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Pa. Cop Takes 2nd Cop Hostage, Kills Self

Authorities say an off-duty eastern Pennsylvania deputy sheriff took another off-duty officer hostage at gunpoint, then fatally shot himself.

10/26/2013

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Man Charged After House Explosion Uncovers Growing Operation

While Moon Township Police were evacuating residents from the neighborhood, they discovered 61-year-old Willie Amend’s marijuana growing operation in his house next door to the explosion.

10/14/2013

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House Explosion Reveals Pot Plants, Guns In Neighbor’s House

Investigators spent all day Sunday searching through debris and the wreckage caused by a house explosion in Moon Township Saturday night.

10/13/2013

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Man Leads Police On Chase Through Giant Eagle

A man caused quite a scene at a local grocery store Thursday when officers tried to serve a bench warrant.

09/13/2013

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Local Farmers Renting Chickens For The Summer

A Pennsylvania couple has an answer for people who think they’d like a chicken but are worried about buyer’s remorse.

09/01/2013

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Few Bare It All At ‘GoTopless’ Rally Downtown

A handful of women and men walked from downtown Pittsburgh to Point State Park without their shirts Sunday afternoon.

08/25/2013

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Man Going To Prison, Says Talking Cat Made Him Commit Crimes

A southwestern Pennsylvania man who claims he robbed a bank, stole a car and rammed a state police cruiser at the urging of a talking cat has been ordered to spend 2½ to 5 years in prison.

08/16/2013

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2 Men Steal ATM From Mt. Pleasant Gas Station

State police are trying to find two men who used a pickup to drag an automatic teller machine out of a gas station convenience store in western Pennsylvania, and then drove away with it.

08/16/2013

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Man Arrested After Allegedly Beating Wife With Frozen Meat

A man is accused of beating his wife with frozen meat during a domestic dispute.

08/09/2013

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Man Uses Unusual Methods To Shoo Bothersome Geese

Property owners around the nation have struggled to control exploding populations of geese, but a western Pennsylvania man says he’s devised a way to manage them without firing a shot.

08/04/2013

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Woman Accused Of Renting Out Dead Neighbor’s House

Mary Mechelli, 54, of McKeesport, was released from custody Friday night after a court appearance in Downtown Pittsburgh.

08/02/2013

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Man Steals Urn Containing Ashes Of Ex-Girlfriend’s Late Husband

A Perryopolis man allegedly stole an urn containing the ashes of his ex-girlfriend’s late husband to get back at her

07/27/2013

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Indecent Exposure Suspect Caught On Hidden Camera

Moon Township Police are looking for a man who exposed himself along the Montour Trail several times this month.

07/26/2013

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Woman Impersonates Officials, Steals Dog From Police Clerk

An arrest warrant has been issued for a woman who allegedly stole a Pittsburgh Police clerk’s dog in a bizarre tale.

07/26/2013

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Science Program Drops Giant Slinky From PPG Building

A camera crew gears up. Barricades are at the ready. Something’s coming down in PPG Plaza.

07/23/2013

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