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 7:39 p.m.
A man attempting to pick his daughter up from a Stanton Heights elementary school discovered …
- Braddock man admits to role in drug ring 4:12 p.m.
Chryst named football coach at Wisconsin; Pitt AD Pederson firedBy Jerry DiPaola 7:20 p.m.
On the night Pitt lost its football coach, the university announced it relieved athletic director …
Sony cancels ‘The Interview’ Dec. 25 releaseBy The Associated Press 5:48 p.m.
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 7:39 p.m.
- Pitt expert on Cuba supportive of U.S. resuming diplomatic relations 7:40 p.m.
- Regional public data center work underway with help from foundation’s $1.8M 7:21 p.m.
- Ex-Pittsburgh mayoral candidate back in jail
Son charged in dismemberment death of Penn Hills coupleBy Margaret Harding 7:20 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 5:21 p.m.
- 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 …
- Fed emphasizes patient approach on rate increases 7:42 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 7:42 p.m.
- Insurers give customers extra time to pay first month’s premium for 2015 under Obamacare
- Natural gas groups says increase in Pennsylvania taxes would bring dire results for economy
Harmar developer sells 15 hotels in Western Pa., West VirginiaBy Tom Fontaine 7:42 p.m.
A New York investment company has bought 15 hotels in Pennsylvania and West Virginia from a Harmar developer. Garrison Investment Group did not disclose terms of the deal with Harmar’s Kratsa Properties, which had owned and managed 12 hotels in …
- Sony cancels ‘The Interview’ Dec. 25 release 5:48 p.m.
- ‘Saving Private Ryan,’ ‘Lebowski,’ ‘Ferris Bueller’ chosen for National Film Registry 6:14 p.m.
- ‘Gotham’ actor: Fear of being on thin ice motivates Penguin
- Westmoreland Symphony taps into excitement of holidays 5:50 p.m.
- Brazilian steakhouse coming to former Saks site Downtown
- Review: ‘The Hobbit’ bows out with a slow-footed bang 5:28 p.m.
Ross native Jamison not ‘The Voice,’ but he’ll pursue dreamBy Kellie B. Gormly
Ross native Chris Jamison failed to grab the crown on the seventh season of “The Voice,” ending a three-month journey that included a few near-eliminations and endeared coaches and viewers …
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- 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 …
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The rise of PutinismBy Pat Buchanan
“Abe tightens grip on power as Japanese shun election.” So ran the headline of the Financial Times on the victory of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in Sunday’s elections. Abe is the most nationalistic leader of postwar Japan. He is rebooting …