Dispatchers told Channel 11 that two people were taken to a hospital.
The Undercliff Volunteer Fire Department said that a second-alarm was called for additional manpower.
The cause of the fire is being investigated by the Allegheny County Fire Marshals Office.
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A man was hurt Friday after a witness said he tried to stop a motorist from leaving what was described as a road rage incident in a Hempfield shopping plaza, according to court papers.
State police made an arrest within 20 minutes after finding the suspect in Hempfield Plaza along Route 30. Derek R. Walters, 41, of Hempfield, is charged with aggravated assault by vehicle, reckless endangerment and related offenses.
Troopers were called at 10:30 a.m. and found the injured man being treated by Mutual Aid paramedics. He was taken to a hospital for treatment of road rash and a cut on his head, police said.
The man told investigators that Walters tried to pass him on Hempfield Plaza Boulevard, which runs behind Walmart and Sam’s Club, according to court papers. A confrontation between the two motorists ensued nearby in a parking lot and Walters retrieved a tire iron, which police said he used to hit the other man’s vehicle.
The injured man attempted to stop Walters from leaving the scene by holding on to his Jeep Cherokee but was dragged by the SUV as Walters drove away, according to court papers.
ROCHESTER, Pa. — At least four people, including firefighters, are hurt as crews continue to battle a massive fire in Beaver County.
Two buildings are on fire in the 100 block of Brighton Avenue in Rochester.
Three firefighters were also taken to a hospital with shoulder and leg injuries.
They’re all expected to be OK.
Rochester Assistant Fire Chief Mike Mamone said the fire started in an apartment and then spread to an antique shop and other parts of the buildings.
Mamone said crews are using a county drone so they can better see where the water is most effective.
They also have brought in tankers for extra water supply.
Officials say a man and his two dogs were in the apartment when the fire broke out. A Rochester police officer helped the man rescue his pets. They were taken to the humane society and I’m told they’re okay. The man was taken to the hospital for chest pains. @WPXI pic.twitter.com/k7VSHhTJUR
— Jillian Hartmann WPXI (@JillianWPXI) August 18, 2022
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A 10-year-old boy fell off the roof of the Sheraden branch of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh Public Safety said Monday that the boy climbed onto the roof and fell while he was playing. Officials said the boy ran home after falling but was later taken to a local hospital.
He suffered cuts and bruises and was in fair condition when he was taken to the hospital, Pittsburgh Public Safety said.
A suspected shooter is in custody, according to Michael McCabe, undersheriff with the Oakland County Sheriff’s Office. A handgun was also located, he said.
There were approximately 141 passengers and 16 crew members on board, Amtrak said in a statement Sunday.
Police from several local departments are still searching for the shooter
NORTH VERSAILLES, Pa. —
One teenager was killed and a second is in critical condition after a shooting Saturday night at a popular Halloween attraction in North Versailles, Allegheny County.
The shooting happened at 8:15 p.m. at Haunted Hills Hayride on Mosside Boulevard.
According to Allegheny County Police, both victims are 15-year-old boys.
Police from several local departments are still searching for the shooter, also believed to be a teenager.
Police tell Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 the shooting appears to have stemmed from an argument near the ticket booth.
Haunted Hills Hayride was set to kick off the season by hosting a “Lights Out Event”. Gates were scheduled to open at 8:30 p.m.
Allegheny County Police say a couple hundred people were at the attraction at the time of the shooting.
Officers are currently interviewing workers and patrons. Anyone with information is asked to call Allegheny County Police at 1-833-ALL-TIPS.
PITTSBURGH — A man is in critical condition after an off-road vehicle crash in Pittsburgh’s Sheraden neighborhood.
The incident occurred in an alley behind the 1200 block of Faust Street around 8:15 p.m. Friday.
Police said a man was found on the ground several yards from his overturned quad. He was taken to the hospital in critical condition. He was not wearing a helmet, police said.
The investigation is ongoing.
A bus full of tourists heading to Niagara Falls rolled over on the New York State Thruway Saturday, sending all 57 people on board to hospitals, officials said.
