- Indians shut down by Cole after fast start Updated: Jul-05-15 6:30 pm
- Cole posts majors-leading 12th win, Pirates beat Indians Updated: Jul-05-15 6:02 pm
PITTSBURGH - Down 3-0 after the third inning on the heels of two uneven starts, Gerrit Cole didn't get angry or flustered.
- Pirates claim Travis Ishikawa off waivers Updated: Jul-05-15 3:18 pm
- Artists' purchasing initiative shows minority-owned hurdles Updated: Jul-05-15 12:23 pm
PITTSBURGH - When Paulette Still left a career in banking to open Posy Flower Design and Event Decor, she expected to sacrifice a steady and hefty paycheck for the chance to be her own boss. She didn't expect the number of people who would challenge her entrepreneurship based strictly on her race.
- Woman struck by bullet while at Pennsylvania amusement park Updated: Jul-05-15 11:47 am
WEST MIFFLIN, Pennsylvania - Police believe a shot that injured a woman at a suburban Pittsburgh amusement park came from outside the park, perhaps from someone nearby celebrating the Fourth of July.
- Pittsburgh police probe slaying, shots fired 5 hours later Updated: Jul-04-15 10:13 am
PITTSBURGH - Police in western Pennsylvania are investigating a shooting death in Pittsburgh overnight - and trying to find out whether shots fired in the same area five hours later were related.
- McCutchen hits 2-run homer in Pirates' 5-2 loss to Indians Updated: Jul-04-15 2:42 am
PITTSBURGH - The Pirates trailed by one run when rain stopped play for more than two hours in the bottom of the seventh inning. After play resumed, Cleveland added to its lead in the top of the eighth and snapped Pittsburgh's three-game win streak.
- In death, Nebraska girl helps Pennsylvania boys live on Updated: Jul-03-15 4:55 pm
PITTSBURGH - A Nebraska girl who died of brain cancer Tuesday at age 3 helped save the lives of two Pennsylvania children through organ donation.
- Three Rivers Regatta nixes boat events due to swollen rivers Updated: Jul-03-15 3:38 pm
PITTSBURGH - Too much water will mean no boats - of any kind - at the Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta.
- Fireworks displays costly, but communities feel obligated Updated: Jul-03-15 2:56 pm
PITTSBURGH - Butler residents nearly went berserk this year when Mayor Tom Donaldson said the city could not afford an annual Independence Day fireworks display.
- 85 percent want Pittsburgh's sister bridges to remain yellow Updated: Jul-03-15 11:38 am
PITTSBURGH - An online poll that drew more than 12,000 votes shows nearly 85 percent of Pittsburghers don't want the city's three "sister bridges" across the Allegheny River to be painted a different color when they're rehabbed.
- Construction crane topples onto Pitt campus science building Updated: Jul-03-15 11:23 am
PITTSBURGH - Construction crews were working to straighten a truck-mounted crane which toppled sideways and came to rest against a science building on the University of Pittsburgh campus.
- Queen City crew: Sending All-Stars young and old to Cincy Updated: Jul-03-15 11:22 am
NEW YORK - Anyone still ranting about the online election that put five Kansas City Royals in position to start the All-Star Game, the following is for you.
- State awards $50,000 grant to preserve August Wilson home Updated: Jul-03-15 7:58 am
PITTSBURGH - Pennsylvania is providing a $50,000 grant to help restore the Pittsburgh home where late Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright August Wilson lived as a child.
- Woman in Nigerian mystery shopper scam gets 6 months Updated: Jul-03-15 6:35 am
PITTSBURGH - A West Virginia woman has been sentenced to six months in federal prison and six months of house arrest in connection with a Nigerian "mystery shopper" scam that ripped off a pair of Pittsburgh-area residents.
- Pittsburgh county looks past red, blue for next council seat Updated: Jul-02-15 8:25 am
PITTSBURGH - The county that's home to Steelers black and gold is looking beyond red and blue for its next council seat.
- Kessel trade to Penguins highlights start of NHL free agency Updated: Jul-02-15 12:13 am
On the first day of NHL free agency, a blockbuster trade stole the spotlight.
- Penguins acquire Phil Kessel from Maple Leafs in major trade Updated: Jul-01-15 11:45 pm
PITTSBURGH - Phil Kessel spent six years in Toronto trying to lift the Maple Leafs out of the churn of mediocrity.
- Steelers interested in hosting 2023 Super Bowl Updated: Jul-01-15 6:09 pm
PITTSBURGH - The Pittsburgh Steelers are hoping to turn the 2023 Super Bowl into a home game.
- Pitt's Tyler Boyd waives DUI hearing, hopes for probation Updated: Jul-01-15 5:56 pm
PITTSBURGH - Pittsburgh star wide receiver Tyler Boyd has waived his right to a preliminary hearing on drunken driving charges and several related citations and hopes to enter a probation program for first-time offenders, his defense attorney said Wednesday.
- Duquesne University athletics to add women's bowling team Updated: Jul-01-15 5:49 pm
PITTSBURGH - Duquesne University officials announced the school will add women's bowling to its athletic program as its 17th sport.
- Correction: Carnegie Heroes story Updated: Jul-01-15 5:04 pm
PITTSBURGH - In a story June 30 about the Carnegie Heroes awards, The Associated Press reported erroneously on the fate of a boy whose brother drowned in a river. Christian Smith survived. He did not drown.
- Driver fleeing traffic stop crashes into car; 1 dead, 4 hurt Updated: Jul-01-15 4:57 pm
PITTSBURGH - A driver with two armed passengers in his car fled a construction zone traffic stop early Wednesday, was chased by state police troopers and crashed head-on into another vehicle while trying to exit an interstate, killing himself and injuring four other people, authorities said.
- Judge pulls bond of teacher in student-sex intimidation case Updated: Jul-01-15 1:26 pm
PITTSBURGH - A Pennsylvania high school teacher awaiting trial on charges he had sex with a student and previously intimidated the girl by contacting her must remain jailed for again phoning and emailing the girl despite a court order, a judge ruled Wednesday.
- Duquesne coach Jim Ferry receives contract extension Updated: Jun-30-15 4:51 pm
PITTSBURGH - Duquesne men's basketball coach Jim Ferry signed a contract extension on Tuesday as his rebuilding project with the Dukes continues.