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Federal judge in Pittsburgh cuts Kentucky computer hacker a break

The dark side of the Internet provided Ryan Neil Green with a satisfaction that was missing in his real life. Green was a licensed plumber who ...

Suspected bombs found in Bethel Township home

State police arrested a Bethel Township man Monday after finding suspected bombs in his home while serving a warrant. Police say they went to serve the ...

Pittsburgh clothier David Alan builds business with e-commerce

David Alan's business model is all 21st-century e-commerce. His eponymous Pittsburgh-based company has no brick-and-mortar showrooms. ...

Businesses question pace of Camp Horne work

With orange cones and "road closed" signs shutting down Camp Horne Road, some businesses in the area reported lost revenue and frustration as crews replace ...

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Obstruction charge against Pittsburgh police sergeant will go to trial, judge rules

A jury will have to decide whether former Pittsburgh police Sgt. Stephen Matakovich obstructed a federal investigation into his actions, a U.S District Court judge ...

Man struck by train, killed on tracks near Latrobe

A man was struck and killed by a freight train just before 5 p.m. Tuesday on railroad tracks near Latrobe, according to the Westmoreland County ...

Trial goes on without Wilkinsburg homicide suspect

Lincoln Levys wasn't present for the start of his jury trial Tuesday on charges that ...

Plum motorcycle rider dies; accident occurred in May

A Plum man died Saturday from injuries he suffered in a May motorcycle crash in ...

PennDOT announces single-lane restrictions for Squirrel Hill Tunnel

Single-lane restrictions will be in place Wednesday and Thursday nights in the Squirrel Hill Tunnel as crews conduct tunnel washing, inlet cleaning and other maintenance, ...

Federal judge dismisses appeal of Indiana Township woman who killed FBI agent

An Indiana Township woman who fatally shot an FBI agent in 2008 was sentenced to 15 years and 10 months in prison based on an ...

Motorcyclist hurt in crash in Plum

A man was transported to Forbes Hospital in Monroeville with a possible leg injury as a result of an accident Tuesday in Plum. Plum police Sgt. ...

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Number of Pa. newborns addicted to opioids is skyrocketing, report says

Hospitals across Pennsylvania are battling surging rates of opioid-addicted babies and mothers, according to a report issued Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Health Care Cost Containment ...

Politics
Trump on the defensive after combative debate with Clinton

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — Donald Trump blamed the moderator, a bad microphone and anyone but himself Tuesday after he was forced onto the defense by Hillary ...

Westmoreland
Latrobe left with warmth of the benevolence of hometown hero Palmer

The glow just seemed to rub off, and pro golf legend Arnold Palmer shared it generously. An airport, a hospital, a cancer treatment center, a high ...

Sports
Five Steelers could miss K.C. game with injuries

When the NFL changed its injury report designations this year, it eliminated the "probable" category. Steelers ...

Penguins notebook: Fleury to get majority of workload at goalie during preseason

Until Matt Murray recovers from his broken right thumb — a process that might take as many as six weeks — the Penguins' backup goaltending ...

Cubs rout Pirates, earn 1st 100-win season since 1935

Nearly a year after the Chicago Cubs celebrated a wild-card game win at PNC Park ...

Franklin makes positional changes in wake of Penn State's blowout to Michigan

UNIVERSITY PARK –– Penn State has been forced to rely on its "next man up ...

Duquesne could lure A-10 basketball tournament back again

If all goes well in March, the Atlantic 10 men's basketball tournament could return to Pittsburgh. The city's accessibility and affordability, arena and sports-town reputation ...

Steelers/NFL News
NFL notebook: Ex-Cowboy Hardy arrested on drug charges

Former Cowboys defensive end Greg Hardy, who remains unsigned after a tumultuous 2015 season revolving ...

Penguins/NHL
NHL notebook: Bruins sign Marchand to 8-year, $49 million extension

• The Bruins signed forward Brad Marchand to an eight-year, $49 million contract extension. The team announced the deal Monday as Marchand prepares to play ...

Arts and Entertainment
Trailer released for Pittsburgh-shot 'Fences' 

The first trailer is out for "Fences," which was shot in Pittsburgh and is based on the play by city native August Wilson. "Fences," one of ...

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Choosing between optimism & pessimism

This presidential season Americans have been treated to the usual outrageous campaign promises and extraordinary candidate alibis about past transgressions. But those pale in comparison ...

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