• Man Charged With Corpse Abuse After Allegedly Running Unlicensed Funeral Business

    Man Charged With Corpse Abuse After Allegedly Running Unlicensed Funeral Business
    TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of running unlicensed funeral operations has been indicted on corpse abuse and other charges weeks after authorities removed two bodies from a Columbus building that prosecutors allege he used for makeshift funeral services.
    Shawnte Hardin is charged with 37 counts, mostly felonies. They include representing himself as a funeral director while unlicensed, tampering with records, theft, passing bad checks, identity fraud and engaging in a pattern of c
  • ‘I Was Terrified:’ Woman Recalls Stranger Following Her Car For Miles

    ‘I Was Terrified:’ Woman Recalls Stranger Following Her Car For Miles
    By: Erika Stanish
    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KDKA) – A Washington County woman is warning other drivers to be aware of their surroundings after she says she was followed by a man she didn’t know or recognize.
    Kodi Cimani said she was delivering food to her aunt on Thanksgiving when a man suddenly pulled up right behind her near the Washington Mall.
    “They were high beaming me and I’m like, ‘What does this person want?’” Cimani said.
    Cimani said that’s when
  • Domestic Incident Inside Of The Mall At Robinson Leads To Chaotic Scene

    Domestic Incident Inside Of The Mall At Robinson Leads To Chaotic Scene
    By: Erika Stanish
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – “We immediately saw pandemonium and panic from other people. They were screaming, I did hear, ‘run, run, everyone just run.’ We automatically assumed the worst.”That quote from Robert Betters recalled a panicked scene at the Mall At Robinson after there were reports of shots fired just before 7:00 on Saturday night.However, police have told KDKA that reports of shots fired were “totally unfounded.”It was a hectic sce
  • Mountaineers Become Bowl-Eligible With 34-28 Win Over Kansas

    Mountaineers Become Bowl-Eligible With 34-28 Win Over Kansas
    LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Jarret Doege threw for 170 yards and three touchdowns, Leddie Brown ran for 156 yards and another score, and West Virginia held on to beat Kansas 34-28 on Saturday night and make the Mountaineers bowl-eligible.
    Winston Wright Jr. had two TD catches and Tony Mathis Jr. added 118 yards rushing for the Mountaineers (6-6, 4-5 Big 12), who also got two picks in the end zone from Josh Chandler-Semedo in beating the Jayhawks for the eighth straight time.
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  • Pitt Wraps Up First 10-Win Season Since 1981, Beat Syracuse 31-14

    Pitt Wraps Up First 10-Win Season Since 1981, Beat Syracuse 31-14
    SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Kenny Pickett threw for four touchdowns to break the Pittsburgh school record for scoring passes in a season, and the 20th-ranked Panthers beat Syracuse 31-14 on Saturday night.
    Pittsburgh (10-2, 6-1 Atlantic Coast Conference, CFP No. 20) won its fourth straight and finished the regular season 5-0 on the road. It’s the Panthers’ first 10-win season since 1981.
    Pickett connected with tailback Rodney Hammond Jr. and wideout Jordan Addison in the second quart
  • Allen Makes 47 Saves, Penguins Lose To Montreal 6-3

    Allen Makes 47 Saves, Penguins Lose To Montreal 6-3
    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Montreal Canadiens scored five third-period goals and ended a lengthy road drought with a 6-3 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night.
    Josh Anderson scored two empty-netters in the third period and Tyler Toffoli added another. Christian Dvorak and Artturi Lehkonen also scored in the final 20 minutes for the Canadiens, who snapped a seven-game road slide and a two-game losing streak.
    Jonathan Drouin scored his third goal in the second period for Montreal, an
  • Man found shot inside vehicle in Stowe

    Man found shot inside vehicle in Stowe
    Allegheny County Police are investigating after a man was found shot inside a vehicle in Stowe.
  • One Person Killed In Shooting In Stowe Township

    One Person Killed In Shooting In Stowe Township
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    STOWE TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – A man was found shot to death in a car in Stowe Township on Saturday night.County 911 received a call of a suspicious vehicle in Spencer Alley and McCoy Road.Once they arrived to check out the scene, they found a man inside the car had been shot to death.Allegheny County Police homicide detectives are investigating.Anyone with information is being asked to call the County Police Tip Line at 1-833-ALL-TIPS.Stay With KDKA.com For More Details
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  • Kenny Pickett Passes Dan Marino For Single Season Passing Touchdown Record

