Five people were hospitalized and dozens of elderly residents were forced out into the cold Thursday night when fire broke out at a high rise apartment building in Fayette County.
Everyone has a loved one who at some point thinks of downsizing — like Max & Janet Smith in their North Hills home.
An elderly couple was targeted by some bold burglars who impersonated water company employees. The incident happened in Swissvale and police are now issuing a warning for residents.
Lottery scams are not uncommon, but they typically involve a scam artist in another country or at least another state. What makes this latest local case unusual is that a person involved in the scam actually showed up at the victim’s house. KDKA is hiding the victim’s identity for her own safety.
It’s a common occurrence — family members ripping off an elderly parent. A recent Consumer Reports’ investigation finds theft and fraud by loved ones is on the rise.
A Cheswick woman is accused of stealing $20,000 from her 101-year-old aunt.
“These are people that are working in the environment, athletes and it doesn’t really take much in this environment to increase your body temperature significantly,” says Dr. Vukmir. “So you’ve got people that actually are working and that group comes in with heat exhaustion, heat cramps.”
Two people are dead after a car crashed into a tree Tuesday evening in Robinson Township.
A new study from the Centers for Disease Control finds that each year nearly 100,000 adults older than 65 end up in the emergency room because of the wrong combination or dose of their medications.
A cell phone helped rescue crews locate an elderly man who went missing this morning from an assisted living facility in McCandless.
The combination of high heat and humidity is becoming more lethal because temperatures are remaining elevated overnight. Early Friday morning, it was 81 degrees.
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