Nice weather brings people to parks, stores - safe social distancing practices in use

NICE WEATHER BRINGS PEOPLE TO PARKS, STORES - SAFE SOCIAL DISTANCING PRACTICES IN USE

Pittsburgh city leaders stressed people shouldn't let their guard down this weekend and practice safe social distancing in nice weather

Monongalia County limits liquor sales to West Virginia residents only

MONONGALIA COUNTY LIMITS LIQUOR SALES TO WEST VIRGINIA RESIDENTS ONLY

The change took effect at noon Saturday and will remain in effect until rescinded.

 
 
 
Three people taken to hospital after chemical fire inside Plum business

THREE PEOPLE TAKEN TO HOSPITAL AFTER CHEMICAL FIRE INSIDE PLUM BUSINESS

Officials said there were at least a dozen employees inside the building when the fire started.

Search suspended for two members of Kennedy family lost in Chesapeake Bay

SEARCH SUSPENDED FOR TWO MEMBERS OF KENNEDY FAMILY LOST IN CHESAPEAKE BAY

The search for two members of the Kennedy family - Maeve Kennedy McKean and her son, Gideon - was suspended 26 hours after they were...

 
 
 
This week in coronavirus news

THIS WEEK IN CORONAVIRUS NEWS

Here's a look back on the biggest coronavirus headlines in the last week.

Police: Wrong-way driver hits police car on Parkway West

POLICE: WRONG-WAY DRIVER HITS POLICE CAR ON PARKWAY WEST

A driver who was traveling east in the westbound lanes of Interstate 376 struck a police car Friday night, Pennsylvania State Police...

 
 
 
Person hit, killed by train in Tarentum

PERSON HIT, KILLED BY TRAIN IN TARENTUM

Police are at the scene in the area of East 5th Avenue near the Tarentum Bridge.

COVID-19 impact on Pennsylvania election preparations monitored by Common Cause

COVID-19 IMPACT ON PENNSYLVANIA ELECTION PREPARATIONS MONITORED BY COMMON CAUSE

Even before the pandemic, big changes were coming for Pennsylvania elections. But now there are more changes, including the delaying...

 
 
 
Pittsburgh FBI investigating Citizens Bank robbery in Grove City

PITTSBURGH FBI INVESTIGATING CITIZENS BANK ROBBERY IN GROVE CITY

The FBI is asking for help to identify a man who they say robbed a Citizens Bank branch in Grove City, Pennsylvania.

Investigation finds Pennsylvania not getting personal protective equipment requested from federal government

INVESTIGATION FINDS PENNSYLVANIA NOT GETTING PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT REQUESTED FROM FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

Pittsburgh Public Safety Director Wendell Hissrich said the shortage of PPE could become critical very soon.

 
 
 
Parks locked, basketball courts closed in Connellsville

PARKS LOCKED, BASKETBALL COURTS CLOSED IN CONNELLSVILLE

Connellsville mayor says large groups continued to gather at local parks

Backpack company based in Homewood making 40,000 face shields for medical staff

BACKPACK COMPANY BASED IN HOMEWOOD MAKING 40,000 FACE SHIELDS FOR MEDICAL STAFF

Day Owl is delivering its version of a counter punch to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic, which forced the company to lay off staff.

 
 
 
Family unable to spend final days with loved one due to visitation restrictions

FAMILY UNABLE TO SPEND FINAL DAYS WITH LOVED ONE DUE TO VISITATION RESTRICTIONS

"That man was the light of our lives. It's very hard," said Heather Reynolds, Rolewicz's granddaughter.

Allegheny County police investigating death of 1-year-old girl

ALLEGHENY COUNTY POLICE INVESTIGATING DEATH OF 1-YEAR-OLD GIRL

In a report released Friday, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner's Office said the cause of death of 1-year-old Reagan Cash was combined...

