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 Courtney Keel, collections manager at the Heinz History Center, cleans up the sleigh used by Kate Soffel and the Biddle brothers in their escape from a Pittsburgh prison in 1902.
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Courtney Keel, collections manager at the Heinz History Center, cleans up the sleigh used by Kate Soffel and the Biddle brothers in their escape from a Pittsburgh prison in 1902.

Biddle Brothers' getaway sleigh featured on Travel Channel

Murderers Ed and Jack Biddle used the sleigh as part of their escape from Allegheny County Jail with the warden’s wife in January 1902.


Vet testifies that euthanized dog had no life-threatening issues

Officers who said Gisele Paris was belligerent and combative when they arrived at her home to investigate the case and later to arrest her.



 Juliann Maier, 46, of Ross, faces trial in Common Pleas Court on multiple charges including reckless endangerment and reckless driving.

Authority fires bus drivers over crash

Port Authority has fired two bus drivers who face criminal charges in connection with a Sept. 22 crash on the Parkway North.

  • Two-bus crash on I 279 in September / Raw video



  • County schools show little change in test scores

    The release of test scores for 2013-14 show that scores among the schools for the most part hovered close to where they were a year ago.


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