- Struggling suburban Pittsburgh district outlining its future Updated: May-06-15 5:04 pm
WILKINSBURG, Pennsylvania - The head of a struggling suburban Pittsburgh school district is expected to outline its plans for next school year at a community meeting Thursday.
- Pennsylvania's 1st breast milk bank to open in Pittsburgh Updated: May-06-15 4:44 pm
PITTSBURGH - The first breast milk bank that will service the entire state is set to open in Pittsburgh in late summer or early fall.
- Pitt guard Newkirk undergoes knee surgery Updated: May-06-15 4:35 pm
PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh sophomore guard Josh Newkirk underwent left knee surgery on Wednesday but should be ready in time for the 2015-16 season.
- Education Management to close 15 Art Institute campuses Updated: May-06-15 4:28 pm
PITTSBURGH - A Pittsburgh-based for-profit college company has announced plans to close 15 of its Art Institute campuses nationwide, one quarter of the total, over the next two or three years.
- Crash probe continues as officer's funeral set for Saturday Updated: May-06-15 4:23 pm
PITTSBURGH - The K-9 partner of a western Pennsylvania police officer killed in an unusual wrong-way crash was recovering from surgery Wednesday as state police continued to investigate the circumstances of the collision.
- Pirates put Lambo on DL and bring up Lombardozzi Updated: May-06-15 3:43 pm
- Cops: Man breaks into, robs closed drug store, beats manager Updated: May-06-15 3:08 pm
PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh police say a man has been jailed on charges he broke into a closed retail drug store, robbed the business and beat its manager before he was arrested.
- Judge Gaughan to retire in June Updated: May-06-15 9:13 am
WHEELING, Virginia - First Judicial Circuit Judge Martin Gaughan is retiring on June 30.
- County detective stricken during drug warrant sweep, dies Updated: May-06-15 8:37 am
UNIONTOWN, Pennsylvania - A western Pennsylvania county detective has died after he suffered a cardiac emergency while helping to serve federal search warrants as part of a drug investigation.
- Allegheny council gives 'F' to restaurant letter grades plan Updated: May-06-15 8:19 am
PITTSBURGH - Allegheny County Council has given an "F'' to a plan to grade restaurants using letters, instead of the pass-fail system currently in use.
- Mixed reaction for plan for western Pa. petrochemical plant Updated: May-06-15 8:17 am
MONACA, Pennsylvania - A proposal by Shell Chemical to build a petrochemical plant in western Pennsylvania drew praise from those who say it will boost the region's economy, and criticism from those who fear it will harm the environment, despite assurances from the state Department of Environmental Protection.
- Smashing Pumpkins frontman brings awareness to vets Updated: May-06-15 3:34 am
NEW YORK - When Smashing Pumpkins takes the stage this summer, part of the band's mission will be to raise awareness of the plight of U.S. military veterans.
- Offensive funk continues as Pirates fall to Reds 7-1 Updated: May-05-15 11:36 pm
PITTSBURGH - Andrew McCutchen's left knee is aching. His team is listing. The Pittsburgh Pirates' star center fielder is only too aware of the correlation.
- Byrd drives in 4, Reds top Pirates 7-1 Updated: May-05-15 11:12 pm
PITTSBURGH - Marlon Byrd spent April swinging and missing, then swinging and missing some more.
- Kennywood Park near Pittsburgh ups security after scuffle Updated: May-05-15 5:55 pm
WEST MIFFLIN, Pennsylvania - A Pittsburgh-area amusement park will beef up security after a weekend scuffle involving 50 to 75 teenagers forced the park to close early.
- New Pittsburgh orchestra CEO strikes chord for women, youth Updated: May-05-15 2:41 pm
PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra's new president and CEO will be the youngest person and first woman to hold the position.
- Ex-Pennsylvania officer faces arraignment in punching case Updated: May-05-15 12:01 pm
PITTSBURGH - A former Pennsylvania police officer has pleaded not guilty to charges he deprived a suspect of his civil rights by slugging the man in the face and filing a false police report to justify his actions.
- Crews dodge ammunition fighting house fire near Pittsburgh Updated: May-05-15 8:13 am
PENN HILLS, Pennsylvania - Fire crews had to dodge ammunition that was going off when they responded to a house fire near Pittsburgh.
- Highmark urges Pennsylvania to OK $175M for hospital network Updated: May-04-15 7:22 pm
HARRISBURG, Pennsylvania - Highmark executives and allies dominated a hearing before the state's top insurance regulator Monday, seeking a green light for the insurer to transfer $175 million into its western Pennsylvania hospital network to help it compete against rival University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
- Pa.'s Santucci repeats at Pittsburgh Marathon women's champ Updated: May-04-15 8:41 am
PITTSBURGH - Pennsylvania's Clara Santucci repeated as the women's champion and Kenyan Stephen Njoroge won the men's race at Sunday's Pittsburgh Marathon.
- Steelers go heavy on defense in final day of NFL draft Updated: May-02-15 7:39 pm
- Mother found dead along with son died of natural causes Updated: May-02-15 12:58 pm
PITTSBURGH - A woman found dead along with her infant son in a western Pennsylvania apartment died of pneumonia rather than a drug overdose as first suspected, authorities said Saturday.
- Steelers look for depth, sleepers in final day of draft Updated: May-02-15 2:05 am
PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Steelers still have plenty of items on their shopping list heading into the final day of the NFL draft.
- Steelers take Auburn wide receiver Coates in 3rd round Updated: May-01-15 11:04 pm
- Neighborhood calls for Pittsburgh steel foundry to make cuts Updated: May-01-15 2:38 pm
PITTSBURGH - A steel foundry that employs hundreds of people in a trendy Pittsburgh neighborhood has come under fire by residents and environmental activists concerned about air pollution and activities there that they say have become a nuisance.