• Pittsburgh Weather: Temperatures Continue Rising On Thursday

    Pittsburgh Weather: Temperatures Continue Rising On Thursday
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Good morning!The only issue that I am seeing for today is in the way of some patchy fog for the morning hours.
    WEATHER LINKS:Current Conditions | School Delays & Closings | Local Radar | Weather App | Photos
    A couple of places are showing visibilities down around a quarter-mile with most places just showing some light haze.
    While fog shouldn’t have too much of an impact on motorists out there it is something to keep an eye on.
    Did you see any rain yesterday?
    W
  • Spirit Airlines Issues Continue At Pittsburgh International Airport And Arnold Palmer Regional Airport

    Spirit Airlines Issues Continue At Pittsburgh International Airport And Arnold Palmer Regional Airport
    LATROBE (KDKA) – The chaos continued this morning as people arrive and find they’ll have to wait to get to their destinations.Both arrival and departure flights have been cancelled on Thursday morning for Spirit Airlines.Spirit says they expect the cancellations to diminish over the coming days but it’s been five days and there’s been no change locally.According to the airline, they’re focusing cancellations on where passengers will have other options.There were clo
  • ‘Sorry, No Employees:’ Quizno’s In Oakland Closes Due To Lack Of Staff

    ‘Sorry, No Employees:’ Quizno’s In Oakland Closes Due To Lack Of Staff
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – On Wednesday, sandwiches were not being served at Quizno’s in Oakland.The sign on the door of the South Craig Street store read: “Closed until further notice. Sorry, no employees.”It’s unclear when the sign was originally put up, but it was gaining traction online after a reporter for the Pittsburgh City Paper posted the picture.KDKA has reached out to Quizno’s for comment but has not yet received a response.Stay With
  • Ex-Penn State President Graham Spanier Released From Jail After 2 Months

    Ex-Penn State President Graham Spanier Released From Jail After 2 Months
    BELLEFONTE, Pa. (AP) — The former president of Penn State was released Wednesday after serving nearly two months in jail for endangering the welfare of children by his response to a report that Jerry Sandusky had been seen physically abusing a boy on campus.
    Centre County Correctional Facility Warden Christopher Schell told the Centre Daily Times that Graham Spanier served 58 days. Spanier, 73, still faces two months of electronic monitoring at home.
    Spanier did not testify at his trial. A
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  • Robinson Township Police Department Welcomes Newest K-9 ‘Rocky’ After ‘Sarik’ Retires

    Robinson Township Police Department Welcomes Newest K-9 ‘Rocky’ After ‘Sarik’ Retires
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    ROBINSON TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – When one chapter closes, another begins.The Robinson Township Police Department welcomed its newest K-9 just one day after its first K-9 retired.“Rocky” a 13-month-old Belgian Malinois comes from Poland and was trained for 12 weeks at the Shallow Creek Kennels.Rocky is certified in both patrol and narcotics.On Tuesday, the first K-9 in their department’s history, Sarik, retired.Rocky now takes over Sarik’s duties.
  • Pennsylvania Native And Penn State Alum Ryan Crouser Sets Olympic Shot Put Record In Tokyo

    TOKYO (AP) — Ryan Crouser broke his own Olympic record on his way to defending his shot put title Thursday on a hot day in Tokyo.
    On his last attempt, Crouser went 23.30 meters (76 feet, 5½ inches) to earn the first track and field gold medal for the American men at the Tokyo Games. U.S. teammate Joe Kovacs finished second and Tomas Walsh of New Zealand was third.
    The 28-year-old Crouser went 22.52 meters when he won at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games.
    Crouser is already the world rec
  • Penn State Alumni Joe Kovacs Takes Silver In Shot Put At Tokyo Olympics

    Penn State Alumni Joe Kovacs Takes Silver In Shot Put At Tokyo Olympics
    TOKYO (AP) — Ryan Crouser broke his own Olympic record on his way to defending his shot put title Thursday on a hot day in Tokyo.
    On his last attempt, Crouser went 23.30 meters (76 feet, 5½ inches) to earn the first track and field gold medal for the American men at the Tokyo Games. U.S. teammate Joe Kovacs finished second and Tomas Walsh of New Zealand was third.
    The 28-year-old Crouser went 22.52 meters when he won at the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games.
    Crouser is already the world rec
  • No Ben, No Dak, Few Starters: Stars Will Shine Off The Field In Steelers-Cowboys Hall Of Fame Game

