• Pa. National Guard is ready for anything, anywhere

    Pa. National Guard is ready for anything, anywhere
    “This has been pretty unique,” said Ray Hyland of the 171st Air Refueling Wing. “We hadn’t talked much about handling global pandemics.”
     
    Members of the Pennsylvania National Guard arrive at Brighton Rehabilitation & Wellness Center on Monday, May 11, 2020, in Brighton, Beaver County.(Andrew Rush/Post-Gazette)
  • Pa. State Police Investigating Fatal South Union Township Shooting

    Pa. State Police Investigating Fatal South Union Township Shooting
    SOUTH UNION TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) — Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a fatal shooting in Fayette County.
    The shooting happened around 4:00 p.m. Sunday afternoon in the parking lot of Long John Silver’s in South Union Township.
    It’s unclear if anyone involved worked at the restaurant along Morgantown Street.
    According to the Herald-Standard, one person was taken in for questioning and was called a ‘possible actor’ by the District Attorney.
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  • Dormont CoronaChoir To Sing Final Socially Distant Performance

    Dormont CoronaChoir To Sing Final Socially Distant Performance
    DORMONT, Pa. (KDKA) — The Dormont CoronaChoir has made the most of their time while socially distancing during the Coronavirus pandemic, but their final performance will be coming soon.
    For more than two months, every  Sunday at 7:00 p.m., neighbors have joined Constantine Kline via Zoom to sing a selection of songs from the last 50 years.
    Kline now announces that May 31 will be the final socially distant singalong and will repeat songs from the first week.
    “I will always rememb
  • Bethel Park To Hold Public Memorial Day Ceremony

    Bethel Park To Hold Public Memorial Day Ceremony
    BETHEL PARK, Pa. (KDKA) — The Memorial Day program being put on in Bethel Park is being condensed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, but community leaders say the sentiment behind it will remain the same.
    They want to honor those who have served and made the ultimate sacrifice for our country.
    The event is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. Monday at the Bethel Presbyterian Church Cemetery on Bethel Church Road.
    The guest speaker will be Pa. State Representative Natalie Mihalek.
    The public is still we
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  • Pittsburgh Police Have Arrest Warrant, Looking For Man Involved in Brookline Shooting

    Pittsburgh Police Have Arrest Warrant, Looking For Man Involved in Brookline Shooting
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police are looking for a McKees Rocks man involved in a shooting that took place Sunday in Brookline.
    According to police, Edward Phillips shot at someone, who is now recovering in the hospital.
    And according to the criminal complaint, he’s also a man police are familiar with.
    Witnesses tell detectives it was an argument between a man and Phillips that led to the shooting on Norwich Avenue in Brookline on Sunday.
    At some point during the argument, polic
  • Veterans Breakfast Club To Host Virtual Memorial Day

    Veterans Breakfast Club To Host Virtual Memorial Day
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Veterans Breakfast Club will host a virtual Memorial Day ceremony Monday morning.
    The event will take place from 10:00 a.m. through 12:00 noon.
    It will honor those who died in service to our country, and highlight the sacrifices of local neighborhoods and municipalities.
    It will feature tributes, music, and photographs from people throughout Western Pennsylvania.
    The event will be streamed online. 
  • Islamic Center Of Pittsburgh Celebrates End Of Ramadan With Drive-Thru Celebration

    Islamic Center Of Pittsburgh Celebrates End Of Ramadan With Drive-Thru Celebration
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Sunday was one of the holiest days of the year on the Islamic calendar — it was the end of Ramadan.
    Eid Al Fitr, the end of the fast, is traditionally celebrated with large gatherings and feasts.
    The Coronavirus has forced Muslims around the world to change plans, including here in Pittsburgh, where they held a drive-thru celebration.
    The Islamic Center hopes to celebrate the holiday in traditional fashion next year.
  • College Graduates Facing Unknown Future With Troubled Economy Amid Coronavirus Pandemic

