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Code Red air quality day issued for all of Pennsylvania
With the heavy smoke blowing into the region, the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has issued a Code Red Air Quality Action Day for the entire commonwealth.
Western Pa. air quality worsens as Canadian wildfires continue to burn
Air quality in Pittsburgh dropped to unhealthy levels Wednesday, as smoke from Canadian wildfires continued to pollute the Northeast, and many cities experienced their worst air pollution in a generation. Pittsburgh’s air quality index, or AQI, hit 154 — unhealthy but not dangerous — at 2 p.m. Wednesday, as Mon...
Pa. man tells police he stabbed someone ‘out of convenience’: report
A Pittsburgh man facing homicide charges told police he stabbed an older man “out of convenience.”. Jasper Jacob Hilliard, 21, of the city’s Shadyside neighborhood, is facing charges of attempted homicide, aggravated assault, burglary, possession of criminal instruments and resisting arrest, according to a report from TribLive. Police...
Woman charged with homicide after man found wrapped in plastic
36-year-old Donte Glover was shot in the head. Detectives say the Evans Avenue apartment where Glover was discovered belonged to 37-year-old Lindsey Jackson.
It's Global Running Day, here's where to run in Pittsburgh all summer long
Wednesday is Global Running Day, a day that encourages people to get out and go for a run worldwide. The holiday began in the United States as National Running Day in 2009. It continues to promote being physically active and the benefits of running for exercise and fun. According to...
Morning Roundup: No injuries reported in overnight Hill District fire
Here are some of the latest news items from this morning, Wednesday, June 7:. No injuries reported in overnight Hill District fire. Pittsburgh firefighters responded to a one-alarm fire at a detached structure in the 4200 block of Andover Terrace in the city’s Upper Hill District neighborhood around 1:45 a.m. Tuesday.
Arrest made after man is found shot dead, wrapped in plastic in McKeesport apartment
Allegheny County police said they have made an arrest in the shooting death of a 36-year-old man in McKeesport. Watch our original report in the video player above. Police said they were called to an apartment along Evans Avenue just after 9 p.m. on May 1. Dispatchers had received a call that a man was dead inside that apartment, wrapped in plastic.
Pittsburgh synagogue shooting trial: Retired FBI special agent testifies about weapons recovered from scene
PITTSBURGH — A retired FBI special agent was called to the witness stand as Day 7 of testimony in the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting trial began Wednesday. Andrea Dammann was the FBI Pittsburgh senior team leader for the evidence response team at the scene of the October 2018 shooting in Pittsburgh's Squirrel Hill neighborhood.
Beechview residents say city must address vacant home on Shadycrest Road
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Beechview residents say the city must clean up an eyesore on the street. Helen DeCarlo sees it every day."To me, it's horrific," DeCarlo said. "If I want to sell my house, how could I sell my house with this there?"Overgrown grass and piles of trash line the vacant home on Shadycrest Road. The home's gutters are falling off, and there is an abandoned vehicle in the driveway.DeCarlo and other residents are furious."It's a great neighborhood," resident Amanda Jones said. "It's a great location, and it's just a waste."DeCarlo said she has called multiple city officials but no results...
Pittsburgh Public Schools to transition students out of Oliver Citywide Academy under new special education plan
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Public School District has released its three-year plan for the district’s special education. This plan will apply district-wide but includes some notable changes to Oliver Citywide Academy. Assistant Superintendent Patti Camper oversees the Program for Students with Exceptionalities. “We should be overachieving our standards,...
Stabbing Incident Under Investigation in Tarentum
TARENTUM, PA – The Allegheny County Police Department’s Homicide Unit is investigating a stabbing incident in Tarentum. The local police were alerted to a stabbing in the 100 block of Davidson Street at approximately 6:25 pm on Sunday. The victim, a 26-year-old male, was transported to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The Homicide detectives have begun an investigation. Anyone with information concerning this incident is asked to call the County Police Tip Line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous. The post Stabbing Incident Under Investigation in Tarentum appeared first on Shore News Network.
Dorseyville Road Work Begins Early, Causes Traffic Inconvenience: Update
Folino Construction has started milling work on Dorseyville Road between Kittanning Pike and Harts Run Road in Allegheny County, earlier than expected, causing inconvenience to motorists.
Activists hold public officials at fault for abrupt overnight shelter closure
Residents and activists angered by plans to abruptly close an overnight shelter in downtown Pittsburgh packed the county courthouse Tuesday to register their frustrations with council and appeal for the plan’s reversal. “With the closing of the Smithfield shelter, [Allegheny County] has chosen to make the homelessness crisis worse,”...
Police: 1 person dies in Butler Township crash involving 3 vehicles
BUTLER TOWNSHIP, Pa. — One person died in a multi-vehicle crash in Butler Township Tuesday evening, township police said. The crash occurred on Route 8 at Litman Road at about 6:50 p.m. Police said Julie Parison, 51, of Mars, was traveling south on Route 8 when she hit an...
The Terrible Trolley returns to the Pittsburgh area
The Pennsylvania Trolley Museum in Washington County is getting a big black and gold addition. They’ve acquired “The Terrible Trolley” from a private collector in Ohio.
Photos: Crowds celebrate Pittsburgh Pride’s 50th anniversary
The kickoff to Pittsburgh Pride Month blended activism with celebration as thousands marched under sunny skies from Downtown to a festival at Allegheny Commons West Park on the North Side.
Allegheny County Jail lifts lockdown
A lockdown at the Allegheny County Jail was lifted Tuesday. For the first time since last Friday, normal operations have resumed, and in-person social and professional visits can be scheduled. Pittsburgh's Action News 4 reported the lockdown was prompted by reports of multiple nonfatal overdoses. Leaders at the jail called...
Picklesburgh moves venue as popularity grows in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh’s most popular pickle party is moving across Downtown this year to accommodate the festival’s growing crowds. Picklesburgh is moving to the Boulevard of the Allies for its 2023 festival, according to the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership. The iconic 35-foot Heinz pickle balloon will fly over PPG Plaza, next to the Pittsburgh headquarters of Kraft-Heinz, which sponsors the event.
Paramedics describe rescuing survivors in Pittsburgh synagogue shooting trial
Pittsburgh paramedics embedded with the SWAT team that entered the Tree of Life Synagogue on Oct. 27, 2018 testified Monday about their efforts to save survivors of the attack on three congregations worshiping there. Defendant Robert Bowers is accused of walking into the synagogue that day, shooting and killing 11...
16-year-old girl shot in the foot in the Hill District
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A teenager was shot in the foot Monday in Pittsburgh's Hill District.Pittsburgh Public Safety said officers responded to a ShotSpotter alert on Elmore Street around 9 p.m. Police found the victim, a 16-year-old girl, who was shot in the left foot. She is in stable condition at a local hospital, officials said.Police are investigating. It is not clear if there are any suspects or arrests.
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