Elderly people and anyone with respiratory issues are advised to stay indoors this weekend because of poor air quality.
A missing nuclear gauge that fell off a truck has been recovered.
Officials are searching for missing gauges containing radioactive materials.
There are new details about a troubled Fayette County coal waste dump. State environmental regulators are stepping in to stop planned blasting on the property, blasting that could have caused landslides or cave-ins.
Thousands people are expected to flock to the David L. Lawrence Convention Center for the annual Pittsburgh Home & Garden Show. Companies will show the latest and greatest products for the home. And one organization will be encouraging people to go green.
Police are responding after a small tanker truck rolled over into a creek.
Tuesday’s KDKA Afternoon News covered a variety of hot topics, including what’s going on with the Pa. Department of Environmental Protection and the recent congressional hearing on the Legionnaire’s outbreak at the Pittsburgh VA.
The test is simple, but if you fail, it’ll cost you as much as $10,000 — potentially bankrupting many.
Students at low-achieving schools will have the possibility to apply for scholarships based on their school’s status.
A plan to ship coal waste on barges from Beaver to Fayette County is not going over well.
The Department of Environmental Protection is now stepping in because a local junkyard has been on fire for days and people who live nearby say the smell is awful.
The Allegheny County Health Department and Department of Environmental Protection will spray for mosquitoes Tuesday evening in some neighborhoods.
Tomorrow’s predicted heat could cause problems for certain groups of people and as a result, state environmental officials have called for an air quality action day for the Pittsburgh area.
Temperatures are expected to soar above 90 degrees again today, which has prompted the Department of Environmental Protection to declare a code orange Air Quality Action day for the Pittsburgh area.
The Department of Environmental Protection declared a code orange Air Quality Action day for Wednesday in the Pittsburgh area. This includes Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver, Butler, Fayette, Washington and Westmoreland Counties.