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Mother's Christmas wish is for her son's murderer off the streets

One month to the day since her 11-year-old son was killed and her 16-year-old son severely injured, a Mt. Oliver mom says her only wish is to have the murderer off the streets.

Published: Wed, 02 Dec 2015 04:24:52 GMT

Foundation helps fallen Officer Lloyd Reed’s wife, injured officers in western Pa.

A local non-profit dedicates its time to help injured officers and their families after tragedy strikes.

Published: Wed, 02 Dec 2015 04:20:15 GMT

Laquan McDonald shooting: Why so long for video?

In April, Chicago City Alderman Howard B. Brookins Jr. was prepared to vote in favor of a $5 million settlement for the family of Laquan McDonald.

Published: Wed, 02 Dec 2015 03:08:45 GMT

Sales tax possible on more items in Pennsylvania

Budget negotiators are considering a broader use of sales tax on goods or services as part of an effort to end a 5-month stalemate. The House Republican leader doesn't want to tax items that fall under "basic necessities of life."

Published: Wed, 02 Dec 2015 01:44:41 GMT

Police say cop-killing suspect's rifle found three-quarters of a mile from Conemaugh River

The suspect told police that he lost the rifle while swimming across the river. Police say the weapon was used to shoot Officer Lloyd Reed in Westmoreland County.

Published: Wed, 02 Dec 2015 00:04:59 GMT

Heinz Field worker rescued after nearly 20 minutes with no pulse

A man who wasn't breathing and had no pulse is revived with an AED and taken to a hospital after suffering cardiac arrest Tuesday at the football stadium on Pittsburgh's North Shore.

Published: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 23:37:51 GMT

Arrests made after Sharpsburg beating leaves man in critical condition

The victim of a severe beating outside a Sharpsburg bar remains in critical condition after having surgery to reconstruct his face and deal with bleeding in the brain.

Published: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 23:26:31 GMT

ATI lockout drags into Christmas holiday season

Members of United Steelworkers 1196 are on the picket lines as the holiday season begins, and their unemployment benefits expire in March.

Published: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 23:00:21 GMT

Info on 5 million VTech customers and kids exposed in breach

The news comes as holiday shopping is underway and kid's smartwatches and tablets made by companies like VTech are high on wish lists.

Published: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 22:59:48 GMT

'We kill:' Racist threats found at downtown Pittsburgh business

Pittsburgh police are investigating racist messages, including one with the word "kill," on the front of a Smithfield Street barber shop.

Published: Tue, 01 Dec 2015 22:55:42 GMT