 
 
 
Baldwin student making masks for health care workers

BALDWIN STUDENT MAKING MASKS FOR HEALTH CARE WORKERS

Baldwin junior John Sciarretti is sewing masks for medical professionals, and he's even getting his classmates involved.

‘Lean On Me,' ‘Ain't No Sunshine' singer Bill Withers dies at 81

‘LEAN ON ME,' ‘AIN'T NO SUNSHINE' SINGER BILL WITHERS DIES AT 81

Bill Withers, who wrote and sang a string of soulful songs in the 1970s that have stood the test of time, including “ Lean On Me, ”...

 
 
 
Fire breaks out inside of home in Rankin

FIRE BREAKS OUT INSIDE OF HOME IN RANKIN

No reports of injuries

Sunshine Today; Rain to Finish the Weekend

SUNSHINE TODAY; RAIN TO FINISH THE WEEKEND

 
 
 
Idlewild and SoakZone; Sandcastle delay 2020 opening dates

IDLEWILD AND SOAKZONE; SANDCASTLE DELAY 2020 OPENING DATES

The announcements were made earlier this week.

Activities for when you're sick at home

ACTIVITIES FOR WHEN YOU'RE SICK AT HOME

Tip 1: Take it easy.

 
 
 



National coronavirus updates: Some states say they're missing what they need...

National coronavirus updates: Some states say they're missing what they need to combat the virus

As cases rise, testing has become crucial in tracking how many Americans have been infected, but officials in some states say they still don't have enough. Read more ...

Amid virus, California moved slowly on nursing student rules

Amid virus, California moved slowly on nursing student rules

Fearing an out-of-control coronavirus outbreak would overwhelm California's health care system, Gov. Gavin Newsom declared a statewide emergency on March 4. Within a week... Read more ...

Coronavirus Has Now Killed More New Jersey Residents Than 9/11 Attacks

Coronavirus Has Now Killed More New Jersey Residents Than 9/11 Attacks

In a press conference Saturday, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy announced 200 new COVID-19 deaths, bringing the state's death toll to 846. Read more ...

‘There will be death': Trump warns of ‘toughest week' ahead

‘There will be death': Trump warns of ‘toughest week' ahead

President Donald Trump on Saturday warned that America's "toughest week" is coming up, predicting "there will be death" as the number of Covid-19 cases surges in the days... Read more ...

LIVE: Gov. Beshear gives update on COVID-19 across Kentucky

LIVE: Gov. Beshear gives update on COVID-19 across Kentucky

Gov. Beshear is giving an update on COVID-19 across Kentucky at a news conference on Saturday. Read more ...

Trump pledges more money for small businesses to weather coronavirus storm

Trump pledges more money for small businesses to weather coronavirus storm

President Donald Trump is promising to pump more cash into a program aimed at keeping small businesses afloat through their coronavirus shutdowns. “I will immediately ask... Read more ...

Shop towels filter better than T-shirts for DIY coronavirus masks

Shop towels filter better than T-shirts for DIY coronavirus masks

After President Trump said Friday Americans can wear face masks - and experts now say they can help stop the coronavirus - people are going DIY, making their own face... Read more ...

Two kids hospitalized after eating pot gummies from Utah food bank

Two kids hospitalized after eating pot gummies from Utah food bank

Two children have been hospitalized after eating marijuana gummies they got at a food bank. “An 11-year-old and a 5-year-old were taken to a hospital Friday night after... Read more ...

Franklin County officials order Haspin Acres to close after dozens flock to...

Franklin County officials order Haspin Acres to close after dozens flock to park causing traffic jam

The Franklin County public health officer has ordered Haspin Acres to close after dozens of people flocked to the park on Saturday causing a traffic jam at the park's entrance. Read more ...

Coronavirus patients mistakingly taken to USNS Comfort, report says

Coronavirus patients mistakingly taken to USNS Comfort, report says

Several patients infected with COVID-19 were mistakenly brought to the hospital ship USNS Comfort, according to a new report on Saturday, “Less than five” infected patients... Read more ...