• Police investigating officer-involved shooting in Fayette County

    Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Fayette County on Sunday.
  • Reds Edge Pirates 8-6

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    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Billy Hamilton is well aware of his struggles at the plate. The Cincinnati Reds centerfielder has tried to stay positive even as his average and his spot in the batting order dropped at an alarming rate, trying to focus on being a more complete player until his swing returned.
    For the first time in a while — far too long for Hamilton’s liking — everything that makes him so effective was on full display Sunday against Pi
  • Authorities: Body Found In Pa. River May Have Been There For Months

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    DALMATIA, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a body found in the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania over the weekend may have been there for several months.
    PennLive.com reports that state police say a kayaker spotted the body at about 7 p.m. Saturday in the river in Northumberland County.
    Investigators say the body was lodged in debris from the previously receded high waters at Zeigler Island, which is southwest of Dalatia in Lower Mahanoy Township.
    State police
  • Liberty Bridge reopens one day early

    The Liberty Bridge reopened Sunday at 8 a.m., a day earlier than expected.
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  • State Police Respond To Officer-Involved Shooting In Fayette Co.

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    UNIONTOWN (KDKA) — State police responded to an officer-involved shooting in Fayette County on Sunday afternoon.
    It happened just before 5:30 p.m. in the 400 block of Hopwood Fairchance Road near Uniontown.State Police Uniontown are on scene of an officer involved shooting along Hopwood-Fairchance Rd. There is NO concerns or threat to the public. Investigation is ongoing. No further information is available to release at this time.
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  • Nurse Helps Terminally Ill Man Meet Newborn Great-Granddaughter

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    VOORHEES TOWNSHIP, N,J. (CBS) — A new mom in Atlantic County, New Jersey, is thanking hospital staff for helping her terminally ill grandfather meet her new daughter.
    CBS News reports Joy Caitlyn Phero gave birth to her daughter, Chloe May, at Virtua Voorhees Hospital last week. Her beloved “pop-pop” was just four floors above her when she gave birth.Phero’s grandfather, Charles “Buck” Marshall, was in the hospital because he
  • Grandmother Strangles Bobcat In Front Yard After Trying To Snap Picture

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    HARTWELL, Ga. (AP) – A 46-year-old woman strangled a rabid bobcat after the animal attacked her in her front yard in northeast Georgia.
    The Athens-Banner Herald reports DeDe Phillips of Hart County went outside on June 7 to take a picture when the bobcat lunged at her. She then grabbed the cat by its throat and didn’t let go.
    Phillips says she grew up in the country, where her father-in-law was once a trapper of bobcats. As a result, she knew someth
  • At Least 5 Killed When SUV Fleeing Border Patrol Crashes

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    BIG WELLS, Texas (AP) – At least five people are dead and several others hurt as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas.
    Dimmit County Sheriff Marion Boyd says the SUV went out of control at more than 100 mph and overturned on Texas Highway 85, ejecting those inside.
    Texas Department of Public Safety officials say four were pronounced dead at the scene midday Sunday. A fifth person died at a
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  • Officials Suggest World Cup Celebrations Caused Artificial Quake In Mexico

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    MEXICO CITY (CBS/AP) — Mexican officials say sensors detected an earthquake in Mexico City on Sunday morning, and they suggested on Twitter that excited soccer fans may have caused it.
    A seismic network monitoring Twitter account operated by Mexico’s Institute of Geological and Atmospheric Research says at least two sensors in Mexico City detected a quake just after 11:30 a.m. — around the same time Mexico scored a winning goal against Germany
  • Medical Examiner Called To North Fayette Twp. Motorcycle Crash

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    NORTH FAYETTE TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — The Allegheny County medical examiner was sent to the scene of a motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon.
    The crash happened around 2 p.m. near the Mahoney Road Exit on Route 22 eastbound in North Fayette Township.
    One witness reported the motorcyclist went over a hillside.
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    The right lane of Route 22 eastbound was closed near the Noblestown on-ramp.North Fayette: Motorcycle crash
  • Hit-Run Crash Kills Motorcycle Rider, Injuries Passenger

