Man plummets 500 feet to his death off mountain, woman falls 30 feet trying to save him – ABC News

The incident happened on Monday, May 31, when a three-person hiking group was making their way along the summit ridge of Mount Russell in California’s Sequoia National Park and a 56-year-old man from San Jose, California, suddenly lost his balance as he was walking, said the National Park Service in a statement.

Another member of the group, a 45-year-old woman from Milpitas, California, made an attempt to rescue him by grabbing the man as he was falling but ended up being pulled down herself.
The man ended up falling approximately 500 feet to his death off of the summit of the mountain while the woman ended up falling about 30 feet before she was able to self-arrest and save her own life, although she was left badly injured.

Source: Man plummets 500 feet to his death off mountain, woman falls 30 feet trying to save him – ABC News

Southwest flight attendant gets teeth knocked out by unruly passenger

A Southwest Airlines flight attendant had two of her teeth knocked out by a rowdy passenger over the weekend, according to a union leader.

San Diego Harbor Police on Tuesday identified the passenger as Vyvianna Quinonez, 28, and said she was charged with battery causing serious bodily injury, a felony, local outlets reported.

The flight attendant, who was not publicly identified, was treated at a hospital and later released. Southwest said it flew a friend to San Diego to be with her.

Source: Southwest flight attendant gets teeth knocked out by unruly passenger

Allegheny Co. Police Investigating McKeesport Shooting – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

MCKEESPORT (KDKA) — Allegheny County homicide detectives are investigating a shooting that took place in McKeesport.

When first responders arrived at the scene, in the Harrison Village housing complex, they found a 19-year-old man who had been shot in the chest.

He was taken to an area hospital.

Anyone with information is asked to call 1-833-ALL-TIPS.

Stay with KDKA for more on this developing story.

Source: Allegheny Co. Police Investigating McKeesport Shooting – CBS Pittsburgh

Man injured after manhole explosion

PITTSBURGH —One man was injured after an explosion from a manhole Sunday morning.

Pittsburgh police and EMS responded to the 2800 block of New Beaver Avenue for reports of an explosion just before 11:15 a.m. on Sunday morning.

Duquesne Light’s full statement below:

“Earlier today at approximately 10:40 a.m. a Duquesne Light employee working in an underground manhole on New Beaver Avenue on the North Side was injured when a cable failed. The employee was transported to Mercy Hospital where he is being treated. The safety of our employees and customers is always our top priority and our thoughts go out to this employee, his family and his colleagues. An investigation into the cause of the accident is currently underway. At this time there is no evidence of live electrical contact. This was an isolated issue— no one else was injured and no customers are out of power.”

Source: Man injured after manhole explosion

4 killed, including child, in mass shooting at Orange office complex

 

Four people, including a child, were killed Wednesday evening and a fifth person was injured in a mass shooting at an Orange office complex in California.

It marks the third mass shooting in the United States in two weeks, coming after incidents at three Atlanta spas that killed eight people, including six Asian women, and at a Boulder, Colo., supermarket that killed 10.

Few details were immediately available about the victims or a potential motive for the shooting.

Source: 4 killed, including child, in mass shooting at Orange office complex

Crews On Scene Of Motorcycle Crash With Injury In Penn Hills – CBS Pittsburgh

Crews are on the scene of a motorcycle crash with an injury in Penn Hills.

The county says the roadway will be closed for accident reconstruction. The Penn Hills police chief says a Jeep and motorcycle collided.

 

County police have been called to investigate the crash.

There’s a report of an injury, but no other immediate details available.

Source: Crews On Scene Of Motorcycle Crash With Injury In Penn Hills – CBS Pittsburgh

Man attacked by brown bear sow in stable condition

Juneau, Alaska (KINY) – Alaska State Troopers have released additional information on the bear attack Saturday near Chilkoot Lake, about ten miles northwest of Haines.

The dispatch says the group of three hikers unknowingly happened upon a den containing a brown bear and an unknown number of cubs.

The people told troopers the sow exited the den in a defensive manner and attacked one of them.  They say the bear then ended the attack and left the area.

The party was in steep terrain at about the 1,600-foot level so a Coast Guard helicopter was called in to effect the rescue.  The dispatch says the victim remains in stable condition in Anchorage.

