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Man shot in the back taken to Pittsburgh hospital in bullet riddled car

Allegheny County police are investigating after a man who had been shot in the back was dropped off in a bullet-riddled car to a Pittsburgh hospital early Saturday morning. Swissvale and county police responded to a shooting in the 2300 block of South Braddock Avenue around 2 a.m., where they found


Pittsburgh Man In Critical Condition After Overnight Stabbing

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A Pittsburgh man is in critical condition after being stabbed early Saturday morning. Pittsburgh police responded to a report of someone being stabbed on the 200 block of Sprucewood Street around 12:45 a.m. and found a male victim in his 20s with stab wounds to his arm and torso.


Rollover crash slows traffic on Parkway East in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH - A rollover crash appears to be slowing traffic on the Parkway East in Pittsburgh. The multi-vehicle crash is near the Squirrel Hill / Homestead exit. One lane is closed while crews clear the crash.


More Diocese Of Pittsburgh Schools Closing, Merging For 2019-20 Academic Year

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — More schools in the Diocese of Pittsburgh will be closing or merging for the 2019-20 academic year. Bishop David Zubik made an announcement regarding six schools Saturday.


City of Pittsburgh celebrates Feb. 19 as ‘August Wilson Day’

“What better way for Pittsburgh to celebrate Black History Month, than to celebrate one of its own, August Wilson. It’s an honor.” So said Pittsburgh Human Resources Director Janet K. Manuel as she welcomed friends and family to the Tuesday, Feb. 19 ceremony at the City-County Building declaring it


Police say DNA, debit card, receipt all point to Penn Hills man charged with fatal 2017 crash

A Penn Hills man has been charged with causing the death of a woman driver in a 2017 head-on crash in Pittsburgh’s East Hills neighborhood. Pittsburgh police charged Taariq Tyler, 22, with homicide by vehicle, reckless endangerment and other related charges on Friday after determining his rental pic


Pittsburgh police investigating attempted child luring

PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh police are investigating an attempted child luring that occurred in Crafton Heights on Thursday. Channel 11 has learned that two unidentified men allegedly tried to get a teenage girl to get inside their vehicle as she was walking home.


High wind watch remains in effect for Sunday in Pittsburgh area

The National Weather Service on Saturday reminded people living in the Pittsburgh region that it will be under a high wind watch Sunday morning through Monday morning. “Trees with shallow roots, those could be uprooted. So there may be some trees down, and the power lines could be in trouble if thos


At Kraft Heinz, a fed investigation and a $15.4B write-down

PITTSBURGH — Kraft Heinz disclosed an investigation by federal regulators and said it will slash the value of its Oscar Mayer and Kraft brands by $15.4 billion, major setbacks for a company trying to revitalize its stable of household-name brands.


Pennsylvania man allegedly attacks a sheriff's deputy in Chautauqua County

MAYVILLE, N.Y. — A Pennsylvania man is facing charges for allegedly attacking a sheriff's deputy on Friday night. According to Chautauqua County Police, deputies pulled over Steven Combs, 25, near the town of Mina shortly before midnight.


Landslide causes house, road to collapse in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (AP) - Authorities say a landslide has caused a road and home to collapse in western Pennsylvania. The landslide occurred Friday morning in the Perry North section of Pittsburgh. The cause was not immediately known.


Pittsburgh Weather: Potentially Damaging Winds Expected This Weekend

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Temperatures are mild on Saturday, but Pittsburgh area residents should take advantage of that to batten down the hatches for what is to come overnight into Sunday.


Renting in Pittsburgh: What will $1,300 get you?

Curious just how far your dollar goes in Pittsburgh?. We've rounded up the latest rental listings via rental site Zumper to get a sense of what to expect when it comes to finding a place in Pittsburgh if you've got $1,300/month earmarked for your rent.


Allegheny Co. DA’s Office: Bail Denied For Israeli Man Extradited Back To Pittsburgh On Rape Charges

PITTSBURGH (AP/KDKA) — A judge has denied bail for an Israeli man who fled the country after being accused of raping a teenage girl in Dormont back in 2004. Moshe Journo allegedly had been on the run for 15 years after being accused of raping the teenager. He arrived back in Pittsburgh on Thursday n


Man denies flipping woman to her death in Pennsylvania river

A man accused of hurling a woman to her death in the Lackawanna River two years ago testified Friday that he was not responsible and accused police of lying about an alleged confession.


Police seize over $40,000 worth of drugs, weapons in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (WJAC) — Police in Pittsburgh said they seized more than 4,000 bags of drugs, weapons and thousands of dollars in cash Thursday while serving a search warrant in Northview Heights.


Pittsburgh woman who disappeared in 1964 after husband said she left family found buried in her backyard

A Pittsburgh woman who disappeared in 1964 was found buried in her own backyard 55 years after she was last seen, police said Thursday. Skeletal remains were found by construction workers in February 2018, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Police confirmed last week that they belonged to Mar


Justin Severino reflects on closing Pittsburgh’s Cure restaurant

Justin Severino will deeply miss his employees at Cure in Lawrenceville when it closes on March 23. “One of my goals when I opened Cure was to build a team and to treat my employees the way I wanted to be treated, because that translates into an excellent guest experience and working space,” the awa


Tractor-Trailer Overturns On Interstate 79

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A tractor-Trailer overturned on Interstate 79 near the Pennsylvania Turnpike exit on Saturday morning. There is currently no word on injuries or what caused the accident.


Pennsylvania to auction over 360 used, seized vehicles

GRANTVILLE, Pa. (WHTM) - More than 360 vehicles, either seized by police or formerly used by state agencies, will go on sale by auction next week. The state's first vehicle auction of the year will be held Tuesday at Manheim Keystone Pennsylvania, at 488 Firehouse Road in Grantville, beginning at 10