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County Executive announces new Adopt-a-Roadway Program

County Executive announces new Adopt-a-Roadway Program

Marlisa Miller, Contributor

March 27, 2019

PITTSBURGH - Rich Fitzgerald, county executive, has recently announced the launch of a new Adopt-a-Roadway program. The program allows non-political organizations, groups, corporations and individuals to "adopt" a county-owned road and help assist in efforts to keep it clean. Signs will be posted...

Guns detected at Pennsylvania airport checkpoints slightly increased in 2018

Guns detected at Pennsylvania airport checkpoints slightly increased in 2018

Marlisa Miller, Contributor

February 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP - More guns were found at TSA checkpoints than ever before. In total, 4,239 firearms were discovered in carry-on bags at checkpoints across the country last year, averaging about 11.6 firearms per day. This was approximately a 7 percent increase nationally in firearm discoveries from...

Allegheny County prepares for extreme winter weather

Allegheny County prepares for extreme winter weather

Marlisa Miller, Contributor

January 28, 2019

PITTSBURGH - The National Weather Service in Pittsburgh has predicted snow, extremely cold temperatures and severe wind chill throughout the week. Tips and information have been released on how to prepare for the frigid temperatures. Winter driving can be very dangerous, as 70 percent of snow and...

First case of rabies in 2019 confirmed in Allegheny Co.

First case of rabies in 2019 confirmed in Allegheny Co.

Marlissa Miller, Contributor

January 26, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- The first case of rabies in Allegheny County this year has been confirmed. The Allegheny County Health Department (ACHD) confirmed that two raccoons brought into their facilities have tested positive for rabies. One raccoon was found near the 1500 block of Duffield Street in the City...

Man builds electric fence inches from school bus stop to keep kids off lawn

Man builds electric fence inches from school bus stop to keep kids off lawn

Marlissa Miller

September 7, 2018

Parents were in disbelief after hearing a local Virginia man had built an electric fence to stop kids from littering on his lawn. Virginia Man Builds Electric Fence Near Bus Stop To Keep Kids Off His Lawn https://t.co/dsk0ehDcGz — NewsRadio KFBK (@kfbk) September 5, 2018 That man that only identified by Bryan, from Henrico County, VA, cl...

Woman admits to drinking all day after her toddler was found dead in a locked car

Woman admits to drinking all day after her toddler was found dead in a locked car

Marlissa Miller

September 7, 2018

Britni Wihebrink has been arrested on the charges of leaving her son in a locked car, according to Fox 59. On Thursday at 1 a.m., 28-year-old Britni Wihebrink was arrested and charged with neglect of a dependent resulting in death. She is currently being held at Delaware County Jail without b...