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 In this Sept. 1, 2014, file photo, Jeffrey Fowle, an American who was detained in North Korea, speaks to the Associated Press in Pyongyang, North Korea.
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In this Sept. 1, 2014, file photo, Jeffrey Fowle, an American who was detained in North Korea, speaks to the Associated Press in Pyongyang, North Korea.

North Korean detainee lands back home in Ohio

Jeffrey Fowle arrived in North Korea on April 29 and was arrested in May for leaving a Bible at the nightclub.


 Melanie Carter of Homewood attends a town hall event Tuesday night at Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy with a group decrying violence against women in the community.

Residents give Pittsburgh leaders an earful on police issues

About 200 attended the eighth Mayor’s Night Out town hall, giving community members one-on-one access to about a dozen city leaders.



Several I-79 ramps in Marshall to close overnight starting today

Tonight the northbound I-79 off-ramp to the turnpike, the northbound off-ramp to Route 228 and the turnpike ramp to northbound I-79 close.



 Darlene Harris

Councilwoman fights money move from North Side center

Pittsburgh Councilwoman Darlene Harris said it’s “unfair” to move $1.6 million from a delayed community center to an Uptown transit study.


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Young Preservationists cite Pittsburgh region places to save

The Young Preservationists Association’s annual list of 10 preservation opportunities names a McKees Rocks theater and an optical factory.



Journalist Sasha Abramsky to speak on poverty issues

Sasha Abramsky will speak Wednesday at a Just Harvest dinner Downtown.


 
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Robert Ferrante trial

Allegheny County Courthouse
Jury selection has begun in the case of Robert Ferrante, a University of Pittsburgh researcher accused of killing his wife, Dr. Autumn Marie Klein, a rising star in the field of neurology and obstetrics. Mr. Ferrante denies any involvement.

As the trial develops over the coming weeks, examine the background and people involved right here.



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    Morgantown police using social media photos to nab rioters

    Morgantown police have arrested five people in connection with what they described as “riots” after WVU’s victory Saturday against Baylor.



    Legal claims settled in abuse cases at Johnstown Catholic high school

    Students said they were abused by Brother Stephen Baker, who worked at the school from 1992 to 2001.


     



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