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10 people shot over three-day period in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Allegheny County and Pittsburgh police are investigating multiple shootings over the weekend.Police say three women were shot on South 12th Street on the South Side after a fight broke out on Saturday morning. Two of the women were shot in the leg and the third woman was shot in the hand.The violence only continued from there, ending with 10 people shot over a three-day period."It's very senseless," Pittsburgh resident Keona Robinson said Monday.The violence started Friday afternoon in the Hill District on Chauncey Drive. One man died and two men were taken in for questioning after a...

Clear Favorite Emerging For Steelers' Starting Quarterback Job

It doesn't look like Kenny Pickett will be the Pittsburgh Steelers starting quarterback to start the 2022-23 season. Pickett worked exclusively with the third-team offense during OTAs and minicamp, per Mark Kaboly of The Athletic. Mitch Trubisky likely worked with the starters during those sessions and has been seen as...

Mitch Trubisky Emerging In Pittsburgh: NFL World Reacts

Mitch Trubisky is turning into a cat with nine lives as he appears to be emerging as the frontrunner to start the 2022 season for the Pittsburgh Steelers. According to Steelers insider Mark Kaboly, rookie first-round pick Kenny Pickett has been working exclusively with the third-string offense in OTAs and minicamps so far. Kaboly believes that only an injury or a terrible training camp will keep him from starting in Week 1.

Man arrested after breaking into vehicles in Pennsylvania, Florida

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - State police said the man they believe broke into dozens of cars in Westmoreland County is behind bars in Florida, now accused of doing the same thing there.John Hughes allegedly stole guns, jewelry, and electronics locally and stashed them in the home of a woman who police are calling a co-conspirator.Pennsylvania State Police said it was Volusia County police who said they'd picked up John Hughes for allegedly breaking into dozens of cars, taking thousands in jewelry, guns, and money while driving a vehicle that was registered in Pennsylvania.Troopers were able to contact the owner of the...

Pittsburgh man gets 31 years in federal prison for heroin trafficking

A Pittsburgh man who served as the “right-hand man” for a large-scale heroin trafficker convicted of killing a potential witness against him will serve 31 years in prison. U.S. District Judge Mark R. Hornak sentenced James Perrin, 44, on Monday. Perrin has already been incarcerated for seven years...
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Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh seeking volunteers for free clinic

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Mission of Mercy Pittsburgh is requesting the public's help for their upcoming health clinic at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center. The event is scheduled to take place on August 5 and 6, 2022. The organization is looking for more than 1,000 volunteers to assist with the clinic.

Sisters Feel Joy 'Like 5-Year-Olds' in First Meeting After 56 Years of Not Knowing the Other Existed

For years, Diane Ward and Mary McLaughlin criss-crossed the country and came oh-so-close as they circled each others' orbits. McLaughlin, living in suburban Detroit during her youth, regularly visited her adoptive family's relatives in suburban Pittsburgh. At the time, Ward was living in suburban Pittsburgh with her own adoptive family while making frequent trips to visit that family's relatives in suburban Detroit. At one point, the two women determined that the homes where each had stayed in Michigan — where their biological mother had given birth to both of them three years apart — were separated by a mere 15 minutes.

Mayor Ed Gainey to call on lawmakers to call for commonsense gun legislation

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Mayor Ed Gainey is calling on state lawmakers in Harrisburg to put in place gun reform legislation that would allow cities to pass their own gun measures.It comes after a weekend where one man was killed and a police officer was shot in his bullet-proof vest in Pittsburgh.  On the portico of the City-County Building on Monday morning, Gainey and other local leaders called for the state to pass commonsense gun reform. Groups like CeaseFirePA and Moms Demand Action joined the mayor at the press conference."The Second Amendment is not a God-given right," Gainey said. "To save...

Steelers offer potential hint about likely starting QB

The Pittsburgh Steelers will have a quarterback battle in training camp, but they appear to be giving a strong hint in OTAs about who will win the starting job. Free agent addition Mitchell Trubisky is the heavy favorite to start for the Steelers barring injury or an awful camp, according to Mark Caboly of The Athletic. Rookie Kenny Pickett is not a factor at the moment, and only received third-string reps during OTAs and minicamp.

Local referee speaks out after alleged assault from hockey player

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Charges are pending against a local hockey player after police said he took a cheap shot at a referee.A constant headache, blurred vision, and soreness are just a few of the ailments hockey referee, Chris Armstrong, is suffering from. He said he's still in disbelief that this even happened. He said referees of any sport should be treated with respect."He just clubbed me with his stick. I went down. I didn't even see it coming. He hit me with the paddle of his stick. He opened me up pretty good," Armstrong said.Armstrong, who has been a referee...

Dan’s Daily: MacKinnon Wants Crosby Drunk at Cup Party, Crosby Tied to Avs Cup

The Colorado Avalanche are Stanley Cup champions. Maligned former Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Jack Johnson hoisted the Stanley Cup as part of the Avalanche victory. And there were several Sidney Crosby ties to the Avalanche win, including Nathan MacKinnon’s hotel room number. Mackinnon also wants Crosby to be the drunkest guy at the Stanley Cup party in Cole Harbour. The list of Hall of Fame eligible players has some sure things and a backlog of snubs. And should any Penguins player beyond Crosby be untouchable?