Woman charged after man’s body found wrapped in plastic in McKeesport
A woman is facing homicide charges after a man’s body was found wrapped in plastic in McKeesport last month.
Arrest made after man is found shot dead, wrapped in plastic in McKeesport apartment
Allegheny County police said they have made an arrest in the shooting death of a 36-year-old man in McKeesport. Watch our original report in the video player above. Police said they were called to an apartment along Evans Avenue just after 9 p.m. on May 1. Dispatchers had received a call that a man was dead inside that apartment, wrapped in plastic.
Allegheny Co. Council approves raising minimum wage to $20 per hour for county employees
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Allegheny County Council has voted to increase minimum wage for county employees to $20 per hour.The Tribune-Review reported the passing of the legislation on Tuesday evening.There would be incremental increases over a several year period.Starting next year, pay would increase to $18 per hour and then to $19 per hour in 2025.Hourly minimum pay would move to $20 per hour in 2026.The bill likely faces opposition from County Executive Rich Fitzgerald.
Allegheny County Council passes minimum wage hike for county workers
Some Allegheny County employees could see a wage increase thanks to a new minimum age wage bill that passed Tuesday evening. Allegheny County Council voted 10-4 to pass a bill that would set $20 an hour as the minimum wage for county workers by 2026. There would be incremental increases to $18 an hour next year and to $19 an hour in 2025.
Allegheny County Council votes to raise county employee minimum wage
With a vote of 10 to four Tuesday, Allegheny County Council passed legislation to raise the minimum wage for county employees to $18 an hour in 2024, $19 the following year, and $20 in 2026.
Stabbing Incident Under Investigation in Tarentum
TARENTUM, PA – The Allegheny County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating a stabbing incident in Tarentum. The local police were alerted to a stabbing in the 100 block of Davidson Street at approximately 6:25 pm on Sunday. The victim, a 26-year-old male, was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Homicide detectives have begun an investigation. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the County Police Tip Line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous. The post Stabbing Incident Under Investigation in Tarentum appeared first on Shore News Network.
Canada wildfire smoke leads to another air quality alert for Pittsburgh area
PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) -- Smoke from wildfires in Canada is creating unhealthy pollution levels for sensitive groups of people in the Pittsburgh area, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection said. The DEP declared a code orange air quality action day on Tuesday and Wednesday for Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington and Westmoreland counties, meaning young children, older people and those with respiratory problems should limit outdoor activities. Canada is dealing with a series of intense wildfires that have spread from the western provinces to Quebec, with hundreds of forest fires burning. The smoke has traveled into the United States, resulting in a number...
2 houses destroyed in fire in Oakmont
Smoke was billowing into the air after two houses caught fire in Oakmont.
Code Orange air quality alert extended into Wednesday due to Canadian wildfires
HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has issued a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for the Pittsburgh region for Wednesday. The alert affects the following counties: Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington and Westmoreland. The agency said that smoke from the wildfires in eastern Canada...
McKeesport woman charged in connection with death of man found wrapped in plastic
A McKeesport woman was taken into police custody Tuesday in connection with the murder of Donte Glover, a 36-year-old man who was found dead and wrapped in plastic. Lindsey Jackson, 37, is facing charges of homicide, abuse of a corpse and tampering with evidence, Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office said. Jackson turned herself in Tuesday afternoon to sheriff’s deputies and will be housed at Allegheny County Jail.
Folino Construction Begins Early Work on Dorseyville Road with Traffic Control Measures in Place
Folino Construction has started work on Dorseyville Road between Kittanning Pike and Harts Run Road earlier than expected. The work zone will move up and down the road, and traffic will alternate and be controlled using flaggers.
Pittsburgh in “code orange” air quality index as Canadian wildfires rage on
Canadian wildfire season is in full swing, and the effects are being felt across country, state and city borders. Allegheny county has been placed in the code orange air quality index as a direct result of the over 400 wildfires currently raging across Canada in Quebec and Nova Scotia. Northwesterly...
Western Pennsylvania not seeing new grant money to make railroad crossings safer, more convenient
If a first responder is blocked from getting across a railroad crossing, it could be the difference between life and death.
Pennsylvania Lottery online player wins six-figure payday
ALLEGHENY COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — One Pennsylvania resident won a six-figure payday from the Pennsylvania Lottery after playing an online game. The online lottery game is called “PA Big Winner Spectacular” and a player from Allegheny County won the online prize worth $147,361.20. PA Big Winner Spectacular is a connect-style internet instant game with one […]
Code Orange air quality alert in place for most of our area
The hazy skies and pollution prompted health officials to declare a Code Orange Air Quality Action Day for Tuesday.
TSA stops passenger with loaded gun at Pittsburgh International Airport
A Pennsylvania resident with a loaded 9mm handgun in his carry-on bag was stopped by TSA at the security checkpoint inside Pittsburgh International Airport on Monday.
Teen hospitalized after falling through roof of abandoned Pa. mall that officials want demolished
A high school student is reportedly in critical condition after falling through the roof of an abandoned mall near Pittsburgh. KDKA-TV reported that a male teen fell about 20 feet through the roof of the former Century III Mall in West Mifflin, Allegheny County, Friday night.
12 great swimming pools in Pittsburgh and the surrounding region
Photo above of swimmers at South Park Pool courtesy of Allegheny County Parks. School is out this week, and pools are open! In addition to the city of Pittsburgh’s nine public pools (which are free to residents 15 and under!), there are so many great pools and waterparks around the region where your family can cool off. Buy one membership, or hop around all summer!
Fidium Fiber to expand all-fiber internet network
Fidium Fiber plans to expand the service coverage of its all-fiber internet network to more than 2,000 homes and businesses in Butler and Allegheny counties. These areas include Allison Park, Cranberry Township, Freeport, Gibsonia, Mars and Sarver. The work of installing new fiber optic lines along roads and in public...
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