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  1. McKeesport Police searching for missing 70-year-old womanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 26 | WPXI

    The City of McKeesport Police Department is searching for a 70-year-old woman that walked away from her McKeesport home Sunday evening. Nittaya Dakins is reported to have dementia.

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  2. Cellphone video shows mother, daughters beating woman in McKeesportRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | WPXI

    A local mother is behind bars accused of taking part in a fight outside Crawford Village in McKeesport with her two teenaged daughters that was caught on camera, police said Wednesday. According to McKeesport police, the mother and her two daughters can be seen in cellphone video that was posted online beating up another young woman. 12 comments

  3. Death penalty sought for man accused of setting McKeesport fire that killed 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2015 | WPXI

    The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania will seek the death penalty in the case of a man accused of intentionally setting a McKeesport house fire that killed six people and badly injured the intended target, Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala announced Tuesday. Ryan Williams was arrested in January in connection with the October 2014 blaze, which has since been ruled as arson.

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  4. Family: Bus driver dropped off man with severe disabilities at wrong houseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | WPXI

    The family of an Allegheny County man with severe disabilities say he was dropped off at the wrong house and left alone after being discharged last Thursday from Riverside Care Center. "Oh, I was devastated.

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  5. Man pulled from sinkhole in McKeesportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 28, 2015 | WPXI

    The man that fell into a sinkhole that opened up near the Dravosburg Bridge in McKeesport Saturday night has been rescued. According to a tweet sent out by Western PA Fire News, confined space rescue was needed and the man was down about ten feet into the hole.

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  6. Hearing set in 'revenge' fire that killed 6, but not targetRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2015 | WPXI

    A district judge must decide whether a man was set on revenge when he started a fire that killed everyone in the alleged target's home - six people in all - except for the target himself. Friday's preliminary hearing will determine whether there's enough evidence to send those charges - including six counts of criminal homicide - to trial in the case of 24-year-old Ryan Williams.

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  7. Family, friends remember 60-year-old man fatally shot in McKeesportRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2015 | WPXI

    Family and friends gathered Sunday for a vigil honoring a man shot to death in an alley in McKeesport. Brandon Barley, 60, was described by loved ones as a man who was always willing to lend a helping hand. 5 comments

  8. 'Armed and dangerous' man wanted in connection with 2 robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | WPXI

    Police are looking for a man considered to be "armed and dangerous" who has robbed two local convenience stores at gunpoint. Police in McKeesport and White Oak are searching for Tyler Lankford, 20, after he held up two separate stores this week.

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  9. Warrant out for arrest of suspect in Pittsburgh-area armed robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | WPXI

    A 20-year-old man is wanted by police in connection with two armed robberies, one in McKeesport and one in White Oak Borough. Two active warrants are out for the arrest of Tyler Lankford, who is also suspected in other armed robberies in McKeesport, according to authorities.

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  10. Hearing today in Pittsburgh-area 'revenge' fire that killed 6Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 | WPXI

    County police say a man set on revenge started a fire that killed everyone in the alleged target's home -- six people in all -- except for the target himself. And Wednesday, a district judge must decide whether there's enough evidence to send those charges -- including six counts of criminal homicide -- to trial in the case of 24-year-old Ryan Williams.

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  11. 60-year-old killed in McKeesport shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2015 | WPXI

    One person was killed in a shooting Friday night in McKeesport. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office on Saturday identified the victim as Brandon Barley, 60. Police responded to the shooting about 9 p.m. Friday on Pope Alley, near Jenny Lind Street, where Barley was found with at least one gunshot wound.

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  12. 1 of 2 wanted for deadly McKeesport shooting arrested in W. Va.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | WPXI

    One of two men wanted in connection with a shooting in McKeesport last Tuesday that left one dead and two injured was arrested in West Virginia Monday, according to United States Marshal Steve Frank. Members of the United States Marshals Service Mountain State Fugitive Task Force apprehended Roman Jones, 23, in Shinnston, West Virginia, around 12:30 p.m. Monday.

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  13. 1 killed, 2 hurt in McKeesport shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 21, 2015 | WPXI

    Allegheny County police said the shooting started at Ohio and Brownlee streets, where the man and two women were hit. Officers said the male victim then tried running away from the scene, but detectives believe the shooters chased him down and continued to fire shots at him.

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  14. Police: Safe found during traffic stop contained heroin, cocaineRead the original story

    Jan 16, 2015 | WPXI

    A safe containing heroin and cocaine was discovered during a traffic stop in McKeesport earlier this month, police said. McKeesport police narcotic's detectives were working a joint investigation with agents from the United States Marshal's Office and the Allegheny County Narcotics Enforcement Team on Jan. 8, when the traffic stop was made.

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  15. McKeesport police seek driver accused of seriously hurting pedestrianRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2014 | WPXI

    McKeesport police are searching for the driver of a gold Volvo they say was involved in a pedestrian accident over the weekend. The Volvo was last seen heading east on Lyle Boulevard.

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  16. Several hurt in crash near Mansfield BridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2014 | WPXI

    Four people were hurt in a two-vehicle crash near the Mansfield Bridge early Saturday morning in McKeesport. Emergency responders were called to the scene about 4 a.m. Officials said two people were thrown from the vehicle.

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  17. Family devastated after 4 children, 2 adults killed in Pennsylvania fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | WPXI

    A family has been left heartbroken after flames tore through a Pittsburgh area home Saturday morning , leaving six loved ones dead and one hospitalized. Emergency crews were called to the fire at a home in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, shortly before 7 a.m. Chief Alvin Henderson of the Allegheny County Department of Emergency Services confirmed that four children and two adults - one man and one woman - died in the fire.

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  18. Candlelight vigil held for 6 killed in McKeesport house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | WPXI

    Members of the community have held a candlelight vigil to remember six people killed in a suburban Pittsburgh house fire and to pray for critically injured sole survivor. About 250 people raised lit candles into the air and sang "Amazing Grace" Sunday night outside the McKeesport house where a woman, her four young children and her disabled father-in-law died early Saturday.

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  19. M.E. releases causes of death as investigation continues into fatal fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 19, 2014 | WPXI

    The deaths of six family members, including four children, in a Saturday morning McKeesport house fire were caused by acute smoke and fume inhalation, according to the Allegheny County Office of the Medical Examiner. Hope Jordan, 27, and her four children, Dominic Jordan, 7; Autumn Jordan, 6; Serenity Jakub, 3; and Victoria Jordan, 2, died in the tragic fire, as did Ronald Egenlauf Sr., 55. The manner of their deaths has not been determined, pending the results of the ongoing investigation into the origin of the fire, the medical examiner's office said.

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  20. Trick-or-Treat Times 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | WPXI

    Baldwin Township - Friday, October 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bellevue - Friday, October 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m Ben Avon - Friday, October 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bradford Woods - Friday, October 31, at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Brentwood - Friday, October 31, at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Bridgeville - Friday, October 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Castle Shannon - Friday, October 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dormont - Friday, October 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. East McKeesport - Friday, October 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Green Tree - Friday, October 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Hampton - Friday, October 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Heidelberg - Friday, October 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. McKeesport - Friday, October 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monroeville - Friday, October 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Mt. Lebanon - Friday, October 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Munhall - Friday, October 31, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Pleasant Hills - ... (more)

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