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Poison Control Center Calls Increasing Because Of E-Cigarettes

A source of poisoning in Pittsburgh is actually electronic: e-cigarettes.

04/03/2014

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Judge To Rule On Frozen Assets In Cyanide Poisoning Case

A judge is expected to decide today whether to unfreeze the financial assets of a Pitt medical researcher accused in the poisoning death of his wife.

02/10/2014

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Court Filings Raise Questions About Assets Of Husband Accused In Cyanide Poisoning

When Dr. Robert Ferrante’s assets were frozen last summer after he was charged in the cyanide poisoning death of his wife, Dr. Autumn Klein, it was estimated the couple’s joint accounts totaled about $900,000 and that Ferrante individually has access to about $2.5 million.

02/05/2014

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Police Ask To Look Into Doctor’s Google Search After Wife’s Poisoning Death

There was a bombshell Friday in the case of a doctor accused in the cyanide death of his wife.

01/10/2014

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Investigators Seek Info On Cyanide Death From Newspaper

A new development in the case of a local researcher accused in the poisoning death of his wife.

07/30/2013

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2 Dogs Being Treated For Antifreeze Poisoning In Fayette Co.

A family’s two dogs suddenly became ill, and now a veterinarian says it’s a case of antifreeze poisoning.

05/23/2013

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Dr. Cyril Wecht Answers Cyanide Questions

Late Friday night, Pittsburgh Police and FBI agents searched the home of Dr. Autumn Marie Klein and her husband Dr. Robert Ferrante.

05/06/2013

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Gas Leak Sickens Three In Dravosburg

Three people are being treated after a gas leak.

03/23/2013

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3 Taken To Hospital For Suspected Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Three people were taken to a local hospital Monday evening after reportedly being sickened by carbon monoxide in Stanton Heights.

11/19/2012

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Officials Advising Owners To Watch Dogs Closely In McKeesport

Western Pennsylvania Humane Society officials and a local veterinarian are advising dog owners in McKeesport to keep a close eye on their pets.

06/20/2012

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Humane Officers Investigating Source Of Sickened McKeesport Dogs

People in one local town are terrified that they’re about to lose their dogs. Several dogs have fallen ill and while their owners fear they were poisoned, there may be a common household item that experts said is dangerous to your dog.

06/18/2012

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Sick Dogs Have Pet Owners Concerned In McKeesport

Pet owners in one McKeesport community say they are concerned that someone may be poisoning dogs in their neighborhood.

06/18/2012