Local News

Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh To Adopt New Vaccine Requirement For KidsThe Jewish Community Center of Greater Pittsburgh is adopting a new vaccine requirement for kids.
14 People Die From COVID-19 At Butler Memorial Hospital Since FridayFourteen people have died from COVID-19 at Butler Memorial Hospital since Friday. 
Charges Pending Against Brownsville Student Accused Of Reporting Gun In Prank CallCharges are pending after a student allegedly made a prank call about a gun at Brownsville Elementary School, prompting a lockdown.
How To Keep Porch Pirates From Stealing Your Holiday PackagesPolice are reminding residents to beware of porch pirates this holiday season.
Ligonier Valley Teacher Under Investigation For Possibly Sending Lewd Videos To MinorLigonier police are investigating after they said a school teacher may be involved in sending inappropriate videos to a minor.
Veterans In Pittsburgh Area And At Pearl Harbor Remember The First Casualty Of WWII, A Man From Beaver CountyFor one local family, Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day brings special grief and sorrow.
New Center At Forbes Hospitals Aims To Connect Patients With Healthy FoodThe pandemic has shown the need for better access to food for many of our neighbors.
Pittsburgh Puts Bike Lane Parking Ban In City CodeThe city of Pittsburgh is beefing up enforcement against drivers parking in bike lanes.
Justices Take Up Pennsylvania’s Deadly Force Rules For CopsPennsylvania’s high court may soon decide whether state law on police use of deadly force during arrests gives officers too much leeway.
Mt. Oliver Nightclub Shut DownThe Allegheny County Health Department shut down a nightclub in Bodega.
Man Stabbed And Shot To Death In ButlerA man was stabbed and shot to death after he and two others were attacked by a group of strangers in Butler, police said.
Man Gets Probation For Planting Bag Of Explosives Next To Downtown BuildingA man accused of leaving a backpack of explosives next to a building in downtown Pittsburgh was sentenced to probation.

Politics

Former Congresswoman Melissa Hart Launching Bid To Become Pennsylvania's First Female GovernorFormer U.S. Rep. Melissa Hart, a McCandless Republican, is running for governor of Pennsylvania next year.
Pa. Senate Committee Preparing Arguments On Election AuditPennsylvania Senate Republicans and Democrats are preparing arguments regarding an audit of the 2020 general election and 2021 primary election.
Gov. Tom Wolf Vetoes Permitless Gun BillGov. Tom Wolf followed through on his veto threat Thursday, rejecting Republican-penned legislation to allow people to carry a firearm openly or concealed, without a permit, adding to his total for Pennsylvania’s chief executive with the most vetoes in more than four decades.
Dr. Oz Running For Pennsylvania U.S. Senate In Wide Open Race For GOP NominationDr. Mehmet Oz, the celebrity heart surgeon best known as the host of TV’s Dr. Oz Show, is planning to run for Pennsylvania’s open U.S. Senate seat as a Republican, according to two people familiar with his plans.
Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff Test Positive For COVID-19Pennsylvania House Majority Leader Kerry Benninghoff has tested positive for COVID-19.
Gov. Tom Wolf Signals Readiness For Congressional District Map DiscussionsGov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday released the priorities for drawing Pennsylvania’s new congressional districts given to him by panel he picked, signaling that he is ready to start discussions with Republicans who control the Legislature.

CBS National News

Jussie Smollett denies staging attackFormer "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett returned to the witness stand, denying that he recruited two men to fake an attack on him, though he admitted that he had changed his story. Charlie De Mar reports.
Remembering a day of infamyAmerica avoided involvement in World War II for several years. But when Japanese planes dropped bombs on Pearl Harbor 80 years ago today, a deeply divided nation became unified. John Dickerson looks back on how Americans came together.
Ghislaine Maxwell accuser shares new details of alleged torture in new bookThe trial of Ghislaine Maxwell is underway and we're hearing new details from one of her alleged victims. In her book, "Silenced No More: Surviving My Journey to Hell and Back," Sarah Ransome writes about her time in Epstein's orbit.
Thousands of military families face food insecurityThe Pentagon vowed to help as thousands of military families struggle to put food on the table. But some say the military's assistance is not coming fast enough. Mark Strassmann has more.
Pfizer shot offers partial protection against Omicron variant, study findsPfizer's COVID-19 vaccine offers some protection against the Omicron variant "but not complete" protection, according to an early study by South African scientists. Nikki Battiste shares the latest.
U.S. marks 80th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attackEighty years ago, the bombing of Pearl Harbor launched the U.S. into World War II. For many survivors, this anniversary may be their last visit to Pearl Harbor. John Dickerson shares more.

CBS World News

Biden warns Putin against Ukraine invasionPresident Biden spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin for nearly two hours to try and talk him out of invading Ukraine. Mr. Biden warned his counterpart that there will be consequences if Russia does. Nancy Cordes has the details.
Biden expressed "deep concerns" to Putin over Ukraine, White House saysThe White House said President Biden voiced "deep concerns" about Russia's "escalation of forces surrounding Ukraine."
France arrests possible suspect in Jamal Khashoggi's murderKhalid Alotaibi, 33, is wanted by Turkey to face justice over the killing.
Russia's troop buildup near Ukraine raises tensions in region ahead of Biden and Putin video callPresident Biden’s video call with Russia’s Vladimir Putin on Tuesday comes amid tensions over Russia's troop buildup near Ukraine. The buildup is raising alarms because Russia invaded and annexed territory in the eastern part of Ukraine in 2014. Senior foreign correspondent Charlie D'Agata reports.
China's lunar rover spots mysterious "hut" on far side of moonThe rover will spend the next few months trying to find out what the cube-shaped object really is.
Biden and Putin to discuss Russian military buildup, tensions with Ukraine, cybersecurityPresident Biden is scheduled to speak with Russian President Vladimir Putin in a video call Tuesday morning. The high-stakes virtual summit is expected to address Russia's military buildup, tensions between Russia and Ukraine and cybersecurity, among other priorities. Senior White House and political correspondent Ed O'Keefe reports.