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Body found on Pittsburgh's South Side

PITTSBURGH — A body was discovered near a fence by the train tracks on Pittsburgh's South Side Thursday morning, authorities said. Pittsburgh police responded to the call around 8 a.m. and found the male body on South 7th Street above East Carson Street.


Police: Woman's ex-boyfriend hid in attic for weeks before attacking her

PITTSBURGH — A man who had allegedly been hiding out in the attic of his ex-girlfriend’s Pittsburgh home is facing burglary charges. Authorities say the woman found 31-year-old Cary Cocuzzi in her bedroom Saturday. They say she had a protection from abuse order against him.


Allegheny Co. hosting 3 hazardous waste collection events

An environmental organization will sponsor seven recycling events for household hazardous waste around the region through October. Pennsylvania Resources Council will hold events in Allegheny, Beaver, Cambria, Fayette and Washington counties to collect the items. Each event will take place from 9 a.


Teen Wanted For Shooting Girl In Face Arrested

NORTH BRADDOCK (KDKA) — A West Mifflin teenager who was wanted for shooting a girl in the face Monday has turned himself in. Allegheny County Police say 16-year-old Damond Thomas was allegedly “horse-playing with a gun” in an apartment at the General Braddock Towers on Sixth Street in North Braddock


Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald opposes bid to add state oversight to airport board

Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald expressed concern Tuesday that a proposal to expand the county’s airport authority to add members appointed by state officials could hamper progress at Pittsburgh International Airport.


Pittsburgh-Area School District Closed Due To Threats

DORMONT, PA - The Keystone Oaks School District has canceled classes Thursday because of Instagram posts indicating a threat to the district. "In working with the Mt. Lebanon Police Department throughout (Wednesday) night, we were unable to determine whether these comments are credible threats at th


Pittsburgh police charge woman with abduction of 1-year-old girl

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh police have charged a 27-year-old woman with the abduction of a 1-year-old girl in the city's Homewood North neighborhood on Wednesday night. Watch the report by @DKaplanWTAE in the video player above.


4-year-old girl who went missing last night in Pennsylvania found safe

UPDATE: The little girl has been found safe. According to police, Gemma Moats was last seen at her home in the 12000 block of Pen Mar Road in Washington Township at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.


Former Pennsylvania governor calls Biden bid 'spectacular,' says he can beat Trump

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell on Thursday praised Joe Biden's video announcement he was seeking the Democratic presidential nomination and said he believes the Maryland politician is the first candidate who can realistically beat President Trump at the polls.


Details Released Showing The Absurdity of Ben Roethlisberger’s New Contract With Steelers

On Wednesday, the Pittsburgh Steelers announced that they had given quarterback Ben Roethlisberger a massive extension worth $63M. What’s even crazier is the franchise doing this after losing two of their most valuable weapons in Le’Veon Bell at running back and Antonio Brown at wide receiver.


Crime Stoppers: Police Probe Unsolved Lincoln-Lemington Shooting

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A reward is being offered for information about who killed a woman in Pittsburgh last year. Elaine Pearson was found dead on Lincoln Avenue on Aug. 12, 2018.


North Shore Oasis: New images of Esplanade project

PITTSBURGH — When plans for a proposed oasis on Pittsburgh's North Shore were announced, it created waves in the community. Pittsburghers would be able to feel like they're taking a trip to the beach without leaving town.


Another Fire Breaks Out at Pennsylvania Church Already Torched by Arson

A small fire has been extinguished at a Lehigh Valley church that was damaged earlier this week by another blaze that authorities say was deliberately set. The latest fire at the Iglesia Pentecostal de Bethlehem (Pentecostal Church of Bethlehem) on the 1000 block of Pembroke Road was reported around


Antonio Brown Breaks Own Social Media Rules and Goes off on Former Steelers Safety Ryan Clark

​Antonio Brown has not been quiet in his exit from Pittsburgh. He called out ​former teammates that looked up to him and has tarnished his public image. AB continues to use social media as an outlet to all his childish frustrations.


Pennsylvania man arrested in Fairfax for murder of 71-year-old

FAIRFAX, Va. (FOX 5 DC) - The fourth person sought in the slaying of a Pennsylvania grandfather has been captured in Virginia. Pennsylvania state police say Devin Cunningham was arrested early Thursday by federal marshals at a home in Fairfax.


Elizabeth man indicted on federal firearms and drug charges

A federal grand jury indicted an Elizabeth man for allegedly illegally possessing a firearm and possession with intent to distribute drugs. The two-count indictment was returned for William Johnson, 34, who allegedly possessed a Ruger P94 .40 caliber pistol and one magazine clip containing 10 cartri


Joe Biden to begin campaigning in Pennsylvania

WASHINGTON (AP) - Former Vice President Joe Biden will hit the road campaigning first thing next week. Biden is scheduled to begin in Pittsburgh, the working class heart of his childhood home state of Pennsylvania. He’ll receive the endorsement of the International Association of Fire Fighters and s


Federal judge dismisses UPMC case against Pa. attorney general

PITTSBURGH - A federal judge late Wednesday dismissed UPMC’s lawsuit against Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro filed after Shapiro attempted to extend the UPMC-Highmark consent decree.


Turnpike closed in both directions due to crash

MOUNT PLEASANT, Pa. - The Pennsylvania Turnpike is closed in both directions in Westmoreland County due to a crash. The crash happened just after 2 p.m. Thursday in the eastbound lanes near mile marker 86.4, which is between the New Stanton and Donegal exits.


Lawsuit alleges Pennsylvania officials are hiding information on noncitizens registered to vote

HARRISBURG – A federal lawsuit accuses Pennsylvania elections officials of withholding “records and data showing the extent to which noncitizens are participating in the commonwealth’s elections” from the public.