David Kaplan, WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

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WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA, United States

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Past articles by David:

Washington County judge denies request to remove Peters Township School District mask mandate

The school board mandated masks in a recent meeting → Read More

New Pittsburgh e-scooter spotted inside Liberty Tunnel

The e-scooters are prohibited in certain areas, including the Liberty Tubes → Read More

Highmark pushes back return to work date for many office employees

As of now, many will return Oct. 4, other large employers taking different tacts → Read More

Highmark pushes back return to work date for many office employees

As of now, many will return Oct. 4, other large employers taking different tacts → Read More

Districts mulling last minute changes to require masks when school starts

Mt. Lebanon and Fox Chapel appear poised to require universal masking after originally going "optional" → Read More

Pediatrician recommending parents encourage their kids to wear masks when they return to school

Dr. Jennifer Preiss says she's worried about the transmissibility of Delta variant and unvaccinated children → Read More

Some school districts continue planning to make masks optional despite CDC guidance

Gov. Wolf's office confirms no mask mandate, even for schools, is being considered right now → Read More

UPMC, AHN say nearly all new COVID hospitalizations are unvaccinated patients

Exceptions largely involve those who are somehow immunocompromised → Read More

Plum police say charges pending in road rage incident that led to fight

Police say they have identified the man likely being charged → Read More

With flooding persistent, PennDOT reminds property owners most storm drains are their responsibility

Many owners don't know the deeds loosely spell out that drains are part of property → Read More

Why Pittsburgh isn't Pittsburg: Celebrating 'H' Day

On July 19, 1911, the U.S. government ruled Pittsburgh could keep its last letter. → Read More

Pittsburgh day care waitlists getting long as parents start returning to office

Pittsburgh's Action News 4 spoke with five day cares in western Pennsylvania who all say they're at capacity or close to it now, and many have a waitlist. → Read More

Pine-Richland School Board unanimously votes to renew superintendent's contract

Some parents upset with how the district handled COVID-19 and the situation involving Eric Kasperowicz. → Read More

Largest downtown Pittsburgh employers taking different approaches on return to office

Downtown businesses reliant on commuters have had to adjust for busier dinner crowds → Read More

Economist says younger workers slow to return to Western Pennsylvania labor force

Many restaurants rely on college students for summer labor, economist Chris Briem says May data shows they haven't returned. → Read More

COVID-19 Delta variant: Infectious disease doctor says best defense is vaccination

"Based on what we know, especially with the Moderna and Pfizer mRNA vaccines, they seem to be very robust against the delta variant, especially if you’ve gotten two doses," said Amesh Adalja, an infectious disease doctor. → Read More

Addressing gun violence in Pittsburgh

Leaders in Pittsburgh are calling for a stop to the recent violence in and around the city. → Read More

Armstrong County home has 10 alligators, neighbors reaction mixed, police say it's legal

Kiski Township supervisors passed ordinance to require exotic animals be registered with first responders → Read More

Man shot, killed while cutting grass in Penn Hills, neighbors say

A man has been shot and killed in Penn Hills. Neighbors say he was shot while cutting grass. → Read More

Citizen’s Police Review Board issues report into South Side bar fight involving undercover officers

"That whole incident was such a disgrace and so unbecoming," said Beth Pittinger. → Read More