• KDKA Partners With Children’s Hospital For Free Care Fund ‘Halfway To Telethon’ Benefit

    KDKA Partners With Children’s Hospital For Free Care Fund ‘Halfway To Telethon’ Benefit
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — KDKA is proud to partner once again with the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh Foundation to help support the Free Care Fund.
    It’s a partnership now in its 67th year of raising funds to provide expert care regardless of a family’s ability to pay.
    Last year alone, the Free Care Fund helped more than 33,000 families.
    This year the need is expected to be greater than ever due to financial difficulties caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
    Because of that, w
  • ‘Quite A Challenging Golf Course For These Players,’ Says CBS Sports’ Trevor Immelman On WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational

    ‘Quite A Challenging Golf Course For These Players,’ Says CBS Sports’ Trevor Immelman On WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational
    (CBS Miami) — The WGC-FedEx St. Jude Invitational slides back a month on the revised PGA Tour schedule. The new temporary spot — July 30 through August 2 — puts it a week before this season’s first major. Despite scheduling, this year’s event is sure to be a far cry from the typical warm-up event.
    For one thing, it’s a World Golf Championship tournament, which puts it a step above the standard Tour stop. The purse ($10.5 million) is bigger, and more FedExCup p
  • No-Bake Icebox Cake Recipe, For A Scorching Summer Day

    No-Bake Icebox Cake Recipe, For A Scorching Summer Day
    This creamy, no-bake icebox cake (technically a carlota de limon), only requires five ingredients. It’s bright with fresh lime and as easy to make as it is to eat.
    A charlotte (or carlota) is the perfect kind of dessert for the summer. It’s close to a trifle in that it is composed of layers of luscious ingredients, and requires no baking. Emphasis on no baking.
    Cookies, breadcrumbs, and biscuits are the “cake” components that work between layers of custard, cre
  • ACC Announces Fall Sports Plans, Pitt Football Schedule

    ACC Announces Fall Sports Plans, Pitt Football Schedule
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Atlantic Coastal Conference released its plan for fall sports.The ACC Board of Directors announced Wednesday that fall sports will begin during the week of Sept. 7-12. In football, each team will play 11 games, 10 conference games and one non-conference matchup, over a 13-week timeframe.Pitt will play Louisville, North Carolina State, Notre Dame, Syracuse and Virginia Tech at home. The Panthers’ road games are against Boston College, Clemson, Florida State, Ge
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  • ACC Announces Revised Pitt Football Schedule For 2020

    ACC Announces Revised Pitt Football Schedule For 2020
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Atlantic Coastal Conference released its plan for fall sports.The ACC Board of Directors announced Wednesday that fall sports will begin during the week of Sept. 7-12. In football, each team will play 11 games, 10 conference games and one non-conference matchup, over a 13-week timeframe.Pitt will play Louisville, North Carolina State, Notre Dame, Syracuse and Virginia Tech at home. The Panthers’ road games are against Boston College, Clemson, Florida State, Ge
  • ACC Announces Fall Sports Plan, Pitt Football Schedule

    ACC Announces Fall Sports Plan, Pitt Football Schedule
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Atlantic Coastal Conference released its plan for fall sports.The ACC Board of Directors announced Wednesday that fall sports will begin during the week of Sept. 7-12. In football, each team will play 11 games, 10 conference games and one non-conference matchup, over a 13-week timeframe.Pitt will play Louisville, North Carolina State, Notre Dame, Syracuse and Virginia Tech at home. The Panthers’ road games are against Boston College, Clemson, Florida State, Ge
  • PIAA To Move Forward With Fall Sports As Scheduled

    PIAA To Move Forward With Fall Sports As Scheduled
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The PIAA is moving forward with fall sports as scheduled.
    On Wednesday, the board of directors passed general protocols and sports specific protocols, according to Mike White from our news partner at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette.The board passed the protocols by a 30-2 vote.PIAA will go forward with fall sports as scheduled. Board of directors just passed, 30-2, general protocols and sports specific protocols. But list of protocols have not been released to media.
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  • Man Accused In Murders Of 2 Men To Undergo More Psychiatric Testing

