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    BEAVER, Pa. (KDKA) — It’s been five months since Jodi Gill has seen her father. “On May 28th, my dad tested positive,” Gill said. To date, nearly every resident inside Brighton Rehab and Wellness Center has tested positive for the virus and 73 have died. Gill told KDKA she wants accountability. “Everybody knew and no...
    LAWRENCE COUNTY (KDKA) — Emergency crews are responding after an elderly man fell over a hillside and into a creek. This is off of South Main Street in Bessemer, Lawrence County. A deputy coroner has been called out as well. The man is said to be 88 years old. Stay with KDKA as...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff HARMAR TOWNSHIP, Pa. (KDKA) — First responders are on the scene after a pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in Harmar Township. Allegheny County said the collision happened on the Route 28 southbound offramp at Hite Road. Harmar: Vehicle/pedestrian collision – Route 28 SB Offramp at Hite Rd; Responders on scene...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (KDKA) — Medical researchers from West Virginia University are disputing the results of a recent study about the effectiveness of neck gaiters in protecting against coronavirus. A study from Duke University gained attention earlier this week for pointing out “gaiter face coverings” are not effective and could even be...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The PIAA says they will be reconvening next week to further discuss the start of the fall sports season. The decision has been up in the air since last week when Gov. Tom Wolf issued comments recommending that youth sports be canceled until January. PIAA Executive Director Dr. Robert A. Lombardi said...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Twenty-five individuals are alleging sexual abuse by priests in the Pittsburgh Catholic Diocese. Lawsuits were filed on their behalf Friday by a senior attorney at local law firm Swensen & Perer. The plaintiffs are asking for damages in relation to the alleged assaults. Among the named defendants are...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – For those that need to dispose of old household chemicals, this weekend will be that chance. The Pennsylvania Resources Council is hosting a collection event at the Boyce Park Ski Lodge parking lot on Saturday. Starting at 9:00 a.m. and running through 1:00 p.m., for a...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – PNC Bank is once again stepping up to help Pittsburgh area small businesses during the pandemic. They will be committing $10 million and that money will go to three programs of the Urban Redevelopment Authority. $6.5 million will be heading to the Emergency And Recovery Loan...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Friday is going to be another hot day in Pittsburgh. This summer could go down as one of the hottest on record in Pittsburgh as all data points point to it being on a path to be top 20 when it comes to things like average temperature and total days above 80...
    By: KDKA-TV News PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Three people, including at least one child, were taken to the hospital following a crash on the Parkway North. Several cars collided in the outbound lanes near the Perrysville Exit on Thursday night. The road was closed briefly following the crash. The condition of those involved...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff CRANBERRY TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – With back to school season here, Cranberry Township is helping students in need get the supplies necessary to succeed. “Operation Lunch Pail Pals” will take place on August 27 between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m. at the public safety training center behind the Cranberry Public Works...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Police are searching for two suspects that broke into a home and shot a man on Lorenz Avenue on Thursday night. According to police, the break-in occurred in the 700 block of Lorenz Avenue around 10:00 p.m. When police arrived at the home, they found...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Quaker Valley School District joins an already long list of schools that are pushing back the start date of the school year. On Thursday night, the school board voted to push back the start date from August 27 to September 8. The district’s full coronavirus reopening...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff MCKEESPORT (KDKA) – The Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank will be hosting a drive-up food distribution in McKeesport on Saturday morning. The distribution will serve 650 vehicles on Eden Park Boulevard from 10:00 a.m. until noon. Each car will receive a single share of food which is at least...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff VENANGO COUNTY, Pa. (KDKA) — Firefighters are battling a massive fire in Venango County on Thursday night. Fire crews are at Seneca Hardwoods Lumber Company in Rockland Township. The Derrick reports the fire started after the business was closed for the evening. So far there have been no reported injuries. ...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Monday is the start of the Democratic National Convention that will officially nominate Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. Over 200 Pennsylvania delegates will attend virtually from their homes. It turns out, the oldest and one of the youngest delegates come from this region. Many journalists and delegates have been going to political...