    College Graduates Facing Unknown Future With Troubled Economy Amid Coronavirus Pandemic
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Class of 2020 continues seeing the residual effects of the pandemic.
    As students walk off their virtual graduation stages, they are walking into a troubled economy.
    “It’s not your textbook case recession that we always teach,” said Risa Kumazawa, Chair if Economics and Finance at Duquesne University.
    “For April, there was a 14.7 percent unemployment rate which is higher than we saw during the great recession.
    With mounting jobless claims, rea
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  • Toll road association: Federal money now will help it become part of recovery effort tomorrow

    Toll road association: Federal money now will help it become part of recovery effort tomorrow
    The International Bridge, Tunnel and Turnpike Association, including the Pennsylvania Turnpike, wants $9.2 billion for dozens of projects.
  • Body Of Missing Fisherman Found In Ambridge

    Body Of Missing Fisherman Found In Ambridge
    AMBRIDGE (KDKA) – The body of Kenneth Robinson has been found.According to the Ohio Township Police, fire and police units in Beaver County were alerted to a body found in the Ohio River and subsequently pulled the body from the river on Saturday night.RELATED STORIES:
    Young Man Who Fell Into Ohio River While Fishing Was Recent Mercyhurst University Graduate
    Body Pulled From Ohio River Near Ambridge-Aliquippa Bridge
    The body has since been identified as Kenneth Robinson.Robinson’s ma
  • Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Officially Launch ‘Zoofari’ Drive-Thru Program

    Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Officially Launch ‘Zoofari’ Drive-Thru Program
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – There’s a new way to visit the Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium during the time of coronavirus.It was packed on Sunday for its first “Zoofari.”It’s a drive-thru tour of the zoo and a way to care for the zoo during the pandemic.“This was something that we came up with as a team effort because we wanted to be able to allow our visitors to experience the zoo given these very difficult times,” said Brittany Balandis. “We wanted the
  • ‘We Have To Remember Them’: National Cemetery Of The Alleghenies Holds Private Memorial Day Ceremony To Honor Fallen Military Members

    ‘We Have To Remember Them’: National Cemetery Of The Alleghenies Holds Private Memorial Day Ceremony To Honor Fallen Military Members
    CECIL TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — By the dawn’s early light, staff from the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies honored those who fought for the broad stripes and bright stars through numerous perilous fights.“I just can’t thank the veterans enough for everything that they do,” visitor Bud Herrod said.Last year about 1,000 visitors gathered for the Memorial Day Ceremony, packing the memorial walk field. With the current pandemic, the cemetery made it a private service to abi
  • Body Found In Monongahela River

    Body Found In Monongahela River
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A body has been found in the middle of the Monongahela River.According to dispatch, the body was found in the river near the area of the 4700 block of East Carson Street.Police, fire, EMS, and river rescue crews were called to the scene around 6:00 p.m.The status of the person that was found is unknown at this time.Stay With KDKA.com For More Details
  • Body Found Dead In Monongahela River

    Body Found Dead In Monongahela River
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A dead body was found in the Monongahela River on Sunday afternoon.Just after 6:00 p.m., Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire was called to an area of the Monongahela River around the 4700 block of East Carson Street when Baldwin Borough requested their help for reports of a possible body in the water.The body of a dead man was located and pulled from the river.It was transported to the boathouse on the North Shore.The cause of death is under investigation by the Allegheny County
  • Pittsburgh Police SWAT Respond To Verbal Domestic Dispute

    Pittsburgh Police SWAT Respond To Verbal Domestic Dispute
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Police were called to the scene of a verbal domestic dispute on Penn Avenue.Police were alerted to the incident just after 3:00 a.m. on Sunday morning.Out of an abundance of caution, the SWAT team and negotiators were called to the scene.Officers tried to make contact with a suspect but were unsuccessful.Eventually they were able to get inside the apartment after they were provided with a key.The suspect surrendered without incident or injury about an hou
  • One Person Transported To Hospital After Apartment Fire In Hempfield

