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Police Actions Questioned After Large Fight Breaks Out In Aliquippa

Aliquippa Police say they were called to break up a fight, but once they got there, things got out of hand.

5 hours ago

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New Wearable Technology May Help Prevent Attacks

A physical attack can happen at any moment and anywhere, but some wearable technology might prove useful in such a situation.

02/16/2015

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Elderly Woman Pepper-Sprayed In Home Invasion Robbery

Police say an elderly woman was pepper sprayed by two suspects during a home invasion robbery.

01/15/2015

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Ohio State Football Revelers Set Fires, Tear Down Goal Post

Fans took to the streets after Ohio State’s football championship victory early Tuesday, yelling and screaming in delight, setting nearly 90 fires and in the case of a few, tearing down an Ohio Stadium goal post. A few injuries were reported.

01/13/2015

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Trooper Gets Probation For Pepper Spraying Teen As Punishment

A Pennsylvania state trooper will serve six months’ probation in a first offenders’ program on charges he pepper-sprayed his girlfriend’s 13-year-old son because the boy stayed in bed instead of going to school.

01/12/2015

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WVU Students Take To Twitter To Restore School’s Image After Riots

The riots in Morgantown following WVU’s win over Baylor caused plenty of damage. Now, two students are trying to repair the school’s image by taking to social media.

10/23/2014

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8 Arrested Following Post-Game Riots In Morgantown

Police say eight people have been arrested and more than two dozen cited following riots that erupted in Morgantown after West Virginia University’s win over Baylor.

10/22/2014

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Officials Continue Investigation Into Morgantown Riots

When the WVU football team won this weekend, fans went wild. They lit fires, pushed over street lights and threw rocks, beer bottles and other items at police.

10/20/2014

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WVU Fans Riot After Win Over Baylor, Several Arrested

The West Virginia Mountaineers pulled off a shocking upset over No. 4 Baylor Saturday afternoon. However, the fans are making more headlines than the players on the field.

10/19/2014

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New Cell Phone Cases Could Protect You From Attackers

If you’ve ever gone for a walk or a run and feared for your safety, there are some new products on the market that claim to be the answer to your problem.

11/04/2013

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3 Prison Guards Suspended For Alleged Inmate Abuse

Three county prison guards in Pennsylvania have been suspended and face charges they harassed and otherwise mistreated inmates.

10/04/2013

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Clerk Turns The Table On Robber With Pepper Spray

A Christmas Eve robbery at a local convenience store didn’t go as the robbers planned, when the clerk turned the tables on them.

12/25/2012

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Woman Arrested After Using Pepper Spray In ER

A woman is facing charges after deploying pepper spray in a local hospital’s waiting room during an argument.

11/15/2011