Local News

Arnold City Council Calling On Senators To Remove Mayor From OfficeArnold City Council has mailed a letter to state senators asking them to remove Mayor Karen Peconi from office.
Man Accused Of Kidnapping Ex-Girlfriend, Threatening To 'Cut Her Up Into Pieces'A man is facing charges for allegedly kidnapping and physically abusing his ex-girlfriend.
New Emojis Unveiled Just In Time For World Emoji DayRedheads, superheroes and lobsters will rejoice when they see the latest emojis coming to Apple iPhones and iPads.
Rivers Casino, 8 Others Apply For Online Gambling LicenseNine casino owners in Pennsylvania are seeking licenses to operate casino-style gambling online.
Large Water Main Break Causes Problems In West HomesteadA large water main break is affecting several homes in West Homestead.
Duquesne Police Chase Ends In Crash, 4 Suspects SoughtPolice in Duquesne are looking for four people involved in a pursuit that ended in a crash that injured one person.
Homicide Investigation Underway After 15-Year-Old Found Dead In WilkinsburgAllegheny County Police are investigating the death of a 15-year-old male in Wilkinsburg.
Grand Jury Report Could Soon Be Released On Sexual Abuse In 6 Pa. DiocesesA long-awaited grand jury report on Pittsburgh, Greensburg and four other Catholic dioceses in Pennsylvania could be released as early as Tuesday.
Pa. Sens. Toomey, Casey Blast President Trump After Summit With PutinPennsylvania's U.S. senators are finding a lot to dislike about President Donald Trump's handling of Russian President Vladimir Putin at a summit in Helsinki.
Armed Robbery At Pamela's Prompts Concern About Strip District SafetyAn armed robbery early Sunday morning at Pamela's, a breakfast and lunch destination in the Strip District, has local neighborhood leaders worried.
Trolley Stop Inn Reopens Almost 1 Month After Flash Flooding Filled RestaurantThe Trolley Stop Inn in Bethel Park is back open after a frightening night of flooding last month.
Pet Cemetery Up For Sale After Owner's Death, Pet Owners ConcernedFaithful Pets Memorial Gardens in Uniontown has been a place of quiet repose for dearly departed dogs and cats since the early '70s, but the property is now up for sale.

Health

UT Southwestern Celebrates 'Big Bang' Breakthrough in Alzheimer's ResearchDoctors at UT-Southwestern's O'Donnell Brain Institute have detected what they believe are changes in a single molecule that could act as the starting point for the deadly, memory-stealing disease.
Magee-Womens Hospital Pilot Program Aims To Help Most Innocent Victims Of Drug AddictionMagee-Womens Hospital has created a new unit called the Parent Partnership Unit to help babies with symptoms of drug withdrawal.
Babies Sleep Better When They Begin Solid Food Early, Study SaysBoth the UK National Health Service and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that mothers exclusively breastfeed until about 6 months of age and then begin to introduce solid foods.
More Than 100 People Fall Ill From Parasite Possibly Linked To Salads At McDonald'sThe Illinois and Iowa health departments are investigating outbreaks of a parasite that causes intestinal illness and might be linked to McDonald's salads, both states said Thursday.
New, More Effective Shingles Vaccine In High DemandMore than 200,000 Americans get shingles every year and deal with the excruciating pain that comes with it. The only way to prevent it is a vaccine. But now, there's a new one that's way better, and demand for it is high.
Pittsburgh Hospitals Put Protocols, Safety Measures In Place To Protect Patients' EmbryosEarlier this year, a freezer malfunction destroyed thousands of eggs and embryos at University Hospitals' Fertility Clinic in Cleveland. But could something similar happen here in Pittsburgh?

CBS National News

Possible serial killer arrested in Houston after manhuntAuthorities say Jose Rodriguez is suspected in the slaying of a widow and 2 people found in mattress stores, and other violent crimes
MGM sues Vegas shooting victims and survivors, sparking outrageMGM is suing more than 1,000 victims and survivors of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
Obama says we're in "strange and uncertain times" in Mandela lectureAt a speech honoring Mandela, Obama said he'd try to "get some perspective" as news cycles bring "more head-spinning and disturbing headlines"
Obama references "strange, uncertain times" in speech commemorating Nelson Mandela's birthdayFormer President Obama made a rare, high-profile public speech in South Africa Tuesday morning. His remarks to about 15,000 people were the climax of celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth. In the speech, he urged young people to fight for democracy, human rights and peace. Debora Patta reports.
"Lost and angry": Mom says teen with allergy died after eating cookie"Chewy Chips Ahoy! made w/ Reese's Peanut Butter Cups packaging clearly shows that it contains peanuts through words and visuals," the company tweeted
Day care owner sentenced for trying to hang toddlerNataliia Karia apologized at her sentencing for attempting to kill a child in her care in 2016, and also pleaded guilty to criminal vehicular operation for hitting a pedestrian, a bicyclist and another driver as she fled from her home. WCCO's Bill Hudson reports.

CBS World News

Deadly clashes between police, anti-government protesters escalate in NicaraguaThe wave of deadly violence across Nicargua is escalating as President Daniel Ortega cracks down on anti-government protests. Independent and investigative journalist Carlos Fernando Chamorro joins CBSN from Nicaragua's capital city of Managua with the latest.
Obama says we're in "strange and uncertain times" in Mandela lectureAt a speech honoring Mandela, Obama said he'd try to "get some perspective" as news cycles bring "more head-spinning and disturbing headlines"
Obama references "strange, uncertain times" in speech commemorating Nelson Mandela's birthdayFormer President Obama made a rare, high-profile public speech in South Africa Tuesday morning. His remarks to about 15,000 people were the climax of celebrations marking the 100th anniversary of Nelson Mandela’s birth. In the speech, he urged young people to fight for democracy, human rights and peace. Debora Patta reports.
Village on alert as breaking iceberg prompts tsunami fearsEvacuations have already started in the small town of Innaarsuit as residents fear the iceberg could flood the town
International community condemns deadly violence in NicaraguaThe U.S. and United Nations are slamming Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega as deadly violence erupts across the country. Human rights groups say more than 200 people have been killed in anti-government protests since April. Demonstrators are demanding Ortega step down and hold early, fair elections. CBSN contributor and Signal newsletter writer for GZERO Media, Alex Kliment, takes CBSN through the latest.
Kim Jong Un "enraged" by construction project delayWith scant progress on denuclearization and crippling sanctions still hobbling economy, Kim may blame subordinates