On a busy …
On a busy Wednesday, Pitt lost head football coach Paul Chryst to Wisconsin and relieved athletic director Steve Pederson of his responsibilities.See more
A Penn Hills …
A Penn Hills couple previously described as missing were found dead, police said, and the woman’s son is in custody.See more
Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre …
Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury and defensemen Robert Bortuzzo and Olli Maatta are not feeling well and are being tested for mumps.See more
“Isolation has not …
“Isolation has not worked,” President Obama said today while announcing the re-establishment of diplomatic relations with Cuba.See more
A Taliban attack …
A Taliban attack that killed 132 children left Pakistan reeling, but the grief also united a nation vowing to fight back against terrorists.See more
Parent finds body in parking lot of Stanton Heights elementary school, prompting lockdownBy Matthew Santoni 9:16 p.m.
A man attempting to pick his daughter up from a Stanton Heights elementary school discovered …
Chryst named football coach at WisconsinBy Jerry DiPaola 9:14 p.m.
When Wisconsin athletic director Barry Alvarez asked Paul Chryst if he was ready to coach …
Sony cancels ‘The Interview’ Dec. 25 releaseBy The Associated Press
NEW YORK — Sony Pictures has canceled the Dec. 25 release of “The Interview” after …
- Parent finds body in parking lot of Stanton Heights elementary school, prompting lockdown 9:16 p.m.
- Pitt expert on Cuba supportive of U.S. resuming diplomatic relations 9:19 p.m.
- Carnegie man involved in police chase sues Pittsburgh and Homestead 9:04 p.m.
- Regional public data center work under way with help from foundation’s $1.8M 8:39 p.m.
Son charged in dismemberment death of Penn Hills coupleBy Margaret Harding 9:19 p.m.
Allegheny County police charged 47-year-old Frederick Cooper Harris III with two counts of homicide and two counts of abuse of a corpse Wednesday afternoon in connection with the dismemberment deaths …
- Route 981 sewage project could cost less
- Westmoreland County judge denies appeal of convicted wife killer
- Jacobs Creek woman guilty in murder attempt
- Westmoreland Co. businessman concealed assets, federal jury decides
- Police: Deer rifle in vehicle at Southmoreland High School 7:26 p.m.
Westmoreland may sell two-thirds of fleet, start leasing in cost-saving planBy Rich Cholodofsky
Westmoreland County could soon sell off nearly two-thirds of its vehicle fleet. To replace them, county commissioners said Tuesday, they will vote on a proposal later this week to lease cars, trucks and other vehicles that are used by roads …
- Stock market jumps as Fed pledges patience in rate hikes 8:39 p.m.
- Fed emphasizes patient approach on rate increases 9:13 p.m.
- 84 Lumber vice president McCrobie says company, housing market rebounding
- FedEx 2Q profit jumps 23%; revenue up 8% at Moon-based Ground business 9:13 p.m.
- Insurers give customers extra time to pay first month’s premium for 2015 under Obamacare
Harmar developer sells 15 hotels in Western Pa., West VirginiaBy Tom Fontaine 9:13 p.m.
A New York investment company has bought 15 hotels in Pennsylvania and West Virginia from a Harmar developer in a deal that further signals the strength of the region’s growing hospitality industry. “Business has been good for our region. That’s …
- Toast of the Town: Explore Lawrenceville’s many watering holes 9:12 p.m.
- Eleven combines decor, food to give diners reasons to enjoy eating there 9:13 p.m.
- ‘Last Comic’ winner Reep makes stop at Pittsburgh Improv 9:00 p.m.
- Art review: ‘Obsessions’ at Space gallery in Pittsburgh’s Cultural District 9:19 p.m.
- Sony cancels ‘The Interview’ Dec. 25 release
- DVD reviews: ‘This is Where I Leave You,’ ‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ and ‘The Skeleton Twins’ 9:16 p.m.
Western Pennsylvania area’s holiday spirit is still shining brightBy Kellie B. Gormly 9:14 p.m.
One of the things visitors and residents love about Pittsburgh is the many whimsical, festive things the area offers during the yuletide season. Before that big day arrives, get in …
- The Wine Cellar: 2 decades in the making, these fortified wines will brighten the holidays
- Pasta sauce of Castle Shannon’s Carbonara brothers captures Italy in jar
- KitchenWise: Cooking low and slow keeps a rib roast rare
- Hankering for comfort food? Consider the knish
- Mt. Lebanon couple’s website helps shoppers find that perfect gift 7:18 p.m.
- Greensburg rabbi’s dreidel collection tops 600 7:18 p.m.
Grand Concourse gingerbread village replicates Pittsburgh landmarksBy Kellie B. Gormly
Pittsburgh’s Grand Concourse restaurant has built a miniature model of Station Square, the North Shore and the Golden Triangle, all in gingerbread and other edibles. The restaurant’s first-ever gingerbread village …
- The rise of Putinism
- Universities need more conservatives
- Thinking about torture
- Focus on defeating ISIS
- Obama’s preschool takeover
Should profiling be banned?By Walter Williams 9:00 p.m.
Last week, the Obama administration announced new curbs on racial profiling by federal law enforcement. Before deciding whether this is good or bad policy, we might try to develop a description/definition of profiling. A good definition of profiling in general …