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  1. August Wilson Center in Pittsburgh names new CEORead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 20 | New Jersey Herald

    Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald congratulates Janis Burley Wilson after she was introduced as the new president and CEO of the August Wilson Center in Pittsburgh, Pa., Thursday, July 20, 2017. The August Wilson Center for African American Culture is a non-profit organization that presents theatre and music performances and visual arts programs.

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  2. Man charged in 2014 slaying of Pittsburgh market ownerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 1 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities say a man has been arrested in the shooting death of a Pittsburgh market owner and the wounding of a female witness three years ago. A federal marshals task force and Pittsburgh police arrested 43-year-old Lee Boozer in the May 2014 slaying of 50-year-old Darryl Terry at the Allendale Market in the Sheraden section of the city.

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  3. Teenager slain in Pittsburgh, 4 arrested after standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | New Jersey Herald

    Police say a teenager was found shot to death in Pittsburgh and four people were taken into custody nearby, two after a standoff that lasted for hours. Officers and paramedics were called to the Lincoln-Lemington neighborhood shortly after 3 p.m. Friday and found the 17-year-old youth lying in the street.

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  4. Report of kayak over dam near Pittsburgh was likely just logRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Reports of a kayak going over a dam on the Allegheny River near Pittsburgh were probably a false alarm spawned by someone who saw a log instead. Rescue crews for Allegheny County were called to the river near the Highland Park Bridge about 6 p.m. Thursday.

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  5. Downed power line ignites gas leak; 40 homes affectedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Residents of about 40 homes near Pittsburgh have been forced to stay inside after a downed power line ignited a leaking natural gas line, prompting an explosion and fire. A tree downed by lightning is being blamed for knocking down the wire early Monday, just after midnight.

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  6. The Latest: 650,000 celebrate at Penguins Stanley Cup paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Pittsburgh Penguins fans wait for the start of the Penguins' NHL hockey Stanley Cup victory parade in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, June 14, 2017. Pittsburgh Penguins fans waits for the start of the Penguins' NHL hockey Stanley Cup victory parade in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, June 14, 2017.

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  7. Pittsburgh hosts parade for Penguins' Stanley Cup winRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Hundreds of fans already have lined up along downtown Pittsburgh streets and in Point State Park for a parade to celebrate the Penguins' Stanley Cup championship. Planners say as many as 500,000 people could turn out Wednesday, surpassing the 400,000 who attended last year's celebration, which was the biggest for any of the team's five Stanley Cup championships.

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  8. Man being sought in Pittsburgh homicide arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities have arrested a man wanted for nine months in the shooting death of a man in Pittsburgh's Crafton Heights section. Officials said Wednesday that 34-year-old Julius Stackhouse was taken into custody without incident by city police and a federal marshals fugitive task force.

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  9. Once rare, cremation is becoming the new normRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    ADVANCED FOR RELEASE SATURDAY, JUNE 3, 2017 A viewing room for watching the cremation process at the Beinhauer Funeral Home Friday, May 19, 2017, in Beechview, a neighborhood in Pittsburgh. With the rise in cremations, Beinhauer Funeral Home, which has been doing cremations since the 1920's, renovated a viewing room to give family members the opportunity to be more involved in the cremation process.

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  10. Man fatally wounded inside overturned Pittsburgh vehicleRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    A Pittsburgh man found critically wounded in his overturned sport-utility vehicle has died, and police have been searching for whoever shot him. Officers found him with at least one gunshot wound when they responded to the crash about 12:20 a.m. Friday.

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  11. Police: Shooting inside Pittsburgh bar kills man, 25Read the original story w/Photo

    May 21, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Officials said a passer-by told an officer working a detail at a nearby South Side bar that shots were fired inside the Rowdy Buck bar shortly after 12:30 a.m. Sunday. Officers found a man on the sidewalk with what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds to the abdomen.

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  12. Woman who drove off Pittsburgh railroad bridge identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities in western Pennsylvania have released the name of a woman who died after her sport utility vehicle plunged 70 feet off a railroad bridge in Pittsburgh into the Ohio River. The Allegheny County medical examiner's office said 44-year-old Lisa Patterson of the city's Bloomfield neighborhood drowned after the car went off the Norfolk Southern Bridge just after 2 p.m. Thursday.

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  13. Amid opioid epidemic, paramedics feel the weight of tragedyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    ADVANCE FOR USE SATURDAY, MAY 20 - In this May 5, 2017 photo, Thomas Alexander reacts after he found a guest dead inside his home from a heroin overdose in Pittsburgh's Brookline neighborhood Pittsburgh paramedics with Medic 8 supposed the girl was choking on her food as they raced to the address in Beechview. But paramedics with Medic 2 got to the home first and sent out an update over the air: The girl showed telltale signs of heroin use.

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  14. Girl killed in crash involving reversed vehicle on parkwayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    A 2-year-old girl has died in a crash on Interstate 279 near Pittsburgh that involved one of two vehicles driving in reverse. State police say the crash happened about 1 a.m. Thursday near the Perrysville Avenue ramp in the northbound lanes of the highway known locally as the Parkway North.

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  15. Church-turned-nightclub makes comeback as worship siteRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    A brick structure on Penn Avenue in the Strip District, most recently known as the Altar Bar, is about to undergo an unusual reversal of fortunes. Built as a Catholic church that served an ethnic Slovak congregation for much of the 20th century, the building had a 15-year run as a nightclub and a concert venue.

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  16. Man knocking on doors shoots 2 men in Pittsburgh suburbRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Allegheny County police are trying to find a man who went knocking on doors in a Pittsburgh suburb and shot two young males in the process. Police say the suspect may be a black man seen getting into a white car - possibly with Ohio plates - that drove away from Mount Oliver after the shots were reported about 11 p.m. Monday.

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  17. The Latest: Woman killed in high-rise fire is identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Firemen stand behind broken windows on the backside of Midtown Towers facing Penn Ave. in downtown Pittsburgh, Pa., where most of the exterior bricks were stained by smoke and flames early Monday, May 15, 2017. Arson and homicide investigators were at the scene to determine the cause of the blaze that forced more than 100 residents to be evacuated from Midtown Towers, a 17-story building that houses apartments on its upper floors and a convenience store on its ground floor.

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  18. 3 plead to 3rd-degree murder in drug deal slaying caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Three people have pleaded guilty to third-degree murder in the kidnapping and slaying of a Pittsburgh man last year that authorities said stemmed from a drug deal gone bad. Twenty-two-year-old Mitchell Coles, 21-year-old Johnnie Raines and 25-year-old Erica Harris also all pleaded guilty Monday in Allegheny County to kidnapping and conspiracy in the death of 21-year-old Saevon Scott-Ponder.

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  19. Fire destroys vacant buildings; no injuries reportedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a smoky fire destroyed a row of three vacant buildings in Pittsburgh, but no injuries were reported. The city's public safety department said the blaze in the Mount Washington neighborhood was reported at about 12:30 p.m. Sunday.

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  20. Laborer's electrocution death in Pittsburgh ruled accidentalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 | New Jersey Herald

    Authorities in western Pennsylvania say the death of a laborer who came into contact with electricity while working on a Pittsburgh home has been ruled accidental. The Allegheny County medical examiner's office said Saturday that 21-year-old Dakota Marshall of Ford City was electrocuted Thursday in the home in the city's Shadyside neighborhood.

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