Saturday Sep 13
Mother Facing Charges After Police Find Wilkinsburg Boy Bruised, Bleeding
A woman is facing charges after police say they were called to a Wilkinsburg home overnight where they found a child with head and facial injuries. Police say they were first called to the home in the 1300-block of Traymore Avenue just after 1 a.m. The criminal complaint reports the child's mother, identified as Dalishia Salter, is being charged with endangering the welfare of a child.
Fri Sep 12, 2014
Fatal Wilkinsburg Fire Investigation
Pittsburgh's Action News 4's Courtney Fischer has the latest on the 11 year-old girl lost her mother Thursday in this Wilkinsburg fire. Neighbors tried to save Veda Moore, but the smoke and flames proved too much.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Neighbor tried to rescue mother killed in Wilkinsburg townhouse fire
Jarell Taylor says he tried to rescue a woman whose clothes were on fire from a burning townhouse in Wilkinsburg TOUCHED BY NO FIRE OR ANYTHING. TONIGHT, HE DID NOT WANT TO SHOW HIS FACE, BUT HE DID WANT TO TELL HIS STORY A. HERO NEIGHBOR'S DESPERATE ATTEMPT TO SAVE A NEIGHBOR TRAPPED IN A FIRE.
Cops: Man Dies After Being Shot While Sitting In Booth At Restaurant
Police say a man was shot as he sat in a booth at a Pennsylvania restaurant and later died at a hospital. Officials in Allegheny County said the 31-year-old man, whose name hasn't been released, was at the Fireside Caribbean Restaurant and Catering in Wilkinsburg.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Man shot at Wilkinsburg restaurant dies
A man shot at a Wilkinsburg restaurant Wednesday afternoon has died. Police said the shooter targeted the victim who had just sat down to eat at the Fireside Caribbean American Restaurant.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra launches neighborhood chamber concert series
The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's Music for the Spirit program is expanding to include three chamber music concerts at local churches in the Northside, East Liberty and Wilkinsburg in September. The Music for the Spirit program explores the connection between music and spirituality during free Pittsburgh Symphony concerts, at both Heinz Hall as part of the BNY Mellon Grand Classics series and in rotating community venues.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
Business week in review: 09/05/14
In yet another flare-up between the region's two health care giants over cancer billing, Highmark Inc. sued UPMC related to the way UPMC bills for oncology and cancer-related treatments. Highmark alleges that UPMC has managed, through billing manipulation, to increase costs by $300 million over four years without any improved outcomes for cancer patients.
Thu Sep 04, 2014
Eight arrested at Wilkinsburg McDonald's in protest for wage hike
Eight people were arrested today outside a McDonald's in Wilkinsburg as part of demonstrations nationwide demanding better conditions for fast-food workers,. The protest at the Penn Avenue eatery brought out nearly 200 workers, who chanted "hold your burgers, hold your fries, make my wages super-sized."
Suspect To Be Sentenced After 2013 Shootout With Police
Dante Bonner, 20, of Larimer, pleaded guilty back in June to attempted homicide of a law enforcement officer and other charges. In March of 2013, Bonner was a passenger in a car that did not stop for police after a traffic violation in Wilkinsburg.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
Mayor, Public Safety Director Name Next Pittsburgh Police Chief
At a news conference Tuesday afternoon, Mayor Bill Peduto and Public Safety Director Stephen Bucar named Cameron McLay as the next chief of the City of Pittsburgh Bureau of Police.
Campaign nuggets from Pennsylvania governor's race
DEBATES: Republican Gov. Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf have agreed to square off in three debates: Sept.
School districts struggle to decide how small is too small
Thomas McInroy is transportation coordinator, human resources director, facilities manager and curriculum coordinator for the Shanskville-Stoneycreek School District in Somerset County.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Campaign nuggets from Pennsylvania governor's race
22 at the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry dinner in Hershey; Oct. 1 at the "Breakfast with the Candidates" radio program aired from the Philadelphia studios of KYW Newsradio; and Oct. 8 at the studios of WTAE-TV in Wilkinsburg.
Thu Aug 28, 2014
School bus problems plague local districts during first days of school
Brenda Harris of Wilkins Township says she waited for nearly an hour with her children at the bus stop before giving up.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
The China Post
Murals give young people chance to shine, memorialize local playwright
The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review/MCT--Fashion-lover Rayonna Woodson finds a lot of similarities between unique clothing pairings and the August Wilson mural she is helping with in the Hill District of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Slain mother remembered in Wilkins Township
Allegheny County police say the body of 32-year-old Delicious Jones was found in some woods near her home on McMasters Avenue in Wilkins Township.