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State investigating potential cancer cluster in western Pa.; some residents fear an environmental cause
— The Pennsylvania Department of Health is looking into whether there is a cancer cluster in a Washington County school district. The health department says there have been four cases of Ewing sarcoma in the past decade in the Canon-McMillan School District. Ewing Sarcoma is a kind of tumor that for
Single lane restriction on PA Route 4007
UNIONTOWN, Pa. (WTRF) - Officials are advising motorists that Route 4007 will be intermittently reduced to one lane in part of Washington County, Pennsylvania. These restrictions will be in Smith and Hanover townships between Spruce Lane and Steubenville Pike, and are in place to allow crews to perf
Juvenile Shot After Altercation With Adult In Washington Co. Movie Theater
NORTH FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – An altercation between several juveniles and an adult at a movie theater in Washington County ended with one juvenile shot Saturday night.
Pittsburgh mother faces charges after driver finds nearly naked child
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A western Pennsylvania mom faces felony child endangerment charges after her 3-year-old daughter was found standing outside nearly naked in near-freezing conditions.
'Emergency removal' of children from Pennsylvania reform school ordered
PHILADELPHIA — State officials have ordered the removal of all children remaining in the oldest reform school in the country in the wake of a newspaper investigation detailing decades of alleged abuse and cover-ups at the Pennsylvania campus.
Department of Health reviewing cancer statistics for Washington County, Canon-McMillan School District
A potential cancer cluster is being looked into in a Western Pennsylvania community. The state Department of Health confirmed to Pittsburgh's Action News 4 that there were four cases of Ewing's Sarcoma in Washington County in the last 10 years.
Woman forces way into 2 homes, breaks windows after claiming she was robbed
PITTSBURGH - A woman broke into two homes Monday night in Pittsburgh’s Lincoln Place neighborhood, claiming she had been robbed and needed to use a phone, police said. Andrea Tsupros first walked into the home of a woman, who at first thought her daughter was coming home, a criminal complaint said.
Former Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Landry Jones Joins Wide Receiver Antonio Brown With The Oakland Raiders
OAKLAND (KDKA) — Another former Steeler is on the way to the Oakland Raiders. The team announced the signing of backup quarterback Landry Jones, who spent a majority of his career in Pittsburgh.
Accident Involving Tractor-Trailer Blocking 3 Toll Booth Lanes On Pennsylvania Turnpike, Police Say
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (CBS) — An accident involving a tractor-trailer and a van is blocking three toll booth lanes on the Pennsylvania Turnpike at the Valley Forge Interchange entrance ramp in King of Prussia. Police say the tractor trailer was likely trying to change lanes when it cut in front of a
Man beaten during Antwon Rose protest in Clairton
CLAIRTON, Pa. — Protesters who were blocking traffic in Clairton beat a man when he got out of his car and told them to move, according to authorities and the alleged victim.
All charges dropped against 'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett, attorneys say
CHICAGO — Prosecutors dropped all charges against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett Tuesday. "Today, all criminal charges against Jussie Smollett were dropped and his record has been wiped clean of the filing of this tragic complaint against him," attorneys Tina Glandian and Patricia Brown Holmes said
Remains identified as missing mother from Pittsburgh
Remains discovered earlier this month have been identified as Jessica Young, a mother from Pittsburgh who was last seen on September 12. She was 35 years old at the time. Six months later, on March 13, Pittsburgh police responded to a report of a body found in a wooded area off Washington Boulevard.
CAUGHT ON VIDEO: Suspect Accused Of Stealing Expensive Equipment From Radio Station
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh radio station WAMO is hoping the public can help find a burglary suspect accused of stealing thousands of dollars’ worth of equipment from their headquarters.
Pennsylvania State Police Warn About a Fake Cop
Authorities in Central Pennsylvania are warning motorists of someone posing as a police officer who stopped a woman on Route 11 in Lackawanna County and who could possibly operate in the Northern Tier as well.
Police searching for missing 18-year-old with brain injury
SCOTT TOWNSHIP, Pa. - Police are searching for 18-year-old Sabrina Bowser from Scott Township. Bowser, who suffers from a prior brain injury hasn't been seen since 8 a.m. Monday.
‘They’re Never Easy’: President Donald Trump Asks About The Pittsburgh Penguins During The Washington Capitals White House Visit
WASHIGNTON (KDKA) — As usual, the defending Stanley Cup Champions made the annual visit to the White House this week. On Monday, Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals along with commissioner Gary Bettman joined President Donald Trump in the Oval Office to reflect about the 2018 Stanley Cup run t
Battling back from illness: Local 'American Idol' contestant advances
PITTSBURGH — Time in the hospital did not stop a local "American Idol" hopeful. Nate Walker was shown being taken to the hospital on Sunday night's show. He came back later to perform with his team for Hollywood week, but his voice was still raspy.
Off-duty Washington firefighter assisted cinema shooting victim
An off-duty Washington firefighter who was enjoying a movie with his family rushed to help a teenager who was shot in the leg during a fight late Saturday at a cinema in North Franklin Township.
Of Michael Rosfeld trial, jury foreman says ‘this was not a complex case’
The jury foreman in the Michael Rosfeld trial says the jury simply followed the evidence of Antwon Rose II’s death. “This was not a complex case,” Jesse Rawls Sr. told WHTM-TV in Harrisburg on Sunday.
Retail theft cases mounting against West Pike Run woman
A Washington County woman who has more than 20 retail theft convictions has been arrested again on the charge in Monessen. Monicca Renay Perry-Lee, 50, is being held in Westmoreland County Jail without bond after being arraigned Friday before a senior district judge in Monessen, court records show.