    One Person Transported To Hospital After Apartment Fire In Hempfield
    HEMPFIELD TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – One person was taken to a Pittsburgh hospital after a fire at an apartment building on Humphrey Road in Hempfield Township.The fire was called in around 3:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoon. The fire was contained to one unit in the building.Residents of the building were evacuated and no other injuries were reported due to the fire.According to the property manager, the building is owned by Westmoreland County Human Services.The condition of the person transported to
  • Parkway Center Giant Eagle Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus

    Parkway Center Giant Eagle Employee Tests Positive For Coronavirus
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – An employee at the Parkway Center Giant Eagle has tested positive for coronavirus.According to Giant Eagle, the team member last worked on May 13 and they are continuing to sanitize the location.“The safety of our Team Members and guests remains our top priority,” Giant Eagle said in a statement. “We have received confirmation that a Team Member at our Parkway Center Giant Eagle, which was recently converted to a Curbside pickup and delivery center, ha
  • Red Cross To Assist Residents Displaced By McKeesport Apartment Fire

    Red Cross To Assist Residents Displaced By McKeesport Apartment Fire
    MCKEESPORT (KDKA) – An overnight fire at the Hi-View Gardens apartments in McKeesport displaced 28 residents.The American Red Cross is providing shelter through emergency hotel lodging, resources, casework, and assistance for those 28 residents.“Our team is working closely with the residents of Hi-View Gardens apartments,” said Patricia Waldinger, American Red Cross Greater Pennsylvania CEO. “We are bringing the full breadth of our services to support them; this includes
  • Red Cross To Assist McKeesport Apartment Fire Residents

    Red Cross To Assist McKeesport Apartment Fire Residents
    MCKEESPORT (KDKA) – An overnight fire at the Hi-View Gardens apartments in McKeesport displaced 28 residents.The American Red Cross is providing shelter through emergency hotel lodging, resources, casework, and assistance for those 28 residents.“Our team is working closely with the residents of Hi-View Gardens apartments,” said Patricia Waldinger, American Red Cross Greater Pennsylvania CEO. “We are bringing the full breadth of our services to support them; this includes
  • Keystone Safari Opening For Drive-Thru Tours This Week

    Keystone Safari Opening For Drive-Thru Tours This Week
    GROVE CITY (KDKA) – Mercer County is one of many counties in Pennsylvania that is currently in the yellow phase of reopening during the coronavirus pandemic.Keystone Safari in Grove City has announced that it is opening on Monday for drive-thru tours.“The park was designed over the past several years with an emphasis on large and open spaces,” said facility director and designer Adam Guiher. “We initially planned big for the benefit of the animals but also for safety and
  • Pittsburgh Police Searching For Missing 11-Year-Old Boy

    Pittsburgh Police Searching For Missing 11-Year-Old Boy
    ARLINGTON (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police are asking the public for help in finding a missing 11-year-old boy.(Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Police)
    Angelo Evans was last seen around 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Arlington. He is 4’9 tall, 95 pounds and has “a long pony tail that looks like a puff ball,” according to Pittsburgh Police. He also has a dark birthmark on his right wrist. He was last seen wearing white basketball shorts with two blue stripes that have the letters “NY&rdqu
  • Pittsburgh Police Safely Locate Missing 11-Year-Old Boy

    Pittsburgh Police Safely Locate Missing 11-Year-Old Boy
    ARLINGTON (KDKA) — Pittsburgh Police have found a missing 11-year-old boy safe.(Photo Credit: Pittsburgh Police)
    Angelo Evans was reported 7:30 p.m. Saturday in Arlington.
  • A Floral Designer Is Beautifying The Streets Of New York With Elaborate Displays For Health Care Workers

    A Floral Designer Is Beautifying The Streets Of New York With Elaborate Displays For Health Care Workers
    (CNN) — Flashes of beauty have bloomed in the most random of places around New York over the past several years — a trash can here, a phone booth there — with surprise displays of flowers.
    But amid the pandemic, the floral designer behind them has a renewed sense of purpose.
    Lewis Miller, owner of floral design company Lewis Miller Design, has long transformed the city’s most grittiest spots into giant flower displays. He calls them “flower flashes.”
    (Photo Co
  • West Mifflin Police Ask For Help Identifying Man Involved In Home Depot Incident

