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Pittsburgh Police make arrest, seize narcotics, guns and cash in East Allegheny

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - A suspect is in custody and facing multiple charges in a drug and gun case. According to Pittsburgh Public Safety, police saw a man on Monday morning on E. Ohio Street conduct a narcotics transaction. When police announced their presence, the suspect fled and officers gave chase. Once they caught the suspect, he was identified as 19-year-old Robert Jamison. Police then recovered 83 stamp bags of heroin, a bag of crack cocaine, and nearly $1,500 in cash. After obtaining a search warrant for Jamison's vehicle, police also found marijuana and two firearms. Jamison is now facing charges of receiving stolen property, firearms violations, possession with intent to deliver, and possession.
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From the backyard to the barges: Fireworks companies prepare for the Fourth of July

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The countdown is on to a holiday we dearly love in our region – the Fourth of July. Sure, there is the patriotic element to it but let's get real…it's the fireworks we truly relish. Today, we're looking at two perspectives: the community show and what you need to know about the backyard homegrown celebrations which is where we begin. With many community celebrations on the shelf the last couple of years due to the pandemic, backyards took center stage and that demand does not appear to be slowing. "The Friday, Saturday, Sunday, timeframe will be impactful...
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Pittsburgh Weather: Warm and sunny weather continues on Wednesday

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Pleasant weather sticks around for another day.  It seems like we are getting a little spoiled by this weather that we have seen lately. Our weather pattern over the summer has lacked the afternoon pop-up storms that we generally expect on hot and steamy summer days.  While it has certainly been hot enough up until now this summer, the steamy part has stayed away and that is the reason we haven't seen too much in the way of afternoon storms driven by the heat of the day. WEATHER LINKS: Current Conditions | School Closings & Delays |...
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4 free agents Steelers must avoid signing in training camp

While the Steelers roster still has quite a few holes on their roster, they need to avoid these four free agents heading into training camp. The Steelers did a good job of improving their roster this offseason despite numerous departures. That said, there are still holes that can be filled. While on paper some names sound appealing, not every top name is a logical fit for this team. Here are four free agents that the Steelers must avoid heading into training camp.

Pirates lose again, fall 3-1 to Nationals

The Pittsburgh Pirates lost their fifth straight game on Tuesday night, falling to the Washington Nationals 3-1 after a sad display of hitting. The Buccos managed just six hits on the evening and struck out a whopping 13 times on the night. Despite that, a solid outing by Jose Quintana had the Pirates still tied 1-1 with the Nationals when Wil Crowe gave up a two-run double in the eighth to pinch-hitter Yadiel Hernandez that was just over the outstretched glove of Diego Castillo. A few steps faster, and Castillo might’ve gotten to this one.

Pair of Steelers projected to land on 2022 Offensive All-Rookie Team

Pittsburgh loaded up on offense early in the NFL Draft. Here’s why thinks that two Steelers will make the Offensive All-Rookie Team in 2022. It’s that time of year when NFL media outlets are starting to make their predictions for the upcoming 2022 season. As usual, most are once again projecting T.J. Watt to be a top-3 Defensive Player of the Year candidate again this year. But what about potential future honors for members of the Pittsburgh Steelers rookie draft class?

2022 NHL Draft preview: the Penguins could sure use some defenders

As part of the meandering series of NHL draft previews on Pensburgh, here’s some of the previous work to get up to speed about the upcoming entry draft:. -Examining possible US National team products for Pittsburgh at pick 21. When Corey Pronman at The Athletic recently reviewed what every...

Want to help people in need of abortions? Here’s how.

Pittsburgh abortion care worker Crystal Grabowski’s Twitter feed is currently full of cries of distress, not only for the local abortion clinics who are being inundated with calls since the collapse of Roe v. Wade, but for patients from nearby states who now have to travel to Pennsylvania to receive a legal abortion.

Two Charged In City Drug Bust

Two men are in the Butler County Prison following a drug bust at their home in the City of Butler. The county’s Drug Task Force executed a search warrant late Monday evening at a home in the 100 block of Fourth Avenue in the city’s West End neighborhood.

Gibsonia Resident Nails Hole In One On Tuesday At Suncrest

(Matt Drzik/Beaver County Radio) On a perfect day for golf, Debbie Gaudagnino hit the perfect shot. The Gibsonia native hit a hole-in-one on the 9th hole at Suncrest Golf Course, located on Brownsdale Road in Butler. According to Suncrest marketing director Christina Mock, it is the first hole-in-one for Gaudagnino and that “I’ve never seen a more excited player yet” in regards to Debbie’s reaction to her achievement.

Freedom Man Not Injured in One Vehicle Accident on Pa Turnpike

(North Sewickley Twp., Beaver County, Pa.) Pa State Police in Gibsonia are reporting that they were called to the scene of a one vehicle accident on the Pa Turnpike Westbound at mile marker 14.8 at 2:00 AM on Tuesday morning. Troopers say upon arriving and investigating it was learned that...

Pittsburgh responds to overturn of Roe v. Wade

Although anticipated for months, Friday’s announcement that Roe v. Wade will no longer protect the right to abortion has set off shockwaves around the nation and here in Pittsburgh. Democratic officeholders and abortion advocates say they will work to ensure abortion remains legal in Pennsylvania, while Republicans laud the...

Married authors turn their love story into young adult book set in Pittsburgh

The title gives it away: in the end, She Gets the Girl. Pittsburgh City Paper’s June Book Club selection, a bouncy young adult romantic comedy set at the University of Pittsburgh, is about two teenage girls, Molly and Alex, who start off thinking they couldn’t be any more different from each other. Alex comes across as effortlessly cool and daring, but she worries she’s not good enough. Molly is plagued by social anxiety and feels permanently out of place. Both are fictionalized versions of the authors, Rachel Lippincott and Alyson Derrick, married writers who fell in love while attending Pitt.

Wexford, Gibsonia Girl Scouts earn Gold Award

Four local Girl Scouts recently earned their Gold Awards. The Girl Scout Gold Award is one of the highest achievements in Girl Scouting. Western Pennsylvania Gold Award Girl Scouts cumulatively logged more than 5,000 hours of service while designing and implementing projects to benefit their communities and create an impact that will continue to last beyond their involvement.

One Man Seriously Injured In Worth Twp. Crash

One person was seriously injured in a motorcycle crash in Worth Township Tuesday evening. The accident happened on Route 108 around 7 p.m. State police say 38-year-old Justin Powell of Slippery Rock was driving his motorcycle and tried to make a left turn into a business when he was struck by a vehicle driven by 22-year-old Megan Snyder of Slippery Rock.

Symphony To Perform In Cranberry’s Concert Series

The Butler County Symphony Orchestra’s is helping to kick off this summer’s Cranberry Township series of Concerts in the Park. On Thursday, the group will perform a classical program at the Rotary Amphitheatre starting at 7 p.m. Those planning to attend are encouraged to bring blankets and chairs....