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Stephen Zappala

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Head Start Program Working To Keep Crime Down At Duquesne Housing Complex

The Head Start program at Duquesne Place in the Hilltop Parkview Manor housing complex in Duquesne hosts some of the more than 600 kids who live in the complex.

09/05/2013

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D.A. Calls Armored Truck Guard’s Jailhouse Tattoos “Cold-Blooded”

Last month it was revealed that over the summer police executed a search warrant for Kenneth Konias while he was in jail. They wanted to see the tattoos he made, allegedly in jail.

09/05/2013

Left: Joseph Kocott Jr. Right: Joseph Kocott Sr. (Photo Courtesy: Allegheny County District Attorney's Office)

Father, Son Accused Of Ripping Off Business, Gambling Money Away

Surrounded by family, 44-year-old Joseph Kocott and his 25-year-old son, Joe, surrendered to a magistrate in Penn Hills Wednesday morning.

08/28/2013

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DA Won’t File Charges In Shaler Elementary Duct Collapse

The Allegheny County District Attorney says he found no criminally reckless behavior related to a ductwork collapse at Shaler Elementary School.

08/28/2013

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DA Working To Shut Down Oakland Pizza Shop

The day after a pizza shop owner was arrested on drug charges, the district attorney said he is working to shut the business down.

08/28/2013

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New Guidelines For Police Being Videotaped By Citizens

Allegheny County District Attorney Steve Zappala announced that the Allegheny County Chiefs of Police Association has developed guidelines for police action after having been observed, photographed or videotaped by citizens.

08/19/2013

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Levelz To Remain Closed For The Next Year

The owners of Levelz in the South Side will be able to reopen the bar after about a year.

08/16/2013

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Troubled South Side Bar Closed After Recent Stabbing

County officials have shut down a bar after police have responded to numerous altercations, including a recent stabbing.

08/02/2013

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Security Changes Being Put In Place 1 Year After Western Psych Shooting

It’s been one year since terror struck at Pittsburgh’s Western Psychiatric Institute when a gunman opened fire. Out of that tragedy, many questions arose. Why did this happen? And could it be prevented from happening again?

03/08/2013

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Police: Mother Abandons Baby In Woods, Claims She Wanted A Fresh Start

Police say a Wall woman left her baby in the woods, with nothing but a bottle of milk.

KDKA-TV–02/28/2013

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Local Officials Weigh In On Harper’s Ouster

Local officials are weighing in following the removal of former Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper amid a growing federal investigation.

02/21/2013

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Prosecutors: Taxpayers Cheated Over $30K By Orie Melvin Campaigns

The corruption trial for suspended State Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin resumed Thursday morning.

02/07/2013

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Testimony Resumes In Orie Melvin Corruption Trial

The corruption trial of Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin and her sister, Janine Orie continues Tuesday.

01/29/2013

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Testimony Continues in Orie Melvin Trial

The corruption trial of suspended State Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie Melvin and her sister Janine Orie continued Monday.

KDKA-TV–01/28/2013

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Jury Selection Begins In Orie-Melvin Trial

Jury selection is now underway in the corruption trial for suspended Pennsylvania Supreme Court Justice Joan Orie-Melvin and her sister, Janine.

01/23/2013

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