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Property dispute turns into two-by-four assault

(WJET/WFXP/ — A suspect was arrested after hitting a victim with a two-by-four during a property dispute. At about 4:22 p.m. on June 26, Pennsylvania State Police troopers were dispatched to a property at Recks Road and Mageetown Road in Rome Township (Crawford County) for an assault. Three people reportedly had been arguing over a […]
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Local parish set to close multiple churches

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Another parish in the Diocese of Pittsburgh is set to close five churches by the end of the year.In a letter to parishioners, Guardians Angels Parish said they can no longer afford to keep all seven churches and 22 parish buildings open.The parish said they're planning on keeping Blessed Sacrament open since it supports St. Joseph High School, but no official decisions have been made yet, per public meeting minutes that were posted online.The parish said they'll be holding a public meeting on July 24 to inform parishioners of their final recommendations before passing them on to Bishop David Zubik, who will make the final call.
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Pittsburgh police searching for missing 11-year-old

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh police are asking for the public's help in locating a missing girl. Police said 11-year-old Kamarah Sanders was last seen at 3 a.m. Monday on Carver Street. Kamarah is 5 feet, 5 inches tall, and weighs approximately 100 pounds. She had on a red tank top,...

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...

Pittsburgh woman charged with trespass, resisting arrest in Kiski Township

A Pittsburgh woman is charged with criminal trespass, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest stemming from an incident Saturday afternoon in Kiski Township. Devondra Miller, 25, also has been charged by township police with public drunkenness and possession of drug paraphernalia. Police said they found Miller trespassing behind a residence along...

10 best players who were originally drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers

The Steelers have a storied history of building their team through the draft and these players were their best. The Steelers have been one of the most consistent and successful franchises since the beginning of the Super Bowl era. They accomplished this feat by drafting and developing their own talent. This has allowed them to keep their rosters full of highly skilled football players.

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?
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Anthrocon is returning to Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - After missing the last two years, the Anthrocon convention is returning to Pittsburgh. The furries will be at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center beginning Thursday, June 30. The event celebrates anthropomorphic creatures, which are human-like animal characters. New this year is a block party from noon...

More pop-up movie events scheduled around Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Get your popcorn and lawn chairs.The City of Pittsburgh is hosting more free pop-up movies. The first will be at Philips Park for "The Mitchells vs. the Machines."There will also be movies Monday at Ormsby Field and Wednesday at Frankie Pace Park.Then starting in July, return to your favorite movie location for the traditional summer series format.

West Virginia Chief Deputy speaks out after being shot in the leg

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. (WBOY) — It’s been more than a week since police say Matthew Brevosky, 38, of Grindstone, Pa., began shooting near Exit 99 on Interstate 79 in Lewis County. In the process, Brevosky shot a law enforcement officer. Upshur County Chief Deputy Mike Coffman heard some commotion...
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CEO: Duolingo will move operations should Pennsylvania ban abortion

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Duolingo, a popular language-learning computer program and tech company headquartered in Pittsburgh, will move its base of operations elsewhere should Pennsylvania ban abortion, the company's CEO, Luis von Ahn, has said. The statement from von Ahn comes after Dick's Sporting Goods, another Pittsburgh-based company, announced that the...