The bus from Dutchess County veered off I-90 some 25 miles west of Syracuse at 12:40 p.m. and landed on its side in the grass, State Police said.
Injuries ranged from minor to serious, according to cops. The passengers included children.
It wasn’t immediately clear what company operated the bus or what caused the crash.
Police photos of the scene showed papers and other items strewn around the white bus lying on its side off the shoulder of the highway.
Traffic was backed up for miles as one westbound lane of the Thruway was closed for hours following the accident.
NEW KENSINGTON, Pa. —
Two people were sent to the hospital after a crash in Westmoreland County Thursday night.
The crash occurred at Tarentum Bridge Road and Leechburg Road in New Kensington, Westmoreland County around 9:30 p.m.
A Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 crew at the scene was told a vehicle ran a red light and rolled over after the collision. Victims had to be freed from both vehicle.
This is a developing story. Stay with Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 for updates.
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The Green Line trains crashed near Babcock Street around 6 p.m. ET, the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA) said in a statement.
Miltch Pierre, who works at a nearby Blaze Pizza, told FOX 25 he felt the ground start shaking while he was making pizzas.
“Everything started shaking over there and when I looked over, I was just a bunch of smoke. … I saw someone holding their neck. One girl had blood all over her face and her chin. Pretty gruesome.”
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish authorities on Thursday began investigating the cause of a string of forest fires in Turkey’s Mediterranean and southern Aegean regions, including two near the coastal resort town of Manavgat that killed three people and sent over 50 others to the hospital as homes burned down.
A wildfire that broke out Wednesday in Manavgat, in Antalya province, and was fanned by strong winds and scorching temperatures, was largely contained, Agriculture and Forestry Minister Bekir Pakdemirli said. But another fire that started overnight and swept through the district of Akseki, 50 kilometers (30 miles) north, kept firefighters engaged.
Three people were killed in those fires, and authorities evacuated nearly 20 neighborhoods or villages.
The Antalya region is a popular vacation destination for tourists from Russia and other parts of Europe.
Fires also broke out Thursday in 16 other locations, including in the Icmeler region, close to the resort of Marmaris, 320 kilometers (200 miles) west of Antalya, that briefly threatened holiday homes and hotels. A hotel in the Aegean beach resort of Guvercinlik, near the town of Bodrum, was also evacuated, Pakdemirli said.
Seven people are dead and several more were critically injured when authorities say a sand or dust storm caused visibility issues that led to a series of crashes involving 20 vehicles in Utah Sunday evening.
The crashes happened on I-15 near Kanosh, the Utah Department of Public Service (DPS) said in a news release.
Several people were transported to local hospitals in critical condition, officials said. Authorities did not specify how many people were injured but noted there could be more fatalities.
A house explosion in a Dallas suburb injured at least six people, authorities said Monday.
Plano Fire-Rescue responded to the 4400 block of Cleveland Drive following the blast around 4:45 p.m., a department spokeswoman told Fox News. Three adults and three children were taken to hospitals but the extent of their injuries was not disclosed, Fox-owned station KDFW-TV reported.
The force of the explosion essentially flattened the home and caused significant damage to nearby homes.
Neighbors say it happened during a storm. They saw a flash and heard a loud-shaking boom.
The impact of the explosion felt by people living a mile away. Many walking to the scene were in disbelief.
It’s unclear what caused the explosion. It happened as a thunderstorm moved through the neighborhood.
“I just happened to be looking out my window right as it happened and it was a big flash of bright light,” said Taylor Reddick, who lives nearby. “It had been lightning a lot already, and I just saw a huge black smoke go up and debris go flying in the air. It all happened very fast.”
Plano Fire says only one person was inside the home when it exploded. Most of the injured lived nearby.
Tony Clark says he saw children leaving the neighboring home to get into an ambulance on their own.
“Yeah, I didn’t see any wounds or anything on them. They walked just fine,” he said.
Investigators from the Plano Fire Department, Atmos, Oncor, and the Plano Police Bomb Squad all came out to the scene.
Power and gas were cut off to the block. The Plano Fire Department says it’s standard protocol.