Fish and Game Department biologists and Alaska Wildlife Troopers are investigating.

Source: Man attacked by brown bear sow in stable condition

One Person Killed, Another Left In Critical Condition In Saw Mill Run Blvd. Crash – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A crash along Saw Mill Run Boulevard has left a 26-year-old woman dead and another in critical condition.

Police say the single-vehicle crash happened around 11:20 p.m. on Saturday night.

When first responders arrived at the scene, there were two female victims inside a sedan that had struck a utility pole.

Paramedics pronounced 26-year-old Katherine Lynn Barvilchak dead at the scene. The other occupant was taken to an area hospital in critical condition.

Saw Mill Run Boulevard was closed in both directions while the Collision Investigation Unit processed the scene.

Stay with KDKA for more on this developing story.

Source: One Person Killed, Another Left In Critical Condition In Saw Mill Run Blvd. Crash – CBS Pittsburgh

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Man Arrested After Victim Found Stabbed In The Face – CBS Pittsburgh

TROY HILL (KDKA) — A man was arrested by Pittsburgh Police for allegedly stabbing another man in the face.

Pittsburgh Police say they responded to 1000 block of Province Street in Troy Hill after hearing reports of a street fight around 1:15 p.m. Tuesday.

They found a man who had been stabbed in the face and took him to a hospital in stable condition.

Police say an armed suspect ran into a residence and barricaded himself in, and SWAT officers then were called to the scene.

Two men exited the residence and were detained by police around 2 p.m. Tuesday without incident.

The suspect, 32-year-old Edward Terle of Troy Hill, has been arrested for aggravated assault. The other man was released.

Pittsburgh Police continue to investigate the incident.

Source: Man Arrested After Victim Found Stabbed In The Face – CBS Pittsburgh

1 arrested in robbery, 1 injured, at Derry Borough home | TribLIVE.com

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A Derry Borough man was hospitalized after police said he was hit in the head with a tire iron during a robbery at his home Friday.

The man told borough police that five people broke into his Hays Street home around 7 p.m. but the only one he could identify was Robert E. Coffren, 29, of Derry.

Coffren is charged with robbery, aggravated assault, theft, burglary, receiving stolen property and related offenses. He was jailed Saturday on $100,000 bail.

Source: 1 arrested in robbery, 1 injured, at Derry Borough home | TribLIVE.com

Crews called to Dollar General for gunshot wound | News | tribdem.com

The Johnstown Police Department is investigating a shooting within the city Wednesday.

7th Ward Ambulance and officers were called to the Dollar General Store, at 641 Main St., around 5 p.m. for an individual with a single gunshot wound to his hand.

It was unclear how the person received the injury or where it had occurred, police said.

The Dollar General was only the reporting location.

Authorities are attempting to verify the validity of the victim’s story.

Source: Crews called to Dollar General for gunshot wound | News | tribdem.com

Minivan driver extricated, hospitalized after crashing into Port Authority Bus | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Rescue crews worked to free a man after he became trapped inside a minivan that crashed into a Port Authority bus Friday night in the Strip District. The driver was transported to the hospital in serious condition.

Pittsburgh police, fire and EMS responded to the crash scene in the 1600 block of Liberty Avenue around 6:30 p.m., Public Safety spokesperson Maurice Matthews said.

The bus operator and one passenger were inside the bus at the time, Mr. Matthews said. The passenger told responders they had a minor injury and was transported to a local hospital to be evaluated.

Police temporarily shut down Liberty Avenue in both directions. Port Authority Police are investigating.

Source: Minivan driver extricated, hospitalized after crashing into Port Authority Bus | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Two people hurt in early morning crash in Pittsburgh

Two people were hurt in a crash early Thursday morning in Pittsburgh’s Lincoln Place neighborhood.

The crash happened shortly before 4 a.m. near the intersection of Plaport Street and Interboro Avenue.

Two people were taken to the hospital.

The extent of their injuries was unknown.

The cause of the crash has not been determined.

Driver injured after car crashes into Delmont chiropractic office | TribLIVE.com

Delmont VFD Chief Don Cline said a female driver on Route 66 hit a pick-up truck, jumped the guardrail at the Greensburg Street intersection and crashed through the front of Edwards Family Chiropractic, which shares a small shopping plaza with Fox’s Pizza.