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | TwitterPHILADELPHIA (AP) – Police are seeking the driver of a minivan that fled the scene after colliding with a motorcycle in Philadelphia, killing the operator and critically injuring his passenger.
    Officials say the minivan was heading west on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and was making a left turn when it struck the eastbound motorcycle just after 2:30 a.m. Sunday.
    Police say the 48-year-old motorcycle operator was pronounced dead at Penn Presbyterian Medical
  • Fire Investigators Probe Another Blaze At Mobile Home Park

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | TwitterSOMERSET, Pa. (AP) – Fire investigators are looking into the cause of yet another fire at a western Pennsylvania mobile home park struck by numerous arsons in recent weeks.
    Fire crews in the borough of Somerset and surrounding areas were called to the Cherry Lane Estates mobile home park at about 2:20 a.m. Saturday for what was reported as a “fully involved structure fire.”
    Authorities say there have been six arson fires there since the beginni
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  • Vehicle Crash Causes Road Closure In Shaler

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | TwitterPITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A vehicle crash caused Route 8 at Butler Plank Road in Shaler to close Sunday.
    There were two people transported to a local hospital from the crash, but their condition is unknown.
    Allegheny County Police Accident Investigation United is assisting Shaler Township Police.
  • 3 Injured In Shaler Crash, County Police Investigating

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | TwitterSHALER (KDKA) — Three people were sent to the hospital Sunday morning after a crash in Shaler Township.
    It happened around 6:30 a.m. on Route 8 at Butler Plank Road.
    Police say a 69-year-old woman was driving a Buick southbound on Route 8 when a 38-year-old man in a Jeep came from Butler Plank Road and crashed into her vehicle.
    The 69-year-old woman was sent to the hospital in serious to critical condition, but police say she is expected to survive her inj
  • Penguins Prospect Injured In Incident In Canada

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | TwitterPITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Penguins prospect Jordy Bellerive was injured in an in incident in Canada Saturday night.
    The Penguins released a statement Sunday that says Bellerive, 19, is expected to make a full recovery.The Penguins have been in direct contact with prospect forward Jordy Bellerive since he was injured in an incident last night. Assistant GM Bill Guerin has spoken with Bellerive, who is in good spirits and expected to make a full recover
  • 1 Teen Killed, 1 Teen Wounded In Pa.

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | TwitterPHILADELPHIA (AP) – Police say one teenager was killed and another wounded in a shooting in Philadelphia, one of several around the city that also claimed another life.
    Officers responding to a report of a person with a gun in south Philadelphia at about 10:30 p.m. Friday found a 16-year-old shot in the chest and a 12-year-old shot in the leg. Both were taken to Jefferson Medical Center, where the older teen died.
    Police say the victims may have been targe
  • It's 'Lights Out' and one final goodbye for the Pittsburgh Playhouse in Oakland

    The “Lights Out Celebration!” for the public to bid farewell to the 85-year-old Pittsburgh Playhouse on Monday is sold out, but if you are going to be in the neighborhood that night, preparations include a street closing.
  • Three hurt in two-vehicle crash in Shaler

    Three people were hurt, one seriously, in an early morning crash Sunday that shut down a major road in Shaler.
  • Crash injures two and shuts down main road in Shaler

    Two people were injured in a traffic accident that shut down the southbound lanes of Route 8 near Butler Plank Road in Shaler.
  • Child migrants separated from families being housed at Holy Family Institute in Emsworth

    The federal government is housing 50 child migrants in Pittsburgh as part of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy announced in April.
  • 1 Dead, Several Injured In Trenton Cultural Event Shooting

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | TwitterTRENTON, N.J. (AP) – Police say at least one person has been killed and several others injured after shooting broke out at an all-night cultural event in Trenton, New Jersey.
    The Trentonian reports that the shooting began a little before 3 a.m. Sunday at Art All Night, a community cultural event that showcases art, music and food. The event began Saturday afternoon and continued through the night. It typically draws thousands of people.
    Trenton police Lt.
  • Crews Battle House Fire In West Mifflin

