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Published on Nov 26, 2015

A home in the Carrick/Overbrook neighborhood was broken into and robbed, and the resident assaulted Thursday morning.

The victim reported that he was sleeping in his apartment in the 600 block of Overbrook Boulevard when someone forced his way in early on Thanksgiving Day. The burglar...

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Published on Nov 24, 2015

Fire in a residence in the 1800 block of Leolyn Street in Carrick Wednesday morning was extinguished by Pittsburgh firefighters without any reports of injury.

The house, which had been subdivided into two apartments, caught on fire around 5:30 AM. Flames were quickly contained. The blaze...

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Published on Nov 11, 2015

After being closed for nearly five months, Route 88 (Library Road) northbound reopened on Wednesday at the intersection of Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard) in Overbrook, PennDOT announced.

Northbound travel had...

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Published on Nov 5, 2015

Single-lane restrictions will remain on Route 51 in both directions in the area of Whited Street in the Brookline and Carrick neighborhoods through approximately 8:00 PM this evening, according to PennDOT. Motorists can expect heavy delays during evening rush hour - and may wish to consider...

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Published on Oct 24, 2015

On Sunday, traffic on Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Route 51) will be limited to one lane in each direction in a stretch that includes Overbrook and Whitehall.

A single-lane restriction in each direction will occur from 7 AM to 7 PM on October 25 between Stewart Avenue and Underwood Street,...

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Published on Oct 23, 2015

A city firefighter is accused of entering a social club he was formerly a partner in and stealing $1,000, according to Pittsburgh police.

John Farah, 32, was charged on Thursday with burglarizing the Carrick Lit Club, a members-only social club located on Copperfield Avenue. The arrest...

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Published on Oct 7, 2015

Arrests have been made in a shooting last month on Brownsville Road in Knoxville. Pittsburgh police announced the arrests of Daquan Moore, 20, of Brookline, Romier Nevels, 17, of Dormont and Antwan Martinez, 17, of...

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Published on Oct 7, 2015

Fairhaven Road will be closed to traffic between Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Route 51) and Stewart Avenue in Overbrook through October 18 to allow crews to work on storm water inlets, PennDOT announced.

Traffic will be detoured southbound on Saw Mill Run Boulevard past Fairhaven Road, where...

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Published on Sep 17, 2015

Raymon Brown, 19, of Knoxville was arrested in connection with the July 20 shooting of a 47-year-old Carrick woman in the 900 block of Brownsville Road, police announced Wednesday evening.

The unidentified 47-year-...

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Published on Sep 11, 2015

A 15-year-old boy was shot to death in the 500 block of Brownsville Road in Knoxville on Thursday.

Police and paramedics responded responded to a report of shootings at about 10:30 PM, according to police. Curtis Pounds was pronounced dead at the scene. A 43-year-old men and another 15-...

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Published on Sep 3, 2015

Now that curb construction is complete, the northbound stretch of Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Route 51) from Stewart Avenue to Fairhaven Road will be subject to single-lane bottlenecks for concrete paving work.

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Published on Sep 2, 2015

Schedules for the 51 Carrick Port Authority bus that serves Carrick will be adjusted this Sunday, September 6, along with three dozen other bus and incline routes. Adjustments affecting the Carrick area include:

  • The 51 Carrick bus will no longer serve Gabriel Brothers but will...
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Published on Aug 31, 2015

Northbound drivers along Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Route 51) can expect single-lane closures from Stewart Avenue to Fairhaven Road in Pittsburgh and Whitehall on Tuesday, September 1, weather permitting, PennDOT announced.

Closures are scheduled from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM for construction...

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Published on Aug 31, 2015

A man found shot three times, including once in the chest, in a house in the 100-block of Bausman Street on Sunday lies in critical condition at UPMC Mercy Hospital.

Pittsburgh police officers from Zone 4 were dispatched to Knoxville after 6:00 PM Sunday, where they found the 49-year-old...

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Published on Aug 18, 2015

Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Route 51) northbound will be limited to a single lane between Stewart Avenue and Fairhaven Road on Wednesday, August 19, for paving, PennDOT announced. Lane limitation and paving will happen if the weather cooperates.

No restrictions will occur in the southbound...

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Published on Aug 5, 2015

An Overbrook man has been charged with criminal homicide in connection with the death of Maria Bruno, 25, of Brookline last month.

Bruno, Daniel Rehll, 25, and other friends were drinking together that evening when...

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Published on Aug 4, 2015

Services is expected to be restored soon to homes on Homehurst, Hillview and Kingwood Street in Overbrook that were affected by yesterday's water main break. The break in the 30-inch line caused a sinkhole that swallowed a truck and a trailer, and flooded homes. In a notice on the Pennsylvania...

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Published on Jul 31, 2015

Pittsburgh Police released a video that shows two men who are believed to have shot a Carrick woman in Knoxville on July 20. The video was pulled from a surveillance camera from a business near the shooting.

The...

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Published on Jul 30, 2015

Pittsburgh's first Virtual Block Watch, located in Carrick, will be unveiled tomorrow. A virtual block watch brings residents and business owners together in an attempt to prevent crime and improve the quality of life in a community, according to a news release from City Councilwoman Natalia...

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Published on Jul 29, 2015

Police say a man tried to lure a teenage girl into a pickup truck Tuesday evening in Carrick.

A 16-year-old female was walking along Brownsville Road near the intersection of West Woodford Avenue shortly after 9:00 PM Tuesday when she was approached by a male in a silver pickup truck who...

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Published on Jul 24, 2015

A benefit concert to raise money for St. Basil Parish will be held at 8:00 PM in Grandview Park this evening. The free concert, organized by Gone South and the Zone Three Public Safety Council, follows cancelation of...

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Published on Jul 20, 2015

A Carrick woman who was shot early Monday morning in Knoxville was listed in critical condition in the hospital.

Police were dispatched to the 900 block of Brownsville Road in Knoxville at about 12:37 AM for a call that a female had been shot multiple times in the chest. Two men were seen...

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Published on Jul 20, 2015

A 25-year-old woman was shot in the head in Brookline over the weekend.

Police Officers responded to the 900 block of Fordham Avenue at about 6:00 Sunday morning, where they found Maria Bruno on the ground near a pool in the back yard. Paramedics pronounced her deceased at the scene. The...

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Published on Jul 14, 2015

Two people were injured Monday afternoon when a car drove into the Advance Auto Parts Store at 2801 Saw Mill Run Boulevard (Route 51) in Overbrook Monday afternoon.

The driver, who was traveling south (or outbound) on Route 51, drove into the parking lot of the auto parts store, struck...

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