Top Pittsburgh news: Event focuses on opioid addiction; alleged drunk driver hits police car; more

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Valentine's Day event aims to help Pittsburghers show love a different way

John Warmb of DIY punk rock band Rent Strike is hoping Pittsburghers come to The Mr. Roboto Project, where he is hosting a joint overdose reversal training session and concert, addressing overdose and opioid addiction.

Read the full story on Pittsburgh City Paper.

Former Steeler Brett Keisel hosts final Shear Da Beard event

Keisel, who is known for his burly facial hair, shaves his beard every year in support of cancer programs at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.

Search on for escapee from Community Corrections Center

Amber Ellifritz signed out of the center on Wednesday and did not return.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.

Suspected drunk driver with toddler in SUV hits police cruiser

A man who was allegedly driving drunk with an improperly secured toddler in the back seat of an SUV struck a Pittsburgh police cruiser and nearly hit some officers with his vehicle before he was captured Wednesday evening after a brief chase, authorities said. 

Read the full story on MySanAntonio.

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