    No Ben, No Dak, Few Starters: Stars Will Shine Off The Field In Steelers-Cowboys Hall Of Fame Game
    CANTON, Ohio (AP) — If you’re looking for stars during Hall of Fame enshrinement week, concentrate on the museum itself and the inductions this weekend.
    You won’t find many, if any, stars playing Thursday night when the NFL preseason begins with Dallas playing Pittsburgh.
    Indeed, with the number of preseason games reduced from four to three, with the exception of the Cowboys and Steelers, the opportunity to see the big names on the field will be diminished further. For Cowboys
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  • Rowdy Tellez’s Pinch-Hit Home Run Puts Down Pirates

    Rowdy Tellez’s Pinch-Hit Home Run Puts Down Pirates
    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Rowdy Tellez stayed calm long enough to deliver the kind of moment that produced bedlam from an adoring home crowd.
    Tellez connected on a three-run homer as a pinch-hitter to put the Milwaukee Brewers ahead for good in the seventh inning of a 4-2 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday afternoon.
    “I think the hardest thing to do is remaining composed when you’re pinch-hitting, especially in a big situation like that,” Tellez said.
    A fan base that
  • Family Searching For Award-Winning Horse Stolen From Property In Butler County

    Family Searching For Award-Winning Horse Stolen From Property In Butler County
    BUTLER COUNTY (KDKA) – The search continues for an award-winning horse that was stolen from a property in Penn Township.
    Brian Gratzer’s horses are a huge part of his life. On Friday morning, he noticed his 14-year-old Haflinger mare named Val was nowhere in sight on his property in the Renfrew area of Penn Township. He thinks she was stolen between last Thursday night and Friday morning.
    Gratzer said the mare had been caring for her 2-month-old filly and would have not left her fill
  • Court Rules Pittsburgh Steelers Can Paint Heinz Field Seats

    Court Rules Pittsburgh Steelers Can Paint Heinz Field Seats
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Commonwealth Court judges ruled in favor of the Steelers in a stadium dispute.
    The Steelers have wanted to paint some of the seats black to spell out Heinz Field or whoever owns the stadium rights in the future. The city said they can’t because it would be an exterior sign, meaning the Steelers would need zoning permission.
    Two courts have ruled that it is not a sign because it is all inside the stadium.The city has not said if it will file
  • 12-Year-Old Girl From Pennsylvania Need 42 Stitches After Suspected Shark Attack In Maryland

    12-Year-Old Girl From Pennsylvania Need 42 Stitches After Suspected Shark Attack In Maryland
    OCEAN CITY, Md. (AP) — A 12-year-old Pennsylvania girl suffered injuries after a suspected shark attack in Maryland that left her with 42 stitches for 20 cuts, family members said.
    Jordan Prushinski and her family told WBRE-TV that they were on vacation Monday at the beach in Ocean City when Jordan went into knee-deep water. She was swimming with her family when she limped out of the water bleeding from the leg.
    “I didn’t really realize what was going on until I was on the beac
  • Penn State University Now Requiring Masks On All Campuses While Indoors

    Penn State University Now Requiring Masks On All Campuses While Indoors
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (KDKA) — Effective immediately, Penn State is requiring masks indoors on all of its campuses.
    Everyone must follow the rule, including those who are fully vaccinated, as COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the state.
    All campus activities are still on as scheduled, the university said.
    “All Penn State students and employees are strongly encouraged to get vaccinated and share their vaccination status with the University,” PSU said in
  • Community Leaders Offer Solutions To Curb Violent Crime In Pittsburgh

