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  • Roethlisberger sharp, Steelers top Saints 27-14

    August 26, 2016 11:45 PM

    NEW ORLEANS- Ben Roethlisberger torched New Orleans' defense for 148 yards and two touchdown passes on his first two series of this preseason, then got the rest of the game off while the Steelers rolled to a 27-14 victory over the Saints on Friday night. Roethlisberger, who sat out of... more »
  • Crews free man stuck between buildings after bid to impress woman

    August 23, 2016 10:33 AM

    PITTSBURGH - Crews have rescued a man who became trapped between two buildings in Pittsburgh, reportedly after trying to jump from one rooftop to another to impress a woman he had just met. Authorities didn't identify the man, who was freed about 6 a.m. Tuesday. He'd been trapped about... more »
  • Police: 5 dead, at least 3 injured in Pennsylvania shooting

    March 10, 2016 4:22 AM

    WILKINSBURG, PA.- Police say five people have been killed in a shooting in suburban Pittsburgh and at least two gunmen are at large. Allegheny County police say four women and a man were killed late Wednesday during a backyard party in the Borough of Wilkinsburg. At least three others are... more »
  • Panthers beat Seahawks 31-24, reach NFC title game

    January 17, 2016 3:51 PM

    CHARLOTTE, N. C. - The two best teams in the NFC will play for a spot in the Super Bowl. Cam Newton, with the help of Jonathan Stewart, led the Carolina Panthers to a huge halftime lead, then hung on for 31-24 win over the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday. The... more »
  • Osweiler active to be Manning's backup vs. Steelers

    January 17, 2016 3:45 PM

    DENVER - Backup quarterback Brock Osweiler is active and available to relieve Peyton Manning in the Denver Broncos' playoff game against the battered Pittsburgh Steelers. Osweiler missed nearly two weeks of practice with a sprained right knee before returning Friday. With Osweiler available, the Broncos (12-4) deactivated QB Trevor Siemian.... more »
  • Pa. police: Man squeezed baby daughter so hard he broke her ribs

    January 6, 2016 11:21 AM

    PITTSBURGH - A man accused of squeezing his baby daughter so hard he broke her ribs has surrendered to Pittsburgh police. Twenty-three-year-old Billy Damond Williams was awaiting arraignment Wednesday on attempted homicide and other charges. His attorney, Ernest Sharif, says Williams denies wrongdoing, saying, "Nobody abused any child in this... more »
  • Arrieta, Cubs silence Pirates 4-0 to win NL wild-card game

    October 8, 2015 9:02 AM

    PITTSBURGH, PA.- Jake Arrieta allowed four hits in nine dominant innings and the Chicago Cubs rolled to a 4-0 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL wild-card game on Wednesday night. Arrieta struck out 11 without a walk. He also dusted off getting plunked by Pittsburgh reliever Tony Watson... more »
  • Biden: The gap between wealthy, poor is hurting the nation

    September 7, 2015 12:01 PM

    PITTSBURGH - Vice President Joe Biden is marking the Labor Day holiday with a stop in Pittsburgh. The vice president is donning a black-and-gold United Steelworkers union hat and telling hundreds of union members that the gap between the wealthy and poor is hurting the nation. Biden says the nation's... more »
  • Cops: Driver cruised for miles with man on hood after fight

    April 21, 2015 10:53 AM

    PITTSBURGH - State police say a Pittsburgh man drove for several miles through seven communities with another man clinging to the hood of his vehicle after an argument. The driver, 46-year-old Dwayne Harvard, is charged with aggravated assault and other crimes after the Sunday night incident. He tells local TV... more »
  • Authorities: Woman who posed as lawyer almost became partner

    March 27, 2015 1:23 PM

    PITTSBURGH - Authorities say a Pennsylvania woman used forged documents to pretend to be a lawyer for a decade and was in line to be named partner when her fraud was discovered. Forty-five-year-old Kimberly Kitchen, of James Creek, was charged Thursday with forgery and unauthorized practice of law. The attorney... more »
  • LSU basketball hits the practice court in Pittsburgh, prepares for NC State Play Video

    March 18, 2015 11:36 PM

    PITTSBURGH - The LSU Tigers arrived in Pennslyvania Wednesday, going through a practice at the CONSOL Energy Center and discussing the upcoming challenge of facing NC State in the 2nd round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday. "We've matured a lot throughout the year and I feel like we're... more »
  • Houston improbable 35-34 AF Bowl win over Pitt

    January 2, 2015 2:45 PM

    FORT WORTH, Texas - Greg Ward threw three touchdowns in the final 3:41 of the Armed Forces Bowl, two after Houston recovered onside kicks, and completed a game-winning 2-point conversion as the Cougars beat Pittsburgh 35-34 with an improbable comeback Friday. Pitt (6-7) led 31-6 when ACC offensive player of... more »
  • Salvation Army returns $10K ring dropped in kettle

    December 4, 2014 11:03 AM

    MONROEVILLE, PA - The Salvation Army has returned a $10,000 gold-and-diamond ring to a Pittsburgh-area woman who accidentally dropped it into a donation kettle. Lisa Hawkins tells KDKA-TV she stopped to Christmas shop Tuesday and unknowingly scooped up the ring when she grabbed some change out of her purse. Hawkins... more »
  • Brees leads Saints past sluggish Steelers 35-32

    November 30, 2014 4:55 PM

    PITTSBURGH - Drew Brees threw five touchdowns for the ninth time in his career as the New Orleans Saints dominated the sloppy Pittsburgh Steelers 35-32 on Sunday. Kenny Stills caught five passes for a career-high 162 yards and a score as the Saints (5-7) ended a three-game losing streak by... more »
  • Saints' Robinson to miss 6th straight game

