KDKA News Update PM: December 3, 2020
KDKA News Update PM: December 3, 2020KDKA News Update PM: December 3, 2020
North Park, South Park Ice Rinks Opening FridayAllegheny County is opening up the North Park and South Park ice rinks for the season soon.
Letter To Santa Dropbox In BaldwinThere is one way to make sure your letter gets to Santa this year.
Increased Demand For Christmas TreesEveryone wants a real Christmas tree this year. One local Christmas tree farm has already sold out of cut-your-own trees.
Rising Coronavirus Cases Impacting Hospital StaffDr. Brian Lamb has more on the rising coronavirus cases and the impact on hospital staff.
Ken Rice's Quarantine Essay: 'I Still Believe This Is Not Forever, But I’m Trying To Be Ready For Anything Now'Some of you may have noticed that Ken Rice has been missing from the anchor desk this week. Here is a message he wanted to share.
KDKA Investigates: Some Retailers Are Taxing 5-Hour Energy Even Though It's Against Pennsylvania LawIt's the law in Pennsylvania that dietary supplements can't be taxed, but a KDKA Investigator Meghan Schiller found out some receipts say otherwise.
KDKA-TV Evening Forecast (12/3)Stay on top of local weather with meteorologist Ray Petelin's forecast!
Allegheny Health Network Nurses Working During The Pandemic Are Marvel's Newest Comic Book HeroesMarvel unveiled its newest superheroes and they come from straight from Pittsburgh. Allegheny Health Network and Marvel Comics are partnering up to honor real-life healthcare heroes; KDKA's Nicole Ford reports.
Lawmaker Wants To Repeal No-Excuse Mail-In Voting In Pa. Used By 2.6 Million Pennsylvanians This FallA Republican state representative near Altoona wants to repeal the law that allows no-excuse mail-in voting in Pennsylvania. KDKA's Jon Delano has more.
Southwestern Hospitals Will Have Staffing Shortages In The Next Week, Health Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine SaysPittsburgh-area hospitals are treating more patients than ever. They say they were prepared for this expected fall surge, but staffing is the big concern; KDKA's Paul Martino reports.
Modern Plans To Test Coronavirus Vaccine On ChildrenModerna is opening its clinical coronavirus vaccine trials to children ages 12-17. KDKA's Dr. Maria Simbra has more.
Salvation Army Expects Fewer DonationsIt's the season of giving, but this year many don't have a lot to give. KDKA's Nicole Ford has more.
Independent Mediator Pays Out Over $19M To Victims Of Pittsburgh Diocese Clergy Sexual AbuseAn independent mediator paid out over $19 million to victims of sexual abuse by clergy in the Diocese of Pittsburgh.
Web Extra: Penguins On ParadeHere's a look at the Penguins On Parade event at Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium!
Reporter Update: Moderna Opening Vaccine Trial For AdolescentsKDKA's Health Editor Dr. Maria Simbra is looking at Moderna's new trial for the coronavirus vaccine in adolescents.
Reporter Update: Local Nurses To Become Real-Life SuperheroesKDKA's Nicole Ford has the story of some Allegheny Health Network nurses who will become Marvel Comic superheroes!
Ohio Nursing Home Residents Go 'Deer Hunting' With Staff MembersResidents in an Ohio nursing home were given the opportunity to go "deer hunting" recently.
KDKA-TV Afternoon Forecast (12/3)Stay on top of local weather with meteorologist Ron Smiley’s 7-day forecast!
Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium Kicks Off Penguin Parade SeasonThe Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium is kicking off their annual Penguins on Parade season today!
Free COVID-19 Testing Comes To CarrickKDKA's Amy Wadas reports from Carrick where a testing site has been set up today for coronavirus screenings.
Butler Memorial And Clarion Hospitals Facing ICU Bed ShortageKDKA's Lindsay Ward has more on Butler Memorial and Clarion hospitals reaching ICU capacity due to the surge in coronavirus cases.
Pa. Hospitals Running Out Of Beds, Facing Staff ShortagesPennsylvania Health Dept. Secretary Dr. Rachel Levine says hospitals across the state are not only running out of beds but some are facing staffing shortages due to the surge in coronavirus cases.
Reporter Update: 2 Local Hospitals Reach ICU CapacityKDKA's Lindsay Ward has more on Butler Memorial and Clarion hospitals reaching ICU capacity due to the surge in coronavirus cases.