    Community Leaders Offer Solutions To Curb Violent Crime In Pittsburgh
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — New data from Pittsburgh police shows violent crime is up about five percent from this time last year.But violent crime is down from this time in 2019, the last year before the pandemic.
    The Allegheny County Medical Examiner reports 76 homicides this year. One is from outside the county, while three have been reported in the first week of August.
    “Can’t look forward to anything with your kids when so much violence is going on,” Ed Matthews said.
    Matthe
  • Employers Mandating COVID-19 Vaccinations Raises Questions But May Be Legal In Most Cases

    Employers Mandating COVID-19 Vaccinations Raises Questions But May Be Legal In Most Cases
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – As the pandemic among the unvaccinated spreads, some employers are considering whether to require all their employees to be vaccinated as a condition of employment.
    The whole issue raises questions for many.
    “Those who choose to be unvaccinated, some of them feel their body, their right, but they’re affecting and infecting everyone else,” says Wendell Young, president of the 35,000-member United Food and Commercial Workers union, Local 1776, that repre
  • Pittsburgh Restaurant That Survived COVID-19 Gets Hit With Eviction Notice

    Pittsburgh Restaurant That Survived COVID-19 Gets Hit With Eviction Notice
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Lola’s Bistro is the definition of a dream come true with a lot of hard work for Michael Barnhouse and his wife.
    “It’s tough, it’s a tough location. People do come out of their way, like we have regulars from Butler, Beaver. We have a good reputation, but we are sort of the diamond in the rough,” Barnhouse said.
    The two have put their hearts and souls into the North Side restaurant and managed to stay afloat during the pandemic, but not wit
  • Pittsburgh Police Searching For Missing And Endangered Woman, Tonya Prevade

    Pittsburgh Police Searching For Missing And Endangered Woman, Tonya Prevade
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Police are asking for help finding a missing and endangered woman.They say 37-year-old Tonya Prevade was last seen in Carrick around 12:30 a.m. Wednesday. According to police, she might be headed to Greene County in a 2019 Tacoma with the Pennsylvania license plate ZKM-7511.
    SVU is asking for the public's assistance to locate a missing female. Tonya Prevade, 37, 5’6”, 185lbs.She was last seen today in the Carrick area around 12:30 a.m.
  • KDKA Investigates: Parents Pulling Their Kids Out Of Pittsburgh Public Schools

    KDKA Investigates: Parents Pulling Their Kids Out Of Pittsburgh Public Schools
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — She went to Pittsburgh Public Schools as a kid and returned to the city intending to have her children do the same.
    After the past year and a half of what she calls substandard education, Jen Murtazashvili said she has no choice but to pull her kids from the district.
    “They have not been able to learn effectively in 18 months. They haven’t been in school in 18 months. They haven’t been given the kind of education they deserve,” she said.
    This fal
  • Some Health Experts Believe School Districts Should Mandate Mask-Wearing

    Some Health Experts Believe School Districts Should Mandate Mask-Wearing
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Chris and Maggie Poole said they have concerns about their immunocompromised son heading back to school in the fall as the Delta variant continues to spread.However, they say they’re taking the risk so the 9-year-old boy gets the socialization he needs.“He’s on a ventilator 24 hours a day, so he will go to school with a ventilator and oxygen and a mask,” said Maggie Poole.The Pooles have seven kids all under the age of 12. Six of them will be hea
  • Pittsburgh Police Searching For Missing 11-Year-Old Ronnell Miller

    Pittsburgh Police Searching For Missing 11-Year-Old Ronnell Miller
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh police are looking for a missing 11-year-old boy.
    (Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Police)
    Police say Ronnell Miller was last seen Wednesday in Brighton Heights wearing red, white and blue shorts. He is 5-foot-4 and 110 pounds, police say.
    If you have any information, call the police at 412-323-7141.SVU detectives are asking for the public's assistance to locate a juvenile male. Ronnell Miller, 11, 5’4”, 110lbs.Last seen today in t
  • Death Of Woman Found On South Side Ruled Homicide

    Death Of Woman Found On South Side Ruled Homicide
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The death of a woman found on the South Side has been ruled a homicde.The Allegheny County Medical Examiner said 66-year-old Annette Morros was dead inside a home on the 2200 block of Sara Street Monday night. The medical examiner says the cause of death was blunt force trauma of the head and trunk.Police say they were called to Sarah Street for reports of an unresponsive woman around 10:50 p.m. They found her inside a home and she was pronounced
  • DEP Blames Fungicide For Thousands Of Dead Fish In Chartiers Creek