    Man Accused In Murders Of 2 Men To Undergo More Psychiatric Testing
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The case against a man accused in two local murders has been postponed after he was declared legally incompetent to stand trial.
    The Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office tells KDKA the delay is so the suspect, Adam Rosenberg, can receive more psychiatric tests.
    (Photo Credit: Allegheny County Police)
    Rosenberg is accused in the death of Christian Moore-Rouse last December and Jeremy Dentel in February.
    Police say they found Moore-Rouse’s body buried i
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  • Pittsburgh Steelers Place Justin Layne On Reserve/COVID-19 List

    Pittsburgh Steelers Place Justin Layne On Reserve/COVID-19 List
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Steelers have placed Justin Layne on the NFL’s reserve/COVID-19 list.The Steelers announced the news on Wednesday. The NFL says the list was created for a player who either tests positive for coronavirus or who has been quarantined after having been in close contact with an infected person or persons.
    We have placed CB Justin Layne on the reserve/COVID-19 list.https://t.co/8zGeBX0W5H
    — Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) July 29, 2020The cornerbac
  • Port Authority: 3 More Employees Test Positive For Coronavirus

    Port Authority: 3 More Employees Test Positive For Coronavirus
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Port Authority says three more of their employees have tested positive for coronavirus.
    A total of 32 employees have now tested positive.
    Two of the new cases are bus drivers.
    One works at the garage in Collier Township, the other works at the one in Ross Township.
    They both tested positive on July 27.
    The Collier employee last worked on July 23, and the Ross employee on July 8.
    The third new case is a maintenance worker at South Hills Junction.
    This worker tested p
  • Moderna Says Coronavirus Vaccine Trials Are Going Well, Looking For More Volunteers

    Moderna Says Coronavirus Vaccine Trials Are Going Well, Looking For More Volunteers
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Moderna says tests of its experimental Coronavirus vaccine are going well.
    Researchers believe this particular type of vaccine could eventually protect people against severe cases of COVID-19 as well as reduce the risk of passing it on to other people.
    Moderna is currently testing the vaccine on monkeys and is moving onto phase three of testing, which will allow tests on humans.
    Pittsburgh is a test site for the Moderna vaccine, and researchers are currently looking for
  • Police: Vehicle Hits Penn Hills House, Strikes Gas Meter

    Police: Vehicle Hits Penn Hills House, Strikes Gas Meter
    PENN HILLS (KDKA) — Crews are on the scene of a vehicle accident in Penn Hills.Officials say they were called for a vehicle in a structure report on the 400 block of Hulton Road around 3 p.m. When crews arrived to the scene, they found that a vehicle stuck a house and hit the gas meter. All people who had been inside the vehicle were out of the vehicle by the time crews arrived.Fire units are assisting Penn Hills Police in their investigation.
  • U.S. Attorney Indicts 8 Pittsburgh Protesters For ‘Criminal Activity’ During May 30 Downtown Demonstrations

    U.S. Attorney Indicts 8 Pittsburgh Protesters For ‘Criminal Activity’ During May 30 Downtown Demonstrations
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Eight Pittsburgh protesters who were involved in the May 30 demonstrations in downtown Pittsburgh have been criminally indicted, according to U.S. Attorney Scott Brady’s office.The people indicted include 31-year-old George Allen of Pittsburgh, 25-year-old Nicholas Lucia of Pittsburgh, 25-year-old Andrew Augustyniak-Duncan of Carnegie, 24-year-old Raekwon Dac Blankenship of Pittsburgh, 24-year-old Devin Montgomery of Pittsburgh, 22-year-old Da’Jon Lengyel of
  • The Forgotten Fight Against COVID-19: Are You Protecting Your Phone?

