• One Person Shot Several Times In Officer-Involved Shooting

    Follow KDKA-TV: Facebook | Twitter
    NORTH STRABANE TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) – Police shot an armed North Strabane Township man who refused to cooperate Sunday morning.Emergency responders were called to a home on the 400-block of West McMurray Road in North Strabane Township at approximately 2:30 a.m.
    Officers arrived on the scene of the domestic assault call and encountered 19-year-old Logan Bradley Macri.
    Police say Macri was outside of his home with a firearm.When Macri refused to comply wit
  • Steelers First Round Pick Devin Bush Sports Unique Suit At NFL Draft

    NASHVILLE (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Steelers traded their first and second round picks in 2019 and their third round pick to the Denver Broncos in order to draft Michigan linebacker Devin Bush 10th overall.However, it wasn’t Bush’s 41 solo tackles and 4.5 sacks his junior season at Michigan that Steelers fans reacted to, it was his fashion choice on the red carpet that had fans talking.Photo Credit: Getty ImagesI stealing Devin Bush's look for my Bachelor party pic.twitter.com/Xu
  • 2019 Pittsburgh Steelers NFL Draft Tracker

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Steelers have 10 selections in the 2019 NFL Draft.
    Keep up to date with all of Pittsburgh’s selections with the 2019 Steelers Draft Tracker! As the pick roll in from Nashville, check in for updates on this page.
    2019 NFL Draft Schedule:
    Round 1 — Thursday, April 25 at 8 p.m.Rounds 2-3 — Friday, April 26 at 7 p.m.Rounds 4-7 — Saturday, April 27 at 12 p.m.
    Pittsburgh has 10 selections heading into this year’s draft:
    Round 1, Pick 20 (20)R
  • Stolen Breeches Bible will be returned to Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

    Director of Dutch museum contacted Carnegie Library after reading about cultural theft and arranged to return a Bible bought for $1,200.
  • Advertisement

  • KDKA Investigates: Cemetery Tells Widower Mausoleum Late Wife Purchased Crypt In Was Never Built

    CRAFTON (KDKA) — Elizabeth Wojtaszek died on April 7 but had planned for that eventuality eight years before, purchasing a crypt in a mausoleum to be built at Chartiers Cemetery in Crafton.But when her husband, Stanley, came to the cemetery the day before the funeral, the manager told him the mausoleum and crypt for his wife of 34 years did not exist.“She goes, ‘Well, we never built the mausoleum and we don’t have anywhere to put her.’ I almost fell over. I was hype
  • Beaver Co. DA Asks For Patience In Rachael DelTondo Investigation Almost 1 Year After Murder

    ALIQUIPPA, Pa. (KDKA) — The Beaver County District Attorney is asking for patience as their investigation into the murder of Rachael DelTondo continues almost one year after her death.
    District Attorney David Lozier released a statement regarding the investigation Thursday afternoon.
    “As the District Attorney for Beaver County, I sympathize with the DelTondo family’s deep sense of loss and understand the Aliquippa community’s mourning. On behalf of [Rachael] and all who k
  • ‘If I Go And Shoot Them, Will That Take Care Of The Fine?’: Man Allegedly Threatened To Shoot Library Staff Over Overdue Book Fine

    GREENSBURG (KDKA) — The Greensburg Library is normally a place of scholarly endeavors, reading and research on the internet.
    Greensburg Police say, however, it was a scene of a frightening threat over an overdue book fine.
    Investigators say 65-year-old Boyd N. Klingensmith was denied computer access at the library because he owed a book fine at the Penn Area Library in Harrison City.
    Boyd Klingensmith (Photo Credit: Westmoreland County)
    The Penn Area Library and the Greensburg Library are
  • Five Dozen Xbox Gaming Consoles Delivered To Children’s Hospital

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Five dozen Xbox gaming consoles were delivered to Children’s Hospital today thanks to donations from Make Room For Kids and The Mario Lemieux Foundation.
    They were installed in patient rooms along with games and movies, the consoles will help keep the kids entertained while they stay at the hospital.“I’m excited to use it, it’s going to make this less boring, a lot less boring,” said Hanna Kunchucki, a patient at Children’s.Luke Sossi
  • Advertisement

  • Penguins party, but National Aviary notes endangered status

    World Penguin Day was in full swing Thursday, as the National Aviary celebrated its colony of 18 African penguins
  • Two Victims File Lawsuit Over Crash At Brentwood Hair Salon

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — It was a horrendous crash one year ago this month.
    A new 2018 Dodge Charger driven by 59-year old Kevin Kiely jumped the curb in Brentwood Towne Square and crashed into the BoRic’s Hair Care salon, injuring both hair stylists and patrons.
    “Tell you, I think it went straight in. There was no stopping, no nothing,” said one witness at the time.
    Witnesses spoke of the devastation and injuries.
    “Very heart-breaking, hearing what happened,” note
  • Lawrenceville Bar Owner Gets Building Back After Judge Dismisses Neglect Case

