First Lady: Hillary Clinton as close to 'perfect candidate' as it gets

First Lady Michelle Obama told more than 3,000 supporters Wednesday in Pittsburgh that "there is no such thing" as a perfect presidential candidate. But, Obama ...

Wolf urges Pa. lawmakers to tackle abuse of opioid drugs

Pennsylvania lawmakers must act swiftly to address the epidemic of overdose deaths from prescription painkillers, Gov. Tom Wolf said Wednesday during a rare joint session ...

Doctor botched donkey castration, Derry Twp. farmer alleges in lawsuit

A Derry Township farmer who rescues abandoned donkeys and nurtures them back to health filed a civil lawsuit Wednesday seeking at least $30,000 in damages ...

Western Pa. schools' $20K STEAM grant creations put on display

Stephanie Bonifield stroked her dog Marvin under the chin, and he wagged his tail. The orange pooch, made of duct tape and cardboard, also blinked ...

Politico: Tim Murphy helps resuscitate man in the Capitol

U.S. Rep. Tim Murphy, R-Upper St. Clair, helped revive an unconscious man in a Capitol Hill elevator Wednesday, according to Politico. Murphy was waiting for an ...

Woman stabbed in Carrick

A female was stabbed in the neck during a domestic dispute Wednesday in Carrick, Public Safety spokeswoman Emily Schaffer said. Police arrested a male in connection ...

Pa. Supreme Court strikes down tax paid by casinos to host communities

Pennsylvania's highest court is striking down the tax that casinos pay their host communities, potentially devastating local budgets around the state. The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ...

Port Authority announces Mt. Washington Transit Tunnel light rail, bus restrictions

Light rail and bus use of the Mt. Washington Transit Tunnel will be restricted starting Monday as part of an $8.4 million reconstruction project, but ...

Congress rebukes Obama, overrides veto of 9/11 legislation

WASHINGTON — In a resounding rebuke, Democrats joined with Republicans Wednesday to hand Barack Obama the first veto override of his presidency, voting overwhelmingly to ...

Pa. Supreme Court blocks pro-industry provisions of gas drilling law

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down pro-industry provisions of a 2012 state law adopted amid the Marcellus shale drilling boom, yet another court ...

Official: 2 students, 1 teacher wounded in S.C. school shooting

TOWNVILLE, S.C.—A teenager opened fire at a South Carolina elementary school Wednesday, wounding two students and a teacher before the suspect was taken into custody, ...

Murder suspect assaulted in Allegheny County Jail

Testimony in the homicide trial for Lincoln Levys was brief Wednesday, as the defendant had been attacked in the Allegheny County Jail and hospitalized the ...

Michelle Obama rallies Millennials for Clinton in Pittsburgh

First Lady Michelle Obama is speaking Wednesday afternoon in Pittsburgh as she ramps up her involvement in the presidential campaign. Obama is scheduled to deliver a ...