Robert McDonald, chief …
Robert McDonald, chief of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, vowed Friday to fix systemic failures at the beleaguered agency.See more
Even as Teva …
Even as Teva attempts a takeover, the drugmaker with headquarters in Cecil has offered $31.2 billion for rival Perrigo.See more
Pitt officially named …
Pitt officially named Scott Barnes as its new athletic director Friday, replacing Steve Pederson, who was fired Dec. 17.See more
Nearly 150,000 Catholics …
Nearly 150,000 Catholics in Western Pa. have a new spiritual leader, as the Rev. Edward Malesic was named bishop in Greensburg.See more
Get over it …
Get over it already — women are brewing beer and it’s just as tasty as what the guys are concocting, writes Chris Togneri.See more
Police arrest 2 men after shots fired in Perry SouthBy Michael Hasch 8:12 p.m.
Police responding to a report of shots fired Friday morning in Pittsburgh’s Perry South neighborhood arrested two men …
Pitt introduces Barnes as athletic directorBy Jerry DiPaola 9:09 p.m.
Scott Barnes’ resume includes all the elements Pitt chancellor Patrick Gallagher was seeking in his …
Kings Family Restaurants sold to California firmBy Chris Fleisher 9:33 p.m.
The Frownie Brownie’s end is near. The surly but popular dessert item will be cut …
- First Amendment experts decry Plum authorities’ warning to students 9:45 p.m.
- Police arrest 2 men after shots fired in Perry South 8:12 p.m.
- Flaherty spends $60K on TV ads in controller race 7:09 p.m.
- Moon businessman to be sentenced in August for bilking more than 130 people 7:09 p.m.
Upper St. Clair lawyer pleads guilty to dealing in crackBy Brian Bowling
An investigation into a Hill District heroin ring turned up an Upper St. Clair lawyer dealing in crack, a federal prosecutor said Friday. The lawyer, Guy Amatangelo, 42, pleaded guilty to conspiring to distribute crack and possession of a firearm …
- Police seek public help with East Huntingdon store thefts
- 2 charged with copper theft from Greensburg house
- Greensburg YMCA begins long-awaited porch renovation job
- Seton Hill student tells how Pa. Gov. Wolf’s tax plan will hurt her
- Hempfield bicyclist who brought rock, knives into court office charged
Harrisburg priest named bishop of Greensburg dioceseBy Debra Erdley 9:52 p.m.
Reality was still setting in for the Rev. Edward Malesic, bishop-elect of the Diocese of Greensburg, as he met Friday morning with representatives of his new flock at the Bishop …
- Lexus sport coupe has youthful appeal, power 9:07 p.m.
- GetGo to hire 300 workers
- Kings Family Restaurants sold to California firm 9:33 p.m.
- DeVry shift to online classes prompts closing of Pittsburgh campus 9:03 p.m.
- Oil at $65 could free 500,000 barrels from shale ‘fracklog’
Mylan raises bid for fellow drugmaker; Perrigo says ‘no’By Alex Nixon 9:36 p.m.
Mylan NV started a hostile takeover bid for fellow generic drug maker Perrigo Co., telling the company’s stockholders Friday it will pay them $31.2 billion if they tender their shares. …
- Review: Pittsburgh Public Theater’s cast leaders shine in otherwise-plain ‘Othello’ 8:57 p.m.
- ‘Narrow Road’ author shares father’s ‘Death Railway’ strife 8:57 p.m.
- Celebrate National Humor Month with trivia 8:57 p.m.
- Second station picks up Jim Quinn 8:57 p.m.
Pittsburgh group keeps alive Laurel & Hardy’s legacyBy Michael Machosky 8:57 p.m.
Comedy has come a long way since the heyday of Laurel & Hardy. Yet, there’s something about the purity of their format and perfectly contrived repartee that continues to find …
- Gardening in raised beds has lots of benefits, but also challenges 8:57 p.m.
- Homework: Show and sale highlights plants, rock gardens 8:57 p.m.
- Assemble in Garfield takes hands-on approach to learning
- First Draft: Women brewers thrive among big men with big beards
Western Pa. May markets, plant sellers ready to spring into actionBy Candy Williams 8:58 p.m.
Nowhere will spring receive a warmer welcome than at the many May markets and plant sales scheduled throughout the region. Horticultural enthusiasts have been waiting for this opportunity to dig …
- Economy still key to campaigns 8:57 p.m.
- Radical environmentalists a worse threat than climate change 8:57 p.m.
- Finding ways to remember
- World Bank projects are bad news for indigenous people
- Flunking civics isn’t optional
Why is Yemen our war?By Pat Buchanan 8:57 p.m.
For a month now, the Saudi air force has been bombing Yemen to reverse a takeover of that nation of 25 million by Houthi rebels and reinstall a president who fled his country and is residing in Riyadh. The Saudis …