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Violence

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Police Chief Addresses Recent String Of Violence In City

A recent string of deadly shootings prompted Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper to address the violence during a news conference today at Pittsburgh Police Headquarters.

08/19/2011

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Mother Of Homicide Victim Relates To Current Violence In City

KDKA AM’s Larry Richert talks to Valerie Dixon, who lost her son to violence ten years ago, and what message she has for the current violence in Pittsburgh.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–08/19/2011

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Young Men Given Inspirational Messages At Local Conference

At Pittsburgh’s Westinghouse High School, some very special young men gathered together for a conference on Wednesday.

05/18/2011

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No Causal Evidence Links Chantix To Violence

The anti-smoking drug Chantix helps people quit. Compared to placebo, nearly half the people taking the medication are non-smokers at 12 weeks.

05/10/2011

Light Up Night, 2010, Duquesne Light Horse-Drawn Candlelight Carriage Parade, downtown Pittsburgh

Thousands Turn Out For Day 2 Of Light Up Night

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – This second day of Pittsburgh’s Light Up Night celebration turned out to be a fantastic evening after a shooting and a series of fights marred Friday night’s activities. Thousands of people turned […]

11/20/2010

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Police, Local Officials On Alert After Downtown Violence

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – On day two of Pittsburgh’s Light Up Night celebration, police and officials are offering public safety assurances after Friday evening’s festivities were disrupted by violence. Pittsburgh’s annual Light Up Night celebration is […]

11/20/2010

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