Major cities were already braced for gun violence as shootings had been on the rise over the past few weeks, but nearly 100 people were shot across the country during the holiday weekend.
New York City alone saw 26 people shot from Friday through Sunday, with two of them resulting in deaths.
Five people were shot in the Bronx Saturday at around 9 p.m., and 10 more people were shot Sunday, the New York Daily News reported.
A large brawl between as many as 50 adolescents in Atlanta resulted at least one death. Police sought footage of the fight to find leads on the cause of the fight and the death. A 14-year-old boy died, and police arrested a 17-year-old in possession of two guns, Fox 5 Atlanta reported.
A shooting in Fort Worth, Texas, left eight people wounded shortly after 1:30 a.m. Sunday when someone fired multiple shots near a car wash, with some of the victims returning fire. Police said that the victims were taken to hospitals and are in stable condition. No suspects are in custody.
Two people died and three others were wounded in a shooting in downtown Cincinnati when a suspect opened fire during a fireworks display. The identities of the victims was not made public, and police released no information about the suspect.
Police were not exempt from the violence, either: Two Chicago officers were shot and wounded around 1:45 a.m. Monday. One officer was struck in the foot while the other was struck in the thigh. The officers went to hospital as a precaution, as their injuries were not life-threatening.
One person died and three people were injured on a water ride at an Iowa amusement park on Saturday. One of the rafts on the Raging River ride at Adventureland Park in Altoona, Iowa flipped, resulting in the fatal accident, CBS News affiliate KCCI reports.
Adventureland Park officials said in a statement to CBS News that the ride remains closed as the investigation continues. “Adventureland is saddened to learn of the passing of one Guest involved in the Raging River accident on the evening of 7/3/21,” officials said in the statement.
Adventureland is working closely with both the State and local authorities on the investigation. “At this time, we ask for your thoughts and prayers for the Guest and their family, as well as for our team members who were on site,” the statement reads.
Adventureland officials said six people were on the raft when the accident occurred.
The ride is located at a remote distance from park entrances, which fire officials said made getting to the incident difficult.
“The farthest units I guess walked 200-300 yards maybe,” said Lance Routson, with the Altoona Fire Department. “The closest (walked) maybe about a hundred. That’s the closest we could actually get an apparatus there, and they would have to walk the rest of the way and carry their equipment and so forth back.”
It first opened in 1983. It was manufactured by Intamin Amusement Rides based out of Switzerland.
Park officials said Raging River underwent inspection Friday before reopening to the public for the first time since 2020.
A military plane has crashed in the southern Philippines killing at least 29 people, with dozens more pulled alive from the burning wreckage.
The transporter was carrying more than 90 people, mostly troops, when it overshot the runway on Jolo island.
Fifty people were injured and 17 are missing, the military said. A nearby military hospital treated survivors.
A large ball of black smoke was seen above the wreckage of the plane, a Lockheed C130 Hercules.
Pictures of the site published by local media show burning debris in a wooded area close to a number of buildings.
Two people were taken to the hospital and a driver ran off following a two-vehicle crash in Pittsburgh.
The crash happened around 2 a.m. Monday near the intersection of Bennett Street and North Braddock Avenue, right on the line of Pittsburgh’s Homewood North and Homewood South neighborhoods.
Pittsburgh Public Safety said police, paramedics and firefighters arrived on scene to find a woman outside of an SUV and another woman still inside the vehicle.
Both were taken to the hospital
The driver of the second vehicle involved in the crash ran from the scene.
Police are investigating the incident.
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — An airstrike hit a busy market in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray village of Togoga on Tuesday and killed at least 51 people, according to health workers who said soldiers blocked medical teams from traveling to the scene.
An official with Tigray’s health bureau told The Associated Press that more than 100 other people were wounded, more than 50 seriously, and at least 33 people were still missing. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because of concerns about retaliation.
The alleged airstrike comes amid some of the fiercest fighting in the Tigray region since the conflict began in November as Ethiopian forces supported by those from neighboring Eritrea pursue Tigray’s former leaders. A military spokesman and the spokeswoman for Ethiopia’s prime minister, Billene Seyoum, did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
By: KDKA-TV News Staff
CITY OF DUQUESNE (KDKA) — Several people were injured in a two-car crash in Duquesne Sunday.