Source: Driver injured after car crashes into Delmont chiropractic office | TribLIVE.com

20-Year-Old Woman In Critical Condition After Being Hit By Pickup On West Liberty Avenue – CBS Pittsburgh

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A 20-year-old woman is in critical condition after being hit by the driver of a pickup truck while crossing the street on West Liberty Avenue, officials say.

Pittsburgh Public Safety says the woman was hit in the 2000 block of West Liberty Avenue around 8:15 p.m. on Monday. Officials say the pedestrian was hit by the driver in outbound lanes. Officials found the woman unresponsive in the street.

The driver stopped and cooperated with investigators, officials say.

 

West Liberty Avenue is closed while police investigate.

Stay with KDKA for more on this developing story.

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Source: 20-Year-Old Woman In Critical Condition After Being Hit By Pickup On West Liberty Avenue – CBS Pittsburgh

1 Person Killed, 1 Injured In Crash Between Tractor-Trailer And Car Along Interstate 279 – CBS Pittsburgh

At least one person is dead following a late-night crash along Interstate 279.

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — One person is dead following a late-night crash involving a tractor trailer along Interstate 279.

Pennsylvania State Police say the victim was in his 30s and was driving the car involved. Police also said that the impact was so intense that the tractor trailer itself was damaged, which they say is rare.

(Photo Credit: KDKA)

According to state police, the driver of the car was traveling the wrong way in the northbound lane of I-279. The tractor trailer, which was a Pepsi truck, was traveling northbound.

It was around midnight when the two crashed head-on.

“Struck each other head-on,” State Police Tpr. Melinda Bondarenka said.

Watch as KDKA’s Lindsay Ward provides the latest updates:

The car was crushed underneath the tractor-trailer.

“After impact, the vehicle at fault caught fire. The operator of the semi-trailer was able to get out and extinguish that fire,” said Tpr. Bondarenka.

(Photo Credit: KDKA Photojournalist Brian Smithmyer)

I-279 was closed for several hours overnight, forcing early-morning drivers to take detours. It finally reopened around 6 a.m.

At this time, state police say they do not know if speed or alcohol was a factor.

As for the driver of the Pepsi truck, he’s expected to recover.

“Was transported to a local area hospital with minor injury,” Tpr. Bondarenka said.

At this point, it’s being investigated as to why the driver of that blue car was traveling the wrong way.

Stay with KDKA for more on this developing story.

LINDSAY WARD

Source: 1 Person Killed, 1 Injured In Crash Between Tractor-Trailer And Car Along Interstate 279 – CBS Pittsburgh

One person in critical condition after shooting in Northview Heights

Police found a car hit with bullets and several shell casings on Mt. Pleasant Road just after midnight Monday

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to a report multiple shots fired on the 400 block of Mt. Pleasant Road around 12:10 a.m.

Zone 1 officers found an adult male with multiple gunshot wounds. Medics transported the male to a local hospital in critical condition.

The Violent Crime Unit closed Mt. Pleasant Road while detectives processed the scene for evidence.

Source: One person in critical condition after shooting in Northview Heights

Girl Struck by Hit and Run Vehicle in Stable Condition

Pittsburgh Bureau of Police officers responded to a report of a juvenile female struck by a  Hit and Run vehicle on the 6400 block of Frankstown Avenue around 12:10 a.m. May 17, 2020

Map of 6400 Frankstown Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15206

Zone 5 officers found the victim, a 14-year-old girl, suffering lower back pain. Medics transported the girl to a local hospital in stable condition.

Per the initial investigation: A white, four-door SUV struck the girl and fled the scene.

Police are searching for the vehicle. The investigation continues.

Source: Public Safety Media Blotter

Male Assaulted Downtown – Public Safety Media Blotter

Police and EMS Respond To A Male Assaulted Downtown

Pittsburgh EMS and Police responded to 9-1-1 call of a fight on the 300 block of Sixth Avenue around 2:30 p.m.

When Zone 2 officers arrived they found a conscious male on the sidewalk. The victim states he was assaulted by a male after a confrontation. The victim had a cut on his head and complained of a leg injury. Medic 14 transported the victim to a local hospital in stable condition. The male suspect was last seen headed towards Smithfield Street.

Police are investigating

Source: Public Safety Media Blotter