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Recent articles by Nick:

Wanted fugitive spotted by off-duty sheriff’s deputy at Ross Park Mall

A man wanted on multiple outstanding warrants was arrested after he was spotted by an off-duty sheriff’s deputy at the Ross Park Mall.Dejon Fuller, 25, was taken into custody on Wednesday.The Allegheny County Sheriff’s Office said the warrants he was wanted on included theft and assault charges and that he’d managed to evade police for several months.Fuller is now in the Allegheny County Jail.… → Read More

Police release images of suspect in Swissvale sexual assault

Allegheny County police released surveillance images that they say shows a suspect in a sexual assault in Swissvale.The incident happened a little after 6 p.m. on Aug. 4.Police said a female was followed by a man along Monongahela Avenue from Church Street.Police said the man made several attempts to speak with the victim before sexually assaulting her on the sidewalk near the intersection of… → Read More

AAA: National average for gas drops below $4 per gallon, Pittsburgh average now $4.31

AAA: National average for gas drops below $4 per gallon, Pittsburgh average now $4.31 New averages revealed on Thursday morning AAA said the national average for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline dipped below $4 per gallon for the first time in months on Thursday morning.The price fell two cents to $3.99, in part due to declining demand.Across the commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the average… → Read More

51-year-old man killed in Washington County motorcycle crash

A Burgettstown man was killed in a motorcycle crash in Washington County on Thursday morning.The Washington County coroner’s office said James C. Jancart, 51, was traveling along Beech Hollow Road in Robinson Township when he lost control of his motorcycle, went off the road, up an embankment and struck a utility pole.The motorcycle came to a rest near the Route 576 Westbound on-ramp.Jancart was… → Read More

SWAT team called to home in Pittsburgh’s Northview Heights neighborhood

SWAT team called to home in Pittsburgh’s Northview Heights neighborhood Police said a man was threatening to harm himself The SWAT team was called to a home in Pittsburgh’s Northview Heights neighborhood on Wednesday morning.They were called to the 600 block of Mount Pleasant Road a little before 5 a.m. after a report of a man in crisis and threatening to harm himself.No injuries were initially… → Read More

13-year-old boy arrested after being found with gun and heroin in McKees Rocks

13-year-old boy arrested after being found with gun and heroin in McKees Rocks McKees Rocks police announced arrest on Tuesday A 13-year-old boy was arrested after McKees Rocks police said he was loitering suspiciously in the backyard of a home along Russellwood Avenue.Police announced the arrest on Tuesday.They said officers stopped to investigate and found heroin and a stolen, loaded 9mm… → Read More

Animal cruelty charges expected to be filed after dog is left alone for days in Fayette County

Animal cruelty charges expected to be filed after dog is left alone for days in Fayette County Police say there are two suspects in the case Two people are expected to face animal cruelty charges after a dog was left alone in a home for days with no food or water.State police said the incident happened in late July at a home on Pole Cat Hollow Road in Bullskin Township, Fayette County.Police… → Read More

One person taken to the hospital following rollover crash in Swissvale

One person was pulled from a wrecked vehicle and taken to the hospital following a rollover crash in Swissvale.The crash happened a little before 5 a.m. Tuesday on the 1000 block of South Braddock Avenue.The condition of the person injured has not been released.It took crews about an hour to clear the scene. SWISSVALE, Pa. — One person was pulled from a wrecked vehicle and taken to the hospital… → Read More

Fire tears through home in Lawrence County

The Red Cross was helping people who were forced out of their home following a fire in Ellwood City, Lawrence County.The fire was reported around 10:30 p.m. Monday at a house on Hazen Avenue.A neighbor said one person who was inside the house was able to make it out.The cause of the fire was under investigation. ELLWOOD CITY, Pa. — The Red Cross was helping people who were forced out of their… → Read More

Coroner called to scene of fire at apartment building in Westmoreland County

The Westmoreland County coroner was called to the scene after a fire broke out in an apartment building in Greensburg Monday night.The fire was reported a little before 11:40 p.m. at Autumn Brook Apartments in the area of Indiana Avenue near Luzerne Street and Allegheny Street.Firefighters spent hours on the scene though there did not appear to be major damage from the outside of the… → Read More

Teenager shot in the head in Pittsburgh’s Uptown neighborhood

A teenager was in critical condition after being shot in the head in Pittsburgh’s Uptown neighborhood.The shooting happened around 2:45 a.m. Monday on Van Braam Street between Fifth Avenue and Watson Street.Police said the victim as taken to the hospital in a private vehicle and was last listed in critical condition.No arrests have been announced. PITTSBURGH — A teenager was in critical… → Read More

Man shot in Pittsburgh’s Morningside neighborhood

Pittsburgh police were investigating after a man was shot in Pittsburgh’s Morningside neighborhood.The shooting happened a little before 9:45 p.m. Sunday on the 5500 block of Jackson Street.Pittsburgh Public Safety said the victim told police a vehicle pulled up on the street and a man got out and shot him in the thigh and ankle.Officials said the victim was otherwise uncooperative and was taken… → Read More

PRT bus towed after becoming stuck in Turtle Creek

A Pittsburgh Regional Transit bus became stuck and had to be towed from the scene in Turtle Creek on Saturday afternoon.It happened along Maple Avenue. A PRT spokesperson said the driver missed a turn and was trying to get back on the route but the bus wouldn’t fit.No one was hurt in the incident. TURTLE CREEK, Pa. — A Pittsburgh Regional Transit bus became stuck and had to be towed from the… → Read More

Westmoreland County paramedic dies after going into cardiac arrest in the line of duty

Fred Manno, 64, worked as a paramedic in North Huntingdon → Read More

Retired Steelers Hines Ward announces he’ll be head coach of XFL team

Hines Ward made the announcement on social media on Sunday morning → Read More

Baby flown to the hospital following 911 call about amputation in Westmoreland County

Baby flown to the hospital following 911 call about amputation in Westmoreland County Incident happened on Saturday night A six-month-old baby was flown to a local hospital following a 911 call about an amputation in Penn Township, Westmoreland County.The incident happened Saturday evening on Richmond Drive in Penn Township, Westmoreland County.As of Sunday morning, emergency officials had not… → Read More

4 Your Health: The importance of AED access

New report from Pittsburgh's Action News 4 anchor Michelle Wright → Read More

Home destroyed by fire in Fayette County

A home was destroyed by fire in Fairchance, Fayette County, on Sunday morning.The fire was reported around 4:30 a.m. at a home on Sheldon Avenue.No one lived in the home and no one was hurt.The cause of the fire is under investigation. FAIRCHANCE, Pa. — A home was destroyed by fire in Fairchance, Fayette County, on Sunday morning. The fire was reported around 4:30 a.m. at a home on Sheldon… → Read More

One person dead following crash in Westmoreland County

One person was killed in a crash in North Huntingdon, Westmoreland County.The crash happened a little after 9 p.m. Saturday on Maple Lane.Only one vehicle was involved in the crash and the person killed was the only person in that vehicle.The victim has not been identified.The cause of the crash remained under investigation on Sunday morning. NORTH HUNTINGDON, Pa. — One person was killed in a… → Read More

Police: Suspect in shooting of state trooper 'likely' same man who previously pleaded guilty in murder-for-hire plot

State police said Friday morning that Damian Bradford, 41, the man accused of shooting a state police trooper at a mini-mart on Franklin Avenue, is "likely" the same Damian Bradford who previously pleaded guilty in a murder-for-hire plot that took the life of a local doctor. → Read More