Shannon Perrine, WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Shannon Perrine

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Pittsburgh, PA, United States

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Recent articles by Shannon:

Rain garden in Pittsburgh's Larimer neighborhood

Not only does this city greenspace help mitigate flooding, but it also acts as a pollinator garden. → Read More

Fracking in Allegheny County parks: Council vote expected

A council member says the state has received permits for new drilling that she says would impact Allegheny County land. → Read More

Pittsburgh police chief speaks to Pittsburgh's Action News 4 one day before retirement

Retiring Chief Scott Schubert has worn a Pittsburgh police uniform for 29-and-a-half years. → Read More

Pride Month: A community outreach center for all

During the height of the COVID-19 outbreak, one Pittsburgh medical practice mobilized in the streets to test people for the virus. → Read More

'There is nobody in here': Man walks into empty Burger King

For customers who are frustrated when they can't get a quick meal on the go, scenes like this one may not go away soon. → Read More

SCAM ALERT: Warning from former FBI head

Former FBI Director William Webster and his wife found themselves in the crosshairs of sophisticated criminals. → Read More

Dear future me: Bethel Park teacher take students back in time

Every spring, a Bethel Park middle school teacher assigns his seventh grade English class to write a letter to their future selves. → Read More

Pitt student becomes first Black person to call game in Ontario Hockey League

Alex Randall, a junior at Pitt, is the first Black person to call a hockey game in the Ontario Hockey League. → Read More

Parents voicing concerns over pandemic's impact on development gaps for their children

Data shows their concerns are well-founded. → Read More

Bethel Park teacher returns to work after brain tumor treatment

KD Meucci's students and fellow staff members greeted her with posters and fist bumps on her first day back to work. → Read More

One-on-one with Peduto as he prepares to leave office

Mayor Peduto talked about strides he says the city has made in social justice, economic equality and addressing climate change. → Read More

Actor Richard Thomas in Pittsburgh playing Scrooge in 'A Musical Christmas Carol'

Some Americans remember actor Richard Thomas' role as John-Boy Walton on the TV show The Waltons from the 1970s. → Read More

Students visit simulation center at West Penn Hospital to learn about medical professions

Allegheny Health Network (AHN) hopes introducing young students to medical professions can eventually help solve the nursing shortage. → Read More

Who should get a COVID-19 booster shot?

A Pittsburgh-area infectious disease doctor said Tuesday that getting a COVID-19 booster shot is not critical right now for those under the age of 65 and in good health. → Read More

Woman shares story of breast cancer battle while pregnant

A Donora woman found out she had breast cancer just after finding out she was pregnant with her first child. → Read More

Bethel Park teacher reads bedtime story to students on Facebook Live 1 day after undergoing brain surgery

"Most importantly, I wanted to see you, to see that I'm OK. I look a little funky, but I wanted you to see it and know that I'm OK," Mrs. Meucci said while reading to her students. → Read More

School districts in Pittsburgh area desperate for bus drivers

School districts in the Pittsburgh area and around the country are desperate for bus drivers. → Read More

Pittsburgh pharmacy expert reacts to Johnson & Johnson seeking FDA approval for booster shots

Allegheny Health Network's Director of Pharmacy Clinical Services Dr. Edward Seidl says the information is promising. → Read More

Traumatic brain injury treatment center opens at Allegheny Valley Hospital

A new center to treat traumatic brain injury (TBI) is open and ready to help patients at Allegheny Valley Hospital in Natrona Heights. → Read More

UPMC doctor awarded with $100,000 grant to fight bone cancer

The group raises money to support patients diagnosed with cancer-related to the skeleton. Often these patients are teenagers. → Read More