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Skylights high school football: Week 1 scores

Norwin 16, Latrobe 0 Penn-Trafford 42, Kiski Area 7 Plum 45, Hempfield 19     Fox Chapel 7, North Hills 34 North Allegheny 14, Seneca 0  Pine-Richland 42, Shaler 0  Canon-McMillan 0,  Mt. Lebanon 40 Penn Hills 31, Upper St. Clair 13  Woodland Hills 27, Peters Township 0 Belle Vernon 44, ...

Complaint: 8-month-old tests positive for drugs

Authorities are investigating after an 8-month-old baby tested positive for drugs last month. According to the criminal complaint, 45-year-old Tracy Bofo’s grandson tested positive for methadone and OxyContin after he became lethargic while in her care at her Carrick home in July. The complaint said the baby's father took him ...

Emergency crews rescue flip-flop-wearing man trapped on hillside

Emergency crews rescued a man who was stuck on a hillside near the Homestead Grays Bride Friday afternoon. Authorities said the man, who tried to take a short cut to the Monongahela River and got stuck, called 911 around 11:40 a.m. The man told dispatchers he was trapped about 100 ...

BREAKING UPDATE: Missing 4-year-old girl found safe

Channel 11 News has confirmed that the missing 4-year-old girl has been found safe. Emergency dispatchers told Channel 11’s Alan Jennings and Pamela Osborne that the girl was found at school. According to Pittsburgh Public Schools spokeswoman Ebony Pugh, the girl – identified by her mother as Monet’ Blue – ...

WATCH: New program uses technology to help fight bullying

WATCH: New program uses technology to help fight bullying

WATCH: New program uses technology to help fight bullying

AG: Undercover investigation nets arrests of suspected child predators

Three Pennsylvania men have been arrested on unrelated charges as part of ongoing efforts to target the online sharing and distribution of child pornography, Attorney General Kathleen Kane announced Friday The latest arrests occurred over the past week in Allegheny and Philadelphia counties, she said. According to the criminal complaint, ...

Channel 11 gets action on ‘sidewalk to nowhere’

Earlier this year, Channel 11 News had a story about a sidewalk to nowhere. There was a finished intersection, but no place for neighbors to walk. Thanks to Target 11’s initial report, that is about to change. Rick Earle reported Friday that the sidewalk repairs started just after the initial ...

Authorities looking for family of Moraine State Park drowning victim

Authorities have identified a 52-year-old man who drowned Thursday afternoon at Moraine State Park, but have been unable to locate his family. Dustin Drew, park manager, said rangers were called to the scene at Lakeview Beach after a man was removed from the water by bystanders. According to Drew, witnesses ...

Man stabbed, killed in North Side Giant Eagle parking lot ID’d

Police continue to search for the person responsible for fatally stabbing a man in a North Side Giant Eagle parking lot. https://twitter.com/WPXI_DaveBondy/status/505266489336033280 Investigators said the incident happened around 1 a.m. Friday in the lot on Cedar Avenue. Officers said they were called to the area after someone saw the victim, ...

Neighbor saves mom, son from burning West Mifflin home

Anthony Zeiler and his mother stood by and watched as flames ripped through their West Mifflin home Friday. But as hard as it was to witness, Zeiler and his mom are thankful. Thankful for a neighbor they said saved their lives. “If he hadn’t knocked on our door, I wouldn’t ...

Major Parkway West project begins Friday; Congestion and delays expected

A major PennDOT project on the Parkway West began Friday and congestion and delays have begun The onramp from Carnegie to the Parkway West was closed early Friday and will remain that way until December The closure is part of a nearly $73 million project to alleviate congestion on that ...

New school lunch guidelines leave some scratching their heads

There are new rules this year about what schools can feed your child.  Channel 11 News has been following the changes in the National School Lunch Act for several years, and new this year: all bread has to be whole grain and schools need to cut down on sodium  Also, ...

Dangerous crossing? Train strikes car in South Side

A car was struck by a train in Pittsburgh’s South Side Friday morning along the same tracks where other incidents have been reported. Emergency dispatchers said the accident happened at the intersection of 9th and Bingham streets. A Channel 11 News crew at the scene said it appeared that the car ...

Pittsburgh Mayor Peduto won't make Labor Day deadline to hire police chief

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto will miss his Labor Day deadline for naming a police chief, but said he hopes to announce a hiring next week. Peduto said he is interviewing candidates picked from a list of 11 — four Pittsburgh police officers and seven from out of town — that ...

East Allegheny teachers to go on strike Tuesday

It was officially announced Thursday that teachers in the East Allegheny School District intend to strike beginning Tuesday. Channel 11 News obtained a copy of the letter sent from the East Allegheny Board of School Directors. It’s posted below. Dear Parents and Guardians: We have worked tirelessly with the East ...

Ex-North Allegheny student says school failed to stop assaults

A former North Allegheny Intermediate High School student claims in a federal lawsuit that school officials failed to stop other students, particularly athletes, from repeatedly physically and sexually assaulting her in school hallways and at school events in 2009 and 2010. Other than calling some of her attackers to an ...

Firefighters battle blaze at Allegheny County church

Firefighters were called to battle flames Thursday afternoon at a church in Pittsburgh's Allentown neighborhood. The blaze was reported at the Hill Top United Methodist Church in the 600 block of East Warrington Avenue around 4 p.m. Chopper 11 flew over the scene and showed heavy smoke coming from the ...

Pittsburgh man claims $86.7M Mega Millions jackpot

A Pittsburgh man has claimed an $86.7 million Mega Millions jackpot from the May 20 drawing. Carl Szott was presented with a ceremonial check for $86,755,350 by Lottery Executive Director Sil Lutkewitte. Szott was accompanied by his wife and several family members. The ticket correctly matched all five white balls, ...

Former ice cream shop owner found guilty of sexual assault

A former McCandless ice cream store owner has been convicted of sexually abusing two girls. A jury of six men and six women on Thursday found 62-year-old David F. Higginbotham guilty of a dozen counts, including aggravated indecent assault of a child and indecent exposure. The judge then revoked his ...

FILE - In this March 25, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions during a news conference at the NFL football annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. Players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell in a letter and memo sent to all 32 teams owners Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, and obtained by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)

After Rice, NFL increases domestic violence bans

Acknowledging he "didn't get it right" with a two-game suspension for Ravens running back Ray Rice, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced tougher penalties for players accused of domestic violence, including six weeks for a first offense and at least a year for a second. In a letter sent to all ...

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