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  1. 2Pac, Pearl Jam lead Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ballotRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 18, 2016 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    The late rapper Tupac Shakur and Seattle-based rockers Pearl Jam are among the first-time nominees on the ballot for induction next year into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. More than 800 artists, historians and music industry officials will vote.


  2. Infant dies after stroller plunges down elevator shaftRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 14, 2016 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A 6-year-old girl died Thursday morning after falling with her mother down an elevator shaft in a Brooklyn, New York, apartment building, according to police. "I heard the lady screaming," Hopeton Stewart, a building tenant, told CNN affiliate WABC.


  3. Former high school rebel, now head of U.S. education systemRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2016 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    U.S. Education Secretary John King believes in the power of second chances. If he hadn't been given one, he says he wouldn't be where he is today.


  4. A timeline of Anthony Weiner's sagaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 29, 2016 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    From the first explicit photos to his denial, resignation from Congress, bid for New York mayor and the latest scandal, here's a look at former Rep. Anthony Weiner's last few years in the spotlight: -- July 29, 2010: Weiner, a Democratic congressman from New York, gains national attention for an impassioned speech on the House floor about health care for 9/11 emergency responders. Videos of the speech go viral and catapult Weiner into the public spotlight. 1 comment

  5. Bedazzled Brooklyn brownstone draws sightseersRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Susan Gardner, artist and owner of this Brooklyn, New York, home started the display as therapy following the 9/11 attacks.


  6. Suspect charged in killings of NY imam, assistantRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2016 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A Brooklyn man has been charged with one count of first-degree murder and two counts of second-degree murder in connection with the shooting deaths of a New York imam and his assistant, prosecutors said Tuesday. The suspect, Oscar Morel, 35, was originally arrested Sunday night on charges related to a hit-and-run accident, New York police Chief of Detectives Bob Boyce said Monday night at a news conference.


  7. How Donald Trump brought Khizr Khan to the DNC stageRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 4, 2016 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    The first votes of the primary season were more than a month away but when Hillary Clinton was at the University of Minnesota in mid-December, she was already preparing to cast herself as the complete opposite of Donald Trump. "To all our Muslim American brothers and sisters: This is your country, too," Clinton said.


  8. Pokemon Go winner goes internationalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Brooklyn, New York native Nick Johnson has captured all 142 Pokemon in North America and will travel internationally to find the rest.


  9. Joey Chestnut back as top dog in July Fourth eating contestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2016 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    The contestants are on stage for the 100th annual Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest in the Coney Island neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York. Joey "Jaws" Chestnut chomped through the Coney Island contest record to reclaim his title as "Hot Dog Eating Champion of the World' on Monday.


  10. CNN's Reality Check Team vets Trump's claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 22, 2016 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Donald Trump on Wednesday gave a major speech attacking presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, and CNN's Reality Check Team put the billionaire's statements and assertions to the test. The team of reporters, researchers and editors across CNN listened throughout the speech and selected key statements, rating them true; mostly true; true, but misleading; false; or it's complicated. 19 comments

  11. Arrest made in shooting death of Cuomo aideRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    After months of searching for suspects, New York police have made an arrest in the shooting death of Carey Gabay, an aide to Gov. Andrew Cuomo who was shot to death before a parade last year. Micah Alleyne, 24, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder, criminal possession of a weapon and reckless endangerment relating to the September 2015 shooting, police said Friday.


  12. World's oldest person dies at 116Read the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Susannah Mushatt Jones, the world's oldest person, has died in New York, a Guinness World Records spokesman confirmed Friday. She was 116.


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