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Man Wanted In Connection To 12 Beaver Co. Break-Ins

BADEN, Pa. (KDKA) — Neighbors say Schiller Street in Baden, Beaver County, was once a quiet peaceful street. But things have changed and people are on edge because of a rash of burglaries.


Four arrested on drug charges in Hancock County

NEW CUMBERLAND — The search for a wanted fugitive in Hancock County led to the arrest of four individuals on various charges. County sheriff’s deputies had been searching for Franklin Gilbert, 41, of Newell, who officials reported was wanted for a bond revocation warrant out of the 1st Judicial Circ


New charges filed against suspended Ambridge police chief

Police on Wednesday filed new charges against a suspended Beaver County police chief already charged with theft, fraud and threatening his own officers, court records show. James Mann, 61, was suspended from his post as Ambridge police chief in April, and state police filed charges four months later


4 people taken to hospital after 5-car crash on McKees Rocks Bridge

McKEES ROCKS, Pa. - Five cars were involved in a crash on the McKees Rocks Bridge Friday night. According to police, the crash happened around 9 p.m. Police confirm two people were taken to the hospital in critical condition, two others were also hospitalized in serious condition. A total of nine pe


First year of Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana sales: Plenty of patients, a trickle of taxes

Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana program celebrated its one year anniversary this week, racking up an impressive number of participating patients and doctors, sales, and a trickle of tax revenues for the treasury.


Husband accidentally runs over and kills wife on Valentine's Day in Pennsylvania

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pennsylvania -- A husband is reeling from a tragic accident in the Lehigh Valley after police say he ran over his wife. The fatal incident happened around 3 p.m. Thursday on the 1200 block of Anna Marie Street in Palmer Township.


Tale Of Two Chiefs In McCandless And Ambridge

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Two local police chiefs are in the news on Wednesday night — one is headed back to work after a suspension, the other is facing new charges. McCandless Police Chief David DiSanti will be back on the job next Monday. That confirmation came from his lawyer Tim O’Brien.


Pennsylvania AG Files Lawsuit Against Verizon

Pennsylvania’s Attorney General has filed a lawsuit against Verizon for failure to deliver on items promised to customers who signed contracts. The lawsuit alleges that Verizon violated the Unfair Trade Practices and Consumer Protection Law when advertisements promised a free Amazon Echo or a free s


Aliquippa man pleads guilty in federal court to selling cocaine in Allegheny County

An Aliquippa man pleaded guilty to having and selling cocaine in Allegheny County for several months in 2017. Rickee Dawkins, 52, was initially charged with five other men for a conspiracy to violate federal drug laws.


Monaca man needs kidney transplant

John DiMarzio always wanted a ranch-style home. But this isn’t what he pictured. The 61-year-old’s world now is largely two downstairs rooms in his Monaca home, one of which has become a makeshift bedroom.


Pittsburgh water authority issues ‘flush and boil’ advisory for 3 Pittsburgh neighborhoods

About 2,000 households in portions of Hazelwood, Swisshelm Park and Greenfield are under a flush and boil water advisory from Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority following a water main break Friday night.


Robert Morris University Police Officer Struck By Car Of Fleeing Suspect

MOON TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – A Robert Morris University police officer was allegedly struck by the side-view mirror from the truck of a suspect who was fleeing on Friday morning.


Two Clydesdales rescued from icy lake in Pennsylvania

HAMILTON TOWNSHIP, Pennsylvania – Two Clydesdale horses broke out of their enclosure at the Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm Saturday. The 1,500 pound horses fell through the ice at Pine Grove Lake.


Elbridge mom and son seriously hurt when tire smashes through windshield in Pennsylvania

PENN FOREST TOWNSHIP P.A. — Relatives say a family of five from Elbridge was involved in a serious accident Friday when an unsecured tire from a tractor trailer smashed through their windshield.


Police: Juveniles Find Body In Wooded Area Of Bellevue

BELLEVUE (KDKA) — Police say a body was found in a wooded area of Bellevue on Friday afternoon. It happened just after 5:30 p.m. near railroad property in the area of Ohio River Boulevard and Bellevue Station.


Flying wheel crashes through vehicle’s windshield on Pennsylvania Turnpike, critically injuring woman and child

A woman and boy were critically injured after a tire and wheel crashed through the windshield of their vehicle Friday afternoon on the Pennsylvania Turnpike Northeast Extension, according to police.


1 person injured in North Braddock drive-by shooting

Police responded to the 400 block of Hawkins Avenue in North Braddock around 11:30 p.m. Saturday after receiving several 911 calls about shots fired and a man calling for help, according to a statement from Allegheny County Police.


Pennsylvania among top states in ongoing Great Backyard Bird Count

Pennsylvania birders have submitted the fifth highest number of checklists in the 2019 Great Backyard Bird Count, which began Friday, September 15, and will continue through Monday, September 18.


Pennsylvania Turnpike Closed Between Pittsburgh and Irwin Early Sunday Morning

PITTSBURGH (News Radio 1020 KDKA) – The Pennsylvania Turnpike will be closed during the early hours Sunday morning to remove the original Trafford-Murrysville Road bridge. The turnpike will close in both directions between Pittsburgh (Exit #27) and Irwin (Exit #67) on Sunday from midnight to 5 a.m.,



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