    DEP Blames Fungicide For Thousands Of Dead Fish In Chartiers Creek
    UPPER ST. CLAIR, Pa. (KDKA) – The Department of Environmental Protection is blaming a fungicide for the fish kill last month in Chartiers Creek.
    The DEP estimates thousands of fish of many different species and other aquatic life died.
    Now the DEP says it will wait for more test results.
    They’re calling on the public to report any future fish kills or pollution events immediately to the DEP because the lag in reporting time seriously hindered this investigation.
    Investigators shared
  • Andy Chiodo Named Pittsburgh Penguins’ Goaltending Coach

    Andy Chiodo Named Pittsburgh Penguins’ Goaltending Coach
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Penguins have a new goaltending coach.
    The team announced Wednesday that Andy Chiodo has been named goaltending coach, replacing Mike Buckley, who was relieved of his duties after being the team’s goaltending coach from 2017-21.“Andy has done a terrific job mentoring our young goaltenders. In addition to on- and off-ice training, he emphasizes the importance of life habits and mental approach to the game,” said Pen
  • AHN To Provide Access To COVID-19 Vaccine At Community Events

    AHN To Provide Access To COVID-19 Vaccine At Community Events
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Allegheny Health Network is partnering with local communities to provide access to the coronavirus vaccine at festivals and other events.
    No appointment is necessary, and the vaccine is free. The clinics will offer either the Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
    Find a full schedule below.
    Harambe FestivalSaturday and Sunday, Aug. 7 and 8Broad Street, East Liberty (across from Target)3-6 p.m.
    Health & Wellness WeekendSaturday, Aug. 21Cente
  • Iconic Kaufmann’s Clock Being Regilded

    Iconic Kaufmann’s Clock Being Regilded
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Pittsburgh landmark is getting all shined up.
    The old Kaufmann’s clock in downtown Pittsburgh was taken down this week for a little restoration.
    Photos posted to Twitter by James Hill, an assistant to Mayor Bill Peduto, show the clock being regilded.Kaufmann’s Clock being regilded.
    These new owners aren’t half bad. pic.twitter.com/VuMcnjcvBJ
    — James Hill (@JamesAustinHill) August 3, 2021The Kaufmann’s Clock celebrat
  • Pennsylvania Library Gets Overdue Book 50 Years Later With $20 Bill

    Pennsylvania Library Gets Overdue Book 50 Years Later With $20 Bill
    PLYMOUTH, Pa. (AP) — A book checked out a half-century ago has been anonymously returned to a library in northeastern Pennsylvania, officials said.
    The Wilkes-Barre Citizens’ Voice reports that the 1967 copy of “Coins You Can Collect” by Burton Hobson arrived last month at the Plymouth Public Library in Luzerne County along with a $20 bill.
    An accompanying unsigned letter, written as if by the book itself, said “Fifty years ago (yes 50!), a little girl checked me ou
  • Allegheny County Health Director Says Delta Variant Is Fueling Rising Cases, Hospitalizations

    Allegheny County Health Director Says Delta Variant Is Fueling Rising Cases, Hospitalizations
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Allegheny County Health Director says the “very contagious” delta variant is driving the current wave of COVID-19 infections nationwide and is causing cases and hospitalizations to rise locally.According to the CDC, Allegheny County, along with several other local counties, have a “substantial” level of COVID-19 transmission, meaning it’s recommended that everyone wear masks indoors, regardless of their vaccinatio
  • Shower Standards: How Often Should You Shower In Order To Keep Yourself Clean?

