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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.



 James Wargo of Beechview, a volunteer with the #1 Cochran car dealership, walks through the basement collecting toys for a participant of the Toys for Tots program on Friday at the Guardian Storage Solutions warehouse along Liberty Avenue in the Strip District.

Some Pittsburgh charities citing problems with Toys for Tots program

Agencies say hundreds of children might go without toys this year because of mixups by the Marine Corps Toys for Tots program.



 “There’s pent-up demand to go there,” Paul Busang, president of Gulliver's Travels, said of Cuba.

Cuba watchers in Pittsburgh cheer opening of trade relations, easing of travel restrictions

The easing of some restrictions will be “one of the best things to ever happen in the travel industry,” says one travel agent.


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    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.



    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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