kdka-sm kdka-am-sm fan-sm pittsburgh-cw-logo

Peters Township

File photo of students dancing (Photo by Bethany Clarke/Getty Images)

School Board Mulls Decision To End Dance Early After Twerking

A western Pennsylvania school board was reviewing the decision to end a booster club-sponsored dance early after a chaperone reported students were doing the sexually suggestive dance known as twerking.

02/21/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Students, Parents Weigh In On Peters Twp. Twerking Controversy

When several students were accused of dancing inappropriately at the Snowball Dance at Peters Township High School the lights went on and students were told to stop or leave.

02/20/2014

Photo Credit: Thinkstock.com

High School Dance Stopped Due To Twerking, Dance Lessons Suggested

A Peters Township High School dance had to be stopped early due to students “twerking.”

02/19/2014

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Local Mother Accused Of Showing Up Drunk To Pick Up Child At Day Care

A local mother is accused of being intoxicated, while picking up her child at daycare.

12/13/2013

elizabethburwell

Police: Mother Driving Drunk With Large Knives, Kids In Car

Peters Township police say they arrested a mother for driving drunk with her two children in the backseat.

12/10/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Lori Sperling)

Police Investigating Rash Of Burglaries In Peters Twp.

Until now, the Stratford Woods section of Peters Township in Washington County seemed immune to trouble.

10/24/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Market District, GetGo Looking To Fill 230 Jobs

The Market District Express and GetGo stores are asking for a lot of help from more than 200 locals.

09/20/2013

(Photo Credit: Peters Township Police)

Woman Arrested After Pet Salon Attempted Burglary

A woman has been arrested after an alleged attempted burglary at a pet salon in Washington County Tuesday evening.

09/18/2013

(Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Family Watches As Local Tennis Star Plays In U.S. Open

Pittsburgh is known for producing some huge sports stars and we may soon have to add a new name to the list: Alison Riske.

09/02/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Dave Forstate)

Artist Paints American Flag Tribute For Sgt. Vitale

Scott LoBaido is not just painting a wall. The artist from Staten Island paints giant American flags for veterans nationwide.

08/08/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Wounded Marine Gets Warm Welcome Home

There was a hero’s welcome Saturday afternoon for an injured Marine who is now finally back home.

08/03/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Peters Twp. Police Probe Attempted Abduction Report In Grocery Parking Lot

Peters Township Police are investigating an attempted abduction in a grocery store parking lot.

08/01/2013

Cooling Centers Open, Extend Hours Across Region During Heat Wave

With temperatures in the 90s, Washington County is opening six cooling centers.

07/15/2013

(Photo Credti: KDKA)

Storms Pound South Hills, Cause Flooding & Power Outages

From Bridgeville to Peters Township to Mount Lebanon and everywhere in between, the South Hills seemed like Mother Nature had it out for the region today.

07/10/2013

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

Concert To Raise Money For Local Marine Injured In Afghanistan

Thousands of soldiers and Marines are coming home from war — some of them with injuries that have changed their lives forever.

07/02/2013

more