    The Forgotten Fight Against COVID-19: Are You Protecting Your Phone?
    (CBS Local)- In the last few months, COVID-19 has drastically changed our norms. While everyone is social distancing, masking up and wiping down every door knob in a three-mile-radius, what about the germ magnets we all keep glued to our finger tips; our cell phones.
    Cell phones have always been a haven for germs, in fact the average cell phone contains eight to ten times as many germs as a toilet seat. As we face this invisible enemy how can we take steps to keep our phones as sterile as possib
  • Kohl’s To Close All Stores On Thanksgiving

    Kohl’s To Close All Stores On Thanksgiving
    MENOMONEE, Wi. (KDKA) — Kohl’s is joining a growing list of chain retail companies deciding to close stores for Thanksgiving this year.The company said in a press release that it is expecting customers to shop earlier as well as more online sales due to the Coronavirus pandemic, prompting their decision to close on Thanksgiving.“The holiday season is when Kohl’s shines brightest, and as we move into the holiday season of this very unusual year, we are adapting our plans i
  • Pittsburgh Police Investigate After Two Bodies Found In Hazelwood Residence

    Pittsburgh Police Investigate After Two Bodies Found In Hazelwood Residence
    HAZELWOOD (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police are investigating after they discovered two bodies at a residence in Hazelwood.Pittsburgh Police, firefighters and EMS personnel were called to the 300 block of Flowers Avenue around 10 a.m. for a report of two deceased people inside the residence.A family member took medics, firefighters and police to where a dead man and woman were in the house. Police say the family member had been checking in on the man and woman when they made the discovery and cal
  • Pittsburgh Police Investigate After 2 Bodies Found In Hazelwood Home

    Pittsburgh Police Investigate After 2 Bodies Found In Hazelwood Home
    HAZELWOOD (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police are investigating after they discovered two bodies at a residence in Hazelwood.Pittsburgh Police, firefighters and EMS personnel were called to the 300 block of Flowers Avenue around 10 a.m. for a report of two deceased people inside the residence.A family member took medics, firefighters and police to where a dead man and woman were in the house. Police say the family member had been checking in on the man and woman when they made the discovery and cal
  • City Of McKeesport Police Searching For Missing, Endangered 29-Year-Old Andrew Bucy

    City Of McKeesport Police Searching For Missing, Endangered 29-Year-Old Andrew Bucy
    MCKEESPORT (KDKA) — City of McKeesport Police are searching for a missing and endangered 29-year-old man.(Photo Credit: City of McKeesport Police Facebook)
    Andrew Bucy is described as a white man and is 6’2 tall. He was last seen July 24 around 1 p.m. on the 500 block of Evans Avenue in McKeesport.Bucy is considered to be endangered by police and has not been on his medication. Anyone with details about his whereabouts is asked to call the City of McKeesport Police Department at 412-
  • UEFA Champions, Europa League TV Schedule: How To Watch, Match Schedule & Times

    UEFA Champions, Europa League TV Schedule: How To Watch, Match Schedule & Times
    (CBS Local)- CBS Sports announced its broadcast schedule for the upcoming return of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday. Europe’s top-flight club competition has been on pause since April due to the coronavirus pandemic.
    Now, the competition is set to return on August 5 with the Round of 16 games for the Europa League beginning with Shaktar Donetsk taking on VfL Wolfsburg and Copenhagen battling Istanbul Basaksehir. Then, the Champions League returns on August 7 with Round of 16 play be
  • Pa. Health Dept.: 834 More Coronavirus Cases Brings Statewide Total To Over 110,000

    Pa. Health Dept.: 834 More Coronavirus Cases Brings Statewide Total To Over 110,000
    HARRISBURG (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 834 new cases of Coronavirus on Wednesday, in addition to 16 more deaths.
    The statewide total number of cases has risen to 110,218 since Tuesday’s report.
    The Health Department says all 67 counties in Pennsylvania have had cases of COVID-19. Current patients are either in isolation at home or being treated at the hospital.
    Allegheny County is reporting an increase of 125 cases and five more deaths, and Philadelphi
  • Violent Offender Wanted For Rape Turns Himself In To Pittsburgh Police

