Woman killed, 3 men hurt in crash on West End Bridge
A woman was killed, and several other people were hurt in a crash on the West End Bridge early Saturday morning.
Frightful flight: Plane headed to Pittsburgh makes emergency landing after battery ignites on board
A plane on its way to Pittsburgh filled with smoke and had to make an emergency landing on Friday.
Saturday morning starts off rainy but showers move out of Pittsburgh and warmth moves in
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Rain showers wrap up early around 10 a.m. and then it stays mostly cloudy for the afternoon and evening. Highs make it to the mid-50s with overnight lows in the 40s. The wind will be nice and calm.WEATHER LINKS: Current Conditions | School Closings & Delays | Submit Your Weather PhotosSunday will be gorgeous and feel like Spring with highs in the low to mid-60s and becoming sunny through the afternoon. Monday and Tuesday are the warmest days of the week where we can see highs at or near 70 degrees and staying mostly sunny.Rain arrives Wednesday and Thursday with highs still well above normal but getting cooler back in the mid to upper 50s. The above-normal temperatures stick around through mid-March!Stay up to date with the KDKA Mobile App – which you can download here!
SWAT on scene of barricaded man in Pittsburgh neighborhood apartment
SWAT teams are on scene of an incident in Pittsburgh’s Bloomfield neighborhood involving a barricaded man.
Pennsylvania Restaurant Crowned 'Best Diner' In The Entire State
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Fatality Reported in Interstate 79 Crash
A crash that occurred Friday night on Interstate 79 resulted in one fatality. David W Henn, 54, of Pittsburgh was pronounced dead at the seen according to a Pennsylvania State Police release. The crash happened around 5 PM on Friday near mile marker 101 on I-79. The truck drove off...
Pittsburgh police find missing 12-year-old boy
Pittsburgh police are searching for a missing 12-year-old boy.
Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2024: What you need to know
The Pittsburgh St. Patrick’s Day Parade plans have been announced.
Local coffee shop ordered closed by Health Department
A coffee shop in West Deer has been ordered closed by the Allegheny County Health Department. According to an inspection the shop on McKrell Road has been operating without a valid health permit since May 31, 2022.
Man killed in Station Square shooting
A man was killed in a shooting late Friday night in Pittsburgh’s South Shore.
Billy Porter announces death of "loving mother"
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Billy Porter's mother has died. In a post on his verified Instagram account on Thursday, Porter shared a touching tribute to his mom, Cloerinda Jean Johnson Porter-Ford."We were right beside her when she took her last breath, wrapped in our arms. Mommy lived life to the fullest despite physical limitations pressed upon her," Porter's post said. The Pittsburgh native said his mom "was the personification of true Christianity and her unconditional love is a template that the world could benefit from employing.""Her example is what we continue to strive for," Porter posted. "We are heartbroken she is no longer here with us, but find solace that her suffering has ended. Her fight was long and hard—she did it with grace and integrity. Mommy will remain forever in our hearts as she continues to guide us from above, as she has done on this Earth." Porter graduated from CAPA High School before attending Carnegie Mellon University. He graduated from the university's School of Drama in 1991. In 2022, he returned to Carnegie Mellon to serve as a graduation keynote speaker.
Police arrest suspect wanted for allegedly firing shots at police in Stowe Township
STOWE TOWNSHIP (KDKA) - A man is in custody after he allegedly fired shots at police on Friday morning in Stowe Township. According to county police, just before 5:30 a.m. on March 1, McKees Rocks Police were called to a home in the 300 block of Woodward Avenue for a welfare check but the residence was ultimately vacant. Police then learned the home in question was in the 500 block, not the 300 block. Once they got to that house, they were joined by Stowe Township Police a man jumped from the porch and fled the scene, and officers began to pursue the man as he ran. As the pursuit continued, officers heard multiple shots and took cover. Police did not return fire. In consultation with the Allegheny County Police Department, an investigation found that 43-year-old John Lane was the man who fled and allegedly fired the shots. Police reviewed surveillance footage as well as interviewed witnesses and were able to identify Lane ultimately. On Friday afternoon, police were able to take Lane into custody. He is now facing charges of aggravated assault, assault of a law enforcement officer, and firearms violations. Lane is now in the Allegheny County Jail awaiting arraignment.
U.S. Steel bald eagles welcome first egg of 2024
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The U.S. Steel bald eagles have welcomed their first egg of 2024.In an email on Friday night, a spokesperson for U.S. Steel said Irvin and Claire are now watching over the egg that was laid in the nest in West Mifflin. "Once hatched, the eaglet will be called USS 7 as it is the 7th successful hatch at the nest. The eaglet is expected to hatch in 35 days," the spokesperson said.Irvin and Claire began building their nest at the U.S. Steel Mon Valley Works Irvin plant in West Mifflin in 2019. The nest is approximately 12 miles upriver from the Hays nest. Last month, the Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania announced that the first egg of 2024 was laid at the Hays bald eagle nest in Pittsburgh. The bald eagles have been nesting on the hillside in Hays since 2013.
Pittsburgh Housing Authority Accepting Pre-Applications for Section 8 Waiting List from March 11 to March 15
The Housing Authority of the City of Pittsburgh (HACP) will accept pre-applications for its Housing Choice Voucher Program (Section 8) waiting list from March 11 to March 15, 2024. This program, a major rental assistance initiative, aims to help low-income families, the elderly, and the disabled find suitable housing in the private market.
Evergreen Cafe owner's car is still out front, now just "loading" in the loading zone every half hour
There was a moment this past week when haters of Phil Bacharach — owner of Evergreen Cafe in Point Breeze and Pittsburgh City Paper's 2023 winner for Best Jagoff — thought they had him beat. It came when a new parking sign went up in front of the...
Top of ambulance flies off while on I-79; drivers mistake piece for boat
A piece flew off the top of an ambulance on an interstate in Allegheny County and several drivers thought it was a boat.
Pittsburgh bars looking to ramp up security following police staffing changes
PITTSBURGH — One of the most notablechanges to the Pittsburgh Police Department is scheduling. Police now have lower staffing between 3 a.m. and 7 a.m. These hours will see anywhere from 25 to 63 officers. Stations during these hours will also not have an officer at the desk. "Anytime...
These Pittsburgh, PA based Dogs are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near pittsburgh.
Here's how to combat invasive species in your yard, according to a Pittsburgh conservationist
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- It's Invasive Species Awareness Week, and local conservationists are spreading the word about the species that are entangled in our ecosystem, damaging our gardens, farms and rivers. An invasive species is any living thing -- plants, animals, bugs, fish -- that isn't native to an ecosystem and is thriving at the expense of the species that are supposed to be there. But some are now so well established that it could be harmful to remove them from our local ecosystem without a plan to replace them.If there's one invasive species Pittsburgh is very aware of, it's the spotted...