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Investigators trying to determine cause of massive boat fire
Salvatore Diamore, the owner of the 36 -oot boat, said he was not on board when the fire broke out.
Report on Catholic sexual abuse lists 120 'predator priests' from Greensburg, Pittsburgh dioceses
Dan Speicher|Tribune-ReviewInside Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, in Greensburg, on Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018.
Pittsburgh bar named among best in the nation
PITTSBURGH —Pittsburgh residents looking for one of the best bars in the nation need to look no further than downtown.AdvertisementButcher and the Rye was named byThrillistas one of the country's 21 best cocktail bars.It is also the first Pittsburgh bar nominated for a James Beard Award for best bar
Hearing for son of Westmoreland County judge accused of marijuana distribution moved to October
Stephen Yakopec III, 28, and Kacy T. Anderson, 29, both of Lower Burrell, were charged by agents from the State Attorney General’s office with multiple drug distribution and possession charges following a six-month investigation into an alleged marijuana distribution operation in the Lower Burrell a
CATHOLIC GRAND JURY REPORT: Probe reveals former Beaver Co. DA stopped abuse investigations
BEAVER, Pa.- The Beaver County District Attorney in 1964 stopped investigations into child sex abuse to prevent "unfavorable publicity," according to a grand jury report released Tuesday.
Community leaders call for violence to end after weekend spike in Pittsburgh-area shootings
“This has got to stop. This can be done but it has to stop today.”-Richard A Stewart Jr., President of NAACP Pittsburgh Unitpic.twitter.com/2e10ISzivY— Chris Lovingood WTAE (@CLovingoodWTAE)August 14, 2018
Injury Update For Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger
PITTSBURGH, PA - DECEMBER 17: Ben Roethlisberger #7 of the Pittsburgh Steelers drops back to pass in the first quarter during the game against the New England Patriots at Heinz Field on December 17, 2017 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
87-year-old woman Tased by police while cutting dandelions, family says
“She’s recovering, you know. Still a little sore from what she’s gone through,” nephew Solomon Douhne said.
DUQUESNE BAR FIRE: Fire burns outside bar where man shot, killed hours earlier
DUQUESNE, Pa.- Authorities are investigating a suspicious fire outside a Duquesne bar where a man was shot and killed early Monday morning, officials said.
Police seek woman suspected of shooting four people during East Liberty street fight
Updated 3 minutes agoPittsburgh police Tuesday issued a warrant for a woman accused ofshooting four peoplein Pittsburgh’s East Liberty neighborhood, according to the Pittsburgh Department of Public Safety.Stacey Gibson, 23, of Homewood is wanted on four counts of aggravated assault.A group of young
Over 1,000 children molested by 300 priests in Pennsylvania - report
MORE THAN 1,000 children — and possibly many more — were molested by hundreds of Roman Catholic priests in six Pennsylvania dioceses, while senior church officials took steps to cover it up, according to a landmark grand jury report released Tuesday.
DUI, drug cases among those recently handled in Judge DeLuca's Penn Hills court
Michael William Lynn, 39, of Pittsburgh on charges of possession of controlled substances. Charges were filed June 9.
WANTED: Clairton woman wanted on homicide charge; police say her boyfriend's toddler died of strangulation
Deasha Ringgold (pictured above) has been labeled as a fugitive by county police, who said she has ties to Clairton, McKeesport and Penn Hills. The woman is described as 5 feet 1 inch tall with a medium build and multiple tattoos. Homicide detectives ask anyone who sees her to call 911 immediately.
Section of Lower Burrell road to close Tuesday for sewer line replacement
“Please expect road closures at this location while work is progressing, so please plan ahead for this work,” Scott Johnson, the city’s public works foreman wrote on the city’s Facebook page. “Thanks for your continued cooperation during this stormline replacement project.”
Officer taken to hospital after Pittsburgh police cruiser is involved in North Side crash
A Pittsburgh police officer was taken to the hospital after a crash involving a police cruiser on Pittsburgh’s North Side.The crash happened shortly before 6 a.m. Tuesday along Madison Avenue.AdvertisementA Pittsburgh Public Safety spokesperson said the officer’s cruiser crashed into a bridge barrie
Wanted: Woman accused of killing boyfriend’s toddler searched 'how to do CPR on baby'
CLAIRTON, Pa. -- (WHGP) -- Police are looking for a 21-year-old woman they believe killed her boyfriend’s toddler daughter, then searched online for a way to revive the child instead of calling 911,according to the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.
PITTSBURGH GUN VIOLENCE: Community leaders demand change after spike in gun violence in recent days
Related HeadlinesWarrant issued for suspect in street fight, shooting in East LibertySpate of Pittsburgh gun violence an outlier, police say1 dead after shooting inside Duquesne bar
Man reportedly struck by lightning in Schenley Park
PITTSBURGH —A man was reportedly struck by lighting in Schenley Park Monday afternoon, according to a witness on the scene.The witness told Pittsburgh's Action News 4 reporter David Kaplan the man was playing soccer during a storm when he was struck by lightning.AdvertisementHe was taken to the hosp
PITTSBURGH CATHOLIC CHURCH SCANDAL: Deadline looms for release of Catholic church abuse report
Clergy sex abuse report to be released -- now what?Greensburg bishop: Some names on list of clergy accused of sex abuse ‘will shock people’Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese plans to release names of clergy members accused of child sex abuseDiocese of Harrisburg IDs 71 alleged sex abusers, cites failure of
Man Shot And Killed In Pittsburgh-Area Bar
PITTSBURGH, PA - A 55-year-old man was shot and killed and another person wounded early Monday in a bar in Duquesne.The incident occurred at the 1313 Bar on Kennedy Avenue shortly after midnight. Police arrived on the scene to find Donnell Demery bleeding from his wounds. He was taken to an area hos