• Contents of Pittsburgh Athletic Association set for sheriff's sale

    Broke and by all appearances down for the count, the iconic Pittsburgh Athletic Association in Oakland is facing a sheriff’s sale of its furniture, paintings, kitchen equipment and other items next week for failing to pay the county’s 7 percent drink tax.
  • Man Convicted In Homewood Girl’s 2016 Death

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    PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man has been convicted of second-degree murder in the death of a teenage girl shot on a Pittsburgh street in what authorities called a drug deal gone wrong.Twenty-year-old Douglas Lockett Jr. faces a mandatory life term when he is sentenced July 16 in Allegheny County Court.
    Authorities said 17-year-old Daija McCall died when gunfire erupted in the city’s Homewood section in September 2016. Prosecutors said she was meeting three
  • Pittsburgh Police Searching For Missing Children

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    BROOKLINE (KDKA) — Police say two young brothers have been missing since Friday afternoon.
    According to Pittsburgh Police, 12-year-old Amier Windsor and 11-year-old Robert Windsor Jr. were last seen around 5 p.m. Friday.MISSING KIDS ALERT
    Brothers Amier Windsor, 12, & Robert Windsor Jr., 11, went missing April 20 at 5 p.m.
    Known to frequent Brookline area.
    Anyone with info on their whereabouts, please call @PghPolice Missing Persons at 412-323-7800. p
  • Turtle Creek man killed in Friday morning crash in North Huntingdon

    Westmoreland County Coroner Kenneth A. Bacha has identified Scott C. Harris, 51, of Harper Drive in Turtle Creek, as the person killed Friday morning in an accident involving three vehicles on Route 993 near Haywood Road, North Huntingdon.
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  • Pedestrian Struck, Killed On Pennsylvania Turnpike

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    PINE TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed on the Pennsylvania Turnpike on Saturday afternoon.
    It happened in Pine Township around 1 p.m.Pine: Pedestrian struck by vehicle – 35.2 mile marker of I-76 westbound. Responders are at the scene.
    — Allegheny County (@Allegheny_Co) April 21, 2018
    Pennsylvania State Police confirmed that the pedestrian died.
    Further details have not been released at this time.
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  • Knoxville Teen Shot In Ear While Sleeping On Couch

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    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A teenager was shot in the ear while sleeping on a couch in Knoxville early Saturday morning.
    Pittsburgh police detectives are investigating the shooting of the 14-year-old male, which took place in the 200 block of Rochelle Street at approximately 12:54 a.m.
    According to the police report, the teenager was sleeping on a living room couch when multiple shots were fired through the front window of the house. The victim, who was grazed b
  • Man Wanted In Violent Kidnapping, Rape Case Arrested

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    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A man wanted in connection to a violent kidnapping and rape case was arrested Friday night.
    Pittsburgh Police say 35-year-old Jeravn Paolucci was found and arrested on the North Shore around 10 p.m. Friday.
    Paolucci is accused of working with his cousin, 29-year-old Tisha Ramsey, to kidnap a woman and sexually assault her and her boyfriend while holding them captive.
    (Photo Credit: Allegheny County)
    According to detectives, Ramsey kidn
  • Second suspect arrested in kidnapping and rape case

    The second suspect in a violent kidnapping and rape was arrested without incident by Pittsburgh sex assault and narcotics detectives at about 10 p.m. Friday on the North Shore.
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  • Teenager grazed by bullet fired into Knoxville home

    A 14-year-old boy was grazed by a bullet fired into a Knoxville home overnight Saturday. Pittsburgh police detectives are investigating the case after being dispatched at about 1 a.m. to a home in the 200 block of Rochelle Street.
  • Kick-off show

    Yankee Bush Productions' first show of the 2017 season will be Hollywood Nights' Ultimate Live Tribute to Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, performing at the Struthers Library Theatre, 302 W. Third Ave., Warren, on Saturday, April 21, at 8 p.m. If you missed seeing the original Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band in Pittsburgh last September, come see this Seger fan's must-see show this year. Hollywood Nights - A Bob Seger Experience is the ultimate tribute to Bob Seger and the Silver Bulle
  • Generic drug manufacturer Mylan plans to lay off hundreds at Morgantown plant

    Generic drug giant Mylan on Friday announced it would lay off about 15 percent of the workforce at its pharmaceutical manufacturing plant in Morgantown, W.Va.
  • After Receiving New Heart, Man On Mission To Walk To Washington, D.C.

