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  1. Inmate charged with pulling 'shank' on Allegheny Co. jail guard Source: WPXIRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | WPXI

    ... negotiating with a guard. He pleaded guilty in 2011 to shooting a man and a 3-month-old during a 2007 robbery in Wilkinsburg and was sentenced to 15 to 30 years in prison.

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  2. Police looking for 2 men accused of kidnapping, robbing zTrip driver Source: WPXIRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | WPXI

    ... a domestic so I stayed out of it," a resident in the area said. Police said a man flagged down a zTrip driver in Wilkinsburg. The ride turned dangerous when the passenger asked the driver to make a quick stop in Homewood. The men put the gun to the ...

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  3. Man arrested in shooting death of man outside mosqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 27 | The Progress

    Allegheny County homicide investigators say 29-year-old Dwayne Lamar Tolbert-McGhee was shot about 1:45 p.m. Friday in Wilkinsburg and later died at a hospital. Police say a witness told investigators that he was inside the nearby Muhammad Mosque and went outside after hearing the shots to see the victim lying against a truck.

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  4. Arrest made in fatal shooting of man outside Wilkinsburg mosque Source: WPXIRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 26 | WPXI

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  5. Man charged with homicide in robbery suspect's deathRead the original story

    Saturday May 26 | WOGY-AM Pittston

    Authorities say homicide and other charges have been filed against a man in the shooting death of a woman in Pittsburgh even though the defendant wasn't the one who shot her. Twenty-six-year-old Desmond Lyons of Wilkinsburg is accused of having conspired with 27-year-old Mia Green to rob another man.

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  6. I messed up': Man taken into custody after SWAT situation Source: WPXIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | WPXI

    Dwayne Owens did not shy away from cameras as he was walked out of the Wilkinsburg Police Department on Wednesday night, shortly after being arrested. "I got surprised, that's what happened.

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  7. Man taken into custody following SWAT situation in Wilkinsburg Source: WPXIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 24 | WPXI

    Dwayne Owens did not shy away from cameras as he was walked out of the Wilkinsburg Police Department on Wednesday night, shortly after being arrested. "I got surprised, that's what happened.

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  8. Protohaven announces expansion, $165K grantRead the original story

    May 18, 2018 | Business Journal

    ... when TechShop Pittsburgh closed its doors and the organization formed, relocating to 214 N. Trenton Ave. in Wilkinsburg. Now, it is adding 6,000 square feet of workshop space and 1,500 square feet of project space to the existing 3,000 square ...

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  9. FBI searches Ross Township apartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | WPXI

    ... of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Pittsburgh Bureau of Police, Allegheny County Sheriff's Office, Wilkinsburg Police Department, and Pennsylvania Attorney General's Office, executed a Federal search warrant at 510 Bellwood Drive, ...

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  10. Frustrated Eicher resigns as Mustangs coachRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2018 | Trading Post

    ... r allegations of improper treatment of players. Rita A. Popovich, 73, of Strongsville, was born July 21, 1944 in Wilkinsburg, PA to the late Oliver and Viola (nee Capone) Davidson, and passed away Thursday, April 26, 2018.

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  11. Burglar alarm inadvertently leads authorities to drug bust Source: WPXIRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | WPXI

    WILKINS TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Wilkins Township police responded to a burglar alarm Tuesday night where they stumbled upon drugs, guns and a lot of cash.

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  12. In The Lead 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2018 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Dedication to homegrown food helped make The Porch one of the first to get a platinum designation from Sustainable Pittsburgh Restaurants. Tamiah Bridgett, a licensed cosmetologist from Wilkinsburg, is working on a hair dryer designed for those with curly or textured hair.

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  13. Man found shot dead in alley; help from public soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    Police are asking for help from the public in investigating the homicide of a man found shot to death in an alley in a borough near Pittsburgh. Allegheny County homicide investigators said emergency responders were notified about an unresponsive man in the Wilkinsburg alley at about 6:40 p.m. Saturday.

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  14. Man found shot dead in alley; help from public sought Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 8, 2018 | WPXI

    ... Visit us and sign in to update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. WILKINSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Police are asking for help from the public in investigating the homicide of a man found shot to death in an alley in ...

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  15. Police searching for missing 'endangered' teenager Source: WPXIRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2018 | WPXI

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  16. Mon Valley Chamber plans 'roast and toast'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2018 | O-R Online

    ... Jazzy Boutique; Tom Villella, Villella Remodeling; Donna Angelo, MVRCC & SPHS; Donn Henderson, Borough of Wilkinsburg; Tim Keefer, brother-in-law and head basketball coach at Carlow University; Denise Mornak, Mornak Excavation; Justin Forlini, ...

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  17. Shooting in Wilkinsburg leaves man in critical condition Source: WPXIRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2018 | WPXI

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  18. Off-duty, cigarette smoking white cop tackles, handcuffs black womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... behaving like an animal,' the manager said to Carter and the children, proceeding to make his way closer to the Wilkinsburg, Pennslvanbia, native. Kelly tells the woman that she is 'defiant trespassing' after she tells him that she isn't leaving and ...

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  19. Mother can't stop mold from growing in apartment, hurting sonRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | WPXI

    WILKINSBURG, Pa. - A Wilkinsburg woman says she can't stop mold from spreading in her apartment, and now it's hurting her son.

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  20. PA: Port Authority CEO Rethinks Scrapping Mon Valley Service to Downtown PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 8, 2018 | Mass Transit

    ... the agency's planned Bus Rapid Transit system begins operating. It has been signed by the borough councils of Wilkinsburg, Rankin, East Pittsburgh, North Braddock and Swissvale and Duquesne City Council. The mayors of Homestead, Duquesne, North ...

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