Allegheny County Newswire

Allegheny County Newswire

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  1. Man faces local, federal charges for ramming truck through Pittsburgh FBI gateRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    A man who crashed a dump truck through the entrance gate at the FBI headquarters on Pittsburgh's South Side is being held in the Allegheny County Jail. N, YOU LEARNED THE SUSPECT HAS BEEN TO THAT BUILDING BEFORE.

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  2. County man claims to have bomb, smashes FBI gateRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Review

    ... cruiser by police officers, Ross reportedly tried to escape but was unsuccessful and is currently in the Allegheny County Jail on charges of aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person, fleeing and eluding and several traffic offenses. ...

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  3. Ohio man drives dump truck through FBI gates in Pittsburgh, police sayRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Plain Dealer

    ... at the hospital, Ross reportedly tried to escape while being taken to a patrol car. He is being held in the Allegheny County Jail and is facing several charges, including aggravated assault and reckless endangerment. He also is facing federal ...

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  4. Pittsburghers, Cubans Connecting Through Boxing, BaseballRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... time together. It all came about after a group of local leaders including Congressman Mike Doyle and Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald went to Cuba. Former State Rep. Michael Diven was also there. "We went down with an invitation for Cuba ...

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  5. Wind turbines, LED light to illuminate Rachel Carson Bridge for Light Up NightRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    ... chief financial officer for Riverlife, said the city's interest in the temporary bicentennial project and Allegheny County's plans to rehabilitate the Rachel Carson, Warhol and Clemente bridges over the next six years have encouraged the agency to ...

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  6. Pittsburgh Police Upset Over New Contract, Union Head Predicts ExodusRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CBS Local

    ... up from the current nine percent. Their salaries are substantially lower than those in most suburban Allegheny County departments, even though the union maintains that city officers are busier, encounter more danger and have less public support. "I ...

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  7. McKees Rocks man accused of assaulting sisterRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | O-R Online

    An Allegheny County man arrested Monday by state police after he allegedly assaulted his sister at an Independence Township home also faces charges of criminal mischief after he allegedly drove through the yard of an elderly Canton Township man, damaging solar lights.

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  8. City plans to use $19M grant to build park across I-579, connecting HillaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | WPXI

    ... specific geographic area. U.S. Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pennsylvania), U.S. Rep. Mike Doyle (D-Pennsylvania-14), Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and Pittsburgh Mayor William Peduto announced Tuesday that the U.S. Department of Transportation had ...

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  9. Charter schools sue Pittsburgh Public over one-year renewalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Four charter schools have sued Pittsburgh Public Schools in Allegheny County Common Pleas Court, saying the school board violated state law by voting last month to renew their charters for a year instead of five years. Manchester Academic, Urban Academy of Greater Pittsburgh, Urban Pathways K-5 and Urban Pathways 6-12 say the city district is in violation of the state Charter School Law and want a judge to issue an injunction against limiting the renewals to a year.

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  10. Sports Authority awarded coveted federal grant for former Civic Arena siteRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    U.S. Department of Transportation officials are expected to announce Friday that it is awarding a Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery, or TIGER, grant to help fund construction of a deck over Crosstown Boulevard as part of the arena project. The grant, to be awarded to the Pittsburgh-Allegheny County Sports & Exhibition Authority, is expected to total $19 million, enough to get the project moving and the amount local leaders had sought.

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  11. PA: Port Authority Continues Talks After Union Contracts Expire June 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Mass Transit

    ... protracted negotiations four years ago during service cuts and serious financial problems at the authority. Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and former Gov. Tom Corbett ended up involved in arranging that four-year deal that resulted in a ...

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  12. Higher ed drives economic diversityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | University Business

    ... at the forefront of their traditional role of supporting regional economies. When the Community College of Allegheny County in Pittsburgh built a new science center a few years ago, officials made a concerted effort to include underrepresented ...

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  13. Sanders supporters voice anger after email scandalRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post-gazette.com

    ... that he is defeated." "I think the bitterness will pass," said Giselle Fetterman, a Sanders delegate from Allegheny County, after the event. "There is a lot of pain still. Many are on board, but many are not. I think by November there will be enough ...

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  14. Judge orders drug defendants to pay for NarcanRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Philly.com

    Fed up with the rising number of opiate overdoses in Western Pennsylvania, an Allegheny County judge is making convicted drug dealers buy lifesaving naloxone kits for the communities where they sold drugs. Judge Anthony Mariani has added the fine to two cases in the last week, ordering Andy Buxton to pay a total of $2,650 to three agencies in the Monongahela Valley and Larry Richardson to pay $1,250 to Ross/West View Emergency Medical Squad - $50 for each brick of heroin the men were convicted of possessing with the intent to distribute.

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  15. CDC adjusts Zika testing guidance for pregnant womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... according to the CDC. It wasn't clear how many of them might have been in Pennsylvania. None were in Allegheny County, said Kristen Mertz, a medical epidemiologist with the county. Dr. Mertz said the revised CDC guideline will probably lead to a ...

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  16. 7 riders with 'relatively minor' injuries after bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    Seven passengers have been taken to Pittsburgh hospitals with "relatively minor" injuries after the transit bus they were on rear-ended a car. Port Authority of Allegheny County spokesman Adam Brandolph says an eighth passenger on the inbound 61C bus that crashed about 11:30 a.m. Monday was treated at the scene.

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  17. Grey And Green Combination Seen As Solution To Region's Water WoesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | CBS Local

    ... but for the region to comply with a federal consent decree. Heavy rains cause sewage overflows throughout Allegheny County and nine billion gallons of combined storm water and sewage pour into our rivers and streams every year, and we're under ...

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  18. August 03, 2016Basic Yoga FlowRead the original story

    Monday | Allegheny County

    This class is suitable for beginners who are looking for a more descriptive experience. We will help you develop body awareness and learn the basic postures, or asanas, as well as their modifications.

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  19. July 30, 2016Stream EcologyRead the original story

    Monday | Allegheny County

    Learn about the aquatic life in and around the park's waterways. Which tiny insects swim on the surface? Do any lurk below the rocks or live in the roots of the plants? What frogs are perched on the shore looking for lunch? Join a Park Ranger and find out.

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  20. August 03, 2016Bluebird BoxesRead the original story

    Monday | Allegheny County

    This outdoor conservation education program will allow you to learn about blue birds, and how we can improve their habitats. We will be creating a blue bird box that will later be placed within the Park. Please bring a hammer or cordless drill if you are able to!

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