Marcie Cipriani, WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Marcie Cipriani

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA, United States

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Recent articles by Marcie:

Fern Hollow Bridge: PennStress making beams for Pittsburgh bridge

The president of PennStress said it takes 24 hours to make each beam. They are 8 feet tall, 155 feet long, 33 inches wide and weigh 100 tons. → Read More

Oakdale police issue warrants, say filth 'overwhelming' in home

Oakdale police issue warrants for a mother and grandfather, who they say are forcing four children to live in filth. → Read More

Supreme Court decision could lead to influx in abortion patients in Pennsylvania

Abortions remain legal in Pennsylvania, despite the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. → Read More

COVID-19 vaccine for children in Pittsburgh

Families in the Pittsburgh area have begun having their young children vaccinated against COVID-19, now that children 6 months to 5 years old have been given emergency authorization. → Read More

PUC: It is possible to stay cool and lower your costs

"Think about the appliances that add heat -- ovens, dishwashers, clothes washers, clothes dryers -- and don't run those things during the hottest part of the day," said a spokesperson for the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission. → Read More

PLUM: PTO treasurer for elementary school charged with theft

Plum police have charged a man with theft and access device fraud, after investigators said the Center Elementary School PTO treasurer stole thousands of dollars from the organization. → Read More

Vehicle that crashed in the Squirrel Tunnel was overweight

According to the Pennsylvania State Police, the vehicle that flipped inside the Squirrel Hill Tunnel, halting traffic Friday morning, was at an illegal weight. → Read More

Record high gas prices hitting those who work on the road especially hard

Those who work on the road are getting hit hard as gas prices reach $5 per gallon in Pittsburgh. → Read More

Burned-out car found on Washington County property

Pa. State Police say the vehicle has been identified, but as for what happened and how, they're still investigating. → Read More

Baby formula shortage: ByHeart receives $1.75 million from Pa.

ByHeart has a baby formula facility in Reading, Pennsylvania. → Read More

Parkway East traffic safety improvement project in Pittsburgh

PennDOT says the changes will include more message boards to alert drivers; gates near ramps that can be closed to prevent drivers from getting on if there is an issue ahead; and lane-control signs to close lanes if necessary. → Read More

Fatalities on the road up nationwide and in Pennsylvania

According to the Pennsylvania State Police, of the 525,590 citations issued statewide in 2021, the vast majority — 9,786 — were for "driving too fast for conditions." → Read More

Polling locations opening late, others reporting they are out of ballots

Amie Downs, Allegheny County communications director, said they have been unable to validate many of the claims, but said they are responding to all of them and providing them regardless of validation. → Read More

Transition report calls for new Pittsburgh police chief among dozens of other recommendations

A committee of 53 volunteers who used information from community surveys, online message boards and listening sessions has made dozens of recommendations to Pittsburgh Mayor Ed Gainey. → Read More

Allegheny County WIC program director offers resources in baby formula search

The formula shortage has caused worry and panic among those who need to feed their infants. → Read More

Diesel in PA among highest in the county, at $6.22 per gallon

AAA lists the average price of diesel in Pennsylvania at $6.22 per gallon, while nationally diesel is $5.54 per gallon. → Read More

Swissvale fire chief accused of anti-Semitic comments regarding vaccines during public meeting

The virtual meeting was recorded. → Read More

Abundance of dogs at Humane Animal Rescue of Pittsburgh, now offering Mother's Day discount

Click here to browse pictures of the dogs that are available for adoption. → Read More

Downtown Pittsburgh poised for post-pandemic comeback

While downtown Pittsburgh lost a reported 44 restaurants during the pandemic, the Pittsburgh Marathon this past weekend brought thousands back to the city → Read More

Pittsburgh psychiatrist talks about student-athletes and struggles with mental health

"One of the problems with suicide and depression is we aren't very willing to talk about it in public, and it takes some courage to put that out there," Swanson said. → Read More