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Mayor of Juneau, Alaska, found dead

Just weeks after he took office, the mayor of Alaska's capital has been found dead, prompting a flurry of rumors that he was assaulted. "Those rumors are speculation," the Juneau Police Department said. "Detectives are actively investigating facts of ...

Published: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 12:53:23 GMT

Fire destroys SUV, damages house in West Homestead

The fire marshal was investigating after flames broke out, destroying an SUV and damaging a house in West Homestead on Tuesday morning.

Published: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 11:04:36 GMT

Retired Lt., friend of fallen officer: 'To think of the police community without Lloyd, that’s a sad thing'

"He was a dedicated officer, loved putting that badge and uniform on and he liked the job that he did, he really enjoyed it and he was good at it," said Retired Lt. Larry Rishel of his friend and former colleague officer Lloyd Reed.

Published: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 04:21:30 GMT

St. Clair Police Department remembers Lloyd Reed

Reed's funeral will be Friday at 11 a.m. and is open to the public.

Published: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 04:19:12 GMT

Z&M Cycle Sales owner dies in Florida motorcyle accident

A well-known Greensburg business owner died and his wife was badly injured in a Florida crash Sunday.

Published: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 03:47:07 GMT

Audio from police and emergency dispatch radio reveals moments after deadly shooting of officer

The dramatic police calls, made just minutes after Officer Lloyd Reed was shot Saturday night, were released for the first time.

Published: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 01:28:57 GMT

Police: Suspect in officer's death refused to drop rifle

State police say Ray Shetler Jr. knew his girlfriend called them before grabbing a rifle to leave the house: "He said, 'Expletive the police,' to her."

Published: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 01:28:32 GMT

Court: UPMC must keep cheaper rates in Highmark Medicare plans

A Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision means seniors and others enrolled in Highmark's Medicare Advantage plans won't have to pay comparatively higher rates in the coming years for services through UPMC.

Published: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:55:15 GMT

Thanksgiving break ends, budget stalemate still in place

Talks between Gov. Tom Wolf and top lawmakers are continuing as the Thanksgiving break ends, but there are scant details about how they intend to end a five-month-old budget stalemate.

Published: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 00:53:38 GMT

Chief of new Farrell police department resigns over slur

The chief of a new western Pennsylvania police department has resigned his job over a racial slur he used in a fundraising email unrelated to his police job.

Published: Mon, 30 Nov 2015 23:02:36 GMT