    WASHINGTON CO, Pa. (KDKA) — Dozens of cats have been abandoned at a Washington County home without water or food. A cat rescue group is working around the clock to move them so they have a chance at surviving. KDKA counted at least 12 cats on the front porch of a home on Dunns Station...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Diocese of Pittsburgh has pushed back the start of school for elementary school. On Thursday, the diocese said the new start date is Sept. 8 due to teachers requesting more time to implement coronavirus health and safety protocols. High schools within the diocese are still on their original opening schedules. “We’ve...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff UNIONTOWN (KDKA) — A grand jury investigation has uncovered alleged corruption inside the Fayette County Prison. Fayette County District Attorney Richard Bower announced charges at a news conference Thursday morning. (Photo Credit: Ross Guidotti/KDKA) They are calling the investigation “Operation Clean Sweep.” The probe started last December when Bower told Fayette...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It’s going to be another hot one on Thursday with temperatures nearing 90 degrees. Photo Credit: KDKA Weather Center WEATHER LINKS: Current Conditions | School Delays & Closings | Local Radar | Weather App | Photos While some are saying today will be humid, winds will continue to blow out of...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff INDUSTRY, Pa. (KDKA) – One person is dead following an overnight crash in Beaver County. Authorities say the driver went over a hill along Route 68 just before 10:00 on Wednesday night near Industry. No one else was involved in the crash. The identity of the driver has...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A man pleaded guilty to killing his landlord in 2019. Michael Wolf will be sentenced this fall following his guilty plea. He admitted to shooting and killing Matthew Khoury at a house on Kincaid Avenue in Garfield last July. Wolf had been renting a room...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff HARRISBURG (KDKA) – As there is with so many things in life, the coronavirus pandemic has brought about scams. Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf is warning Pennsylvanians to be alert and aware of “contact tracing scams.” He says several people have received phone calls asking for their social security numbers...
    Some restaurant and tavern owners in western Pennsylvania say they’re not happy with Democrat Gov. Tom Wolf’s orders limiting the number of patrons they can serve because of the coronavirus. The disgruntled business owners in Allegheny County say they plan to fight back beginning Friday with what they’re calling a “Restaurant Revolution.” Organizers are asking...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff BURGETTSTOWN, Pa. (KDKA) – Fans wanting to see KISS with David Lee Roth at S&T Bank Music Park are going to have to wait until next year. They announced on Wednesday that their Pittsburgh stop of the End of the Road World Tour will now come to town on August...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff HARRISBURG (KDKA) – Pennsylvania’s online application for mail-in and absentee ballots are now available in Spanish. The state says that the new applications will make voting easier and more accessible for people all across Pennsylvania. According to the state, 50% of statewide growth is attributed to the Latinx community....
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (KDKA) — Penn State is making students sign a waiver acknowledging the risk of returning to campus. The “Penn State COVID-19 Compact” includes a list of requirements and guidelines for return and absolves the university of liability if a student gets sick, becomes disabled or dies due to...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff WASHINGTON COUNTY, Pa. (KDKA) — An animal rescue group is trying to round up a colony of abandoned cats in Washington County. Paws with Claws says the person who had been feeding the cats recently moved away from the home. There are now more than 30 cats now roaming the property....
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — When communities and families are struggling, Pittsburghers always find a way to reach out and help. For the volunteers at A Giving Heart in Pittsburgh’s Arlington neighborhood, it’s a heavy workload but one with so many rewards. KDKA talked to organizer Kristee Cammack about the outreach. She heads up a...
    MT. LEBANON, Pa. (KDKA) — A group of parents and students are protesting Mt. Lebanon School District’s back-to-school plan for the fall. The district has advocated for beginning the first nine weeks of the school year online. District leaders are citing health concerns and a potential lack of teachers due to coronavirus fears. Mt. Lebanon...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Democratic National Convention begins next Monday in Milwaukee with a couple of hundred delegates from Pennsylvania. Remember those crazy presidential conventions every four years with funny outfits, lots of speeches and cheering delegates? Well, not this year. “We’re going to be completely virtual, and our main goal is that our delegates...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff MCKEESPORT, Pa. (KDKA) – Police in Allegheny County are looking for a missing 14-year-old boy. McKeesport police say Elijah McCarthy hasn’t been seen since yesterday around 10:10 p.m. in the 1000 block of Soles Street. He was last seen wearing shorts, no shoes and maybe a red shirt, police say....
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pennsylvania Court of Judicial Discipline has filed charges against Allegheny County Judge Mark Tranquilli. He is facing six counts of judicial misconduct. Tranquilli was relieved of his duties earlier this year after allegedly using a racial slur against a Black juror. BREAKING:PA Court of Judicial Discipline files charges against Alle. Co....
