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 The Animal Rescue League will begin building its new facility at Hamilton and Dallas avenues in the spring, according to its executive director, Dan Rossi.
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The Animal Rescue League will begin building its new facility at Hamilton and Dallas avenues in the spring, according to its executive director, Dan Rossi.

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.


 Youngsters hold tiger masks during a reading of “Mr. Tiger Goes Wild” by Peter Brown at the Hyundai Club West Lounge of Heinz Field. The event was an attempt to set a record for the world's largest vocabulary lesson.

Children 'go wild' for record-setting national vocabulary lesson

PNC Grow Up Great celebrated its 10th anniversary with a vocabulary challenge — teaching the same lesson at the same time in 37 cities.



High school students learn about careers in business, politics

City Council members Corey O’Connor and Dan Gilman offer career advice to local high school students through the U Can B program.



County police search for teen wanted in Penn Hills shooting

Allegheny County police charged Tyler Goodnight, 17, with attempted homicide, aggravated assault and other crimes.


City


City Council approves more money for Pittsburgh Initiative to Reduce Crime

City Council approved an additional $125,000 for outreach services to individuals likely to become victims or perpetrators of violence.



Man arrested in connection with Hill District killing

A 24-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of a man in the Hill District this summer, police said.


 
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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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