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March 12, 2019 - 12:57 pm
McKeesport has been ranked among America's most dangerous cities.
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March 05, 2019 - 1:40 pm
Jodie Chesney was a keen Explorer Scout. Yousef Makki wanted to be a surgeon.
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FILE - In this May 14, 2018 file photo, Jussie Smollett, a cast member in the TV series "Empire," attends the Fox Networks Group 2018 programming presentation afterparty in New York. Smollett is expressing anger over being attacked outside his Chicago apartment last month. Smollett, who plays a musician on the Fox Network's ''Empire'' talked about his ordeal during an interview with ABC News' Robin Roberts to be broadcast Thursday on "Good Morning America." He alleges he was the victim of an attack on Jan. 29 by two masked men who shouted racial and homophobic slurs at him. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)
February 17, 2019 - 6:10 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of the attack on Jussie Smollett (all times local): 11 p.m. Attorneys for Jussie Smollett say there is no truth to reports that the "Empire" actor played a role in an assault on him last month by what he described as two men shouting homophobic and...
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February 13, 2019 - 11:42 am
Germany's Central Council of Jews is calling for action following a report showing a rise in anti-Semitic attacks in the country.
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 For the fourth year in a row the number of homicides in the city of Pittsburgh has fallen.
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January 14, 2019 - 3:12 pm
For the fourth year in a row the number of homicides in the city of Pittsburgh has fallen.
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January 09, 2019 - 9:35 am
Five people are facing charges for the kidnap and torture of a woman in Lawrence County.
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November 29, 2018 - 9:43 am
A Florida woman faces an aggravated assault charge after authorities say she passed gas in line at a dollar store and pulled a knife on a man who complained about it.
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October 08, 2018 - 4:18 pm
President Donald Trump says he's directed his attorney general to "help straighten out the terrible shooting wave" in Chicago.
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October 01, 2018 - 11:01 am
PITTSBURGH (Newsradio 1020 KDKA) - One man is dead after being shot in the head early Monday morning in McKeesport. Police say it happened just before 12:30 a.m. on the 1800 block of Forte Alley. When McKeesport Police and paramedics arrived on the scene they found the young man on the ground. He...
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October 01, 2018 - 10:00 am
A car explosion that rocked downtown Allentown left three males dead, including the likely "perpetrator," officials said Sunday as federal authorities who are leading the investigation looked ahead to autopsies.
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