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15-Year-Old Teen Arrested After Three People Shot, One Police Officer Injured In Shooting On South Side

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A 15-year-old has been arrested in connection with Friday morning’s violent shooting in the South Side. The name of the suspect has not been released, but he is from Clairton. He is facing one count of Criminal Attempt Homicide, two counts of Aggravated Assault, two counts of Recklessly Endngering Another Person, three gun offenses, and two counts of Criminal Mischief. He will be charged as an adult, according to Pittsburgh Police. It was a chaotic scene early on Friday morning on E. Carson Street. Multiple shots were fired in the South Side and some of those shots...
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Bizarre home invasion lands Latrobe man in jail

WESTMORELAND COUNTY, Pa. — It was a wild situation for a homeowner as a stranger barged through his door and into his Hannastown home. Police said Blake Quakenbush forced his way into the house where three family members and a toddler were sitting in the living room Tuesday shortly after eating dinner.
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Former Allegheny County Jail Medical Assistant Charged With Institutional Sexual Assault

By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A former medical assistant at the Allegheny County Jail is facing charges after he allegedly sexually assaulted three inmates. County Police say 29-year-old Shiquille Desesso turned himself in on Thursday morning. (Photo: Allegheny County Police) Police say the investigation into Desesso started after a female inmate then two others at the jail complained about his conduct at the end of May. He was fired on June 4. Interviews with the inmates and Desesso revealed allegations of inappropriate touching and interaction with the inmate, and police say investigators were able to verify more information provided by victims. Based on the investigation, an arrest warrant was issued for Desesso Thursday. He’s facing three counts of institutional sex assault and three counts of indecent assault.
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Pennsylvania StateWFMJ.com

Police find 22 pounds of hidden fentanyl along I-80 in Mercer County

Pennsylvania State Police pulled over a California registered car hauler in Mercer County Tuesday afternoon. Inside, they a massive amount of the deadly opioid fentanyl. After stopping the vehicle on Interstate 80 in Wolf Creek Township, officers say the commercial driver gave them consent to search the inside of the vehicle.
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Greensburg Doctor Pleads Guilty in Drug Conspiracy involving Arizona Pharmaceutical Company

PITTSBURGH- A resident of Westmoreland County, PA, pleaded guilty to three counts of Conspiracy to Violate the Anti-Kickback Statute, Health Care Fraud, and Conspiracy to Distribute Phentermine Hydrochloride and Diethylpropion, Acting U.S. Attorney Stephen R. Kaufman announced today. Thomas Whitten, age 71, of Greensburg, PA, pleaded guilty before United States...
Pittsburgh, PAwtae.com

Pittsburgh doctor's idea to cure cancer

PITTSBURGH — A Pittsburgh oncologist and researcher just got new data to see if his idea to cure cancer works. Early indicators in a preliminary trial indicate it does work. UPMC Hillman doctors tested out a treatment that involves low doses of radiation coupled with immunotherapy treatment for patients who have no other options.
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Steelers quarterback wife arrested for battery

Kalabrya Gondrezick-HaskinsLas Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. Kalabrya Gondrezick-Haskins has been charged with domestic battery after apparently knocking out Dwyane Haskin’s tooth after punching him in the face. At the time, the couple was apparently in Las Vegas renewing their wedding vows.
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Police Blotter: 7/13/2021-7/19/2021

7/13/2021 – 911 Hang-up call – Moon Dispatch reported a 911 dropped call. RMU Police located the caller on campus who stated it was an accident and everything was fine. This case is closed. 7/13/2021 – Fire alarm False Activation – Guardian Protection reported a fire alarm activation in Salem...
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City Receiving Complaints Of Scooters Left On Sidewalks 2 Weeks Into New Program

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – In the middle of a busy Market Square, you can catch a flash of wheels as scooters head through the crowd. “We have received some complaints about people riding on sidewalks or parking their scooters on sidewalks and so we are ramping up our educational efforts,” said Kim Lucas, Pittsburgh’s DOMI assistant director. Pittsburgh is the first city to debut this new mode of transportation in the state. Lucas told KDKA that two weeks in and over 5,000 scooter rides, it doesn’t come without some issues. “We are tracking every concern we receive about sidewalk riding, sidewalk parking, other concerns...