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Major aftershock hits Nepal after earthquake

(CNN) -- A powerful aftershock jolted Nepal on Sunday as the Himalayan nation struggled to cope with the aftermath of a catastrophic earthquake that had struck a day earlier, killing more than 2,000 people and leveling scores of buildings. The magnitu...

Published: Sun, 26 Apr 2015 14:38:36 GMT

Nepalese Refugees in Pittsburgh react to deadly quake

In Nepal, the search for survivors under tons of rubble continues.

Published: Sun, 26 Apr 2015 03:11:10 GMT

Hempfield Township man killed when vehicle hits house

A 19-year-old man dies overnight after crashing his vehicle into a woman's home in Hempfield Township.

Published: Sun, 26 Apr 2015 01:30:44 GMT

I-376 Parkway West inbound closure cancelled this weekend

Due to low temperatures, the inbound (eastbound) Parkway West closure is cancelled for this weekend.  It will be rescheduled at a later date.  The outbound (westbound) single-lane restriction will still occur.

Published: Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:45:26 GMT

WVU marching band to perform in 2016 Macy's parade

West Virginia University's marching band has been chosen to perform in the 2016 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.

Published: Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:35:03 GMT

Trial ordered for man in shooting deaths of 2

Text messages that included emojis or digital ideograms were cited as evidence in the charges against a man accused of homicide in the deaths of two people in a shootout in western Pennsylvania last fall. Michael St. Clair, 24, of Beaver Falls was ordered Friday to stand trial in Allegheny County on homicide charges in the deaths of 17-year-old Diondre Dozier and 18-year-old Martin Brown Junior. He also faces robbery, conspiracy and firearms counts. Police allege that the defendant, who was also shot himself multiple times, told them that he and a friend went to buy marijuana Nov. 17 and were accosted by a man with an assault rifle and another man. Prosecutors cited text messages on his phone, including a series of emojis or digital ideograms depicting a running man, an explosion and a firearm. The text messages read "We're going to go hit that lick," and "Let's get at it." Assistant District Attorney Michael Berquist argued that the messages indicate that St. Clair knew there would be an incident involving firearms. Defense attorney Steven Valsamidis argued that prosecutors hadn't proven that his client was involved. Valsamidis also said Dozier was apparently killed with a military-type rifle and Brown by a .22-caliber handgun, and there had been no testimony from his client's firearm. "At this point, it's speculation at best as to what Mr. St. Clair's role in the homicide was," he said. Berquist said, however, that it was immaterial whether the defendant "pulled the trigger." "He's liable for the acts of himself and a co-conspirator," he said.

Published: Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:15:55 GMT

Granting a child's wish, meet the children whom you have helped Pittsburgh!

Make-A-Wish and residents all across Pittsburgh region have been helping grant wishes to children for years.  Each year the organization works to continue that tradition with help from you. 

Published: Sat, 25 Apr 2015 21:10:39 GMT

East Busway closure ends early

This weekend's P1 detour and partial East Busway closure have ended early. All P1 service is back on regular routing and serving East Liberty Station.

Published: Sat, 25 Apr 2015 19:00:00 GMT

DONATE TODAY: Make-A-Wish "Give Wishes Wings"

Change the channel to WTAE-TV & WTAE.com today from 6 a.m. to 6:30 p.m., and partake in the Make-A-Wish donation day by donating money and unused air miles to help grant the travel wishes of children living with life-threatening medical conditions.

Published: Sat, 25 Apr 2015 18:42:04 GMT

Municipal pension woes have people talking in Harrisburg

They may not yet be at the forefront of policy debates at the Capitol, but Pennsylvania's municipal pension troubles are stirring more discussion than usual.

Published: Sat, 25 Apr 2015 15:34:59 GMT