    LAWRENCEVILLE (KDKA) — A few months back, KDKA told you about Jimmy Coen — known as “Jimmy Yinzer,” the owner of Yinzer’s in the Strip District.
    A group took him to court and tried to take control of a building he owns in Lawrenceville.Now, a judge has dismissed the case, giving Coen his building back.“You know what, I think it’s a win for, not just for me, but people that, people may be looking at their property,” Coen said.
    The group, called the
  • Pittsburgh Jewish leader to bear torch at Israeli ceremony

    Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh President Jeffrey Finkelstein is cited for leadership in wake of Tree of Life synagogue massacre.
  • Advertisement

  • 11-Year-Old Boy Killed In Pa. Turnpike Crash

    NEW STANTON (KDKA) — An 11-year-old boy was killed in a crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike on Thursday afternoon.
    The crash happened around 2 p.m. between New Stanton and Donegal in Westmoreland County.
    A pickup truck and a tractor trailer were involved.
    The Westmoreland County coroner’s office has not released the name of the victim, who was in the pickup truck.
    One person who was in the tractor trailer was flown to a local hospital.
    (Photo Credit: NewsChopper 2/KDKA)
    According to t
  • Whitehall Borough Police Department K9 Finn Receives New Protective Vest

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Whitehall Borough Police Department’s K9 Finn has received a bullet and stab protective vest thanks in part to a charitable donation from the non-profit Vested Interest in K9s, Inc.Photo Credit: Whitehall Borough Police Department
    The vest was sponsored by Dr. Jennifer Levitsky Healing Paws Veterinary Wellness Center and is embroidered with “This gift of protection provided by Healing Paws Vet Center.”Vested Interest in K9s Inc., is a 501c(3) charity i
  • Beaver County Payroll Supervisor Fired After Ignoring IRS Notices

    BEAVER COUNTY (KDKA) — The supervisor of the Beaver County Payroll Office was abruptly fired today and now county officials are trying to figure out how to deal with a nearly $400,000 lien from the IRS.It’s hard to fight the IRS, even for governments like Beaver County.“That’s not everyday that it comes across your desk, where you see that the IRS has not only threatened to file a lien, but this was actually filed a lien,” said Garen Fedeles, Beaver County Solicitor
  • 1 Killed, 1 Injured In Pa. Turnpike Crash

    NEW STANTON (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Turnpike has been shut down in Westmoreland County due to a fatal crash eastbound.
    A pickup truck and a tractor trailer were involved in a crash around 2 p.m. between New Stanton and Donegal.
    One person who was in the pickup truck was killed. One person who was in the tractor trailer was flown to a local hospital.
    (Photo Credit: NewsChopper 2/KDKA)
    According to the Turnpike’s website, the crash is blocking all lanes between New Stanton and Donega
  • Man Pleads Guilty In Connection To 2018 Avalon Shooting

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Musa Muya appeard before Judge Borkowski and plead guilty to one count of 3rd degree murder in connection to the 2018 shooting death of Emanuel Boneza in Avalon.
    The sentencing is set for Monday at 9:00 a.m.
    Related Story: Police: Dispute Over Beer Leads To Fatal Avalon Shooting
    The shooting occurred in September of 2018 over an alleged dispute over been in Avalon near the intersection of South Starr and West Avenue by the border of Bellevue.
    Boneza suffered multiple gu
  • Pennsylvania Auditor General DePasquale: PennDOT Audit Finds $4.2 Billion Diverted From Repairing Roads, Bridges

    HARRISBURG (KDKA) — Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale today says his new audit of the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation shows the agency could be further along in repairing rough highways and fixing 2,829 structurally deficient bridges with the billions of dollars it has been forced to pay to state police.
    My PennDOT audit found $4.2 billion was diverted from repairing Pennsylvania roads & bridges. https://t.co/9QzHxJnA7N
    — Auditor General Eugene DePasquale (
  • WWE, Vince McMahon Blame Slumping Attendance, Ratings On Absent Talent

    By Chuck Carroll
    (CBS New York/CBS Local) — WWE has a problem. Actually, the sports entertainment giant has a number of them. Fans are tuning out in droves, as both Monday Night RAW and SmackDown Live have shed hundreds of thousands of viewers over the past year. Ratings for the flagship show on Monday night are down 14 percent, nearly matched by a 13 percent dip on Tuesday nights. That drop is also being reflected in attendance at live events, which has declined by 11 percent, and merchan
  • Pirates Shut Out By Diamondbacks 5-0

    PITTSBURGH (AP) – Zack Greinke and two Arizona relievers allowed five hits in a 5-0 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday that secured a four-game sweep for the Diamondbacks.
    The shutout was the second of the season for the Diamondbacks, who improved to 15-11 and moved into a tie for first place in the NL West. It was Arizona’s second consecutive four-game sweep in Pittsburgh and 10th straight win overall at PNC Park.
    Greinke (4-1) was deceptive, not overpowering. Despite a
  • Rabid Raccoon Discovered In Frick Park

