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Another mild turn precedes weekend showers

Snow flurries and light rain didn't make for a white Christmas in Pittsburgh Thursday, and temperatures will continue to be on the warm side Friday. Severe Weather Team 11 meteorologist Valerie Smock said Thursday’s high temperature was around 40, a significant difference compared to Wednesday’s high around 60. Smock said the ...

Local mom launches project to ease foster children’s transition into new home

A foster child’s first night in a new home can be a scary experience with nothing to call their own. One Pittsburgh foster mother is trying to make that first night a bit easier and a less of a shock for those children. "Our first three kids just showed up ...

Volunteers serve Christmas dinner to thousands at Pitt

Though the University of Pittsburgh’s campus is empty this time of year, with students going home for the holiday’s Pitt’s Litchfield Towers was packed Christmas Day. Volunteers gathered there Thursday to spread some holiday cheer to thousands. “I see unity. I see togetherness,” said Oliver Norris, one of the participants. ...

Woman, 74, dies in Penn Hills house fire

A 74-year-old woman died in a Penn Hills house fire early Christmas morning. Officials told Channel 11 News that the woman, Norma McClain, was confirmed dead Thursday after firefighters were called to Thon Drive about 5:30 a.m. The fire is believed to have started in the kitchen located in the ...

Gas pipeline fire in Washington Co. prompts urgent evacuations

A gas pipeline fire in Houston prompted evacuations late Wednesday evening, according fire officials in Mount Pleasant. Around 10 p.m., Chartiers Township and Mount Pleasant firefighters and police rushed to the scene of the fire on Western Avenue and began evacuating residents to nearby fire halls. Many neighbors told Channel ...

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