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Plum Boro

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Burglary Suspect Runs Over Homeowner During Getaway

Plum Police are looking for a man who burglarized a home just before noon Friday in the Grovecrest Drive development, and struck the homeowner while trying to flee the scene of the crime.

02/21/2014

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Crane Tips Onto Plum Home Under Contruction

Police are responding to reports that a crane may have tipped onto a house in Plum Boro.

01/02/2014

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New Housing Development In Plum Not Getting Mail Service

Hammering nails and hauling wood in Plum. Home builders are hard at work.

07/31/2013

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Plum Home Likely A Total Loss After Fire

Crews battled a fire at a home in Plum Boro this evening.

05/16/2013

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20-Year-Old Running For Mayor Of Plum

Joe Tommarello, 20, is drumming up support for his campaign. He canvasses the neighborhood like a seasoned politician, which is not much of a stretch. The sophomore at Robert Morris University has already served two years on the Plum Borough school board.

04/09/2013

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Man Dead In Overnight Turnpike Crash

One man is dead after an overnight accident along the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

08/18/2012

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Park In Plum Installing Security Cameras After Thefts, Damage

Authorities in Plum Boro are bringing in a high-tech solution in hopes of stopping a recent rash of vandalism at a local park.

07/12/2012

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3 Charged In Plum Boro Daycare Abuse Probe

Three people are facing charges after an investigation into a local daycare center. After seeing what they thought was discipline that went too far, a number of employees at Genesis Child Care inside the Pittsburgh East Community Church went to their supervisor.

05/25/2012

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Robbery At Plum Burger King Under Investigation

Authorities are investigating after a Burger King was robbed overnight in Plum.

01/25/2012

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Plum Boro Man To Lose Home To Pa. Dept. Of Welfare

There’s Ralph the dog and Gary – soon to be all that’s left of the Kastner home in Plum. It’s run down and beat up but it’s the only home Gary Kastner knows.

11/14/2011

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Plum HS Football Player Hospitalized

A Plum High School football player was taken to the hospital. The ninth grader collided with another player during a scrimmage at about 11 a.m. Wednesday.

08/24/2011

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Teachers, Community Members Grieve Loss Of Girls, Mother

Center Elementary School in Plum became a gathering place for grieving friends and teachers. Brenna Griffith, 12, and her 8-year-old sister Mikaela, were students at the school. The girls, along with their mother Kimberly, died when their vehicle sank in the flash flood on Washington Boulevard Friday.

08/20/2011

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Feds Seize $4M Worth Of Cocaine Hidden In Tractor Trailer

Federal agents seized millions of dollars’ worth of cocaine from a local neighborhood. Authorities say the suspects had 20 kilos of cocaine with a street value of $4 million along with $450,000 in cash.

08/11/2011

NewsChopper 2 flew over the scene in Plum on May 19 after the ground gave way. (Source: KDKA/NewsChopper 2)

Repairs, Cleanup Continue On Landslides

Several roads around the area continue to be impacted by the weather-related landslides that happened earlier this week.

05/21/2011

NewsChopper 2 flew over the scene in Plum on May 19 after the ground gave way. (Source: KDKA/NewsChopper 2)

Sinkhole In Plum Reduces Local Road To Single Lane

A slide in Plum Boro has forced crews to put road restrictions in place on Old Leechburg Road.

05/19/2011

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