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  1. Pathologist: Wife of Pittsburgh doc given fatal dose of cyanideRead the original story w/Photo

    20 min ago | PennLive.com

    An autopsy pathologist testified Friday that the wife of a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher was given a fatal dose of cyanide, though he can't determine how or by whom. Dr. Todd Luckasevic's testimony came as Allegheny County prosecutors were wrapping up their criminal homicide case against her 66-year-old husband, Dr. Robert Ferrante.

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  2. Adams Township murder victim had relationship with Pittsburgh homicide suspectRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... RETALIATION FOR A CRIME HER BOYFRIEND ISF CO. PITTSBURGH'S A REPORTER MATT BELANGER EXPLAINS. Reporter: THE ALLEGHENY COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE NOW CONFIRMS THIS HOME IN ADAMS TOWNSHIP WHERE 42-YEAR-OLD TARA BUOY WAS FOUND SHOT TO DEATH IS THE SAME ...

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  3. Alcoa Provides Notice of Pendency and Proposed Settlement of Shareholder Derivative ActionsRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Business Wire

    ... Fund v. Alcoa, Inc., et al. , Case No. GD-09-018679, currently pending in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County (the "State Actions," and together with the Federal Action, the "Actions"). The terms of the proposed Settlement of the Actions ...

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  4. Ferrante trial wraps up for the day with toxicology, fingerprint evidenceRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    Prosecutors have only one witness left to call in the criminal homicide trial of Robert Ferrante, accused of killing his wife, Dr. Autumn Klein, with cyanide in April 2013. Five witnesses testified this morning, and the last one, an expert in toxicology, is not available until Monday, so Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Jeffrey A. Manning sent the jury hearing the case home about 12:30 p.m. Testimony today concluded with Marla Priestley, a latent-fingerprint examiner for the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's office, on the stand.

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  5. Will Smith football movie shooting in PittsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... to the thousands of head collisions he had experienced as a player. Dr. Omalu, who worked for former Allegheny County Coroner Dr. Cyril H. Wecht, earned scorn from some NFL corners and national publicity with studies on the brain tissue of Mr. ...

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  6. How Democrat George M. Leader won Pennsylvania and York County in 1954Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

    ... the ballot for governor, as Democrat Tom Wolf of Mount Wolf is challenging Republican Gov. Tom Corbett of Allegheny County. The election is Tuesday. Wolf doesn't need to win his home county to win the state. In recent years, the general goal for ...

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  7. Pathologist: Doctor died of cyanide, was homicideRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WPXI

    An autopsy pathologist says he's sure the wife of a University of Pittsburgh medical researcher died of cyanide poison that she was given by someone else, although he can't say who that was or how it was done. Dr. Todd Luckasevic testified Friday as Allegheny County prosecutors were wrapping up their criminal homicide case against 66-year-old Dr. Robert Ferrante.

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  8. Researcher questions waterborne disease guidelinesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Experts are sharply divided over the effectiveness of Allegheny County Health Department's new waterborne disease guidelines, two years after an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease killed six people at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System . Joe Allen , assistant professor at the Harvard School of Public Health , said Thursday the health department's guidelines take a neutral stand on a testing metric that has proven ineffective.

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  9. August Wilson Center appears headed for sheriff's saleRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Post-gazette.com

    In a stunning turn of events, the August Wilson Center for African American Culture appears to be headed for a sheriff's sale Monday. "I have no reason to think that it's anything other than a foreclosure on Monday," Dollar Bank attorney Eric Schaffer told Judge Lawrence O'Toole of Allegheny County Common Pleas Orphans' Court during a brief hearing today.

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  10. How a failing business became a key part of Tom Wolf's pitchRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | PennLive.com

    ... would have been outmatched by the eventual Democratic nominee, Dan Onorato, an attorney and former Allegheny County Executive. And even if Wolf managed to secure the nomination, he would have faced a Corbett who'd gained popularity as a ...

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  11. Nine judges eye three state Supreme Court seatsRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Philly.com

    ... voter approval to amend the state constitution. Superior Court President Judge Emeritus John Bender , an Allegheny County Republican, said he was not thinking about running in a year that favors Democrats until McCaffery's seat opened up. That and ...

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  12. Shooting in Wilkinsburg: One Arrested, One InjuredRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... That man was 22 year old Josiah Battle-Davis. He was arrested on scene and will be lodged at the Allegheny County Jail to await arraignment on charges of weapons and drug violations. At this point in the investigation there is no description of the ...

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  13. Teenager Injured Penn Hills ShootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... was transported to a local are hospital where he was listed in critical condition. Detectives from the Allegheny County Police Homicide unit initiated an investigation. At this point there is no clear motive. Anyone who may have been in the area ...

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  14. Pittsburgh police turn to domestic violence appRead the original story

    Yesterday | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... partner violence, who were victims of homicide, sought services," he said. "In 2013, of the nine victims in Allegheny County, only one ever sought services. As much of a tragedy as that was, there's many other Ka'Sandra Wades out there that need our ...

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  15. Lab tech: Dead doctor's blood had 'lethal' poisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WPXI

    ... that Ferrante ordered an overnight shipment of cyanide to his research lab two days earlier, even though Allegheny County prosecutors contend the toxin wasn't typically used in his research. Klein died three days later. The Quest Diagnostics test ...

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  16. 4 Keys Tips For A Healthy WoodfireRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Patch.com

    ... be harmful to public health, especially to those suffering from asthma and other respiratory disorders," Allegheny County Health Director Dr. Karen Hacker said in a release. "In addition, wood smoke can create a nuisance or even a health hazard for ...

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  17. Blood Tests Continue To Take Center Stage In Cyanide Poisoning TrialRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    ... test was aborted because control techniques failed. They took the stand after representatives from the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office testified that they found positive results for cyanide in both the whole blood and plasma of Klein. The ...

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  18. Police rounding up 2 dozen suspected drug dealersRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WPXI

    ... ka Artist reported at least five of the suspects were in police custody. Officers are being assisted by the Allegheny County Sheriff's Department, Glassport Police Department and the Lincoln Boro Police Department, Hoffman said.

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  19. Police Probe Shooting Outside Of Wilkinsburg Community CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS Local

    WILKINSBURG - Allegheny County Police continue to investigate after a shooting outside of a community center in Wilkinsburg on Wednesday afternoon. The gunfire erupted just after 4:30 p.m. in the 800-block of North Avenue, near the front of the Hosanna House community center.

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  20. Womana s body found in Adams Twp houseRead the original story

    Wednesday | Butler Eagle

    ... at a man who he would not identify was taken from the house in September on a homicide charge for a case in Allegheny County. He said that man remains in the Allegheny County Prison.

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