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Steelers Cut Former Ohio State Buckeyes Star Today

The Pittsburgh Steelers announced eight roster moves on Monday, signing four undrafted rookies from the team's weekend minicamp. As a result, Pittsburgh had to release four players to make room. One of them was veteran linebacker John Simon. Simon, 31, appeared in one game with the Steelers last season, playing...
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Antonio Brown's latest tweet has Steelers fans talking

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Just five words long, Antonio Brown's latest social media post has turned the Twitterverse upside down. His "Just Wanna Retire a Steeler" tweet at 12:04 p.m. had surpasssed a combined 10,000 reactions, likes and retweets by 12:30 p.m. (Story continues below the tweet) After a few commenters...
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3 Pittsburgh Penguins Not Expected Back in 2022-23

The Pittsburgh Penguins had their season ripped out of their hands by Artemi Panarin and the New York Rangers in overtime on Sunday. The team battled all season long and overcame injury after injury, displaying a ‘next man up’ mentality throughout the entire regular season and into the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Unfortunately, there are now expected to be some major changes to the Penguins roster as the management duo of general manager Ron Hextall and president of hockey operations Brian Burke have some major decisions to make. Let’s take a look at three Penguins who aren’t expected back next season:

Antonio Brown Clarifies His Preference With The Steelers

Antonio Brown got NFL fans talking today by declaring that he would like to retire as a member of the Pittsburgh Steelers. Taking to Twitter on Monday, Brown wrote "Just wanna Retire A Steeler." His message has over 15,000 likes, 5,000 retweets and 2,000 comments in just an hour. Brown's...

Spotted! These Celebs Cheered on the New York Rangers Yesterday

The Stanley Cup Playoffs are in full-swing, and New York Rangers' fans got to experience one of the most dramatic moments anywhere in sports: a Game 7, at home. Madison Square Garden was the backdrop, as the Rangers battled the Pittsburgh Penguins for a spot in the second round of the Eastern Conference playoffs. Rangers' fans have been loud and proud this entire season, and that was definitely the case in the stands at MSG yesterday.

Community reeling after boy accidentally shoots himself in the head

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A community is reeling after a 6-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the head.The boy is in critical condition at a local hospital, and the people who know him want to know what happened.First responders were called Sunday night to Hazelwood for a call that a boy accidentally shot himself. Police said when they got to the home on Johnston Avenue, they found the boy with a gunshot wound to the head."I just feel really sorry for whatever happened," neighbor Judy Earl said.Earl said she knows the grandmother of the child. She said she has several other...

Hempfield man jailed, accused by police of beating, choking woman

A 31-year-old Hempfield man is in the county prison after state troopers say he severely beat and choked a woman with a television cable and threatened her with a shotgun. Cody J. Mattei was arrested Sunday after the woman was able to escape a residence in the 100 block of Lambert Lane and call for help, police said.

Joint Investigation Leads to Eight Indicted for Human Smuggling and Drug Conspiracy Charges

Investigations began towards the end 2021 and in February 2022, the U.S. Coast Guard interdicted the suspected vessel off the coast of Grand Isle. This case is being investigated by the Homeland Security Investigations and the Louisiana Bureau of Investigation. The Louisiana State Police Bureau of Investigations, Terrebonne Parish Sheriff’s Office, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Pennsylvania State Police, and the North Huntingdon Township Police provided assistance in the investigation.

PA 6-Year-Old Shoots Himself In The Head: Authorities

A 6-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the head on Sunday, May 15, authorities say. Police and EMS were called to reports of a child suffering from "a gunshot wound to the head" in the 400 block of Johnston Avenue, Pittsburgh just before 8:25 p.m., according to Pittsburgh Public Safety.

6-year-old boy shoots himself in the head in Hazelwood

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A 6-year-old boy accidentally shot himself in the head in Pittsburgh's Hazelwood neighborhood.Pittsburgh Public Safety says police and EMS responded Sunday to the 400 block of Johnston Avenue for reports of a boy shot in the head.He was taken to a local hospital in critical condition. Officials do not know how the boy got the gun, but it appears to be a tragic accident. Police are investigating.

Body found at U-Haul facility in Westmoreland County

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A body was found at a U-Haul facility in Westmoreland County on Saturday. The Westmoreland County District Attorney's Office said a woman's body was found at the facility on Leechburg Road in Lower Burrell. The victim has been identified as 41-year-old Kelly Steele, and 42-year-old Alfred Steele has been charged with criminal homicide and robbery inflicting serious bodily injury. Authorities have not released a cause of death."This is a horrible tragedy for Ms. Steele's family and friends and Westmoreland County at large," District Attorney Nicole Ziccarelli said in a release. Alfred is in the Westmoreland County Jail after being arraigned on Saturday night. When officers walked him out of the police station, KDKA-TV was there. He kept his head down and had no comment. Alfred's bail was denied by the judge.According to online paperwork, Alfred was arrested several times in the past, including one month ago. In that case, he faces felony charges for possession of drugs and intent to deliver, along with disorderly conduct. He was also arrested again in January in Armstrong County for simple assault, resisting arrest and public drunkenness. 

Former State Senator and Pittsburgh City Council President Jim Ferlo dies

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- A firebrand of a politician, Jim Ferlo has died.Ferlo was a longtime member of Pittsburgh City Council and fought passionately for the causes he believed in.One of those times was when he sat in front of a group of bulldozes when they arrived to tear down the old Syria Mosque.Ferlo served as the President of Pittsburgh City Council from 1994 to 1998 and then moved on to the State Senate in 2003, where he served until 2015."Jim was always somebody who was looking out for people he didn't feel were represented, the poor, the people on the margins of life. Jim was always looking out for those folks," said Allegheny Co. Executive Rich Fitzgerald."But it was from his heart though, that's what he believed. He wasn't afraid to come to Harrisburg and talk to our colleagues who were from different parts of the state and didn't understand what was taking place in urban settings like Pittsburgh," said Pa. Senate Democratic Leader Sen. Jay Costa.Governor Wolf has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff in Ferlo's honor.Ferlo was 70 years old and was still active in local Democratic politics.