Ohio River

Ohio River Sweep 2012

The 22nd Annual “River Sweep” is this Saturday and organizers need your help. They need volunteers of all ages to help with the sweep.

06/11/2012

(Credit: KDKA)

Fish & Boat Commission Urges Safety On Area Waterways

This weekend’s fatal jet ski accident on the Ohio River raises concerns about boating safety as we head into summer and more people spend time on the area’s rivers.

05/21/2012

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Jet Ski Capsizes In Ohio River Leaving 1 Dead

One woman is dead and a man was hospitalized after a jet ski capsized near a dam on the Ohio River Sunday afternoon.

05/20/2012

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Family Devastated Following Discovery Of Missing Man’s Body

It had been more than a month of constant fear and worry. Jimmy Slack, 25, disappeared in early December after a concert on the North Shore. For weeks, the family had no answers as to what happened to him, but that all changed on Monday afternoon.

01/24/2012

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Body Recovered From Ohio River In Glenfield

A body was recovered from the Ohio River Sunday afternoon.

10/30/2011

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Crews Work To Recover Sunken Barge

A barge sank in the Ohio River Wednesday evening and crews have been working all day to recover it.

10/06/2011

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Barge Sinks In Ohio River

A barge sank in the Ohio River Wednesday evening. The gravel barge began to take on water about one mile down the river from the Emsworth Lock & Dam at about 6 p.m.

10/05/2011

(Source: KDKA)

Flooding Concerns Close Mon Wharf On Wednesday

The recent line of rain showers that have moved through the area have caused a flood advisory to be issued.

09/06/2011

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2 Rescued After Boating Accident On Ohio River

Two people were rescued late Friday night after a boating accident on the Ohio River near Neville Island.

08/06/2011

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Best Views Of Pittsburgh (Beyond The Mount!)

Everyone from Pittsburgh knows that Mt. Washington is the best place to take in the sights of downtown; but it’s not the only place in town with an amazing view of the city.

CBS Pittsburgh–08/06/2011

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Crews Pull Body From Ohio River In Beaver Co.

Emergency crews pulled a body from the Ohio River in Beaver County Saturday morning.

07/02/2011

(Credit: KDKA)

Body Found In Ohio River Identified

A man whose body was found in the Ohio River on Memorial Day has been identified. The Beaver County Coroner says 63-year-old Gregory Smith, of Sewickley, apparently drowned.

06/03/2011

(Credit: KDKA)

Autopsy Planned For Body Pulled From Ohio River

Crews in Beaver County have recovered a body. Boaters told authorities they saw it near the old J&L Plant in Aliquippa.

05/30/2011

(Credit: KDKA)

Coast Guard Issues Safety Message For Boaters

The Coast Guard has a message for boaters on Pittsburgh’s three rivers this Memorial Day weekend.

05/27/2011

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Towboat Captain Praised After Retrieving Barge

A local bridge that was hit by runaway barges on Wednesday is reopened after hours of inspection.

04/28/2011

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