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Leechburg police chief recovering from fireworks mishap

26 June 2017 - 4:48pm
Bob Kepics, 83, neighbor of Leechburg Police Chief Mike Diebold, releases a floating lantern during a candlelight vigil held on Sunday, June 25, 2017." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=hwiwu1z_sqeh5Bc6ZnIVj8$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsedTDzGhGRHLEQ5v0pEZbUWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Leechburg police Chief Mike Diebold, who lost half an arm in a fireworks mishap at Leechburg Volunteer Fire Company’s annual carnival Saturday night, was “up ...
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Jeannette man, considered ‘armed and dangerous,’ wanted for campground thefts

26 June 2017 - 4:33pm
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State police are looking for a man considered to be “armed and dangerous” in connection with several thefts at the Laurel Highlands Campground. Antonio Jay ...
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Second suspect charged in Hempfield Sonic Drive-In heist

26 June 2017 - 4:12pm
Julian Ragins, 19, of Greenville, Mercer County" src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=G6zujD0ikHh5RnzIpFfNaM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvQMWW0Lz0vMM9$TazTtdV6WCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A second man was arraigned Monday morning in connection with an armed robbery at Sonic Drive-In in Hempfield. State police allege that Christian Duvall, 21, ...
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Man accused of hitting trooper with car after fleeing traffic stop

26 June 2017 - 4:09pm
CANONSBURG — Pennsylvania State Police have charged a man who they say struck a trooper with his car during a traffic stop. Twenty-one-year-old Zachary Jones, ...
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Direct flights between Pittsburgh and Erie could be on the horizon

26 June 2017 - 4:06pm
A Southern Airways Express plane at Pittsburgh International Airport before a non-stop flight to Harrisburg in January." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=uWwdSv2xPkwK0$92mHBvys$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYs3BrfgKvMSlXxpe7qBK$oOWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
A regional airline is considering adding service to Erie from Pittsburgh International Airport — a connection that hasn’t existed since 2008. Memphis, Tenn.-based Southern Airways ...
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Oakmont moves to regulate siesmic testing

26 June 2017 - 4:06pm
Steve McCrossin, President of Precission Geophysical, Inc., locates a geo-phone along Route 30 in Findlay Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2013 used for seismic testing." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=N9_Za7CUINfpbKHPyHh6nM$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvIzdgSG0dOXOaV4UrzchQOWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Oakmont Council may set restrictions on seismic testing on borough property and rights-of-way, and has scheduled a July 3 special meeting on the topic. At ...
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Oakmont moves to regulate seismic testing

26 June 2017 - 4:00pm
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GOP leaders add penalty for lapsed coverage to health care bill

26 June 2017 - 3:54pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky. walks from his office on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017. Senate Republicans unveil a revised health care bill in hopes of securing support from wavering GOP lawmakers, including one who calls the drive to whip his party's bill through the Senate this week "a little offensive." (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)" src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=56dhfcr127RBZ__Y4KJH2c$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsAsWvXErf4YAMKY748L6RKWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
WASHINGTON — Republican leaders added a penalty for people who’ve let their insurance lapse Monday as party leaders prepared to begin pushing their health care ...
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Want to walk on the moon? It’s a (virtual) reality

26 June 2017 - 3:48pm
A mock up of Astrobotic's Peregrine Lander, which it intends to use for its first mission to the moon in 2019. The Strip District-based space delivery company shot photos of the lander at the LaFarge Duquesne Slag in West Mifflin and only edited the sky to include the Earth in the background." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=EccirLU$U1WXLAI_dxup8s$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYvCqvg7L3JqNbzQZE6JsLaOWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Streaming, high-definition, 360-degree video is coming to a moon near you. Astrobotic, a Pittsburgh-based lunar payload delivery company aiming for a mission to the moon ...
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Supreme Court exempts foreign students from Trump travel ban

26 June 2017 - 3:21pm
The U.S. Supreme Court order issued Monday upholding part of President Trump’s travel ban shouldn’t affect international students, though it bars travelers from six majority ...
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Fayette man pleads guilty to role in drug trafficking ring

