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Police probing man's arrest death at Pa. hospital
Pittsburgh police are investigating the death of a man during his arrest by a University of Pittsburgh police officer at one of the school's affiliated hospitals.
Sculptor teams with high-school kids for anti-violence projects
"When you introduce something through art," says Pittsburgh sculptor Blaine Siegel, "you're opening a different perception, a different doorway.
Murder reflects plight of ex-Mayview patients
One night, perhaps a couple of years after she was released from Mayview State Hospital, Julia Mae Dias called her sister to say someone was staring into her living-room window.
Pittsburgh suburbs suffering poverty at high rate
Poverty is growing at a faster rate in the suburbs than in the cities, and the Pittsburgh area is ahead of the curve -- but not in a good way.
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McKees Rocks and Wilkinsburg win $6 million in development funding
Thanks to the Strengthening Communities Partnership program designed by the Allegheny Conference on Community Development, community development corporations in two struggling municipalities adjoining Pittsburgh will receive $500,000 each for the next three years.