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

Man shot, killed in Pittsburgh’s Uptown neighborhood

A man was shot and killed in Pittsburgh’s Uptown neighborhood on Sunday.

Violent Crime Unit detectives took a man who stayed on scene to police headquarters for questioning.

Police officials say there aren’t any outstanding suspects for this shooting or ongoing danger to the public.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

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Westmoreland County man charged following pair of attempted home invasions in Pittsburgh

Seth Izatt, 25, is facing two felony charges

Police said it was around 6:45 p.m. Saturday that Izatt allegedly entered a home through an unlocked back door while a woman was sitting in the living room.

According to a criminal complaint, when that woman saw Izatt, she pushed him out the back door and locked it.

Police said they soon got another call for a possible burglary on the 100 block of Charles Street.

Police said a woman there told them that her boyfriend pushed Izatt off of the property when he was spotted there.

Izatt surrendered to police nearby.

Source: Westmoreland County man charged following pair of attempted home invasions in Pittsburgh

Man shot while in courtyard between buildings on Pittsburgh’s North Shore – WPXI

Police lightsThe victim and his two friends told police they were hanging out in a courtyard between buildings on North Shore Drive when someone opened fire.

Investigators processed the scene, finding about 20 spent shell casings of different calibers and a blood trail.

This shooting comes hours after thousands of people packed the North Shore for various events, including Kenny Chesney’s concert at Acrisure Stadium.

The injured man has already been released from the hospital.

The investigation into the shooting is ongoing.

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Two dead, seven hurt in Penn Hills bar shooting

Allegheny County police said a fight at a bar in Penn Hills led to a shooting that killed two people and injured seven others.

The shooting happened just before 3 a.m. at the Ballers Hookah Lounge and Cigar Bar on the 3500 block of Laketon Road. Police said responding officers found a man and woman shot dead inside the building.

Seven additional victims were found during the investigation, with one in critical condition. The others have serious, but not life-threatening injuries. Ambulances took four people to the hospital, while three others walked in seeking treatment.

Police said multiple people opened fire during the incident.

Source: Two dead, seven hurt in Penn Hills bar shooting

‘Pain and trauma reverberates across all of Akron today’: 24 shot, 1 killed in overnight shooting

The Akron Police Department is investigating an overnight shooting that left 25 people injured by gunfire, including a 27-year-old man who is dead.

No arrests have been made.

The identity of the deceased has not been released.

According to authorities, it happened just after midnight near Kelly and 8th avenues.

Source: ‘Pain and trauma reverberates across all of Akron today’: 24 shot, 1 killed in overnight shooting

2 men accused of stealing over $4,000 from Allegheny County Giant Eagle in several trips

The thefts amounted to nearly $4,200.

According to a criminal complaint, Sergio Lombardo was seen entering the Giant Eagle on Butler Plank Road in Glenshaw on at least five separate days in May. On each day, he’s seen on surveillance video using the Scan Pay Go Scanner — then canceling the order and leaving with the items he picked up throughout the store.

On two occasions, the complaint states Lombardo was with another man identified as Benjamin Coghe.

Source: 2 men accused of stealing over $4,000 from Allegheny County Giant Eagle in several trips

1 killed, 1 injured in Westmoreland County house fire

A woman died and another person was injured in a house fire early Tuesday morning in Westmoreland County.

Post-Gazette news partner KDKA-TV reported the fire broke out about 1:30 a.m. at the home along McKinley Street in Bolivar.

According to the Westmoreland County coroner, 84-year-old Joanna Policichio was the victim. The other person has not been identified.

State Police are investigating the cause of the fire.

Source: 1 killed, 1 injured in Westmoreland County house fire

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