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Ellwood City Man Arrested After Wild, 2-State Pursuit From N.H. To Mass.

An unruly driver zapped with a stun gun during a traffic stop yanked out the barbs, assaulted the officer and fled early Saturday, prompting a two-state pursuit that also led him to steal a police cruiser and threaten to shoot officers, authorities said.

06/21/2014

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Get Marty: Man Questions Traffic Ticket After Stop Caught On Camera

A local man was upset to get a traffic ticket for running a stop sign, especially since he says he came to a complete stop – and caught it on camera.

06/16/2014

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Is It Legal To Flash Headlights To Warn Drivers Of Speed Traps?

If you’re like many, you’ve probably been speeding down the interstate, and suddenly, a Good Samaritan flicks his lights at you.

04/11/2014

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Assault Suspect Escapes Custody At Mercy Hospital

Police are searching for an assault suspect who escaped from UPMC Mercy Hospital while being treated for injuries after fleeing from a traffic stop in Downtown Pittsburgh.

03/13/2014

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Community Rallies Around Man Shot, Paralyzed During 2012 Traffic Stop

More than 200 people gathered for a 20-year-old man who they say was the victim of alleged police brutality during a traffic stop in 2012.

03/08/2014

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Police: Grove City Woman Claimed To Be Sister During Traffic Stop

A western Pennsylvania woman has been jailed on forgery and other charges because state police say she identified herself as her sister when she was pulled over and given two traffic tickets, and again when she pleaded guilty before a district judge and was fined.

03/01/2014

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Man Busted For Drugs During Routine Traffic Stop

Police uncovered a large amount of drugs and cash during a routine traffic stop in Washington County.

01/18/2014

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Officer Dragged After Making Traffic Stop

A police officer was hurt, when he was dragged by a car after making a traffic stop.

01/16/2014

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Police Call Off Search After Driver Flees Traffic Stop

Police called off a brief search for a driver who took off from a traffic stop in the Hill District early this morning.

01/16/2014

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Supporters Rally To Get Charges Against Man Shot During Traffic Stop Dropped

Dozens of people gathered at the City-County Building in Downtown Pittsburgh this morning.

11/12/2013

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New Charge Filed Against Man Shot, Paralyzed During Traffic Stop

Leon Ford was shot during a 20-minute traffic stop last November. Now, he could have charges against him dropped as officials look at crucial piece of evidence – dash cam video.

10/16/2013

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Community Joins Together To Support Man Shot, Paralyzed During Traffic Stop

His attorney and supporters say dashboard camera video proves that the numerous charges stacked against Leon Ford, Jr. should be thrown out in court.

10/15/2013

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Hearing Postponed For Local Rapper Facing Drug Charges

The hearing for a young Wilkinsburg rapper who is facing drug charges has been postponed.

09/26/2013

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Man Shot, Paralyzed During Traffic Stop Files Lawsuit

A 20-year-old Shaler man who was shot and paralyzed during a traffic stop, has filed a federal lawsuit against Pittsburgh Police.

09/18/2013

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Police Arrest Suspect In Clairton Robbery, Double Shooting

A man wanted in connection with an armed robbery and double shooting in Clairton last month was arrested this morning during a traffic stop.

09/11/2013

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