Allegheny

Wade sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing Wolfe sisters

After 20 days of testimony and deliberations, the jurors who convicted Allen Wade of murdering his East Liberty neighbors, sisters Susan and Sarah Wolfe, could ...

School culture deemed priority for next PPS superintendent Hamlet

Anthony Hamlet knows no two students are alike, and that they come from different backgrounds and learn in different ways. Hamlet was raised by a single ...

Plum superintendent due for raise amid scandal

Plum School District Superintendent Timothy Glasspool is in line for a $10,000 raise even though a grand jury report said he ignored for years signs ...

Man tries to break ties to Wilkinsburg cookout shooting suspects

The attorney for a man connected to two suspects in a March mass shooting in Wilkinsburg has filed a motion to dismiss all charges against ...

Bullet grazes person on North Side

A person was grazed by a bullet Thursday in a shooting on the North Side, according to Pittsburgh police. The victim, a high school senior, walked ...

Rachel Carson board aims to make homestead sustainable

A little girl's love of nature started with the things she saw outside her bedroom window. From there, Rachel Carson would go on to become a ...

Family agrees to $1.3 million settlement in UPMC mold death

UPMC will pay $1.35 million in a settlement with the family of an Erie woman who died during the hospital giant's mold crisis, according to ...

Target settles lawsuits from knife attack at Pittsburgh store

After Allison Meadows was stabbed in the checkout line of the Target store in East Liberty three years ago, she and her family filed a ...

Homestead man pleads guilty to supplying heroin that led to 2 deaths

A Homestead man has pleaded guilty to supplying fentanyl-laced heroin that resulted in at least two overdose deaths, but his co-defendant balked at a scheduled ...

Authorities arrest man suspected in fatal Brentwood shooting

Allegheny County Police accused a man of shooting and killing one man and wounding another Wednesday night in Brentwood. Authorities charged Daevon Plowden, 28, with homicide, ...

Allegheny County contracts go online

Copies of all Allegheny County contracts are now available online through a database the county Controller's Office announced Thursday. The contracts are searchable by department, ...

2-alarm fire under control in Homestead

Fire companies had a two-alarm blaze in Homestead under control just before 6 a.m. Thursday. According to an Allegheny County emergency dispatcher, the building is on ...

Former Mt. Lebanon police chief to lead Allegheny County department

Bolstering the number of minority officers and modernizing the force with new technology are among the challenges Coleman McDonough will face as the head of ...

Pittsburgh YMCA executive moves up to president and CEO

The YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh announced Thursday that it has selected Chief Operating Officer Kevin Bolding as its president and CEO. Bolding will replace Rig Riggins, ...

Assailants stab man in abdomen in Knoxville

A man was stabbed early Thursday morning in Pittsburgh's Knoxville neighborhood, according to police. Police responded to Knox Avenue just before 1 a.m. for a report ...

Men in masks break into Brighton Heights home, shoot resident

A man was shot in his Brighton Heights home when two masked assailants broke in early Thursday, Pittsburgh police reported. Officers responded shortly after 4 a.m. ...

Police apprehend burglary suspect after extensive search

A suspect was taken into custody just before 6 a.m. Thursday after an extensive search in Franklin Park, according to Tribune-Review news partner WPXI-TV. Police said ...

Newsmaker: Jacob Rooksby

Noteworthy: The 100-year-old Pittsburgh Intellectual Property Law Association elected Rooksby as its president. The group's membership includes attorneys, companies, law schools and law students. Age: ...

Quaker Valley apologizes after yearbook includes Hitler, Stalin quotes

Quotations attributed in the Quaker Valley High School yearbook to a terrorist and two of history's most notorious mass murderers — Adolf Hitler, Joseph Stalin ...

Plum school board's vowed investigation to keep sex scandal alive for months

The Plum school board's promise of an independent investigation into every current and former employee mentioned in a 100-page Allegheny County grand jury report could ...


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