Grand jury continues investigation in meeting with former Ravenstahl bodyguardBy Bobby Kerlik and Brian Bowling
Pittsburgh Mayor Luke Ravenstahl is a target of a federal investigation, and he wasted taxpayer dollars by keeping police bodyguards with him during late-night “carousing,” the attorney for one of those bodyguards said Tuesday. Attorney Robert Stewart, who represents former bodyguard and retired detective Fred Crawford Jr. of Morningside, spoke …
Andy Warhol Bridge to be covered in knitted blankets in AugustBy Tribune-Review
Allegheny County Council is warm to the idea of covering the Andy Warhol Bridge with colorful knitted blankets. Council on Tuesday approved the Knit-the-Bridge public art project, which involves more than 1,200 people in knitting groups at schools, nursing homes …
- Allegheny County judges sign order regarding procedures to maintain evidence
- Reserve woman found shot to death in home
- New law ensures crime victims and families can speak up during parole process 12:38 a.m.
- Bad weather barrels through Western Pa.
- Police: Ohio man jailed in Beaver for seeking hit man
- Senator’s liquor plan offers sales, packaging reform but no state store closings 12:38 a.m.
- Penn State scandal defendants lose second appeal
- Sentencing postponed in Pitt online threats case
- PennDOT withholds funding plan from public
- Lawmakers approve bill to alter Port Authority’s board of directors
Pitt research facility dedicated in Hill DistrictBy Bob Bauder 12:38 a.m.
A newly completed $8 million addition brings a high-end research facility to a former Hill District slum and, soon, a high-end convenience store with fresh produce. Pittsburgh officials, including Mayor …
- Delayed decision on drilling at parks risks losing Allegheny County millions, County Executive Fitzgerald says 12:01 a.m.
Plan for loft apartments receives approvalBy Bob Stiles 12:25 a.m.
A company involving the executive director of a Greensburg development agency and his wife wants to build a 15-unit apartment building on East Otterman Street …
- Library aide quits in wake of charges 12:01 a.m.
- Former president of Derry Area Football Boosters Club charged with stealing $27,000 from group 12:01 a.m.
- Pagan’s lawyer seeks info 12:25 a.m.
C&O Canal Towpath Trail ‘judged’ as great recreationBy Laura Szepesi 12:01 a.m.
EDITOR’S NOTE: The Daily Courier is featuring a series of articles throughout the summer, detailing the history of the trails and how the train through Connellsville came about. Today, the …
- Hearing continued for party stabbing suspect 12:39 a.m.
- Connellsville up for fix-up money 12:21 a.m.
- 1 killed, 2 hurt in Bullskin crash 12:21 a.m.
Farmers and Merchants Bank moves into FreeportBy Mary Ann Thomas
A new Farmers & Merchants Bank opened in Freeport on Monday to much fanfare as the town leaders and residents fretted that they would be out of a bank forever. …
Police: Ohio man jailed in Beaver for seeking hit manBy The Associated Press
An Ohio man has been charged with trying to hire a hit man during an undercover state police sting in Midland. Online court records don’t list an attorney for 50-year-old Gregory Travis, of East Liverpool, who was taken to the …
Police chase ends with crash in RichlandBy Michael Hasch
A police chase on Monday night that started in Butler County ended with the second of two crashes across the line in Allegheny County. One man was flown to a …
Authorities identify pilot who died in Indiana crashBy Rossilynne Skena and Paul Peirce
Authorities said a 64-year-old pilot died of multiple injuries Monday when his ultralight plane crashed into a grove of small pine trees in rural Indiana County. The coroner’s office said Michael J. Grguric of 1425 Clarksburg Road, Conemaugh Township, died …
Police look for person who broke 168-year-old stained glass at Somerset County churchBy Renatta Signorini
A tossed rock broke a 168-year-old stained-glass window at a rural Somerset County church during the weekend. The original stained-glass windows are insured for more than $1 million at Christ Casebeer Lutheran Church in Lincoln, Pastor Dennis L. Doebler said. …
Cecil residents take bus to Capitol to protest Rep. White’s online attacks using false namesBy Josh Fatzick 12:38 a.m.
HARRISBURG — About 20 people boarded a bus to the Capitol on Tuesday and disembarked carrying signs to protest fictitious online posts by their legislator, state Rep. Jesse White of …
New textbooks approved in Franklin RegionalBy Daveen Rae Kurutz
Franklin Regional High School students will have new literature books this fall. After several months of discussions, the school board approved the purchase of four new literature anthologies for grades nine through 12 Monday by a 7-2 vote. Board members …
Senator’s liquor plan offers sales, packaging reform but no state store closingsBy Brad Bumsted 12:38 a.m.
HARRISBURG — With Republican leaders flanking him, a Bucks County senator offered a plan on Tuesday that he said would allow existing liquor licensees to sell wine and liquor to go but lacks a mechanism to close more than 600 …