The crash happened at the intersection of Grant Avenue and Duquesne Boulevard.
Police tell KDKA seven people in total were injured: five adults and two children.
No one was life-flighted from the scene, and none of the injuries are fatal.
There is no word on which driver caused the crash.
PITTSBURGH — Four kids and three adults were taken to local hospitals after a crash in Pittsburgh Sunday afternoon.
Police said they were called to the crash just before 1:30 p.m. at the intersection of West Carson Street and Corliss Street.
Medics transported seven people to the hospital. That included four children and one adult from one vehicle and two adults from the other vehicle.
One child was transported in critical condition. The others were reported stable.
Police said they are still investigating what caused the crash.
PITTSBURGH — One person was rushed to the hospital after a shooting happened on the 1700 block of Belleau Drive in Fineview.
Channel 11 saw at least 20 evidence markers at the Allegheny Dwellings housing complex in Fineview as police processed the scene.
Officers located a man with gunshot wounds to the face and chest.
Police responded to the 1700 block of Belleau Dr. for a Shotspotter alert just after 8:20 p.m.
Officers located a male victim with gunshot wounds to the face and chest.
He was transported to the hospital in critical condition.
The investigation continues.https://t.co/uULewMdFAz pic.twitter.com/8bbHkukYUy
— Pittsburgh Police (@PghPolice) June 20, 2021
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Four people were shot, one fatally, in the vicinity of Lake Merritt in Oakland, California, where a Juneteenth celebration was scheduled Saturday, police said.
“One of the victims was pronounced deceased at the hospital,” the Oakland Police Department tweeted.
Oakland Police are investigating a shooting, 2200 block of Lakeshore Avenue. 4 victims sustained gunshot wounds. One of the victims was pronounced deceased at the hospital. This investigation is still active. If you have information call OPD (510)238-3821 pic.twitter.com/aqRwUE0oDi
— Oakland Police Dept. (@oaklandpoliceca) June 20, 2021
Emergency operators fielded calls about shots fired along the northeast shore of Lake Merritt about 6:22 p.m., according to NBC Bay Area.
A Juneteenth celebration was scheduled nearby at the Lake Merritt Amphitheater, featuring DJ D Sharp of the Golden State Warriors. Police made no connection between the events.
Two pedestrians at a Pride parade near Miami on Saturday were hit by a truck, leaving one dead and the other injured, according to police.”
Both males were taken to Broward Health Medical Center, where one was pronounced deceased,” said Fort Lauderdale Police Department detective Ali Adamson at a Saturday night press conference. The second victim is expected to survive.
Adamson said the FBI is assisting with the investigation but declined to say whether investigators believed the incident was intentional.
Four people were killed and at least four more were wounded Tuesday when an argument escalated into gunfire on Chicago’s Southside, police said.
The victims — three women and a man — were at a residence in the Englewood neighborhood when the bullets started flying around 5:45 a.m. CT, Chicago Police Superintendent David Brown said.
All four four were pronounced dead at the scene, a house in the 6200 block of South Morgan Street, Brown said.
Brown released no other details about the four victims or what sparked the latest outbreak of gun violence in the Windy City. He said no arrests have been made and there was no sign of forced entry, but police have found shell casings inside the house and a large-capacity “drum magazine.”
Mayor Lori Lightfoot called the mass shooting “a tragedy that’s ripped apart families and inflicted intense trauma on several individuals.”
“It tells us that we still have much work to do in our mission to end gun violence here in Chicago and in particular, to limit the access of individuals to illegal guns,” Lightfoot said.
Meanwhile, three men and a woman were recuperating in nearby hospitals police said.
PITTSBURGH — A toddler was rushed to the hospital Monday afternoon after falling out of a third-floor window of a home in Carrick.
Pittsburgh Police from Zone 3, EMS, and Fire responded to the 1800 block of Brownsville Road for reports of an injured toddler just before 3 p.m.
