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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 said his 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. Click here for the website.Visit CBS News here for more on this story.
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Federal judge for Robert Bowers case wants trial to begin next spring or summer

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- The federal judge overseeing the Robert Bowers case wants to start talking about when the trial will begin. U.S. District Judge Robert Colville told both sides of the case to prepare to discuss a trial date at their next meeting.According to KDKA's news partners at the Post-Gazette, the judge believes the trial could begin next spring or summer.Bowers is accused of shooting and killing 11 people at the Tree of Life Synagogue in 2018.He faces the death penalty if convicted of federal hate crimes.

Multiple homes go up in flames in McKeesport

MCKEESPORT (KDKA) -- Two homes have been destroyed and two more suffered damage following an overnight fire in McKeesport.Firefighters and first responders were called out around 2 a.m. to an area of Soles Street near the intersection of Beaver Street.A resident in the area tells KDKA that he woke up to a fire, got out of his own home and went into an elderly neighbor's house to get the couple out with the help of police.The cause of the fire, any injuries, or extent of damages is unknown at this time.Stay with KDKA-TV and for updates to this developing story as they become available.  
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Pirates meet the Brewers following Reynolds' 3-home run game

Milwaukee Brewers (44-33, first in the NL Central) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (30-45, third in the NL Central) PITCHING PROBABLES: Brewers: Adrian Houser (4-8, 4.50 ERA, 1.45 WHIP, 57 strikeouts); Pirates: JT Brubaker (1-7, 4.14 ERA, 1.43 WHIP, 76 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Brewers -128, Pirates +109; over/under is 8 1/2...

Overturning other constitutional rights are possible but will require action at the state or local level

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Supreme Court's decision to overturn abortion rights for all has created concern about other rights grounded in the same provisions of the U.S. Constitution.As KDKA political editor Jon Delano, an attorney, explains, it's not clear yet how far this conservative court will go in future cases.In law school, hours are spent debating constitutional rights that we often take for granted but are not explicitly spelled out in the Constitution. Now, scholars say the Supreme Court's action in the Dobbs case to overturn abortion rights calls some of those other rights into question."People should be quite concerned...

Mitch Trubisky Emerging In Pittsburgh: NFL World Reacts

Mitch Trubisky is turning into a cat with nine lives as he appears to be emerging as the frontrunner to start the 2022 season for the Pittsburgh Steelers. According to Steelers insider Mark Kaboly, rookie first-round pick Kenny Pickett has been working exclusively with the third-string offense in OTAs and minicamps so far. Kaboly believes that only an injury or a terrible training camp will keep him from starting in Week 1.

Transgender harassment allegations in Pittsburgh's North Side

A North Side woman accused of harassing a transgender teen has been ordered to have no contact with her neighbors for 90 days. Only Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 was there as that decision was made during a June 22 hearing. “We are just asking the courts to protect our...

10 people shot over three-day period in Pittsburgh and Allegheny County

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Allegheny County and Pittsburgh police are investigating multiple shootings over the weekend.Police say three women were shot on South 12th Street on the South Side after a fight broke out on Saturday morning. Two of the women were shot in the leg and the third woman was shot in the hand.The violence only continued from there, ending with 10 people shot over a three-day period."It's very senseless," Pittsburgh resident Keona Robinson said Monday.The violence started Friday afternoon in the Hill District on Chauncey Drive. One man died and two men were taken in for questioning after a...

Clear Favorite Emerging For Steelers' Starting Quarterback Job

It doesn't look like Kenny Pickett will be the Pittsburgh Steelers starting quarterback to start the 2022-23 season. Pickett worked exclusively with the third-team offense during OTAs and minicamp, per Mark Kaboly of The Athletic. Mitch Trubisky likely worked with the starters during those sessions and has been seen as...

Woman charged with vandalizing Nittany Lion statue at Penn State

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- A woman from New Jersey has admitted to damaging the famous Nittany Lion statue on Penn State's campus.Police paperwork shows that the woman told police she traveled to State College and acted alone.Surveillance video from last month shows the woman painting 'FTG' or 'For the Glory' -- and this isn't the first time she's done this.According to police, she painted the statue with teal paint last year and used permanent markers to vandalize the Old Main building as well as the Alumni Center.

Steelers QB Kenny Pickett ‘excited to show’ his athleticism in the NFL

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback, Kenny Pickett, has some sneaky athleticism. Here’s why he’s excited to show off his play-making ability at the next level. A lot of fans had a difficult time getting excited about the Steelers first-round selection in the 2022 NFL Draft. I was one of them. Quarterback Kenny Pickett took a big leap forward with his play in his final college season at Pitt, but he didn’t have elite arm talent to really get us stoked about his arrival.