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Top Pittsburgh news: Countywide cases total 893; suspects sought in hit-and-run with police cruiser

Top Pittsburgh news: Countywide cases total 893; suspects sought in hit-and-run with police cruiser
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By Hoodline - Published on April 15, 2020.

Missed the most recent top news in Pittsburgh? Read on for everything you need to know.

FEMA ships out nearly 20 million hydroxychloroquine tablets

A spokesperson for the agency confirmed that it has sent out 19.1 million tablets, including to Pittsburgh, Milwaukee, Miami and Chicago.

Read the full story on POLITICO.

Federal inmates left behind amid releases from Allegheny County Jail

About 250 of the county jail’s roughly 1,680 inmates are being held by federal authorities as they are tried in federal court. But while local officials have acted to release hundreds of prisoners due to fears of the coronavirus, there has been less movement at the federal level.

Read the full story on WESA.

Local business gets creative to offer wine, liquor and beer delivery during coronavirus pandemic

The statewide shutdown of Fine Wine & Good Spirits has consumers looking for options and businesses are getting creative.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.

Health Deptartment announces 3 more coronavirus-related deaths, cases countywide grow to 893

The Allegheny County Health Department says there have been three more coronavirus-related deaths and 17 additional cases in the county.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.

Pittsburgh Police vehicle involved in hit-and-run accident, searching for two suspects

Pittsburgh Police are searching for two suspects involved in a hit-and-run accident with one of their police cruisers in the early morning hours on Tuesday.

Read the full story on CBS Pittsburgh.


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