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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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2 Sentenced To Prison After Man Fatally Beaten Over Spilled Soup

The brother and a second housemate of a mentally disabled western Pennsylvania man have been sentenced to prison for fatally beating him for spilling a bowl of soup.

07/19/2013

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Fans Run Into Stranded Dave Matthews On Way To Concert

Two Dave Matthews fans had a chance encounter over the weekend.

07/15/2013

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Female Bus Driver Attacked Over Fare Dispute

A local man is charged with attacking a female PAT bus driver.

07/14/2013

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Inside Pittsburgh’s “Preppers”

“Preppers” are people who prepare for natural disasters or catastrophe.

06/24/2013

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Man Attacks Police With WWII Bayonet

Two state troopers say a man tried to attack them with a WWII bayonet.

06/24/2013

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Rock Or Meteorite? Strange Object Crashes Through Roof Of Local Business

There is a mystery surrounding a strange-looking rock that came crashing through the ceiling of a Mercer County business sometime late Thursday night or early Friday morning.

06/21/2013

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Chicken Ruffling Feathers At Zone 2 Police Station

Something strange was spotted at the Zone 2 Pittsburgh Police station Friday.

06/21/2013

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Shooting Victim Drives Self To Hospital, In Critical Condition

A teen drove himself to the hospital Monday after being shot several times – including in his legs.

06/17/2013

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Group Rescues Bear With Head Stuck In Jar

Four central Pennsylvania residents say they rescued a young bear whose head had been stuck in a plastic jar for at least 11 days.

06/15/2013

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Man Arrested After Throwing Dentures, Watch At Police

A man angered by his blocked driveway was arrested after fighting police and throwing his dentures at them, officials say.

06/04/2013

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Police Search For Missing Little Bigfoot

A Beaver County police department is on the lookout for Bigfoot, but this one is a much smaller version of the ape-like creature that some people say roams the wild.

05/24/2013

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Ohio Man Gets 8 Years After 12th DUI

Authorities in northeast Ohio say a 70-year-old man has been sentenced to eight years in prison after being convicted of his 12th drunken-driving charge.

05/24/2013

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Casino Dealer Fined $75K for $200 Theft

Dealers at the Rivers and other casinos are under constant surveillance — and last year, then 26-year-old Mathew Eisenberg was caught skimming $200 from patrons.

04/08/2013

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State Regulators Crack Down On Local Ice Cream “Bank”

The owner of a Pittsburgh ice cream parlor who operates like a bank by paying some customers “interest” in ice cream shop gift cards says state regulators are backing off now that he’s changed the name of the business and put a disclaimer on his website

03/29/2013

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