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Suspect In Swissvale Murder Arrested Trying To Swim Across Border In Texas

The man accused in the fatal shooting of his ex-wife’s boyfriend last month in Swissvale was taken into custody by U.S. Border Patrol agents while trying to cross the United States-Mexico border in Texas.

09/13/2013

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Where Are The Uninsured In America?

Massachusetts has lowest percentage of uninsured residents with only 4.5 percent; Texas has the highest with 28.8 percent. Generally the highest uninsured rates can be found in the South and West.

09/04/2013

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City Gets Advice On Airport Gas Drilling

Officials from Consol Energy Inc. and Pittsburgh International Airport went to Texas in May to seek advice on gas drilling deals, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Sunday.

08/25/2013

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New Alert System Aims To Help Protect Students From Gun Violence

School districts across the country are being forced to find new ways to protect students.

08/21/2013

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Supreme Court To Decide On Pa. Child Porn Victim Restitution

The Supreme Court said Thursday it will take up a case about when victims of child pornography can recover money from people convicted of viewing their abuse.

KDKA-TV–06/27/2013

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Derecho Weather Pattern Could Mean Severe Weather

The National Weather Service was tracking a so-called derecho weather pattern in the Midwest on Tuesday that could spawn severe windstorms in major metropolitan areas with gusts as strong as 100 mph.

KDKA-TV–06/11/2013

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Growing Number Of People Joining Lawsuit Over Gas Lines

A growing number of people across the country, including here in Pennsylvania, are joining a lawsuit that involves a natural gas conduit that you could have in your home.

06/06/2013

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Mercer Co. Father And Son Charged In Sex Abuse Case

Police in Mercer County have charged a 60-year old man and his 22-year old son with sexually abusing a teenage girl with cerebral palsy.

05/09/2013

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Guilty Verdict For Texas Man Accused Of Killing Local Teenager

A man from Texas will spend the rest of his life in prison, convicted of killing a Gateway High School football player.

05/02/2013

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Local Volunteer Firefighters React To Texas Plant Explosion

On a February night in 2011, a patch of Independence Township exploded into a fireball.

04/18/2013

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Dozens Injured In Plant Explosion In Texas

A massive explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco on Wednesday night injured dozens of people and sent flames shooting into the night sky, leaving the factory a smoldering ruin following a blast that damaged buildings for blocks in every direction.

04/18/2013

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Wife Of Former Justice Of The Peace Arrested In Texas Murders

The wife of former Kaufman County justice of the peace arrested in Texas murder case.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–04/17/2013

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Stabbing Leaves More Than A Dozen Injured At Texas College Campus

A student went on a building-to-building stabbing attack at a Texas community college Tuesday, wounding at least 14 people – many in the face and neck – before being subdued and arrested, authorities and witnesses said.

04/09/2013

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The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On Recycling

From the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.

12/26/2012

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Local Student Selected To Be In U.S. Army All-American Marching Band

A local high school student is one of only 125 in the country to be selected to be in this year’s U.S. Army All-American Marching Band. There was a special ceremony for him at his school on Monday.

12/03/2012

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