Pittsburgh Bureau Of Fire Receives Funding To Assist The Deaf And Hearing-ImpairedThe Pittsburgh Bureau of Fire has received a grant to help the deaf and hearing-impaired equip their homes with fire safety materials.
Deaf Publix Worker Says Shopper Punched Her For Not Hearing QuestionA Virginia supermarket employee, who has gone deaf due to a rare disease, says a woman attacked her for not responding to the shopper's question.
Girl & Deaf Grandparents Killed In House Fire Hours Before Rape TrialA northeast Ohio prosecutor says a 10-year-old girl died in a house fire early Monday morning, hours before a man suspected of raping her was scheduled to go on trial.
Family Finds Dog Safe After Funnel Clouds Sightings In Lawrence Co.Lawrence County 911 says there are still problems with scattered power outages and localized street flooding in the county, but no reports of major injuries or fatalities.
New Device Helps Deaf Child Hear For 1st Time A little boy in North Carolina who was born deaf -- can now hear. He was born without cochlear nerves, which act like a bridge in the ear and help to process and hear sound.
Local Waitress Teaching Fellow Employees Sign Language For School ProjectWaitress Ashley Carney uses sign language as she waits on Taylor Doyka. Taylor, deaf since birth, appreciates the effort made on her behalf.
Allegheny County Crowns First Deaf “Miss Smiling Irish Eyes”It takes poise and dedication to earn the title of "Miss Smiling Irish Eyes."
Interpreter Says Signing During Emergency Situations Is Long OverdueA sign language interpreter is receiving overnight fame in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. She's been by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's side throughout the entire storm, keeping the hearing-impaired community informed. And back here in Pittsburgh, Allegheny County Executive Rich Fitzgerald used a sign language interpreter for the first time on Monday.
Missing Penn Hills Man Found