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Around The Table: The Transfer Of PowerPolitical experts go Around The Table with KDKA's Stacy Smith.
State Rep. Ed Gainey Introduces Automatic Voter Registration LegislationState Rep. Ed Gainey wants to automate voter registration.
Answers Hard To Come By For People Still Waiting On Stimulus ChecksWhile Americans may be wondering when the next stimulus check is coming from the federal government, some people still want to know what happened to the last one.
Pennsylvania Homeowner Charged With Homicide After He Fatally Shoots Intruder, Wounds WomanA Pennsylvania homeowner was charged with homicide after he fatally shot a man and wounded a woman who he said were trying to rob his house.
Police: 25-Year-Old West Virginia Woman Upset Over Husband's Absence Kills 5 Kids, Then HerselfAuthorities in West Virginia say five children found dead after a house fire late last year were shot to death by their mother, who then took her own life.
New Castle Police Arrest Man Accused Of Raping 11-Year-Old GirlNew Castle Police have arrested a man accused of raping an 11-year-old girl.
President Joe Biden's Familiarity With Pittsburgh Gives Local Democratic Leaders High HopesPresident Joe Biden needs no introduction to Pittsburgh, as he has been to this region many times over the years.
Woman Stabs Man Outside Steel Plaza StationThe Port Authority said a woman stabbed a man outside Steel Plaza station.
COVID-19 In West Virginia: How The State Leads The Nation In Vaccine RolloutWest Virginia is leading the nation when it comes to administering the coronavirus vaccine.
Department Of Education Extends Freeze On Student Loan PaymentsIn his first 24 hours in office, President Joe Biden got down to business in the Oval Office.
Do You Still Have To Wear A Mask After Being Vaccinated? UPMC Doctor Answers COVID-19 Vaccine QuestionsThere are a lot of questions about the COVID-19 vaccine. KDKA's Kristine Sorensen talks with UPMC's Medical Director of Infection Prevention to answer some of the most common questions.
COVID-19 In Pennsylvania: Adult Children On Mission To Track Down Vaccine For Parents And GrandparentsAdult children are on a mission to find available doses of the vaccine for their parents, but it is no easy task.


Around The Table: The Transfer Of PowerPolitical experts go Around The Table with KDKA's Stacy Smith.
Pa. Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine Tapped To Become Assistant Secretary Of Health For Biden AdministrationPresident-elect Joe Biden has tapped Pennsylvania Health Secretary Rachel Levine to be his assistant secretary of health, leaving her poised to become the first openly transgender federal official to be confirmed by the Senate.
Shapiro Takes Oath Of Office For 2nd Term As Pa. Attorney General, DeFoor And Garrity Sworn In As Auditor General And TreasurerPennsylvania’s top prosecutor, its elected fiscal watchdog and the official who handles billions in state money were sworn in on Tuesday to serve for the next four years.
Allegheny Co. Executive Rich Fitzgerald Invited To Attend Joe Biden's InaugurationAllegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald is among those invited to attend the inauguration ceremony of Joe Biden in Washington D.C. on Wednesday.
Security Heightened At Pennsylvania Capitol, Barriers And Police AddedThe agency that protects the Pennsylvania Capitol building says officials aren't aware of specific threats to the facility but are bolstering security measures.
Pa. House Panel To Vote On GOP-Backed Plan To Elect Judges By ZoneProposed changes to the Pennsylvania Constitution to temporarily permit lawsuits over child sexual abuse that occurred many years ago and to elect state appeals court judges by zone rather than statewide will be taken up Wednesday by a state House committee.