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2 Injured At Car Wash Shooting

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Two people are recovering at Allegheny General Hospital Friday morning after being shot with an assault rifle overnight.

Shots were fired at TP Qwik Car Wash on Campbells Run Road in Collier Township just after midnight. Police said the driver was shot in the shoulder. The bullet then passed through and hit the passenger in the calf. According to officials, they drove to Smoky Bones in Robinson Township for help. The victims’ names and conditions are not being released. Police do not have any suspects.

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August 3, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Other News, Pittsburgh News | Leave a comment

House Explodes In Brentwood

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County police confirmed to Channel 11 there was a house explosion Tuesday along Tuxey Avenue in Brentwood.

Officials said there were injuries. One victim was taken to Mercy Hospital. A witness told Channel 11 he was in his yard when he heard the blast. The victim then ran out of his house and told the neighbor he thought his furnace blew. The victim had burns to his face and arms. The house was destroyed in the explosion. The cause of the explosion is not known.

August 1, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Pittsburgh News | Leave a comment

Pittsburgh Crews Battle Apartment Fire

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Part of Penn Avenue in Wilkinsburg was shut down Wednesday morning as firefighters worked to bring flames under control at an apartment building.

The fire started around 8 a.m. on Penn Avenue between Wood and Center streets. Pittsburgh firefighters were called in to help battle the blaze. Fire crews were kept from going inside the building for fear of the roof collapsing. The fire chief told Channel 11 all 10 people living inside the building we able to make it out safely. Nearly a dozen people are homeless and several businesses are gone.

August 1, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Pittsburgh News | Leave a comment

Vick dogfighting co-defendant pleads guilty

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A co-defendant in the federal dogfighting case against Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick pleaded guilty Monday morning.

Tony Taylor has also agreed to cooperate fully with the government. He will be sentenced on December 14 and could be sentenced to up to five years in prison, fined $250,000 and put on three years supervised release, according to court documents filed Monday in Richmond. Continue reading

July 31, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Other News, Sports | Leave a comment

Michael Vick dog fight

Michael Vick dog fighting

July 31, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Other News, Sports | Leave a comment

Crash Sends 3 People To Hospital

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A fiery crash sent three people to the hospital and closed a busy Strip District road early Monday morning.

A tractor-trailer and car collided on Liberty Avenue and 25th Street before slamming into a loft building. Continue reading

July 30, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Other News, Pittsburgh News | Leave a comment

Man Killed In Elizabeth Township

Police are looking into a fatal shooting in Elizabeth. Investigators were called to the scene along Pitt Street around 2:30 a.m. Monday. The victim’s name has not been released. Police are not saying whether they have any suspects.

July 30, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Other News, Pittsburgh News | Leave a comment

Penalties In Hot-Car Deaths

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Kevin Kelly is a law-abiding citizen who, much distracted, left his beloved 21-month-old daughter in a sweltering van for seven hours.

Frances Kelly had probably been dead for more than four hours by the time a neighbor noticed her strapped in her car seat; when rescue personnel removed the girl from the vehicle, her skin was red and blistered, her fine, carrot-colored hair matted with sweat. Two hours later, her body temperature was still nearly 106 degrees. Continue reading

July 29, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Other News | Leave a comment

Troy Polamalu saves a TD

Troy Polamalu saves a TD

Showing Polamalu’s true speed

July 29, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Pittsburgh News, Sports, Steelers News | Leave a comment

Tyler Palko Hurdles Pac Man Jones

Tyler Palko Hurdles Pac Man Jones

July 29, 2007 Posted by | Home Page, Pitt Panthers, Pittsburgh News, Sports, videos | Leave a comment