Washington Boulevard

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City Begins Process To Settle Lawsuits With Washington Blvd. Flooding Victims’ Families

The clerk at Pittsburgh City Council read four bills totaling $375,000 to settle lawsuits brought as a result of the Washington Boulevard drowning deaths in 2011.

09/01/2015

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Landslide, Downed Tree Closes Part Of Hulton Bridge Detour Route

A landslide along a major detour is having an impact on the Friday morning commute.

06/19/2015

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2 Vehicles, School Bus Involved In Highland Park Crash

Crews are at the scene of a three-vehicle accident including a school bus in Highland Park.

05/11/2015

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1 Injured In Glassport Stabbing

One person is in custody after allegedly stabbing a man in Glassport Thursday morning.

01/01/2015

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Homeless Vets Won’t Go Hungry On Thanksgiving Thanks To Local Man

It’s a special delivery. Volunteers unload truckloads of food at Veterans Place on Washington Boulevard, to insure a happy Thanksgiving for homeless vets.

11/25/2014

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Flash Flood Victim’s Friends, Family To Continue Cookie Baking Tradition

It was an unthinkable tragedy. A woman trapped inside her van with her two daughters unable to escape the rising floodwaters on Washington Boulevard.

11/03/2014

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Overnight Storms Activate Flood Gates

The recent storms were severe enough to activate the flood gates on Washington Boulevard Sunday.

08/31/2014

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Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers, Family Seeking Answers In Missing Man Case

Marking the second anniversary of his disappearance, the family of a missing Penn Hills man had a large billboard put on Washington Boulevard, near Hamilton Avenue.

03/26/2014

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Fellow K-9 Officers, Partners Set To Pay Final Respects To Rocco

The funeral is set for Friday for Pittsburgh Police K-9 Officer Rocco.

02/06/2014

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Relatives Suing City, Chrysler And Others After Fatal Flash Flood

Surviving relatives of four people killed in flash flooding in Pittsburgh in August 2011 are suing several government and private entities claiming the deaths could have been prevented, attorneys for the two affected families announced Friday.

02/01/2013

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Safety Measures In Place 1 Year After Deadly Washington Blvd. Flood

Ever since this time last year, anybody who drives along Washington Boulevard – especially when it rains – takes a closer look at what’s going on around them. The newly-installed gate is a symbol of what’s happened during the past year.

08/17/2012

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Ambitious Plan Proposed To Fix Washington Boulevard

Washington Boulevard is a bowl or a basin and unsuspecting motorists were tragically trapped when it suddenly filled up August 19, 2011.

04/10/2012

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City Police, Firefighters, Paramedics Undergo Water Rescue Training

The chilling scenes of the Washington Boulevard flood last August remain vivid in the memory of city officials — as does the resolve that flood waters should never take another life.

01/09/2012

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Biggest Local Weather Events Of 2011

From snow and hail to thunderstorms and extreme heat, the Pittsburgh area experiences a little bit of everything when it comes to weather and this year was no exception.

12/29/2011

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Suspect Arrested In Overnight Burglary Attempt At Local U-Haul

Pittsburgh police say they have a suspect in custody following a burglary attempt at a U-Haul business in Larimer overnight. When the burglar alarm at the Washington Boulevard U-Haul sent an alert to police, they were able to get to the business in minutes.

12/08/2011

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