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Decomposed body found in Elizabeth Township woods

ELIZABETH TOWNSHIP, Pa. —A body found in a wooded area of Elizabeth Township was in "advanced stages of decomposition," an Allegheny County spokeswoman said Tuesday.County homicide detectives were sent to the scene near the 900 block of Smithfield Street for an investigation, county spokeswoman Amie

WTAE.COM - 2018-08-14 23:54:00

A tree grows in Canonsburg

Ralph Guyton, a master gardener, suggested Penn State Extension examine the tree. The extension, in turn, gave us the name of an arborist, suggested we call Pennsylvania Forestry and that we visit a website called that lists the biggest trees in Pennsylvania. Russ Gibbs, a service forester, along w

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-08-14 22:15:00

Investigators trying to determine cause of massive boat fire

Salvatore Diamore, the owner of the 36 -oot boat, said he was not on board when the fire broke out.

WPXI - 2018-08-15 13:02:31

Pittsburgh bar named among best in the nation

PITTSBURGH —Pittsburgh residents looking for one of the best bars in the nation need to look no further than downtown.AdvertisementButcher and the Rye was named byThrillistas one of the country's 21 best cocktail bars.It is also the first Pittsburgh bar nominated for a James Beard Award for best bar

WTAE.COM - 2018-08-15 13:27:00

Report on Catholic sexual abuse lists 120 'predator priests' from Greensburg, Pittsburgh dioceses

Dan Speicher|Tribune-ReviewInside Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, in Greensburg, on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-08-14 14:07:43

Canonsburg council, police reach 5-year agreement

• Approved a change order for $1,700 for the removal of shingles at the senior center. The total cost for the new roof was $74,400.

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-08-14 19:45:00

CATHOLIC GRAND JURY REPORT: Probe reveals former Beaver Co. DA stopped abuse investigations

BEAVER, Pa.- The Beaver County District Attorney in 1964 stopped investigations into child sex abuse to prevent "unfavorable publicity," according to a grand jury report released Tuesday.

WPXI - 2018-08-14 22:36:50

Washington teenager found with stolen handgun

The juvenile probation officer told the boy’s parents their son had not been attending the training. Officer Roger Frazee, who responded to the home, said the boy was referred to the program, but refused to go it.

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-08-15 04:15:00

WANTED: Clairton woman wanted on homicide charge; police say her boyfriend's toddler died of strangulation

Deasha Ringgold (pictured above) has been labeled as a fugitive by county police, who said she has ties to Clairton, McKeesport and Penn Hills. The woman is described as 5 feet 1 inch tall with a medium build and multiple tattoos. Homicide detectives ask anyone who sees her to call 911 immediately.

WTAE.COM - 2018-08-13 19:47:00

Community leaders call for violence to end after weekend spike in Pittsburgh-area shootings

“This has got to stop. This can be done but it has to stop today.”-Richard A Stewart Jr., President of NAACP Pittsburgh Unitpic.twitter.com/2e10ISzivY— Chris Lovingood WTAE (@CLovingoodWTAE)August 14, 2018

WTAE.COM - 2018-08-14 16:06:00

Washington police said items were stolen from several vehicles over the weekend

Zachary Baker told police Friday a briefcase, laptop computer, watch, credit cards and identification was stolen from his vehicle while it was parked in the 100 block of Wellngton Avenue.

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2018-08-14 04:15:00

PITTSBURGH CATHOLIC CHURCH SCANDAL: Cardinal Donald Wuerl, former Pittsburgh bishop, defends himself ahead of grand jury repo

Despite the criticism of his actions in the report, Wuerl said he hopes "a just assessment of my actions, past and present, and my continuing commitment to the protection of children will dispel any notions otherwise made by this report."

WPXI - 2018-08-14 15:24:02

Interstate 70 closed after rollover crash near Claysville exit

Initial reports are that a vehicle rolled over multiple times, ejecting at least one person. Several fire departments are also on the scene, along with police.


Police seek woman suspected of shooting four people during East Liberty street fight

Updated 3 minutes agoPittsburgh police Tuesday issued a warrant for a woman accused ofshooting four peoplein Pittsburgh’s East Liberty neighborhood, according to the Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety.Stacey Gibson, 23, of Homewood is wanted on four counts of aggravated assault.A group of young

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-08-14 09:03:51

CLAYSVILLE CRASH: Crash shuts down westbound lanes of I-70 in Washington Co.

A crash has shut down the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 in Washington County.FOR BREAKING NEWS DOWNLOAD THE WPXI NEWS APPIt wasn’t immediately clear how many vehicles were involved in the wreck in Claysville near mile marker 8 or if there were any injuries.Cara Sapida is on her way to the scene.


Wanted: Woman accused of killing boyfriend’s toddler searched 'how to do CPR on baby'

CLAIRTON, Pa. -- (WHGP) -- Police are looking for a 21-year-old woman they believe killed her boyfriend’s toddler daughter, then searched online for a way to revive the child instead of calling 911,according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

CRIMEWATCHDAILY.COM - 2018-08-14 05:41:00

DUQUESNE BAR FIRE: Fire burns outside bar where man shot, killed hours earlier

DUQUESNE, Pa.- Authorities are investigating a suspicious fire outside a Duquesne bar where a man was shot and killed early Monday morning, officials said.

WPXI - 2018-08-14 09:57:58

PITTSBURGH GUN VIOLENCE: Community leaders demand change after spike in gun violence in recent days

Related HeadlinesWarrant issued for suspect in street fight, shooting in East LibertySpate of Pittsburgh gun violence an outlier, police say1 dead after shooting inside Duquesne bar

WPXI - 2018-08-14 14:26:52

Police find woman's body during shooting investigation, homicide detectives investigating

Pittsburgh Police are investigating a fatal shooting after they found a woman dead inside a parked, silver SUV Sunday morning.Her body was found in the Lincoln-Lemington neighborhood.AdvertisementZone 5 officers responded to the 1500 block of Lincoln Avenue.Police said homicide detectives are involv


Canonsburg firm ordered to pay back wages, damages

U.S. District Court in Pittsburgh has entered a consent judgment against Water Transfer Solutions LLC of Canonsburg and its president, Joseph Dugan, requiring the firm to pay $185,456 in back wages and damages to 82 current and former employees.