Allegheny County

Attorney General Josh Shapiro
Ty Lohr/York Daily Record/USA Today Network
August 06, 2019 - 12:48 pm
By Mark Scolforo, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Investigations remain underway after 1,862 calls were made to a clergy abuse hotline in the 12 months since a landmark grand jury report exposed decades of child abuse within Pennsylvania's Roman Catholic dioceses, the state attorney general...
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Hepatitis A vaccine
Nikki Boliaux
Kim Glovas
May 21, 2019 - 1:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — On Monday, the Pennsylvania Department of Health announced an outbreak of hepatitis A in the state, with Philadelphia and Allegheny counties being hit the hardest. In response, the Philadelphia Department of Public Health released its own numbers. Doctor Steve Alles,...
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Secretary of Health Dr. Rachel Levine
Pennsylvania Department of Health
Kim Glovas
May 20, 2019 - 1:26 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Pennsylvania Secretary of Health Rachel Levine has joined 22 in declaring a hepatitis A outbreak in Pennsylvania, with nearby counties being hit the hardest. Of the 171 cases reported among 36 counties this year, Levine said Philadelphia and Allegheny counties are...
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A person pauses in front of Stars of David with the names of those killed in a deadly shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue, in Pittsburgh, Monday, Oct. 29, 2018.
AP Photo/Matt Rourke
October 29, 2018 - 3:50 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The man accused in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre appeared briefly in federal court in a wheelchair and handcuffs Monday to face charges he killed 11 people in what is believed to be the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history. Robert Gregory Bowers, who was wounded in a gun...
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Investigators converge on suspect's home
CNN, KDKA
October 29, 2018 - 6:57 am
By Susannah Cullinane (CNN) -- The man accused of killing 11 worshippers in a Pittsburgh synagogue is expected to appear in a federal court Monday. Robert Bowers faces 29 federal charges, some of which are punishable by death. Included among them are 11 counts of using a firearm to commit murder...
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Dreamstime
June 20, 2018 - 1:39 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — The state House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved a bill that would ban “bump stock” attachments that make guns fire faster — a device that was used by the gunman who killed 58 people in Las Vegas last year. Just before the committee voted on the bill would...
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