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    WEST MIFFLIN (KDKA) — Crews battled a house fire in West Mifflin late Saturday night.
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    The fire was first reported just after 10 p.m. in the 1300 block of Lebanon Church Road.
    Smoke could be seen coming from a two-story home. Flames appeared to be out just before 11 p.m.
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    It is unknown if anyone was injured. Further details have not been released at this time.
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  • President Trump’s Weekly Address 6/16/18

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | TwitterWASHINGTON (KDKA) — Above you can watch President Donald Trump’s weekly address from the White House from June 16, 2018.
    Congressman Frank Pallone, of New Jersey, delivered the Weekly Democratic Address, seen in the video below. 
     
  • Blues Brothers Guitarist Matt ‘Guitar’ Murphy Dies At Age 88

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    (CNN) — Blues Brothers guitarist Matt “Guitar” Murphy has died, according to the official Blues Brothers social media accounts run by Judy Belushi and Dan Aykroyd.Murphy was 88, according to IMDb, and was known “as one of the most respected sidemen in blues,” playing on many albums and in concerts.
    He released his first album, “Way Down South,” in 1990, according to his IMDb biography. He also starred in both Blues Brot
  • Truck Crashes Into Amish Buggy, Child Critically Injured

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    LISBON, N.Y. (AP) – A 7-year-old Amish boy injured when a pickup truck crashed into his buggy on an upstate New York road remains in critical condition with head trauma.
    Levi Miller and 30-year-old John Miller were ejected from the buggy around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday in Lisbon, about 6 miles from the Canadian border.
    John Miller was treated at a local hospital and released. Levi Miller was transferred to a Syracuse hospital. The horse is expected to recover
  • Sisters Give Birth On Same Day At Same Time In Same Hospital

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    COLUMBUS, Ga. (KDKA) — Two sisters who were both pregnant ended up giving birth on the same day in the same hospital.
    Mara Meighan and Jennifer Solis both went to the Midtown Campus of Piedmont Columbus Regional in Georgia went they started to go into labor last week.
    The hospital says Meighan and Solis gave birth at nearly the same time. Meighan welcomed a baby girl named Ana Grace, and Solis had a baby boy named Marco.Photos posted to Facebook show the
  • North Carolina man accused of trafficking girl, 13, in Pittsburgh

    A 13-year-old girl accused a North Carolina man of using a cell phone app to set her up on sexual encounters with two men in the Pittsburgh area in April.
  • Quite a catch: Unwanted items retrieved during River Sweep

    Betsy Mallison remembers pulling couches, refrigerators, and stoves from the local rivers when she first started River Sweep in Pennsylvania 28 years ago.
  • More Than 35 Tons Of Trash Collected During Annual Ohio River Sweep

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    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Hundreds of volunteers collected more than 35 tons of trash from the Ohio River on Saturday morning.
    River Sweep coordinator Betsy Mallison says more than 400 people volunteered to clean up 15 sites in Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver and Westmoreland counties for the 28th annual River Sweep.
    (Photo Credit: Betsy Mallison)
    In addition to the 35 tons of trash, volunteers found more than 55 tires, baby dolls, a kiddie pool, a football and a
  • Several narrowly escape McKeesport house fire

    The Allegheny County fire marshal is investigating a two-alarm fire early Saturday that destroyed a McKeesport home and sent several people to the hospital.
  • Pirates Hit 3 Homers, Top Listless Reds 6-2

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    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Harrison hit a two-run homer, Colin Moran and Elias Diaz added solo shots and the Pittsburgh Pirates pulled away from the Cincinnati Reds 6-2 on Saturday.
    Moran and Diaz both went deep off Luis Castillo (4-8) to give Pittsburgh the lead. Harrison hit his fourth of the season off reliever Austin Brice in the sixth.
    Harrison finished 2 for 4 and is hitting .368 this season against the Reds. Rookie Austin Meadows also went 2 for 4 to b
  • 2 Facing Charges After Missing Person Scare At Yough River

