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New Kensington man to face felony strangulation charges
New Kensington, Pa. – Police in New Kensington respond to the 1100 block of Victoria Avenue after a 7 year old calls 911 for help. According to the police criminal complaint, officers went to the Victoria Avenue residence to find a male answering the door who appeared to be intoxicated with slurred
Officials: Pa. man allegedly hunted deer from car with crossbow
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. — State game officials have charged a Pittsburgh-area man with hunting deer from his car with a loaded crossbow. William Fundy was charged by summons this week with offenses including using a vehicle to attempt to hunt game or wildlife.
Lower Burrell woman injured in near head-on crash
© Images & Video Copyright Lowes Computers | Photojournalist |Paul R. Lowes | AKVNEWS.COM. Lower Burrell, Pa. – Police and fire crews in Lower Burrell responded to a 2-vehicle crash at Sylvan Drive and SR 56 just after 4:00 pm Thursday afternoon.
Westbound PA Turnpike closed after tractor-trailers crash, spill 300 gallons of fuel
PLUM BOROUGH, Pa. - A crash involving two tractor-trailers has closed westbound lanes on a portion of the Pennsylvania Turnpike and spilled debris and about 300 gallons of fuel onto the interstate, officials said.
Criminal Interdiction Detail in the New Kensington area nets 3 bricks of heroin
New Kensington, Pa. – (From 7/23/2018) While conducting a criminal interdiction detail in New Kensington, authorities arrested a New Kensington woman for possession of heroin. Charges filed 10/30/2018.
Bill Fralic, Former Pitt And NFL Star, Dies
PITTSBURGH, PA - Former University of Pittsburgh and NFL star Bill Fralic has died at the age of 56. Fralic had been battling cancer, according to the university. A Penn Hills native, Fralic was an offensive lineman for the University of Pittsburgh from the 1981 through 1984 seasons. Fralic's number
Pittsburgh man says he was attacked by 7 people because he is transgender
A transgender man says he was repeatedly kicked in the face, had hot coffee thrown in his eyes, and called derogatory names by a mob of seven people in Pittsburgh due to his gender identity.
Arnold police continue to investigate North Street crash
Arnold, Pa. – Arnold Police Chief Eric Doutt said the investigation continues into the crash of one vehicle and several parked cars at the intersection of North Street and Victoria Avenue on November 30, 2018. AKVNEWS.COM will continue to follow this story as more details are released.
Pennsylvania Woman in Critical Condition After Bear Attacked, Dragged Her While She Was Walking Dog
A Pennsylvania woman has been left in critical condition following a bear attack outside her Lycoming County home on Wednesday evening, officials say. Melinda LeBarron was attacked on her property at around 6:45 p.m., WNEP-TV reported. She was grabbed on the leg by a black bear and pulled nearly 90
E-mail sent by Allegheny Co. District Attorney raises eyebrows
PITTSBURGH - An email sent out by Allegheny County District Attorney Stephen Zappala's fundraising campaign is raising some eyebrows. The email touts a grand jury report released last week, criticizing how the city investigates police-involved shootings, saying in part:
The 14 True Phases Of Surviving A Pennsylvania Winter
Old Man Winter’s knocking on our door. Whether we want to answer or not, he’s going to come barging in like an unwelcome guest. Then, without fail, he’ll ruin our plans, often at the last minute, and overstay his welcome. We’ll complain, implore him to leave, and start begging Mother Nature to allow
'Bored' Pennsylvania firefighter charged with starting fires
MUNHALL, Pa. -- A 19-year-old volunteer firefighter is charged with starting fires at two homes, and police in western Pennsylvania allege that he said he did it because he was bored.
Explosion at MarkWest Energy in Washington, Pennsylvania
Police and other emergency services in Pennsylvania are responding to an explosion and fire at the MarkWest Energy facility in Washington County, local officials say. Multiple people have been injured.
Teen says friend's brother raped her on couch next to his sleeping girlfriend
PITTSBURGH - A 16-year-old girl spending the night at a friend’s house woke up to find her friend’s brother touching her before he held her down and raped her, she told police.
Ski Slopes, snow tubing hill set to open at Boyce Park
PLUM, Pa. - Get ready to hit the slopes! The ski slopes at Boyce Park in Plum will open Friday. Allegheny County Parks officials said the slopes will open for the season at 3:30 p.m. with a base of 18” to 48” of snow.
Parents of Antwon Rose Jr., fatally shot by police officer, file lawsuit against University of Pittsburgh over undisclosed misconduct
Antwon Rose Jr.’s parents are suing the University of Pittsburgh — the former employer of the cop who fatally shot their unarmed son — claiming it did not disclose prior misconduct.
Multiple reports of threats being made across Pennsylvania deemed a hoax
PENNSYLVANIA. (WJAC) — Reports of several bomb threats surfaced across Pennsylvania Thursday afternoon. State authorities believe the threats, sent by email, are a part of a nationwide hoax.
Steelers Injury Report: Sean Davis one of five players missing practice Wednesday
The Pittsburgh Steelers were missing five players at practice on Wednesday and it seems highly likely that they will be without some key starters when they face the New England Patriots on Sunday. Marcus Gilbert and James Conner were once again forced to sit out training due to the injuries that pre
KKK fliers found in driveways
The police are concerned, but they were pretty sure this would happen. Several weeks after the mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Ku Klux Klan fliers were left in the driveways of several homes in nearby Somerset and Berlin, WJAC TV is reporting.
Officials: Man allegedly hunted deer from car with crossbow
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (AP) - State game officials have charged a Pittsburgh-area man with hunting deer from his car with a loaded crossbow. William Fundy was charged by summons this week with offenses including using a vehicle to attempt to hunt game or wildlife.