    Shower Standards: How Often Should You Shower In Order To Keep Yourself Clean?
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – When actors Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis said during a recent interview they don’t shower every day and don’t bathe their kids daily, they opened a shower of social media reaction. While those who shower daily might initially react, “Gross!”, Dr. Charles Mount, who heads up the Dermatology Department at the Allegheny Health Network doesn’t take issue with their practice.
    “I think it’s okay to miss days bathing or showering
  • South Side Giant Eagle To Close 1 Hour Early Due To Recent Public Safety Concerns

    South Side Giant Eagle To Close 1 Hour Early Due To Recent Public Safety Concerns
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Giant Eagle store on the South Side will close one hour early due to recent public safety concerns in the area.The store will close at 9 p.m., instead of 10 p.m., for the foreseeable future. There is no end date for the change in store hours.
    In a statement to KDKA, Giant Eagle said, “The safety of our Team Members and guests is always our top priority.”
    “We continue to monitor all developments in the community and will regul
  • World’s Largest Bottle Of Soap Pulls Into Pittsburgh

    World’s Largest Bottle Of Soap Pulls Into Pittsburgh
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Grab your shower cap and towel!
    The world’s largest bottle of soap made a stop in the Pittsburgh area today. It pulled into the parking lot of the Market District on Settlers Ridge Wednesday morning.
    It is the final stop on a 16-city Soapbox Giving Tour.
    The bottle is really big – measuring 21 feet tall and weighing 2,500 pounds.
    (Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Scott Danka)
    There is also a message behind this gigantic bottle.
    &ldqu
  • Spirit Airlines ‘Working Around The Clock’ To Get Back On Track As Frustrated Travelers Miss More Flights

    Spirit Airlines ‘Working Around The Clock’ To Get Back On Track As Frustrated Travelers Miss More Flights
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA/CNN) — Another day of delays and cancellations by Spirit Airlines has stranded thousands of travelers around the country this week.
    The changes are taking a toll here in Western Pennsylvania at Pittsburgh International Airport and at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport.
    Routes to and from Florida and Myrtle Beach were cancelled this afternoon at Pittsburgh International Airport.In Latrobe, however, officials at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport are hopeful that Spirit can bounce b
  • Salvation Army’s Stuff The Bus Event Returns To Walmart

    Salvation Army’s Stuff The Bus Event Returns To Walmart
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Salvation Army’s Stuff the Bus event is returning this year to help kids in need start the school year with fresh supplies.
    During the event from Aug. 6-8, Walmart shoppers can purchase and drop off requested items at Salvation Army collection bins.You can find a list of participating stores here.
  • Westmoreland County DA To Seek Death Penalty For Victor Steban, Man Accused In Penn Township Double Murder

    Westmoreland County DA To Seek Death Penalty For Victor Steban, Man Accused In Penn Township Double Murder
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    GREENSBURG, Pa. (KDKA) – The Westmoreland County District Attorney will seek the death penalty for a man accused of slaying a Penn Township couple at their home in May.
    Victor Steban is accused of shooting and killing Jake Erdeljac and his girlfriend Mara Casale in a days-long crime spree.
    (Photo: Robert Erdeljac)
    The 53-year-old was captured on Route 30 after a manhunt. He’s charged in connection with a slew of other crimes, including a fire at his own home an
  • Pittsburgh Pirates Release 2022 Regular Season Schedule

    Pittsburgh Pirates Release 2022 Regular Season Schedule
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Pirates have released their 2022 regular season schedule.
    For the first time since 2016, the Pirates will begin the regular season at home. It’ll kick off with a series against the Cardinals.We’re feeling ’22. pic.twitter.com/NVUuDSaIUi
    — Pittsburgh Pirates (@Pirates) August 4, 2021The season will close out with three games in St. Louis.
  • BNY Mellon Joins List Of Employers Requiring COVID-19 Vaccines

    BNY Mellon Joins List Of Employers Requiring COVID-19 Vaccines
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – BNY Mellon, one of Pittsburgh’s biggest employers, is requiring COVID-19 vaccines for office entry, according to the Pittsburgh Business Times.
    The requirements will be in place where allowed by local regulations, and there will be exceptions for medical or religious reasons, the Pittsburgh Business Times reports.
    BNY Mellon is reportedly planning to start a hybrid model in September.
    The company joins a list of others like Walmart, Disney,
  • NWS: Tornadoes Touched Down In Indiana, Greene Counties Last Week

