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  1. Police surround home with bomb threat suspect, woman insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | Philly.com

    A man wanted for violating his probation after he was convicted of holding hostages by pretending to have a bomb at a bank in 2008 has surrendered after spending nearly eight hours refusing to come out of a western Pennsylvania residence surrounded by state police Friday. The suspect, Charles Cottle, 45, of West Homestead, was brought out in handcuffs shortly before 3 p.m. after state police troopers first escorted a handcuffed woman from the apartment in Hempfield Township.

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  2. Police surround home with bomb threat suspect, woman insideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... POLICE SAY THAT COUPLE IS INSIDE THIS APARTMENT WITH HIS FEMALE FRIEND. SHE WAS ALSO WITH HIM BACK IN 2014 IN WEST HOMESTEAD FOR A STANDOFF THERE. BOTH OF THOSE INCIDENTS IN 2014 AND THEN ANOTHER STANDOFF IN 2008 INVOLVING COSTAL ENDED PEACEFULLY. ...

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  3. Police: Teens gathering at Waterfront after Monroeville Mall restrictionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Police in Homestead said they have been increasing patrols at the Waterfront, along with officers from West Homestead and Munhall, since large groups of teenagers began gathering a few weeks ago. Homestead Police Chief Jeffrey DeSimone said they added seven cars to patrol the shopping area last weekend and had no major issues, but the week prior, he said seven or eight arrests were made and an officer was injured.

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  4. New teachers' contract approved unanimously by Steel Valley school boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... eement." The union represents 134 teachers and education specialists. The district, which includes Homestead, West Homestead and Munhall, has an enrollment of 1,537 students.

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  5. Teachers OK tentative pact with Steel Valley School DistrictRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... headed off what would have been a strike this week in the 1,637-student district that includes Homestead, West Homestead and Munhall. This afternoon's meeting lasted about half an hour. The union had briefed members on the tentative deal yesterday ...

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  6. Meeting today in Steel Valley aims to head off teacher strikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    ... en announced that there would be no school on Monday and possibly all week. The district comprises Homestead, West Homestead and Munhall. Its 133 teachers, nurses and counselors have been without a contract since August.

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  7. Steel Valley School District cancels Monday classes due to strike planRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The Steel Valley School District late today canceled classes until further notice after the teachers union, citing lack of progress in talks, notified it of plans to strike Monday if talks were not resolved. The district, encompasses Homestead, West Homestead and Munhall, and its 133 teachers, nurses and counselors have been without a contract since Aug. 19, officials said.

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  8. Women's Basketball @ Washington & Jefferson (PAC Championship...Read the original story

    Feb 25, 2015 | Westminster College

    ... times for the remainder of the half. The latest came at the 4:15 mark when first-year Danielle Dindak (West Homestead, PA / Serra Catholic) made a layup bringing the score to 30-28. The Presidents led by as much as 11 points (39-28) with 1:30 ...

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  9. Women's Basketball: Titans Fall at BethanyRead the original story

    Feb 10, 2015 | Westminster College

    ... the Titan offense with 13 points. First-years Kristine Fromknecht (Erie, PA / McDowell) and Danielle Dindak (West Homestead, PA / Serra Catholic) added eight and seven points, respectively. Borts and first-year Baylee Felger (Petersburg, OH / ...

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  10. Women's Basketball @ Saint Vincent* - L, 87-54Read the original story

    Feb 7, 2015 | Westminster College

    ... PA / Mount Lebanon) and Grandy led the Titan offense with 12 points each. First-year Danielle Dindak (West Homestead, PA / Serra Catholic) added a career-high eight points. First-year Paige Quinn (Pittsburgh, PA / Shaler) led on the glass with a ...

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  11. Steel Valley School District honors 49ers coach Jim TomsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    ... coach to head coach in mid-January after a national search. Mr. Tomsula, 46, now of San Jose, Calif, is a West Homestead native who played football at Steel Valley and Catawba College. He was an assistant coach in the Woodland Hills School District. ...

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  12. Ironman legacy endures in new 49ers coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    When the San Francisco 49ers announced the hiring of West Homestead native Jim Tomsula last week, Steel Valley schools superintendent Ed Wehrer sent Tomsula a two-word text to his friend and former teammate. Tomsula continues to carry on a tradition of Ironmen in the NFL.

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  13. Blaze tears through block of Homestead business districtRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... DEBRIS TO FIGURE OUT WHAT EXACTLY STARTED THIS FIRE. WE ARE JUST A FEW MILES DOWN THE FROED THAT SCENE AT THE WEST HOMESTEAD POLICE DEPARTMENT. IT IS HERE THIS THEY HAVE ONE MAN IN CUSTODY. THEY WANT TO QUESTION THIS MAN AS PART OF THE INVESTIGATIVE ...

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  14. West Homestead Water Main BreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ALLEGHENY COUNTY FIRE MARSHAL. I'M AMBER NICOTRA. CUSTOMERS WITHOUT WATER AFTER A WATER MAIN BREAK IN WEST HOMESTEAD.

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  15. Crews working to repair water main in West HomesteadRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 19, 2015 | WPXI

    Crews are working to repair a water main break that is affecting residents in West Homestead. The break happened about 5 a.m. on Overdale Road.

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  16. Water main break causes icy conditions in MunhallRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 | WPXI

    Channel 11 News was on West Homestead-Duquesne Road at the intersection of Calvert Street as water streamed out on the roadway. Channel 11's Lori Houy reported that some areas of the road were iced over as the water continued to flow.

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  17. Steel Valley's Jim Tomsula named 49ers coachRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    The San Francisco 49ers promoted longtime defensive line coach Jim Tomsula to head coach Wednesday, going with a familiar face after a national search that took more than two weeks and ended right in house. Tomsula, 46, is a West Homestead native, played at Steel Valley High School and was an assistant coach at Woodland Hills.

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  18. Single mother of twins in West Homestead gives back as a social workerRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    On a recent Wednesday night, Ashley Menefee and her twin daughters settled in for a game of Uno at their apartment in West Homestead. Such simple moments can be hard to come by: Ms.

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  19. Pittsburgh constables charged with assaulting woman over parking ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | PennLive.com

    ... constables refused to speak with him and, Peyton claims, smacked the phone out of her hand. That official, West Homestead police Chief Christopher Deasy, told investigators he heard screaming and crying over the phone and a man's voice saying, "Shut ...

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  20. Constables accused of roughing up woman on parking ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... attorney's office says the constables knocked the phone out of the woman's hand after she called her cousin, West Homestead Police Chief Christopher Deasy, to intervene on her behalf during the Oct. 14 incident, according to a criminal complaint ...

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