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Suspect wanted in fatal New Kensington shooting

NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. (KDKA) - Police are looking for a suspect in a shooting that left a man dead at a housing complex in New Kensington.  Two minors have been arrested on felony gun charges, and another, Amir Kennedy, is wanted for homicide in the death of Jason Raiford, the Westmoreland County District Attorney's Office announced Monday.  Raifod was shot and killed in what the DA called "an act of senseless violence" on Sunday.Officers were called to the Valley Royal apartment complex around 2 p.m. The scene was blocked off with crime scene tape, the sidewalk riddled with evidence markers.Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Kennedy is asked to call 911 or police at 724-339-7534. 
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North Apollo couple arrested on child endangerment charges

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - A man and a woman are facing child endangerment charges after a one-year-old girl was found wandering the streets alone in North Apollo borough.Police said it happened Friday. And when she was returned to her home, they found the child's father, 31-year-old Joseph Hazlett, sleeping on the couch.Throughout the home, officers say they found animal feces, rotting food, and an infestation of insects.Police also arrested the child's mother, 27-year-old, Brandy Teeple.Hazlett is in the Armstrong County Jail on bond. Both have preliminary hearings scheduled for July 13th.
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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 for updates on this developing story as they become available.

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.

Lancaster County coroner responds to fatal motorcycle crash

LANCASTER, Pa. — The Lancaster County Coroner's Office has identified the victim of a fatal motorcycle crash that occurred Sunday on the cross street of Lancaster Pike and Pennsy Road in Providence Township. According to a release on social media, the deputy coroner responded to the scene at 7:42...

20-mile chase ends with crash in Jefferson County

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) A 20-year-old was placed in Jefferson County prison after state police said he led them on a 20-mile chase. Logan Wells, 20, of Indiana, Pa., was driving an Eclipse Spyder on Route 36 when police attempted to stop him on July 2 at around 6:54 p.m. Wells led police on the […]

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...

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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Yankees Get Two in Cleveland, Wins and Good News for Mets

(02:39) — YANKEES: The Yankees win two out of three in Cleveland as they head to Pittsburgh before heading to Boston for their first series at Fenway. (06:54) — METS: The Mets bounce back after their Astros loss with a series win against the Rangers, Max Scherzer’s return, and the news of deGrom potentially heading to Atlanta.

Pirates face former prospect, Yankees ace in opener

The Pittsburgh Pirates will not only get to host the top team in baseball, but they also will get to see an old friend or two when the New York Yankees visit for games Tuesday and Wednesday. Yankees right-hander Jameson Taillon (9-1, 3.32 ERA) is scheduled to start Tuesday opposite...

Be mindful of fireworks laws throughout the holiday weekend

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - If you're planning on grabbing your own fireworks for the weekend, there are some laws you need to keep in mind.Fireworks are fun - but not all of them are legal to use just in your backyard.There are some safety tips and laws police and sellers want you to know before shooting them off this weekend.Bottle rockets, sparklers, and missile rockets are some of the names of the most popular fireworks you'll hear this Fourth of July weekend.But just because they're popular doesn't mean they're all legal to use."Party poppers, snakes, all the stuff the kids like,...

Draft: Pittsburgh Pirates Scouting a Local Prospect

The Pittsburgh Pirates are looking to make it two strong Draft classes in a row. Could a local prospect be a part of this year’s class?. At the end of the 2021 Draft, many national outlets praised the Pittsburgh Pirates for what they did. The team was able to draft multiple Top prospects because the team had the biggest Draft Bonus Pool. In the end, the Bucs took a college bat in the first round and followed it up with 3 straight prep picks.
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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...

Braeburn Alloy Steel sold; United Steelworkers charges unfair labor practices

G.O. Carlson Inc. of Oil City has bought Braeburn Alloy Steel in Lower Burrell. Commonly referred to as Braeburn Steel, Braeburn processes metal alloys, including titanium, refractory metals, high-end nickel alloys, steel alloys, stainless steel, tool steel and carbon steel. It’s 125 years old and employs about 41 workers.