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Lottery-Winning Cop’s Wife Charged In Prostitution

A western Pennsylvania police officer who made headlines when he won a $1 million Powerball drawing last month has been removed from the schedule because he’s named in a criminal complaint charging his wife with working as a scheduler for a prostitution business.

06/06/2014

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Woman Who Sued Over Amputation Now Facing Drug Charges

Amy Needham, 35, of Ross Township, is facing drug possession charges after police say she was found unconscious in the bathroom of a West View drug store.

01/31/2014

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4 Receive Community Service, Fines For Trick-Or-Treating Brawl

Four people are now facing fines and community service for a fight on Halloween.

12/12/2013

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Campaign Mailer Causing Controversy In County Council Race

Dan McClain describes himself as a hard-working local man. The 35-year-old Democratic County Council District 1 candidate was out campaigning on his grandparents’ street Friday.

11/01/2013

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Girl Hospitalized After Trick-Or-Treating Brawl In West View

Five people are being cited and a girl was treated at the hospital Thursday night after a brawl broke out during trick-or-treating in West View.

11/01/2013

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Sinkhole Causing Problems In West View

Motorists have had trouble driving through parts of West View Wednesday because of a sinkhole that swallowed up part of Perry Highway.

06/19/2013

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Man Accused Of Hitting Ex-Girlfriend’s Child With Spatula Arrested In Abandoned Shack

A West View man accused in the abuse of his ex-girlfriend’s young daughter is now behind bars after being on the run from police for three months.

03/01/2013

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Fire Damages 2 Homes In West View

Firefighters are on the scene of a two-alarm fire in Westview Borough.

01/21/2013

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New Gun Store’s Proximity To School Stirring Controversy In Local Neighborhood

Guns sales are up. They have been throughout 2012. On a firing range, marksmen are testing shields for bulletproof backpacks that parents are buying for their kids. Manufacturers are struggling to keep up with demand.

12/21/2012

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Sandy Hook Principal’s Cousin: “They Were Her Kids”

You’ve heard by now about Dawn Hochsprung, the principal of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. She was killed when she confronted the gunman who invaded her school. Now, her cousin – who lives in the Pittsburgh area – is talking about her.

12/17/2012

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Sandy Forces Some Communities To Postpone Halloween Festivities

Superstorm Sandy has already put a damper on a longtime tradition. Most local communities have had to postpone trick-or-treating until Saturday night.

10/29/2012

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Neighbors Worried After Dog Mauling In West View

Police in West View believe a stray animal is to blame for killing a family’s pet husky.

10/18/2012

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Toddler Falls From Window In West View

A toddler is being checked out at the hospital after falling 15 feet from a window. This happened just after 9 p.m. Monday in the 200 block of Perry Highway in West View.

07/24/2012

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Isaly’s In West View To Change Ownership

This Islay’s in West View is one of the last. Gail Weisbecker has served up dishes cooked by husband Tom for 32 years. It’s a prime stop for connoisseurs like WQED’s Rick Sebak. And why not? It’s the very definition of Pittsburgh comfort food.

06/18/2012

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American Legion Post 80 Renamed In Honor Of Fallen Marine

The American Legion Post 80 was renamed in honor of a fallen marine from West View on Monday.

05/28/2012

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