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Pittsburgh Cultural Trust steps up security efforts for Downtown events

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust — the city's largest overseer of arts performances and one of Downtown's largest landowners — is stepping up security efforts and ...

Westmoreland students navigate start of school, fair activities

When Addison Heeter starts sixth grade Thursday, her mind might wander from new books and room assignments to thoughts of the cattle, goats, lambs and ...

Pa. offers database of patient prescriptions to end doctor shopping

A few extra minutes and clicks of a computer mouse could make a difference for someone addicted to prescription medication. A new state program aimed at ...

Mylan says it will expand programs that lower EpiPen costs

Mylan NV responded to mounting criticism of price hikes on its EpiPen by expanding programs that could cut the out-of-pocket costs of the allergy drug ...

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Jury acquits man charged in fatal shooting in Hazelwood when he was 14

Eric Addison was only 14 when police said he killed Jabbar Fridia in a case of mistaken identity, but an Allegheny County jury found him ...

Aftershocks rattle Italian quake zone; toll rises to 250

PESCARA DEL TRONO, Italy — Aftershocks in central Italy rattled residents and rescue workers alike Thursday, as crews worked to find more earthquake survivors and ...

State employees being notified if names will be in report on offensive emails

HARRISBURG — Employees of the attorney general's office and other agencies received notices from a special deputy that their names are included in a pending ...

Stowe man arrested in connection with shooting

Police arrested a Stowe man Wednesday night in connection with a shooting that left an innocent bystander with a gunshot wound, Allegheny County police said ...

Jury struggling to reach verdict in case of mother accused of killing toddler

The jury weighing whether Adrienne Williams asphyxiated her 3-year-old daughter and dumped her body in Swissvale was having difficulty reaching a verdict after nearly two ...

Attack on American University in Afghanistan leaves 13 dead

KABUL, Afghanistan — A brazen, hours-long militant attack on the American University of Afghanistan ended early Thursday after at least 13 people were killed and ...

Pittsburgh police union appeals arbitrated contract

The Pittsburgh police union has appealed a four-year contract that an arbitration panel awarded last month to its members, alleging the pact is flawed because ...

Pittsburgh judge orders man out of country, but leaving isn't easy

An Indiana Township man has 90 days to get out of the country for selling drug paraphernalia and counterfeit sports memorabilia, a federal judge ruled ...

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Police say Fayette woman slashed man for drinking her beer

A Fayette County woman was jailed this week after allegedly slashing a man with a pair of scissors and biting him because he drank one ...

Allegheny
Chief calls police no-confidence survey 'background noise'

Pittsburgh police Chief Cameron McLay says he's not getting the message the city's police union is trying to send with a threatened "no confidence" vote. ...

Westmoreland
Earth finally moved for Tenaska's plant

After nine years of planning and months of battling environmental opponents, a Nebraska energy company Wednesday held ground-breaking ceremonies for its $500 million natural gas-fueled ...

Valley News Dispatch
'Mindhunter' comes to the A-K Valley

The upcoming Netflix crime drama series "Mindhunter" has arrived in the Alle-Kiski Valley – setting up filming sites Thursday in Tarentum and Vandergrift. Production trucks ...

Sports
James Harrison has long-awaited meeting with NFL

The NFL's long-awaited meeting with Steelers linebacker James Harrison on Thursday lasted longer than the ...

Starkey: Pirates can't overcome Cole

Say this much for Gerrit Cole, who suffered a career-high ninth loss Wednesday: When reporters ...

Penguins' Crosby named captain of Team Canada for World Cup

While Sidney Crosby was mired in the worst scoring slump of his career in November, Team Canada general manager Doug Armstrong was asked if the ...

Williams appreciates Steelers' investment

While Vince Williams was speaking with the media for the first time since becoming a rich(er) man Wednesday, Antonio Brown talked up his teammate from ...

Coaches wrestle with decision to play games or scrimmage in Week Zero

Art Walker was given the framework for a 10-game schedule, but he was struggling to ...

Lifestyles
Bakersfield adds Mexican flair to Penn Ave in Downtown

The 900 block of Penn Avenue, Downtown, is an eclectic one. A California wine bar, a sizzling Latin tapas restaurant, an Italian trifecta and a ...

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To ID or not to ID?

Every election cycle we must endure challenges and allegations about fraud (conservatives) and discrimination (liberals) when it comes to voter ID laws. This year is ...

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