U.S. Attorney David Hickton: America Is 'Bathed' In Prescription DrugsDavid Hickton says America is “bathed” in prescription drugs and the combination of pain killers being over-prescribed and street level heroin, has led to the current crisis.
Task Force Cracking Down On Heroin And Using Fusion Center In The FightFederal and local law enforcement are working to crack down on people pushing heroin and fentanyl in western Pennsylvania.
KDKA Investigates: Feds Throw Book At Suspected Heroin DealersU.S. Attorney David Hickton says he's using every weapon he can in the war on heroin, including the toughest law on the books.
Local Grand Jury Charges Chinese Students In Conspiracy Aimed At U.S. UniversitiesFifteen Chinese nationals -- almost all in their 20s -- have been indicted by a Pittsburgh grand jury for using fake Chinese passports and hired test-takers to take SATs and other standardized exams in order to gain admission to American universities.
U.S. Attorney Hickton To Co-Chair National Heroin Task ForceThe top federal prosecutor in Pittsburgh has been picked to co-chair a national Heroin Task Force as the city and its suburbs respond to 12 overdoses that killed two people this week.
U.S. Targets European Bank Hackers In Mass TheftA Russian computer hacker is accused of leading a worldwide conspiracy that targeted hundreds of thousands of computers with malware that enabled his group to steal more than $100 million from business and other bank accounts.
12 Charged In Alleged Prescription Drug RingA dozen people are charged in an alleged prescription drug ring.
Former East Washington Police Chief Sentenced To 11 YearsThe former East Washington Police Chief was sentenced to 11 years in prison Friday on corruption charges.
National Security Issue: Iran Attacking American BanksThe chairman of the House Intelligence Committee says he's 99.9 percent sure it was Iran who engaged in cyber security attacks on PNC Bank and other financial institutions.
Sikh Temple Shooting Victims Remembered At Vigil In Monroeville Many communities across the nation marked Saturday as a day of prayer for the Sikh faith following last weekend’s deadly shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin.
Local Man, A Self-Proclaimed Jihadist, Pleads GuiltyEmerson Begolly changed his plea to guilty and admitted to soliciting people on the internet to produce car bombs, cause train derailments, cut power lines, attack police stations and attack Jewish schools.
38 Indicted In Drug Trafficking ConspiraciesThe United States Attorney's Office has indicted 38 people in three different drug trafficking conspiracies throughout the area.