MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — More than 16,000 customers in four western Pennsylvania communities are waiting to learn if a boil water advisory has been lifted.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have taken into custody three men they say were found with the car of a woman whose body was found in a western Pennsylvania park.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Sam Davis, the guard who helped the Pittsburgh Steelers win four Super Bowls in the 1970s, has died. He was 75.
Davis was found dead Tuesday at New Life Personal Care in...
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Every Thursday night at the Neville Roller Drome, the Steel City Rollers and other skaters flow out on the floor, some of them performing dance moves, others practicing in a...
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Police in western Pennsylvania are asking for help from the public after a man was found shot to death in the garage of a home near Pittsburgh.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man who shot and killed another man during a fight over a $100 debt is now headed to state prison.
GLASSPORT, Pa. (AP) — On a slightly warmer than normal day in early January, Rebecca Brydges is on her lunch break, but she is still hard at work.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities say gunfire in western Pennsylvania claimed the life of a high school senior scheduled to graduate next week.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — A judge has ruled that a western Pennsylvania man must stand trial on charges he flushed his grandparents' ashes down a toilet after his mother kicked him out of her...
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a western Pennsylvania man flushed his grandparents' ashes down a toilet after his mother kicked him out of her home.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A mother accused of killing her 17-month-old son and then sending the boy's father videos of abuse has pleaded no contest to homicide and attempted homicide...
BRADDOCK, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a Pittsburgh-area police officer has been charged with driving under the influence while on duty.
WTAE-TV reports that Braddock officer Renee Jones was...
McKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — A Pittsburgh-area teen has been found safe and her ex-boyfriend has been charged with kidnapping after a two-hour standoff.
State police had issued an Amber Alert for 16-year-old Marjani Aquil after she hadn't been seen since 3:15 p.m. Wednesday in Penn Hills.
She was found inside a house in McKeesport shortly before midnight with bruises to her face. Nineteen-year-old Jermaine Laquay Rodgers of East Pittsburgh was found hiding in the basement two hours later.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Police in western Pennsylvania say two teens have been charged after a gun was brought onto a school bus and video was posted on social media.
McKeesport police say the boys, one 15 and the other 16, were taken into custody Tuesday and charged with possession of a firearm by a minor and possession of a weapon on school property.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Police say a man who had been shot in the head drove himself and another man shot in the head to a western Pennsylvania hospital.
Allegheny County homicide investigators say the two men arrived at McKeesport hospital shortly after 3:30 a.m. Saturday and were taken to local trauma hospitals.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A state senator from western Pennsylvania says there will be $154,000 in state grants going toward improving safety in local schools.
ABILENE, Kan. (AP) — A 44-year-old man has been extradited from Pennsylvania to Kansas to stand trial on 178 counts of sexually assaulting a child over a decade.
Eric Millsap, who had been living in McKeesport, Pennsylvania, is charged with 152 counts of rape, 24 counts of aggravated sodomy and two counts of attempted aggravated criminal sodomy. Millsap was jailed Monday in Abilene, Kansas, on $1.5 million bond.
ABILENE, Kan. (AP) — A man arrested in June in Pennsylvania on a Dickinson County warrant involving 150 counts of rape is back in Kansas.
The Hays Post reports 44-year-old Eric Millsap, of McKeesport, Pennsylvania, arrived in Abilene on Monday. Dickinson County Attorney Andrea Purvis says he was extradited from the Allegheny County Jail in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a woman who was trying to hit another person with her car instead struck and seriously injured a 72-year-old man who was on a sidewalk.
Allegheny County police say charges are pending against 32-year-old McKeesport resident Jakiia Williams.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A man accused of fatally shooting two sisters during a robbery gone bad has been convicted of murder.
Jurors deliberated for less than a day before convicting Kylee Lankford on Monday. The 20-year-old McKeesport man was also found guilty of three counts of robbery and single counts of burglary and conspiracy.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a shooting in a western Pennsylvania neighborhood left a teenager dead and another person injured.
