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  • Caught on Camera: Crane Collapses at Site of New Police Headquarters

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fl. — A crane collapse in St. Petersburg, Florida sent construction workers scrambling for their lives. According to St. Petersburg Police, the incident took place Wednesday morning and was captured on security video. In the video, you can see the crane begin swaying before toppling over as workers below ran to be avoid it. The crane narrowly misses nearby buildings before crashing to the ground in a cloud of dust. No injuries were reported, and damage at the […]

  • Motorcyclist Involved in Multi-Vehicle Crash Captures It All on Helmet Cam

    Plano, TX — A Plano motorcyclist involved in a close-call wreck Saturday went uninjured, but the footage he captured of the crash on his GoPro camera racked up nearly 400,000 views on YouTube within a day. Malik Elizee was going north on Custer Road when he stopped at a light at McDermott Drive. The light turned green, and as he rode forward, an eastbound vehicle ran a red light, crashing into an SUV and car in front of Elizee. Elizee […]

  • Tractor-trailer Overturns, Dangles From Overpass Near Pittsburgh

    SOUTH STRABANE TOWNSHIP, Pa. — 911 dispatchers in western PA said an entrapment was reported after a tractor-trailer overturned in Washington County early Tuesday morning. The incident happened shortly after 5:30 a.m. in South Strabane Township in the area where I-79 NB meets I-70 WB near Pittsburgh. Multiple emergency responders were headed to the scene.

  • ‘Roseanne’ Reboot Premieres, Picks Up Where Show Left Off

    NEW YORK — 20 years after the iconic Conner family won our hearts on “Roseanne,” the cast is back for a new season of laughs and lessons. When asked to revive ABC’s hit sitcom “Roseanne”, the cast members who starred on the network’s airwaves from 1988 to 1997 eagerly jumped back on board. The Conners are back as the quintessential all-American, working-class family. Lead actress and co-creator Roseanne Barr says the show’s themes are more relevant than ever. “It just […]

  • ‘American Idol’ Auditions Conclude With Former Contestant’s Stunning Return

    “American Idol” auditions concluded Sunday, with judges Katy Perry, Lionel Richie and Luke Bryan searching for talent in Nashville, Los Angeles, New York and Savannah, Georgia — including the shocking return of a season-12 contestant. Here’s some of Sunday’s highlights: Pittsburgh native Gabby Barrett, 17, made the mistake of trying to sound like Carrie Underwood during her rendition of Carrie’s “Good Girl,” but redeemed herself when she switched to a gospel tune. Perry, noting the teen had “stage presence,” gave […]

  • Pennsylvania Woman Rides Horse Through Wendy’s Drive-Thru, Orders Frosty

    Fox Chapel, PA — When Marcella Gruchalak and Shelly Tate left a fundraiser in Fox Chapel, PA on horseback, they figured, why not go to Wendy’s and order a Frosty on your horse. Wendy’s usually requires drive-thru customers to be in a car but made an exception in this case, according to WTAE. The video posted back in January is now going viral. According to Gruchalak’s Facebook page, making the news is off her bucket list.

  • Man Severely Injured by Explosion in New York’s Central Park

    A man was severely injured in an explosion in New York’s Central Park today, but it was not yet clear what caused the blast, police said. Three men were walking in an area of the park not far from the entrance to the Central Park Zoo when the explosion occurred, severing the foot of one of them, a New York Police Department spokesperson said. Police said identified the victim as an 18-year-old, and said his friends — identified only as […]

  • Holocaust Survivor, Nobel Laureate Elie Wiesel Dies at 87

    Elie Wiesel, a Holocaust survivor and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, has died, Israel’s Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial said. He was 87. He was described in his Nobel prize citation as “a messenger to mankind.” “His message is one of peace, atonement and human dignity,” the statement said. “His belief that the forces fighting evil in the world can be victorious is a hard-won belief.” Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu released a statement saying Wiesel “gave expression to the victory of […]

  • Eagle Cam Catches Cat Being Fed to Eaglets

    PITTSBURGH — Cat lovers may be less inclined to view an online livestream of a family of bald eagles in Pittsburgh after the webcam showed two adult eagles feeding a feline to their eaglets. Viewers on Tuesday saw the adult eagles bring a cat to the nest for the two youngsters. Some viewers were disturbed that the image was caught on camera, but Audubon Society of Western Pennsylvania spokeswoman Rachel Handel tells the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that the feeding behavior was […]

  • ‘All My Children’ Actor David Canary Dies at 77

    An Emmy-winning actor and star of the ABC soap opera “All My Children” has died. David Canary died at the age of 77, ABC News reports. Canary is best known for playing twins Adam and Stuart on “All My Children” for more than two decades. He won five daytime Emmy awards for his work on the show. He was nominated 11 more times. He also portrayed the character Candy Canaday on Bonanza in the late ’60s and early ’70s. The […]

  • Liveblog: CNN Republican Presidential Debate Coverage

    The stakes are high tonight. The top 11 candidates, including Donald Trump, Ben Carson, and Carly Fiorina, will duke it out at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in the second Republican presidential debate of the 2016 election cycle. The debate, hosted by CNN and moderated by CNN Anchor Jake Tapper, kicks off at 8 p.m. Eastern. CNN Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash and conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt will also ask questions. Four of the low-tiered candidates will debate at 6 […]

  • ABC News: Santorum to Run for President

    JUST IN: Exclusive: Rick Santorum tells @GStephanopoulos he is running for president in 2016: — ABC News Politics (@ABCPolitics) May 27, 2015 In an ABC News exclusive, Rick Santorum tells George Stephanopoulos that he is running for president: Rick Santorum tells me he's officially in WH race. I'm in Pittsburgh for 1st interview today: — GeorgeStephanopoulos (@GStephanopoulos) May 27, 2015 Rick Santorum, the former Republican senator from Pennsylvania, will announce today that he will seek the […]