• Pride march the largest in city history, officials say

    Revelers, elected officials and corporate sponsors marched to embrace acceptance of people, regardless of sexuality or gender identity.
  • Reynolds Extends Hitting Streak To 17 Games, But Pirates Fall 5-2 To Brewers

    MILWAUKEE (AP) – Mike Moustakas launched a homer that won a new car for a fan, NL MVP Christian Yelich hit his major-league leading 24th home run on his bobblehead day and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 Sunday for a three-game sweep.
    Moustakas connected for his 20th homer off Francisco Liriano (1-1), a tiebreaking, two-run drive in the eighth inning that hit a promotional car perched above the right-center field fence. One lucky fan got a new auto to go along with th
  • Thousands Of Dollars Of Art Stolen From Three Rivers Arts Festival

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Thousands of dollars of art have been reported stolen from the 2019 Three Rivers Arts Festival.
    According to a few artists at the event, it happened under the cover of darkness as a thief or thieves broke into four artist booths at Point State Park Saturday night and stole paintings along with other valuables.Local photographer Dave DiCello says someone stole 150 of his coasters overnight and he may spend the night Sunday.
    “Maybe I’ll get a sleeping bag, get
  • Texas Man Becomes America’s Oldest Living Organ Donor

    (CNN) — Frank Dewhurst was walking in his neighborhood when he saw the sign in his neighbor’s yard.
    “I am type O and I need a kidney transplant. Please help me.”
    The sign gave him pause. He was type O+.
    Linda Nall, the neighbor who had put it up, had been struggling with lupus since 1986, and the disease started to attack her kidneys in 2001. She had trouble getting out of her car, which Dewhurst had witnessed, and had to maintain a strict diet. He’d also seen the s
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  • Police: Two Men Hallucinated Someone Attempting To Harm Them

    COWANSHANNOCK TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Two people called the police because they claimed someone was trying to kill them, turns out, it was just a hallucination.
    According to state police in Kittanning, they received a call on May 4, 2019, at approximately 6:22 p.m. from James Shotts, a 29-year-old from Dayton, Pa., of someone trying to kill him and another occupant inside the home.When the trooper arrived, they determined that no one was trying to harm anyone, but the two people inside the house
  • Man Arrested For Allegedly Attacking Woman On Riverfront Trail

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A man was arrested after he allegedly followed a woman on the riverfront trail, held a knife to her neck and indecently assaulted her.
    The police report the victim said she was walking along the riverfront trail near Station Square when Robert Williamson ran up behind her an held a knife to her neck.
    The victim told police he continued to walk behind her, making threats and inappropriately touching her.
    (Photo Credit: Allegheny County)
    He then allegedly threw her to the
  • Boyce Park Wave Pool Reopening After Emergency Repairs

    MONROEVILLE, Pa. (KDKA) – The Boyce Park Wave Pool is set to open back up to swimmers on Monday.
    The Allegheny County Facilities Management and Parks department announced that the wave pool will open June 10, with daily operating hours of 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.The pool closed for emergency repairs on June 4 after it started losing water.
    A hydrostatic relief valve, one of six, had malfunctioned.
    As a proactive measure, facilities staff replaced all six of the pool’s valves.
  • Trailer Carrying 3 Ponies, 4 Lambs, 4 Goats Breaks Down On The Parkway

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A horse trailer carrying three ponies, four lambs, and four goats broke down along the Parkway East near Pittsburgh.
    (Photo Credit: Allegheny County Police/Facebook)
    State troopers requested the Allegheny County Police Department’s help after the horse trailer broke down and became inoperable.A mounted police officer arrived with the Allegheny County Police Department’s horse trailer and helped herd all the animals back to the department’s stables.
    (Ph
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  • Park Rangers Trying To Stop Illegal Dumping In Laurel Ridge State Park

    ROCKWOOD, Pa. (KDKA) – Instead of taking their trash to a landfill, people have been taking their trash to Laurel Ridge State Park. And the park isn’t happy about it.
    (Photo Credit: Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail/Facebook)
    Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail shared pictures of trucks that have been photographed driving and dumping trash into the area.They say that these photos of illegal dumping were taken on Laurel Ridge State park near Decker Avenue.
    (Photo Credit: Laurel Highlands Hiking
  • Venomous Animals Usually In The Open Ocean Are Being Pushed Ashore To The East Coast

