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Lawyer: Man Sentenced For Crime He Can’t Recall After Wreck

A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to a year’s probation for crimes his defense attorney says the man can’t recall since a brain injury suffered in a car accident.

01/23/2015

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14 Cats Killed In Altoona Fire

Firefighters say 14 cats were killed in a fire that displaced 3 people from their central Pennsylvania home.

01/23/2015

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Police: Woman Shot Outside Of Fayette Co. Home Actually Shot Self

Police say a woman who reported being shot by a man while leaving her North Union Township home Thursday actually shot herself.

01/16/2015

FILE PHOTO: A Juan Albarran bull runs during the first run of the San Sebastian de los Reyes Festival near Madrid, on August 26, 2014. (Photo Credit: PEDRO ARMESTRE/AFP/Getty Images)

Farmer: Missing Bull Flipped Over Fence By Buffalo

A western Pennsylvania dairy farmer says a 2-year-old bull that went missing for a month was likely pushed over a fence by a friend’s pregnant buffalo.

09/19/2014

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Engaged Couple Accused Of Biting Each Other

Police in central Pennsylvania say an engaged couple face assault and other charges for an altercation in which they allegedly bit one other.

08/25/2014

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Police Responding To Crash Find Chickens, AK-47 & “Improvised Explosives” In SUV

Police in West Virginia responding to a car crash found dozens of chickens, an AK-47, ammunition and “improvised explosives.”

08/22/2014

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Pa. Man Steals Ambulance, Leads Police On Chase

Police say a Pennsylvania man stole an ambulance and led them on a 10-mile chase before he was arrested.

08/09/2014

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Duo Charged In Pizza Scam To Pay For Girl’s Ballet

A western Pennsylvania couple face dozens of theft and related charges for allegedly going door-to-door selling pizza kit supposedly to raise money for their young daughter’s ballet lessons, but which police say the couple really used to buy drugs.

08/08/2014

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Police: Man Has Sex With Teen, Impersonates Cop And Performs Fake Rape Kit

Rape, alcohol and impersonating an officer of the law – these are all elements of a story that began with a runaway 15-year-old girl.

08/05/2014

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Police: Topless Woman Jumps Into Street Fight, Stabs 3 People

Police are investigating a strange incident in McKees Rocks.

07/28/2014

FILE PHOTO (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)  A man shoots a gun connected to a computer game at the US Army's exhibit on opening day of the 10th annual Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) on May 12, 2004 in Los Angeles, California.

Man Subdues Burglar With Video Game Gun

An Oakland man stopped a would-be burglar with a video game gun Sunday.

06/29/2014

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Mayor’s Office Cancels Order For $1,800 Coffee Machine

The mayor’s office will go without a coffee machine after deciding against purchasing a nearly $2,000 model.

06/20/2014

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Man Pinched By Scorpion In Box Of Bananas At South Hills Wal-Mart

A man shopping at a Walmart in the South Hills got more than a bargain while shopping for some bananas.

06/18/2014

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11-Year-Old Lucky To Be Alive After Taking Car On Out-Of-Control Joy Ride

A local boy is facing the consequences after he took the family car out for an early-morning joy ride.

06/16/2014

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Would-Be Cat Rescuer Ends Up Needing Rescue

Authorities in northwestern Pennsylvania say a woman who tried to rescue a cat from a tree ended up needing a rescue herself.

06/15/2014

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