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Suspect identified and arrested in string of robberies

WEST MIFFLIN, Pa. (KDKA) - A suspect is in custody after two robberies took place within 30 minutes of one another. Allegheny County Police identified 29-year-old David Vankavelaar as the person responsible. On Friday night, county police were alerted to a robbery at the BP gas station and 7-Eleven convenience...
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Police investigating death in New Kensington housing complex

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Police in New Kensington are investigating a man's death at a housing complex not far from the police station.Officers were called to the Valley Royal apartment complex in New Kensington around 2:00 this afternoon. The complex was soon blocked off with crime scene tape.Evidence markers riddled the sidewalk while neighbors stood by in disbelief. Investigators aren't saying just how the man died but continue to gather evidence and interview witnesses.Stay with KDKA-TV and KDKA.com for updates on this developing story as they become available.
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Yankees trade ex-top prospect Manny Bañuelos after recent DFA

From the day Manny Bañuelos emerged out of the Yankees non-roster invitee pile during the middle of spring training, his odds of contributing at the big-league level remained extremely long. After all, the Yankees’ 40-man roster was meticulously crafted during the offseason, with enough accommodations made for several top...
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3 Buyout Candidates Could Help the Penguins, Including an Old Friend

What do the Pittsburgh Penguins need this offseason? Aside from millions more to sign Kris Letang, the team must fill out its forwards crew. There could be significant departures beyond Letang and Evgeni Malkin, as Rickard Rakell is a UFA, they have a pair of RFA middle-six wingers. Also, Jason Zucker’s health is a looming question, and Evan Rodrigues could bolt via the free-agent market.
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Man killed in motorcycle crash in Kiski Township

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - We now know the name of the man killed in a motorcycle crash this afternoon in Kiski Township, Armstrong County. 58-year-old Anthony Stasko of Indiana, PA, and his wife Kim, were both riding down Route 56 near the intersection of Balsinger Road, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.That's when a vehicle driven by Michael Flynn crossed Balsinger Road and struck them.Stasko was pronounced dead at the scene and his wife was life-flighted to the hospital. They were both wearing helmets.The cause of the accident is still under investigation.
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Pittsburgh Weather: Rain on the way after Independence Day

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - The Fourth of July forecast will be a pleasant one, but more unstable weather could be on the horizon.WEATHER LINKS:Current Conditions | School Closings & Delays | Submit Your Weather PhotosALERT: None (monitoring possibility for First Alert on Tuesday but too uncertain right now)AWARE: Scattered showers with thunderstorms Tuesday through Friday.A wonderful weekend is underway with pleasant temperatures, nice breezes, and sunshine today with more dry weather on tap for Independence Day. Lows tonight will be comfy in the lower 60s with highs tomorrow pushing into the upper 80s and close to 90 in many spots. Fireworks weather around tonight and...
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5 best sports bars that Steelers fans need to see before they die

The Steelers have loyal fans all around the world and there are some cool sports bars to go watch a game at because of it. The Steelers carry one of the top and most expansive fan bases in the NFL. They have people representing the team around the country and even around the world. There are many different people and places that can be found included in Steelers Nation.
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Police say Clairton man jailed as suspect in 3 area robberies

A Clairton man is being held in the Allegheny County Jail on charges of robbing two area convenience stores and an attempted robbery of a third store late Friday. David Vankavelaar, 29, is charged by county police with robbery, terroristic threats, theft by unlawful taking, simple assault, and recklessly endangering another person in connection to one armed robbery in Pleasant Hills.
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Three local universities have now merged together

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - Three local universities officially are now one.The California University of Pennsylvania, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, and Edinboro University are now Pennsylvania Western University.The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education decided to merge six of its universities into two because of declining enrollment.
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Pittsburgh man arrested for fatal Hill District shooting

An 18-year-old Pittsburgh man was arrested Saturday for the fatal shooting June 24 of a teenager in the city’s Hill District, according to police. Shaun Scott was arrested for the shooting death of Maleek Thomas, also 18, police said in a news release. The shooting occurred shortly before 2:45...
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Apartments evacuated in Toronto Sunday night

TORONTO, Ohio (WTRF) — Apartments were evacuated in Toronto Sunday night following an incident with one of the residents. Police Chief Charley Daniels says a man living in the 500 block of Third Street jumped out of a second floor window and then went into cardiac arrest. Officers believe...
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