    NWS: Tornadoes Touched Down In Indiana, Greene Counties Last Week
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    INDIANA, Pa. (KDKA) – The National Weather Service says a brief EF0 tornado touched down in Indiana County last week, and an EF1 tornado hit Greene County.
    Crews were out surveying the damage after severe storms tore through the area. The NWS says the tornado happened on July 29. Photos from the scene show a damaged barn and a path carved through a field.Over the weekend a Damage Survey Team from our office found a brief EF0 tornado in Indiana County. Below are a few
  • Gov. Tom Wolf Signs 15th Renewal Of State’s Opioid Disaster Declaration

    Gov. Tom Wolf Signs 15th Renewal Of State’s Opioid Disaster Declaration
    HARRISBURG (KDKA) – Gov. Tom Wolf has signed the 15th renewal of the state’s opioid disaster declaration.
    While the opioid disaster declaration has been renewed every 90 days since Jan. 2018, a constitutional amendment approved by voters last May now limits declarations to just 21 days and then requires legislative approval to continue.
    But the legislature is now on its 10-week summer break until late September, and Wolf has asked state legislative leaders to call their colleagues ba
  • WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational Preview: TPC Southwind ‘Pretty Demanding,’ Says CBS Sports’ Nick Faldo

    WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational Preview: TPC Southwind ‘Pretty Demanding,’ Says CBS Sports’ Nick Faldo
    (CBS Miami) — The PGA Tour returns with the WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational after a one-week break for the Olympics. In Japan, Xander Schauffele took gold representing the United States, followed on the medal stand by Rory Sabbatini for Slovakia and CT Pan for Chinese Tapei. Of the medal winners, only Schauffele will be in action at TPC Southwind. But he’ll have plenty of company. Nine of the world’s top 10 players will tee off, four of whom also competed at the Olympics.
    One o
  • Tentative Contract Agreement Reached Between Pittsburgh Public Schools, Teachers Union

    Tentative Contract Agreement Reached Between Pittsburgh Public Schools, Teachers Union
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Public Schools and the teachers union have reached a tentative contract agreement.The previous contract for the district’s 2,400 employees expired at the end of June last year.Pittsburgh Federation of Teachers President Nina Esposito-Visgitis called it a “long time coming” that wasn’t without its “unique challenges and sacrifices.”The union will present the new agreement to its members for ratificatio
  • COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: Health Department Reports 1,493 New Cases, 15 Additional Deaths

    COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: Health Department Reports 1,493 New Cases, 15 Additional Deaths
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 1,493 new coronavirus cases and 15 additional deaths.
    This brings the statewide total to 1,230,454 cases and 27,883 total COVID-19 related deaths since the pandemic began.
    There are 563 people across the state in the hospital with COVID-19, and 126 patients are in ICUs.
    The state says 11,685,368 total vaccine doses have been administered, and 5,734,642 people are fully vaccinated. So far, 63.2% of
  • COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 2-Day Total Of 268 New Cases, 3 Additional Deaths

    COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny County Reports 2-Day Total Of 268 New Cases, 3 Additional Deaths
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting 268 new Coronavirus cases and three additional deaths over the past 48 hours.
    Of the newly reported cases, the Health Department says 177 are confirmed and 91 are probable cases.
    Of the new deaths, one happened in May and two happened in July. All three were people in their 80s who were residents of long-term care facilities.There have been 7,345 total hospitalizations and 103,646 total coronavir
  • 19-Year-Old Woman Critically Injured In Hit-And-Run Crash

    19-Year-Old Woman Critically Injured In Hit-And-Run Crash
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    FOREST HILLS, Pa. (KDKA) – A 19-year-old woman is in critical condition after a hit-and-run crash in Forest Hills Tuesday night.
    Allegheny County Police say the woman was driving west on Ardmore Boulevard and was making a left turn onto Yost Boulevard when someone driving a Chevy Trailblazer hit her.
    (Photo: KDKA)
    Police say the driver of the Chevy ran from the scene on foot, and was last seen heading east on Ardmore.
    The woman was taken to the hospital in critical c
  • Fall 2021 Back To School Mask Guide