    Violent Offender Wanted For Rape Turns Himself In To Pittsburgh Police
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police say a violent offender accused of rape has turned himself in to Pittsburgh Police.
    Michael Cooper, 48, is facing five charges including rape, sexual assault, recklessly endangering another person, indecent assault and indecent exposure. He is in the Allegheny County Jail.
    UPDATE:Michael Cooper has turned himself in to police.He faces five charges including:Rape, Sexual Assault, Recklessly Endangering Another Person, Indecent Assault, and Indecent Expos
  • Separate Dirt Bike Crashes In Hill District Leave 1 Man Dead, Another Hurt

    Separate Dirt Bike Crashes In Hill District Leave 1 Man Dead, Another Hurt
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police are investigating two different dirt bike crashes in the Hill District.
    One killed a 32-year-old man.The crash happened at Milwaukee Street and Bryn Mawr Road around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.
    The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office says Derelle Williams died an hour after the crash.
    Just hours later, a Pittsburgh police officer witnessed the second crash around 10 p.m.
    The officer saw the driver hit a parked car at the intersection of Reed and El
  • Pittsburgh Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Man Accused Of Destroying Police Vehicles In Downtown Protest

    Pittsburgh Police Seek Public’s Help Identifying Man Accused Of Destroying Police Vehicles In Downtown Protest
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man accused of destroyed two police vehicles during downtown protests on May 30.
    Police suspect he was involved in destroying both a marked police vehicle and an unmarked police vehicle.Police say he was wearing white medical mask underneath a black and red bandana as well as a denim jacket, blue jeans, Pirates hat, black leather gloves, New Balance shoes, and an army green backpack.Anyone with infor
  • Man Wanted In Deadly Shooting Turns Himself In To Pittsburgh Police

    Man Wanted In Deadly Shooting Turns Himself In To Pittsburgh Police
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police say a man wanted in a deadly shooting from last week has turned himself in.
    Montez Freeman has turned himself in to police.He is charged with Criminal Homicide and Persons Not to Possess.He is currently being housed in Allegheny County Jail.
    — Pittsburgh Police (@PghPolice) July 29, 2020
    Montez Freeman is accused of murdering Clinton Miller on July 22. Miller was found on the 80 block of Knox Avenue with a gunshot wound to the stomach.Police obta
  • Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports 125 New Coronavirus Cases And 5 More Deaths

    Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports 125 New Coronavirus Cases And 5 More Deaths
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Allegheny County Health Department is reporting 125 new Coronavirus cases Wednesday out of 1,310 test results, and five additional deaths.
    Of the 125 cases reported in the past 24 hours, 122 are confirmed cases and three are probable.
    The county-wide total number of cases now stands at 7,718 since March 14.
    New cases range in age from 1 to 98 years with a median age of 52 years, the Health Department says. The date of positive tests ranged from July 8 through July 2
  • PTL Links: July 29, 2020

    PTL Links: July 29, 2020
    Visit the links below for more on today’s guests & topics:Rania’s Catering
    Rania’s Recipes
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    David’s Christmas Cocktail Recipe
    The Pompeani’s Christmas Cookies
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    CDC Information on Coronavirus
    Pa. Health Dept. Information on Coronavirus
    Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Information on Coronavirus
    CCI Puppy Cam!
    PTL Puppy Penguin on Facebook
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  • Cooking With The Crew: Lisa Pompeani’s Butterball Cookies!