Allegheny County officials say police responding to the shooting in McKeesport shortly after 10:30 p.m. Tuesday found a person with a gunshot wound to the head lying on the front porch of a home.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Henry South served as technology director for McKeesport Area School District, until investigators found child porn on his personal and district-issued computers.
Jarold Winkleblech directed the East Allegheny High School band, until he professed his love to a 15-year-old student, whom he hugged and kissed in his music classroom on a daily basis, the student testified in court.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — The Norris family has built a thriving enterprise from businesses that former owners abandoned in frustration.
The latest phoenix for Dura-Bond — the family owned company founded by J.M. "Buster" Norris in 1960 — to rise from the ashes is U.S. Steel's former pipe mill in McKeesport.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Fire officials in Pennsylvania are crediting a cat with saving the lives of its owners, who were sound asleep when a fire broke out in their home.
The blaze at 1 a.m. Friday apparently started in the attic of the home in McKeesport, about 12 miles south of Pittsburgh.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A Democrat won a special election Tuesday to fill the unexpired term of a Pennsylvania House member who stepped down after pleading guilty to charges related to an illegal gambling machine operation.
Austin Davis defeated Republican Fawn Walker-Montgomery in the race to represent a district in the Monongahela Valley, south of Pittsburgh.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman charged in the stabbing death of her boyfriend in Pittsburgh has told investigators that she acted because of physical abuse.
Fifty-two-year-old Cassandra Locke of McKeesport is charged with homicide in the Nov. 7 death of 49-year-old Daryl Waite on the city's South Side.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — A volunteer fire department in western Pennsylvania has removed its fire chief after police say he was caught having sex with a teenage girl in the backseat of a car.
McKeesport police found 46-year-old Aaron Powell and the girl in a parking lot on Sunday night.
According to the criminal complaint, Powell told officers he had been seeing the teen "in this manner" for a couple of weeks.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — A woman has been charged in the stabbing death of her boyfriend in Pittsburgh.
Fifty-two-year-old Cassandra Locke of McKeesport was charged Wednesday with homicide in the death of the 49-year-old victim, whose name hasn't been released.
Police say he was stabbed in the chest in a third-floor apartment on the city's South Side, then made his way into the lobby of the building and collapsed. He was pronounced dead shortly after 11:30 p.m. Tuesday at UPMC Mercy.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — McKeesport police have charged a man with homicide in the fatal shooting of a man they say he argued with.
Authorities say police responding to a 911 call found a 28-year-old man with multiple gunshot wounds at a house Saturday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Minutes later, police were sent to a local hospital to see a second man, 28-year-old Damien Ashley, also with gunshot wounds. Ashley was flown to a trauma center, where he's listed in stable condition.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Jimmy Beaumont, the lead singer of the doo-wop group the Skyliners and a co-writer of the iconic ballad "Since I Don't Have You," has died at age 76.
Beaumont died in his sleep Saturday at his home in McKeesport, about 10 miles southeast of Pittsburgh, his hometown, his family said.
EAST MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Police say a one-armed woman tried to rob a Pennsylvania bank.
East McKeesport police say 51-year-old Wanda Irvin entered the Key Bank branch about 4 p.m. Tuesday armed with a knife and demanded money. When the teller refused, police say Irvin ran out of the bank and drove away.
Police say a witness got Irvin's license plate, which they tracked to her home where they found a knife in her purse.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — CSX was working to remove 25 coal cars that derailed in a Pittsburgh suburb.
CSX spokesman Rob Doolittle says 25 cars left the tracks about 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, but 14 of the cars remained upright with only one or two wheels disengaged from their tracks in McKeesport. The other 11 derailed cars tipped over or were leaning out of line with the tracks.
Although some coal spilled, there was no environmental impact and nobody was hurt.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — At least nine coal cars have derailed in a Pittsburgh suburb, downing some live electrical wires.
CSX spokesman Rob Doolittle says the train was traveling from Grafton, West Virginia, to Monaca, Pennsylvania, when an unspecified number of coal cars derailed Wednesday afternoon in McKeesport.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Police say a second suspect has been arrested in a shooting during an attempted burglary that killed two sisters and critically wounded a man earlier this month near Pittsburgh.