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | TwitterPITTSBURGH (KDKA) —Thirteen miles a day.
    That’s the course for a man walking through our area until he makes it all the way to Washington, D.C.
    And he’s doing it with a new heart.
    Gene Shimandle from Cleveland received a heart transplant one year ago.
    He had been diagnosed with congestive heart failure.
    “I had six years of waiting with two artificial hearts and then got the call on May 6, 2017,” said Shimandle. “They said, &ls
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  • Herrera’s Triple In 8th Lifts Phillies Over Pirates 2-1

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) – Odubel Herrera hit a go-ahead triple in the eighth inning to lift the Philadelphia Phillies to a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.
    Herrera, Cesar Hernandez, Carlos Santana and Maikel Franco each had two hits for the Phillies, who have won nine of 11 overall while improving to 7-1 at home. It is Philadelphia’s best start at home since it won seven of eight to begin the 1981 season.
    Luis Garcia (2-1) pitched a scoreless eighth inning, and Hect
  • Flyers Edge Penguins To Force Game 6

    PITTSBURGH (AP) – Sean Couturier’s long shot from the point got past Matt Murray with 1:17 left and the Philadelphia Flyers beat the Pittsburgh Penguins 4-2 on Friday night to force sixth game in the first-round series.
    The Flyers cut the Penguins’ series lead to 3-2 going into Game 6 on Sunday in Philadelphia.
    After missing Game 4 with a lower-body injury, Couturier extended his team’s season at least two more days by picking up his second goal of the series. Claude Giro
  • Man Who Suffered Cardiac Arrest During Pittsburgh Marathon Changes His Life, And Home

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | TwitterPITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Marathon draws lots of local runners and out-of-towners as well.
    One of those visitors had a life-changing experience during the marathon two-years ago.In 2015, on a bright sunny day, while rounding the 26 mile mark and with the finish line in sight, marathoner Jeff Whitmore went down on the Boulevard of the Allies in sudden cardiac arrest.“Unfortunately when I got there, he was not breathing, and did not have a pul
  • Eye On The Draft 2018: Pittsburgh Steelers’ Cornerback Options

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) —In the past, The Steelers were always looking to upgrade their secondary, especially when it comes to finding cornerbacks.This season, the corner position seems like one of the strengths of the Steelers defense.They upgraded in a big way before the start of the season last year, signing Joe Haden after the Browns released him. Haden along with, 2016 first round draft pick, Artie Burns seem to have both outside corner jobs locked down.The Steelers also have some depth beh
  • Big Rig Hauling Jeeps Catches Fire

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | TwitterVENANGO COUNTY (KDKA) — Part of I-80 had to be closed down after a big rig hauling cars caught fire.Eastbound I-80 was closed for a time at mile marker 33 near Clintonville due to the fire.Photo Credit: Venango Fire Officials
    Fire officials say the big rig blew a tire on the trailer and it caught fire.The fire then spread to the Jeeps it was hauling.Eight jeeps in all caught fire, only one survived the blaze.
    The driver was not hurt in the accident and the
  • Controversial Land Along McKnight Road Getting Renewed Interest From Developers

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | TwitterPITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A sometimes controversial piece of land along McKnight Road is getting renewed interest from developers.Walmart is selling the property, even as a new idea surfaces that could bypass the roadblock that kept if from building.The massive concrete slab where thousands of feet walked during its days as a Pace Warehouse Club, and then as a Sam’s club sits open to the seasons and sprouts of weeds rising through its cracks.
    Just down the
  • Fleeing shoplifting suspect hits Pittsburgh police officer with door of SUV

