A huge crowd took part in this year’s Polar Bear Plunge Tuesday morning. Hundreds of people headed to the Mon Wharf to brave the chilly temperatures and jump in the river.
A large oil sheen formed on the Monongahela River Tuesday afternoon and river traffic was halted when a tugboat transporting several barges became stuck on the water.
Police are investigating after a body was found floating in the Mon River Monday morning.
Emergency crews are at the 10th Street Bridge where a body was discovered in the Monongahela River. A kayaker spotted the body along the shoreline on the city side of the river Thursday.
Dive teams determined that no one was inside a vehicle that plunged into the Mon River Tuesday morning.
It was supposed to be a peaceful, scenic place to spend their later years. But it has turned out to be anything but for a local retired couple who say they wake up every morning to the sight and smell of garbage.
Crews searched for a missing canoeist on the Monongahela River. The canoeist, described as inexperienced, has been overdue to return which prompted the search.
Several bridges have been inspected and reopened, but the Coast Guard and River Rescue crews continue work today to clear the navigational channel on the Monongahela River after three barges broke loose on the water overnight.
It’s as much a part of New Year’s Day as pork, sauerkraut and football. For some people across the area, 2012 got off to a very chilly start with the Polar Bear Plunge at the Monongahela River.
While the rain is expected to move out in time for Thanksgiving, several flood warnings have already been issued.
A tugboat on the Monongahela River reportedly lost its engine and steering. According to initial reports, it was headed toward the lock and dam in Braddock.
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