Allegheny

Pittsburgh chief McLay said he broke no rules in DNC appearance

Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay said Wednesday that he broke no rules when he spoke in uniform about community-police relations Tuesday night at the Democratic ...

Pittsburgh hospitals get low marks in Medicare's new ratings

Four of Pittsburgh's biggest-name hospitals received below-average scores on new quality ratings the federal government released Wednesday. Allegheny General Hospital, the North Side flagship of Allegheny ...

Pittsburgh board sets policy for community schools

The Pittsburgh Public Schools board on Wednesday approved a policy that will serve as a broad guideline for establishing community schools. A community school serves ...

Ross Park Mall guard accidentally shot friend at mall, police say

A security guard at Ross Park Mall was loading his gun when he accidentally shot a friend in the buttocks, police said Wednesday. The guard was ...

PWSA hires new executive director

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority board of directors on Wednesday voted unanimously to hire a county administrator from Virginia with experience in water and ...

UPMC, others to pay government $2.5 million in Medicare billing case

UPMC and three related entities have agreed to pay the United States $2.5 million to partly settle a 2012 lawsuit claiming they deliberately overbilled federal ...

North Allegheny SD donates furniture for flood-ravaged school in West Virginia

The North Allegheny School District is helping a flood-ravaged school district in West Virginia get ready for the start of classes early next month by ...

Judge to partially approve settlement in UPMC, Highmark antitrust case

A federal judge said Wednesday that she intends to approve a proposed partial settlement of a long-running antitrust lawsuit involving two of the region's largest ...

Pa. attorney general sues owner of Robinson mobile home park

The owner of a mobile home park in Robinson failed to inform residents that he owed them thousands of dollars under state law when he ...

Man shot in face while driving in Homewood North

A man shot in the face in Pittsburgh's Homewood North neighborhood remained in stable condition Wednesday, according to police. The 58-year-old man was driving on Race ...

2 shot during Allegheny Center home invasion

Three gunmen forced their way into a home in Allegheny Center in the North Side early Wednesday where at least six people — including a ...

Homicide charges filed in fatal shooting of girl, 6, in Knoxville

A 19-year-old Carrick man was charged with criminal homicide late Tuesday in connection with the July 18 shooting death of a 6-year-old girl in Pittsburgh's ...

RIDC fills in city on plans for former Hazelwood mill site

The Regional Industrial Development Corp. of Southwestern Pennsylvania is planning a three-phase process to develop a "building within a building" at a former Hazelwood steel ...

At DNC, Pittsburgh police chief urges communities, police to unite 

Police officers have "the hardest job in this nation," Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay told the nation Tuesday during a prime time speech before the ...

West Mifflin road now open

Route 837 in West Mifflin is now open to traffic after downed wires closed it for a time Wednesday morning. Traffic was blocked between Herman Avenue ...

Funding finalized for plan to build park across I-579 Downtown

A $19 million federal grant will allow Pittsburgh to build a connection between the Lower Hill District and Downtown that is essential to redeveloping one ...

Night Out events in Western Pa. designed to draw communities, police closer

Neighborhoods across Pittsburgh plan to bring residents and police together next week for National Night Out — an annual event that began with residents leaving ...

Clinton bus tour to stop in Pittsburgh on Saturday

Clinton, Kaine plan stop in city Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, will stop in Pittsburgh on Saturday ...

Researchers who set up Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center ready to hand reins to next generation

Their work has been part and parcel of numerous scientific studies and research breakthroughs over the past three decades. Now the particle physicists who founded the ...

NIH grants Pitt $62.3 million to promote research

The National Institutes of Health is giving $62.3 million to the University of Pittsburgh Clinical and Translational Science Institute to promote research that aims to ...


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