The City of Pittsburgh is asking a judge to force a homeowner in the Perry South neighborhood to either clean up the piles of trash and garbage outside his home or let the city go onto his property to clean it.
The new owners of an abandoned recycling plant say they have a plan to clean up the mess.
Stanley Benovitch’s dog Trixie likes to catch rats.
A bankruptcy judge has approved the sale of an abandoned recycling company in Hazelwood to a new buyer.
Some people in Hazelwood are outraged.
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto says he’s looking at what the city might be able to do to help frustrated residents in Hazelwood.
Cecelia Jedlicka lives in her family home in Hazelwood across the street from a huge facility where bags of city trash were supposed to be recycled but now sit abandoned.
Resident Cindy Woodward says that homeowners in the Garden City neighborhood of Monroeville have been wrangling over a persistent problem with rats since last spring.
Employees at the Fayette County Courthouse say they’ve seen rats and other pests in the building. A rat was spotted scurrying across the floor of the sheriff’s office a couple of weeks ago. More have frequently been spotted in other basement offices.