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Published on Jun 29, 2015

Pittsburgh native Shawn Bliss, a new Pittsburgh police officer, has been assigned to work in Zone 3. Officer Bliss says that he always dreamed of serving the community in which he grew up.

Officers Bliss and Matt Smith, who will work in Zone 6, were sworn in as new police officers by...

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Published on Jun 27, 2015

Thieves struck a woman in the face with an iron during a home invasion and robbery in Carrick early Saturday morning.

A woman reported that she was sleeping in her residence in the 1500 block of Brownsville Road when she was awakened around 2:30 AM by four people who were wearing gloves,...

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Published on Jun 23, 2015

Route 88 (Library Road) northbound is closed at the intersection with Route 51 (Saw Mill Run Boulevard) in Overbrook, and people who usually commute using that road can expect traffic headaches during the next five months. The closure allows PennDOT to handle bridge replacement and road work....

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Published on Jun 15, 2015

Lightning and heavy rains Sunday night brought flooding, road closures and power outages to the area.

At its peak, about 1,000 customers were without power in Allegheny and Beaver Counties. By 9:00 AM Monday morning, about 200 customers remained without electric in Carrick and Brookline,...

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Published on May 29, 2015

A Carrick man has been charged by Zone 3 police in connection with a shooting near Grandview Elementary School and Grandview Park in Allentown Thursday evening that left a 21-year old man in critical condition.

Officers were dispatched to the 800 block of McLain Street at around 6:45 PM...

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Published on May 21, 2015

66 apartments for seniors will be constructed at the blighted site of the old Giant Eagle, 2920 Brownsville Road in Carrick.

The 1- and 2-bedroom apartments, to be rented to people at least 62 years old, will be complemented with a community room, fitness center, outdoor seating, laundry...

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Published on May 18, 2015

The Pittsburgh Citiparks Farmers' Market in Carrick will open Wednesday, June 10, Citiparks announced. It will be one of seven farmers' markets operated by the City Of Pittsburgh.

The Carrick Farmers' Market will be open on Wednesdays from 3:30 PM until 7:30 PM in the Carrick Shopping...

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Published on May 13, 2015

A group home for troubled minor children, located in Carrick and operated by Circle C, has closed after the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services revoked the group home's license, citing numerous violations during inspections this year.

In January, a 16-year-old juvenile was punched,...

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Published on May 13, 2015

Pittsburgh police announce the arrest of Sean Fitzpatrick, 32, just past 7:00 AM Wednesday in relation to an armed robbery on May 4 on Arlington Avenue. Zone 3 police and SWAT served arrest and search warrants in the 1800 block of Seaton Avenue in Brookline.

Mr. Fitzpatrick is the final...

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Published on May 10, 2015

Three men wearing masks invaded a home in the 200 block of Dawn Street in Brookline overnight, according to witness accounts given to Pittsburgh Police. One of the men was shot in the shoulder and is in stable condition at UPMC Mercy. The shooting was reported at 12:45 AM.

When they...

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Published on Jan 14, 2015

A teen beaten at the Circle C group home in Carrick this past weekend has died of injuries suffered in the attack.

Nicholas Grant, 16, had been hospitalized on life support, according to the Allegheny County Medical...

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Published on Jan 12, 2015

A juvenile was severely injured in a fight at the Circle C group home on Carrick Avenue in Carrick over the weekend. The injured youth was not breathing when Zone 3 police officers arrived, according to the Pittsburgh police. CPR was administered and the victim was transported to UPMC Mercy...

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Published on Jan 6, 2015

U.S. Marshals fatally shot a suspected fugitive they were attempting to arrest at a home on Redlyn Street in Knoxville Tuesday morning when the fugitive opened fire.

Members of the Western Pennsylvania Fugitive Task Force were attempting to arrest the man on a warrant charging him with...

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Published on Nov 25, 2014

Precious Gethers, 26, of Carrick was charged with threatening to kill probation officers. According to court papers, Gethers kicked a probation officer in the leg and screamed that she was going to kill them all.

She was also charged with aggravated assault and public drunkenness all...

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Published on Nov 14, 2014

On Thanksgiving morning, while people are getting ready for a traditional holiday meal with their families, Pittsburgh police and volunteers will be out delivering free traditional Thanksgiving Day meals to people who really need them.

If you or someone you know needs a hot Thanksgiving...

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Published on Nov 13, 2014

The Knoxville & Mt. Oliver business district will be improved and the proposed Dairy District in Carrick will receive dedicated funding as part of a $2.1 million tax credit program to revitalize low to moderate income communities.

The grant is mainly focused along Brownsville Road in...

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Published on Nov 6, 2014

In the General election on Tuesday, November 4, 40% of registered voters went to the polls in Allegheny County. In Pittsburgh's 29th Ward, the voter turnout was only 35%, according to the Allegheny County Detail District Report.

Local elections for the 36th State...

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Published on Nov 5, 2014

In the 36th State Legislative District, incumbent Harry Readshaw (D-Carrick) was unopposed following a primary election after redistricting.

In the 14th Pennsylvania Congressional District,...

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Published on Oct 29, 2014

Election Day is this Tuesday, November 4.

The most local race is to represent the 36th State Legislative District in Harrisburg. Incumbent Harry Readshaw (D-Carrick) is unopposed following a primary...

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Published on Oct 21, 2014

Several hundred mourners, including high-ranking city officials, attended hour-long funeral services Tuesday for a Pittsburgh Environmental Services worker who was shot to death in Carrick just before 7:00 AM a week ago Monday as he waited in his car to start...

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Published on Oct 17, 2014

Carolyn Krachkowski of Carrick used to become “physically ill at the thought of doing a presentation or asking a question in a crowded room.” She writes that “ordering in a restaurant or asking a salesperson for help made me anxious.” Until she joined Toastmasters.

Toastmasters has clubs...

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Published on Oct 16, 2014

A Carrick family has settled a lawsuit filed against the city of Pittsburgh following a SWAT raid in 2010.

Legal papers indicated that William Moreno was involved in a fight at the Polish Falcons club with an off-duty police officer. Several hours later, police entered his home with a...

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Published on Oct 15, 2014

An event scheduled this weekend in Mount Oliver is intended to help residents and emerging leaders of South Pittsburgh, including Carrick, make a difference locally. Our Next South Pittsburgh, will be held at the Mt. Oliver...

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Published on Oct 14, 2014

Halloween arrives in Carrick!

This year the City of Pittsburgh’s official trick-or-treating hours are from 5:30 to 7:30 PM on Friday, October 31, 2014.

Carrick Community Council hosts a Halloween Costume Contest for children 12...

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