County weren’t feeling any brotherly love when one threw a “Jesus” license plate at the other.

03/08/2015

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Inmate To Plead Guilty To Wrongly Addressed Threat To Obama

A convicted child molester has agreed to plead guilty to mailing a threatening letter from jail to President Barack Obama – albeit to the wrong address.

02/23/2015

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Odd Sight Turns Eyes Toward Moon On Friday Night

An odd sight in the night sky had people in the Pittsburgh area talking on Friday night.

02/21/2015

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Hair Thief Chops Manes, Tails From Butler Horses

Peach, Sara and Alli have fallen victim to a horse hairdresser.

02/20/2015

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2 Men Arrested After Allegedly Attacking 19-Year-Old With Bayonet

Two Indiana County men are in jail after allegedly trying to use a bayonet to stab another man.

02/19/2015

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Crying Fowl: Crates Of Chickens Fly Out Of Tractor-Trailer

Pennsylvania State Police are crying fowl after crates of live chickens hurtled off a tractor-trailer on a Pennsylvania highway and the birds flew the coop.

02/19/2015

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Police: Drunk Man Arrested After Barking At Police Dog

A local man was arrested this weekend after police say he barked at a police K-9 and antagonized it, while drunk.

02/09/2015

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Former State Rep. Jesse White Sued By His Mother For $30K

Former State Rep. Jesse White of Washington County is in hot water again.

02/05/2015

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