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Bethel Park School District mourns beloved social studies teacher

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Bethel Park School District is mourning a beloved teacher.The district announced Tuesday that Bethel Park High School social studies teacher Jon Gentile has died. "Jon was an excellent teacher and coach and he was an incredibly well-respected and beloved member of the high school and middle school staff," the district said in a statement."We were heartbroken to learn of Jon's untimely passing and we are all still processing this devastating loss," Bethel Park Assistant Superintendent Zeb Jansante said in a statement. "Jon epitomized the spirit of Bethel Park in everything he did and he made an enormous difference in the lives of his current and past students and student-athletes."He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him."No cause of death was announced.The district said administrators, counselors and social workers are available for all students and staff. 
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Man in critical condition after being shot in Penn Hills

PENN HILLS (KDKA) - A man was taken to the hospital in critical condition after he was shot in the chest. According to Allegheny County Police, just before midnight on Tuesday, police were called to the scene of a reported shooting in Penn Hills in the 400 block of Hershey Road. Once they arrived, they found a 34-year-old man who had been shot in the chest. He was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. Allegheny County Police homicide detectives are investigating the shooting. Stay With For More Details

Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback Dwayne Haskins' Cause of Death Revealed

The cause of death for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Dwayne Haskins has been revealed. According to an autopsy report from the Broward County Medical Examiner obtained by E! News, the 24-year-old NFL star died from "multiple blunt force injuries" after being struck by a dump truck while walking on a South Florida highway on April 9. The manner of death has been ruled an accident.

Man in custody following shooting in Westmoreland County

ARNOLD, Pa. — A victim was taken to the hospital after being shot in Arnold, Westmoreland County. The shooting happened around 7:30 p.m. in the area of the Arnold Manor High-Rise on Horne Boulevard. The condition of the injured person has not been released. Police said a man was...

Steelers Decide On New GM: Fans React

The Pittsburgh Steelers have reportedly decided on their next general manager ahead of the 2022 NFL season. The franchise is expected to name vice president Omar Khan to the high-ranking position, per ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter. The NFL world took to Twitter to react to this news. "It was...

State Police Searching For Info After Finding Body On Side Of Road

State police in Mercer County are looking for information after someone discovered a woman who was found dead in a ditch. Police responded to Shanon Bedford Road in Shenango Township last evening around 5:45 p.m. after an unknown woman was discovered in a ditch alongside the road. Police described the...

James Fox, founder of Fox's Pizza has passed away

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- The founder of Fox's Pizza Den has died.According to the Tribune-Review, Jim Fox, of Murrysville, died of complications stemming from a car crash that took place last year.Fox opened his first pizza shop in Pitcairn back in 1971.Over half a century later, the chain has more than 200 locations in 25 states.Fox was 74 years old. 

Pittsburgh Public Schools to operate on modified lockdown on Wednesday

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Public Schools will operate on a modified lockdown on Wednesday as an added precautionary measure.The district made the decision after the deadly shooting at an elementary school in Texas on Tuesday. "Only persons with a prescheduled appointment will be permitted to enter any facility during the modified lockdown. Materials will be sent to schools to assist staff with discussions with students, and additional student and staff support will be available for anyone who needs it," the district said in a release.The district said staff and families will be notified of the modified lockdown through a robocall on Wednesday morning. The district's statement on the deadly shooting in Texas can be found below:"We are heartbroken by the horrific tragedy at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas. At no time should the tranquility of school become the nightmare it has today. We grieve with the family members of the victims, and our thoughts are with the leadership, staff, children, families, and the entire Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District as they face the days ahead following such a tragedy."

Six spots to get a killer hot dog in Pittsburgh

While everyone's debating whether or not a hot dog is a sandwich, we're over here actually enjoying them. We found six local spots to grab a delicious dog, ranging from no-frills hidden gems to ones covered in an obscene amount of toppings. Let us know which hot dog joint we should try next!

Steelers Reportedly Hire New General Manager

After months of searching for a new general manager, the Pittsburgh Steelers have reportedly found their man. The top two candidates for the general manager opening from the very beginning were Steelers vice president of football operations Omar Khan and pro scouting coordinator Brandon Hunt. According to a report from...

Boardman Police seek 717 Credit Union robbery suspect

Authorities are looking for a suspect wanted for robbing the 717 Credit Union branch in Boardman. The robbery took place at the branch on California Avenue late Wednesday morning. According to initial reports, no weapon was seen. The suspect, an African American male, was wearing a black hoodie, black pants...

DEA investigation takes place at Weirton Medical Center office building

WEIRTON, W.Va. — The Drug Enforcement Agency confirmed to NEWS9 on Tuesday afternoon that it was at Weirton Medical Center. The agency would not confirm an investigation, but WMC released the following statement:. "We were advised of an investigation today involving two privately practicing physicians who maintain office space...

Man shot, left lying in the street in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — A man was left lying in the street after being shot in Pittsburgh’s Troy Hill neighborhood. The shooting happened a little before 2:20 a.m. Wednesday on the 1400 block of Lowrie Street. Emergency responders found the man with gunshot wounds to the arm and abdomen. He...