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Authorities investigate car-jacking at Pittsburgh International Airport
Authorities are investigating a reported car-jacking at the Pittsburgh International Airport early this morning.
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CCAC exploring ways to serve displaced ITT students
Students displaced by Tuesday’s abrupt closure of ITT Technical Institute, including its Pittsburgh area campuses, are being invited to explore the feasibility of finishing their education at Community College of Allegheny County.
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Bike lanes planned for Fort Pitt Blvd. may take new route
Bike lanes may not run down Fort Pitt Boulevard, after all.
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Hearing postponed for suspended GOP county leader
A preliminary hearing for the executive director of the Allegheny County Republican Committee was postponed because his girlfriend, whom he is accused of assaulting, did not appear in court today.
1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Assault Crime Allegheny County Pennsylvania Allegheny River
Hays bald eagles likely building a new nest
The bald eagles of Hays, whose nest was destroyed when its tree collapsed in a windstorm Sunday night, appear to be rebuilding in a nearby sycamore tree. Eagle watchers on the nearby Great Allegheny Passage bike trail have seen the birds carrying sticks to the steep hillside overlooking the Monongahela River.
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Lockdown at Allegheny County Jail ends after nearly a week
A lockdown of nearly a week's duration ended at the Allegheny County Jail this morning.
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Top Allegheny County GOP staffer arrested in domestic violence case
The executive director of the Allegheny County Republican Committee was charged this past weekend with assaulting his girlfriend.
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Unusual team brings super-fast internet to North Side's Nova Place
The former Allegheny Center Mall is now a launchpad on to one of the fastest public internet connections in the country, and is preparing to send new businesses skyward, officials announced today.
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Lead hazard and soil testing resources
• Next week in Homewood, the Community Empowerment Association will hold a town hall educational forum on lead poisoning in water, paint and soil. Elected officials have been invited, along with representatives of public health, housing, environmental and legal agencies. The event starts at 6 p.m. Feb. 21 at 7120 Kelly St. Details: 412-371-3689, ext. 44.
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Dozens of Pittsburgh-area school districts announce 2-hour delays
Dozens of schools in the Pittsburgh area have announced two-hour delays for the start of school today due to the overnight snow that blanketed the region.
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Man acquitted in 2013 double homicide near Pittsburgh area
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A western Pennsylvania man has been acquitted in a 2013 double homicide in suburban Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (http://bit.ly/2kQdRv0 ) reports that 30-year-old Michael Robinson sobbed at the defense table as the Allegheny County jury returned its verdict late Tuesday afternoon. Jurors deliberated for less than two ...
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Two dead in White Oak apartment fire
Two people have died in an apartment fire in White Oak, authorities said today.
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Alcosan to provide $9M in matching grants for 32 municipal sewage projects
Alcosan has approved the distribution of $9 million in matching grants for 32 municipal projects that the agency says will “significantly reduce” sewage overflows in the system.
-2 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Sanitary sewer Allegheny County Pennsylvania Pittsburgh Allegheny River Ohio River Pennsylvania Monongahela River Point State Park
Opinion of council committee divided on proposed 'vaping' ban
Allegheny County Council members heard from eight experts and nearly two dozen residents during a public hearing Monday on a bill that would ban the use of electronic vapor devices in public places.
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County committee will hear arguments for and against e-cigs, vaporizers
Allegheny County Council’s Health and Human Services Committee will hold a public hearing tonight as it works to clear the air about a potential e-cigarette ban.
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Report: Too many being sent to Allegheny County Jail
Law enforcement and courts in Allegheny County are putting too many people in jail, at great cost to taxpayers and families, according to a report released today by the University of Pittsburgh Institute of Politics.
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Report finds Allegheny County is jailing too many people
PITTSBURGH (AP) - A new report commissioned by officials in Allegheny County found that the county is incarcerating too many people at its jail at great cost to local taxpayers. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports (http://bit.ly/2fZq0JY ) that University of Pittsburgh Institute of Politics researchers discovered that the Allegheny County Jail's ...
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TRAFFIC: Convention center area closed for Trump's visit; Liberty Bridge detours
This morning Pittsburgh police have blocked off 10th Street where it passes beneath the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, Downtown, as part of security precautions for GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s visit to the city, where he will be attending a shale conference.
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TRAFFIC: Ohio River Blvd/Route 65 ramp closed through Oct.
PennDOT has announced the long-term closure of the southbound Route 65/Ohio River Boulevard ramp to Beaver Avenue through Oct. 13 so crews can do ramp reconstruction work.
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TRAFFIC: Liberty Bridge remains closed indefinitely; Route 65 ramp closed
The reopening of the Liberty Bridge has been postponed indefinitely. PennDOT had given a reopening date of today but on Friday announced that repairs would take longer than anticipated. The bridge has been closed since a fire Sept. 2 damaged a 30-foot-long steel chord that supports tons of weight.
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Missing Pa. teen found dead

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Missing 13-year-old found dead in stream near Pa. home
A 13-year-old Pennsylvania girl whose disappearance sparked a two-day search was found dead in a stream near her Clarion home.
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Missing girl, 13, found dead near Pennsylvania river
Officials say the body of a 13-year-old girl who went missing last week has been found near a Pennsylvania river. Members of a volunteer fire department found the body of Shevy McGiffin on Sunday near the Clarion River, about 65 miles northeast of Pittsburgh. Police say they had been searching...
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Eyewitness 1966: Allegheny Center sought to lure back city shoppers
An hour of free parking was one of the selling points when the Allegheny Center Shopping Mall opened Sept. 12, 1966, on Pittsburgh’s North Side.
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