• Hempfield Area High School to close for remainder of week due to additional COVID-19 cases By WTAE   -   Oct 21, 2020

    HEMPFIELD AREA HIGH SCHOOL TO CLOSE FOR REMAINDER OF WEEK DUE TO ADDITIONAL COVID-19 CASES

    The district said it was notified at 1 p.m. Tuesday that one additional high school student and one additional middle school student...

  • Turkey farmers facing a decline in sales due to pandemic forcing people to change holiday plans By WTAE   -   Oct 20, 2020

    TURKEY FARMERS FACING A DECLINE IN SALES DUE TO PANDEMIC FORCING PEOPLE TO CHANGE HOLIDAY PLANS

    Nationwide, some turkey farmers worry smaller holiday parties mean fewer sales.

  • Spillane's shot: Steelers LB Robert Spillane primed to replace injured Devin Bush By WTAE   -   Oct 20, 2020

    SPILLANE'S SHOT: STEELERS LB ROBERT SPILLANE PRIMED TO REPLACE INJURED DEVIN BUSH

    Mike Tomlin says the Steelers will primarily go with Robert Spillane to fill in for Devin Bush: "We're excited about watching him play...

  • Two people shot in Jeannette, sources confirm By WTAE   -   Oct 20, 2020

    TWO PEOPLE SHOT IN JEANNETTE, SOURCES CONFIRM

    Authorities have not released details about what happened at either location. There is a heavy police presence in the area.

  • Pa. House fails to override Gov. Wolf's restaurant capacity veto By WTAE   -   Oct 20, 2020

    PA. HOUSE FAILS TO OVERRIDE GOV. WOLF'S RESTAURANT CAPACITY VETO

    Along with loosening capacity, the legislation also would have ended a requirement that Pennsylvania customers buy food when they purchase...

    Food
  • Allegheny County Council approves making Juneteenth a paid holiday for county employees By WTAE   -   Oct 20, 2020

    ALLEGHENY COUNTY COUNCIL APPROVES MAKING JUNETEENTH A PAID HOLIDAY FOR COUNTY EMPLOYEES

    Juneteenth is the commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States, June 19, 1865.

  • Ballot anxiety hits Butler County among Democrats and Republicans By WTAE   -   Oct 20, 2020

    BALLOT ANXIETY HITS BUTLER COUNTY AMONG DEMOCRATS AND REPUBLICANS

    Leaders for the Butler County Democratic Committee and the Butler County Republican Committee are fighting more than their political...

    Republicans, Democrats
  • 'Please be patient.': Westmoreland County not expecting results on election night By WTAE   -   Oct 20, 2020

    'PLEASE BE PATIENT.': WESTMORELAND COUNTY NOT EXPECTING RESULTS ON ELECTION NIGHT

    Up to 100,000 mail-in ballots are expected that can't be processed until Election Day

    Election
  • WTAE Listens: Josiah Gilliam from My Brother's Keeper By WTAE   -   Oct 20, 2020

    WTAE LISTENS: JOSIAH GILLIAM FROM MY BROTHER'S KEEPER

    Since My Brother's Keeper was first launched nationally in 2014, the program's network has expanded over 250 cities with many, like...

  • Mostly cloudy with isolated showers on Wednesday By WTAE   -   Oct 20, 2020

    MOSTLY CLOUDY WITH ISOLATED SHOWERS ON WEDNESDAY

    Thursday and Friday will be sunny and warm with highs in the mid 70s.

  • Netflix previews 'Ma Rainey' and Chadwick Boseman's final performance By WTAE   -   Oct 20, 2020

    NETFLIX PREVIEWS 'MA RAINEY' AND CHADWICK BOSEMAN'S FINAL PERFORMANCE

    Netflix released a preview of "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom," showcasing Chadwick Boseman's final performance opposite Viola Davis' powerhouse...

  • Rising COVID-19 cases among younger people a concern By WTAE   -   Oct 20, 2020

    RISING COVID-19 CASES AMONG YOUNGER PEOPLE A CONCERN

    State health officials say 25-49 age group accounts for nearly a third of all cases

    Health
  • Citing coronavirus issues, doctors ask Trump to cancel rally in Erie, Pennsylvania By WTAE   -   Oct 20, 2020

    CITING CORONAVIRUS ISSUES, DOCTORS ASK TRUMP TO CANCEL RALLY IN ERIE, PENNSYLVANIA

    A letter signed by more than 75 physicians from around the state said such campaign events endanger public health and give a false...

    Health
  • Susan G. Komen to close its Pittsburgh-area office By WTAE   -   Oct 20, 2020

    SUSAN G. KOMEN TO CLOSE ITS PITTSBURGH-AREA OFFICE

    Susan G. Komen will close its local office, and all fundraisers for the breast cancer research and awareness organization will now...

  • Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker and Kathy Najimy spark 'Hocus Pocus' hysteria with reunion pic By WTAE   -   Oct 20, 2020

    BETTE MIDLER, SARAH JESSICA PARKER AND KATHY NAJIMY SPARK 'HOCUS POCUS' HYSTERIA WITH REUNION PIC

    The film has become a cult classic, and fans have been begging for a sequel for years.

  • Republicans see bright spot in 2020 voter registration push By WTAE   -   Oct 20, 2020

    REPUBLICANS SEE BRIGHT SPOT IN 2020 VOTER REGISTRATION PUSH

    The Republican Party has cut into Democrats' advantage in voter registration tallies across some critical battleground states, a fact...

    Republicans, Donald Trump, Democrats
  • Scattered showers; warm-up on the way By WTAE   -   Oct 20, 2020

    SCATTERED SHOWERS; WARM-UP ON THE WAY

    Scattered showers with the passage of a front today. Warming up and dry through most of the day tomorrow but a weak front could bring...

  • Cough keeps Melania Trump off campaign trail By WTAE   -   Oct 20, 2020

    COUGH KEEPS MELANIA TRUMP OFF CAMPAIGN TRAIL

    Melania Trump has a lingering cough and will not accompany President Trump to a campaign rally in Erie, Pennsylvania, her chief of...

  • Allegheny County election office has expanded hours for voters By WTAE   -   Oct 20, 2020

    ALLEGHENY COUNTY ELECTION OFFICE HAS EXPANDED HOURS FOR VOTERS

    The elections office is located inside the Allegheny County Office Building at 542 Forbes Ave. in downtown Pittsburgh.

    Election
  • A haunted tale: A little boy's spirit haunts this New Mexico Theater By WTAE   -   Oct 20, 2020

    A HAUNTED TALE: A LITTLE BOY'S SPIRIT HAUNTS THIS NEW MEXICO THEATER

    A little boy's tragic death begins this haunted tale in New Mexico.