    Cooking With The Crew: Lisa Pompeani’s Butterball Cookies!
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Celina Pompeani is Cooking With The Crew for Christmas in July with her mom’s Butterball Cookie recipe!
    Lisa Pompeani’s Butterball Cookies
    • 2 cups of softened butter (1 pound)• 1 cup of confectioner’s/powdered sugar• 2 teaspoons of vanilla• Mix these three ingredients first• Add 4 1/2 cups of flour• 1/2 teaspoon of salt• Add these two ingredients into the mixture• Add 1 1/2 cups of finely chopped walnuts• M
  • Cooking With The Crew: David’s Candy Cane Cocktail Recipe

    Cooking With The Crew: David’s Candy Cane Cocktail Recipe
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — David Highfield is making Candy Cane cocktails for our Christmas in July celebration!
    Candy Cane(Peppermint White Russian)
    Ingredients:1 part Kahlua
    1 part Vodka
    1 part Peppermint Schnapps
    1 part Half and HalfDirections:
    Fill glass with icePour in ingredientsGarnish with candy canes
    Santa-Politans(Like a Cosmopolitan but jazzed up holiday style)
    Ingredients:2 parts Vodka
    2 parts Cranberry Juice
    1 part Cointreau
    Frozen Cranberries
    Lime
    Sugar
    RosemaryDirections:
    1. Rim a
  • Cooking With Rania: Antipasto With Scallops And Prosciutto

    Cooking With Rania: Antipasto With Scallops And Prosciutto
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Rania Harris, of Rania’s Catering, is making Antipasto with Scallops and Prosciutto for our Christmas in July celebration!
    Antipasto with Scallops and Prosciutto
    Ingredients:1 – 16 oz can artichoke hearts – drained
    2-3 large red peppers – roasted and sliced
    3 cloves garlic – chopped
    1/3 cup olive oil
    4 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
    1 head Boston or Bibb lettuce
    10 green onions – trimmed and left whole
    1 ½ pounds marinated grille
  • Money Monday: Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft

    Money Monday: Protecting Yourself From Identity Theft
    Pittsburgh Today Live's David Highfield talks with Hefren-Tillotson Certified Financial Planner Corey Utz on the best ways to protect yourself from identity theft.
  • Money Monday Unemployment

    Money Monday Unemployment
    Pittsburgh Today Live's David Highfield talks to Hefren-Tillotson Senior VP Jayme Meredith about the staggering unemployment numbers and how to find work.
  • Crash Closes Portion Of Route 8 In Shaler

    Crash Closes Portion Of Route 8 In Shaler
    SHALER TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – A crash has shut down a portion of Route 8 in Shaler Township.
    According to Shaler Township Police, the crash has shut down Route 8 at Spencer Lane Extension (Glenshaw Crossing).They are asking motorists to use Butler Plank Road and Mt. Royal as an alternate route.It is not known at this time if there were any injuries due to the crash.Stay With KDKA.com For More Details
  • ‘Lena Waithe Brings A Truthful Voice For Black Women & Black People’: Yolonda Ross On Season 3 Of Showtime’s ‘The Chi’

    ‘Lena Waithe Brings A Truthful Voice For Black Women & Black People’: Yolonda Ross On Season 3 Of Showtime’s ‘The Chi’
    (CBS Local)– Season three of “The Chi” on Showtime features many new characters and storylines, but actor Yolonda Ross remains a constant presence.
    RELATED: ‘We Need To Have Diverse Stories’: Ntare Guma Mbaho Mwine On Showtime’s ‘The Chi’
    Ross’s character Jada is on a journey of self-discovery this season with her love life and identity, while she also is taking care of her son Emmett and his family. This season has addressed a lot of we
  • Penn Hills School District To Split Students Between In-Person And Remote Learning

    Penn Hills School District To Split Students Between In-Person And Remote Learning
    PENN HILLS (KDKA) – Students in the Penn Hills School District will be splitting time between in-person learning and learning online.According to the district’s tentative plan, the students will be split into two separate groups.One group would be in class on Mondays and Tuesdays while the other would be learning from home.The groups would then switch that schedule on Thursdays and Fridays.Both groups would be learning from home on Wednesdays.This plan would be in place for at least
  • New Kensington-Arnold School District To Send Reopening Plan To Department Of Health

