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Tarentum man charged with beating son because he soiled himself

A Tarentum man is accused of beating his 3-year-old son with a belt because he soiled his diaper. Andre Coral Stanford Jr., 36, of East Street faces a felony charge of endangering the welfare of children and a misdemeanor charge of simple assault in connection to the alleged beating.


Turnpike closed in Westmoreland County due to crash, coroner called

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 near mile marker 86.4, which is between the New Stanton and Donegal exits.


Family sues driver and operators of 2 bars after fatal crash in Westmoreland County

SOUTH HUNTINGDON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — The parents of a woman killed in a crash in Westmoreland County last month have filed a lawsuit against the driver and the operators of two bars that he visited that night.


Man sues after alleged dog attack inside building supply store in Westmoreland County

LEECHBURG, Pa. — A Westmoreland County man has filed a lawsuit saying he was attacked by a dog inside of a building supply store in Leechburg. Ryan Zampogna, of New Kensington, said the incident happened Feb. 28 at the Stanford Home Centers store on State Route 356.


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.


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.


A woman found out her ex-boyfriend had secretly been living in her attic for weeks and creeping around her house

Cary Cocuzzi was arrested in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on Saturday and charged with burglary and unlawful restraint. Police said he had been living in his ex-girlfriend's attic for two weeks without her knowledge.


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.


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


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


Tarentum Police looking for burglary suspects

Tarentum police were looking for two men accused of breaking into and stealing items from a borough home on Tuesday. Police Chief Bill Vakulick said the burglary was reported to police shortly before noon Tuesday. It occurred in the 600 block of Second Avenue.


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


Police: Man Found Passed Out After Drinking With Pot On Burning Stove

GREENSBURG (KDKA) — A Westmoreland County man is facing charges, accused of nearly starting a fire at a Greensburg apartment building after passing out while drinking. Police were called to the building on Keener Way just before 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night.


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


Ben Roethlisberger has new deal with Steelers

PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger has a new deal with the team. You can now customize your WPXI News App to receive alerts to sports news. CLICK HERE to find out how.


Five Pa. cities land in Top 25 in particle pollution in American Lung Association report

Five Pennsylvania cities and metro areas across the state rank among the Top 25 in the country in terms of year-round particle pollution, according to a new report from the American Lung Association.