Allegheny

Pittsburgh cultural groups focused on increased arts accessibility

For Amanda Nagy, enjoying a high-octane arts performance gets tricky. The 13-year-old girl from West Mifflin has impaired hearing and autism spectrum disorder, so she wears ...

Gun theft investigation may yield link to Wilkinsburg massacre

With the two weapons believed used in the Wilkins­burg massacre still missing, authorities are trying to determine whether a pistol stolen in Fayette County ...

Port Authority of Allegheny County considers adding electric buses to fleet

Many of the aging, exhaust-spewing buses operated by the Port Authority of Allegheny County are being swapped out for new, more environmentally friendly rides. But even ...

Political watchers look for clues to November election in Brexit vote

The United Kingdom's historic vote to leave the European Union amid a wave of populist anger, nationalism and concerns about immigration could be a harbinger ...

Homicide charges filed in death of 8-year-old boy

Police on Friday charged a North Braddock man with homicide in the death of an 8-year-old boy rushed to the hospital earlier this week with ...

Penn Avenue, Butler Street to be open to pedestrians from Downtown to Lawrenceville on Sunday

Penn Avenue and Butler Street will close from Downtown to Lawrenceville on Sunday as Bike Pittsburgh rolls out this year's second Open Streets event. Visitors are ...

Vengeance fueled men charged in Wilkinsburg massacre, police say

Cheron "C-Wiz" Shelton raised a semi-automatic rifle from the shadows between two Wilkinsburg houses and fired at terrified people fleeing toward him March 9, ...

Construction ahead for roads, tunnels bridges

A number of roads, tunnels and bridges in Allegheny County will be restricted this weekend and beyond to accommodate roadwork. Some restrictions started Friday, while ...

Penn Hills drug dealer for Tuscon-based ring gets 10 years in prison

A Penn Hills man will spend 10 years in prison for acting as the primary distributor for a local cocaine ring supplied out of Tuscon, ...

Brentwood man to be tried for homicide despite 'castle doctrine' defense

The man accused of shooting two people in Brentwood in May, killing one, will go on trial despite his attorney's efforts to persuade a judge ...

Main Street Now conference coming to Pittsburgh in 2017

About 1,500 professionals will head to Pittsburgh in 2017 to attend an annual conference that focuses on revitalizing distressed downtown areas, officials said Friday. The ...

University of Pittsburgh to build 'innovation hub'

The former site of a music venue that for decades played host to ground-breaking performances from acts ranging from John Philip Sousa to Queen Latifah ...

Arrest made in shooting of 2 people in Monroeville

A Penn Hills man was arrested Friday morning as a suspect in a daylight shooting near Monroeville Mall on Tuesday. Allegheny County police said Brian Hart, ...

Two people charged in death of East Pittsburgh woman

Police arrested a 19-year-old woman on homicide charges Friday after finding the body of a woman stabbed to death in an East Pittsburgh home. The ...

Family, friends of Wilkinsburg victims hope for closure with arrests

Eric Powell did not expect Thursday to start with a pre-dawn phone call from police, but he was glad it did. "For a while, I thought ...

Residents living in history as Pittsburgh preps for bicentennial

David Majka and Connie Eads are stewards of Pittsburgh's past. Their Westwood home, built in 1790 and expanded in 1840, is one of only five ...

8-year-old boy who suffered head injuries allegedly inflicted by North Braddock man dies

An 8-year-old boy who was hospitalized Monday with severe head injuries that police say were inflicted by a North Braddock man has died. JonMarquis Stepich was ...

Ross delays vote regarding proposed Buckhill Road townhouses

The Ross planning commission on Thursday put off a vote for at least a month on whether to approve construction of townhouses along Buckhill Road ...

Larimer man pleads to conspiracy to commit murder, avoids life sentence

A Larimer man pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to commit third-degree murder and avoided the possibility of a life sentence without parole for his role ...

Muslim community hosting interfaith Ramadan event in Wilkinsburg

Members of the Muslim, Christian, Sikh and Hindu communities will gather Saturday in Wilkinsburg for an event designed to foster harmony and understanding among each ...


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