    Kenny Pickett Passes Dan Marino For Single Season Passing Touchdown Record
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    SYRACUSE (KDKA) – Move over, Dan Marino, there’s a new quarterback atop the record books in Oakland these days.Kenny Pickett’s record-setting season just keeps rolling on and now he sits all alone in the top spot of most passing touchdowns in a single season with 38.Pickett’s touchdown pass to Jordan Addison in the second quarter of the regular-season finale against Syracuse.
    Kenny Pickett. The People's Heisman.
    That's a @HeismanTrophy throw and a @
  • Clifford’s Three Touchdown Passes Not Enough For Penn State, Losing 30-27 To Michigan State

    Clifford’s Three Touchdown Passes Not Enough For Penn State, Losing 30-27 To Michigan State
    EAST LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Payton Thorne threw two touchdown passes and ran for another to lead No. 12 Michigan State to a 30-27 victory over Penn State on Saturday.
    Kennett Walker III rushed for 138 yards and a touchdown on 30 carries as the Spartans (10-2, 7-2 Big Ten) bounced back from last week’s 56-7 loss to Ohio State. Michigan State finished undefeated at home for the first time since 2015.
    Sean Clifford threw three touchdown passes, two to Jahan Dotson, for the Nittany Lions
  • Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership’s Elf Hunt Offers Big Prizes For Shoppers

    Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership’s Elf Hunt Offers Big Prizes For Shoppers
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Black Friday is behind us, but that doesn’t mean the deal-hunting has stopped downtown.Adding to all the shopping in downtown Pittsburgh, the Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership has added a fun competition to all the madness – an elf hunt!It spanned across 22 retailers in the downtown area and shoppers could find the elf, scan a QR code with their phones and then enter for a chance to win up to $10,000.The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership s
  • Najee Harris Spends Thanksgiving With Head Coach Mike Tomlin

    Najee Harris Spends Thanksgiving With Head Coach Mike Tomlin
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – On Sundays, Steelers’ Head Coach Mike Tomlin hopes rookie running back Najee Harris feasts on opposing defenses but on Thanksgiving Day, he invited the young runner to feast on turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes.In speaking with reporters on Friday, Najee said he spent the holiday at his head coach’s home.
    Najee Harris did Thanksgiving with the Tomlins, and he didn’t have to bring a dish. pic.twitter.com/FQi51QSQUL
    — Bro
  • North Beaver Township Lays Patrol Corporal Wayne Ramsey To Rest

    North Beaver Township Lays Patrol Corporal Wayne Ramsey To Rest
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    NEW CASTLE (KDKA) – First responders in North Beaver Township came together to say their goodbyes to one of their own today.The North Beaver Township Police Department’s Patrol Corporal Wayne Allen Ramsay died of a COVID-19 related illness on November 16.Ramsay had been with the department for 15 years and was also with the Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department for 12 years.Services were held on Saturday morning, along with a procession to the cemetery wit
  • Shaler Township Police Warning Residents Of String Of Car Break-Ins

    Shaler Township Police Warning Residents Of String Of Car Break-Ins
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    SHALER TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – Residents in Shaler Township have fallen victim to a string of thefts.Shaler Township Police are now warning everyone of thefts from vehicles.The thefts have taken place on Thursday and Friday during the early morning hours.Police have said they have received reports of individuals trying to open car doors in an attempt to find unlocked cars.They are reminding residents to obviously lock their car doors, remove any valuables from the vehicle
  • Longtime Ohio Attorney Accused Of Human Trafficking Dies

    Longtime Ohio Attorney Accused Of Human Trafficking Dies
    PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (AP) — A veteran attorney from southern Ohio who was charged last year with human trafficking involving six women — most, former clients — has died, according to published reports.
    Michael Mearan had been taken to a hospital on Wednesday and died there Friday from undisclosed “health complications,” according to his attorney, Michael Siewert. A cause of death has not yet been determined for Mearan, 75, who suffered from diabetes and congestive heart
  • Steelers Cornerback Joe Haden To Miss Cincinnati Bengals Game

