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  1. DA: No detectors found after 6 died in house fireRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    Officials say they found no smoke detectors in a home where six people, including four children, died in a fire last month. Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala Jr. says investigators are still trying to pinpoint the cause of the fire in McKeesport.

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  2. Fire that killed 6 began downstairs; cause unclearRead the original story

    Oct 20, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    A house fire that killed four children, their mother and their stepgrandfather began in the downstairs living room, but its cause remained unclear, a public safety official said Monday. Alvin Henderson, chief of emergency services in Allegheny County, said crews were focusing on that room as they searched for the precise location and cause of Saturday's fire in McKeesport, about 10 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.

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  3. Coroner: 6 fire victims died of smoke inhalationRead the original story

    Oct 19, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities say four children and two adults killed in a western Pennsylvania house fire died of acute smoke and fume inhalation. The Allegheny County medical examiner's office released autopsy results Sunday.

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  4. Family identify 4 kids, 2 adults killed in blazeRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    The sole survivor of a deadly house fire in western Pennsylvania lost his new wife, her four young children and his disabled father in the Saturday morning blaze after the recently married couple tried to save their loved ones, family members said. The fire in the Pittsburgh suburb of McKeesport claimed the lives of Hope Jordan and four children ages 2 to 7, as well as the surviving victim's paralyzed father, according to family members.

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  5. Officials: 4 children, 2 adults die in house fireRead the original story

    Oct 18, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    Two adults were also killed in the fire in McKeesport said Allegheny County emergency services chief Alvin Henderson. Local firefighters could see the glow in the sky as they answered the call shortly before 7 a.m., he said.

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  6. Correction: Retired Priest-Abuse storyRead the original story

    Aug 20, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    In a story Aug. 18 about a retired priest accused of molesting a child in the early 1960s in western Pennsylvania, The Associated Press reported erroneously that he now resides at a home for retired priests in the Boston area.

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  7. Boston priest. 86, accused of Pennsylvania abuseRead the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    Pittsburgh's bishop has notified parishioners that a retired priest now living in Boston has been accused of molesting a child at a western Pennsylvania parish where he served in 1962 and 1963.

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  8. 1 killed, 1 wounded at Pa. home being remodeledRead the original story

    Jul 23, 2014 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a contractor was shot to death and a man he worked with was injured outside a vacant home being remodeled in Pittsburgh.

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