Lawmakers plan hearing on millions diverted from PennDOT to state police

Most of the budget for the Pennsylvania State Police comes from a pot of money meant for road and bridge projects that has collected $4 ...

Flu cases on rise, but still far below normal, hospitals say

A slumbering cold and flu season may be awakening in Western Pennsylvania, where reports of the common winter sicknesses increased in the last two weeks. Unusually ...

East Liberty tenants ousted amid boom in high-end residential construction

Myrtle Stern is determined to find housing in East Liberty, but time is running out for her and remaining residents of a rent-controlled apartment complex ...

Western Pa. man's perfect attendance at Super Bowl pays off

When Super Bowl 50 is played this weekend in Santa Clara, Calif., Winfield resident Tom Henschel will be an honored guest of the National Football ...

Man killed in car crash in Slippery Rock

A 23-year-old man died early Saturday after a violent car crash in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania State Police said. Andrew Chupka, of Butler, was driving a red ...

Over 100 missing, 14 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan

TAINAN, Taiwan — Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, ...

Turnpike wreck in Somerset County injures truck driver

The driver of a tractor trailer headed eastbound on the Pennsylvania Turnpike was flown to the hospital Friday night after his truck overturned. State police in ...

Heroin remains No. 1 factor in 246 deaths in Allegheny County

County medical officials are once more warning the public about the dangers of opiate addiction and overdoses, citing 246 opioid-related fatalities in Allegheny County in ...

Police seek suspects in robbery of Downtown jewelry store

Pittsburgh police are asking the public to help them identify two suspected jewel thieves. Zone 2 officers released a 12-second surveillance camera clip showing two ...

Giant Eagle issues recall of Japanese breaded cod fillets

Giant Eagle is voluntarily recalling its brand of Japanese breaded cod fillets because the package omitted soy, an allergen, from the ingredients list. The product is ...

Western PA Humane Society leader resigns amid furor over dog purchase

The head of the Western PA Humane Society resigned her post Friday, dogged over a pure-bred adoption. Joy Braunstein called her decision a "personal choice ...

Vehicular homicide charge against Fawn woman held for court

The exact cause of a Harrison man's death could be key to the defense of the woman charged with killing him. Rachel Rebecca Bailie, 25, of ...

Unemployment drops below 5 percent to begin 2016

Hiring slowed in January as concerns about a global slowdown threw financial markets into crisis and fed fears of a recession, posing a quandary ...