    Steelers Cornerback Joe Haden To Miss Cincinnati Bengals Game
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Steelers cornerback Joe Haden will miss tomorrow’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals.
    The Steelers Director of Communications Burt Lauten tweeted the news Saturday afternoon.#Steelers CB Joe Haden (foot) has been downgraded to OUT for tomorrow’s game at Cincinnati.
    — Burt Lauten (@SteelersPRBurt) November 27, 2021Haden suffered a foot injury during a home game against the Detroit Lions earlier this month.He was expected to retu
  • Disease Management Areas Expanded After Chronic Wasting Disease Detected In Jefferson County

    Disease Management Areas Expanded After Chronic Wasting Disease Detected In Jefferson County
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    JEFFERSON COUNTY (KDKA) — Last week, the Pennsylvania Game Commission expanded its disease management areas.
    A deer was killed on a road in Jefferson County turned out to have chronic wasting disease.
    Because of that they’ve expanded D-M-A 3 and created a sixth area.Hunters who harvest deer in those areas have to follow certain rules to prevent spreading the disease.
    The game commission says the infected deer was found within two miles of the state’s elk
  • Young Man Who Was Accidentally Invited To ‘Grandma’s’ Thanksgiving As A Teen Celebrates 6th Year Of Dinner Together

    Young Man Who Was Accidentally Invited To ‘Grandma’s’ Thanksgiving As A Teen Celebrates 6th Year Of Dinner Together
    (CNN) — After an accidental Thanksgiving invite in 2016 introduced Jamal Hinton and Wanda Dench, they celebrated yet again.
    Thursday marked the sixth year the pair celebrated the holiday together. Hinton shared a photo on Twitter, writing “Thanksgiving 2021.”
    The two first met in 2016 when Dench, from Mesa, Az., sent a text inviting Hinton over for dinner. It was meant for her grandson, who had changed his phone number. Instead, Hinton, who was 17 at the time, got the message w
  • Klavon’s Plans To Expand To Cleveland, Serving Up Free Ice Cream Scoops For 1 Day To Celebrate

    Klavon’s Plans To Expand To Cleveland, Serving Up Free Ice Cream Scoops For 1 Day To Celebrate
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    STRIP DISTRICT (KDKA) — Klavon’s has been in the Strip District for years, but the ice cream parlor will not be exclusive to Pittsburgh for much longer.Klavon’s announced earlier this week that it is franchising and plans to expand locations on a national scale, starting in Cleveland.There’s been no official opening date or specific address announced for the new Cleveland store in the works.“The goal is to share the same atmosphere, delicious
  • Columbus, Ohio Tallies Record Number Of Homicides For Second Straight Year

    Columbus, Ohio Tallies Record Number Of Homicides For Second Straight Year
    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio’s capital city has tallied a record number of homicides for the second straight year, with several killings reported in Columbus in this week alone.
    The fatal shooting of a man on Friday afternoon in a neighborhood on the city’s south side marked the 179th homicide in Columbus this year, The Columbus Dispatch reported. A drive-by shooting in an east side subdivision had killed a teenager two days earlier.
    With those deaths, and a month still left on t
  • Local Businesses Hope Small Business Saturday Will Help Recovery From Pandemic Losses

    Local Businesses Hope Small Business Saturday Will Help Recovery From Pandemic Losses
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Black Friday is the biggest shopping holiday of the year, but today shoppers are set to spend money at their favorite mom and pop shops.
    Small Business Saturday highlights the local stores that help keep the economy moving.
    Small businesses have high hopes this year since many people say the pandemic strengthened their loyalties to small businesses.
    And experts say they won’t be holding back on spending money.
    A Lending Tree survey points out that nearly 50% of sh
  • Hey Ray! How To Watch Out For Black Ice

    Hey Ray! How To Watch Out For Black Ice
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — This is the time of year where road conditions can get slick, but some dangerous conditions are not as obvious as others.Today we are talking about black ice.
    Meteorologically, I know what ice is and how it forms, but I think this time, we should talk with Leo Waldenback, he’s the head of growth at Zutobi, which is a company that sort of “gamified” driver’s education to keep students engaged in learning the rules and safety concerns of driving wh
  • Man And Woman Recovering After Being Shot In Knoxville

