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 Shelley Leininger, 50, holds a picture of herself and son Timothy at her home in Ross Township on Friday. Shelley's son, Timothy Leininger, 27, was pronounced dead Thursday at UPMC Mercy Hospital after being jailed at Allegheny County Jail.
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Shelley Leininger, 50, holds a picture of herself and son Timothy at her home in Ross Township on Friday. Shelley's son, Timothy Leininger, 27, was pronounced dead Thursday at UPMC Mercy Hospital after being jailed at Allegheny County Jail.

Allegheny County won't renew jail medical contract after deaths of two more inmates

On Thursday, Timothy Leininger, 27, was pronounced dead at UPMC Mercy, and Monty Crawford, 23, died at the jail.


 Search warrants served on the district Tuesday sought student and staff records dating to 2007.

Grand jury hears evidence in Plum High sex inquiry

The grand jury is looking into whether administrators and staff members knew of inappropriate relationships between teachers and students.



 Eric Crawford leaves the courtroom after testifying in the preliminary hearing for Hubert Wingate in the death of Andre "Pokie" Gray.

Homewood man ordered to stand trial in Lawrenceville man's death

Hubert Wingate, 30, faces charges of homicide, arson and other crimes in the death of Andre Gray, 34.



 Pittsburgh police assistant chief Scott Schubert, center, Chief Cameron McLay (standing) and other police officers listen as Bill Meeks of Leadership in Police Organizations gives a lecture at the Police Leadership and Training program at the Pittsburgh police headquarters on Friday.

First round of Pittsburgh police graduates from leadership training

Chief Cameron McLay has said he wants every Pittsburgh officer to eventually go through the program.


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    Frost advisory, freeze warning posted for Western Pennsylvania

    Temperatures in Pittsburgh were expected to descend into the mid-30s overnight before rebounding to a high of 70 on Saturday.



    'Honor escort' at Pittsburgh VAs begins new rite when veterans die

    A new "Honors Escort" program will include draping an American flag on the gurney carrying a deceased veteran with escorts by its side.


     



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