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  1. Police: Probation officer coerced women under his supervision into sex, sending inappropriate textsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... that he is married. Jane Doe #2 alleged that Mullen arranged a meeting with her at the Walgreen's parking lot in Wilkinsburg and told her she could skip DUI classes if she paid him $250. Jane Doe #3 stated that she was assigned a female probation ...

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  2. Boy, 15, arrested as part of heavily-armed heroin distribution ring in Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    A drug raid in western Pennsylvania netted both raw heroin and heavy firearms, as well as one very young alleged heroin-peddler: a 15-year-old boy. A Tuesday morning drug raid in the western Pennsylvania town of Wilkinsburg netted both raw heroin and heavy firearms, as well as one very young alleged heroin-peddler: a 15-year-old boy.

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  3. Wilkinsburg Bust Leads To Drugs, Guns, 3 ArrestsRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... as well as Pitt Football and Men's Basketball. The Fan also features live and local programming, 7-days [...] WILKINSBURG (KDKA) - Police found guns and drugs inside a Wilkinsburg home Wednesday after complaints from neighbors led them to ...

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  4. Doyle Leads Local Rally For Congressional Action On Gun ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CBS Local

    ... Speaker will allow a vote. "You know every time there's a tragedy in America - and we saw one here recently in Wilkinsburg - we get a moment of silence on the House floor and then nothing happens," says Doyle. "There was a frustration mounting that ...

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  5. 'Target' in cookout ambush that killed 6 now wanted himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Progress

    ... traffic stop. Twenty-nine-year-old Cheron Shelton and 27-year-old Robert Thomas were charged last week in the Wilkinsburg massacre on March 9. Allegheny County authorities say they wanted to kill Powell because they believe he murdered Shelton's ...

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  6. Search on for victim in Wilkinsburg shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | O-R Online

    ... or submit a complaint. The man authorities believe may have been the intended target of a mass shooting in Wilkinsburg failed to appear before a Washington County judge on drug charges in a separate case. Judge Valerie Costanzo signed a bench ...

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  7. Wee-hour hit-and-run leaves Pa. woman dead; family searching for driverRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | PennLive.com

    ... WPXI. "It's not right for family and friends, (and) everyone that loved her not to have answers." McChesney, of Wilkinsburg, Pa., suffered brain damage and a collapsed lung and she died hours after being struck at UPMC Presbyterian.

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  8. Arrest warrant issued for believed target of Wilkinsburg backyard massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    The man who police have said was the target of a backyard ambush that killed several family members in Wilkinsburg is now wanted, and his whereabouts are unknown. ISSUED.

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  9. DA wants to move place, date of hearing for ambush suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | New Jersey Herald

    ... n and 27-year-old Robert Thomas, among other concerns. The men are accused of shooting up the March 9 cookout in Wilkinsburg while gunning for a man they believe killed Shelton's best friend in 2013. That man was wounded but survived.

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  10. DA wants to move place, date of hearing for backyard ambush suspectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 28 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... to move Friday's hearing from Pittsburgh Municipal Court to the county courthouse instead. Video: Family of Wilkinsburg mass shooting victims respond to charges Prosecutors are concerned that someone may try to retaliate against the suspects, ...

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  11. Victims' Families React To Charges In Wilkinsburg ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | CBS Local

    ... features live and local programming, 7-days [...] PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - The families affected by the massacre in Wilkinsburg are reacting to the charges that were filed this past week. Killed in the shooting were 25-year-old Chanetta Powell, who was 8 ...

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  12. Police work: At last, suspects in the savage Wilkinsburg attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | Post-gazette.com

    On March 9, five adults and an unborn child were mowed down by two assailants during a backyard barbecue in Wilkinsburg. One of the killers fired 30 times from an assault-style weapon into the panicked crowd, who rushed to escape into the house after hearing the initial shots from the killer's partner.

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  13. Car crashes into building in WilkinsburgRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 26 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ON. AND NOW TO THIS ACCIDENT, IN WILKINSBURG OVERNIGHT, A CAR CRASHED RIGHT INTO A BUILDING. THIS WAS THE SCENE ALONG MONTIER STREET.

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  14. June 25, 2016The old saw has it that if you give people enough rope, theya ll hang themselves.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | O-R Online

    ... anchor at WTAE-TV, who lost her job earlier this year after a posting on Facebook about a backyard ambush in Wilkinsburg that many people took to be dimwitted at best and racist at worst. Bell crept back into the headlines last week when she sued ...

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  15. TV Anchor Says Firing Was Racially MotivatedRead the original story

    Friday Jun 24 | Courthouse News Service

    ... hoped would generate buzz. That's when things went south, she says. Bell was covering a mass shooting in Wilkinsburg, Pa. in which six people were killed last March, prompting her to post on her page: "you needn't be a criminal profiler to draw a ...

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  16. Two charged in Pa. shooting that killed five, pregnant womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | New York Daily News

    ... 8-months pregnant. Police said a Facebook post tipped the men off to Lamont Powell's presence at the party in Wilkinsburg, a suburb near Pittsburgh. Robert Thomas is charged with six counts of homicide after police said he fired a pistol into a ...

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  17. Two men charged in Pittsburgh shooting ambushRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | WPMT-TV York

    WPXI reports that the two men who were named suspects in the cookout ambush that killed five adults and an unborn child in Wilkinsburg earlier this year were charged in the case on Thursday. Cheron Shelton, 29, and Robert Thomas, 27, were both charged with criminal homicide, aggravated assault, reckless endangerment, criminal conspiracy and attempted homicide.

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  18. Bishop Zubik calls for controls on gun purchasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | Post-gazette.com

    ... the bodies carried from a South Carolina Bible study, to the murder of family members in their own back yard in Wilkinsburg, we have all witnessed the horror of gun violence," said Bishop Zubik, the spiritual leader of the region's largest religious ...

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  19. Bishop Zubik calls for increased gun control laws in light of recent tragediesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | WPXI

    "From the blood-stained floor of a gay night club in Orlando, to the bodies carried from a South Carolina Bible study, to the murder of family members in their own back yard in Wilkinsburg, we have all witnessed the horror of gun violence. It is time for us as a nation to require at least as much from those purchasing guns as we expect from those making application for a driver's license.

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  20. Bishop Zubik Calls For More Gun ControlRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 24 | CBS Local

    ... the bodies carried from a South Carolina Bible study, to the murder of family members in their own back yard in Wilkinsburg, we have all witnessed the horror of gun violence." Bishop Zubik writes that we should require at least as much from those ...

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