Here’s a round up of some of Tuesday’s top news stories from the KDKA Afternoon News.
KDKA-AM’s Larry and John spend the morning with Dr. Christian Conte, a local nationally recognized family therapist and anger management expert, about how to deal with the Newtown,Conn. school shootings.
Police are investigating after two people were wounded in separate shooting incidents Tuesday night.
It was a deadly weekend in Pittsburgh and the surrounding areas— four people killed in 48 hours. In a year of killing in Pittsburgh, this weekend’s series of gun violence started Friday in Wilkinsburg.
Allegheny County Police are investigating the fatal shooting of another student who recently graduated from East Allegheny High School in North Versailles.
Police are investigating after a 19-year-old Homestead man was fatally wounded when shots were fired at his home overnight and three other people were wounded in a separate shooting nearby a short time later.
Pittsburgh police are stepping up patrols after a double murder Thursday capped off a violent week on the city’s North Side. Police are blaming it on gang violence.
As the summer moves forward, there appears to be more and more shootings and many of the victims are teenagers. In response to what police are calling gang violence, they are stepping up their presence, particularly in the city’s North Side section.
Police have issued arrest warrants for two men following separate shooting incidents, one in West Mifflin and the other in Penn Hills, overnight that left three people dead.
The mayor of Homestead says she plans on doing whatever is necessary to keep a recent surge of violence that has left four people injured from continuing in her town.
When John Shick entered Western Psych he was armed with a box of ammunition and two handguns, which were later found by his prone body.
Owners of the Angels Night Club and Restaurant will close the bar in order to avoid prosecution.
Police are looking for gunmen in three separate shootings in Pittsburgh neighborhoods overnight.
A recent string of deadly shootings prompted Pittsburgh Police Chief Nate Harper to address the violence during a news conference today at Pittsburgh Police Headquarters.
KDKA AM’s Larry Richert talks to Valerie Dixon, who lost her son to violence ten years ago, and what message she has for the current violence in Pittsburgh.