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Trial looms in New Kensington murder case

Updated 12 minutes ago Jury selection for a Penn Hills man charged with first-degree murder in New Kensington last year is set to begin Oct. 2. Westmoreland County prosecutors contend that Dequane Faulk, 25, formerly of Arnold, shot and killed Todd Rogers Bell, 25, in a Parnassus alley on June 5,

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2017-09-19 21:24:54

McDonald's Ordering Kiosks Arrive In Pittsburgh

ROSS TOWNSHIP (KDKA) - The latest advancement in technology may surprise some fast food customers. Step into the McDonald's on the northbound side of McKnight Road in Ross Township, and you will witness the future: the McDonald's ordering kiosk. Four of them are now up and running. While they've be

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-19 06:44:00

Fayette County Community Action Agency celebrates 50 years of service

Buy Now Magan Aston, who was unemployed and struggling when she began receiving services for herself and her family through Fayette County Community Action, is now in college and now works for Retired Senior Volunteer Program. Aston told her story at a recent luncheon celebrating the agency's 50th a

HERALDSTANDARD.COM - 2017-09-19 06:15:00

'I was meant to be their first victim:' Murrysville woman escaped death from 'Kill for Thrill' murderers

While the death of "Kill for Thrill" murderer Michael J. Travaglia gave momentary relief to a surviving victim, memories of terror still haven't left her 38 years later. Store clerk Mary Campbell, who lived in Murrysville, was robbed at gunpoint by Travaglia and partner John C. Lesko at the Stop N G

WTAE.COM - 2017-09-19 16:02:00

Protesters make good on threat to disrupt St. Louis business

ST. LOUIS (AP) - When a former police officer was acquitted in the fatal shooting of a Black suspect, protesters vowed to show their disdain by disrupting business in downtown St. Louis. They quickly succeeded. The unrest that followed Friday's ruling closed large corporate offices, shut down restau

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-19 19:00:36

Man injured in ATV rollover

CONNOQUENESSING TWP - Firefighters rescued a man from an ATV rollover at a pipeline worksite off Shannon Road this morning. The man was taken by medical helicopter to a Pittsburgh hospital with serious injuries, said Dave Bestwick, Butler Township Station 3 assistant fire chief. The accident happe

BUTLER EAGLE - 2017-09-19 07:00:00

Man Wanted For Luring, Sexual Assault Of 12-Year-Old Arrested

NORTH BRADDOCK (KDKA) - A man wanted for the luring and sexual assault of a 12-year-old girl was taken into custody Friday. Police announced Monday that 21-year-old Jermaine Stevens was arrested by North Braddock Police on Friday. According to police, Stevens lured and sexually assaulted a 12-year-o

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-19 00:05:00

Pittsburgh man pleads guilty to supplying fentanyl linked to area death

A Pittsburgh man has pleaded guilty to selling fentanyl that was linked to an overdose death in Washington County in 2016. Matthew David "Z" Adams, 28, pleaded guilty to one count of dealing heroin and fentanyl before U.S. District Judge Joy Flowers Conti, the office of acting U.S. Attorney Soo C

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-09-19 01:46:26

2nd Suspect Arrested In Murder Of Sisters In McKeesport

NORTH VERSAILLES (KDKA) - The second suspect wanted in the shooting deaths of two sisters in McKeesport has been arrested. According to Allegheny County Police, 19-year-old Kylee Lankford, of McKeesport, was arrested Tuesday morning at the Walmart in North Versailles. (Source: Allegheny County Polic

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-19 19:24:00

Toys R Us files for bankruptcy

Toys R Us, facing imminent deadlines to pay off hundreds of millions in debt, said Monday that it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The move comes on the cusp of the all-important holiday season, a period in which many retailers earn nearly half of their annual revenue, and a time of

THECALIFORNIAN.COM - 2017-09-19 04:25:52

Rebuilding the gulf coast, preparing for the next hurricane

BILL FLETCHER JR. It has been nothing short of horrifying to watch the pictures of Hurricane Harvey's impact on Texas and Louisiana. We can only imagine what it has been like for those, who have been the direct victims of this storm. There is much that can and needs to be said about Harvey and its a

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-19 16:22:52

Explaining Harrison's inactivity for Steelers

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that James Harrison hasn't been demoted as much as other players have passed him on the depth chart. Tomlin was specifically talking about Anthony Chickillo, who was coming off a two-sack game in Cleveland. The issue arose when right outside lineback

OBSERVER-REPORTER - 2017-09-19 18:17:46

Self-Driving Car Company Announces World Headquarters In Strip District

STRIP DISTRICT (KDKA) - There are new self-driving cars cruising city streets, and soon the company developing them will be building a new world headquarters in the Strip District. "This is sort of a dream come true, what will be here," Argo AI CEO Bryan Salesky said. "This will be our future home.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-20 00:52:00

Cops Arrest Bank Robbery Fugitive Dressed As Trauma Surgeon

PITTSBURGH (AP/KDKA) - Sheriff's deputies say a fugitive wanted for violating his probation in a Pittsburgh-area bank robbery was arrested after claiming to be a trauma surgeon after his speeding car was stopped. Allegheny County deputies say 41-year-old Mark Heullen was wearing a stethoscope and ha

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-19 22:56:00

Steelers remain tough to beat in home openers

PITTSBURGH - Since Heinz Field opened in 2001, the Pittsburgh Steelers have been virtually unbeatable in home openers. The Steelers continued their dominance in home openers and improved to 2-0 by scoring a convincing 26-9 win over the Minnesota Vikings on Sunday afternoon. The win upped the Steeler

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 14:38:00

NHL gears up to prevent Penguins three-peat

Each time Seth Jones felt like the Columbus Blue Jackets were dominating, the Pittsburgh Penguins went down the ice and scored. The series was over fast. T.J. Oshie knows the feeling because the Penguins did it to the Washington Capitals often during playoff series the past two years. "It kind of de

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2017-09-19 14:20:00

The person named most dangerous online might surprise you

NEW YORK (AP) - One-time pop-punk princess Avril Lavigne has beaten superstar Beyonce at something, but she may not be totally happy with her victory - she's been named the most dangerous celebrity on the internet. Cybersecurity firm McAfee said Tuesday that Lavigne, whose last album came out in 201

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-19 18:05:27

Message to the young activists involved in the serious work of social change

The second paragraph of the Declaration of Independence begins, "We hold these Truths to be self-evident, that all Men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of happiness." While most are familiar

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-19 18:00:39

Greg Huston: Despite 2-0 start, Steelers have big problems to solve

The Steelers improved to 2-0 on the young season after defeating the Minnesota Vikings, who were without starting quarterback, Sam Bradford. In the NFL, wins are really the only thing that matter, so for the Steelers, so far, so good. But for a team that has Super Bowl aspirations, neither of the fi

NEW CASTLE NEWS - 2017-09-19 11:15:00

Racist Attack At Cornell University Prompts Soul Searching

Cornell University's President, Martha E. Pollack, is leading the ivy league school into a period of soul searching after a racist attack. "This is not who we are," Pollack said in a statement, as she announced that the university would soon launch a presidential task force that's "charged with exam

NEW PITTSBURGH COURIER - 2017-09-19 16:43:27