Registered Sex Offender Convicted of Possessing Child Sexual Abuse MaterialHunt County Theft ReportsNewsBreak Contributor
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16-Year-Old Charged in Munhall HomicideNik HatziefstathiouNewsBreak Contributor
Shadyside Recognized as One of the Best Neighborhoods in PittsburghErickNewsBreak Contributor
High-Speed Chase in Unity Township Ends with Arrest by Pennsylvania State PoliceSavoring the GrandstrandNewsBreak Contributor
House destroyed by fire in Westmoreland County
Flames destroyed a house in Westmoreland County Sunday night.
Raising Canes to open new location in North Versailles Tuesday
Twenty lucky people to arrive during the first hour will be selected for free Raising Cane’s for a year!
Two Cities In Pennsylvania Named Rudest In The Nation
There are 2 cities in Pennsylvania alone that are considered to be the rudest cities across America. Growing up in the New Jersey, New York City, and Philadelphia area, I’ve seen my share of rudeness and bluntness that everyone in our area is just pretty much used to at this point! Business Insider has curated an official list of the rudest cities in America.
Pennsylvania Destination Named 'Most Fun City' In The Entire State
It's certainly a close call, but one city came out on top!
West Mifflin police find 2 missing 16-year-olds
West Mifflin Borough Police Department is asking for help finding two missing teenagers.
Mother charged after 2-year-old son swallows marijuana
A Westmoreland County woman was arrested after police say her two-year-old son ingested cannabis. Shelby Bosworth told officers Friday her two-year-old fell down the stairs.
Police: Westmoreland County woman arrested after son ingested cannabis
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) - A Westmoreland County woman has been arrested after police say her two-year-old son ingested cannabis.On Nov. 1, Shelby Bosworth said her two-year-old fell down the stairs. Police say he was later taken to the hospital after he wouldn't wake up from a nap.Tests showed the young child didn't suffer injuries from the fall, but a urine test found the child had marijuana in his system.Bosworth was arrested on Friday and is charged with endangering the welfare of a child.
3 people taken to the hospital after fire breaks out at Allegheny County Jail
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Three people were taken to the hospital following a late-night fire at the Allegheny County Jail.KDKA's news crew at the scene didn't see any smoke or flames, but saw medics bringing one person out of the jail on a stretcher.Dispatchers tell KDKA that three people from inside all went to the hospital.We're working to learn more about exactly where inside the building the fire took place and the details on the people taken to the hospital.
Pittsburgh defense attorney charged with trying to meet up with underage girls
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Pittsburgh defense attorney was charged with trying to meet up with underage girls.Cell phone video captured by 814PredHunters, a group led by Brian Knepp that orchestrated the bust, shows the moment Paul Luvara was arrested. "We have fake accounts online, and we get they're just they just sit there and wait on adults to hit them up," Knepp said. The target of the group's latest takedown was Luvara. Knepp said Luvara talked to one of his "online decoys" for months. He's accused of driving to Punxsutawney to meet up with a 13-year-old girl and a 15-year-old girl. After Knepp tipped off the police, they were waiting.Luvara found himself in handcuffs, charged with five felonies. A bail bondsman posted his $50,000 bail on Monday, two days after his arrest.KDKA-TV asked Knepp how bad was it. "He went as far as asking the children to perform sexual acts while he was on the phone with a judge or another attorney," he said. "That was kind of his fantasy."KDKA-TV reached out to the attorney representing Luvara but did not hear back on Monday.
Crews called to massive house fire in Pittsburgh area
SHALER, Pa. (KDKA) — Crews responded to a large house fire in Shaler on Monday evening.First responders were called to the house on Hawthorne Road for the large blaze at around 5:30 p.m. No one was home when the fire broke out, and there were no injuries.Firefighters from Cherry City and seven nearby volunteer crews came to help fight the flames on Monday. "It went to a second alarm. We had multiple crews from Shaler, Ross, Millvale, Etna that assisted us," said Nick Skalos, chief of the Cherry City Volunteer Fire Company. "We appreciate their help."The garage was the first part of the home to be completely engulfed by flames. Then, a vehicle in the garage exploded. "The explosion was from the gas tank of the vehicle inside," Skalos said.It took crews about 90 minutes to stop the flames. The fire is under investigation.
Construction Begins on New Railroad Bridge in Westmoreland County: Route 51 Daytime Lane Restrictions Expected
The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) District 12 has started construction on the new Wheeling and Lake Erie Railroad Bridge in Westmoreland County. This project, including an overpass for Route 51 over Interstate 70, is part of a $120.6 million improvement project for Interstate 70 at Route 51. The expected completion date is October 2027.
Unity man on trial, accused of bilking vendors for daughter's wedding
A Unity man is on trial this week, accused of bilking vendors hired for his daughter’s wedding reception. Testimony is expected to begin Tuesday in the trial of Joseph A. Malago, 51. He’s accused in four separate cases, including three incidents in which he is accused of forging bogus checks to pay for items.
Pittsburgh police chief calls for juvenile detention center to reopen
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- Pittsburgh's chief of police is calling for the reopening of the Shuman Juvenile Detention Center, whose future is now up in the air. Pittsburgh Police Chief Larry Scirotto decried the absence of a juvenile detention center after a 17-year-old was released to his mother for allegedly making threats against a Pittsburgh high school and being arrested with an AK-47 rifle. "Without a detention center, without available beds, we know that this juvenile is a serious threat to the health and wellbeing of every member of our community, and yet we cannot place them in a facility to mitigate that...
Lawsuit alleges search for man who shot McKeesport police officer targeted Black residents
On top of the suit, advocacy groups are calling for change.
Mother Accused of Strangling Child Allowed to Stay Home Due to Lack of Resources for Autistic Son
A shocking incident in Allegheny County sees a mother accused of strangling her child. Despite evidence of abuse, authorities left her in the home to care for another vulnerable child, highlighting a critical lack of resources for autistic children in emergency situations.
Boston Woman Dies in Shark Attack While Paddle Boarding in Bahamas
• A woman from Boston was killed by a shark while paddle boarding in the Bahamas. • The incident occurred about three-quarters of a mile away from the shore at a resort. • A lifeguard attempted to rescue the woman and administered CPR, but she suffered serious injuries and was declared dead.
Greensburg courthouse restaurant opens for business
Jurors called to the Westmoreland County Courthouse looking for some grub Monday didn’t have to brave the weather to get a meal. Caffe Market Express, a new restaurant on the Upper Park level of the courthouse, welcomed more than 170 jurors and hundreds of Westmoreland employees on its first day of business.
11 Investigates Exclusive: Pittsburgh police officers set resignations record
Forty-five officers have resigned so far.
PennWest California issues alert after woman reportedly assaulted off-campus
The assault happened along Route 88 between Vulcan Village and Wood Street.
Tragedy in Pittsburgh's Carrick Community Exemplifies the Growing Challenge of Gun Violence in America
The tranquility of Pittsburgh's Carrick neighborhood was shattered in the early hours of a peaceful Sunday when a fatal shooting claimed the life of 28-year-old Cole Kerns. The incident, which occurred behind Sophie's Saloon on Brownsville Road, drew immediate attention from the Pittsburgh Police, with witnesses and surveillance footage playing a crucial role in the unfolding investigation. The suspect, Corey Rall, was seen in a chilling confrontation with Kerns before the shooting, and after a brief pursuit by witnesses, Rall has been charged with criminal homicide. This local tragedy is a stark reminder of the broader epidemic of gun violence plaguing American communities.