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  1. 37 Municipalities to Improve Traffic Safety with Red Light Enforcement FundsRead the original story

    1 hr ago |

    ... technology that improves traffic flow on all four approaches at the intersection of Routes 234 and 194. Allegheny County: a Bethel Park Borough - $294,000 to replace the existing traffic signal at the intersection of South Park Road and Brightwood ...


  2. Trial starts for Pittsburgh professor accused of poisoning wifeRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    ... Ferrante "was one phone call away with getting away with the perfect murder," Pellegrini told jurors in Allegheny County Court. Pellegrini said Ferrante suspected his wife was having an affair and had ordered cyanide for his lab in the days before ...


  3. Jurors hear doctor's dying wife on 911 recordingRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    ... dispatcher, in what's expected to be a three-week trial. Dr. Robert Ferrante, center, is escorted by Allegheny County Sheriffs deputies to court during jury selection for his trial on homicide charges in the 2013 killing of his neurologist wife with ...


  4. Allegheny County Health Department updates guidelines for controlling LegionellaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    The Allegheny County Health Department on Thursday put out its first update in 17 years of its internationally known guidelines for Legionella control. Spurred by the outbreak of Legionnaires' disease in 2011 and 2012 at the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Health System that killed six veterans and sickened 22, the new guidelines are vastly different from the two predecessors that were widely adopted around the country and the world after the first version came out in 1993.


  5. Bethel Park firm challenges sale of August Wilson CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    ... Richard King Mellon Foundation. In signing an order approving the sale Tuesday, Judge Lawrence O'Toole of Allegheny County Common Pleas Orphans' Court turned aside objections raised by Scott Hare, International Investigative's attorney. Mr. hare ...


  6. Homicide on 5th AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    ... was transported to a local area hospital where he was pronounced dead from that wound. Detectives from the Allegheny County Police homicide unit initiated an investigation and determined that during a domestic dispute Brooke Coleman stabbed the ...


  7. Sun Air Express Chooses Pittsburgh As 'Focus City'Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald was joined today by officials from Sun Air Express, the Allegheny County Airport Authority and federal and state government in announcing that Pittsburgh International Airport will be a focus city for the airline. Beginning next month, Sun Air will add up to 50 flights, combined, per week to the airport to/from Altoona, PA and Jamestown, NY .


  8. Arrest made in Duquesne HomicideRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    Allegheny County released the follow statement in regards to this morning's homicide in the City of Duquesne which resulted in the death of 35 year old male. At roughly 8:37 am this morning the Duquesne Police were dispatched to 613 S. 5th Ave. in response to a 911 call about a stabbing and possible domestic dispute there.


  9. Allegheny County Legionella guidelines updatedRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Allegheny County's guidelines for the control of the Legionella bacteria have been updated, thanks to the county health department and Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative.


  10. Philly red-light camera revenue to fund six Allegheny County projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Revenue from red-light enforcement cameras in Philadelphia will fund six transportation improvement projects in Allegheny County, PennDOT announced today. The law allowing the cameras requires that PennDOT distribute the revenue from fines statewide for projects that improve traffic safety and reduce congestion.


  11. Suspect arrested at Shaler HS during Allegheny County drug roundupRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WPXI

    According to the Allegheny County District Attorney's Office, about 35 warrants were obtained following year-long investigations by Allegheny County's District Attorneys Narcotics Enforcement Team and local police. Arrests are being made in Frazer, Springdale, Harrison, Indiana and West Deer townships and Tarentum and Brackenridge boroughs, police said.


  12. AG to prosecute abuse case against DA's boyfriendRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    The state attorney general's office will handle the domestic violence case against the boyfriend of an assistant Allegheny County prosecutor who's handling the homicide trial of a medical researcher accused of poisoning his physician wife with cyanide. Pittsburgh police say 48-year-old Raymond Burg II refused to let Assistant District Attorney Lisa Pellegrini out of his car and slammed her head into the car's dashboard Oct. 17. Defense attorney Sumner Parker wouldn't address the charges, but says it was proper for District Attorney Stephen Zappala Jr. to ask state prosecutors to take over the case.


  13. Juror search halts openings in Ferrante trialRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... another child. Klein was an only child and didn't want her daughter to be one, too, her mother told police. Allegheny County Judge Jeffrey Manning dismissed two alternate jurors Thursday after they said serving during the three-week trial would ...


  14. Allegheny County Health Department Flu Shot InformationRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  15. Pennsylvania board grants Post-Gazette petition to unseal Lyft trip dataRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commissioners voted 4-1 this morning to approve the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette's petition to unseal trip data provided by ride-sharing company Lyft while it was under a cease-and-desist order earlier this year. In a series of hearings before administrative law judges to determine whether it would receive a permanent license to operate in Allegheny County and other parts of Pennsylvania, Lyft sought to protect information about the number of trips it provided customers while under the cease-and-desist order as proprietary.


  16. Opening statements likely in doc's cyanide trialRead the original story

    Monday Oct 20 | ABC 27

    ... Wednesday now claim serving during the three-week trial would be a hardship. The attorneys must meet with Allegheny County Judge Jeffrey Manning to determine whether they have to pick two new alternates. If that happens, opening statements would be ...


  17. Woodland Hills superintendent encouraged by positive turnout for meeting on district's changesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... success stories of students and teachers. The district was ranked in the bottom 10 of the 43 districts in Allegheny County based on its academic performance score generated by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the 2012-13 school year. ...


  18. Sun Air Express to expand service in Pittsburgh, throughout stateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Business Journal

    Starting in November, Sun Air Express will add up to 50 flights per week between Pittsburgh International Airport and two cities, Altoona, Pa., and Jamestown, New York, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald announced Wednesday. Service will also be provided to and from Lancaster in November, with destinations to Bradford and Franklin/Oil City to be online before the end of the year.


  19. Gay pride parade arrestee pleads to tickets, finedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... "This was an appropriate resolution in light of the evidence and all parties involved were in agreement," Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala Jr. said in a statement. The prosecutor noted he agreed the officer "acted reasonably and ...


  20. Demon of Brownsville Road author tells of infestationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 21 | O-R Online

    ... hocus pocus – I didn't believe in it until it became a weapon,” the 58-year-old former Allegheny County commissioner said as he held up a rosary. “These would fall apart in my hands … after I hung rosaries on chain-pull ...