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TARGET 11: Pa. nursing homes not required to notify patients, families when sex offenders move in

While some states have passed laws requiring nursing homes to notify patients and families when a registered sex offender moves in, a Target 11 investigation revealed that no such law exists in Pennsylvania.  Staff at the nursing homes may not even know because the state only notifies them when a ...

Steelers’ kicker Shaun Suisham becomes U.S. citizen

Canadian-born Steeler Shaun Suisham became a citizen of the United States Wednesday, according to Channel 11 News’ exchange partner TribLive. Suisham took part in the U.S. naturalization Ceremony with 31 other people, originally hailing from 14 different countries, according to Steelers.com. FREE APPS | NOW | FACEBOOK | TWITTER Stories ...

FILE - In this Feb. 6, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina speaks at a campaign event in Goffstown, N.H. Fiorina exited the 2016 Republican presidential race Wednesday,Feb. 10, 2016,  after winning praise for her debate prowess, but struggling to build a winning coalition in a crowded GOP field. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

Carly Fiorina ends 2016 Republican bid for President

Former technology executive Carly Fiorina exited the 2016 Republican presidential race Wednesday, after winning praise for her debate prowess but struggling to build a winning coalition in a crowded GOP field. "While I suspend my candidacy today, I will continue to travel this country and fight for those Americans who ...

Gov. Wolf pushes budget plan to invest more in education during school visit

Despite Pennsylvania’s ongoing budget impasse, Gov. Tom Wolf is pressing forward with his new budget and education plan. On Wednesday, Wolf visited Clairton Elementary School, which has been trying to stay afloat during the impasse that is in its seventh month. FREE APPS | NOW | FACEBOOK | TWITTER Stories ...

Man to stand trial after shooting woman outside of bar

A man is going to trial after shooting a woman who refused his advances outside of a bar. Charles McKinney is accused of shooting and killing Janese Talton outside of Clif’s Bar last month. FREE APPS | NOW | FACEBOOK | TWITTER Stories of the day... Girl asks student with ...

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie ends 2016 White House bid

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie dropped out of the Republican nomination for president on Wednesday, a day after his disappointing sixth-place finish in New Hampshire's primary. Campaign spokeswoman Samantha Smith said Christie shared his decision with staff at his campaign headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey, late Wednesday afternoon, and was ...

Suspect’s mother accused of intimidating witness in animal abuse case

A woman will be facing charges of witness intimidation, after authorities said she threatened a person who was helping police in the animal cruelty case against her son. Police said 36-year-old Tia Matthews of Wilkinsburg sent threatening texts and voicemails after her son, 19-year-old Gerald Walker Jr., was arrested. FREE ...

Proposed plan to help reduce crime in South Side could extend parking meter hours

Pittsburgh City Council President Bruce Kraus on Wednesday introduced legislation for a public safety initiative aimed at reducing vehicle break-ins and assaults on the South Side. Kraus’ idea is to implement a pilot program that would extend parking meter hours until 10 p.m. and utilize the parking authority’s lot on ...

New jaywalking, crosswalk ordinance awaiting approval in Mt. Lebanon

People in Mt. Lebanon may soon be facing fines if a new ordinance regulating jaywalking and the improper use of crosswalks is passed. Police say several pedestrians have been badly hurt or even killed due to not using crosswalks properly. In October 2014, a 42-year-old woman was almost killed after ...

Dozen-plus Pennsylvania lawmakers back welfare recipient drug-testing bill

More than a dozen Pennsylvania senators are endorsing a new bill that will allow for random screening of welfare applicants and recipients of public welfare. As part of Senate Bill 730, anyone refusing to take the drug test would result in the loss of benefits. FREE APPS | NOW | ...

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