    Fall 2021 Back To School Mask Guide
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — As students prepare to head back to the classrooms for the upcoming school year, some schools and districts may be implementing different guidelines when it comes to masks, face coverings, vaccines, and COVID-19.
    The CDC has recommended that masks be worn by all students and staff in all K-12 schools, regardless of vaccination status, but local districts are approaching the guidance in different ways.
    The federal government’s mandate still r
  • Fantasy Football 2021 RB Rankings: A Healthy Christian McCaffrey Looks To Reclaim The Top Spot

    Fantasy Football 2021 RB Rankings: A Healthy Christian McCaffrey Looks To Reclaim The Top Spot
    (CBS Local)- The 2021 NFL season is on the horizon and that means it’s time to prepare for your fantasy football draft. After an offseason and summer of transactions and changes around the league, it can take a minute to refresh your memory before you’re on the clock.
    With that in mind, we took a look at the CBSSports.com expert rankings for each position from Jamey Eisenberg, Dave Richard and Heath Cummings and have compiled top 10 lists for each based on what a player’s avera
  • PTL Links: Aug. 4, 2021

    PTL Links: Aug. 4, 2021
    Visit the links below for more on today’s guests & topics:The Pittsburgh Foundation
    Pittsburgh Gives
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    Rania’s Catering
    Rania’s Recipe
    Joy Riders
    Allegheny Health Network
    Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield
    Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
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  • Cooking With Rania: Peach Pie

    Cooking With Rania: Peach Pie
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Rania Harris, of Rania’s Catering, is using summer’s bounty in today’s recipe!
    Peach Pie
    Ingredients:
    –2 disks frozen pie dough – I use the Trader Joe’s brand
    For the filling:
    4 pounds peaches, peeled and cut into wedges
    ¾ cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar
    ¼ cup all-purpose flour
    1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
    ¼ teaspoon ground cardamom
    ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
    1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
    2 tablespoons unsalte
  • Pa. State Senator Doug Mastriano Hopes To Issue Election Subpoenas Within 2 Weeks

    Pa. State Senator Doug Mastriano Hopes To Issue Election Subpoenas Within 2 Weeks
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Republican state senator who wants to have the committee he leads force three counties to turn over election machines, ballots, and related material said Tuesday he thinks subpoenas will be issued in the next two weeks.
    Sen. Doug Mastriano of Franklin County told the conservative-friendly outlet Newsmax that he’s working on a broad subpoena to York, Tioga, and Philadelphia counties.
    “Obviously I can’t operate on my own, so I have a committee, so t
  • CDC Issues Eviction Ban On Areas With ‘Substantial Or High’ Transmission Of COVID-19

    CDC Issues Eviction Ban On Areas With ‘Substantial Or High’ Transmission Of COVID-19
    WASHINGTON (KDKA) – On Tuesday, the CDC issued a new moratorium on evictions that will last until October 3.Some are calling it “extraordinary relief” but it doesn’t apply to all.It applies to those living in counties with “substantial or high” levels of COVID-19 transmission.The new moratorium could help many stay in their homes as the delta variant continues to spread and as states have been slow to release federal rental aid.Late last week, President Biden
  • Shower Standards: How Often Should People Shower In Order To Keep Themselves Clean?

    Shower Standards: How Often Should People Shower In Order To Keep Themselves Clean?
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – When actors Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis said during a recent interview they don’t shower every day and don’t bathe their kids daily they opened a shower of social media reaction.
    While those who shower daily might initially react, “Gross!” Dr. Charles Mount who heads up the Dermatology Department at AHN says, “I think it’s okay to miss days bathing or showering.”But…he also says, “I think it is perfectly fine to b
  • Pittsburgh Weather: Temperatures Slowly Begin To Rise Starting On Wednesday

    Pittsburgh Weather: Temperatures Slowly Begin To Rise Starting On Wednesday
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Good morning, if you’ve been thinking that the past couple of days have been on the cool side you would be correct!Through the first three days of August, it’s been the coolest start to the month in a quarter-century.WEATHER LINKS:Current Conditions | School Delays & Closings | Local Radar | Weather App | Photos
    I have our average daily temperature coming in at 68.0°. 1996 was the last time (67.8°) we saw temperatures this cool to start the month

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