A barge sank in the Ohio River Wednesday evening and crews have been working all day to recover it.
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.
The recent line of rain showers that have moved through the area have caused a flood advisory to be issued.
Two people were rescued late Friday night after a boating accident on the Ohio River near Neville Island.
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.
Emergency crews pulled a body from the Ohio River in Beaver County Saturday morning.
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.
Crews in Beaver County have recovered a body. Boaters told authorities they saw it near the old J&L Plant in Aliquippa.
The Coast Guard has a message for boaters on Pittsburgh’s three rivers this Memorial Day weekend.
A local bridge that was hit by runaway barges on Wednesday is reopened after hours of inspection.
There is concern about the potential for a chemical spill in the Ohio River after several barges broke loose and struck a local bridge Wednesday morning.
Heavy rains over the weekend have forced rivers around the area to swell. As a result, the Monday morning commute will be impacted.
Officials have been called to the area of the Neville Island Bridge after a body may have been spotted in the water.
The recent storms that moved through the area this week are having an impact on the rivers around Pittsburgh.
It’s a trip usually reserved for big steamboats, like the Mississippi Queen, but a young man from Squirrel Hill is set to travel all the way from the Mon River to the Gulf of Mexico in a kayak. He’s hoping to make a statement with his journey.