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Human remains discovered in Penn Hills, police say

PENN HILLS — The Allegheny County Police homicide unit responded to a request for assistance in Penn Hills. At approximately 3:41 p.m. Sunday, county 911 was notified of human skeletal remains located in a wooded area in the 1600 block of Brushton Avenue. Homicide detectives and the medical examiner were...
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Suspect In Custody After Woman Killed, Man Injured In Kennedy Twp. Shooting

By: KDKA-TV News Staff KENNEDY TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — An investigation is underway after a woman was killed and a man was injured in a shooting in Kennedy Township. According to Allegheny County Police, dispatchers were notified of a shooting along Pine Hollow Road around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday night. (Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Bryce Lutz) Police say that first responders found a man and woman at the scene who had both been shot. Both people were taken to a nearby hospital. The woman was pronounced dead at the hospital, while the man was last listed in stable condition. The Allegheny County Medical Examiner identified the woman as 35-year-old Deprincess Perkins of Pittsburgh. During the county police’s investigation, it was learned a verbal altercation took place inside of the Kennedy Lanes and continued outside in the parking lot and led to shots fired. County homicide detectives identified the shooter as 19-year-old Malik Smith of Pittsburgh. Photo Credit: Allegheny County Police He was arrested and is facing charges of criminal homicide, aggravated assault, and carrying a firearm without a license. Smith is being housed at the Allegheny County Jail.
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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 Allegheny County Medical Examiner identified the victim as 61-year-old Louis Anthony Barber of Pittsburgh. The Pittsburgh Police Department’s Collision Unit is investigating.
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Allegheny County Police Investigating Human Remains Found In Penn Hills

PENN HILLS (KDKA) – An investigation is underway after human skeletal remains were found in Penn Hills. According to Allegheny County Police, just after 3:30 p.m., they were notified of human skeletal remains found in a wooded area in the 1600 block of Brushton Avenue. Homicide detectives and the medical...
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Police respond to shooting in South Hills

PITTSBURGH — Allegheny County Dispatch told Pittsburgh's Action News 4 that police responded to reports of shots fired along the 200 block of Rochelle Street in Pittsburgh's Knoxville neighborhood at around 9:30 Sunday evening. When they arrived, they found a 16-year-old girl suffering from a gunshot wound to her thigh....
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Local Organization to Host Virtual 5K

An organization that provides support for local domestic violence and sexual assault survivors is sponsoring an event this week in memory of a Butler woman. The annual ‘Get Nebby 5K and Fun Run’ will be a week-long virtual awareness event with participation the event page of the Facebook account of Victim Outreach Intervention Center.
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Lancaster motorcyclist killed after Manor Township crash Saturday night [update]

A motorcyclist was killed after crashing in Manor Township on Saturday night, according to Lancaster County-Wide Communications. The crash occurred in the 3500 block of Blue Rock Road (Route 999), near Supervisor Road west of Millersville, at 9:20 p.m., said Manor Township police Officer Brian Liddick. Lancaster County Coroner Dr....
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Police Search for Suspect Following Little Beaver Township Theft

Authorities are asking for the public’s help with identifying the suspect or suspects involved in a recent theft that occurred in nearby Lawrence County. According to State Police, at least one unknown person allegedly broke into a barn on Haggerty Road in Little Beaver Township on October 8th. Authorities say...
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Police Searching For 65-Year-Old Missing Man Nicholas Ciccone Last Seen Around Coraopolis

By: KDKA-TV News Staff ALIQUIPPA (KDKA) — The Hopewell Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding Nicholas Ciccone, who is currently missing. Ciccone is 65-years-old, 6’0 tall and is described as having salt-and-pepper colored hair and green eyes. (Photo Courtesy Hopewell Police Department) Police say he was last seen driving a green 1998 Chevrolet pick-up truck with a registration plate reading YTH2157 around 8:30 a.m. in Coraopolis. (Photo Courtesy Hopewell Police Department) The Hopewell Township Police Department asks anyone who sees him to contact them or their local police station.
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Woman Arrested, Facing Homicide Charges Following Deadly Shooting In Sheraden

By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Nearly two weeks after a woman was found shot to death in Pittsburgh’s Sheraden neighborhood, detectives have made an arrest in connection with the deadly incident. On October 3rd, a woman was found shot to death along Glen Mawr Street. According to Pittsburgh Police, 22-year-old Unique Lane was arrested in connection with the shooting. (Courtesy: Pittsburgh Police) Police say Lane is being held in the Allegheny County Jail and is facing criminal homicide charges. Stay with KDKA for more on this developing story. 
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Body of man found in Monongahela River

PITTSBURGH (100.1 FM and AM 1020 KDKA) Just after 6:15 p.m. on Friday, Pittsburgh Police were given reports of a body floating in the Monongahela River. The body was described as a male near the Liberty Bridge and originally reported by a boater. River Rescue arrived and pulled the man...
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Human skeletal remains found in Penn Hills

The Allegheny County Police Department’s Homicide Unit responded to a request for assistance Sunday after county 911 was notified of the finding of human skeletal remains in Penn Hills. The notification came at about 3:40 p.m. after the remains were found in a wooded area in the 1600 block of...
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6 injured after trampoline collapses in Manor Township [update]

Six people were hospitalized after a trampoline collapsed in Manor Township on Saturday afternoon, according to a supervisor with Lancaster County-Wide Communications. The trampoline collapsed in the 200 block of Donnerville Road, near Weaver and Habecker Church roads, at 12:26 p.m., the supervisor said. Six people were transported to hospitals,...