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Police Probe Shooting In Homewood

Police are investigating after a shooting this evening in Homewood.

6 hours ago

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Carnegie, Millvale Remember Hurricane Ivan Devastation 10 Years Later

An ecumenical prayer service is being held tonight in Carnegie to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the floods that claimed a life there following Hurricane Ivan in 2004.

7 hours ago

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Alcosan Working To Upgrade Treatment Facility

Alcosan has been spending a lot of money to upgrade its 59-acre facility that is responsible for treating the wastewater of 83 communities in Allegheny County, including Pittsburgh.

7 hours ago

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Enterovirus – Separating Facts From Hype

There is a lot of hype and speculation surrounding the Enterovirus D68, so the KDKA Afternoon News looks to help set the record straight.

7 hours ago

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Police: Registered Sex Offender Arrested For Arranging To Meet Father And 5-Year Old For Sex

A registered sex offender in Butler County is behind bars after authorities say he allegedly arranged a meeting with two state Attorney General’s Office agents posing as a father and 5-year-old daughter.

7 hours ago

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Rosedale Tech Becomes County’s 15th College

A local technical institute is celebrating its 65th anniversary and a name change.

8 hours ago

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Police: Trooper Shooting Suspect Was In “Military Simulation Unit”

The suspect in last week’s fatal ambush outside a rural Pennsylvania State Police barracks belonged to a “military simulation unit” whose members play the role of soldiers from eastern Europe, police said Wednesday.

9 hours ago

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School Stabbings Suspect Temporarily Released From Detention Center

A teenager accused in a mass stabbing at Franklin Regional High School was temporarily released from a detention center Wednesday.

12 hours ago

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Erie Co. Reports 2 More Confirmed Cases Of Enterovirus D68

A respiratory virus is affecting children across the country and experts say this is just the tip of the iceberg.

13 hours ago

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3 Pittsburgh Public Schools Evacuated Due To Threat

Three schools in the Pittsburgh Public Schools District are being evacuated due to a voicemail threat.

14 hours ago

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Local Poet Awarded MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’

Twenty-one people, many of whom are doing work that touches on race relations, same-sex marriage, climate change and other issues that are dominating the news, have each been awarded “genius grants” from the MacArthur Foundation.

15 hours ago

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Man Pleads Guilty In Theft Of Almost $360,000 From Firm

A man has pleaded guilty to stealing hundreds of thousands of dollars from his former company by submitting invoices from a phony company.

16 hours ago

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Fire Destroys Armstrong County Meat Packing Company

Firefighters are still battling a big fire at a meat packing company in Armstrong County.

19 hours ago

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Health Dept. Confirms 4 Cases Of Enterovirus D68 In Pa.

Officials with the Pennsylvania Department of Health have confirmed three cases of the respiratory illness, Enterovirus 68, in the state.

09/16/2014

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Pitt Study Giving New Hope In Fight Against Prostate Cancer

Predicting how prostate cancer will progress has been much like flipping a coin. But a local discovery could change that.

09/16/2014

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Indiana Co. Fatal Coal Truck Accident

One person was killed and five others injured in a crash involving a coal truck and two other vehicles in Indiana County on the morning of Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.

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Sophie Masloff Remembered In Photos

Remembering Pittsburgh’s first female mayor Sophie Masloff. Masloff died Sunday, Aug. 17 at the age of 96. She’s credited with the idea of creating PNC Park – a stadium just for baseball, for sprucing up the city and her signature Pittsburgh charm.

A four-alarm fire at the Living Treasures Animal Park heavily damaged three buildings on Aug. 4, 2014.  (Photo Credit: Brian Grystar/KDKA)

4-Alarm Fire At Living Treasures Animal Park

A four-alarm fire at the Living Treasures Animal Park heavily damaged three buildings on Aug. 4, 2014.

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16th Annual Regatta at Lake Arthur

More than 5,000 people are expected to attend the 16th Annual Regatta at Lake Arthur, taking place Aug. 2 and 3 in Moraine State Park.

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Pittsburgh’s Hidden Treasures 2014: What Is It?

Gather up those antiques, heirlooms and collectibles and bring them down to the Senator John Heinz History Center on Sunday, Aug. 17 for the Seventh Annual Pittsburgh’s Hidden Treasures event!

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Zoo’s New Cheetah Exhibit Debuts

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium debuted its new cheetah yard Friday, July 25, 2014.

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Small Plane Crashes Off Of Runway In Mercer County

A small plane, described by officials as a “homemade, experimental aircraft,” crashed off the runway near I-79 in Grove City sometime before 11:30 a.m. on July 25, 2014.

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