Local News Headlines 4/3/20

It’s FRIDAY!!! Woo Hoo!! Here’s your FRIDAY morning 4/3 local headlines:

The State Health Department yesterday confirmed an additional 1,211 additional cases of COVID-19 and 16 news deaths in Pennsylvania.

Officials at UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh say they may have a vaccine for COVID-19.

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb in Pennsylvania, state emergency officials are in place coordinating with local and county officials.

The State Attorney General is taking steps to crack down on efforts to take advantage of consumers and businesses during the pandemic.

Today is the deadline for businesses to file for a waiver from the state that would allow them to remain open.

U-S Treasury officials say those on Social Security don’t have to do anything and will automatically get their stimulus money.

There are plans to introduce a bill in the state legislature that would delay property tax payments for 60 days.

The coronavirus pandemic is a major reason behind proposed hate crimes legislation in Pennsylvania.

An early morning fire in Allegheny Township yesterday claimed the life of a 72 year old man.

A man in prison on local drug crimes has lost his appeal in federal court.

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