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Indiana Gazette

Coal truck crash snarls Route 422 in Pine Township

STRONGSTOWN — A pre-dawn coal truck accident affected traffic throughout the day Monday on U.S. Route 422 in Pine Township. According to Indiana County Emergency Management Agency, Pine Township and Cherryhill Township volunteer firefighters were dispatched along with state police at 6:23 a.m. At the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s District...
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Incident at Mall at Robinson sends shoppers running in panic

ROBINSON TOWNSHIP, Pa. — An incident at the food court at the Mall at Robinson on Saturday night caused panic among guests. "People were shoving, screaming, crying," said Gloria Betters. Gloria Betters said she was eating at the food court just before 7 p.m. with her husband and two teenage...
The Hockey Writers

Pittsburgh Penguins Sold to Fenway Sports Group

Mario Lemieux has not only been a legend for the Pittsburgh Penguins on the ice since 1984 but also off the ice since 1999 when he and a group that included businessman Ron Burkle took ownership of the team. Over 20 years later, the Penguins find themselves under a new ownership group.

Study Ranks Pennsylvania As 2nd Best State In U.S. For Christmas Decorations

By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — With the Christmas season upon us in Pennsylvania, the Keystone State has been recognized as one of the top places in the country when it comes to decorations. A new study from Lombardo Homes ranked all fifty states, using a number of criteria, including Google search terms and decorating habits. Pennsylvania ranks #2 in the study. The most popular Christmas decoration in Pennsylvania was revealed to be window candles. To read the full list of rankings and learn more about each state’s most popular Christmas decoration, click here. 

Domestic Incident Inside Of The Mall At Robinson Leads To Chaotic Scene

By: Erika Stanish PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – “We immediately saw pandemonium and panic from other people. They were screaming, I did hear, ‘run, run, everyone just run.’ We automatically assumed the worst.” Robert Betters recalled a panicked scene at the Mall At Robinson after there were reports of shots fired just before 7:00 on Saturday night. However, police have told KDKA that reports of shots fired were “totally unfounded.” It was a hectic scene with dozens of police cars responding to the scene. The Latest Update from KDKA’s Bryant Reed: Betters was inside when it all happened and said it did sound...

Virginia Tech hires Penn State defensive coordinator Brent Pry as next head coach

Virginia Tech hired Penn State defensive coordinator and former Bud Foster disciple Brent Pry as its next head coach. The school made the announcement Tuesday, saying Pry will be introduced Thursday. Pry has been with Penn State since 2014, first as co-defensive coordinator before becoming the defensive coordinator in 2016....

North Hills School District targeted by social media threat

A threat to North Hills School District Tuesday has been deemed not credible, according to district officials. Buildings remain open and classes are scheduled as usual. The district was targeted by a threat on Snapchat. It was investigated by Ross police, among other agencies. Similarly, two Pittsburgh Public Schools were...

Sto-Rox Junior/Senior High Students Dismissed Early, Will Learn Virtually Due To Threat Of Violence

By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Students at the Sto-Rox High School have been dismissed for the day and will learn virtually due to a threat of violence. The district says that because of a threat made to the high school building suggesting violence, students have been dismissed for the day as of 9:00 a.m. and will learn virtually for the rest of the day. The district says there is no threat or impact to any other school buildings.

Ransomware attack at Butler County Community College

BUTLER, Pa.-- Hackers have forced Butler County Community College (BC3) to cancel classes and close campus. BC3's reported on Monday that cybersecurity experts are working to restore computers and services after a ransomware attack. BC3 campuses across the area, including Lawrence County, remained closed Tuesday. According to college officials, noncredit...

Kenny Pickett on Heisman Trophy ballot

PITTSBURGH — Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett is officially a Heisman Trophy candidate. He is one of twelve players on the ballot, and one of eight quarterbacks. Pickett finished the regular season as Pitt's all-time leader in passing yards and touchdowns. He threw for more passing yards this year than any...

Scattered AM Snow Showers; Some PM Sun

PITTSBURGH — Morning snow showers are pushing east and another cold/breezy day with some sun in the afternoon. Click the video player above to watch the latest forecast. Dry to kick off Wednesday but rain showers will take over in the evening and into early Thursday. Warm enough to be...

Dr. Oz to enter Pa. GOP senate race, says report

The already crowded race for the Republican nomination for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat is likely to get a bit more crowded as the Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Dr. Mehmet Oz, the well-known television host, is expected to enter the race. Oz, who has hosted the Dr. Oz daytime TV...

AP sources: Virginia Tech finalizing deal with Penn State DC Pry

Virginia Tech is finalizing a deal to make Penn State defensive coordinator Brent Pry its next head coach, two people familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The people spoke to the AP on condition of anonymity Tuesday because details were still being worked out and neither school was prepared to make a formal […]