KDKA News Update PM: March 6, 2021
KDKA News Update PM: March 6, 2021KDKA News Update PM: March 6, 2021
Pitt Says Some 2021 Commencement Ceremonies Will Be In-PersonPitt says commencement for the 2021 class will have some in-person events.
Pa. Rep. Wants State To Ban Semi-Automatic RiflesState Rep. Ed Gainey wants a state ban on high-capacity, semi-automatic rifles.
City League Girls Basketball Season On HoldPittsburgh Public Schools said the City League girls basketball season is on hold due to five teams being in quarantine.
Crews Respond To House Fire In Pine TownshipCrews responded to a house fire in Pine Township. KDKA's Jessica Guay has more.
Man Wanted For Shooting IUP Student ArrestedA man wanted for the murder of a local college student was arrested.
Female College Students At Rosedale Technical College Look To Break BarriersMany people don't picture women in trades, but these college students are looking to change that.
Pitt Chemistry Professor Helping With NASA Perseverance Rover’s Search For Life On MarsA University of Pittsburgh professor is playing an integral role in NASA and the Perseverance Rover’s search for life on Mars.
Southwestern Pa. Ski Resorts Adjusting To Busy SeasonSouthwestern Pennsylvania ski resorts are adjusting to a busy winter season. KDKA's Kristine Sorensen has more.
Pharmacy Gears Up To Help Students And Teachers Get Back In ClassroomA Pennsylvania pharmacy is gearing up to help get teachers and students safely back in schools. KDKA's Royce Jones has more.
Caregivers Asking Lawmakers To Increase Minimum Wage End 48-Hour FastA 48-hour fast by local caregivers calling on lawmakers to increase the minimum wage ended Friday. KDKA's Bryant Reed has more on their demands.
FDA: Temperature Scanning Devices Used To Detect Coronavirus Not Always AccurateThe temperature scanning devices used to check for coronavirus are not always accurate, the FDA says. KDKA's Paul Martino has more.
PPS Superintendent Gives Update On Plan To Vaccinate TeachersPittsburgh Public Schools has a new timeline to vaccinate its employees. KDKA's Jessica Guay has more.
Reporter Update: High School Sports Kick Off MondayHigh school spring sports kick off on Monday, but not without changes and adjustments to the PIAA's guidance. KDKA's Nicole Ford breaks those down, including changes to the mask mandate.
Reporter Update: Gov. Tom Wolf Tours Rite AidGov. Tom Wolf toured a Rite Aid near Harrisburg and made some announcements about the COVID-19 vaccine rollout; KDKA's Royce Jones reports.
Reporter Update: Westmoreland County Officials Say They're Getting Less Vaccine Than OthersWestmoreland County officials say they're getting less vaccine than smaller counties relative to population; KDKA's Ross Guidotti reports.
Reporter Update: Caregivers Fasting For Higher WagesKDKA's Bryant Reed has more on a group of local caregivers who are fasting in hopes of bringing awareness to their pay situation.
Reporter Update: More People Are Hitting The Slopes At Seven SpringsKDKA's Kristine Sorensen is at Seven Springs enjoying a beautiful day on the mountain. She's not the only one -- a lot more people are out skiing and snowboarding this year.
Reporter Update: Dick's Sporting Good HQ Holds Mass Vaccination ClinicKDKA's Amy Wadas reports from Dick's Sporting Goods headquarters where they have teamed with Allegheny Health Network for what is, so far, the largest single-day vaccination clinic in Western Pennsylvania.
Police Investigating Chase Bank Account ScamKDKA's Bryant Reed has more on the ongoing scam.
Remains Found In Street Near VA HospitalFragments of bones were found near the VA Hospital in Oakland.
Family Of Missing Woman Hangs FliersPittsburgh Police are asking for the public's help in finding 23-year-old Olivia Zane. KDKA's Jessica Guay has more on what her family is doing.
20-Year-Old Charged With Homicide In Deadly Trafford ShootingA 27-year-old man was shot and killed in Trafford early on Thursday morning. Another man has been charged.
Senators Have Split Views On New StimulusPennsylvania Senators Bob Casey And Pat Toomey Are At Strong Odds With Each Other On President Biden's New Stimulus Bill Propsal