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Chicken And Biscuits Bank Robber Gets 2-4 Years

A man who was arrested for robbing a western Pennsylvania bank when he stopped to eat biscuits at a nearby restaurant will spend two to four years in prison.


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Serial Robbery Suspect, Caught Because Of Selfie, Waives Detention Hearing

A serial robbery suspect identified by his selfie as the man who wounded a store clerk during one Pittsburgh-area heist last year will remain in jail until he can stand trial.


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90-Year-Old Woman Finds Strange Man Passed Out On Her Couch

A 90-year-old Greensburg woman found quite a surprise when she discovered a strange man sleeping on her couch.


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Man Accused Of Killing Friend With Ceremonial Sword Says He Feared For His Life

A man accused of having killed a friend and buried his body in a crawl space under his central Pennsylvania home says he acted in fear for his life.


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Woman Calls 911, Claims Greyhound Bus Traveling To Baltimore Was Hijacked

A 50-year-old woman is facing charges after she called 911 reporting that the Greyhound bus she was riding on had been hijacked


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Wooden Air Jordans Sell On eBay For $16,000

How much would you pay for a pair of shoes you couldn’t wear?


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County Auditors Race Ends In Tie; To Be Decided By Lot

Helen Clark now knows the value of every single vote – especially her own.


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2 Arrested In Beaver Falls For Taking Woman’s Daughter Hostage Over Debt

Beaver Falls Police say a man and woman held hostage — and threatened to beat and kill — a girl whose mother owed them money.


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Trial Held For Man Accused Of Hiring String Of Hit Men To Kill Informants

Jury selection has begun for the trial of a central Pennsylvania man accused of having tried to hire someone to kill a male acquaintance of his wife.


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Witnesses: Woman Stabbed Neighbor’s Dog Because Of The Attention It Got

A western Pennsylvania woman has been jailed on charges she broke into a neighbor’s apartment and stabbed her dog in the process.


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3 Packages Of Lollipops Prompt False Alarm At County Courts

Three packages containing lollipops and unspecified paperwork were responsible for a bomb squad being called to a northwestern Pennsylvania courthouse.


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Website Tells You How Old You Look, If You’re Brave Enough To Try

How old do I look? That’s the question everyone on the internet has been asking themselves today.


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FBI: Korean Firm Scammed Out Of $375K For Fake Pharrell Show

The FBI in Pittsburgh says a Maryland man scammed a South Korean steel company out of $375,000 by pretending to work for a Japanese talent agency on behalf of musician Pharrell Williams.


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House Spotted Floating Down The Allegheny River

Many people in the downtown area were surprised to see a house floating on the Allegheny River.


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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.