Saturday, January 26, 2013
Have you seen this missing Bridgeville man? Police are searching for 81-year-old Larry McDonald after he went missing Thursday night.
UPDATE: The Bridgeville man who went missing Thursday night was found dead in Edgewood. Click here to read the follow-up story. Police are searching for an 81-year-old Bridgeville man who went missing Thursday night. Laurie “Larry” McDonald last spoke to his family by phone around 9 p.m. Thursday. His car was found on Ardmore Boulevard in Wilkinsburg. Police are asking people in the Wilkinsburg area to be on the look out for the missing Bridgeville man. Police said they are searching in the surrounding neighborhoods and wooded areas. McDonald is 5 feet, 8 inches tall, 160 pounds, has black hair, brown eyes, and wears eyeglasses. It’s not known what McDonald was wearing when he went missing. Anyone with information on McDonald’s location …
Sunday, December 30, 2012
The Wilkinsburg teen might still be in the Pittsburgh area.
Taylor Murphy, 17, has been missing from Wilkinsburg since Sept. 20. Authorities believe she could still be in the Pittsburgh area. She is classified by the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children as an endangered runaway. Taylor is described as 5 feet, 4 inches tall; 140 pounds; with black hair and brown eyes; and having a tattoo on her upper arm. She will turn 18 on Jan. 23. Anyone having information about Taylor should contact the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children at 1-800-843-5678 (1-800-THE-LOST) or call the Penn Hills Police Department at 412-473-3056. For more information about this and other missing person cases, visit Pennsylvania Missing Persons, NamUs, the Doe Network or the National Center for Missing …
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Dozens of cases of the West Nile virus have been found in mosquitoes around western Pennsylvania over the past two months.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Mike Jones
Saturday, August 4, 2012
Dozens of cases of the West Nile virus have been found in mosquitoes around western Pennsylvania over the past two months, but no humans have been infected yet. Allegheny, Washington, Beaver and Fayette counties are currently considered “high risk” areas in Pennsylvania, according to state regulators. Three cases were pinpointed in the Bridgeville area in the past month–most recently on July 26 and July 21–and another case was found in a mosquito in Collier Township on June 21, according to state records. Other areas that have been impacted are the city of Pittsburgh with dozens of reports and nine cases in Wilkinsburg since July 3. Other areas that have had sporadic positive tests are Baldwin (July 26), Emsworth, Sewickley and Leetsdale (…