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 The Thursday deaths are the third and fourth of an Allegheny County Jail inmate this year.
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The Thursday deaths are the third and fourth of an Allegheny County Jail inmate this year.

Two Allegheny County inmates reported dead

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


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.



 State police said Michael J. Lowrey had this black pistol in his hand when he was confronted and refused to drop it.

Trooper shoots, kills burglary suspect in Somerset grocery

The shooting occurred about 4 a.m. as troopers encountered the man inside the Save-A-Lot in Somerset.


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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.



Feds bust 38 in major heroin ring, move to seize homes, cars, cash

A 54-count indictment names 38 people, each charged with heroin distribution, weapons possession by convicted felons and money laundering.


 
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    Teen summer job program aimed at low-income youth in Allegheny County

    The Learn and Earn Summer Youth Employment program hopes to employ 2,000 students this summer.



    Could slot machines be headed to Pennsylvania's international airports?

    State Rep. Nick Kotik, D-Coraopolis, said he intends to introduce a bill that would allow the installation of slot machines.


     



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