Downtown Pittsburgh restaurant ordered to close in recent health department report

Caravan on Smithfield Street in Downtown Pittsburgh was ordered to close after a recent inspection.

A report from the Allegheny County Health Department on July 17 cites multiple violations found in the restaurant.

This is the second time this year that Caravan has been ordered to close. The health department shut the restaurant down in mid-April, as well.

The health department also said Caravan was operating without a valid permit.

The restaurant owner signed up for a 30-day pest control treatment, per the report.

It’s not clear when the restaurant will reopen.

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Source: Downtown Pittsburgh restaurant ordered to close in recent health department report

2 women injured in Lawrenceville shooting

PITTSBURGH — Two people were injured in a shooting in Pittsburgh’s Lawrenceville neighborhood early Monday.

Pittsburgh police said that just before 4 a.m., a woman who had been shot in the chest arrived at a local hospital in critical condition.

That woman was able to tell police that the shooting happened at the intersection of 42nd and Butler Streets.

Witnesses told police there had been an argument inside a business that spilled out into the street where the shooting happened.

Source: 2 women injured in Lawrenceville shooting

Man taken to the hospital after being shot in the eye on Parkway West

A 60-year-old man is in surgery after being shot in the eye by a passing vehicle on the Parkway West.

Pittsburgh Public Safety said the shooting happened near exit 69A on the westbound Interstate 376. Rifle rounds were fired from a white Mazda SUV into another vehicle.

The man who was shot was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Police are searching for the Mazda that fled the scene. Public Safety spokesperson Cara Cruz said the vehicle headed westbound toward either Banksville Road or onto the Parkway West.

Police did not indicate what might have prompted this shooting.

Pittsburgh police are investigating.

Source: Man taken to the hospital after being shot in the eye on Parkway West

Man found dead along Montour Trail in Allegheny County identified

One of the two bodies pulled from Montour Run in Moon Township last month has been identified.

The Allegheny County medical examiner’s office said 22-year-old Bilson Ramirez was found dead along the trail.

His and a second body were found in the water on June 28. One was found dead in about 6 feet of water in the creek near the Montour Trail, police said at the time. Divers were called to retrieve the body.

While divers were in the water, they found the body of another man in about 10 feet of water, police said.

The other body has yet to be identified.

Source: Man found dead along Montour Trail in Allegheny County identified

Pittsburgh mini-mart sells $100K lottery ticket

The winning ticket matched four of the five white balls and the red Powerball.

A lottery ticket worth $100,000 was sold at an Allegheny County mini-mart.

The lucky Powerball with Power Play ticket worth $100,000 was sold for the Saturday, July 6 drawing at One Stop in Pittsburgh.

The winning ticket matched four of the five white balls and the red Powerball. The ticket would have been worth $50,000 without the added Power Play.

THE WINNING NUMBERS:
5-32-35-39-49 Powerball: 21

One Stop on Boulevard of the Allies will earn a $500 bonus for selling the winning ticket.

Source: Pittsburgh mini-mart sells $100K lottery ticket

4th Of July 2024 Grocery Store Hours: Giant Eagle, Walmart & Others

Find out here if and/or when grocery stores such as Giant Eagle, Walmart, Shop’n Save, Aldi and others will be open on Independence Day.

Aldi: Most stores will be open from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

BJ’s Wholesale Club: Stores will observe normal operating hours.

Giant Eagle: Stores will observe normal operating hours; pharmacies will be open from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Market District: Supermarkets will observe normal operating hours; pharmacies are open from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

Sam’s Club: Stores will be open from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. for members, and from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. for Plus members.

Shop’n Save: Hours vary by location.

Target: Stores will observe normal operating hours.

The Fresh Market: Stores are open from 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Trader Joe’s: Stores open 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Walmart: Stores will observe normal operating hours.

Whole Foods: Stores will observe normal operating hours.


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New errors discovered in Westmoreland Register of Wills Office lead to personnel changes – Mon Valley Independent

The ongoing review of records in the embattled Westmoreland County Register of Wills Office has unearthed more incomplete adoption files, leading to personnel changes enacted this week by the conservator appointed to oversee the office.

Source: New errors discovered in Westmoreland Register of Wills Office lead to personnel changes – Mon Valley Independent

Woman killed in overnight Westmoreland County fire

The fire happened along Donnell Road in Lower Burrell.

LOWER BURRELL, Pa. — A person was killed in a Westmoreland County house fire overnight.

The fire happened on the porch of a home on Donnel Road in Lower Burrell.

The Westmoreland County Coroner tells us Jennifer Bates, 42, died in the fire. Her cause and manner of death have not been released.

The Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshal and the City of Lower Burrell Police Department are investigating. The cause and origin of the fire is currently unknown.

This is a developing story that will be updated as Channel 11 learns more.

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Source: Woman killed in overnight Westmoreland County fire

Woman in her 20s in critical condition after being struck by vehicle in Pittsburgh

Incident happened on Sunday night

A woman in her 20s was taken to the hospital in critical condition after being struck by a vehicle.

It happened on line of Pittsburgh’s Squirrel Hill and Shadyside neighborhoods.

According to Pittsburgh Public Safety, the incident happened a little before 9:45 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of 5th Avenue and Wilkins Avenue.

Police said the driver of the vehicle stayed on the scene and provided information to police.

The investigation into the incident is ongoing.

Source: Woman in her 20s in critical condition after being struck by vehicle in Pittsburgh

Motorcycle medic hit by vehicle in downtown Pittsburgh

A Pittsburgh paramedic on a motorcycle was hit by another vehicle Downtown Saturday morning.

The medic was struck near the intersection of Wood Street and Third Avenue just after 10 a.m. Pittsburgh Public Safety official Cara Cruz said he suffered leg and shoulder pain.

The medic was taken to the hospital in stable condition.

The driver who hit the medic stayed on scene and was cooperative with police.

Pittsburgh police are investigating.

Source: Motorcycle medic hit by vehicle in downtown Pittsburgh

Donald Trump vs Joe Biden in CNN Presidential Debate

Former President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden go head-to-head in the first presidential debate of 2024.

Fast Facts

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    President Biden, a Democrat, and former President Trump, a Republican, will meet in Atlanta on Thursday for the first presidential debate of the 2024 election cycle, hosted by CNN.

     

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    The CNN Presidential Debate will begin at 9 p.m. ET and will be simulcast on the Fox News Channel. Viewers can also tune into Fox’s live coverage before and after the debate for expert analysis.

     

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    Only Biden and Trump will be on the stage, as the third party and independent candidates running for the White House — including Robert F. Kennedy Jr. — failed to reach the qualifying thresholds.

     

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    The candidates bypassed the Commission on Presidential Debates — which had organized these showdowns every four years for more than three decades — and instead mutually agreed to the rules and conditions offered by CNN.

Source: Donald Trump vs Joe Biden in CNN Presidential Debate

Fire breaks out in Westmoreland County home

The fire broke out just before 10 p.m. along N. Fourth Street in Jeannette.

Crews were called to a house fire in Westmoreland County on Sunday.

The fire broke out just before 10 p.m. along N. Fourth Street in Jeannette.

Video from a Channel 11 photographer shows firefighters using a ladder to get to the upper story of the home.

Source: Fire breaks out in Westmoreland County home

Man found shot on porch of home in Pittsburgh

A man was found shot on the porch of a home in Pittsburgh’s Lincoln-Lemington-Belmar neighborhood.

The incident happened a little before 11 p.m. Monday.

Pittsburgh Public Safety said police were called to the intersection of Lemington Avenue and Oberlin Street following a ShotSpotter alert that was reporting 11 rounds.

The victim was found on the porch of a home on the 7200 block of Lemington Avenue with a gunshot wound to the leg.

Police officers put a tourniquet on the victim’s leg until paramedics arrived and took him to the hospital in stable condition.

As of early Tuesday morning, no arrests had been announced.

Source: Man found shot on porch of home in Pittsburgh

Bicyclist found dead among downed power lines in North Park

Allegheny County Police are investigating the death of a bicyclist who apparently came into contact with downed live power lines Tuesday evening along a trail in North Park. Robert Anderson, 63, of Wexford was pronounced dead just before 11 p.m. on the trail at the intersection at Pearce Mill Road

Source: Bicyclist found dead among downed power lines in North Park

Officials: Man shot dead by police serving warrant in Whitehall

Allegheny County police say agents with a Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office task force were serving a warrant for illegal firearms.

Authorities say as officers attempted to enter the apartment, 54-year-old Selwyn Brown began firing multiple shots at officers.

After gunshots rang out, authorities say both Brown and officers retreated from the situation. Officials then say Brown came back out with two firearms and once again began shooting.

Agents returned fire, hitting Brown who was later pronounced dead.

Source: Officials: Man shot dead by police serving warrant in Whitehall

2 buildings damaged, firefighter taken to hospital in fire with reported explosion in Etna

Emergency crews are on the scene of multiple buildings on fire in Etna.

ETNA, Pa. — Sources tell Channel 11 that County Fire Marshals are collecting evidence to support that there’s something suspicious about how a fire in Etna started.

Source: 2 buildings damaged, firefighter taken to hospital in fire with reported explosion in Etna

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