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Strip District Business Owners Meet With Police, D.A. Over Safety Concerns

Business owners, along with the Pittsburgh Police and the Allegheny County District Attorney, came together Thursday afternoon to try to make a plan to make the Strip District safer at night.

12 hours ago

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15-Year-Old Arrested In Shooting Of Pregnant Teen

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with last month’s shooting in Duquesne that injured a pregnant teenager and killed her unborn baby.

06/10/2014

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D.A. Rules Shooting Of Police Chase Suspect Was Justified

The Allegheny County District Attorney has ruled the shooting death of a suspect after a chase that reached 100 MPH last April was justified.

06/04/2014

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Zappala: Investigators Make Progress In Pregnant Teen’s Shooting

Allegheny County District Attorney Steve Zappala says investigators are making progress in the case of a pregnant teenager who survived a shooting but lost her unborn baby.

05/28/2014

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Pa. Supreme Court Denies Baumhammers’ Appeal

An unemployed immigration attorney lost an appeal Tuesday of his conviction and death sentence for shooting to death five people during a 2000 attack that targeted ethnic minorities in western Pennsylvania.

05/28/2014

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D.A.’s Office Seeking Death Penalty In East Liberty Sisters’ Deaths

The murders of two sisters in East Liberty earlier this year is now a death penalty case.

05/07/2014

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Absentee Landlords A Growing Problem In McKeesport

Fire investigators say the McKeesport home where a fatal fire started last weekend did not have any smoke detectors.

03/28/2014

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DA: Fatal McKeesport Fire Sparked By 5-Year-Old

A fire that destroyed three houses and left a 2-year-old girl dead is believed to have been started by a child playing with a cigarette lighter.

03/27/2014

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D.A. At Odds With Mayor’s Office Over Double Homicide Investigation

Long before suspect Allen Wade was arrested and charged with the murders of Susan and Sarah Wolfe, we all knew about surveillance video, DNA and a timeline created by the alarm system at the victims’ home.

03/12/2014

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D.A. Rules Fatal Shooting Of Child Abductor Was Justified

The Allegheny County District Attorney has ruled that the fatal shooting of a child abductor by police was justified.

03/12/2014

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County Council To Decide On Budget Amidst Disagreement Over Drug Enforcement

A war of words between the Allegheny County District Attorney and county administrators over drug enforcement could be coming to an end in a few hours.

12/03/2013

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Judge Calls For Investigation After Brashear H.S. Shooting

District Judge James A. Motznik is calling for an investigation into the recent shooting at Brashear High School.

11/15/2013

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Testimony To Begin In Trial Of Armored Truck Heist Case

Jury selection was expected to resume today in the case of an armored car guard who is accused of killing his work partner and stealing more than $2 million.

11/07/2013

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D.A. Looking Into Court Papers Addressing Safety Concerns At Pittsburgh Zoo

The District Attorney’s office says it’s now looking into warnings about the safety of the Pittsburgh Zoo’s African painted dogs exhibit.

10/25/2013

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Drug Case Against Pizza Shop Owner Transferred To City Court

An Oakland Pizza shop owner charged with dealing drugs out of the shop was in court today, but his case was transferred to another jurisdiction.

10/07/2013

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