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National Weather Service confirms 2 tornadoes touched down in Beaver County

BEAVER COUNTY — Two tornadoes touched down in Beaver county early Saturday morning leaving behind a swath of damage and numerous power outages. Fred McMullen, the Warning Coordination Meteorologist at the Pittsburgh National Weather Service office, says the first tornado touched down just after 6am about a mile east-northeast of Shippingsport. That tornado was an EF-0 tornado on the enhanced Fujita scale with winds of 85 mph. It cut a path almost a mile long and 50-yards wide bringing down numerous trees and tearing the roof off of a pavillon.
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Man Dies After Being Struck By Vehicle Near Heinz Field On North Shore

By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man has died after being struck by a vehicle on Pittsburgh’s North Shore. The crash occurred near the intersection of Allegheny Avenue and Casino Drive. (Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Bryce Lutz) Investigators say the victim was and dragged just before 11:00 p.m. on Saturday night. Police say the driver is cooperating with investigators. The Pittsburgh Police Department’s Collision Unit is investigating.
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Severe thunderstorm damage in Jefferson and Elk Counties

A strong cold front brought gusty showers and severe thunderstorms to Central Pennsylvania today. A handful of severe thunderstorm warnings were issued by the National Weather Service for most of Jefferson and Elk Counties. Damaging winds were accompanied by the line of showers and thunderstorms. They approached Jefferson County around...

Pitt Defense Shines, Panthers Improve to 5-1 with Road Win at Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, VA – The Hokies tried to pass and the Hokies tried to run. But for the majority of a breezy Saturday afternoon against Pitt’s defense, they were not very successful at either method of moving the football. The Pittsburgh Panthers spoiled Virginia Tech’s homecoming at Lane Stadium, stomping the...

Twitter Reaction To Pitt’s Statement Win Over Virginia Tech

Pitt entered today knowing the importance of this game against Virginia Tech and played like a team that wanted to be champions. Up until today, the Panthers offense has led them to victory but today, the defense played their best game of the season and dominated the Hokies offense from the opening snap.

New McDonald’s Coming to Vacant Route 9 Bank in Poughkeepsie

Does Route 9 need another McDonald's? The restaurant chain thinks so and is planning on building one at the site of a former bank. The Hudson Valley loves its fast food. You can't drive more than a mile in most areas without hitting either a Taco Bell, Burger King, Wendy's or McDonald's. On Route 9 alone there are dozens of fast-food eateries located between Beacon and Poughkeepsie, and now it looks like there will soon be one more.

Cold start to Sunday morning ahead

PITTSBURGH — October air is finally in place, and it’s going to be sticking around for a few days. Temperatures will drop into the 40s across much of the area by Sunday morning. Clouds will linger and a stray shower or two will be possible through the day Sunday. If...

Report: Pitt Falls to Maryland in Scrimmage, Hugley With 14

On Saturday, Pitt’s men’s basketball team took on Maryland in a ‘secret scrimmage,’ losing 72 to 56 at the Petersen Events Center according to Jeff Goodman. According to Goodman, sophomore big man John Hugley led the way for Pitt with 14 points. “He’s a wide body, he is getting in...

Two Firefighters Injured While Battling Duplex Fire In Lawrenceville

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Fire crews are on the scene of a duplex fire in Lawrenceville. According to Pittsburgh Public Safety, the Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire is working to extinguish the fire at a three-level duplex in the 200 block of Ater Way. The building houses two apartments, one of the...
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Reality check: Sto-Rox sends Western Beaver back to drawing board in key conference battle

INDUSTRY — Thaddeus Gray kept running, inching closer and closer to his target by the second. Then, he stopped. The Western Beaver High School senior defensive back was chasing after Sto-Rox star running back Jaymar Pearson late in the third quarter of the WPIAL Class 2A Golden Beavers’ 41-0 loss to the Vikings on Saturday afternoon. But when Gray got near the 20-yard line, he slowed down, eventually coming to a complete halt and throwing his hands up as he watched Pearson cross the goal line on an 82-yard touchdown run.

Pickett leads Pitt to 28-7 victory over Virginia Tech

BLACKSBURG, Va. — Kenny Pickett threw two touchdown passes and rushed for a score to lead Pittsburgh to a 28-7 victory over Virginia Tech on Saturday. Pickett threw touchdown passes of 8 yards to Gavin Bartholomew and 36 yards to Jared Wayne, and he scored on a 3-yard run — all in the first half — as the Panthers (5-1, 2-0 Atlantic Coast Conference) won their third straight game. Pittsburgh, which won in Blacksburg for the first time since 2015, moved into sole possession of first place in the ACC’s Coastal Division.

Wilkinsburg Arts Festravaganza Celebrates Arts

 By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Saturday was a day to celebrate the arts in Wilkinsburg. More than 20 local artists, crafts people, and more took part in the event. (Photo Credit: KDKA) It’s the second of three events in Wilkinsburg that focus on the community.