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    WEST NEWTON (KDKA) — Two people are facing charges after a missing person scare at the Youghiogheny River in Westmoreland County on Saturday afternoon.
    Firefighters and search crews were initially sent to the river in West Newton around 4:30 p.m. for a report of a woman going under the water while she was out boating with friends.
    According to West Newton Mayor Mary Popovich, the woman, Lacey Nuttell, was at the river with her boyfriend, Paul Caletri, whe
  • Woman Swallowed Whole By 23-Foot-Long Python

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    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) – A 23-foot-long python has swallowed a woman in central Indonesia.
    The victim, 54-year-old Wa Tiba, went missing while checking her vegetable garden near her village on Muna island in Southeast Sulawesi province on Thursday evening, according to the village chief, Faris.
    On Friday, her family went to look for her at the garden but found only her belongings, including sandals and a flashlight.
    File photo (Photo by Ulet Ifansasti/Ge
  • Mudslides cleared from Great Allegheny Passage

    The Great Allegheny Passage has been fully reopened after crews cleared mudslides blocking the trail in several places this week.
  • Man Dies After Falling From Pa. Resort Balcony

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    TANNERSVILLE, Pa. (AP) – Authorities say a man fell from a sixth-floor balcony and died at a Pennsylvania mountain resort in the Poconos.
    The Monroe County coroner’s office says the fall occurred at about 6:30 a.m. Friday at the Camelback Resort in Tannersville. An autopsy was planned.
    A resort official said the man was in his mid to late 20s and was visiting the resort with a group. She said no one else was injured.
    Resort officials said management
  • 3 Die In Swimming-Related Incidents In 4 Days At Outer Banks

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    OUTER BANKS, N.C. (KDKA) — Three people died in separate swimming-related incidents in four days at the Outer Banks last week.
    The National Park Service says the victims were a 79-year-old Pennsylvania man, a 55-year-old North Carolina man and a 55-year-old Massachusetts man.
    The first incident happened on Sunday, June 3. The 79-year-old man was found floating in the ocean off the Cape Hatteras National Seashore. Bystanders and emergency crews were unable
  • Shazier Autograph Session Benefits UPMC Spinal Cord Injury Research

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | TwitterPITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker Ryan Shazier is giving back to the hospital that has aided him as he recovers from a severe spinal injury last season.
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    On Saturday, Shazier held his first public autograph signing since the injury at The Mall at Robinson. A portion of proceeds will benefit the UPMC Spinal Cord Injury Research.
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    Only 350 tickets for the signing were sold b
  • Second Deputy Dies In Kansas City After Being Shot By Inmate

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | TwitterKANSAS CITY, Kan. (CBS) — A second sheriff’s deputy died early Saturday from injuries suffered when an inmate who was being transported in Kansas City overpowered two officers and shot them. Kansas City, Kansas, police confirmed on their Facebook page that Deputy Theresa King, 44, died just after midnight following the shooting on Friday. Officer Patrick Rohrer, 35, died earlier.The inmate was also shot during the confrontation in a gated area near t
  • Intense McKeesport Fire Destroys Home, Sends 4 To Hospital

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | TwitterMCKEESPORT, Pa. (KDKA) – Four people were injured, including a 5-year-old girl, suffering various burns and broken bones after escaping an intense house fire in McKeesport early Saturday morning.
    The fire on Cleveland Street left the house in rubble and damaged two houses on each side, three houses across the street and a number of cars on the street.
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    Two of the victims, a woman and her boyfriend, were able to escape by ju
  • Yinzer 5K Fun Run Celebrates Pittsburgh, Helps Homeless

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | TwitterPITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Racers celebrated Pittsburgh while raising money for the Light of Life Rescue Mission on Saturday morning on the North Shore.
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    The 6th annual Yinzer 5k and Lil’ Yinzer Fun Run encouraged runners to dress up in ways that represent Pittsburgh to them – anything from black and gold to representing their favorite Pittsburgh landmark.The Pittsburgh Party Pedaler, which featured KDKA’s Celina
  • Co-workers praised for helping burned employee in Crescent factory explosion

