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Sixth of seven suspects wanted in New Kensington fatal shooting now in custody

GREENSBURG (KDKA) -- The sixth of seven total suspects charged in a deadly shooting in New Kensington is now in custody, the Westmoreland County District Attorney's Office announced.Elijah Gary, 18, was arrested by U.S. Marshals in Wilkinsburg on Monday. He is charged with criminal homicide, murder in the second degree, robbery, aggravated assault and criminal conspiracy in the death of Jason Raiford on July 3.Investigators are still looking for 15-year-old Da'Montae Brooks, who also goes by "Bud," investigators said. The Uniontown native is also charged with criminal homicide, murder in the second degree, robbery and other counts."He is to be...
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Penguins Add Butler, Pateryn, and Peters to Hockey Operations Staff

The Pittsburgh Penguins have hired Chris Butler as a player development coach, Greg Pateryn as a professional scout and Garrett Peters as a global crossover scout, it was announced today by general manager Ron Hextall. In his new role, the 35-year-old Butler will work closely with hockey operations advisor Trevor...
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Leading Hospitality Advisor Joins Whiteford in Pittsburgh

PITTSBURGH--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 8, 2022-- Whiteford, Taylor & Preston has announced that Gosia Kosturek has joined the firm in Pittsburgh. A leading advisor on corporate transactions in the hospitality sector, she will chair Whiteford’s hospitality group. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: Gosia Kosturek, Leading Hospitality Advisor in Pittsburgh (Photo: Business Wire)

Steelers slightly favored vs Seahawks in Pittsburgh’s preseason opener

The Pittsburgh Steelers have their first preseason game of 2022 on Saturday at home against the Seattle Seahawks. Here are the odds for the game. We know it’s just preseason, but it’s hard not to make a big deal out of live-action NFL football when we’ve gone so long without it. On Saturday, August 13th, the Pittsburgh Steelers will host the Seattle Seahawks at Acrisure Stadium (that still doesn’t sound right).

Member of Drug Trafficking Ring Pleads Guilty

PITTSBURGH, PA — A resident of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, pleaded guilty in federal court to violating federal narcotics laws, United States Attorney Cindy K. Chung announced. Steve Miller, 50, pleaded guilty on Wednesday, August 3, 2022, to conspiracy to distribute 500 grams or more of cocaine from April of 2020...

6th suspect arrested in New Kensington murder; 1 remains at large

One of two teens still at large and charged in the murder of a man a month ago in New Kensington was arrested Monday. U.S. marshals apprehended Elijah Rashad Gary, 18, on Ella Street in Wilkinsburg without incident, Westmoreland County District Attorney Nicole Ziccarelli said. Gary is one of seven...

No Injuries In Route 422 Car Fire

No one was injured when a vehicle was destroyed by fire over the weekend. Butler Township Police say it happened Saturday evening around 5 p.m. in the westbound lane of Route 422 when 35-year-old Dustyno Miller of Tarentum noticed fire coming from his car’s undercarriage. He pulled off the...

One Injured In City of Butler Crash

One person was taken to the hospital Monday as a result of a crash in the City of Butler. The two vehicle accident happened just after 11:30 a.m. at the intersection of West Brady Street and Main Street. Details on the crash are not known at the moment. Dispatchers say...

Editorial: Response to Penn Township boy's need shows hope for us all

Sometimes it can seem as though the worst is happening all around us all the time. Inflation, high gas prices, rising turnpike tolls are bad enough. Then there are the really ugly political divisions, especially in a midterm election year. War in Ukraine. Gun deaths. Violent crime. Whether you are...

CCBC Foundation Announces the Matthew and Julie Kolat Professional Pilot Scholarship

(Photo of Kolt Codner from the CCBC Foundation and Julie Kolat provided with the release) (Monaca, PA) The CCBC Foundation announced a new scholarship endowed by the Kolat family in memory of Matthew who passed away in January 2022. The Matthew and Julie Kolat Professional Pilot Scholarship will support professional pilot students who demonstrate passion and determination in the pursuit of the piloting profession.
Pitt News

Six on-campus construction projects to know about this fall

For any new or returning students, it’s always helpful to know what is going on and what changes to look out for on campus. Pitt has an expansive campus and an abundance of buildings and resources already available and in use, so it may surprise new students to learn just how much development is in the works in Oakland. The Campus Master Plan has the 20-30 year road map, so here are the highlights of some of the projects currently underway.

Steelers’ Harris seeks to expand leadership role in 2nd year

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers running back Najee Harris enjoyed a breakout rookie season last year. Harris has been slowed by a foot injury during his second training camp with the Steelers. But the brief summer setback has allowed Harris an opportunity to pause from the daily on-field training camp practice grind and expand his […]