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Le'Veon Bell and Antonio Brown's Immaturity Won't Be Missed in the Steel City | BRAULIO'S BANTER
At long last, the drama in Pittsburgh has come to an end. Thank the heavens above!. That's right, Art Rooney II informed Antonio Brown he'll be traded, while the team told Le'Veon Bell his days with the Steelers are officially over and he can sign with whoever the hell he wants. Normally when your
Pittsburgh man pleads guilty, awaiting sentence for federal drugs, gun charges
A Pittsburgh man who pleaded guilty to federal gun and drug charges is scheduled to be sentenced in June. Marvin Dennis, 23, pleaded guilty in federal district court in Pittsburgh on Wednesday to having a gun while trafficking drugs. He pleaded guilty to selling heroin and crack cocaine.
Pleasant Hills Council seeking to fill vacated seat
Pleasant Hills leaders are looking to fill a vacancy on borough council, after Regis Brown resigned effective Feb. 28. Council members accepted Brown’s resignation at their meeting on Feb. 19. Anyone interested in filling the vacancy should submit a letter of interest or resume by March 4.
Allegheny County deputies nab South Dakota sex offender at Pittsburgh homeless camp
Deputy sheriffs nabbed a man at a Pittsburgh homeless camp who had been convicted of child pornography charges in South Dakota and violated his parole requirements there, the Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office reported.
PennDOT, Pennsylvania Turnpike issue commercial vehicle bans, restrictions
PennDOT and the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission have issued phased vehicle bans and restrictions for Wednesday as a winter storm hits across Pennsylvania. As of 6 a.m. Wednesday, commercial vehicles (including buses) were banned from I-70 in Fulton County, and I-99 from I-80 to the turnpike.
Highlands renews air monitoring agreement with Allegheny County
The Highlands School Board has renewed a long-term agreement with Allegheny County for air quality monitoring. The Allegheny County Health Department has been monitoring air quality in Harrison since the 1980s, department spokesman Ryan Scarpino said.
Car Falls Into Creek In McKeesport; 3 People Transported After Being Rescued
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (KDKA) – Firefighters used a ladder truck and ropes to rescue two women in Mckeesport on Tuesday. Their car collided with a pickup truck at the intersection of Route 48 and Walnut Street and then went about 40 feet over a hillside and into a creek.
Lawrence Kaplan, longtime Allegheny County Family Division judge, dies at 90
Judge Lawrence W. Kaplan was known for having an uncanny ability to diffuse a tense courtroom atmosphere. Something he faced often when presiding over divorces or child custody cases during his 30 years as judge in the Family Division of Allegheny County’s Court of Common Pleas.
Health Department Confirms Raccoon Is 4th In Allegheny County This Year To Test Positive for Rabies
NORTH VERSAILLES TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – North Versailles Township residents near the intersection of Maryland Avenue and Westbury Road should be extra cautious of stray and wild animals after a raccoon captured in that area tested positive for rabies.
Westminster man sentenced for rape of York College student in Pennsylvania
A Westminster man on Wednesday was sentenced to serve 17 to 34 years in a Pennsylvania state prison for a forcible rape while he was a student at York College. Ethan Rippey, 23, was sentenced by York County Court Judge Craig Trebilcock to serve 7.5 to 15 years on one count of rape and 9.5 to 19 year
Pennsylvania man jailed on exploitation charges involving Union County teen
ROCHESTER, PA. - A Union County Sheriff's Office investigation led to a sex offender in Pennsylvania who authorities said was sending lewd messages to a Union County teen. Christian Winterhalter, 45, sent nude pictures of himself to the teen and asked for pictures of her while he was listed on Penns
Jason Whitlock rips Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger for ‘poor leadership’
Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has come under fire for his questionable leadership skills, given his tendency to publicly call out teammates on his weekly radio show.
Mon Incline will remain closed for six to eight weeks because of water main break
Pittsburgh’s Monongahela Incline will remain closed for an additional six to eight weeks because of “significant damage” caused by three water main breaks in recent weeks, according to the Port Authority of Allegheny County.
Duquesne man wanted in Rostraver shooting
ROSTRAVER – An Allegheny County man is wanted in connection with a robbery and shooting last week in Rostraver Township. Township police filed aggravated assault and related charges Saturday against the suspect, Solomon Michael Reddick-Barker, 18, of Duquesne, according to the warrant signed by Dist
Slippery Conditions in Central Pennsylvania
PENN TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Driving conditions were dangerous in some parts of central Pennsylvania on Wednesday. A van carrying students home from school swerved and hit a tree along Beaver Lake Road just outside Hughesville.
Ex-Pirate Josh Harrison to sign with Tigers, join Jordy Mercer
DETROIT — Former Pittsburgh Pirates utilityman Josh Harrison agreed to a one-year deal with the Detroit Tigers, according to a person familiar with the negotiations. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday because the deal was subject to a successful physical.
Commercial flight hits record 801 mph over Pennsylvania
A record breaking jet stream above New York City Monday night provided a turbo boost to a commercial flight to hit record speeds. With help of a rapid tailwind of a blazing 231 mph, Virgin Atlantic Flight 8, traveling from Los Angeles to London hit 801 mph! That could be a record a high speed for a
Preliminary designs unveiled for new terminal at Pittsburgh airport
FINDLAY TWP. — Officials at Pittsburgh International Airport on Wednesday offered a first look at “visionary” concept designs for the proposed new landslide terminal project.
Pittsburgh Weather: Advisories Still In Place Because Of Potential Freezing Rain
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Freezing rain and freezing drizzle remains possible in the ridges and up north of Pittsburgh on Wednesday evening. Everyone else is looking at rain, drizzle and fog on Wednesday night.
Westmoreland judge denies bid to have Monessen man’s case dismissed
A Westmoreland County judge Tuesday rejected a defense bid to have the case dismissed against a Monessen man charged with conspiracy in connection with a 2017 shooting. Defense attorney Ryan Tutera argued intentional misconduct by prosecutors caused the premature ending to the attempted murder and c