Amber Nicotra, WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Amber Nicotra

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Past articles by Amber:

Pitt workers rally in downtown Pittsburgh for better wages

Pittsburgh's Action News 4's Amber Nicotra has the latest on the downtown Pittsburgh rally of Pitt workers for better wages and employment conditions at the City-County building. → Read More

Homeless man runs after catching on fire

Police say passers-by called 911 after seeing the burning man on a street in the city's Uptown section around 1 a.m. Friday. Brush near an Interstate 579 ramp also caught fire. → Read More

Search resumes for man over falls at Ohiopyle

Emergency responders are still trying to find a man who fell over the falls at Ohiopyle Wednesday morning. → Read More

Search resumes for man over falls at Ohiopyle

Pittsburgh's Action News Reporter Amber Nicotra reports from the scene where search has resumed for a man who went over the falls. → Read More

Fire destroys home in White Oak

A fire destroys a house on Skelly Street that belongs to a member of the White Oak Emergency Management Services. Several firefighters say it hits too close to home. → Read More

Partial building collapse in Pittsburgh's Perry South neighborhood

Pittsburgh's Action News 4's Amber Nicotra reports from the Perry South neighborhood of Pittsburgh where a vacant building comes crumbling to the ground overnight. → Read More

Pittsburgh mother jailed on charges she harmed baby at T station

Police said witnesses tried to intervene after Kari Vallance pushed the stroller into a revolving door at the Wood Street station in downtown Pittsburgh. → Read More

Mother accused of dropping her baby

Pittsburgh's Action News 4's Amber Nicotra has the latest in the investigation of a mother accused of dropping her baby at a T-Station in Pittsburgh and even getting it's head caught in the revolving door. → Read More

Suspect waives hearing in McKeesport revenge fire that killed 6

A man suspected of setting a fire that killed a recently married woman, her four young children and her disabled father-in-law at their house in McKeesport waived his right to a preliminary hearing Friday. → Read More

Homless shelter destroyed by fire in Uniontown

Pittsburgh's Action News 4's Amber Nicotra has the latest on the investigation into Thursday night's fire of building that served as a homeless shelter for ten people in Fayette County. → Read More

Police: Brighton Heights woman arrested, suspected of burning son

A woman is facing charges after her son arrived at a hospital, malnourished and suffering from a burn wound to his hand. The victim is 24, and he has autism and cerebral palsy. Investigators said he weighed only 58 pounds when he was admitted to the hospital. → Read More

Police: Brighton Heights woman arrested for burning son's hand

The victim is 24, but investigators say he weighed just 58 pounds when admitted to the hospital. Neighbors mistook the malnourished young Pittsburgh man for a child. His caregiver also faces charges. → Read More

Drivers left stranded after pothole on busy West Mifflin road

Drivers in West Mifflin were faced with a frustrating morning when they found themselves the victim of a large pothole on busy Lebanon Church Road on on Wednesday. → Read More

Man sentenced to prison for stabbing Pittsburgh K-9 Rocco

A man found guilty of stabbing a Pittsburgh police dog and assaulting other officers during his arrest in Lawrenceville is sentenced to 17 to 44 years. → Read More

1 killed, 2 other workers hurt in W.Va. mine accident

Murray Energy says John M. "Mike" Garloch, a management employee, was killed in an accident at its Marshall County Coal Co.'s Marshall County Mine near Cameron, West Virginia. → Read More

Bloomfield grandmother arrested after toddler found wandering in cold

Pittsburgh police say a woman found a 2-year-old girl outside in sub-freezing temperatures Thursday night, wearing nothing but a pair of boots. → Read More

Drivers struggle on snowy Parkway East

It was a slippery commute as people made their way to work and school on snow-covered roads Thursday morning. Traffic on Interstate 376 headed to Downtown Pittsburgh was backed up for miles. → Read More

Drivers strruggling in West Mifflin due to snow

Pittsburgh's Action News 4's Amber Nicotra and her photogrpaher are driving around the region and have discovered driver difficultties in the West Mifflin area due to snow conditions. → Read More

Parkway West construction continues

PennDOT has launched the next phase of an ongoing construction project on Interstate 376/Parkway West. The Carnegie on- and off-ramps are closed while work continues. → Read More

Icy roads to blame for series of crashes Monday morning

Icy roads were being blamed for a number of accidents Monday morning, including both tractor trailers and salt trucks. → Read More