• Two people killed in Indiana County fire

    Two people found dead in a mobile home fire in Clymer.
  • Family Separation Policy Starts Dividing Republicans

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    WASHINGTON (AP) – The emotional policy of separating children from their parents is also starting to divide Republicans and their allies as Democrats turn up the pressure.
    Former first lady Laura Bush called the policy “cruel” and “immoral” while GOP Sen. Susan Collins expressed concern about it and a former adviser to President Donald Trump said he thought the issue was going to hurt the president at some point. Religious groups,
  • Trump Ally Roger Stone Met With Russian Offering Dirt On Hillary Clinton In 2016

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    WASHINGTON (CBS News) – Longtime Trump adviser Roger Stone met with a Russian national who was offering what he claimed was damaging information about Hillary Clinton in exchange for $2 million during the height of the 2016 presidential campaign. The previously undisclosed meeting was reported by the Washington Post on Sunday.
    The Russian, who went by the name Henry Greenberg, did not disclose what information he was offering, Stone told the Post. In cour
  • Giuliani Says Trump May Consider Pardons After Russia Probe

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    WASHINGTON (AP) – Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani says the president might pardon his jailed, onetime campaign chairman and others ensnared in the Russia investigation once special counsel Robert Mueller’s work wraps up, if he believed they were treated “unfairly.”
    (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
    Until then, consideration of clemency is unnecessary, Giuliani said, as the White House presses to bring the yearlong investigation
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  • The last straw: Efforts aim to reduce polluting piece of plastic

    When Tori Maatta of Oakland goes out for a meal at a restaurant or orders a drink at a bar she always tells servers that she doesn’t need a straw. She’s usually carrying a retractable reusable one on her keychain.
  • Code Orange Air Quality Alert Issued For Pittsburgh Region

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    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A Code Orange Air Quality Action Day is in effect once again today for the Pittsburgh region.
    The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection’s standardized air quality index uses colors to report daily air quality.
    With temperatures expected to climb into the 90s on Monday, the DEP has issued a Code Orange alert.
    (Photo Credit: KDKA)
    An “orange” air quality level signifies unhealthy air pollution levels for y
  • Bystander Fatally Shoots Gunman At Washington Walmart, 2 Others Injured

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    TUMWATER, Wash. (AP) – A gunman wounded two people before being fatally shot by a bystander at a Walmart store in Washington state Sunday evening.
    The incident happened about 5 p.m. in Tumwater.
    KOMO-TV reports that a witness says people were in line when they heard gunfire in the store. The station reports that as people fled the store, the gunman followed and shots were heard outside.
    Police tell the station that the gunman then attempted to carjack som
  • 90-Year-Old Woman Dies After New Kensington Crash

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    NEW KENSINGTON (KDKA) — A 90-year-old woman died Sunday after a motor vehicle accident in New Kensington.
    The Allegheny County medical examiner’s office says 90-year-old Olga Kocon, of Saxonburg, died at a local hospital just before 4 p.m. Sunday.
    Kocon had been involved in a crash in the 100 block of Coxomb Hill Road in New Kensington around 2:30 p.m. Friday.
    The cause of death has not yet been released.
    No further details on the crash are availabl
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  • Service Restored After More Than 2,000 Duquesne Light Customers Experience Outages

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    MILLVALE (KDKA) — More than 2,000 Duquesne Light customers were without power for more than an hour Sunday night in the North Hills.
    Customers began reporting the outages around 10 p.m.
    Around 10:45 p.m., the Duquesne Light website said more than 1,000 customers in Millvale and more than 1,000 customers in Shaler were experiencing power outages.
    A large number of customers in Moon Township were also experiencing outages. More than 400 customers had no pow
  • 3 Charged In Connection To Alleged Sex Trafficking Of 13-Year-Old Girl

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    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — At least three men are facing charges in connection to the alleged sex trafficking of a 13-year-old girl in Pittsburgh.
    According to a criminal complaint, police were called to investigate the sexual assault of a 13-year-old girl in April.
    The victim told police that her friend — 22-year-old Lavelle Dinkins, of North Carolina — had used her phone and the online dating service PlentyOfFish to set up dates for her with adult
  • Suspect critically wounded in officer-involved shooting in Fayette County

    State police and the Fayette County District Attorney's Office are investigating an officer-involved shooting in South Union on Sunday.
  • Police investigating officer-involved shooting in Fayette County

    Police are investigating an officer-involved shooting in Fayette County on Sunday.
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  • 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.
  • 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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  • Man Shot By State Trooper In Fayette Co.

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    SOUTH UNION TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A suspect is hospitalized after he was shot by a state trooper in Fayette County on Sunday afternoon.
    State police were responding to a call about a suspicious person on Hopwood Fairchance Road in South Union Township around 4 p.m. They are not releasing the specifics of the interaction between the suspect and the troopers.
    (Photo Courtesy: Ed Riedmann)
    A witness told KDKA-TV News the man was shot after he tried to attack the
  • 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
  • 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
  • Man Killed In Imperial Motorcycle Crash

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    IMPERIAL (KDKA) — One man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Imperial on Sunday afternoon.
    The crash happened around 1:40 p.m. on Route 22 eastbound.
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    One witness reported the motorcyclist went over a hillside.
    The Allegheny County medical examiner was called to the scene. The medical examiner’s office confirmed 50-year-old Robert Fratangeli, of Aliquippa, was killed.
  • 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
  • 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.

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