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A number of highly venomous relatives of jellyfish have been spotted both in the water and washing ashore in a popular vacation spot for Pittsburghers.
    According to a Facebook post by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, a small number of Portuguese man-of-wars have been spotted on South Carolina beaches.The Department of Natural Resources advises that you should keep an eye out for these creatures both in the water and on the beach.
    They say that even a
  • Vehicle Tears Through McKeesport Ambulance Garage

    MCKEESPORT, Pa. (KDKA) – A vehicle struck the McKeesport Ambulance Rescue Service building, causing heavy damage.
    (Photo Credit: Ian Smith/KDKA)
    (Photo Credit: Ian Smith/KDKA)
    The building, on the corner of Evans Avenue and Bailie Avenue, was struck by a vehicle overnight.McKeesport Ambulance Rescue Service building & 2 service vehicles heavily damaged after the building was struck by a vehicle overnight. @KDKA pic.twitter.com/VWsE69nzsQ
    — Ian Smith (@ismithKDKA) June 9, 2019
    Pho
  • Timeline: Everything We’ve Learned From The Superintendent Anthony Hamlet Investigation

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh School Board has been demanding answers from Superintendent Anthony Hamlet since May.
    A series of reports, called KDKA Investigates, has been seeking answers after Hamlet took an unauthorized trip to Cuba and spent millions on contracts without competitive review.Since KDKA learned about the trip to Cuba in May, we’ve been closely following the timeline of events as the school board tries to figure out where public money is going.We’ve got the
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  • Late Pittsburgh Rapper Mac Miller’s Second Posthumous Song ‘Real’ Leaked On Internet

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The second posthumous song from the late Pittsburgh rapper Mac Miller has been leaked on the internet.
    The track titled “Real” was leaked on Saturday. Miller teamed up with DJ and record producer Metro Boomin who produced the song.RELATED STORIES: Celebrity Condolences Pour In On Twitter For Rapper Mac Miller After Reported Fatal Overdose
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  • Boy With Autism Breaks Down At Orlando Theme Park, Worker Saves The Day

    (CNN) — While Spider-Man was off-duty, a real-life superhero swung into action to comfort Lenore Koppelman’s son.
    She and her husband, Steve, took Ralph, 9, to Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme park in Florida on a trip from New York. Ralph patiently cycled through other rides all day, but all he wanted to do was get on the Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man.
    With that attraction positioned near the park exit, he’d have to wait.
    Finally, when it was time to ride, Ralph
  • Republican Lawmakers Push Budget-Related Legislation, Not Gov. Wolf’s Agenda

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – With strong tax collections oiling the gears, Gov. Tom Wolf and top lawmakers are working under the hood of a new spending plan as they head into the final weeks before lawmakers break for summer.
    Front and center is an approximately $34 billion budget package that’s expected to pass before July 1.
    Top Republican lawmakers are steering much of the work right now on budget-related legislation.
    Meanwhile, the Democratic governor is pressing them to take up at lea
  • Country Music Star Darius Rucker Tops $2 Million Raised For St. Jude

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Country music star Darius Rucker has now raised over $2 million for St. Jude.
    His annual “Darius & Friends” benefit concert, followed by a golf tournament and silent auction, raised nearly $500,000 this week, bringing his total to over $2 million raised.
    It all began 10 years ago, when Rucker visited St. Jude for the first time.“I was struck on that first visit by how St. Jude not only cares for their patients, but also their patients’ famili
  • Pittsburghers for Public Transit begins planning for better service to Mon Valley, east suburbs

    The advocacy group is hiring 16 people to help residents design affordable transit improvements to the Monroeville and McKeesport areas. 
  • Motorcyclist Seriously Injured In Westmoreland County Crash

    ROSTRAVER, Pa. (KDKA) – A motorcyclist had to evacuated by helicopter after a crash in Westmoreland County.
    According to the Rostraver Central Fire Department on Facebook, the accident was a Class 1 accident, indicating that it was potentially life threatening.The incident happened on the 1500 block of Rostraver Road. First responders said LifeFlight arrived to transport the patient to a trauma center.
    (Photo Credit: Rostraver Central Fire Department/Facebook)
    The fire department said at t
  • Teenager Charged In New Castle Shooting