    New Kensington-Arnold School District To Send Reopening Plan To Department Of Health
    NEW KENSINGTON (KDKA) – In a draft of the New Kensington-Arnold School District’s health and safety plan, the district says they are planning to reopen and bring back all students and staff with safety guidelines in place.The district is planning to send the plan to the Pennsylvania Department of Health.In the plan, they include social distancing and face-covering requirements for everyone. They are also providing families the option to opt-out of having their children return to scho
  • Carlynton School District Preparing For Virtual Classes To Start The School Year

    Carlynton School District Preparing For Virtual Classes To Start The School Year
    ROSLYN FARMS, Pa. – In the Carlynton High School, cafeteria milk crate after milk crate sits atop lunch tables.
    No longer the carrier of their namesake these crates are filled with hundreds of small laptop computers. Dormant now, they will be the critical connection between students and school when the virtual school bell rings in just a few weeks.Driven by COVID-19 caution Carlynton has decided to hold off on bringing students back into its buildings.Superintendent Dr. John Kreider says t
  • Pittsburgh Weather: Sunshine And Warm Temperatures On Wednesday

    Pittsburgh Weather: Sunshine And Warm Temperatures On Wednesday
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Generous amounts of sun is expected for most of the day on Wednesday and high will be back in the upper 80s.WEATHER LINKS:Current Conditions | School Delays & Closings | Local Radar | Weather App | Photos
    While most of the day will be dry, there will be a passing storm chance for places north of I-80.Photo Credit: KDKA Weather Center
    In fact, those communities north of I-80 are under a marginal, level one out of five, five being the highest risk, risk of seeing seve
  • Plum School District Delays Start Of The School Year Due To Coronavirus Concerns

    Plum School District Delays Start Of The School Year Due To Coronavirus Concerns
    PLUM BOROUGH (KDKA) – Plum School District has decided to delay the start of the school year due to their concerns over the coronavirus.Students will now return to classes on Wednesday, September 2.In a letter sent to parents, the district says their main priority is the health and well-being of students and staff.The district says the delay will allow them to better monitor the spread of the virus in the area, permit families to take vacations without fear of having to follow the state&rs
  • Sizzling out: Shiloh Grill on Mount Washington closes with a final Bacon Night

    Sizzling out: Shiloh Grill on Mount Washington closes with a final Bacon Night
    The Shiloh Grill is the latest high-profile COVID-19 restaurant casualty.
  • Water Main Break Shuts Down One Lane Of Library Road

    Water Main Break Shuts Down One Lane Of Library Road
    BETHEL PARK (KDKA) – Bethel Park Police confirm the northbound lane of Library Road (Route 88) has been shut down due to a water main break.The call came in just after 4:00 a.m. and the water has been shut off.Traffic is being diverted to Stoltz Road while debris is being cleaned off the road.Repair crews are on their way to the scene.Stay With KDKA.com For More Details
  • One Person Killed In Single Vehicle Crash On State Route 980

    One Person Killed In Single Vehicle Crash On State Route 980
    CECIL TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – One person is dead after a single-vehicle crash on State Route 980 in Cecil Township.According to Washington County Dispatch, the crash occurred just after 3:00 a.m. between Laurel Hill Road and Taylor Drive.No other injuries were reported in the crash.State Route 980 is still closed.Stay With KDKA.com For More Details
  • Pittsburgh Public Schools Holding Virtual Hearing Regarding School Reopening

    Pittsburgh Public Schools Holding Virtual Hearing Regarding School Reopening
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Parents in the Pittsburgh Public Schools District can tune into a special hearing for public comment online today at 5:30 p.m.
    Registration to attend the event is closed but a link to the event’s live stream can be found on Pittsburgh Public Schools’ website.
    The meeting will give parents a clearer picture of what learning will look like in the fall semester.School leaders will also vote on Friday for the school reopening plan.“I never want to lose a s
  • Pa. Department Of Health: Preliminary Data Shows 1% Decrease In Overdose Deaths In 2019

