The City of Pittsburgh is now ready to go with rescue equipment along Washington Boulevard, which was the scene of deadly flooding just weeks ago. For the first time, police officers will have immediate access to water rescue equipment.
Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl unveiled a three-stage plan to deal with the potential for serious flooding on Washington Boulevard in Highland Park. Four people died during a flash flood on the road last month.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A meeting is scheduled for Tuesday evening to discuss the flooding concerns in the East End. City Councilman Bill Peduto has invited state and county officials to attend the meeting along with […]
Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is on the defensive tonight amid criticism that he misses too many city events. That topic was the focus of his weekly radio address on NewsRadio 1020 KDKA.
Pittsburgh City Council calls for post agenda session with the administration on storm water management in light of the Washington Boulevard tragedy.
This morning’s storm brought with it the area’s first significant rainfall since Friday’s deadly flash flooding; but with resources at the ready, crews kept a close watch on Washington Boulevard.
Days after flash floods claimed the lives of four people in Highland Park, comes a new threat of heavy rain.
Pittsburgh Emergency Management has posted advice on its Facebook page about how to get out of your car if you’re on a street that’s flooding.
As Christine and her mother, Marion, were returning home from a shopping and movie day, they too were swept up by the deadly flash flood on Washington Boulevard.
As officials look into what caused flood waters to rise so quickly on Washington Boulevard, the KDKA Investigators have learned that it is a problem officials have known about for decades.
People throughout the area are still asking how a major roadway could flood so quickly in such a deadly manner. And sorting through who is “legally” responsible could result in lawsuits against the government. But it’s not that simple.
Alcosan sat down with the Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority. They looked at their maps, drawings and charts and determined their systems were what they were supposed to be.
A special meeting of engineers will be held Monday in the wake of a fatal flash flood on Washington Boulevard in Highland Park.
A community gathered Sunday morning to grieve the loss of a mother and her two daughters, who died in a flash flood in Pittsburgh Friday night.
Despite the tragic losses from Friday’s flash flooding, there are many who are thankful to be alive and thankful that someone came along to rescue them.