Politics

President to visit Pittsburgh for 'Frontiers' conference in October

President Barack Obama will visit Pittsburgh in October to attend the White House Frontiers Conference co-hosted by the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University ...

Pittsburgh airport trained for active shooter situations

Pittsburgh International Airport authorities continually prepare to deal with chaotic situations like the one that erupted Sunday in Los Angeles, a spokesman said. "Our No. 1 ...

Morning update: Adding flights, confirming new AG, assessing flood damage

A look at what's happening and what's coming up in Western Pennsylvania. Oh, the places you'll go Allegiant Air is adding flights between Pittsburgh ...

With $1.5 million deficit, Pittsburgh Symphony at 'critical crossroad'

Pittsburgh Symphony is at a "critical crossroad," said President Malia Tourangeau on Monday as she urged approval of more than $1.4 million from the Regional ...

Morning update: Adding flights, confirming new AG, assessing flood damage

A look at what's happening and what's coming up in Western Pennsylvania. Oh, the places you'll go Allegiant Air is adding flights between Pittsburgh ...

Pittsburgh International Airport to add flight destinations

Airlines operating at Pittsburgh International Airport will fly to more places than they have in nine years. Las Vegas-based Allegiant Air plans to announce Tuesday that ...

Pittsburgh region unemployment rises to 5.7%

Hiring slowed across the greater Pittsburgh region in July and the unemployment rate increased to 5.7 percent. Employers in the seven-county region shed 11,400 nonfarm workers ...

Teen shot in foot in Pittsburgh's Knoxville neighborhood

A teenager was shot in the foot as he sat on a front porch in Pittsburgh's Knoxville neighborhood Tuesday morning, Pittsburgh police said. The incident was ...

Man shot in Greenfield, in stable condition

A 35-year-old man was shot in the hand and ankle Monday night in Greenfield, Public Safety spokeswoman Sonya Toler said. Paramedics transported him to UPMC Presbyterian ...

Boy hit by car in Perry North

A 6-year-old boy was struck by a vehicle Tuesday morning in Perry North, a Pittsburgh public safety spokeswoman said. The incident was reported at 7:47 a.m. ...

Four men questioned regarding shooting in Perry South

Police took four men into custody for questioning after a shooting Monday in Perry South. A 16-year-old girl was shot in the arm, and a 15-year-old ...

Abandoned church in Duquesne scheduled to come down on Tuesday

The possible collapse of an abandoned church building in Duquesne forced the evacuation on Monday of an apartment building across the street. An American Red Cross ...

Pittsburgh to repair floodgate warning system on Washington Boulevard

Pittsburgh will repair and conduct periodic testing of a floodgate warning system designed to prevent motorists from driving onto Washington Boulevard during downpours like the ...