Police are investigating a shooting Friday afternoon in the city’s Homewood neighborhood that sent a man to the hospital in critical condition, officials said.
Authorities received a ShotSpotter alert shortly after 1 p.m. near the 7400 block of Race Street, a few blocks from the intersection of Frankstown and Brushton avenues, Public Safety spokesman Maurice Matthews said.
When officers arrived, they found a man shot in the leg, Matthews said. Police said he had been inside a vehicle when he was hit.
Medics took the man to a nearby hospital, where he was “in critical but stable condition,” Matthews said. His name was not released.
A Canton, Ohio, woman was killed in a head-on crash in Hampton late Friday night, officials said.
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner identified the woman as Kaitlyn Eckelberry, 23. She was pronounced dead shortly after midnight after being struck head-on by another vehicle in the 3800 block of William Flinn Highway (Route 8).
No details were available on the condition of the other driver.
Allegheny County Police are investigating.
The Kia KR:000270-1.23% recall covers nearly 229,000 Sedona minivans from the 2006 through 2010 model years. Also covered are Sorento SUVs from 2007 through 2009. Kia is telling owners to park their vehicles outside and away from structures and other vehicles until the problem can be fixed.
A warning from the United States Attorney here In Western Pennsylvania: Scott Brady told Target 11 Investigator Rick Earle the Pittsburgh region should brace itself for an influx of meth and crystal meth.
“Nationally they’ve talked about this as the fourth wave of the opioid epidemic. It’s not the one pot, you know, homemade meth operations that we saw maybe ten years ago. Right now it’s cartel meth, Mexican cartel meth that has a purity level of 93 to 95 percent or greater,“ said Brady.
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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Two local Pier 1 Imports are closing as the company files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
The stores on McKnight Road in Pittsburgh and Washington Road in Washington will be shutting down.
Last month, Pier 1 announced it was closing almost half of its locations.
They’re also planning layoffs at their corporate headquarters.
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