    Pa. Department Of Health: Preliminary Data Shows 1% Decrease In Overdose Deaths In 2019
    HARRISBURG (KDKA) – According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, overdose deaths were down across Pennsylvania in 2019.The preliminary data showed 1.7% fewer deaths from 2018 to 2019 and more than 19% fewer deaths since 2017.“The preliminary data shows that drug-related overdose deaths decreased slightly in Pennsylvania in 2019,” Dr. Rachel Levine said. “Amid a national pandemic, we must continue to realize that the opioid crisis has not gone away. Anyone with a su
  • Serra Catholic High School Students Will Return To The Classroom For Fall Semester

    Serra Catholic High School Students Will Return To The Classroom For Fall Semester
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Serra Catholic High School Students will be returning to the classroom full-time when the fall semester begins.Parents received a letter regarding the plan, saying they will follow guidelines set by the Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Department of Health, and the CDC.“In regard to the COVID Pandemic and all relating factors, I am pleased to announce that Serra Catholic is moving forward with a plan to open fully and safely, beginning August 26, 2020,
  • Dirt Bike Collides With Parked Car, Rider Transported To Hospital

    Dirt Bike Collides With Parked Car, Rider Transported To Hospital
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A man was taken to the hospital in serious, but non-life-threatening condition after he collided with a parked car while riding his dirt bike.According to Pittsburgh Police, officers were responding to separate call on Reed Street and Elmore Street just before 10:00 on Tuesday night when they saw the man crash into a parked car.EMS responded to the accident and transported him to the hospital.
  • 2020 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp Preview: Special Teams

    2020 Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp Preview: Special Teams
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Following a tough 2018 season, making just 65% of his field goals, kicker Chris Boswell will come back in 2020 coming off a 2019 season where he converted a career-best 29 of 31 field goals. The sixth-year man will lead the Steelers’ special teams’ group this fall.
    Heading into camp, the Steelers have five specialists occupying a roster spot:
    PlacekickerChris Boswell, 6th Season
    PunterCorliss Waitman, Rookie (South Alabama)Jordan Berry, 6th Season
    Long Snapp
  • ‘Family Forever:’ Pirates Launch Initiative To Support Local Small Businesses

    ‘Family Forever:’ Pirates Launch Initiative To Support Local Small Businesses
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Pirates are launching an initiative to support small businesses as part of their “Family Forever” campaign.For nine days each, the team will be featuring North Shore Tavern, RS Supply, Wagsburgh, Priory Fine Pastries, Jerry’s Pizzeria, and the New Pittsburgh Courier on social media, online, and during games.
    “We have said it before and we truly mean it, as Pittsburghers we take pride in building each other up and helping where we c
  • WVU Extends Deadline For Students To Pay Fall Semester Charges

    WVU Extends Deadline For Students To Pay Fall Semester Charges
    MORGANTOWN, W. Va (KDKA) – West Virginia University students will have an extra month to pay certain fall charges.The payment deadline for students has moved from August 1 until September 1.The university has already delayed move-in day for the Morgantown campus by one week to August 22.Classes will start on August 26.Students returning to campus will be required to get a COVID test.
  • Frazier’s 8th Inning Home Run Helps Lift Pirates Past Brewers 8-6

    Frazier’s 8th Inning Home Run Helps Lift Pirates Past Brewers 8-6
    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Frazier hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied for an 8-6 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Tuesday night.
    A day after blowing a four-run lead in the ninth in what became an 11-inning loss, Pittsburgh delivered a bit of payback thanks to a shaky performance by the Milwaukee bullpen.
    “That’s why you take this job, fun nights like that,” first-year Pirates manager Derek Shelton said. “Really
  • Shiloh Grill, A Beloved Mt. Washington Restaurant, Closes

    Shiloh Grill, A Beloved Mt. Washington Restaurant, Closes
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There’s a new push by some state lawmakers to ease coronavirus restrictions on restaurants and bars.
    The goal is to help small business owners stay in business. But for some, it’s already too late.
    The well-known Shiloh Grill on Mt. Washington closed on Tuesday at the end of service. The owners say the cost of doing business during the coronavirus pandemic became too steep.
    “It’s such a shame that they’re closing,” said patron William

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