Pittsburgh

ByoungJoo/Getty Images
April 30, 2019 - 1:02 pm
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. The Tribune-Review reports that Thomas Wells was arraigned Monday on two counts of abuse of a corpse and a criminal mischief charge...
Read More
Poway, California synagogue shooting
Denis Poroy/AP
April 29, 2019 - 12:41 pm
POWAY, Calif. (AP) — Eight-year-old Noya Dahan had finished praying and gone to play with other children at her Southern California synagogue when gunshots rang out. Her uncle grabbed her and the other children, leading them outside to safety as her leg bled from a shrapnel wound. "I was scared,...
Read More
In this March 6, 2018 file photo, former Vice President Joe Biden speaks at a rally in Collier, Pa.
Gene J. Puskar/AP Photo, File
April 29, 2019 - 12:07 pm
By Marc Levy, Associated Press HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — By picking Pennsylvania for his first campaign speech of the presidential race, Joe Biden is signaling he hopes to own what may be the 2020 election's toughest battleground. Planting a flag in Pennsylvania makes sense for the longtime former...
Read More
Joe Biden
CNN
Pat Loeb
April 23, 2019 - 2:01 pm
PHILADELPHIA (CNN/KYW Newsradio) — Joe Biden will announce his presidential bid on Thursday with an online video, sources familiar with the plans confirm to CNN, finally answering one of the lingering questions hanging over the 2020 Democratic race. The former vice president's team has been laying...
Read More
Former Kraft Heinz CEO Bernardo Hees
Keith Srakocic/AP, file
April 22, 2019 - 12:43 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kraft Heinz Co. has named a new CEO as it struggles to remain relevant amid changing American tastes. The company said Monday that Miguel Patricio, a longtime executive at Anheuser-Busch InBev, will replace outgoing CEO Bernardo Hees in July. Patricio, a native of Portugal, served...
Read More
Survivors of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting embrace.
Steph Chambers/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP
April 10, 2019 - 12:55 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Offering prayers and making speeches, Pennsylvania lawmakers came together in an unusual joint session Wednesday to commemorate the victims of the Pittsburgh synagogue attack that killed 11 people last year. The service was held a day after the Pittsburgh mayor signed new gun...
Read More
Pittsburgh City Council
Keith Srakocic/AP
April 02, 2019 - 2:25 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh City Council gave final approval Tuesday to gun restrictions proposed after last year's synagogue massacre, inviting a legal challenge by gun-rights activists who have long tangled with the city over firearms. After taking an initial vote last week, the all-...
Read More
Unrest continues in Pittsburgh after police officer Michael Rosfeld, who shot and killed Antwon Rose who was running away from him during a traffic stop, is acquitted in the boy's death.
Courtesy of Jarah Doose
Justin Udo
March 24, 2019 - 12:57 pm
PITTSBURGH, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Unrest continues in Pittsburgh after a former police offer, who shot and killed a teenager running away from him during a traffic stop, is acquitted in the teen's death. On Friday, former East Pittsburgh police officer Michael Rosfeld was found not guilty of murder...
Read More
Andrew Kramer/KYW Newsradio
March 23, 2019 - 9:18 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- Dozens gathered in Rittenhouse Square today to seek justice in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Antwon Rose II. "It's really amazing to me to see so many people out here today in a time like this it really shows how many people are paying attention," said Lee...
Read More
Rose family attorney, S. Lee Merritt, left, and Michelle Kenney, mother of Antwon Rose II.
Nate Smallwood/AP
March 23, 2019 - 10:15 am
By Madeline Holcombe and Lauren del Valle, CNN (CNN) -- With the acquittal of an East Pittsburgh police officer in the fatal shooting of 17-year-old Antwon Rose II, the teen's family attorney said their fight for justice is far from over. "It will have to be challenged, in the Supreme Court of...
Read More

Pages