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Mike Tomlin Makes Opinion On Quarterback Battle Very Clear

For the first time in years, the Pittsburgh Steelers are entering the season with uncertainty at the quarterback position. With longtime starting signal caller Ben Roethlisberger retiring earlier this offseason, the team has still yet to decide who will take over the QB1 reigns to start the 2022 season. While...
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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.

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. An initial investigation has determined that no officers discharged their weapons. Allegheny County Police homicide detectives are investigating. Stay With For More Details

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...

Pittsburgh Weather: Temperatures make a run for 90 degrees on Saturday

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Today will be another hot day with highs nearly 10 degrees above average making a run for 90 with more sunshine so don't forget the sunscreen. WEATHER LINKS: Current Conditions | School Closings & Delays | Submit Your Weather PhotosFind ways to stay cool and hydrated to avoid any heat-related illnesses! Don't forget to check your backseat and don't leave your pets or children in the car. After 60 minutes temperatures will get around 130 degrees in a car. Sunday will once again be hot and humid with highs in the low 90s with showers and storms arriving in the afternoon and evening. Most of us are under a 'marginal' risk for severe weather now which is a 1 out of 5. No First Alert Weather Day as of right now. Storms will be isolated in nature and short-lived if we see any. Once that cold front moves through out temperatures will drop back to the mid-70s for Monday. Stay up to date with the KDKA Mobile App – which you can download here!

Jamie's Dream Team hosting 'Touch A Truck' event for children at Ross Park Mall

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Here's an event children will love - the "Touch A Truck" family event in Ross Park. Jamie's Dream Team partnered with first responders at the Ross Park Mall near Macy's from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. today. There will be police cars, ambulances, and more than 20 big vehicles for children to explore. There will also be a sensory-friendly hour from 11 a.m. until noon. That hour will have no sirens or horns. The event is free but Jamie's Dream Team is collecting donations to make wishes happen for kids and young adults suffering from disabilities, illness, or trauma.

Five injured in explosion at marijuana grow house

Five people were injured after an explosion that caused a weed-growing operation in central Pennsylvania to go up in smoke. An incinerator blew up at the Ilera Healthcare medical marijuana facility in Taylor Township just before noon on Wednesday, according to WTAJ-TV. One person suffered burns to more than 30 percent of their body and was airlifted to a hospital in Pittsburgh, 100 miles away, the station said. Another burn victim was reportedly flown to a hospital in Altoona, and three others were taken to local hospitals by ambulance. “All we know is the incinerator blew up inside the building itself. And we checked it, and there was no further damage to the inside of the building,” Hustontown Area Volunteer Fire Company Chief Darius Deshong told WGAL-TV. The facility cultivates medical marijuana products and reportedly employs more than 300 people. Ilera Healthcare did not immediately return a request for comment from The Post.

Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin Responds to Idea of Team Bringing Back Antonio Brown

Antonio Brown recently said he wants to retire as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers but doesn't want to play for them. But would the Steelers, who just lost star quarterback Ben Roethlisberger to retirement, consider bringing back Brown and see if he can be the star player he was with the team in the early stages of his career? Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin appeared on The Pivot podcast and was asked if the team would bring back Brown for another run.

Marshall County man sold meth, gets over 3 years in jail

John David Crow, of Moundsville, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 46 months of incarceration for selling methamphetamine, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced. Crow, 53, pleaded guilty in May 2022 to one count of “Distribution of Methamphetamine.” Crow admitted to selling methamphetamine, also known as “ice,” in November 2021 in Marshall County, according to […]

5 former Steelers that appear to be done in the NFL

With training camp getting nearer for every team, here are five former Steelers that may be done in the NFL. The entire NFL is gearing up for training camp as ninety-man rosters are being firmly set. While still available as free agents, these five former Steelers seem like longshots to land on a team. While their careers may be wrapping up, I wanted to highlight these former Pittsburgh starters as they try to land with a new team this offseason. That all said, here are five former Steelers that may be done in the NFL.

2013 Steelers re-draft: Redeeming Pittsburgh’s shaky original draft class

The Steelers had an up and down draft in 2013, but it is time to rewind and make better selections. The 2013 NFL Draft was one pegged with some high-profile names, with many in the first round becoming busts. There were no marquee quarterbacks to name so different teams prioritized different positions at the start. It was an unusual first round, especially early on, with the number of positions taken before the first quarterback was at 16 overall.

Wheeling man going to jail for selling meth near playground

Edgar Eugene Hatten, of Wheeling, West Virginia, was sentenced today to 12 months and one day of incarceration for a drug charge, United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld announced. Hatten, 41, pleaded guilty In February 2022 to one count of “Distribution of Methamphetamine within 1,000 Feet of a Protected Location.” Hatten admitted to selling methamphetamine near […]

Pittsburgh Pirates Vs. Tampa Bay Rays (6/25/22) Starting Lineup, Betting Odds, Prediction

The Pirates meet the defending AL East champion Tampa Bay Rays at Tropicana Field on Saturday, and it’s surprisingly the Pirates who have been playing better lately. Pittsburgh just took three out of four from the Cubs, and they entered this series 5-5 over their last 10 games. The Rays have hit a rough patch, dropping out of a postseason spot after four consecutive series losses. Tampa is also dealing with a multitude of key injuries, including Wander Franco, Brandon Lowe, and Manuel Margot.

Pirates fall to Rays 4-3 in extra innings

The Pittsburgh Pirates were victimized by a 10th-inning pinch-hit, walk-off single by Harold Ramirez that squashed an earlier Buccos comeback and led to a 4-3 defeat to the Tampa Bay Rays and kicked off the new series with defeat after they took three of four from the Chicago Cubs earlier this week.

AFC North labeled second-best QB division despite Steelers uncertainty recently ranked the AFC North as the second-best quarterback division in the league despite some big questions for the Steelers and Browns. If there’s one thing that Ben Roethlisberger can be very thankful that he avoided, it was facing top-notch quarterbacks in his own division. During the 18 years of his NFL career, Roethlisberger’s toughest divisional quarterback matchups were players like Carson Palmer, Joe Flacco, and Andy Dalton.

Pittsburgh Steelers Reportedly Meeting With Veteran Free Agent

Larry Ogunjobi could once again jump to an AFC North rival. According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, the defensive tackle is visiting the Pittsburgh Steelers on Tuesday. The 28-year-old previously met with the New York Jets. Ogunjobi began his career with the Cleveland Browns, who selected him in the third round...