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Fire damages Tarentum bait-and-tackle shop and residence, leaving woman homeless

Rich Heuser, Eureka Fire Rescue EMS chief of operations, said the fire started just before 1 p.m. at a building at the corner of Second Avenue and Ross Street.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-10-17 17:18:51

Judge rejects appeal by man convicted of 2011 slaying in New Kensington

Raymond Rivera, 40, contended his lawyers failed to provide an adequate defense during his 2013 trial that resulted in a jury finding him guilty of first-degree murder. Rivera said his lawyers didn’t call a key witness to testify on his behalf, failed to properly investigate the crime scene and did

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-10-16 19:24:49

MATTHEW DARBY: Suspect in murder of Pitt student accepts plea deal

Matthew Darby, the man accused in the beating death of Pitt student Alina Sheykhet, has accepted a plea deal.

WPXI - 2018-10-17 14:44:35

When Could Pittsburgh See Its First Snowfall?

PITTSBURGH, PA - Those 85-degree days that were common as recently as last week in southwestern Pennsylvania are a thing of the past and likely won't occur again until next May. In fact, we've now entered the portion of the fall calendar where, gulp, snowfall is possible.

PATCH - 2018-10-17 14:29:13

Man Accused Of Murdering Pitt Student Pleads Guilty To First-Degree Murder

He was being held on charges that he killed his former girlfriend, Pitt studentAlina Sheykhet, in her Oakland apartment.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-17 08:50:51

Man Surrenders, Ending Standoff In East Liberty

According to the man’s family members, he was not armed. However, they say he’s been dealing with some mental health issues and had just gotten out of Western Psych.

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2018-10-17 16:58:57

Survey: Pittsburgh is the best city for jobs right now

There’s an opening for a retail merchandiser, an associate chiropractor, an after-school counselor, and a personal shopper.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-10-17 09:24:54

Opening date set for Tarentum's new Family Dollar store

The store will have a “soft opening” on the day before Thanksgiving — Wednesday, Nov. 21, spokeswoman Heather Briganti said.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-10-17 08:45:52

3 trades that make sense for the Pittsburgh Steelers

ThePittsburgh Steelersare contenders, and with the Le’Veon Bell situation playing out as it is currently, they’re looking to shop him around. It seems a serious possibility the Steelers will execute a trade within the next two weeks, but whether Bell will be going somewhere else — or perhaps not lea


Police: Homeless couple ran meth lab at Vandergrift home of person who took them in

Kiell Thomas Freeman and Tia Charmagne Klazon, both 32, face felony charges of operating a methamphetamine lab and risking a catastrophe and misdemeanor counts including reckless endangerment and drug offenses.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-10-16 18:42:54

High School Girls Admitted to Making False Sexual Assault Accusations Against a Male Student Because They ‘Just Don’t Like Him’

The girls—dubbed "mean girls" in thelawsuit, a reference to the 2004 Lindsay Lohan film—admitted on tape that they made up the assault story. One said, "I just don't like him" and "[I] would do anything to get him expelled," according toThe Toronto Sun.

REASON.COM - 2018-10-17 16:30:00

Pittsburgh police searching for missing 62-year-old woman from Uptown

Gari Pannell, who has undisclosed health issues and uses a walker, was last seen leaving her home about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Alicia George said.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-10-16 21:48:47

Alert residents lead police to three arrests in Duquesne

Around that same time, a neighbor called 911 after seeing Shantel Griffin knocking on the door of an elderly woman’s home. The homeowner did not answer the door. The three people left the scene, police said.

WPXI - 2018-10-17 10:27:47

Self-driving stories: How 6 US cities are planning for autonomous vehicles

Autonomous vehicle technology is an emerging issue for many cities, and more than 50% are already planning for self-driving cars, according to a new report.

TECHREPUBLIC - 2018-10-17 20:56:00

Adia Victoria Shares Poem In Honor of National Black Poetry Day, New LP SILENCES To Be Released 2/22

Adia Victoriawill be touring the world in support ofSilencesand the first round of dates kick off February 19 in Washington, DC at DC9. The "Dope Queen Tour" takes her to Brooklyn'sRough Tradeon February 22 and The Moroccan Lounge on March 7 in Los Angeles. It concludes March 15 in Denver, CO atLari

BROADWAY WORLD - 2018-10-17 16:26:08

3 busted with drugs & guns after Duquesne residents saw something, said something

Updated 2 minutes ago“If You See Something, Say Something” may be the official motto of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.But the reminder doesn’t only apply to preventing major acts of terrorism.City of Duquesne police say residents took the motto to heart on Tuesday afternoon when numerous

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-10-17 07:27:51

New Kensington K-Mart to close as part of Sears bankruptcy filings

“The reduction in the number of stores that the company operates, as well as the reconfiguration of the stores it continues to operate, is part of the company’s larger process of transforming its business model to place a greater emphasis on providing dynamic online and in-person shopping experience


Freeport residents lament closure of Devereaux car dealership

After 95 years of ownership by three generations of Devereauxs, the Freeport car dealership site at 230 Buffalo St. is on the market for $595,000.

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-10-17 04:36:21

Possible Police Chase Leads To Crash In New Kensington

NEW KENSINGTON (KDKA) – Police are investigating a crash in New Kensington, but it may have happened following a police chase.According to police, the crash happened near the intersection of Constitution Boulevard and Walnut Street in New Kensington.Bystanders said the crash happened following a pol


NEW CASTLE HOMICIDES: Mom, child and man found dead in New Castle home

When officers arrived, the found a woman, child and man were dead. Police are not saying how they were killed.

WPXI - 2018-10-16 15:33:20