A West Homestead …
A West Homestead man was taken into custody after barricading himself inside a Westmoreland County apartment with a woman this morning.See more
Aldi will reopen …
Aldi will reopen the shuttered Bottom Dollar grocery store in Garfield as one of its own markets after residents protested the loss.See more
The Women Read/Women …
The Women Read/Women Write Book Fest, on March 29 at the Andrew Carnegie Library in Carnegie, will focus on the work of women writers.See more
The IUP Crimson …
The IUP Crimson Hawks will play for a title after overcoming a second-half deficit in the DII semifinals Thursday night.See more
Saudi Arabia-led attacks …
Saudi Arabia-led attacks on Iran-backed Yemeni rebels will escalate a long-running war between competing regional spheres of influence, experts say.See more
Beaver County woman guilty in niece’s shootingBy Bill Vidonic 8:30 p.m.
A Beaver County jury on Friday convicted a woman of involuntary manslaughter in the shooting …
Penguins’ protracted slump continues with 5-2 loss at CarolinaBy Jason Mackey
RALEIGH, N.C. — Rob Scuderi blamed himself for an own-zone turnover that led to the …
Terror strikes Somalia hotelWire Reports 8:26 p.m.
MOGADISHU, Somalia — Al-Shabab blasted its way into a Mogadishu hotel on Friday and took …
- Judge dismisses group’s lawsuit against Neville Island coke plant 6:48 p.m.
- Jury acquits man accused of 2005 murder in Braddock 6:27 p.m.
- Plum police search for home invasion suspect 7:43 p.m.
- City, county leaders say Heinz plan to keep HQ in Pittsburgh 8:31 p.m.
Jury convicts East Hills man in ‘party bus’ shootingBy Adam Brandolph
An Allegheny County jury found an East Hills man guilty of third-degree murder Friday for killing a man outside a party bus in Sheraden. The jury of nine women and three men also found James Lawrence, 22, guilty of carrying …
- Norwin High School health teacher charged with selling heroin 6:16 p.m.
- Freshman arrested in Burrell High School bomb threat 6:54 p.m.
- State police seek info on police impersonator in Export
- As high school evacuated for 3rd time because of bomb threat, Yough offers $1,000 reward 8:08 p.m.
- Fracking foes pack zoning discussion in Ligonier Township
West Homestead man taken into custody after 8-hour standoff in HempfieldBy Brian Bowling and Paul Peirce 8:27 p.m.
Authorities took a man and his girlfriend into custody Friday afternoon, nearly eight hours after he barricaded them inside a Westmoreland County apartment when Allegheny County Sheriff deputies attempted to …
- Stocks snap 4-day losing streak; corporate earnings concerns linger 8:18 p.m.
- Michigan man takes Heinz to court over Dip & Squeeze ketchup packet
- Stop foreign dumping, U.S. Steel CEO Longhi tells Congress
- Federal government eyes regulation of payday lending
- Pa. Gas & Electric agrees to $6.8 million settlement of polar vortex claims
Pittsburgh angles to keep Heinz headquarters in mergerBy Alex Nixon and Chris Fleisher
A promise to keep headquarters in two cities when H.J. Heinz and Kraft Foods combine is seemingly out of sync with 3G Capital’s reputation for being lean and efficient. And …
- Cat or dog not great fit for pet? A bunny might be your buddy 7:57 p.m.
- Hampton music lovers pay it forward with traveling musicians 6:24 p.m.
- Pittsburgh comic Billy Gardell steps up his game with Monopoly host gig 8:24 p.m.
- Barry Manilow plays Pittsburgh ‘one last time’
- First trailer for Pittsburgh-shot ‘Southpaw’ hits the Internet
- Review: ‘Wild Tales’ sinks its teeth into 6 tales of revenge
Women Read/Women Write Book Fest returns bigger than everBy Rege Behe 7:45 p.m.
There’s never been a lack of women writers in Western Pennsylvania. But rarely has there been a focus on their work. The Women Read/Women Write Book Fest, on March 29 …
- It’s time to think about planting cool-season vegetables 6:03 p.m.
- Spring check-up: Gingham is this season’s fashion favorite
- First Draft: Beer lovers at CoStar take the time to brew it right
- Farm to Table Conference to offer tips on how to ‘Cook at Home’
- Celebrity Chef Tour plans dinner stop in Pittsburgh
- Cookbook author Joan Nathan delves into history of Jewish food
- KitchenWise: This Easter, master perfectly creamy scalloped potatoes
Homework: Pittsburgh Botanic Garden in North Fayette reopensBy Tribune-Review 8:24 p.m.
The Pittsburgh Botanic Garden in North Fayette will reopen to the public on a permanent basis on April 1. The garden, which is taking shape from 460 acres of abandoned …
- Death wishes & Obama’s hope
- Obama policies favor illegal aliens over Americans
- NGOs: Agents of subversion?
- Why the budget matters
- Straining U.S.-Israel ties
What’s gone wrong with Democracy?By Walter Williams
The Economist magazine recently published “What’s gone wrong with Democracy ... and what can be done to revive it?” The suggestion is that democracy is some kind of ideal for organizing human conduct. That’s a popular misconception. The ideal way …