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Pittsburgh Zoo offers 'adults only' Valentine's Day dinner

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Nothing says romantic like a nice dinner, candlelight, wine, and scintillating talk about animal mating rituals. According to the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium, anyway. The zoo is offering a Valentine’s Day dinner featuring an “adults only” presentation by zoo curator Henry Kacprzyk. According to the zoo’s website, Kacprzyk will talk about the “intimate secrets […]

18-year-old arrested after bragging about burglary on Facebook

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PROTIP: If you don’t want to be busted for burglary, don’t post about it on Facebook. That’s a bit of advice Isaiah Cutler, 18, of Pittsburgh learned a bit too late after police arrested him for the burglary of a convenience store with three other teens after Cutler posted a photo on his Facebook wall […]

Father kills self and family in Pittsburgh suburb

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Police in Shaler, Pennsylvania believe a father shot his wife and two young children, one of whom was an infant, before turning the gun on himself.  Police report that the two children, both girls, were shot in the head. The older girl, who is believed to have been around 8 or 9, was shot dead […]

Boy beaten into critical condition

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A 3-year-old Pittsburgh boy was beat up so badly that he’s now in critical condition. The boy’s mother, a mere 19 years old, has been charged with endangering the welfare of a child after the “man”, Ryan Brothers, that she was shacking up with was charged with aggravated assault in the child’s beating. Brothers told […]

Mom claims post-partum depression drove her to poison baby

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A woman says that it was post-partum depression that caused her to begin poisoning her child with table salt. She then visited the infant at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, where officials are saying she tried to “finish the job”. Amber Brewington, 21, was arrested Wednesday morning on charges of attempted homicide, aggravated assault and endangering […]

Moms sentenced for deadly fire

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Two moms whose house burned down, killing 5 children inside, are being held responsible for the deaths because they left the children alone while they went out drinking at a bar. After more than an hour of heart-wrenching testimony, Allegheny County Judge David Cashman said that the women’s crime of leaving the children in the […]

14-year-old girl gets probation for killing father

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Wow, one can only imagine how bad the sexual abuse was if a 13-year-old girl felt the only way to end it was to blast her father in the face with a 12-gauge shotgun. The girl was 13 when she shot Matthew Booth Sr., 34, on July 30 in the squalid home they shared in […]