Crude-Carrying Tanker Trains Continue To Concern For Local CommunitiesEvery day, tanker trains travel Norfolk Southern’s Conemauch line through towns like Vandergrift – and mostly without incident.
New Public Safety Director Ready To Return To Pittsburgh Roots He was a small town cop in West Brownsville -- who left for the state police and then traveled the country in the FBI with stops in New York City and Washington D.C.
Peduto Names News Public Safety Director Mayor Bill Peduto named a new public safety director Wednesday. He announced he is hiring FBI Special Agent Stephen Bucar to fill the position.
KD Investigates: City Still In Need Of New Safety Director, Police ChiefBill Peduto has been mayor of the city now for four months, but he still hasn’t named a new chief for his embattled police bureau, which is in dire need of new leadership.
Public Safety Officials Prepping For St. Patrick’s Day CelebrationsThe Pittsburgh St. Patrick's Day Parade steps off Saturday at 10 a.m.
Officials Urge Caution During Extreme Cold WeatherWith extreme cold temperatures expected to hit our region Monday, city officials are urging the public to use caution.
Officials Announce Security Changes To Pittsburgh Marathon Mayor Luke Ravenstahl vowed that the Pittsburgh Marathon will not go bankrupt in the future despite any increased cost of additional security.
2 Children Dead After Greenfield Fire Police and firefighters have responded to the scene of a house fire in Greenfield.
Colorado Tragedy Raises Public Security QuestionsIn a post-9/11 America, heightened security is the new normal, and metal detectors and checkpoints are commonplace in government buildings like the Allegheny County Courthouse. But questions arise in the wake of the Aurora, Colo., tragedy - should their use be expanded to all public places or does security have it limits?
Rescue Equipment, Training Put In Place After Washington Blvd. Flash FloodingThe City of Pittsburgh is now ready to go with rescue equipment along Washington Boulevard, which was the scene of deadly flooding just weeks ago. For the first time, police officers will have immediate access to water rescue equipment.
Investigations Into Washington Blvd. Flooding BeginKDKA AM's Larry and John talk to Councilman Doug Shields and Public Safety Director Michael Huss about the fatal flooding on Friday.