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Pennsylvania State Police
Andrew Limberg
August 20, 2019 - 9:47 am
Do you own a horse who you think would make a good police horse?
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Gov. Gavin Newsom holds up the measure by Assemblywoman Shirley Weber, D-San Diego, left, that he signed that limits the use of lethal force by law enforcement Sacramento, Calif., Monday, Aug. 19, 2019. Weber's bill, AB392, would bar police from using lethal force unless it is necessary to prevent imminent threat of death or serious injury to themselves and others. Stevante Clark, right, holds up a photo of his brother, Stephon Clark, who was shot and killed by Sacramento Police in 2018. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
August 19, 2019 - 7:29 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Spurred by the fatal police shooting of a young unarmed black man that roiled California's capital city, state lawmakers approved changes to the nation's oldest law governing when officers can use deadly force and it was signed by the governor Monday, though even...
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FILE- In this June 4, 2019, file photo, a Planned Parenthood clinic is photographed in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
August 19, 2019 - 5:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Planned Parenthood said Monday it's pulling out of the federal family planning program rather than abide by a new Trump administration rule prohibiting clinics from referring women for abortions. Alexis McGill Johnson, Planned Parenthood's acting president and CEO, said the...
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Thousands of students and their families showed up Monday for the Pittsburgh Public Schools annual back to school event called #WeArePPS!
Joe DeStio
Joe DeStio
August 19, 2019 - 4:38 pm
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) Thousands of students and their families showed up Monday for the Pittsburgh Public Schools annual back to school event called #WeArePPS! Superintendent Anthony Hamlet greeted kids and adults as they came through metal detectors at Pittsburgh Obama in East Liberty...
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(Mahoning County Sheriff's Office via AP)
August 19, 2019 - 3:57 pm
A 20-year-old Ohio man has pleaded not guilty to threatening a Jewish community center in a video police say shows him shooting a rifle.
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Light spires and one of the stone pillars stand along Boylston Street after installation was finished, Monday, Aug. 19, 2019, in Boston to memorialize the Boston Marathon bombing victims at the sites where they were killed. Martin Richard, Krystle Campbell and Lingzi Lu were killed when bombs were detonated at two locations near the finish line on April 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Philip Marcelo)
August 19, 2019 - 3:40 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Three stone pillars were placed Monday near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, marking the final step in a $2 million effort to memorialize the bombing that killed three people. The understated monument of granite and bronze, which took four years to plan and develop, was...
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Whitehall Police Department
Andrew Limberg
August 19, 2019 - 3:38 pm
Police in Whitehall say they have received multiple calls about a coyote in the area with a skin condition.
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August 19, 2019 - 3:19 pm
Investigators believe they have pinpointed what caused a 5-alarm fire in Oakland on Saturday.
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FILE - In this July 19, 2019, file photo, acting Director of the Bureau of Prisons Hugh Hurwitz speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. Hurwitz has been removed from his post more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein took his own life while in federal custody. Attorney General William Barr announced Hugh Hurwitz’s termination Monday, Aug. 19. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
August 19, 2019 - 1:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The acting director of the federal Bureau of Prisons has been removed from his position more than a week after millionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein took his own life while in federal custody. Attorney General William Barr announced Hugh Hurwitz's reassignment Monday. Hurwitz had...
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(AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez, File)
August 19, 2019 - 12:50 pm
After five years of investigations and protests, New York City's police commissioner on Monday fired an officer involved in the 2014 chokehold death of an unarmed black man whose dying cries of "I can't breathe" fueled a national debate over race and police use of force.
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