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Mayor Honors The City's LifeGuardsMore than a dozen lifeguards were honored by the city today with certificates of service for their bravery, but this group working at the city's Sue Murray Pool and Highland Park Pools gave new meaning to going above and beyond; KDKA's Pam Surano reports.
Match 6 Lotto Ticket Sold In GlenshawThe $2 Million Match 6 Lotto ticket was sold at a Giant Eagle in Glenshaw.
Move-In Day Causes Traffic In Pittsburgh AreaIt is move-in week in the Pittsburgh area, as local universities welcome students to their campuses and, that can mean some traffic disruptions around town; KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
SWAT Continue To Look For Man In BadenSWAT has reportedly been waiting for a man by the name of Mark to come out of a house in Baden. Until he is in custody neighbors have been told to take shelter.
KDKA-TV Evening Forecast (8/19)Stay on top of local weather with meteorologist Ray Petelin’s forecast!
Ohio Man Accused Of Threatening Jewish Community CenterA judge near Youngstown set bond at $250,000 for James Reardon on Monday and ordered him to stay away from Jewish churches and organizations if he’s released from jail; KDKA's Rachele Mongoivi reports.
Tarentum Bridge Reopened After Tractor-Trailer CrashA tractor-trailer had dropped some of its load off of the bridge onto the train tracks.
Inmate Found Unresponsive At State Correctional Institution At GreeneAccording to the Pennsylvania Department of Corrections, employees were conducting security checks on a housing unit when the officer found Jake Wesley, 51-years-old unresponsive inside his cell.
Tree Of Life Death Penalty DebateU.S. Attorney Scott Brady is seeking the death penalty, charging Bowers with obstruction of an exercise of religious beliefs resulting in death -- a hate crime which could merit execution under the federal system; KDKA's Andy Sheehan reports.
Local Support Network For Bowel DiseasesPeople suffering from Crohn's and Colitis can have significant psychological impacts and worry if they'll be able to lead a normal life. So ibd connect helps patients and their families find comfort and guidance by connecting with volunteers who have had a similar experience; KDKA's Amy Wadas reports.
SWAT Team Responds To StandoffA SWAT team is on the scene in Beaver County and shelter in place has been issued in the surrounding area.
Grove City Medical Center And AHN Sign Affiliation AgreementGrove City Medical Center is joining Allegheny Health Network after the signing of an affiliation agreement. The agreement is pending government approval, but it is expected to help Grove City Medical Center that has been experiencing financial troubles in recent years.
Early Start For Local School DistrictsSchool administrations are trying to get a head start by starting classes before Labor Day, but this new schedule does affect some extraarticular activity; KDKA's Jon Delano reports.
New Football Field Dedication In Mckees RocksThe Pittsburgh Steelers helped fund a new football field in the Sto-Rox School District. It will give kids a new place to work; KDKA's Bob Allen reports.
Dozens Of Rats Infest Local NeighborhoodRodents have moved into a vacant house and neighbors are doing everything they can to get rid of the spreading infestation in Brighton Heights; KDKA's John Shumway reports.
Police Arrest Man Accused Of Sexually Abusing ChildrenBaker is charged with a long list of counts, including rape, involuntary deviate sexual intercourse, sexual assault, sexual abuse of children, corruption of minors and other offenses.
Former Pittsburgh Sports & Exhibition Authority Controller Fired For Stealing FundsThe Pittsburgh Sports and Exhibition Authority has terminated the employment of their now former Controller Sharon Mink for an unauthorized wire transfer.
Man In Hospital After Attacked In Salem TownshipSeveral men attacked another man in Greensburg. Police say they jumped him and beat him with a baseball bat; KDKA's Ross Guidotti reports.
Boy Playing With Matches Caused DeRaud St. FireInvestigators say that 6-year-old boy was playing with matches in a second floor laundry room and admitted to setting the fire. No charges will be filed against the boy or his family; KDKA’s Brenda Waters reports.
Reporter Update: Ray Petelin Weather Forecast 8/19Ray Petelin has the latest weather forecast for Monday, August 19.
Reporter Update: Jon Delano - Back to School... Too Early?Many students go back to school this week... but Jon Delano wants to know, is it really the right time?
Pittsburgh Safety Department Hiring School Crossing GuardsAll applicants are required to be at least 18-years-old, must possess a valid Class C Pennsylvania Driver’s License, must pass a background check, and must be a resident of the City of Pittsburgh during employment.
Penn Hills, Nadine Rd. ClosedA landslide caused a retaining wall to overturn and part of Nadine Road between Allegheny River Boulevard and Lincoln Road in Penn Hills to collapse in July and it has been closed to traffic since.
Babcock Blvd. ReopenedThis section of Babcock Boulevard has been closed since June 10 for the preservation of Little Pine Creek Bridge.
New Details On DeRuad St. FireAuthorities say a 6-year-old boy is to blame for the fire that displaced almost 80 people in West Oakland.
Reporter Update: John Shumway - Neighborhood RatsWhat would you do if your neighbors had rats in their home, and they were coming into your yard? John Shumway has the details on how it's happening to local residents, and how is KDKA trying to help.
KDKA News Update 8-19 3pmKDKA's Stacy Smith and Ray Petelin have the latest news and weather for Monday, August 19.
Reporter Update: Andy Sheehan - Tree of Life Petition To Avoid TrialTwo groups who worshipped at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill are petitioning the U.S. Attorney General to end the shooter's case instead of a plea bargain. KDKA's Andy Sheehan has the details.