Allegheny

Three Rivers Center for Independent Living halts disability assistance

About 900 people living with disabilities in Allegheny, Armstrong and Westmoreland counties are being forced to find new service providers as a federally funded nonprofit ...

Money to expand rail service between Pittsburgh, Harrisburg not yet available

Just about everyone wants better passenger rail service from Pittsburgh to Harrisburg and beyond, but no one knows how to pay for it. That was the ...

Jury deliberating fate of mother accused of murdering toddler

An Allegheny County jury will take a second day to weigh whether Adrienne Williams asphyxiated her 3-year-old daughter and left her body on a dirt ...

Multiple homes burn in Braddock 

A police officer pulled a man to safety and three others escaped a multi-home fire in North Braddock Tuesday, officials said. Crews responded to two rowhouses ...

Pittsburgh challenges ballot measure requiring more openness

A ballot proposal to modify Pittsburgh's home rule charter imposes unfunded mandates on the city, would disrupt its Act 47 recovery plan and violate the ...

Pitt student stuck between buildings freed after bid to impress woman

A University of Pittsburgh student trying to impress a woman by leaping from one rooftop to another instead fell into a narrow gap between the ...

Braddock man killed in Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood

A Braddock man was shot and killed Monday night in Pittsburgh's Homewood neighborhood, according to police. Paris Wheatley, 31, was in a vehicle with two women ...

Police union surveying members on confidence in Pittsburgh chief

Pittsburgh police union members are conducting an unofficial vote of confidence or no confidence in Chief Cameron McLay online, the latest in a string of ...

Election officials: Voting machines 'extensively' tested, can't be hacked

More than 4,600 electronic voting machines were idle Monday, locked in a warehouse in Pittsburgh's North Side. Surveillance cameras monitor the doors. The 10-year-old ...

Old Farmer's Almanac predicts warmer winter for Western Pa. — but more snow

Winter in southwestern Pennsylvania will be warmer than usual with snowfall above normal, according to The Old Farmer's Almanac 2017. The just-released prognosticating publication, celebrating its ...

Prosecution rests in case of Wilkinsburg mother charged with killing 3-year-old

Aside from some bleeding beneath the surface of Adrionna Williams' eyes, there were no signs why the 3-year-old was found dead just over an hour ...

Police searching for man who robbed Crafton bank

Allegheny County police and the FBI are searching for a man who robbed a Crafton bank Monday. The robber said he had a gun and passed ...

Man killed in shooting near Wilkinsburg Wendy's restaurant

A man was shot and killed Monday on a sidewalk near a Wendy's restaurant in Wilkinsburg, police said. Antonio Troutman, 19, of Wilkinsburg, was pronounced ...

McKeesport Housing Authority plans to demolish former church for green space

McKeesport Housing Authority wants to use $200,000 in federal funds to demolish a former church to create green space for residents of St. Mary's townhomes ...

Moon Area School District approves 5-year teacher contract

The Moon Area School District on Monday approved a five year contract with its teachers union, according to a statement from the school. Union members had ...

1 shot in Stowe

A bullet grazed a person's leg Monday in a shooting in Stowe, Allegheny County police Superintendent Coleman McDonough said. Two or three people were shooting at ...

McCandless Council votes to hire Oakmont police chief

McCandless Council voted Monday to bring back a former town police sergeant to replace police Chief Gary Anderson, who is retiring this fall. David R. DiSanti ...

Former federal probation officer admits leaking information about heroin investigation

A former federal probation officer admitted Monday to leaking information about a state heroin investigation to the sister of a suspect. Rachel Lynn Howze, 30, of ...

Blaze destroys Penn Hills home

A Penn Hills home was completely destroyed by fire early Monday morning, authorities say. The Penn Hills Fire Department was called to the home on White ...

Feds' move on contraceptive coverage 'bullying'

In what opponents call an "extremely aggressive" move, the U.S. Department of Labor is reaching out to private health care insurers and asking them to ...


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