In a closed …
In a closed meeting with GOP lawmakers, Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy withdrew his candidacy for speaker of the U.S. House.See more
Gerrit Cole may …
Gerrit Cole may be the Pirates’ best pitcher, but they needed him to be an ace last night and he wasn’t, writes Rob Rossi.See more
The Armstrong County …
The Armstrong County Jail warden has resigned in the aftermath of the July 30 escape of an inmate who allegedly killed a woman while on the loose.See more
The 56th annual …
The 56th annual Fort Ligonier Days festival honors the area’s ties to the French and Indian War in the 18th century.See more
“Marvel Universe Live!” …
“Marvel Universe Live!” comes to Consol Energy Center this weekend, promising “things that have never been done before.”See more
Feds tapped top Pa. Treasury official’s phone during McCord probeBy Brad Bumsted 9:15 p.m.
HARRISBURG — The FBI tapped the phone of the Pennsylvania Treasury Department’s chief investment officer …
Opening season away from home may be a good thing, Penguins sayBy Jason Mackey 8:14 p.m.
DALLAS — Starting the regular season outside the Eastern Time Zone is a relatively rare …
Prudhomme, Louisiana chef who popularized Cajun food, dies at 75By The Associated Press
NEW ORLEANS — Paul Prudhomme, the Cajun who popularized spicy Louisiana cuisine and became one …
- AC Sheriff’s deputies apprehend one of county’s ‘most wanted fugitives’ 8:34 p.m.
- Former Pittsburgh mayoral candidate sentenced to prison for bogus 911 calls
- Death penalty withdrawn from prosecution of Beltzhoover man
- Bishop Zubik visits Mooncrest Community Center 9:29 p.m.
Police looking for man who sexually assaulted Squirrel Hill womanBy Megan Guza
Police are looking for a suspect they say offered to help a woman carry groceries and then sexually assaulted her once he got into her apartment. The assault happened Aug. …
- Unity supervisors propose joint public meeting with Greater Latrobe school board 7:49 p.m.
- Murrysville council sends draft of fracking changes on for comment, modifies setback 7:19 p.m.
- Ligonier Township authority plans line flushing 6:00 p.m.
- New Stanton considers contracting for police
- 30 federal prisoners in W.Pa. on list for early release; 27 in Pittsburgh
Environmental watchdog sues world’s largest steelmaker over Pennsylvania pollutionBy Jason Cato 9:25 p.m.
A state environmental watchdog on Thursday sued the world’s largest steel company and operator of a Westmoreland County coke plant, claiming the operation has violated state and federal environmental laws …
- Fed insight gives stocks room to run; S&P 500 regains 2,000 mark 9:20 p.m.
- Rice, Gulfport team on Utica shale pipeline system 9:20 p.m.
- Alcoa supplying parts for military jets under $1.1B pact with Lockheed Martin
- Pittsburgh to gauge level of city contracts going to minority, women-, veteran-owned businesses
- AB InBev ups its offer for SABMiller to create beer giant
Other segments nudge Alcoa to slim profitBy Alex Nixon 9:20 p.m.
Alcoa Inc. managed to eke out a small profit in the third quarter despite the company’s aluminum smelting business taking a nosedive on weak prices and oversupply. The loss in Alcoa’s primary metals business was offset by profits from other …
- Review: ‘99 Homes’ is a terrific, scary look at real estate crisis 9:17 p.m.
- Review: ‘Big Stone Gap’ tells a southwest Virginia story with a light touch 9:19 p.m.
- Bloomfield’s Station offers fine dining, Pittsburgh-style 9:16 p.m.
- Piccolo Forno stays true to a love of Tuscan food and welcoming atmosphere
- ‘Marvel Universe Live!’ makes adventure real in Consol Energy Center stop
- Fort Ligonier Days builds on longstanding tradition
Review: ‘Pan’ is weird and wacky, but it kinda worksBy Katie Walsh 9:18 p.m.
The Peter Pan tale is an eternal favorite that infuses just a bit of magic into everyday life. Director Joe Wright has spun his version of the tale — as …
- What’s old is new at Toll Gate Revival in Lawrenceville 9:15 p.m.
- Design Direction: Beautiful things make beautiful memories for kids 9:13 p.m.
- Seeds saved from heirlooms will produce the same plant next season 9:14 p.m.
- Prudhomme, Louisiana chef who popularized Cajun food, dies at 75
- Everybody Gardens: Zinnias dear to ex-nurse, but not to deer who’d frequent her Baldwin garden 9:15 p.m.
- Pittsburgh’s High Heeled Chef can teach you to eat more healthfully
Hydrangeas flower year after year with proper care, placement, feedingBy Doug Oster 9:12 p.m.
For those lucky enough to coax flowers from their hydrangeas, the pretty blooms are all fading to green, soft pink or brown, depending on variety, as the season winds down. …
- Some gun common sense, please 8:55 p.m.
- Suppressing free (climate) speech
- War party targets Putin & Assad
- The push for Common Core
- Taxing propositions
Govt.’s favorite forms of welfareBy Lowman S. Henry 8:55 p.m.
Adoption of an annual budget is a core function of government. Yet both the federal and state governments have failed to get the job done. At the national level, there has been no budget for years as Congress passes “continuing …