UPDATED: 10:00am —THU-02-23-2017
New Castle Sinkhole Repairs To Start Today
(New Castle, PA) — Crews are expected to start working to repair a sink hole in New Castle today. Melrose Avenue in New Castle started cracking a few weeks ago and a sink hole opened up. People who live in the area say the road isn’t safe. The New Castle public works director says it has taken some time to get ready to fix the sink hole and that a crew should start working on it today.
Vigil Held For Murdered McKees Rocks Teen
(McKees Rocks, PA) — People in McKees Rocks are mourning the death of a teenager. Jihad Cromer was killed in a shooting on Tuesday night. Police say he was playing video games in his bedroom when he was shot in the head. A vigil was held in his honor last night.
Reward Offered In McKeesport Murder Investigation
(McKeesport, PA) — A reward is being offered for information leading to the conviction of the person who killed a man in McKeesport. Jesi Jefferson’s body was found with multiple gunshot wounds on January 11th. Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers is now offering a one-thousand dollar reward for information about the case.
Suspect Arrested In Connection To Bank Robbery
(New Kensington, PA) — A suspect is facing charges in connection to a bank robbery in Westmoreland County. The robbery happened around two o’clock yesterday afternoon at the Key Bank on Freeport Street in New Kensington. The suspect was reportedly armed with a knife. Police used a taser on him and he was taken to Allegheny Valley Hospital for treatment.
Four-Year-Old Found Alone In Indiana County
(Rayne Township, PA) — A man is facing charges after his young son was found wandering the streets alone. The four-year-old boy was found on Saturday afternoon in Rayne Township in Indiana County. The father was charged with endangering the welfare of a child.
UPDATED: 10:00am — THU-02-23-2017
Pens Host Flyers Saturday
(Pittsburgh, PA) — The Penguins get a few more days off before hosting the Flyers on Saturday at PPG Paints Arena. Pittsburgh snapped its two-game skid with a 3-1 win in Carolina on Tuesday. The Pens remain second in the Metropolitan Division with 82 points.
Pirates’ Kang Wants To Earn Respect After Third DUI Charge
(Seoul, South Korea) — Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang is taking responsibility for his third DUI. He appeared in court yesterday in Seoul, South Korea saying he regrets what he has done wants to earn everyone’s respect. Kang was arrested December 2nd and charged with fleeing the scene of a DUI accident.
Pirates Open Spring Play Saturday
(Bradenton, FL) — The Pirates are gearing up for their spring openers on Saturday. The Bucs will play split-squad games against the Orioles and Rays. The regular-season starts April 3rd in Boston.
Pitt Falls At Wake Forest
(Winston-Salem, NC) — Pittsburgh let a 19-point lead slip away in a 63-59 loss at Wake Forest. Michael Young scored 24 points for the Panthers, who were outscored 39-to-23 in the second half and fell to 15-and-13 overall and 4-and-11 in the ACC. Pitt hosts eighth-ranked North Carolina on Saturday.
College Basketball Roundup
(Undated) — In other local college basketball action last night, Duquesne [[ doo-KANE ]] lost 70-52 at home to Fordham. The Dukes have dropped 10-of-11 to fall to 10-and-18 on the season. Tonight, Robert Morris hosts Fairleigh Dickinson.
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