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Get Marty: Mother Reaches Out To Get Her Obese, Severely Disabled Son Help

He’s nearly 700 pounds. He has an IQ of 70. His name is Anthony, and his mother is desperate to get him help.

06/09/2015

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Family Of Man Accused Of Stabbing Half-Brothers Settles Suit Against Western Psych

A couple who claims their son should have been committed the day before he stabbed his 11-year-old twin half-brothers, killing one, have settled their lawsuit against Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic.

06/02/2015

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Man Charged With Killing Step-Brother Won’t Testify In Civil Suit Against Western Psych

A man charged with stabbing a step-brother to death will not be required to testify in a civil case brought by his parents against Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic.

06/01/2015

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Western Psych Patient Jailed After Allegedly Attacking, Threatening To Kill Employee

Police say a patient at Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic has been charged with attacking an employee there, threatening to kill her.

02/19/2015

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Homestead Arson Suspect Ruled Incompetent To Stand Trial

A mental health hearing was scheduled to take place Thursday morning for a man accused of arson.

01/29/2015

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Music Therapy Program Helping To Improve Stress Levels In Adults, Kids

Music can make you cry, laugh, feel excited or angry. It’s a powerful medium that can be used as a tool if we know how to use it. Experts say music can improve our mood and even change behavior.

01/27/2015

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Homestead Arson Suspect Reportedly Sought Help At Western Psych

New details are emerging about an arson suspect, one day after his arrest following a fire that destroyed nearly an entire city block in Homestead.

01/24/2015

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Lawyers Get $508K In Parents’ Western Psych Shooting Settlement

A judge has awarded $508,000 to the attorneys who represented the parents of a therapist fatally shot at a Pittsburgh psychiatric hospital.

06/24/2014

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Western Psych Shooting Suit Plaintiffs To Share $500K

Victims of a shooting rampage at a University of Pittsburgh psychiatric clinic will share a $500,000 settlement from the deceased gunman’s estate.

05/05/2014

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Loved Ones, Coworkers Grieve Sisters Murdered In East Liberty

A Facebook photo of the Wolfe family from several years ago shows the whole clan — eight in all — smiling.

02/10/2014

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Single Gunshot Wound To The Head Killed Both Sisters In East Liberty

Two sisters of an Iowa state representative have been found dead of gunshot wounds to the head in the Pittsburgh home they shared, and police are investigating the case as a double homicide.

02/09/2014

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Mother Of Western Psych Shooter Gives Deposition In Lawsuit

The mother of the Western Psych shooter is being sued by several victims after they say she failed to commit her son.

12/05/2013

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Local Police Prepared For Active Shooter Scenarios

An active shooter inside a busy place like a mall or a school is a nightmare scenario for police.

11/05/2013

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Police Investigate Second Child’s Sexual Assault At Western Psych

For the second time this month, Pittsburgh Police are investigating a reported sexual assault that allegedly took place at Western Psych.

03/19/2013

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Mother Of 8-Year-Old Sexual Assault Victim Outraged, Demanding Accountability

Prosecutors are now charging a teenage boy who is accused of sexually assaulting a young female patient at Western Psych.

03/14/2013

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