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History Behind Bars: Old Allegheny County Jail Museum reopens to public

"Prison" isn't usually high on the list of date or family day out ideas, but an afternoon at the Old Allegheny County Jail in Pittsburgh's downtown is fun for all ages. Self-guided tours of the Allegheny County Courthouse and Jail begin at the intersection of Forbes Avenue and Ross Street, but the real treat is a trip through the Old Allegheny County Jail Museum, led by volunteer docents Al and Cindy Stanish on the first and third Monday of each month.
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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...
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Pittsburgh Weather: Pleasant holiday weekend weather continues

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - It's more comfortable outside and the humidity has dropped from yesterday.WEATHER LINKS: Current Conditions | School Closings & Delays | Submit Your Weather PhotosToday will be another great day for those Fourth of July festivities! Highs in the mid-80s and low dewpoints with lots of sunshine. Fourth of July tomorrow is looking hot and sunny with highs approaching 90°, but the humidity will be tolerable. Fireworks weather around 9 p.m. tonight and tomorrow evening will be hovering around 80°.After the holiday is done, get ready for some hot & very humid weather with a lot of rain chances. Scattered showers and thunderstorms will be possible each day Tuesday through Friday. Some of those storms do have the potential to turn severe Tuesday and Wednesday, but chances are low for now. Highs will be in the mid-80s, but dewpoints will skyrocket into the 70s making for extremely humid and sticky conditions. Relief from the rain and humidity arrives by next weekend.Stay up to date with the KDKA Mobile App – which you can download here!
FOX Sports

Pirates face the Brewers leading series 2-1

Milwaukee Brewers (45-35, first in the NL Central) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (32-46, fourth in the NL Central) PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Brandon Woodruff (6-3, 4.44 ERA, 1.15 WHIP, 63 strikeouts); Pirates: Jose Quintana (1-4, 3.20 ERA, 1.28 WHIP, 67 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Brewers -169, Pirates +143; over/under is 7 1/2...
Ocean City Today

Four young PA men charged in robbery at Ocean City motel

Three men and a 17-year-old boy were arrested in Ocean City last weekend after allegedly robbing and assaulting a man in a motel room downtown. Jelyja Joseph Malcom, 18, D’andre Xavier Sampson, 18, and a 17-year-old juvenile, all of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, and Jaden Shawn Mallery, 18, of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania were arrested by Ocean City Police on June 25 near 20th Street and charged with robbery, assault, theft, and reckless endangerment.

Looking back at Cup champion Jack Johnson’s best Penguins moments

The Penguins just paid Jack Johnson $1.67 million to win the Stanley Cup. On June 26, 21 months after the Penguins removed him from their roster, Johnson won with the Colorado Avalanche during the third season of the Penguins’ six-year commitment to buying him out. Who knows where he’ll...

Milwaukee Brewers vs Pittsburgh Pirates 7/3/2022 Picks Predictions Previews

The Milwaukee Brewers will meet with the Pittsburgh Pirates in MLB action in PNC Park, PA, on Sunday, July 3, 2022, at 1:35 PM ET. After falling short in game one of the series, the Brewers recovered by triumphing in game three. They will strive to maintain the trend by defeating the Pirates once more, which would be their second straight victory and sixth in their previous seven matches.

Is former Steelers WR Emmanuel Sanders still playing football?

Emmanuel Sanders had a very productive career following his tenure with the Pittsburgh Steelers. Is the seasoned wide receiver still playing football?. Anytime a player’s NFL career spans more than a decade, we know they are doing something right. In the most popular sport in the United States, there are only a handful of roster spots for each position across the 32 teams in the league.

July 4th Fireworks in Western Pa. 2022: Where you can watch

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Add red, white and blue to that black and gold, Pittsburgh. It's time to celebrate Independence Day and there are plenty of celebrations going on in Western Pennsylvania.Two of the areas biggest celebrations, Pittsburgh and Canonsburg, are back along with many other places around the region. Click here to find out how fireworks companies are preparing.Here's where you can watch some fireworks, broke down county-by-county.Allegheny CountyCITY OF PITTSBURGH -- Monday, July 4The City of Pittsburgh's Independence Day celebration is back at Point State Park  from 4-10 p.m.! The party includes music, food, fun and fireworks. Zambelli will...

Local groups launch campaign to encourage pay equity in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH — In Pittsburgh, the pay gap between Black women and white men is larger than the national average. A recent report by the Black Women’s Policy Center also notes poverty is the most pressing concern for Black women in Pittsburgh. These, according to comments made during a...

One Hurt in Clinton Township Crash

One motorist was taken to a local hospital following a three car crash that occurred late last week in Clinton Township. According to State Police, 25-year-old Joshua Skurka of Saxonburg was traveling west on Saxonburg Boulevard (Route 228) just before 7pm on Friday (July 1st) when he allegedly failed to stop at a red light.

Sewickley area real estate transactions for the week of July 3, 2022

Alderman Holdings 200 Deer Run LLC sold property at 200 Deer Run Road to North Way Christian Community for $4,125,000. Evan Michaelson sold property at 504 Sewickley Heights Drive to Nicole Kopel trste for $235,000. Raymond Pen Canada sold property at 506 Sewickley Heights Drive to Rabeka Tomb for $215,000.

TV Talk: New faces to appear on Pittsburgh newscasts in July

Prepare to see several unfamiliar faces on local newscasts in the next month as stations restock their on-air ranks. The most notable on-air addition is the arrival this week of WTAE’s new weekday anchor, who will sit alongside Mike Clark during the 11 p.m. newscast. With or without the...