Brentwood, PA

DA shuts down 'nuisance bar' Sweeney's Steakhouse after double shooting

ROSTRAVER TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) - Sweeney's Steakhouse and Pub in Rostraver Township was shut down because it was a threat to public safety, Westmoreland County District Attorney Nicole Ziccarelli said Friday.Citing several recent violent incidents, including a double shooting on Sunday, Ziccarelli along with the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board closed the restaurant, calling it a nuisance bar. It comes after owner Debra Hardy posted on Facebook earlier this week, saying doors were closed after nearly 26 years. "We would like to thank our loyal customers who have supported us throughout the years and will cherish the many wonderful and fun memories that were had," the post said. Ziccarelli, however, says her office was the one that closed the eatery down and it needed to be done. "It is my determination that this is the only way to abate the problems that have brought violence to this community and placed law enforcement officers in grave danger," Ziccarelli said.The restaurant is for sale and Ziccarelli made clear if new ownership is found, it will be allowed to resume operations.

Police arrest suspect for 2 armed robberies minutes apart

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (KDKA) - A suspect is in custody after two robberies took place within 30 minutes of one another.West Mifflin Police said the suspect held up the BP gas station on Buttermilk Hollow Road also robbed a BP station in Pleasant Hills 30 minutes earlier. The identity of the suspect has not been released. Stay with KDKA-TV and for updates to this developing story as they become available.  

Unity couple founds nonprofit to provide housing for veterans

Andrew and Shela Gornik always have made a point of thanking veterans for their service. They’ve taught their four children to do the same. “If our kids walked past a veteran, even when they were small, we would tell them, go right back there and say, ‘Thank you for your service.’ And we would say it too,” Shela Gornik said.

Michael Chavis homer boosts Pirates to win over Brewers

Michael Chavis hit a two-run homer and Oneil Cruz added a solo shot Saturday to help the Pittsburgh Pirates top the visiting Milwaukee Brewers, 7-4. Daniel Vogelbach added a two-run single, Diego Castillo an RBI double for the Pirates. Pittsburgh starter Bryse Wilson (1-4), just recalled from Triple-A Indianapolis, gave...

Homicide victim's mother tells Mt. Pleasant man: 'No more drugs'

Cathy Clawson had a simple message for the man who pleaded guilty Friday to causing her daughter’s death in 2020. “Just come out a better man. No more drugs,” Clawson told Robert Seth Barnhart after he was sentenced to serve 3-6 years in prison for his role in the crash that killed his longtime girlfriend, 44-year-old Susan Clawson of Uniontown.

MLB world sympathizes with reliever’s disastrous inning

The life of a relief pitcher is sometimes a rough one. That was the case for Pittsburgh Pirates reliever Cam Vieaux in Friday’s game against the Milwaukee Brewers. Milwaukee led 9-1 when Vieaux took the mound in the top of the eighth inning. So, his assignment, was, for all intents and purposes, nothing more than mop-up duty. Things did not go well.

Group pays it forward by buying families' groceries and gas

TURTLE CREEK, Pa. (KDKA) - How would you like to have your groceries paid for or your gas tank filled for free? Especially with high inflation, it'd be nice. Wharton Curtis LLC. is doing just that and hoping others will pay it forward.During a time of inflation, the group is footing the bill for groceries and gas for some lucky families."I was really shocked. Nobody has ever paid for my groceries," said Ana Coll.Founder Melissa Wharton said this all began when somebody paid for her food in line at Chick-fil-A and it made her question what more she could...

4 free agent running backs Steelers must sign before camp

With training camp just around the corner for the Steelers, any of these four free-agent running backs would be sensible additions to help bolster the depth chart. It is no secret that the Steelers have one of the weakest running back depth charts in the NFL right now. While Najee Harris should be a star this season, there is little in terms of a backup plan behind him. Considering the fact that the offense is seemingly being built around the run, not having any capable depth to rotate in with Harris or to be counted on to replace him in case of injury seems like a mistake.

Third case of monkeypox diagnosed in Allegheny County

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- A third case of monkeypox is confirmed in Allegheny County, the Health Department said in a news release on Friday afternoon.The Health Department said it has started the contact tracing process.All three patients are young men in their 20s and 30s, the Health Department said. All of them are isolating at home and none were admitted to the hospital."The Health Department has been monitoring and working with our state and federal public health agencies since the monkeypox virus started appearing in countries that do not typically experience cases of this illness," ACHD Director Dr. Debra Bogen said....
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Steelers rookie Kenny Pickett shares why he wears gloves on both hands

Kenny Pickett's hands received plenty of attention leading up to the 2022 NFL Draft. Along with questions regarding his hand size, Pickett's decision to wear gloves on both his throwing and non-throwing hand has raised eyebrows, as most quarterbacks prefer to go without a glove on their throwing hand. The...
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Canucks Potential Return in Miller Trade With Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins could be interested in acquiring J.T. Miller from the Vancouver Canucks. The Penguins may need a centre as The Athletic’s Josh Yohe reports unrestricted free agent (UFA) Evgeni Malkin’s future with the club is uncertain (from ‘What I’m hearing about the Penguins: Malkin, Letang, Hextall, Trocheck and J.T. Miller,’ The Athletic, June 28, 2022).