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Former Semi-Pro Wrestler Arrested For Assaulting Woman, Officer

A former semi-pro wrestler from the Pittsburgh area is facing charges after he allegedly put a woman in a headlock and then assaulted a police officer.

KDKA-TV–02/21/2013

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Mother Calls Video Of Taser Being Used On Her Son “Disturbing, Terrible”

A family is now speaking out after video surfaced of a Taser being used on a Millvale man while in custody at the Millvale Police Station.

01/08/2013

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Video Surfaces Of Police Using Taser on Handcuffed Suspect

A man has been in the Allegheny County Jail since his arrest in September by police in Millvale, and now a video has surfaced that the suspect’s family and one lawyer says raises questions about how police conducted themselves at the time of his arrest.

01/07/2013

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Police Shoot & Kill Man At Mt. Pleasant Grocery Store

State police shot and killed a man at a local grocery store after he began acting violently Friday morning.

01/04/2013

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Wecht Weighs In Former Rankin Police Chief’s Death

While Washington County investigators say a former Rankin Police chief’s death appears to be from natural causes, former Allegheny County Coroner Dr. Cyril Wecht says police use of a Taser did not directly cause his death.

12/17/2012

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Elementary School Teacher Tased, Carjacked In Wilkinsburg

Police are looking for a suspect after an elementary school teacher was carjacked on her way into school in Wilkinsburg Monday morning.

11/19/2012

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Man Tasered 5 Times Before Succumbing To Police

Police in Beaver County had to use a Taser on a man more than five times, to get him under control.

11/06/2012

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Police Seek 2 Suspects In Beechview Home Invasion

Pittsburgh police say they are searching for two suspects after a man who is legally blind was assaulted during a home invasion early Saturday morning in Beechview.

07/14/2012

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Whitehall Man In Custody, Wife Found Dead

A Whitehall man is in police custody and his wife is dead after a bizarre incident Saturday afternoon.

04/01/2012

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2 Charged After Bar Fight In Sharpsburg

Dozens of people were involved in a brawl at a bar on St. Patrick’s Day in Sharpsburg.

03/19/2012

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Bar Owner Arrested Following Brawl At Sharpsburg Bar

The owner of a local business was arrested following a brawl at a Sharpsburg bar over St. Patrick’s Day weekend.

03/18/2012

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Man In Custody After Wilmerding Standoff

One man is in custody after a standoff early this morning sent the SWAT Team to Wilmerding.

01/05/2012

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Officer Dragged On Brownsville Road

A police officer was apparently dragged by a car in a Pittsburgh neighborhood. Two state probation officers tried to serve warrant on a man who stopped in the 400-block of Brownsville Road.

10/03/2011

Authorities say Dwayne Ferguson is facing charges of robbery and resisting arrest. (Photo Credit: Allegheny County Sheriff's Office/KDKA)

Officials: Teen Accosted In Bathroom, Philadelphia Man Charged

The Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office says a Philadelphia man is facing charges after a teenager was allegedly accosted in a bathroom at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center.

07/16/2011

Scott Ashley is facing resisting arrest and public drunkenness charges. (Photo Credit: KDKA)

More Charges Filed Against PNC Park Fan

An unruly fan, who was arrested at PNC Park last month, was in court Wednesday morning. Scott Ashley was already facing public drunkenness and resisting arrest charges, but two more were tacked on today.

05/25/2011

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