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23-year-old man shot and killed in McKees Rocks

MCKEES ROCKS (KDKA) -- A 23-year-old man has died following an overnight shooting in McKees Rocks.According to Allegheny County Police, dispatchers were notified of a shooting along Frank Street just before 12:30 on Tuesday morning. When officers arrived at the scene, they found a 23-year-old man who had been shot multiple times.He was taken to a nearby hospital, where he later died.Police say they are searching for two men that ran away from the scene.Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the County Police Tip Line 1-833-ALL-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous.  
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Westmoreland prison dog retired from service

Kira, a 2-year-old Belgian Malinois, has been on the job at the Westmoreland County Prison since she was a puppy. On Monday, the county’s prison board took the drug-detecting dog out of service after her handler said she is struggling with anxiety issues related to the electronics at the jail and can no longer perform her duties at the Hempfield lockup.
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Man in his 20s shot and killed in McKees Rocks

MCKEES ROCKS, Pa. — A 23-year-old man died after being shot multiple times in McKees Rocks. The shooting happened a little before 1:20 a.m. Tuesday on the 800 block of Frank Street. Allegheny County homicide detectives said the victim was found at the scene and taken to the hospital...

Mark Cuban's drug company offering discounts on birth control, Plan B-like meds

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Mount Lebanon native Mark Cuban's low-cost drug company is offering an affordable solution to those looking for birth control pills or emergency contraceptives.This comes in the aftermath of the Supreme Court overturning the right to get an abortion last week.Cuban's Cost Plus Drugs company offers a wide range of generic drugs.It does not currently accept insurance but claims its prices are still below what patients would pay with insurance at a typical pharmacy.

Pittsburgh Weather: A calm and cool Tuesday before more heat arrives

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - The cooldown ends today.WEATHER LINKS:Current Conditions | School Closings & Delays | Submit Your Weather PhotosToday: Comfy again today, a little cool for the morning.Alert: Low chance for a First Alert Day over next week with the next rain chance arriving on Saturday.Aware: End of work week brief warm-up with highs near 90 on Friday.Another 'Chamber of Commerce' day is expected across western Pennsylvania with sunny skies and highs in the mid-70s. Humidity levels will remain low with winds out of the north at 4-8 mph. It looks like there will be some higher clouds in place along and south of...

Mom's Morning Minute: Choosing the right shoes for your kids

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- While kids may be busy between running out to play, going to camps, heading to the playground, and playing summer sports, it's important to make sure they slip on the right shoes.KDKA's Heather Abraham spoke with Dr. Marco Alcala, an orthopedic physician with Allegheny Health Network. Here are some tips he provided about how you can best help your kids avoid injuries.Make sure the shoe fits now and is not something that they will grow into.Dr. Alcala also recommends not using 'hand-me-down' shoes for siblings, especially if the shoes are really worn in.Picking the right shoe for...

Pens Points: Hall of Fame class announced

Congrats to Roberto Luongo, Daniel Sedin, Henrik Sedin, Daniel Alfredsson, Riikka Salimen and the late Herb Carnegie who will make up November’s class of the Hockey Hall of Fame. []. Jaden Lindo was a Penguin draft pick whose playing career didn’t work out as plans, but is still making...

Level of uncertainty entering 2022 season will test Steelers Head Coach

The Steelers are entering into uncharted territory with the start of the 2022 season right around the corner. Make no mistake about it, the 2022 NFL season will test Steelers Mike Tomlin like never before. Since becoming our head coach in 2007 and up until this season, Tomlin enjoyed one constant that probably made his coaching life much easier. That constant was Ben Roethlisberger.

5 former Steelers that could win the Super Bowl in 2022

The Steelers have a lot of former players and coaches that could win a Super Bowl this season with another team. The Steelers have been able to become one of the best franchises in the NFL since they joined the league. They have been able to create a bounty of memories that will last a lifetime with fans and personnel alike. They form connections that are unbreakable no matter if they leave the organization or not.

ASSET Inc.’s Executive Director on Learning Recovery for K-12 Students and Preservice Teachers

Newswise — PITTSBURGH, JUNE 28, 2022 – In a new blog today, ASSET Inc. Executive Director Sarah Toulouse explains how the organization has simultaneously evolved its mission of teacher preparation and put Pittsburgh squarely at the center of learning recovery for K-12 students and preservice teachers through its new high-impact tutoring initiative called PALS.

Beyond the spike: New antibody analysis predicts severe COVID-19 outcomes

Most research on immunity to the SARS-CoV-2 virus and COVID-19 vaccine development has focused on antibody responses to the spike protein and other viral surface proteins. But antibodies that recognize the virus's internal proteins could also be important for immunity and disease outcomes, according to a new study led by University of Pittsburgh, Georgia Institute of Technology and Emory University researchers.

2 wounded, officer shot in Pittsburgh's South Side

Pittsburgh police took a male shooting suspect into custody after a woman was wounded and a city officer was shot Saturday morning in the city’s South Side. According to a Pittsburgh Public Safety spokeswoman, the officer was struck in a protective vest and taken to a hospital for evaluation.

Allegheny County approved a police review board 14 months ago. It still has no members and little jurisdiction.

Council will soon take a step toward appointing members to the Independent Police Review Board, but even then the process of launching the new body won’t be half done. The post Allegheny County approved a police review board 14 months ago. It still has no members and little jurisdiction. appeared first on PublicSource. PublicSource is a nonprofit news organization serving the Pittsburgh region. Visit to read more.