26 June 2017 - 3:09pm
A Fayette County man pleaded guilty in federal court last week for his role in an alleged cross-country drug trafficking ring. Joseph Croftcheck, 69, of ...
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Former Penguin Mark Recchi elected to Hockey Hall of Fame

26 June 2017 - 3:09pm
Mark Recchi, who played for the Penguins and the Flyers during his NHL career, is behind the bench for Team Pennsylvania, which is composed of eight kids from Pittsburgh and seven from Philadelphia. The team's participating in the Little League World Series of hockey, the Brick Invitational Super Novice Hockey Tournament in Edmonton, Alberta. The team has 9- and 10-year-olds from Pennsylvania." src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=fKcWoFm7f3r5lClLZ9f018$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYu2sn_4dG8rDcPv2D_hx9dTWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
When reflecting on the dominance of the Penguins’ Stanley Cup teams of the early 1990s, hockey fans often marvel at the number of Hall of ...
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Jeep bursts into flames, destroys vehicles after electrical malfunction

26 June 2017 - 2:57pm
In this photo provided by the Lancaster Township Fire Department, flames from a Jeep Wrangler that caught fire damage a neighboring car Monday, June 26, 2017, in the parking lot of the Kensington Club apartment complex in Lancaster, Pa. Lancaster Township Fire Department Fire Chief Ron Comfort Jr. determined the, fire was caused by an electrical malfunction in the Jeep Wrangler. (Lancaster Township Fire Department via AP)" src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=FziGoaYDbxq4EF3gg5VZzs$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsRUcsJnc5evikOZTkPKNzNWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
LANCASTER — Fire officials in say an electrical malfunction in a Jeep Wrangler sparked a fire that destroyed it and another car. Investigators say the ...
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Naked, bloody man arrested in hammer assault at wastewater treatment plant

26 June 2017 - 2:30pm
DAYTON, Ohio — Police say they have taken a man into custody after he was reported naked and bloody at an Ohio wastewater treatment facility. ...
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Police stop horse-led driverless Amish buggy going down road

26 June 2017 - 2:21pm
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WOOSTER, Ohio — Ohio police had to make an unusual stop after finding a driverless Amish buggy going down the road. In a Facebook post, ...
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Assault suspect holes up in porta-potty to evade police

26 June 2017 - 2:21pm
MIFFLINBURG — Police say a Pennsylvania man trying to avoid capture locked himself in a portable toilet. Mifflinburg police say 32-year-old Christopher Ott of Millmont ...
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No drowning near Freeport Sunday night

26 June 2017 - 1:51pm
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It appears reports of someone possibly drowning in the Allegheny River near Freeport Sunday night were a false alarm. A late night search of the ...
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Forward Samson George commits to Pitt

26 June 2017 - 1:39pm
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When Samson George played for coach Khayree Wilson at First Love Christian Academy, he conjured up images that may make Pitt fans nostalgic. “He puts ...
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Sewickley traffic signals to be upgraded

26 June 2017 - 1:12pm
Traffic flow on Route 65 through Sewickley should improve sometime this summer thanks to traffic signal improvements that are set to begin this week. “All ...
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ABC cancels Pittsburgh-shot ‘Downward Dog’; creators hope to find new home

26 June 2017 - 12:54pm
Ned the dog and Allison Tolman in a scene from ABC's "Downward Dog."" src = "http://triblive.com/rss/photos/?STREAMOID=YtJkwXvJwjZTA0k3LwZR48$daE2N3K4ZzOUsqbU5sYsqetJwJl39BCTKq66gSOZeWCsjLu883Ygn4B49Lvm9bPe2QeMKQdVeZmXF$9l$4uCZ8QDXhaHEp3rvzXRJFdy0KqPHLoMevcTLo3h8xh70Y6N_U_CryOsw6FTOdKL_jpQ-&CONTENTTYPE=image/jpeg">
Despite steady ratings and solid reviews, ABC has canceled the new, Pittsburgh-show comedy series “Downward Dog.” The show has aired six of its eight-episode first ...
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