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Sheetz lowers some gas prices below $4 through Fourth of July holiday

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Sheetz has lowered its price for unleaded 88 gasoline to $3.99 a gallon through the Fourth of July holiday.  Sheetz announced in a release Monday that it is lowering its prices to "reduce pain at the pump for consumers" effective immediately. Sheetz added that is selling E85 gasoline for $3.49 a gallon.  "Unleaded 88 is approved by the EPA for use in vehicles for model years 2001 or newer as well as light-duty trucks, SUVs and Flex Fuel Vehicles," Sheetz said in a release. "E85 contains more ethanol (51%-83%) and is not compatible with all vehicles. It...
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Target 11 Exclusive: South Side resident says he’s moving out after latest shooting at his door step

PITTSBURGH — A South Side resident told Target 11 Investigator Rick Earle that he’s had enough, and he’s now looking to move out of the South Side. The resident agreed to talk to Channel 11 News as long as we didn’t reveal his identity. He told Earle that he moved into the South Side because of the convenience and the number of shops, bars and restaurants within walking distance, but he said that the latest shooting that wounded three women was too close for comfort.
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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,...

Overturning other constitutional rights are possible but will require action at the state or local level

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Supreme Court's decision to overturn abortion rights for all has created concern about other rights grounded in the same provisions of the U.S. Constitution.As KDKA political editor Jon Delano, an attorney, explains, it's not clear yet how far this conservative court will go in future cases.In law school, hours are spent debating constitutional rights that we often take for granted but are not explicitly spelled out in the Constitution. Now, scholars say the Supreme Court's action in the Dobbs case to overturn abortion rights calls some of those other rights into question."People should be quite concerned...

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...

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...

Abortion access requires travel for those in our viewing area

(WJAC) — While Friday’s Supreme Court decision overturning Roe Vs. Wade has no immediate impact on abortions in Pennsylvania, the future is still uncertain. “We do anticipate an influx of patients because of the Supreme Court ruling,” said Sara Dixon of Planned Parenthood of Western Pennsylvania. Getting...

Mayor Gainey calls on Harrisburg for stronger gun legislation

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - It was a simple request from Pittsburgh mayor, Ed Gainey.Pass what he calls commonsense gun reform or let cities make their own laws. But opponents say more laws are not going to solve the problem."Give us a right to ban military-style assault weapons in our street," Gainey said in an impassioned appearance.Mayor Gainey said enough is enough. He said younger people are dying each day."If we don't do something now, the age will continue to get smaller," the mayor added.But opponents, like Firearms Owners Against Crime, said, allowing cities to have the power won't solve the problem."Are they trying to actually reduce crime and stop murders or have a feel-good motion to try and ban certain tools that get used," Jim Stoker said. Stoker is affiliated with Firearms Owners Against Crime.Mayor Gainey said the city plans to continue working with neighborhood groups.And the city said it's appealing to Pennsylvania's Supreme Court – a lower court ruling that would not allow their assault weapons ban from going into effect.

Report: Le'Veon Bell and Adrian Peterson sign deals to box each other

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Le'Veon Bell and Adrian Peterson are reportedly headed to the boxing ring.ESPN reports that the former Steelers running back and Peterson have signed contracts for a heavyweight boxing exhibition on July 30 at Arena in Los Angeles. It will be the first time both former All-Pro running backs step into the ring, but the fight won't be their pro boxing debuts since it's an exhibition. Bell and Peterson, who are currently free agents, will fight on the undercard of Social Gloves 2, an event promoted by Austin McBroom, a Youtube star. Bell was on the Steelers from 2013-17. He sat out the 2018 season before signing a contract with the Jets. He was released by the team in 2020. Bell played eight games last season with the Ravens and Buccaneers. Peterson played in four games with the Titans and Seahawks last season. 

Steelers questionable run defense will make or break their 2022 season

The Pittsburgh Steelers have multiple aspects of their team to work on while entering their 2022 slate, but which one needs the most attention?. The other day, I made a point of defending the financial commitment that the Steelers made regarding star safety Minkah Fitzpatrick, stating that keeping playmakers within the defensive secondary should be one of their top priorities.

Pitt Offers Fast-Rising 2023 G Elijah Gertrude

Recently, the Pitt staff extended an offer to another guard in the class of 2023, this time being Elijah Gertrude, a 6-foot-4 prospect out of New Jersey. The offer was first reported by City of Basketball Love’s Josh Verlin and Owen McCue, and has since been confirmed by Pittsburgh Sports Now. Gertrude, who plays for Hudson Catholic in New Jersey, is ranked as the No. 139 prospect in the nation by 247 Sports. After heading into the spring with minimal high-major interest, Gertrude has exploded on the EYBL circuit and in high-school ball this summer, earning offers from Virginia, Seton Hall, Rutgers, Maryland, St. John’s, Pitt, and more due to his stellar play.

Pittsburgh Pirates: Josh VanMeter Reinstated; Miguel Yajure Recalled

The Pittsburgh Pirates made a few roster moves on Monday afternoon, including the return of one of many rehabbing players in Triple-A. The Pittsburgh Pirates have several players currently on rehab assignments with their Triple-A affiliate in Indianapolis. One of those players will be returning to the Big League Club today, as the Pirates announced Monday afternoon that they have reinstated infielder Josh VanMeter from the 10-day Injured list, as well as recalling right-handed pitcher Miguel Yajure.

Pirates designate reliever Anthony Banda for assignment

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced a series of roster moves Monday, reinstating utilityman Josh VanMeter from the injured list, recalling righty Miguel Yajure from Triple-A Indianapolis, optioning outfielder Cal Mitchell to Triple-A and designating lefty Anthony Banda for assignment. Pittsburgh also released righty Heath Hembree after he cleared waivers, per Jason...

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...

5 nightmare scenarios for the Pittsburgh Steelers during the 2022 season

The Steelers have a lot of hope in place with their new roster, but any of these five scenarios would dismantle that dream and turn 2022 into a nightmare. The Steelers have a very new roster put into place for the 2022 season. While expectations should be relatively tempered (no one should be expecting a Super Bowl push with this roster), there is hope for a winning season and potentially even the playoffs. That said, there are plenty of ways that this season could end in a disaster. Here are the five nightmare scenarios for the Steelers this season.