    A suspected shoplifter struck a Pittsburgh police officer with the door of his SUV Friday afternoon while fleeing the Market District Giant Eagle in Shadyside. 
  • North Korea Says It Will Suspend Nuclear And Missile Testing

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) – North Korea says it has suspended nuclear and long-range missile tests and plans to close its nuclear test site.
    The North’s official Korean Central News Agency said the suspension of nuclear and ICBM tests went into effect Saturday.
    The country says it’s making the move to shift its national focus and improve its economy.
    The announcements came days before North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is set to meet South Korean President Moon Jae-in in a border tr
  • Year-Round Phantom Fireworks Location To Open On McKnight Road

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    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Phantom Fireworks has been looking to build a brick-and-mortar store in the Pittsburgh area, and now they have a location.
    With creative names like Phantom Blue, Smiling Face, and Double Take the kinds of fireworks that really go boom were once a quest of an across the border drive.“We go to Ohio and I pick them up there,” says Hans Zolet of Cranberry.
    That is until the legislature changed the state law in Pennsylvania and
  • UPMC Looking For Participants For Depression, Dementia Study

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    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Something common — that a lot of people have — could be an early predictor for dementia.
    Carol Wiercinski, of Hermatige, found she wasn’t enjoying the things that she had before.
    “I would just break out crying all the time,” the 71-year-old said. “And I thought, this isn’t right.”
    It turns out, she has depression.
    Because depression can foreshadow dementia, researchers at UPMC are conduct
  • Man Facing Hundreds Of Charges In Alleged Restoration Scam

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Homeowners say they were victims of a restoration scam, targeting them at their lowest point.They claim a guy offered to fixup their house but took their money and ran.We’ve now learned there may be dozens of victims who were taken for hundreds of thousands of dollars.Twenty-five people showed up in court today seeking justice against 45-year-old Jeffrey McGurk of McKees Rocks.Authorities have charged McGurk with 121 counts including theft, home improvement fraud,
  • New, Higher Quality Of Medical Marijuana Now Available In Pennsylvania

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — For patients seeking relief, Pittsburgh’s medical marijuana supplies have been limited.
    That was until today, when dispensaries received a new higher quality on the shelves.
    Pure Penn is the licensed grower in McKeesport.The new medical marijuana is called Moxie, it’s a premium brand dispensed as an oil. Patients inhale a vapor.Patients like Anthony Payne say medical marijuana is one of the few things that relieves the severe pain from glaucoma.“It mak
  • Police Officer Hit By Car, Injured In Shadyside

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | TwitterPITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police say an officer was hit by a car while working a security detail at the Market District Giant Eagle in Shadyside.Officers says the incident happened at the intersection of Centre and Negley Avenues.According to investigators, a retail theft suspect who was leaving the store jumped into a vehicle and began to drive away from the scene.As the officer pursued the suspect on foot, the suspect hit the officer with the vehicl
  • Republicans in PA: Everything is fine

    Look at polling, talk to Democrats or watch cable news and it sounds like a Democratic wave will undoubtedly wash away Republican strongholds in the government this November.
  • Pennsylvania Department Of Health Says State Hit Hardest By Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak

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    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The nationwide E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce is growing, and Pennsylvania appears to be hit the hardest.
    According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the state has 12 confirmed cases, most in the nation. Due to privacy concerns, the locations of the cases could not be announced.
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there are now 53 confirmed cases nationwide in 16 states. Thirty-one people have been h
  • Pennsylvania Department Of Health Says State Hit Hardest By E. Coli Outbreak

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    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The nationwide E. coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce is growing, and Pennsylvania appears to be hit the hardest.
    According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the state has 12 confirmed cases, most in the nation. Due to privacy concerns, the locations of the cases could not be announced.
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says there are now 53 confirmed cases nationwide in 16 states. Thirty-one people have been h
  • Man found guilty in Homewood shooting death of teenage girl

    A Perry North man was found guilty Friday of second-degree murder in relation to the shooting death of a Homewood girl.

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