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Woman, 86, hit and killed by vehicle in Homestead

The suspected driver of an SUV that fatally struck an 86-year-old Homestead woman and left the scene Tuesday afternoon has been arrested, Allegheny County police said. Local officers and paramedics found the woman at the intersection of 8th Avenue and McClure Street when they responded to 911 calls

WTAE.COM - 2018-03-21 16:04:00

Woman dies after being struck by vehicle in Homestead

Updated 3 minutes ago An 86-year-old woman died after she was struck by a vehicle in Homestead on Tuesday, according to a medical examiners report. The report said the woman, Musya Skotnevskaya, was hit by a vehicle on East 8th Avenue at McClure Street just before 1 p.m. She was pronounced dead a

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-21 03:09:50

Knoxville woman once facing up to life in prison gets 6 1/2 to 13 years for deadly botched robbery

Updated 6 minutes ago A woman previously facing a maximum of life in prison for second-degree murder who had that verdict vacated pleaded guilty Wednesday morning to third-degree murder for her part in the deadly botched robbery of a North Braddock man in 2015. Destiny Walker, 19, pleaded guilty

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-21 17:57:53

A minute-by-minute look at Wednesday's spring snow storm

Light snow will continue much of the day with a few bands of moderate snow crossing the area. Snow will slowly dwindle from northwest to southeast during the afternoon. You can expect an additional 1"-2" of snow during the late morning and afternoon hours. Winds will gust to nearly 20 mph today keep

WPXI - 2018-03-21 16:12:57

Mouse interrupts Pittsburgh's Action Weather Meteorologist's live report in Connellsville

A mouse briefly interrupted a live report from Pittsburgh's Action Weather Meteorologist Cam Tran in Connellsville, Fayette County on Wednesday morning. Tran saw the mouse near her foot during a live report on the snow falling in the region. The mouse ran off after being spotted. Tran continued t

WTAE.COM - 2018-03-21 10:32:00

Police searching for shooter after man shot in Wilkinsburg

Police are searching for a shooter after a man in his late teens to early 20s was shot in Wilkinsburg. Dogs were used by police to search the area where the shooting occurred in the 700 block of Princeton Avenue. Police are searching for a shooter after a man in his late teens to early 20s was shot

WTAE.COM - 2018-03-20 21:16:00

Steelers sign former Green Bay safety Burnett

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Steelers value versatility in their defensive backs. Morgan Burnett should fit right in. The two-time defending AFC North champions signed the free agent safety to a three-year deal yesterday, part of an overhaul in the secondary that began last week when the team c

NEW CASTLE NEWS - 2018-03-21 11:15:00

Police: S. Greensburg woman ordered to jail after alleged stabbing

Updated less than a minute ago A 32-year-old woman was charged with allegedly stabbing a man inside her Southwest Greensburg apartment Tuesday with a "small butcher's cleaver" during an argument, police said. Shanell L. Morris was arraigned Wednesday on charges of aggravated assault, simple assau

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-21 18:15:58

Manor traffic stop lands 2 women in jail on multiple drug charges

Updated 2 minutes ago Manor Police made a traffic stop when a vehicle ran a stop sign Friday and arrested two Allegheny County women for allegedly possessing more than a brick of heroin, ecstasy pills, cocaine and marijuana, according to court documents. Officer Scott Urias reported that he saw a


Pittsburgh bank robbery suspects hops bus for short ride to jail

Updated 51 minutes ago A suspect hopped a Port Authority bus after robbing a Downtown Pittsburgh bank Monday, but his first stop landed him in jail. Police officers in more than a dozen vehicles converged on Smithfield Street, stopping the bus minutes later and nabbed the suspect, who was not imm

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-19 21:15:58

Greensburg woman accused of shoplifting at Macy's twice tried to escape custody, police say

Updated less than a minute ago State police said a Greensburg woman who struggled with a Macy's store security guard in Hempfield as she allegedly left the store without paying for 15 items of clothing Saturday later made a second escape attempt. Jeannine A. Krautz, 35, was arraigned Sunday on ch


Robbery leads to fight, arrests in Wilkinsburg

Two people in custody after guns and cash were dropped in the street Updated: 5:28 AM EDT Mar 20, 2018 A robbery at a home in Wilkinsburg led to a fight and then two arrests. The incident happened early Tuesday morning along North Avenue. The robbery led to an apparent fight in the street. The

WTAE.COM - 2018-03-20 09:28:00

Woman killed in car crash in East Hills identified

PITTSBURGH - One person was killed in a single car crash in Pittsburgh's East Hills neighborhood. According to police, officers found the vehicle crashed into a utility pole at the corner of Frankstown Avenue and North Wheeler Street around 12:45 a.m. Monday. The passenger, Isis Delrene Mitchell, 42


Toys R Us closure latest in string of store failures along Route 22

Toys R Us and Babies R Us are among the stores shutting down, which were also some of the big shopping destinations along Route 22 in Monroeville. 14 retailers on bankruptcy watch for 2018 Shoppers, Downtown toy store owner react to Toys R Us closures Retail alert: Toys R Us to close or sell all U.

WPXI - 2018-03-19 22:57:13

Steelers sign LB Jon Bostic to 2-year deal

PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Pittsburgh Steelers have signed inside linebacker Jon Bostic to a two-year contract. Details of the deal were not disclosed and it will not be finalized until after Bostic undergoes a physical today. The 26-year-old Bostic played 14 games for Indianapolis last season, getting 9


Winning Powerball ticket sold in Pennsylvania

Updated 3 minutes ago A lucky ticket-holder who played the Powerball in Pennsylvania won the eighth-largest jackpot Saturday. That ticket had all five numbers on the white balls - 22-57-59-60-66 - and the Powerball - 7 - to win about $456.7 million, according to Powerball officials. They did no


Snow to start Tuesday, carry on through Wednesday

Don't let today's warm weather fool you, it's still winter for a couple more days. According to Rich Redmond, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service Pittsburgh, forecasters are having trouble predicting how bad snow forecasted for Tuesday and Wednesday will be, but chances are that com

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-19 20:36:54

Opioid epidemic could spark HIV outbreak, health experts fear

Updated less than a minute ago Pennsylvania's widespread opioid epidemic, combined with controversial drug paraphernalia laws and the lack of needle exchange programs in rural areas, could spark a devastating and costly HIV outbreak, health experts fear. HIV outbreaks have hit several parts of th


Bobcat captured trying to catch a ride on Gateway Clipper?

It was a busy Sunday morning for people at the Gateway Clipper. A bobcat was found just prior to people boarding The Empress on the third deck. It was discovered during a routine boat inspection. Representatives from the Gateway Clipper called 9-1-1 and Pittsburgh animal control officers were dispat


Get Free Italian Ice, Ice Cream Cones On First Day Of Spring

PITTSBURGH, PA - OK, so it won't be very spring-like on the first day of spring Tuesday. But no matter what the weather, who doesn't enjoy a free Italian ice or ice cream cone? To celebrate the first day of spring, Rita's is giving away a free Italian ice from noon to 9 p.m. at all of its locations.