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Violent SUV Crash Briefly Shuts Down Portion Of Ardmore Boulevard

By: KDKA-TV News Staff FOREST HILLS (KDKA) – A part of Ardmore Boulevard in Forest Hills was briefly shut down overnight following a violent SUV crash. The SUV left the road and slammed into a tree just after 10:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Along with the SUV, a second vehicle was involved in the crash. The road has since reopened. There is no word on the condition of those inside the vehicles. Stay With KDKA.com For More Details
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Truck Crash And Fire Briefly Shuts Down Route 28

By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – On Tuesday night, a portion of Route 28 outbound was shut down for nearly an hour after a truck crash and a fire. A semi-truck and a pick-up truck collided near the old Heinz Plant around 6:30 p.m. Following the collision, the pickup truck had caught fire, causing the northbound lanes to close. No injuries are known at this time but crews were able to clear the scene and reopen Route 28.
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Robinson Township Police’s First K-9 Celebrates Final Shift

By: KDKA-TV News Staff ROBINSON TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – Tuesday was a special day for a member of the Robinson Township Police Department. The department celebrated the final shift for its K-9, Sarik, who is now as of Wednesday, retired. He was the first K-9 in the department’s history when they first began the program in 2013. His handler thanked Sarik on Facebook for being his partner for the last eight years.
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Hussey Copper Smelting Facility In Leetsdale Agrees To Pay Settlement For Environmental Violations

By: KDKA-TV News Staff LEETSDALE, Pa. (KDKA) – Hussey Copper has agreed to pay a penalty of more than $850,000 and agreed to perform a comprehensive environmental audit, among other agreements, after complaints were brought against the company’s smelting facility from both state and federal agencies. According to the U.S. Department of Justice, a civil complaint was brought against the company by the USDOJ on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection, alleging the company violated the federal Clean Water Act and Pennsylvania’s Clean Streams Law in Leetsdale. Hussey Copper had exceeded its wastewater...
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Spirit Airlines’ Delays, Cancelations Strand Over 100 Passengers At Arnold Palmer Regional Airport

LATROBE (KDKA) – Hundreds of Spirit Airline passengers in Pittsburgh showed up at the region’s two biggest airports in the past 24 hours only to find their flights had been delayed or even cancelled. However, that problem started last week, not just on Monday. Spirit cancelled nearly 400 flights as of noon on Monday and more cancellations are expected – leaving passengers unhappy. With flights out of both Pittsburgh International Airport and Arnold Palmer Regional Airport, Spirit Airlines, a discount Miami-based airline, is popular for many local people looking for an inexpensive and quick way out of town. In the...
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Long lines at Arnold Palmer airport as Spirit cancels many flights

LATROBE, Pa. — There were long lines and a lot of frustration at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport on Monday morning, after Spirit Airlines canceled over 200 flights nationwide. A Spirit spokesperson cited "weather and operational challenges" and said that, contrary to social media rumors, the cancellations were not due to...
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Suspect Arrested After Stabbing Three People In Carrick

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man is in custody after stabbing three people in Pittsburgh’s Carrick neighborhood. According to police, officers were called out to Brownsville Road around 1:30 a.m. for a reported stabbing. (Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Brian Smithmyer) When first responders arrived at the scene, they found multiple people who had been stabbed. One victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition. One victim was taken to the hospital in serious condition. The third victim was taken to the hospital in stable condition. A victim who was listed in stable condition and lives in this apartment told police that he met the suspect...
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Pittsburgh Police Searching For Missing 17-Year-Old Lacey Hoover, Who Hasn’t Been Seen In A Week

By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Police are asking for help finding a missing 17-year-old girl last seen in Pittsburgh’s Lincoln Place neighborhood. Police say Lacey Hoover disappeared on July 26. They describe her as 5-foot-2, weighing 100 pounds. She has freckles, blue eyes and long red hair with blonde tips. SVU detectives seek the public's help to find Lacey Hoover, 17, was last seen on 7/26/21 in the Lincoln Place neighborhood. She is 5'2",with blue eyes and red hair. If you know of her whereabouts please call SVU at (412) 323-7141. https://t.co/rP7XEbsB7V pic.twitter.com/mIh1ws5mX8 — Pittsburgh Police (@PghPolice) August 2, 2021 Police say she’s known to frequent the Lincoln Place, Swissvale and Lawrenceville areas. Anyone with information is asked to call 412-323-7141.
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Erie Man Jermall Johnson Wanted For Alleged Drug Trafficking Offenses Now In Custody

By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man the FBI Pittsburgh branch has been seeking since June is now in custody. Jermall Johnson, 24, of Erie, Pennsylvania was one of 25 people named in indictments from the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Western Pennsylvania for alleged drug trafficking-related offenses. (Photo Credit: FBI Pittsburgh) He was considered armed and dangerous at the time a warrant was issued for his arrest. The indictments came after a year-long investigation allegedly revealed drug trafficking operations in Mercer and Lawrence Counties among other areas in the state. Those indicted are accused of trafficked drugs like heroin, fentanyl, methamphetamine and cocaine. No further details about Johnson’s arrest could be provided.
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COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports 320 New Coronavirus Cases In Past 72 Hours

By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting 320 new Coronavirus cases and no additional deaths over the last 72 hours. Of the newly reported cases, the Health Department says 196 are confirmed and 124 are probable cases. There have been 7,332 total hospitalizations and 103,378 total coronavirus cases in Allegheny County since the pandemic started. The county-wide death toll stands at 2,005. More information on the Coronavirus pandemic: CDC Coronavirus Information CDC Global Map of Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Pennsylvania Department of Health Information Allegheny County Health Department Information
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Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald And His Doppelganger Jeff Daniels Meet

By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – After he went viral for looking like actor Jeff Daniels, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald has met his doppelganger. “Great to finally meet the person that so many people tell me I look like,” Fitzgerald tweeted Monday. Great to finally meet the person that so many people tell me I look like. It’s great that a big Michigan booster like @Jeff_Daniels would come to our neck of the woods for this production. We look forward to the success of the series & hope your stay in Pgh has been fruitful. pic.twitter.com/bGApVvmGAg — Allegheny Co. Exec....
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Around Town: Rick Sebak Digs Into Pittsburgh Hash

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