Allegheny County police say 19-year-old Kylee Lankford was arrested Tuesday morning in a Walmart in North Versailles.
Authorities said two men broke into a McKeesport home Sept. 1 and ended up killing 52-year-old Melodie Robb and 55-year-old Kimberly Lesko.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Allegheny County police say two women have been killed and a man wounded in a shooting in McKeesport, a crime-ridden suburb of Pittsburgh.
Police were called to a home about 3:30 a.m. and found two people shot in the living room and another in the bedroom.
Neighbors reported hearing at least four shots and saw two men running from the scene.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Two males have been wounded in a shooting during a National Night Out event in a Pittsburgh suburb that's struggled to combat violence this year.
The names of the victims, who are 17 and 20 years old, were not immediately released after the shooting Tuesday about 7:30 p.m. in McKeesport.
The former mill town of about 10 miles (16.1 kilometers) southeast of Pittsburgh has had eight homicides so far this year despite having fewer than 20,000 residents.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — A job fair for one of Pennsylvania's first medical marijuana processing plants has drawn hundreds of potential applicants.
Videos posted on social media Thursday show hundreds of people in line hoping to land a job at PurePenn's future facility in McKeesport, a city about 12 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — A teenage father charged with suffocating his 4-month-old son has been ordered to stand trial.
At a preliminary hearing Friday, the teen's lawyer said he adamantly denies harming the infant.
The 17-year-old was arrested in May and charged with criminal homicide. Police say the infant, Isaiah Brooks-Leonard, was found unresponsive at a McKeesport residence after being home alone with his father Feb. 6.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Authorities have released the name of a woman killed in a shooting in the Pittsburgh suburb of McKeesport that also left a man critically wounded.
Allegheny County police say officers responded to the shooting about 10:20 p.m. Sunday and found the two critically wounded.
The medical examiner's office said 23-year-old Samantha Klavora was pronounced dead at a hospital of gunshot wounds. The death was ruled a homicide.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say a teenage father has been arrested in the death of his four-month-old son in western Pennsylvania.
Police in Allegheny County said officers found the child unresponsive at a McKeesport residence early on Feb. 6. The boy was pronounced dead less than an hour later at McKeesport Hospital.
The Allegheny County medical examiner's office identified him as Isaiah Brooks-Leonard and said he died of asphyxiation due to smothering, ruling the death a homicide.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania have identified a man killed by gunfire near Pittsburgh.
Officials said 31-year-old Antonio Wallace was found shot after gunfire was reported at about 10 p.m. Saturday in McKeesport.
The Allegheny County coroner's office said he died of gunshot wounds to the torso and right thigh. The manner of death was ruled homicide.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Authorities in western Pennsylvania say a man shot by police after allegedly ramming a cruiser in a Pittsburgh suburb and fleeing will face charges including aggravated assault.
Allegheny County homicide officials said Tuesday that 39-year-old Todd Robinson will also face reckless endangering, fleeing and eluding police and other counts.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — A man and woman have been fatally shot in a car at a Pennsylvania public housing complex known for its crime problems.
The Allegheny County medical examiner says the dead man was 49-year-old Raffel Greene, of Clairton, and the woman was 32-year-old Jessica Taylor, of Finleyville.
Police say both were found slain in a car at the Crawford Village housing complex in McKeesport just before 12:30 a.m. Thursday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Allegheny County police have released the name of a man who shot himself while negotiating with police who were called after the man reportedly abducted a woman and child in Pittsburgh.
Police say 20-year-old Andre Williams Jr., of McKeesport, shot himself about 4 a.m. in Swissvale.
MCKEESPORT, Pa. (AP) — Police say they've taken a person into custody after three suspicious fires in the Pittsburgh suburb of McKeesport.
The first fire was reported at a home on Beaver Street about 10:30 p.m. Monday. About midnight, another fire was reported on Sixth Street, then another a short time later early Tuesday on Market Street.
Authorities haven't said why they think the fires are suspicious, how they were set, or how the person in custody may be linked to them.