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
Eagle egg breaks, parents abandon nestBy Mary Ann Thomas 9:42 p.m.
The pair of eagles that has been nesting on a bluff above the Monongahela River …
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 …
Conviction overturned in Italy murder case for Seattle womanBy The Associated Press 9:32 p.m.
ROME — Italy’s highest court on Friday overturned the murder conviction against Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend in …
- Eagle egg breaks, parents abandon nest 9:42 p.m.
- Terror strikes Somalia hotel 9:32 p.m.
- Improperly tapped gas line a possibility in NYC blast 9:44 p.m.
- Jury convicts East Hills man in ‘party bus’ shooting
- 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.
Region’s Goodwill spends $51.6M in 2014, report saysBy Tom Fontaine 9:33 p.m.
Adam McBride is building up his resumé by dismantling computers through a Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania job-training program. “I’d like to get a job as a cashier or drive a …
- Freshman arrested in Burrell High School bomb threat 9:01 p.m.
- Ligonier Valley YMCA marks start of 32,000-square-foot expansion 9:44 p.m.
- Norwin High School health teacher charged with selling heroin 6:16 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 9:38 p.m.
West Homestead man taken into custody after 8-hour standoff in HempfieldBy Brian Bowling and Paul Peirce 9:46 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 …
- Reliable family car feels upscale 9:37 p.m.
- Stocks snap 4-day losing streak; corporate earnings concerns linger 8:52 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
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 …
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- Obama policies favor illegal aliens over Americans
Shameful balance of powersBy Byron York 8:57 p.m.
The White House and some Democrats are livid over congressional Republican attempts to circumvent President Obama’s authority to make a nuclear arms deal with Iran. They have a right to be angry — but not to be surprised. There’s a …