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Mother of teen fatally shot in Uptown mourns her son: 'I held his hand the whole time'

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - A teenage football player had his whole future ahead of him until he became a victim of gun violence.Alex Kowalyk's mother Vanessa is speaking out and calling for change. She describes her son as a good kid. She said Alex didn't do drugs and adored his younger sister. She said they had just moved from McKeesport to Shadyside for a better life the very day he was killed. He was on life support for 13 hours before he passed away. "I held his hand the whole time and I didn't leave him for a minute," she said. "I was there...
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An Unknown Steelers WR Is Dominating In Training Camp

The Pittsburgh Steelers took a gamble on wide receiver George Pickens. The former Georgia standout missed most of his junior season due to an ACL injury. He came back to play in their final four games and caught a touchdown pass against Alabama during the National Championship Game. That catch...
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Wheeling police arrest man wanted for murder

Acting on a tip, Wheeling Police say they located a subject wanted for murder in Cherokee County, South Carolina. Around 4:00 pm, Tuesday, Wheeling Police say they received a call from a detective in South Carolina. The detective provided information that a murder suspect may be in the East Wheeling area and provided the nickname […]
WHEELING, WV

Attorney: Dad of 3-month-old left in hot car in Upper St. Clair to be charged

UPPER ST. CLAIR, Pa. (KDKA) — The father of a 3-month-old child who was left in a hot car is now facing charges.A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Khang Nguyen in connection with the death of his son, Kayden Nguyen, in Upper St. Clair in June. The warrant and the charges have not been made public, but KDKA-TV has confirmed the warrant.On a hot day in June, police and paramedics found the lifeless body of Kayden Nguyen in a child seat in the back of his father's minivan. His father told police that he had gone to work...
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Look: Steelers Wide Receiver Is Reportedly Being Sued

The company that organized Diontae Johnson's youth football camp — "FlexWork Sports Youth Camp presented by Diontae Johnson" — is suing the Steelers wide receiver for not showing up to the May 22 event. FlexWork Sports Management LLC claims Johnson's failure to appear cost the company “significant damages,...
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Two Pennsylvania nursing facilities charged with conspiracy to defraud the US and Health Care Fraud

Five individuals and two for-profit skilled nursing facilities in Southwestern Pennsylvania have been indicted by federal grand jury in Pittsburgh on charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States and related health care fraud charges, United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung announced today. The 15-count Superseding Indictment, returned on August 5, 2022, named Sam Halper, […]
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Barge hits Wheeling Suspension Bridge

There were some anxious moments tonight when a barge was reported to have hit the Suspension Bridge in Wheeling. Tony Clark of the West Virginia Department of Highways said the barge actually ran into the scaffolding that’s being used to removate the historic structure. A navigation light was damaged, but thankfully, there were no injuries. […]
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Grand opening of August Wilson House to draw family, community members and supporters like Denzel Washington

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Chippewa Twp. to get outdoor fitness court this fall

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