    Man And Woman Recovering After Being Shot In Knoxville
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Two people were shot late last night in the city’s Knoxville neighborhood.
    It happened a little after 10 p.m. last night near Amanda Avenue and Bausman Street.
    Police say a woman was shot in the leg, and a man was shot in the foot.
    They say the woman was taken to the hospital where she’s expected to recover.
    The man refused to go to the hospital for his injury.
    No arrests have been made at this time.
  • Police: Man Arrives At Hospital With Gunshot Wounds To His Face After Overnight Shooting

    Police: Man Arrives At Hospital With Gunshot Wounds To His Face After Overnight Shooting
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police are investigating an overnight shooting in Bedford Dwellings.Police arrived at the 2400 block of Bedford Avenue for reports of shots fired.While investigating, they learned the male victim had shown up at a hospital around midnight with gunshot wounds to his face and back.He is in stable condition and is expected to survive.
  • Pittsburgh Weather: Cold Temperatures Today, Snow Expected Overnight

    Pittsburgh Weather: Cold Temperatures Today, Snow Expected Overnight
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — We are off to a frigid start with lows in the low to mid 20s and even some places feeling in the teens!Remember, if it’s too cold for you, it’s too cold for your pets — so bring them inside!If you are heading out today to go hunting or shop for Small Business Saturday, it’ll be dry with sunshine but temperatures only in the upper 30s.Snow arrives overnight tonight and as warm air from the south moves in, it’ll switch snow showers to a littl
  • 18-Year-Old Accused Of Sending Inappropriate Photos On Snapchat To Teenage Girl In Custody

    18-Year-Old Accused Of Sending Inappropriate Photos On Snapchat To Teenage Girl In Custody
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — An 18-year-old accused of sending inappropriate photos on Snapchat to a 15-year-old girl is now in custody.
    Police say Jake Alexander Starek is now in custody. He is also accused of trying to get the girl to send him nude photos, authorities say.
    Starek, a student at Seton Hill University in Greensburg, is facing a felony charge of unlawful contact with a minor, among other charges.
  • Know The Score: November 26, 2021

    Know The Score: November 26, 2021
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA/AP) — It doesn’t get any bigger than high school football in western Pennsylvania.
    We’re committed to bringing you the best team coverage in the region.
    After the games, you can find all the latest scores right here!
    SEARCH FOR YOUR TEAM’S SCORE:
    PIAA
    Class 1A
    Quarterfinal
    Bishop Canevin 42, Our Lady Of Sacred Heart 7
    Bishop Guilfoyle 24, Juniata Valley 21
    Redbank Valley 21, Northern Bedford 14
    Class 2A
    Quarterfinal
    Farrell 30, Karns City 12
    Northern Lehi
  • Jarry, Pens Keep Isles Winless In New Arena, 1-0

    Jarry, Pens Keep Isles Winless In New Arena, 1-0
    NEW YORK (AP) — Tristan Jarry made 25 saves, Kasperi Kapanen scored in the second period and the Pittsburgh Penguins kept the depleted New York Islanders winless at their new arena with a 1-0 victory Friday night.
    Pittsburgh won its fifth straight, with Jarry driving the hot streak. His shaky play cost the Penguins in a six-game first-round playoff loss to the Islanders in May, but he’s allowed two goals over his last five starts and is 5-1-1 on the road this season.
    Kapanen took a p
  • More Than $3,000 Worth Of iPhones Stolen From Store In Pennsylvania

    More Than $3,000 Worth Of iPhones Stolen From Store In Pennsylvania
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff
    LANCASTER COUNTY (KDKA) — Police are looking for two men accused of stealing four iPhones from a store in central Pennsylvania.
    The Manheim Township Police Department says two men entered the T-Mobile store in Lancaster, cut the security cables on four iPhones on display and fled.
    Police say the men got away with $3,229.96 worth of items.
  • Survey: Half Of Americans Plan To Shop On Small Business Saturday

    Survey: Half Of Americans Plan To Shop On Small Business Saturday
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – More Americans than ever say they will spend money at a small neighborhood business on Small Business Saturday.
    It’s the twelfth year of Small Business Saturday, first started by American Express after the great recession of 2008. A recent survey shows that it’s catching on, with almost half of American consumers saying they will spend money at a local small business on Saturday.
    A LendingTree survey of over 2,000 consumers found that 49 percent of Americans

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