    West Mifflin Police Ask For Help Identifying Man Involved In Home Depot Incident
    WEST MIFFLIN (KDKA) — West Mifflin Police are asking the public for help in identifying a man for an ongoing case.(Photo Credit: West Mifflin Police Department)
    West Mifflin Police said the individual is involved in an incident at a Home Depot. The department did not give any more information about the incident.Anyone with information about the man is asked to contact the department at 412-461-3125, call their local police department or send a tip online.
  • Pittsburgh Port Authority Honors Veterans On Memorial Day

    Pittsburgh Port Authority Honors Veterans On Memorial Day
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Port Authority is honoring fallen veterans this Memorial Day weekend.Look for the bows that a group of employees placed on 48 buses in honor of those who died serving our country's military #MemorialDay2020 pic.twitter.com/TPxPh2rFGI
    — Port Authority PGH (@PGHtransit) May 24, 2020
    According to Pittsburgh Port Authority’s official Twitter account, employees placed red, white and blue bows on 48 different PAT buses to honor fallen military servicemen and servi
  • Police, Medics Respond To Brookline Shooting

    Police, Medics Respond To Brookline Shooting
    BROOKLINE (KDKA) — Police and medics are responding to a shooting in Brookline, according to Allegheny County dispatch.Dispatchers say one person has been reportedly shot on the 900 block of Norwich Avenue. Allegheny County dispatch were first notified about the incident around 12:10 p.m. Sunday.There is no known cause for the shooting at this time.Stay with KDKA for more details on this developing story.
  • Man Taken To Hospital After Brookline Shooting

    Man Taken To Hospital After Brookline Shooting
    BROOKLINE (KDKA) — A man had to be taken to the hospital after a shooting in Brookline.
    Police from Zone 6 responded to reports of a person shot on the 900 block of Norwich Avenue just before 12:15 p.m.
    Once on scene, responding officers found a male victim with gunshot wounds. He was transported to the hospital in stable condition.
    The investigation continues. pic.twitter.com/gLuh3FWBfk
    — Pittsburgh Police (@PghPolice) May 24, 2020
    Police and medics responded to the shooting that ha
  • Local Bald Eagle Released Back Into The Wild After Recovering From Lead Poisoning

    Local Bald Eagle Released Back Into The Wild After Recovering From Lead Poisoning
    (CNN) — A bald eagle is finally able to fly home after spending two months recovering from lead poisoning.
    The Centre Wildlife Care in Pennsylvania, which had been helping to rehabilitate the bald eagle, released the bird Thursday at Prince Gallitzin State Park in Cambria County.
    “This is home for her,” the wildlife center posted on Facebook. “We drove over an hour to take her home. We were thrilled to see her go. This one took a little longer than most to survey the area
  • Pa. Health Dept. Reports 730 New Coronavirus Cases Along With 28 More Deaths Statewide

    Pa. Health Dept. Reports 730 New Coronavirus Cases Along With 28 More Deaths Statewide
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Department of Health is reporting 730 new cases of Coronavirus on Sunday in addition to 28 more deaths.
    The statewide total number of cases has now risen to 67,713.
    The Health Department says all 67 counties in Pennsylvania have cases of COVID-19. Current patients are either in isolation at home or being treated at the hospital.
    The statewide death toll has reached 5,124.
    Most of the patients hospitalized are ages 65 or older, and most of the death
  • Ohio Township Police Caution Visitors About Rivers After Recent Ohio River Tragedies

    Ohio Township Police Caution Visitors About Rivers After Recent Ohio River Tragedies
    OHIO TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — Ohio Township Police took to Facebook to caution people who use the rivers for recreation after two recent tragedies involving the Ohio River.
    If you decide to take to the rivers this Summer, We'd like to share things to keep in mind. Please be safe and enjoy…
    Posted by Ohio Township Police Department on Saturday, May 23, 2020Last week, 23-year-old Kenneth Robinson fell into the Ohio River while fishing with friends. As of Sunday morning, police have not

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