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Health Department has confirmed that a raccoon brought to one of its facilities has tested positive for rabies.The raccoon was discovered along the Iron Gate Trail in Frick Park in Squirrel Hill. This is the eighth rabid animal reported in Allegheny Count so far in 2019: six raccoons, one bat and one cat.Rabies is a virus transmitted by an animal bite or scratch and exposures due to a bite or scratch are almost always fatal if left untreated accordi
  • Teen Wanted For Shooting Girl In Face Arrested

    NORTH BRADDOCK (KDKA) — A West Mifflin teenager who was wanted for shooting a girl in the face Monday has turned himself in.
    Allegheny County Police say 16-year-old Damond Thomas was allegedly “horse-playing with a gun” in an apartment at the General Braddock Towers on Sixth Street in North Braddock around 8:30 p.m. Monday.
    The gun went off and a bullet struck a 16-year-old girl in the cheek.
    She was taken to a local hospital to be treated for her injuries. She is expected to m
  • Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy Wants Your Feedback

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Parks Conservancy wants to hear your feedback by the end of the weekend.
    It’s the final few days of the “Parks Listening Tour” that’s been going on since December.
    The last events will be at the Frick Environmental center and the August Wilson Block Party on Saturday.
    There’s also an online survey, with possible prizes if you fill it out by Monday.
    To take the survey, visit this link.
  • Local Collections Being Held For Drug Takeback Day

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Saturday is National Drug Takeback Day, and several local communities are holding collection events.
    From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., all six Pittsburgh Police zones will be collecting old, expired or unwanted medication for proper disposal.
    They’ll also be collecting drugs at the Phillips Rec Center in Carrick.
    Community leaders hope the collection events will help cut down on prescription drug abuse.
    To learn more or find a drop off location near you, visit: https://take
  • Report: Stress, Overtime, Disease Contribute To 2.8 Million Workers’ Deaths Per Year

    GENEVA (CBS Local) — Your job may be killing you. A new report from the United Nations says stress from work, excessive hours and occupational disease are responsible for nearly 2.8 million deaths every year.
    Another 374 million people are either injured on the job or get sick because of their jobs, the report said.
    The deaths are a result of new or existing occupational risks, including modern working practices, population growth, increased digital connectivity and climate change.
  • Family ‘Very Upset’ After Administrator Drew On Son’s Head With Marker

    PEARLAND, Texas (CBS Local) — The parents of a Texas boy are “very upset” after a school administrator allegedly took a sharpie to their son’s head.
    It happened last week after seventh-grader Juelz Trice arrived at Berry Miller Junior High in Pearland with an “M” shape shaved into his fade haircut.
    While Pearland Independent School District’s dress code does say “extreme hairstyles such as carvings, mohawks, spikes, etc. are not allowed,” it
  • Report: Pittsburgh Steelers Actively Trying To Trade Into The Top 10 Of The NFL Draft

    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — According to reports, the Steelers are trying to sneak into the top 10 of the NFL Draft.Reports from ESPN’s Adam Schefter say the team is looking for a trade partner.“Of the teams making calls to potentially move up the draft board tonight, one of the notable ones is the Pittsburgh Steelers, per league sources. Pittsburgh not usually a draft-day mover. But Steelers have defensive needs and are exploring best ways to address them.”
    Of the teams making c
  • Police: Man Found Passed Out After Drinking With Pot On Burning Stove

    GREENSBURG (KDKA) — A Westmoreland County man is facing charges, accused of starting a fire at a Greensburg apartment building after passing out while drinking.
    Police were called to the building on Keener Way just before 10:30 p.m. Wednesday night.
    According to the criminal complaint, an officer found Brian Reed passed out in one of the apartments with a pot cooking on the stove.
    It took police and firefighters several attempts to wake Reed, investigators said.
    Police say they found &ldqu
  • New Episode Of ‘The Big Bang Theory’ Premieres Thursday Night As The Series Draws To An End

    (CBS) – Koothrappali is worried people won’t take him seriously in his own field after publishing a paper that suggests he may have discovered alien life on an all-new episode of The Big Bang Theory, tonight at 8:00 PM ET/PT, only on CBS. Also on tonight’s episode Penny encourages Leonard to stand up for himself when he strives to be the principal investigator on a plasma physics study.
    There are only four episodes left until The Big Bang Theory finale on May 16th, catch up on
  • Jennifer Gates Previews Longines Masters Of New York

    (CBS Local)– When Jennifer Gates was a kid, her parents wanted her to try all different kinds of sports.
    While the daughter of Bill and Melinda Gates tested the waters of basketball and tap dancing, she ultimately fell in love with horse back riding. The hobby as a child turned into a career as Gates will compete in the Longines Masters Of New York among the top equestrians in the world.
    “It is always somewhat of a hobby because I enjoy it so much,” said Gates in an interview w

Follow @PittsburghNews_ on Twitter!