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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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Westmoreland Co. Man Stabbed Over Ringing Doorbell

A southwestern Pennsylvania man has been jailed on charges he stabbed his neighbor after police say the victim repeatedly rang the suspect’s doorbell.

06/06/2014

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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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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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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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Family’s Home Covered In Blood After Deer Crashes Through Window

A deer destroyed furniture, broke glass and even jumped into a woman’s bed.

05/25/2014

FILE PHOTO: A White-headed Capuchin monkey is seen holding a mango at the National Palo Verde Park on April 8, 2010 in Guanacaste, some 220 kilometers Northeast from San Jose.
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Monkey Still On Loose After Fire At Pa. Animal Rescue

Volunteers at an exotic animal rescue in southern Pennsylvania are still looking for a monkey that got loose and ran away during a fire that destroyed the facility.

05/18/2014

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Baby Hospitalized With Alcohol Level 3 Times Legal Limit

Police were questioning the mother of a 1-year-old girl after she was found to be extremely intoxicated at a northwestern Pennsylvania hospital.

05/16/2014

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Police Seek Thief Who Stole $500, $1,000 Bills

Whose picture is on the U.S. $500 bill? How about the $1,000 bill?

05/02/2014

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Indiana Twp. Man Hopes To Visit The Red Planet With “Mars One” Venture

Landing on the Moon was an historic moment.

04/28/2014

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90-Year-Old Pitt Student Graduates Decades After Earning Degree

After years of hard work, several thousand Pitt students now call themselves alumni.

04/27/2014

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