Shortly after Rocco, Pittsburgh’s slain K9, passed away, sculptor Susan Wagner offered to make a unique addition to the Law Enforcement Officer Memorial that she had originally designed on the North Shore.
Shortly after the Pittsburgh Police K-9 officer Rocco lost his life, local law enforcement officials and their supporters approved plans to add a special statue to honor all K-9’s lost in the line of duty.
Pepper the Therapy Dog needs $8,000 to live.
Volunteers in blue gather at the police station in Aspinwall, where Officer David Nemec continues a tradition he began four years ago: “Presents from Police.”
On the CBS reality show “Undercover Boss,” Mayor Bill Peduto handed out $155,000 to city employees he encountered when he went undercover.
The Salvation Army says they are well-behind their fundraising goal for the holiday season.
It’s not every day that an ambulance arrives playing Christmas carols, glittering with colored bulbs and packed with presents instead of patients.
People are stepping up to help after a mix-up involving Toys for Tots that meant hundreds of kids might not get toys for Christmas. But what lead to the problem is still a bit of a mystery.
A local businessman with a lot of toys reached out to KDKA-TV and Get Marty after local charities were having trouble getting their Toys For Tots deliveries.
At the Marines’ Toys for Tots distribution center in the Strip District on Friday, hundreds showed up to get toys for their children and grandchildren.
Toys for Tots is known for making the holidays special for kids by making sure they get a toy.
A big thank you goes out to everyone who donated to the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh’s Free Care Fund.
A McKees Rocks woman saw a few kids with cold hands at a bus stop and reached out to KDKA’S Get Marty for help.
There are dozens of social service agencies and churches that operate food pantries around southwestern Pennsylvania. One food bank on the North Side is taking donations in a new high-tech way.
It’s a common sight on many cold winter mornings, kids waiting for the school bus without their hats or gloves.