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Woman killed in car crash in East Hills identified

PITTSBURGH - One person was killed in a single car crash in Pittsburgh's East Hills neighborhood. According to police, officers found the vehicle crashed into a utility pole at the corner of Frankstown Avenue and North Wheeler Street around 12:45 a.m. Monday. The passenger, Isis Delrene Mitchell, 42

WPXI - 2018-03-19 10:30:41

Winning Powerball ticket sold in Pennsylvania

Updated 3 minutes ago A lucky ticket-holder who played the Powerball in Pennsylvania won the eighth-largest jackpot Saturday. That ticket had all five numbers on the white balls - 22-57-59-60-66 - and the Powerball - 7 - to win about $456.7 million, according to Powerball officials. They did no

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-18 12:24:34

Man pulled from vehicle after fiery crash in New Kensington

An elderly man suffered a medical condition, lost control and crossed the center line, striking two oncoming vehicles, officials said. The man's vehicle caught fire and a nearby construction worker broke the passenger window to pull him out. There is no word on the driver's condition. Leechburg Roa

WTAE.COM - 2018-03-19 17:08:00

Bobcat captured trying to catch a ride on Gateway Clipper?

It was a busy Sunday morning for people at the Gateway Clipper. A bobcat was found just prior to people boarding The Empress on the third deck. It was discovered during a routine boat inspection. Representatives from the Gateway Clipper called 9-1-1 and Pittsburgh animal control officers were dispat

WTAE.COM - 2018-03-18 19:14:00

Manor traffic stop lands 2 women in jail on multiple drug charges

Updated 2 minutes ago Manor Police made a traffic stop when a vehicle ran a stop sign Friday and arrested two Allegheny County women for allegedly possessing more than a brick of heroin, ecstasy pills, cocaine and marijuana, according to court documents. Officer Scott Urias reported that he saw a

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-19 13:39:58

Police calls: Crash, fire, 5 assaults reported

Assault: Report taken at the 1200 block of South Jay Street, 2:17 p.m. Saturday. Fight: Report taken at the 600 block of South Main Street, 2:09 p.m. Saturday. Theft: Report taken at the 1400 block of Sixth Avenue Southwest, 12:48 p.m. Saturday. Structure fire: Report taken at the 10900 block of 393

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2018-03-17 22:03:00

Uber pauses self-driving operations in Pittsburgh after reported crash in Arizona

Uber has pulled its fleet of self-driving cars off the road in Pittsburgh and three other cities after a reported crash in Arizona. ABC 15 reported that the accident involving a self-driving vehicle happened early Monday morning in Tempe. It's unclear whether there were any injuries. An Uber spokesp

WTAE.COM - 2018-03-19 15:35:00

Greensburg woman accused of shoplifting at Macy's twice tried to escape custody, police say

Updated less than a minute ago State police said a Greensburg woman who struggled with a Macy's store security guard in Hempfield as she allegedly left the store without paying for 15 items of clothing Saturday later made a second escape attempt. Jeannine A. Krautz, 35, was arraigned Sunday on ch

PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW - 2018-03-19 16:00:54

Arrest warrant issued after domestic incident leads to shooting in Pittsburgh

One person taken to the hospital Updated: 10:28 AM EDT Mar 17, 2018 Pittsburgh police have issued an arrest warrant after a domestic incident led to a shooting early Saturday morning. The incident happened shortly after midnight along Avondale Place, on the border of Pittsburgh's Morningside and H


Pittsburgh man charged with fatal shooting in McKees Rocks early Friday

Updated less than a minute ago A Pittsburgh man has been arrested and charged with the shooting death early this morning of a man in McKees Rocks. Police say that Tyree Davis, 33, shot and killed Juan Green, 31, of McKees Rocks, at the intersection of Olivia and Washington streets at around 1:30


Shaler police ask for public's help in search for missing man

Police in Shaler Township are asking for the public's help in finding a man who's been missing since January. Daniel Smith, 34, went missing on or about January 16. At the time time he was believed to be homeless. Smith has family in Pittsburgh, Shaler, Philadelphia and New Castle but in recent yea


Pirates will honor slain New Kensington Officer Brian Shaw on April 7

Updated 9 minutes ago The Pittsburgh Pirates have declared their April 7 game the "Brian Shaw Memorial Game" in honor of the New Kensington police officer killed in the line of duty on Nov. 17. "Prior to the start of the game, the Pirates will honor the memory of New Kensington Police Officer Bri


UPMC doctor indicted for illegally prescribing opioids, health care fraud

A UPMC doctor arrested earlier this month has been indicted on charges by a federal grand jury in Pittsburgh. Omar Almusa, 45, of Pittsburgh, is charged with 86 counts of unlawfully dispensing controlled substances, one count of conspiracy to dispense a controlled substance and one count of health c


Letter to the editor: New Kensington authority's deception

Updated less than a minute ago Municipal Authority of the City of New Kensington customers will now have a flat rate instead of being unfairly charged for water they are not using ( "Flat rate set for New Kensington water use" ). That's the good news. The bad news? Reading the rhetoric about the $1


Thousands in attendance for St. Patrick's Day in Pittsburgh

"We are going to bring the train in and ride that all the way," said Hope Feior. "Maybe Uber home. We're not planning on driving, that's for sure." Pittsburgh's St. Patrick's Day parade is considered the second-largest in the country.Miss Irish Smiling Eyes Madeline Evans was crowned the 2018 Miss I


Alleged human trafficking and prostitution ring in Cranberry hotel

Updated 2 minutes ago Police arrested a Cranberry hotel patron for allegedly running a human trafficking and prostitution operation involving at least one juvenile girl, according to the Tribune-Review's news partner WPXI. Cranberry police charged Oscar Carter with human trafficking; only one gir


Meadville man killed in crash with PennDOT plow truck

RANDOLPH TOWNSHIP - A Meadville man was killed in a crash with a PennDOT plow truck Thursday night. Pennsylvania State Police at Meadville report that Shaun Michael Althouse, 35, was traveling west on State Route 27, about one-half mile west of Beuchat Road around 9:30 p.m. Althouse lost control of


Pittsburgh Police seeking help finding missing teenager

Pittsburgh Police Detectives asked for assistance Thursday night locating a missing 15-year-old girl. Jordyn Robinson was last seen leaving her North Side home on February 22nd. Robinson is 5'3" tall and weighs 130 pounds. If you have any information, call the Missing Persons detectives at 412-32