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 Bobby Zappala of Garfield reacts after he climbs back up into the seat of the dunk tank Tuesday during the National Night Out hosted by the Hazelwood Initiative along Second Avenue in Hazelwood.
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Bobby Zappala of Garfield reacts after he climbs back up into the seat of the dunk tank Tuesday during the National Night Out hosted by the Hazelwood Initiative along Second Avenue in Hazelwood.

Night Out events help communities, law enforcement foster strong relationships

Zone 4 Cmdr. Dan Herrmann says he’d like to see trust of his officers by everyone in Hazelwood.


Target store stabber likely to be sent to mental health facility at first

UPMC psychiatrist Abhishek Jain testified that Leon Raymond Walls said he hears voices and has delusional thoughts.



 From left, Bridget Smith-Avalon, a member of the dietary staff at Allegheny General Hospital, Lou Berry, a housekeeper at UPMC Montefiore, Paula Stellabotte, a nurse at UPMC Altoona, and Sharyce Greene, a nurse at AGH, speak about their efforts to unionize.

Allegheny General Hospital workers lend support to UPMC employees' unionization effort

The SEIU has had a very public battle trying to organize workers at UPMC, but organized more than 1,000 at AGH without a fight.



Baldwin man pleads in white supremacist bomb-making case

Eric Charles Smith, 37, of Macassar Road, entered the plea before U.S. District Judge Mark Hornak, who set sentencing for December.


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