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 A tent city forms as students gather Thursday in preparation for the ESPN Game Day show at Mountainlair Green on the campus of West Virginia University in Morgantown.
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A tent city forms as students gather Thursday in preparation for the ESPN Game Day show at Mountainlair Green on the campus of West Virginia University in Morgantown.

WVU trying to keep a lid on postgame destruction

Officials and groups of students at WVU aim to keep after-game revelry from turning violent today.


Arrest made in Elliott homicide

Derek Scott Lee, 26, of Penn Hills, was being held in the Allegheny County Jail Friday night.



 2014 Voter Report card.

Fliers try to shame Democrats, indies into voting Tuesday

America Votes, a dark-money group aligned with the Democratic Party, has flooded Pittsburgh-area homes with get-out-the-vote mailings.



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Unsolved killing of Beaver County teen still haunts detective

Cases can go cold when police agencies don’t share information, a Beaver County detective said.


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Pittsburgh man charged in killing

The grand jury system is designed to protect witnesses in sensitive cases.



Animal shelter gets go-ahead to build facility in Homewood

Community members have agreed to a proposal from a local animal shelter to build a $15 million, 40,000-square-foot facility in Homewood.


 
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Robert Ferrante trial

Robert Ferrante, center, is flanked by his defense attorneys as he is escorted into a courtroom Oct. 23.
Follow one of the most scandalous trials in the history of Allegheny County: Robert Ferrante, a University of Pittsburgh researcher is accused of poisoning his wife, Dr. Autumn Marie Klein, a rising star in the field of neurology and obstetrics.

Mr. Ferrante denies any involvement.

Our reporter Paula Ward provides a day-by-day breakdown, latest findings and more. Also examine:

Case background and people involved

Evidence presented in the trial



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Obituary: Erin ‘Scratchy’ Hutter / Rare violinist who performed in classical and rock worlds

The classically trained musician added an adventurous element to the bands Boxstep, Deliberate Strangers and Parklane Drifters.




 



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