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.
Center Elementary School in Plum became a gathering place for grieving friends and teachers. Brenna Griffith, 12, and her 8-year-old sister Mikaela, were students at the school. The girls, along with their mother Kimberly, died when their vehicle sank in the flash flood on Washington Boulevard Friday.
After conducting an intense search of the Washington Boulevard area with cadaver dogs, authorities moved their search for a missing woman who was swept away in Friday’s flash flooding to the Allegheny River.
A mother and her two daughters lost their lives in a flash flood in Pittsburgh Friday afternoon. An elderly woman also was unaccounted for after the flooding.
In the middle of the chaos on Washington Boulevard, there were stories of survival. Paramedics in boats went to vehicles, plucking people out of nine to 10 feet of water.
Pittsburgh wasn’t the only place hit by flooding. Well after the rain stopped, Franklin Avenue and Spring Street in Aliquippa remained impassable unless you were in a high-profile vehicle.
Three people are dead and one person is missing after flash flooding on Washington Boulevard in Pittsburgh. City Public Safety Director Michael Huss confirms a woman and two children were found dead.
Pittsburgh police are asking for help from the public in solving a hit-and-run case that left two local doctors who were out for a bicycle ride back in May injured in Highland Park.
While the thunderstorm didn’t last long Monday night as it swept through town, the damage it left behind will impact rush hour traffic for more than a week to come.
Police say about 50 cars got caught in high water on Washington Boulevard late Monday, and one man had to climb up onto the roof of his car until the water receded.
Two doctors from Children’s Hospital were injured in a hit-and-run accident in Highland Park.
LARIMER (KDKA) – Police are investigating after a woman was fatally stabbed in Pittsburgh’s Larimer neighborhood Saturday night. According to police, 40-year-old Audra Cobb was stabbed in the side in the 900-block of Washington Boulevard. […]