    Authorities are crediting co-workers with quick action after an explosion Thursday burned a factory worker at the Premier Pan plant in Crescent.
  • White House: President Trump Supports ‘Moderate’ GOP Immigration Bill After Confusion

    WASHINGTON (CBS) — President Trump ignited eleventh-hour confusion Friday over Republican efforts to push immigration legislation through the House, saying he wouldn’t sign a “moderate” package. The White House later walked back the comments, formally endorsing the measure and saying, in not so many words, that Mr. Trump had been confused.
    The campaign-season tumult erupted as GOP leaders put finishing touches on a pair of Republican bills: a hard-right proposal and a mid
  • Teenager Dead In Overnight Shooting In Duquesne

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | TwitterDUQUESNE, Pa. (KDKA) – A 15-year-old is dead after a shooting in Duquesne on Saturday morning.
    At approximately 1:18 a.m., the Duquesne Police Department and paramedics responded to the intersection of Smoker Alley and Newford Alley in response to 911 calls about shots being fired.
    Arriving officers found a white Chevy Impala that had crashed into a telephone pole. In the backseat of the car, they found a 15-year-old male suffering from gunshot wounds. He
  • 15-Year-Old Killed, 17-Year-Old Injured In Duquesne Shooting

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | TwitterDUQUESNE, Pa. (KDKA) – Family members on Facebook said Daevion Raines, 15, was a kind hearted young man who brought a smile to everyone’s face and had a positive energy about him. He was found in dead in the backseat of a car with multiple gunshot wounds.
    Police and paramedics responded to the intersection of Smoker and Newford Alleys in Duquesne just after 1 a.m. Saturday in response to 911 calls about shots being fired. Police said the car Raines w
  • One teen shot and killed in Duquesne overnight; a second injured

    Allegheny County Police homicide detectives said Saturday morning two teenagers were shot in Duquesne overnight. One victim, a 15-year-old boy, was pronounced dead at the scene. The other young man, 17, was also shot and is hospitalized and listed in stable condition.
  • Toxic Plant That Can Cause Blindness Found In Pennsylvania

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter(KDKA) — A noxious, alien and invasive plant that looks like Queen Anne’s lace on steroids – giant hogweed — is causing some concerns after being found in multiple states, including Pennsylvania.
    In addition to Pennsylvania, giant hogweed can be found in New York, Ohio, Maryland, Oregon, Washington, Michigan, Virginia, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine, according to the Department of Environmental Conservation.
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  • Gateway student sues over beating on school bus

    A Gateway High School student who said he was assaulted last year during a bus ride home has filed a lawsuit against another student and the school bus company.
  • Liberty Bridge Construction Wrapping Up, But Not Before Another Weekend Closure

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    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Liberty Bridge rehab project has been a major inconvenience for about 60,000 vehicles a day for the last two years.The good news is, the project is expected to be completed very soon; the bad news, commuters have to deal with another bridge shut down this weekend.
    An all-too-familiar sight started popping up along the Liberty Bridge around 8 p.m. Friday – orange and white barricades.
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    Detour signs were dra
  • Kuhl Goes 6, Snaps Winless Streak As Pirates Beat Reds 3-2

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    PITTSBURGH (AP) – Chad Kuhl pitched six solid innings to win for the first time in more than a month, and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Cincinnati Reds and Matt Harvey 3-2 on Friday night.
    Kuhl (5-4) gave up two runs, one earned, and six hits while striking out six and walking three. It was his first win since May 6 at Milwaukee, a span of seven starts, though Kuhl allowed no more than three runs in any of his previous four outings.
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  • Congress wants to limit Chinese security cameras similar to those used in city's South Side

    Congress may soon keep the federal government from buying a type of security camera that’s already monitoring Pittsburgh’s South Side.

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