Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic in Oakland.
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Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic in Oakland.

Grand jury says Western Psych failed to cooperate with police in sexual assault cases

The report does not recommend criminal charges, but does advise training for employees as well as changes to state law.

Brrr ... a record low temperature for Pittsburgh region this morning

The low temperature broke the previous record for the date, 52 degrees, set in 1982.

Two killed in Westmoreland County crash on Route 981

Two people were ejected from the vehicle when it crashed near Substation Road around 4:30 a.m., according to county emergency officials.

 Mehboor Ohaudhry of Monroeville, left, lifts his hands in prayer Monday to close services for Eid al-Fitr at the Muslim Comunity Center of Greater Pittsburgh in Monroeville. The celebration marks the end of fasting during the month of Ramadan.

Muslim services mark the Eid, end of Ramadan

Congregants at the Muslim Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh celebrate Eid, keeping in mind those suffering in the Middle East.

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    For those who enjoy cooler weather, this week is Christmas in July

    If Monday felt unusually cool, that’s probably because it was. At 72 degrees, the high tied a record for that day set 140 years ago.

    Convicted dealer pleads guilty in second drug case

    Troy Dawkins, 46, who has addresses in Aliquippa and on the North Side, admitted to conspiracy to distribute heroin.


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