    NEW CASTLE, Pa. (KDKA) – A teenage New Castle male was arrested yesterday in a shooting that police say injured two people.
    The New Castle Police Department said they were called to 712 Cumberland Avenue early yesterday evening after reports of shots being fired.
    The police say when they arrived, there were two males arguing outside the house.
    The one male, identified as a 17-year-old who lives at the residence allegedly pulled a firearm out of his waistband and began to fire at the second
  • Pittsburgh Weather: Cloudy, Low Chance Of Showers

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Clouds started to roll in overnight from a low pressure system to our south. With the clouds comes a small chance of rain.
    There’s the chance for a few scattered showers starting late morning Sunday into the early afternoon.
    (Photo Credit: KDKA)
    Make sure you bring your umbrella with you, but you won’t need it for the majority of the day.
    WEATHER LINKS:Current Conditions | School Delays & Closings | Local Radar | Weather App | Photos
    Yesterday was dry, t
  • US Attorney’s Office: FBI Not Meddling With Witnesses In Alleged Tree Of Life Shooter’s Case

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Federal prosecutors say the FBI is not discouraging witnesses from talking to the lawyers of Robert Bowers, the man accused in the Tree of Life Synagogue shooting.Our news partners at the Post Gazette report that last month, Mr. Bowers’ defense team asked a federal judge to order the FBI to cease communications with witnesses.Federal prosecutors say those demands by Mr. Bowers’ attorneys are an attempt to “expose sensitive, confidential victim communic
  • Jordan Lyles Only Pitches Three Innings, Pirates Lose To Brewers 5-3

    MILWAUKEE (AP) – Zach Davies became the first Milwaukee starter to win his first seven decisions in a season, hanging on for five innings Saturday before the Brewers’ bullpen finished off a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates.
    Ryan Braun had an RBI single in the fourth that put the Brewers ahead to stay. Mike Moustakas hit his 19th home run and pinch-hitter Manny Piña added a late homer.
    Milwaukee moved a season-high nine games over .500 and beat the Pirates for the fifth
  • Another alligator? Pittsburgh officials this time capture reptile in Carrick

    City public safety officials have once again captured an alligator, the third one found in Pittsburgh in the past month. 
  • Alligator Found In Carrick Neighborhood

    CARRICK (KDKA) — Another alligator was captured near Pittsburgh.
    Saturday afternoon, police were called to the 300 block East Agnew Avenue after someone spotted the reptile near their house at approximately 6:15 p.m.
    According to police, the alligator was about 2 1/2 feet long and was on the porch of a residence. Officers then put it in a box and transported it to the Zone 3 headquarters.From there, animal care and control officers transported it to Humane Animal Rescue in the East End.A n
  • Community Holds Fundraiser For Etna Warehouse Fire First Responders

    ETNA (KDKA) — Members of the community are showing first responders some love following a warehouse fire that took place last month.
    A fundraiser was being held at 4-1-2 Studios in Etna on Saturday.“I just want to say thank you to all the volunteer firefighters, because they do this for no paycheck, they have regular lives and regular jobs and they put their lives on the line every day for us,” said Joe Canonico, owner of 412 Sound Studios in Etna.
    According to the organizers,
  • Community Holding Fundraiser For Etna Warehouse Fire First Responders

    ETNA (KDKA) — Members of the community are showing first responders some love following a warehouse fire that took place last month.
    A fundraiser is being held at 4-1-2 Studios in Etna until 9:00 p.m. Saturday.According to the organizers, all proceeds will be given to local firefighters and EMS personnel.
  • Furry Tails: Marzipan, Ivy & Hank Are Waiting For Forever Homes

    Are you looking to bring a pet into your home? Local animal shelters are a great place to find a furry companion. So, as part of Furry Tails, I’ll be doing an ongoing feature on adoptable pets from local animal shelters once a week. If you have room in your heart and are looking to bring a lovable ball of fur into your home, maybe one of these guys is meant to be a part of your family!_____________________________________________________________________________________
    Marzipan
    Animal Frie

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