Carrick Bank Robbery Suspect Sought

CARRICK (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a Carrick bank robbery suspect. According to police, the robbery happened at the Huntington Bank in the 1800-block of Brownsville Road around 1 p.m. Monday. An African-American man entered the bank with a semi-automatic pistol and demanded cash from two tellers. The […]

Police seek Carrick bank robber who wore pink pajamas

Pittsburgh police have been searching for a bank robber who wore a pink shirt and pink pajama bottoms, and topped off his disguise with a skeleton mask and a black wig. Police said the robbery happened about 1 p.m. Monday at the Huntingdon Bank branch in the city’s Carrick neighborhood. The robber was speaking to […]

Police seek Carrick bank robber who wore pink pajamas

Pittsburgh police have been searching for a bank robber who wore a pink shirt and pink pajama bottoms, and topped off his disguise with a skeleton mask and a black wig. Police said the robbery happened about 1 p.m. Monday at the Huntingdon Bank branch in the city’s Carrick neighborhood. The robber was speaking to […]

Police seek gunman who robbed Carrick bank

June 23, 2014 4:18 PM Share with others: Police are searching for a gunman who held up the Huntington Bank branch at 1817 Brownsville Road in Carrick today at about 1 p.m. According to a release from Pittsburgh police, the man, armed with a black and silver semi-automatic weapon, escaped with […]

Pittsburgh police bracing for another Heinz Field concert

Pittsburgh public safety officials said on Friday that they are prepping for an influx of people — and the trash they produce — at weekend concerts in the North Side and Downtown. City officials expect the crowd at the Luke Bryan country music concert at Heinz Field on Saturday to rival the 50,000 people […]

Video of officer, attendee encounter at Pittsburgh Pridefest sparking outrage

A video apparently shot at Sunday’s Pridefest festivities in downtown Pittsburgh is sparking outrage online. Several WPXI-TV Pittsburgh Facebook fans and viewers sent Channel 11 News a video of an incident that appears to have happened between a woman and a Pittsburgh police officer. Channel 11 News has reached out to Pittsburgh police, who are […]

Three shot in Fineview; one critical

June 16, 2014 7:01 AM Share with others: Pittsburgh police are investigating a shooting in Fineview that wounded three people, one critically, early today. The shooting took place in the 1700 block of Belleau Drive at 1:19 a.m. One woman was shot in the back and two men were shot […]

Pittsburgh police charge Corvette driver with pointing gun, swerving at cops on South Side

Pittsburgh police arrested a Beechview man early Sunday on charges he pointed a loaded gun at South Side pedestrians, drove away from officers attempting to arrest him and swerved toward police and bystanders as he fled. According to court documents, people in the South Side’s bar district told police that Thomas Ferrieri, 28, pointed […]

Pittsburgh police charge Corvette driver with pointing gun, swerving at cops on South Side

Pittsburgh police arrested a Beechview man early Sunday on charges he pointed a loaded gun at South Side pedestrians, drove away from officers attempting to arrest him and swerved toward police and bystanders as he fled. According to court documents, people in the South Side’s bar district told police that Thomas Ferrieri, 28, pointed […]

Chase Suspect To File Civil Lawsuit, Use Dash Cam Video As Evidence

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A Pittsburgh Police car captured a number of images on its dash cam when it arrived at the place where Paul Parrish’s white car stopped on Route 65 in Brighton Heights back in July 2012. You see Parrish, the driver, hit with the butt of a gun, then being dragged out of […]

Woman In Critical Condition After Homewood Shooting

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh police are investigating after a woman was shot in Homewood early Friday morning. It happened around 1:37 a.m. near the intersection of Chaucer and North Murtland streets. Police say a 54-year-old woman was found with a gunshot wound to the neck. She was taken to UPMC Presbyterian Hospital and is currently […]

Pittsburgh Police Officer Recruits Iceburgh For A Surprise Proposal

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It’s a love story – caught on camera. KDKA was there when a Pittsburgh police officer proposed to his girlfriend today. Heidi Heatherdale and Gino Macioce have loved ice skating together ever since they met six years ago while studying at the University of Pittsburgh-Bradford. So Gino figured BladeRunners Ice Complex in […]

Pittsburgh Police Officer Recruits Iceburgh For A Surprise Proposal

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – It’s a love story – caught on camera. KDKA was there when a Pittsburgh police officer proposed to his girlfriend today. Heidi Heatherdale and Gino Macioce have loved ice skating together ever since they met six years ago while studying at the University of Pittsburgh-Bradford. So Gino figured BladeRunners Ice Complex in […]

