Advocates working to …
Advocates working to legalize medical marijuana in Pennsylvania say the odds are better this year, with Tom Wolf’s support a reason for optimism.See more
Penguins center Sidney …
Penguins center Sidney Crosby says he understands why an NHL rule won’t let him play tonight against the Jets after missing the All-Star Game.See more
World leaders and …
World leaders and survivors gathered today to honor the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Auschwitz death camp.See more
Neighborhood groups around …
Neighborhood groups around Pittsburgh are turning up the heat on landlords who pack as many as eight college students into single-family homes.See more
The products of …
The products of Cranberry-based MSA Safety, which protect workers in dangerous jobs, continue to see an increase in demand.See more
WVU frat pledge had fatal blood alcohol level more than six times above state legal limitBy Aaron Aupperlee 1:47 p.m.
Nolan Burch, a West Virginia University freshman who died at a fraternity in November, had …
Crosby understands rule prohibiting him from playing, stresses he is hurtBy Josh Yohe 1:01 p.m.
Penguins center Sidney Crosby understands why the NHL is prohibiting him from playing tonight. He …
National Weather Service to evaluate work after missed call on stormBy The Associated Press
MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. — A National Weather Service official says the agency will evaluate its storm modeling after …
- Pittsburgh cracks down on overcrowded houses 10:31 a.m.
- Owner of Italian Village Pizza stores gets house arrest for tax evasion 11:59 a.m.
- Allegheny County assistant public defender charged for allegedly lying to court staff 1:28 p.m.
- Allegheny County using $15.5M grant to reduce homelessness 11:54 a.m.
- Crews attempting to repair water main break in Brentwood 11:57 a.m.
Ex-Steelers QB Batch creates sports medicine startup at PittBy Megha Satyanarayana 1:21 p.m.
Former Steelers quarterback Charlie Batch is among a group of partners who have created a new sports medicine partnership at the University of Pittsburgh. Impellia will develop fitness, human performance …
- Electricity deal eyed for Latrobe 12:21 p.m.
- Tanker crash closes lane of Turnpike in Penn Township 12:43 p.m.
- Veterans Court in session in Westmoreland for first time 11:38 a.m.
- Former Steelers LB Haggans to do time in Westmoreland jail
- New Year’s Eve sales set LCB record
Westmoreland County Prison visitation goes digitalBy Rich Cholodofsky 11:37 a.m.
Video visitation for inmates at Westmoreland County Prison started Monday in a months-long delay. After a successful three-week trial period when the online visits were free, county prison officials began charging $15 for a 25-minute session. “They’re working through a …
- U.S. Steel warns it may lay off almost 2,000 workers in Alabama, Texas 11:00 a.m.
- Emergency room visits decline as navigators steer patients to proper medical care 11:00 a.m.
- Drops in gasoline prices won’t likely last, analysts say
- Astrobotic lands $1 million Google Lunar XPRIZE
- Milk industry swats back at ‘anti-dairy’ trend 11:00 a.m.
MSA Safety products in demand to protect workers in dangerous jobsBy John D. Oravecz 11:00 a.m.
When four firefighters were forced to jump from the third story of a burning building in Ottawa, Ontario, in 2007, they didn’t have modern bail-out systems built into their self-contained …
- Film review: ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’ draws heartfelt laughs, tears
- Romero’s son plans ‘Living Dead’ origins story
- Bloomfield bookstore owner bucks naysayers
- Review: ‘Rodelinda’ a big success for Pittsburgh Opera
Pittsburgh-set ‘Me and Earl’ big at Sundance, gets distribution dealBy Variety.com
Fox Searchlight has landed the Pittsburgh-based movie “Me and Earl and the Dying Girl.” The dramedy about a Squirrel Hill high-school student who is basically strong-armed by his mother into …
- Highlands Prom Fashion Show is charity fundraiser 10:25 a.m.
- Auction watch: Internet-only auction includes estate-sale bounty
- Pittsburgh Film Office warms up with pre-Oscar party
- Friday Evening Music Club hosts student recital in Greensburg
Western Pa. farm markets keep customers coming when nothing’s growingBy Alice T. Carter
For most of the year, farm markets have no problem attracting customers. Pots of brightly colored annuals, ears of corn and red tomatoes fresh from the field, Halloween pumpkins and …
- State of the Union gives false hope to entry-level employees
- Adding more fuel to racial fire
- Islam has been hijacked by Wahhabism
- Jews, outnumbered by Muslims, suffer under mob rule
- Rogue states feel the oil pinch
Pittsburgh schools that workBy Esther L. Bush & Jonathan Cetel
Although it remains plagued by a racial divide that leads to disparate outcomes for its young people, Pittsburgh is a resilient city filled with little gems that undermine the myth that race and poverty are overwhelming barriers to success. One …