A dock broke loose and sent several boats floating down the Monongahela River Thursday morning. However, quick action by some river workers helped to avoid a crisis.
They are the latest sensation in Pittsburgh. Ever since word started spreading of the two American bald eagles nesting in the city’s Hays neighborhood, people have been visiting the area in hopes of getting a glimpse.
The Mon Wharf will continue to offer limited parking spaces Monday.
The Monogahela River has been announced as the 2013 Pennsylvania river of the year following public, and online voting across the state.
The Mon Wharf and 10th Street bypass are closed this morning after flooding.
The Pennsylvania Organization for Watersheds and Rivers is hosting a contest for River of the Year.
Pittsburgh is known for its bridges and rivers, but one in particular is getting some special attention.
Officials are inspecting the Hot Metal Bridge after police say it was struck by a tow boat and a barge.
Police are investigating after finding a body in the Monongahela River.
The Pittsburgh area hasn’t seen anything close to the devastation Hurricane Sandy caused along the East Coast. In fact, most of the fears of local officials were never realized.
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.
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.