    November 28, 2014 4:01 PM

    METAIRIE - The New Orleans Saints have ruled out running back Khiry Robinson for Sunday's game at Pittsburgh, meaning he'll miss his sixth straight game with a forearm injury. Linebacker Kyle Knox, who missed last week's game with a hand injury, also has been listed as out on Friday's injury... more »
  • Roethlisberger, Steelers dominate Ravens 43-23

    November 3, 2014 1:58 AM

    PITTSBURGH, PA - Ben Roethlisberger threw for 340 yards and six scores to set an NFL record for most touchdown passes in consecutive games, leading the Pittsburgh Steelers to a 43-23 victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday night. A week after passing for a franchise-record six touchdowns against Indianapolis,... more »
  • Bumming a smoke led to prison

    October 22, 2014 7:51 PM

    PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA- It's ten years in prison for a bank robber who stopped to bum a smoke as he tried to make his getaway. A construction worker told police Paul Carman appeared nervous when he threw his shirt into a trash container and asked the worker for a smoke.... more »
  • Bumgarner, Giants silence Pirates 8-0 to advance

    October 2, 2014 1:55 AM

    PITTSBURGH, PA - Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts and Brandon Crawford hit the first grand slam by a shortstop in postseason history as the San Francisco Giants routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 on Wednesday night in the National League wild-card game. San Francisco will face NL East... more »
  • Roethlisberger, Steelers top Panthers 37-19

    September 22, 2014 2:09 AM

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Ben Roethlisberger threw two 7-yard touchdown passes to Antonio Brown, Le'Veon Bell ran for 147 yards and the Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Carolina Panthers 37-19 on Sunday night. The Steelers had gone eight quarters without a touchdown before Roethlisberger's two scoring strikes in the third. They were... more »
  • Ravens overcome a week of distraction with win

    September 12, 2014 2:04 AM

    BALTIMORE, MD - Playing three days after running back Ray Rice was released, the Ravens got a pair of touchdown passes from Joe Flacco and rolled past the rival Pittsburgh Steelers 26-6 on Thursday night. Rice was reaching the end of a two-game suspension for domestic violence when a video... more »
  • EBR looking outside Louisiana for teachers Play Video

    August 17, 2014 12:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge schools held a job fair in Pittsburgh Pa. to try to fill some of the open positions. School officials say they have more than 60 unfilled jobs and they are already a week into the school year. Watch the video to see... more »
  • Baton Rouge recruiting teachers in Pittsburgh

    August 13, 2014 11:04 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge schools need more teachers this year, so school system leaders are heading to Pennsylvania for a recruitment event. The East Baton Rouge Parish School System announced Tuesday that it is planning a teacher jobs fair at a hotel near the Pittsburgh airport on Saturday. The... more »
  • Heroin Happy Meals

    February 11, 2014 7:59 PM

    PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA- Customers who used a drive through at a McDonald's in Pittsburgh could use the code words, "I'd like to order a toy" to get a heroin-laced Happy Meal. Shantia Dennis faces drug charges and her lawyer says she's "emotionally crushed" by the accusation from police and prosecutors.... more »
  • 3 shot near Pittsburgh high school, gunman loose

    November 13, 2013 2:54 PM

    PITTSBURGH - School officials say three people were shot in or near a Pittsburgh high school, and police are searching for a gunman. School officials say three students were shot outside Brashear High School on Wednesday afternoon as they walked to a vehicle they'd all taken to school earlier in... more »
  • Heroin and teaching don't mix

    October 17, 2013 7:49 PM

    PITTSBURGH, PENNSYLVANIA- A substitute teacher admitted he took heroin about an hour before he was to teach class and passed out in front of his students. Police arrested 26-year-old Christopher Chiappetta after he collapsed in front of eleven students. Officers say they found four baggies of heroin in his pocket... more »
  • Nationals' Zimmerman goes for 12 wins

    July 1, 2013 10:21 AM

    UNDATED - A couple of major league baseball streaks are put on hold today with a limited schedule in the bigs. Pittsburgh gets the day off to savor its nine-game winning streak, while Colorado's Michael Cuddyer puts his 27-game hitting streak on hold because the Rockies are idle. That clears... more »
  • Pittsburgh girl, 6, crashes car in bid to see dad

    February 4, 2013 8:52 AM

    PITTSBURGH- Pittsburgh police say a determined 6-year-old girl didn't hurt anyone when she crashed her mother's car while trying to drive across town to visit her father. Police haven't released the name of the girl whose mother was reportedly still sleeping when the girl took the woman's car keys about... more »
  • DA: Mom chased pot while twins, 3, died in fire

    January 24, 2013 12:38 PM

    PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh-area woman has been charged with involuntary manslaughter and other crimes for allegedly leaving her 3-year-old twins alone before they died in a fire, while she was trying to retrieve marijuana stolen by her 15-year-old daughter. The attorney for 32-year-old Dalawna Berran-Lett says he's still reviewing the... more »
  • Pa. pastor's niece, boyfriend jailed in burglary

    January 2, 2013 12:48 PM

    PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh-area pastor's niece and her boyfriend have been jailed on charges they burglarized the clergyman's home while he conducted a Christmas Eve service. Ross Township police charged 28-year-old Jessica Hirth and her boyfriend, 26-year-old Jeremiah Kelly, both of the township, with burglary, receiving stolen property and criminal... more »

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