Doyle Leads Local Rally For Congressional Action On Gun ViolenceIf Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan refuses to schedule an up-or-down vote on “No Fly No Buy” for terrorists and universal background checks for gun purchases, another sit-in like that last week in the House is likely.
Vote On Rep. Murphy's Mental Health Bill Expected Next WeekRep. Tim Murphy has been working on his Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act since December 2012 and when Congress reconvenes next week it could finally be up for a vote.
Rep. Murphy's Mental Health Bill Gains Major SupportU.S. Rep. Tim Murphy, an Upper St. Clair Republican, has been working on his mental health reform bill for years. Now, he's getting the support from the Speaker of the House.
Local Religious Leaders Offer Sanctuary To Syrian RefugeesAn organization that represents thousands of congregations in the Pittsburgh area has come out in a proposal by Mayor Bill Peduto to bring Syrian refugees to Pittsburgh.
Oregon Tragedy Spurs Rep. Murphy To Re-Double Efforts To Pass Mental Health BillFor U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy, an Upper St. Clair Republican, the issue of gun violence and mental health has become very personal.
Virginia Shooting Has Local Congressman Pushing For Mental Health LegislationYesterday's shooting is just one of many multiple killings that have people around the country calling for better gun control and help for those with mental illness.
KD Investigation: Congressman Wants Answers In Vet SuicidesAfter fighting in Afghanistan and Iraq -- returning U.S. veterans are committing suicide in astounding numbers.
Get Marty: Family's Quest To Bury Navy Veteran At SeaThe family of a deceased Navy Veteran caught up in a horrible bureaucratic nightmare reached out to KDKA to “Get Marty.”
Congressman Hopeful New VA Administrator Will Turn Things AroundLike so many teenagers in the ‘60s, Don Bowers went to Vietnam.
Rep. Murphy, Sen. Casey Discuss Handling Of Ebola CrisisAs concerns over Ebola continue to spread, Pennsylvania lawmakers are weighing in on how the virus is being handled.
Politicians, Doctors Team Up To Prepare For EbolaAs the nation grapples with Ebola, Sen. Bob Casey teamed up with doctors and specialists from UPMC Presbyterian Hospital Friday morning to discuss how prepared we are.
Lawmakers Hope To Make Assisted Suicide Legal In Pa. Those who have experienced the painful deaths of loved ones understand why Brittany Maynard wants to end her life on her own terms in Oregon, as she recounts in her own video about the pills that will take her young life before the brain cancer does.