Once at the home, first responders located the boy who had fallen. Medics transported him to the hospital in critical condition.
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At least four major U.S. cities were reeling from an onslaught of mass shootings over the weekend that left at least 39 people wounded, five dead and police officials alarmed that the surge in gun violence is a prelude to a bloody summer as the nation emerges from the pandemic.
Police in Austin, Cleveland, Chicago and Savannah were all investigating on Sunday mass shootings that erupted over a six-hour streak that began around 9 p.m. on Friday and spilled over into Saturday morning.
“It’s very disturbing what we’re seeing across the country and the level of gun violence that we’re seeing across the country. It’s disturbing and it’s senseless,” Savannah Police Chief Roy Minter, Jr. said at a weekend news conference after one person was killed and eight others, including an 18-month-old baby and two teenagers, were wounded.
On Sunday morning, Savannah police were working to identify the suspect or suspects who rolled up in a dark-colored sedan and unleashed a barrage of gunfire around 9 p.m. Friday on a group of people standing in front of a home in a residential neighborhood of east Savannah. Minter identified a 20-year-old man killed in the ambush as Arthur Milton of Savannah.
He said two of the adults hit in the shooting were in critical condition. The baby and the two teenagers, ages 15 and 16, suffered non-life-threatening wounds.
Minton said investigators collected 60 shell casings from the shooting scene and added that three houses and several cars were damaged by gunfire.
The chief said the targeted home is the same one someone sprayed with bullets on Tuesday, a shooting that left no one injured.“We don’t think it was a coincidence,” Minter said.
Roughly four hours after the Savannah shooting, gunfire erupted on a street in Austin’s downtown entertainment district, leaving 14 people wounded, two critically, police said.
One suspect was arrested and a second is being sought, said interim Police Chief Joseph Chacon.
SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Savannah Police are on the scene Friday night of a shooting in the 200 block of Avery St. where one person has died and multiple others were hurt.
According to Police, nine people were shot including a 13-year-old and a 2-year-old. The 13-year-old and the 2-year-old received non-life threatening injuries.
One adult lost their life.
Police have not released any information regarding a suspect or suspects.
Savannah Police continue to investigate.
(CNN)At least 13 people were injured early Saturday morning in a shooting in downtown Austin, Texas, officials said.Two of the people injured are in critical condition, Austin Interim Chief of Police Joseph Chacon said at a news briefing Saturday.Six people were taken to a hospital by the Austin Police Department, and the Austin-Travis County EMS brought in four others for medical treatment, Chacon said. Three other victims brought themselves to the hospital.One hospital received 11 of the victims for treatment while another person was transported to a different hospital. One person went to an urgent care facility with multiple gunshot wounds, Chacon said.Police have a very general description of the suspect and the incident appears to be isolated to the area, but could not say for certain that there was no additional public danger because the suspect is not in custody, Chacon said.Police are currently reviewing camera footage from multiple sources, including the Public Safety Camera System, police body cameras and business surveillance video to determine what happened.Detectives from the Aggravated Assault, Homicide, Organized Crime and Gang units are involved in the investigation, police said. Investigators have not ruled out gang involvement, but say the motive and circumstances that led to the shooting are not clear at this time.The FBI Joint Terrorism Task Force Team is also on scene, Chacon said.Shortly after the shooting, the Austin Police Department had urged in a post on Twitter for people to stay away from the 6th Street downtown area.
APD Officers working shooting downtown. Multiple victims with injuries. Media staging location will be E 9th street and IH 35 SVRD South bound (Valero gas station). Please stay away from 6th street. Will update with briefing time.
— Austin Police Department (@Austin_Police) June 12, 2021
Concrete from the collapsed building in the southern city of Gwangju fell on the bus carrying 17 people which had stopped on a nearby street, the National Fire Agency said.
Emergency officers dispatched to the site rescued eight people from the bus, all seriously injured, before discovering the nine bodies, the agency said in a statement.
Fire officer Kim Seok-sun said in a televised briefing from the site that all workers at the building site had evacuated before its collapse. He said some of the workers told investigators that they had closed a pedestrian walkway near the building before the collapse.