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Penguins say the contracts of assistant coaches Sergei Gonchar, Jacques Martin and Mark Recchi will not be renewed. “We want to thank Sergei, Jacques and Mark for their many contributions to the Penguins over the years, and wish them well in their future endeavors” GM Jim Rutherford said in a...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff CANONSBURG (KDKA) – Canonsburg is planning to form a “Diversity and Inclusion Recognition” Task Force. The borough is looking to bridge any gaps between minority groups and police and government. According to Canonsburg Mayor David Rhome, the task force was the result of conversations involving borough officials and church...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff WILKINS TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – Fire crews responded to two car fires overnight on Tuesday and Wednesday in Wilkins Township. Both of the firest were along Roland Road neare Lucia Drive. According to the fire chief, both cars were put out by police officers with fire extinguishers. The Wilkins...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Highs in Pittsburgh yesterday only reached 87 degrees and Wednesday will be a similar day with highs likely reaching 88 degrees. It will be a partly cloudy day with winds out of the north around 5-10 miles per hour. WEATHER LINKS: Current Conditions | School Delays & Closings | Local Radar...
    MONROEVILLE (KDKA) – Just one week ago, the Monroeville Rehabilitation and Wellness Center reported zero cases of coronavirus. As of Wednesday morning, the latest data from the Pennsylvania Department of Health, the center is reporting 47 positive cases and seven deaths from COVID-19. All of these positive cases and deaths are residents. ...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff GROVE CITY (KDKA) – The Shenango Valley Midget Football League announced on its Facebook page that they intend to move forward with its season. They voted on a plan to play an abbreviated 6-to-8 week season that would start on August 22. Games would be played at non-school affiliated...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff BETHEL PARK (KDKA) – Bethel Park School District students most likely will not be back in the classroom next month. On Tuesday night, interim superintendent Dr. Joseph C. Dimperio introduced a new timetable for students returning to school. Students would begin learning remotely on September 1 and would only...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff MARS, Pa. (KDKA) – Most of the students in the Mars Area School District will be back in the classroom five days a week, no hybrid model. The school board unanimously approved the plan to get students back into the classroom. Families that do not want to send their...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PLUM BOROUGH (KDKA) – Plum School District students will not be going back to school five days a week. The district will begin classes on September 2 under a hybrid model, with students going to school for in-person instruction two days a week and then three days of remote learning....
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra has announced they are canceling the rest of its 2020 season. Rather than host in-person shows, PSO will host a “Digital Series” for free and open to the public. Those that have a subscription for the 2020-2021 season will have their subscriptions...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff ALLEGHENY COUNTY, Pa. (KDKA) — At least one person was taken to the hospital following a crash near the Dormont pool on Tuesday night. A white car appeared to have crossed the center line and crashed by the tennis courts. (Photo Credit: KDKA’s Tim Lawson) A dark-colored SUV on a...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff WARRENDALE, Pa. (KDKA) — A woman born in the middle of the Spanish Flu pandemic celebrated her 102nd birthday on Tuesday. Mary Cassese celebrated in style at The Waters of Wexford senior living center. She was treated to her favorite meal of pizza with sausage and mushrooms and Klondike bars. ...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Big 12 Conference is reportedly moving forward with a fall football season. Yahoo’s Pete Thamel and Rivals’ Sooner Scoop report the league is going to continue to pursue playing football this season. The presidents in the league, which includes West Virginia, held a call on Tuesday...
    LAWRENCE COUNTY, Pa. (KDKA) — A Lawrence County farmer has been invited to speak at the Democratic National Convention next week. Rick Telesz says he voted for Donald Trump four years ago, but this year he’s backing Joe Biden. Telesz, of Volant, is a soybean and dairy farmer. He’s more comfortable with the cows and...
    By: KDKA-TV News Staff ALLEGHENY COUNTY (KDKA) — A longtime assistant Allegheny County district attorney who believed he contracted coronavirus at the courthouse has died. Russ Broman died Tuesday at Allegheny General Hospital after a several-week fight with the coronavirus, according to a family attorney. Broman filed a complaint with OSHA and complained to friends...
    ROSS TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A tractor-trailer has crashed into a utility pole, knocking out power to part of the North Hills this afternoon. The accident happened after 2:30 p.m. at the intersection between busy McKnight Road and Babcock Boulevard. (Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Ian Smith) Multiple wires are down and power is out to traffic...