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Allegheny County Police investigating after Pittsburgh Police officer shot

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - An officer is in the hospital and so is a woman after a shooting in Mount Oliver. According to information provided by Pittsburgh Police, just before 5:30 a.m., officers were called to the 400 block of Brownsville Road for reports of a woman who had been shot. She was taken to the hospital and her condition is unknown at this time. Once they arrived, they found a man who fled on foot and then shot an officer in the vest. That officer was taken to the hospital. Police then arrested the suspect who had a gunshot in his shoulder, but it was unknown where he sustained that wound. He was identified as 21-year-old Julian Reese-Krasausky. Reese-Krasausky was in possession of a privately manufactured firearm. He was taken to the hospital in stable condition. An initial investigation has determined that no officers discharged their weapons. Allegheny County Police homicide detectives are investigating. Stay With For More Details
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Three women shot on the South Side

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Three women were shot in an overnight altercation on the South Side. According to information from Pittsburgh Public Safety, just after 3:30 a.m., police responded to a ShotSpotter alert for multiple shots fired on S. 12th Street between East Carson and Sarah streets. Not long after, a woman who had been shot in the leg arrived at the Zone 3 police station on E. Warrington Avenue and was treated until medics took her to the hospital. Two other women went to a local hospital, one was shot in the hand and required surgery, while another was shot in the leg. It's believed all three had been shot on S. 12th Street. Several people were taken to police headquarters for questioning. No arrests or charges have been announced. Stay With For More Details

2 wounded, officer shot in Pittsburgh's South Side

Pittsburgh police took a male shooting suspect into custody after a woman was wounded and a city officer was shot Saturday morning in the city’s South Side. According to a Pittsburgh Public Safety spokeswoman, the officer was struck in a protective vest and taken to a hospital for evaluation.

Beyond the spike: New antibody analysis predicts severe COVID-19 outcomes

Most research on immunity to the SARS-CoV-2 virus and COVID-19 vaccine development has focused on antibody responses to the spike protein and other viral surface proteins. But antibodies that recognize the virus's internal proteins could also be important for immunity and disease outcomes, according to a new study led by University of Pittsburgh, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University researchers.

Code Orange air quality alert issued for Saturday

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Code Orange air quality alert has been issued this weekend because of unhealthy levels of pollution for sensitive groups of people.The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection declared a Code Air Quality Action Day for Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington, Westmoreland and Mercer counties on Saturday. "A strong area of high pressure, plenty of sunshine, and high temperatures near 90 degrees will likely contribute to 8-hour average concentrations of ozone in the Code Orange range on Saturday," the DEP said in a release Friday.On a Code Orange air quality day, the DEP recommends young children, the elderly and those with respiratory problems limit outdoor activities. Residents and businesses are also strongly encouraged to help reduce ozone air pollution by driving less, limiting engine idling, refueling vehicles after dusk and conserving electricity by raising the thermostat and turning off lights that aren't in use. 

Hey Ray: Invisible Messages

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - I don't understand Snapchat. The kids love it, but I don't get it, so today we are going to try a reverse "snap chat." Let me explain.Snapchat's messages disappear after someone reads them, so we are going to do the opposite. An experiment that has the message appear before you read it.That might sound like a text message, but this will be a little more "old school". Especially since we are going to use paper to make an invisible message.To do this we will use that paper and some lemon juice. We will then brush our message...

Bloomfield Starbucks workers hit the picket line

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - They were the first unionized Starbucks in Pittsburgh and now the workers at the Bloomfield Starbucks are now on strike. Employees hit the picket line early Friday morning at 7 a.m. outside of the cafe on Liberty Avenue. They're demanding an end to punitive cuts to their hours which they say are an unfair labor practice on the part of Starbucks' management. They're also asking for the company to reinstate Starbucks workers across the country who were fired for unionizing and to bargain in good faith with their union, Starbucks Workers United. The strike at the Bloomfield Starbucks will happen through Sunday and workers will be out front of the cafe every day.

Man fatally shot in the Hill District

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man was fatally shot in Pittsburgh's Hill District neighborhood on Friday.Pittsburgh Public Safety said officers responded around 3 p.m. to ShotSpotter alerts on Chauncey Drive. Officers found a man who was shot in the side. He was taken to a local hospital, where he later died.Officials said two men were detained for questioning and two guns were recovered at the scene. It is not clear if there have been any arrests. Police are investigating. 
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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...

Steelers announce “Game Themes” for all 2022 home games

The Pittsburgh Steelers are preparing for a return to Saint Vincent College in Latrobe, PA on July 26th for the first time since 2019, but that doesn’t mean preparations for the 2022 regular season aren’t ongoing. This week the Steelers announced the game themes for all 2022 home...

Dick's Sporting Goods CEO announces travel expense reimbursement to employees seeking abortions in another state

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Following the Supreme Court's ruling that has overturned Roe v. Wade, Pittsburgh-based Dick's Sporting Goods' CEO has announced that the company will provide travel expense reimbursement for employees seeking abortion access.Company President and CEO Lauren Hobart posted the announcement to her LinkedIn page."We recognize people feel passionately about this topic – and that there are teammates and athletes who will not agree with this decision. However, we also recognize that decisions involving health and families are deeply personal and made with thoughtful consideration. We are making this decision so our teammates can access the same health care...