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  1. McKeesport residents frustrated with abandoned homes throughout cityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | WPXI

    A woman from McKeesport reached out to Channel 11, frustrated with kids and animals going in and out of abandoned homes on her street. "Because this street is out of view, I don't think it's on anyone's radar," Angelique Bradley told Channel 11's Katherine Amenta .

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  2. Couple help save man on fire after highway crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 19 | WPXI

    Crews from multiple jurisdictions were called just after 3 p.m. to a report of an injury crash with two vehicles, including a semi, in fire, near the Edwin C. Moses Boulevard exit in the northbound lanes. Crews from multiple jurisdictions were called just after 3 p.m. to a report of an injury crash with two vehicles, including a semi, in fire, near the Edwin C. Moses Boulevard exit in the northbound lanes.

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  3. Police: Stolen car headed wrong way crashed into McKeesport-Duquesne BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | WPXI

    Channel 11's Jennifer Tomazic reports McKeesport police noticed the vehicle was speeding and going the wrong way on a one-way street shortly after 1:30 a.m. When police tried to stop the car, a passenger jumped out of the vehicle. The driver kept going and the car crashed into the bridge.

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  4. Woman, 25, dies after accident in North VersaillesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | WPXI

    A 25-year-old McKeesport woman died after an accident in North Versailles Sunday night.

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  5. McKeesport Police searching for missing 70-year-old womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 26, 2015 | WPXI

    The City of McKeesport Police Department is searching for a 70-year-old woman that walked away from her McKeesport home Sunday evening. Nittaya Dakins is reported to have dementia.

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  6. Cellphone video shows mother, daughters beating woman in McKeesportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | WPXI

    A local mother is behind bars accused of taking part in a fight outside Crawford Village in McKeesport with her two teenaged daughters that was caught on camera, police said Wednesday. According to McKeesport police, the mother and her two daughters can be seen in cellphone video that was posted online beating up another young woman. 12 comments

  7. Death penalty sought for man accused of setting McKeesport fire that killed 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | WPXI

    The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will seek the death penalty in the case of a man accused of intentionally setting a McKeesport house fire that killed six people and badly injured the intended target, Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala announced Tuesday. Ryan Williams was arrested in January in connection with the October 2014 blaze, which has since been ruled as arson.

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  8. Family: Bus driver dropped off man with severe disabilities at wrong houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | WPXI

    The family of an Allegheny County man with severe disabilities say he was dropped off at the wrong house and left alone after being discharged last Thursday from Riverside Care Center. "Oh, I was devastated.

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  9. Man pulled from sinkhole in McKeesportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | WPXI

    The man that fell into a sinkhole that opened up near the Dravosburg Bridge in McKeesport Saturday night has been rescued. According to a tweet sent out by Western PA Fire News, confined space rescue was needed and the man was down about ten feet into the hole.

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  10. Hearing set in 'revenge' fire that killed 6, but not targetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | WPXI

    A district judge must decide whether a man was set on revenge when he started a fire that killed everyone in the alleged target's home - six people in all - except for the target himself. Friday's preliminary hearing will determine whether there's enough evidence to send those charges - including six counts of criminal homicide - to trial in the case of 24-year-old Ryan Williams.

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  11. Family, friends remember 60-year-old man fatally shot in McKeesportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | WPXI

    Family and friends gathered Sunday for a vigil honoring a man shot to death in an alley in McKeesport. Brandon Barley, 60, was described by loved ones as a man who was always willing to lend a helping hand. 5 comments

  12. 'Armed and dangerous' man wanted in connection with 2 robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | WPXI

    Police are looking for a man considered to be "armed and dangerous" who has robbed two local convenience stores at gunpoint. Police in McKeesport and White Oak are searching for Tyler Lankford, 20, after he held up two separate stores this week.

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  13. Warrant out for arrest of suspect in Pittsburgh-area armed robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | WPXI

    A 20-year-old man is wanted by police in connection with two armed robberies, one in McKeesport and one in White Oak Borough. Two active warrants are out for the arrest of Tyler Lankford, who is also suspected in other armed robberies in McKeesport, according to authorities.

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  14. Hearing today in Pittsburgh-area 'revenge' fire that killed 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WPXI

    County police say a man set on revenge started a fire that killed everyone in the alleged target's home -- six people in all -- except for the target himself. And Wednesday, a district judge must decide whether there's enough evidence to send those charges -- including six counts of criminal homicide -- to trial in the case of 24-year-old Ryan Williams.

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  15. 60-year-old killed in McKeesport shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | WPXI

    One person was killed in a shooting Friday night in McKeesport. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office on Saturday identified the victim as Brandon Barley, 60. Police responded to the shooting about 9 p.m. Friday on Pope Alley, near Jenny Lind Street, where Barley was found with at least one gunshot wound.

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  16. 1 of 2 wanted for deadly McKeesport shooting arrested in W. Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | WPXI

    One of two men wanted in connection with a shooting in McKeesport last Tuesday that left one dead and two injured was arrested in West Virginia Monday, according to United States Marshal Steve Frank. Members of the United States Marshals Service Mountain State Fugitive Task Force apprehended Roman Jones, 23, in Shinnston, West Virginia, around 12:30 p.m. Monday.

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  17. 1 killed, 2 hurt in McKeesport shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | WPXI

    Allegheny County police said the shooting started at Ohio and Brownlee streets, where the man and two women were hit. Officers said the male victim then tried running away from the scene, but detectives believe the shooters chased him down and continued to fire shots at him.

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  18. Police: Safe found during traffic stop contained heroin, cocaineRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | WPXI

    A safe containing heroin and cocaine was discovered during a traffic stop in McKeesport earlier this month, police said. McKeesport police narcotic's detectives were working a joint investigation with agents from the United States Marshal's Office and the Allegheny County Narcotics Enforcement Team on Jan. 8, when the traffic stop was made.

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  19. McKeesport police seek driver accused of seriously hurting pedestrianRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | WPXI

    McKeesport police are searching for the driver of a gold Volvo they say was involved in a pedestrian accident over the weekend. The Volvo was last seen heading east on Lyle Boulevard.

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  20. Several hurt in crash near Mansfield BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | WPXI

    Four people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash near the Mansfield Bridge early Saturday morning in McKeesport. Emergency responders were called to the scene about 4 a.m. Officials said two people were thrown from the vehicle.

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