Police Investigating Violent Homewood North Home Invasion

HOMEWOOD NORTH (KDKA) – Police are looking into an early Thursday morning  home invasion in Homewood North. According to police, the incident happened around 3 a.m. at a home in the 1000-block of Lawndale Street. Initial reports indicated the incident started with a man calling 911 for help from inside the home. He said that […]

Two Duquesne basketball players arrested

The backcourt for the Duquesne Dukes will be back in Municipal Court on June 18 to face criminal charges stemming from a Saturday brawl on the South Side that led Pittsburgh Police to fire a Taser at them. Police have charged guard Jeremiah Jones, 20, with public drunkenness, assault and escape following a melee […]

Pittsburgh police seek suspect in Mount Washington bank robbery

June 6, 2014 5:21 PM Share with others: Pittsburgh police are asking for help finding an armed man they say robbed a Mount Washington bank around 2:30 p.m. today. Surveillance cameras at First Niagara Bank, 22 Shiloh St., captured images of the man believed to be in his mid-20s, city […]

Teen arrested after stealing car, fleeing Pittsburgh police in Hill District and Downtown

June 6, 2014 7:16 AM Share with others: Pittsburgh police on Thursday arrested a Sheraden man who they said stole a car and fled from police in the Hill District, eventually hitting several other vehicles. The incident occurred around 4:30 p.m. when officers saw a dark blue Chevy Malibu on […]

Teen in stolen car leads Pittsburgh police on rush-hour chase

A teen in a stolen car led Pittsburgh police on a chase during rush hour on Thursday afternoon that wound through the Hill District, Uptown and Downtown, causing several crashes. The only injury reported in the chase that began at 4:27 p.m. was the 17-year-old driver of the stolen vehicle, who was treated for […]

Wanted East Pittsburgh man arrested at Windber hotel

June 3, 2014 10:11 AM Share with others: An East Pittsburgh man wanted on a probation violation was arrested Monday after officials said they found him at a hotel in Somerset County with illegal drugs. Jon D. Edwards, 32, was placed on probation when he pleaded guilty to endangering the […]

Pittsburgh police investigate why officers were outside patrol zone near time of Eat’n Park robbery

June 2, 2014 11:22 PM Share with others: Pittsburgh police said Monday they are investigating why two officers outside their normal patrol zone were at an Eat’n Park in Banksville around the time it was robbed last week and how they responded. Police from the city’s Zone 6 station in […]

Pittsburgh police investigate why officers were outside patrol zone near time of Eat’n Park robbery

June 2, 2014 11:22 PM Share with others: Pittsburgh police said Monday they are investigating why two officers outside their normal patrol zone were at an Eat’n Park in Banksville around the time it was robbed last week and how they responded. Police from the city’s Zone 6 station in […]

Pittsburgh police investigate why officers were outside patrol zone near time of Eat’n Park robbery

June 2, 2014 11:22 PM Share with others: Pittsburgh police said Monday they are investigating why two officers outside their normal patrol zone were at an Eat’n Park in Banksville around the time it was robbed last week and how they responded. Police from the city’s Zone 6 station in […]

Pittsburgh police investigate why officers were outside patrol zone near time of Eat’n Park robbery

June 2, 2014 11:22 PM Share with others: Pittsburgh police said Monday they are investigating why two officers outside their normal patrol zone were at an Eat’n Park in Banksville around the time it was robbed last week and how they responded. Police from the city’s Zone 6 station in […]

Pittsburgh police investigate why officers were outside patrol zone near time of Eat’n Park robbery

June 2, 2014 6:41 PM Share with others: Pittsburgh police said today they are investigating why two officers outside their normal patrol zone were at an Eat’n Park in Banksville around the time it was robbed last week and how they responded. Police from the city’s Zone 6 station in […]

Pittsburgh police investigate why officers were outside patrol zone near time of Eat’n Park robbery

June 2, 2014 6:41 PM Share with others: Pittsburgh police said today they are investigating why two officers outside their normal patrol zone were at an Eat’n Park in Banksville around the time it was robbed last week and how they responded. Police from the city’s Zone 6 station in […]

Pittsburgh police investigate why officers were outside patrol zone near time of Eat’n Park robbery

