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Shamrock Shake returns to McDonalds restaurants

Shamrock Shake returns to McDonalds restaurants

Gage Goulding, News Editor

March 1, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- For nearly 40 years McDonald's has kept customers on the edge of their seat craving the Shamrock Shake for just one month out of the year. The Shamrock Shake made its return to McDonald's restaurants around the Pittsburgh region in late February. The company said in a statement that...

Raccoons captured test positive for rabies

Raccoons captured test positive for rabies

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

February 28, 2019

PITTSBURGH — The Allegheny County Health Department has confirmed that two more raccoons have tested positive for rabies. The first case was confirmed on Feb. 15 when the raccoon was captured near the 1500-block of Glencoe Avenue in Greentree Borough. The second case was reported on Feb. 20 at...

Country music icon Garth Brooks breaks attendance record for Heinz Field

Country music icon Garth Brooks breaks attendance record for Heinz Field

Michael Delehanty, Contributor

February 27, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- Country star Garth Brooks has officially broken the attendance record at Heinz Field. The six-time CMA Entertainer of the Year has sold 72,887 tickets for his upcoming show at Heinz Field on May 18. This makes the concert officially sold out. IT'S [email protected]' May 18 concert ...

Two men in arrested in Pittsburgh allegedly found with $10 million of cocaine

Two men in arrested in Pittsburgh allegedly found with $10 million of cocaine

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 27, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- Two Philadelphia men were arrested in Pittsburgh and found with 23 kilograms of cocaine. With the assistance North Versailles, Swissvale and Pennsylvania State Police, the District Attorney Narcotics Enforcement Team of Allegheny County made arrests in North Braddock. The arrests...

Police and fire officials investigate gas odor at Chartiers Valley High School

Police and fire officials investigate gas odor at Chartiers Valley High School

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 26, 2019

COLLIER TOWNSHIP - Police and fire officials were called to Chariters Valley High School to investigate a gas odor discovered during a fire alarm. Staff and students evacuated Chartiers Valley after their fire alarm was triggered by a small amount of dust emiting from the schools construction site,...

Vacant, condemned home collapses in Perry North

Vacant, condemned home collapses in Perry North

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 26, 2019

PITTSBURGH — A home that was condemned over a year ago has collapsed. No one was injured when the home located on Semicir Street in Perry North collapsed Feb. 22. Officials within the city of Pittsburgh said in a statement that the home was condemned last year and was vacant. The home was to...

Slippery Rock University faces ups and downs in student enrollment numbers

Slippery Rock University faces ups and downs in student enrollment numbers

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 24, 2019

SLIPPERY ROCK, Pa. -- Despite student enrollment being down in schools all around western Pennsylvania, Slippery Rock University is reporting more enrollment in some areas. Based off of results shown in the university's 15-day enrollment report, the number of graduate and out-of-state students coming...

Water and sewage authority undergoes multi-million dollar project in Strip District

Water and sewage authority undergoes multi-million dollar project in Strip District

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 24, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority is expected to expand its largest water and sewer infrastructure from 16th and 21st Streets of the Strip District all the way to 23rd Street. The investment, which began in June 2018, was worth $13 million dollars and added over 7,000 feet of...

Remains found under house in Pittsburgh identified

Remains found under house in Pittsburgh identified

John Blinn, Assistant News Editor

February 24, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Skeletal remains found underneath a home in Garfield have been identified. In Feb. 2018 police were alerted about remains found by the house in the 5400-block of Black Street by homeowners who were doing construction in the yard of a house that they had recently purchased. The remains,...

Megan’s Law violator from South Dakota arrested at Pittsburgh homeless camp

Megan’s Law violator from South Dakota arrested at Pittsburgh homeless camp

Gage Goulding, News Editor

February 23, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- A Megan's Law violator from South Dakota was arrested in Pittsburgh, according to authorities. Deputies from the Allegheny County Sheriff's Office arrested 58-year-old Gregory Davis from Sioux Falls, South Dakota in Pittsburgh after he violated parole. Deputies say that David has been...