June 2, 2014 6:41 PM Share with others: Pittsburgh police said today they are investigating why two officers outside their normal patrol zone were at an Eat’n Park in Banksville around the time it was robbed last week and how they responded. Police from the city’s Zone 6 station in […]

Pittsburgh police probe why two officers were outside their assigned zone

Pittsburgh police are investigating the actions of two officers assigned to the city’s Hill District station who visited a Banksville restaurant outside their patrol zone around the time it was robbed, public safety spokeswoman Sonya Toler said Monday. Officers are not permitted to leave their patrol zones to get food without notifying their supervisor, […]

Public’s Help Sought To Locate Missing Sheraden Girl

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Police are asking for the public’s help to locate a missing girl. According to police, 12-year-old Victoria Harris went missing on Saturday. She was last seen on Zephyr Avenue in Sheraden around 12:30 p.m. She was wearing a black tank top and pink sweatpants with gold lettering. She is described as […]

Pittsburgh police searching for missing 12-year-old girl

May 31, 2014 11:58 PM Share with others: Pittsburgh police are searching for a 12-year-old girl who went missing this afternoon from a Sheraden street. Police said the girl, identified as Victoria Harris, is biracial, 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighs 100 pounds and has brown hair and eyes. […]

Pittsburgh police searching for missing 12-year-old girl

May 31, 2014 11:58 PM Share with others: Pittsburgh police are searching for a 12-year-old girl who went missing this afternoon from a Sheraden street. Police said the girl, identified as Victoria Harris, is biracial, 5 feet 2 inches tall, weighs 100 pounds and has brown hair and eyes. […]

Police make separate arrests for synthetic, real marijuana

At Carrick market, owner charged with May 29, 2014 11:04 PM Share with others: Three men from McKeesport were arrested in Lawrenceville Thursday morning after Pittsburgh police caught them allegedly stealing marijuana from a growing operation that included about 325 plants, which some officers said was one of the largest found in […]

Police make separate arrests for synthetic, real marijuana

At Carrick market, owner charged with May 29, 2014 11:04 PM Share with others: Three men from McKeesport were arrested in Lawrenceville Thursday morning after Pittsburgh police caught them allegedly stealing marijuana from a growing operation that included about 325 plants, which some officers said was one of the largest found in […]

Police make separate arrests for synthetic, real marijuana Pot plant heist nets arrests for trio

At Carrick market, owner charged with May 29, 2014 11:04 PM Share with others: Three men from McKeesport were arrested in Lawrenceville Thursday morning after Pittsburgh police caught them allegedly stealing marijuana from a growing operation that included about 325 plants, which some officers said was one of the largest found in […]

Pittsburgh police announce arrest in cell phone snatching

May 29, 2014 7:40 PM Share with others: Pittsburgh police have charged a teenager in connection with a cell phone snatching earlier this week, police said today. The 15-year-old, who police have not identified, was taken to the Shuman Juvenile Detention Center after he was charged with robbery and resisting […]

Massive Pot Growing Operation Uncovered After Attempted Break-In

LAWRENCEVILLE (KDKA) – Pittsburgh Police say burglars led them to the biggest marijuana growing operation they’ve seen in 25 years. People living on Davison Street called 911 overnight to report suspicious activity on Urbana Way. When police arrived, two men were carrying garbage bags filled with marijuana plants out of a building. The men broke […]

Pittsburgh police offered free Santana tickets Investigation underway

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Pittsburgh police make arrest in Northview Heights shooting

Pittsburgh police charged a McKees Rocks man with shooting a Northview Heights man during a fight. Police helped security officers at the public housing complex break up a fight about 11:30 p.m. Saturday, the city reported. Police said one man was shot when he and his brother tried to defend themselves against an armed […]

Arrest made in Downtown parking lot robbery

May 23, 2014 11:35 AM Share with others: Pittsburgh police said a suspect has been arrested and charged with robbing two parking lot attendants, one Downtown and another on the North Shore, at gunpoint hours apart on Thursday. An attendant at the ALCO parking lot at Eighth Street and Fort […]

Autopsy: Man Dies Of Asphyxiation After Confrontation With UPMC Security

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – On December 10, 2013, 39-year-old Ricardo Martinez went to the ER at UPMC Shadyside Hospital. He died there after some type of altercation with a University of Pittsburgh Police officer and UPMC staff workers. At the time of his death, his family couldn’t understand what happened. “They restrained him OK,” said Martinez’s […]