Noon
Port Authority: No more free buses, zones, cash on trains

By Tom Fontaine
Port Authority of Allegheny County plans to eliminate free bus rides in Downtown, charge for ConnectCards and make all riders pay at the start of ...

11 a.m.
Coffee shop at CMU closed for cleaning after students sickened

By Ben Schmitt
Coffee shop La Prima Espresso closed its Carnegie Mellon University location Friday for a "thorough cleaning" because at least 15 students became ill after eating ...

Pittsburgh oversight agency tabs ex-Franklin Park mayor as interim leader

By Carl Prine
He's been a Democrat and a Republican, a mayor and a fire chief, and he's comfortable in industry and academia. Now Gordon Reynolds "Renny" Clark may ...

Profit falls at First Niagara

By Tribune-Review
First Niagara Financial Group posted a 7 percent drop in first quarter profit, it reported Friday. The Buffalo-based bank with 59 branches in the Pittsburgh area ...

10 a.m.
Cruz takes page from Reagan, Pa. history with Fiorina announcement

By Salena Zito
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz took a page out of Pennsylvania history on Wednesday when he tapped business executive Carly Fiorina to be his running mate ...

Phipps has fun with summer exhibits

By Candy Williams
Everyone has a chance to be a kid again at "PlayGardens," Phipps Conservatory's summer flower show. Even young-at-heart grandmas and grandpas can get in on the ...

Pittsburgh mayor: Police union president plays politics with OT complaint

By Bob Bauder
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto fired back at the police union Thursday, accusing its president of "playing political games" by threatening to file an unfair labor ...

9 a.m.
Man burned in Salem Twp. gas line explosion; homes, businesses evacuated 

By Tribune-Review
State authorities are investigating the cause of a natural gas pipeline explosion in Salem Township Friday morning that injured a man who lives closest to ...

8 a.m.
Top Sports Pics - April 29, 2016

By Tribune-Review
Top sports images from around the globe. ...

7 a.m.
At the Vatican, Biden calls for global commitment to cancer

By The Associated Press
VATICAN CITY — Casting cancer as a scourge with no boundaries, Vice President Joe Biden came to the Vatican on Friday to call for a ...

Former SS Auschwitz guard apologizes at trial in Germany

By The Associated Press
DETMOLD, Germany — A 94-year-old former SS sergeant has told a German court he is "ashamed" that he served as a guard in the Nazis' ...

Helicopter carrying at least 14 crashes in western Norway

By The Associated Press
COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A helicopter carrying at least 14 crashed Friday near the western Norwegian city of Bergen, police said. Police spokesman Morten Kronen says ...

6 a.m.
India's sizzling heat wave claims more than 300 lives

By The Associated Press
PATNA, India — A sizzling heat wave has claimed more than 300 lives in India, and officials have forbidden daytime cooking in some areas to ...

4 a.m.
Mt. Pleasant fire damages optometrist office, apartment

By Tribune-Review
A fire in Mt. Pleasant Borough sent residents into the streets early Friday morning. The fire was reported at 2:58 a.m. on West Main Street, according ...

3 a.m.
Polls open in key runoff parliamentary election in Iran

By The Associated Press
TEHRAN, Iran — Iran's parliamentary runoff elections got under way Friday, a key vote to decide whether hard-liners or moderate forces backing President Hassan Rouhani ...

Investigators look at overdose in Prince death

By The Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS — Investigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before he ...

2 a.m.
North Korea accuses US soldiers of provoking border troops

By The Associated Press
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea is accusing U.S. soldiers of trying to provoke its frontline troops with "disgusting" acts and encouraging South Korean soldiers ...

Fights follow Trump rally in Southern Cal, about 20 arrested

By The Associated Press
COSTA MESA, Calif. — Raucous protesters and supporters of Donald Trump took to the streets in California leading to some 20 arrests as the Republican ...

Midnight
Rossi: Brutal start leaves mark on Penguins-Capitals series 

By Rob Rossi
WASHINGTON — If their series opener is any indication, the Penguins and Capitals will be knocked out of the Stanley Cup playoffs in Round 2. Even ...

Duquesne University employee faces child porn charges

By Tribune-Review
A Duquesne University employee has been charged with possessing and distributing child pornography. Charles Bibbs-Blackwell, 40, of Bloomfield was charged Wednesday after investigators with the state ...

Penn Hills gets audit results

By Michael Divittorio
Penn Hills School District leaders on Thursday received a draft report of an audit aimed at addressing financial problems that led to the district borrowing ...

Election day loss has surprisingly nice flavor for Braddock mayor

By Eric Heyl
Defeat seldom tastes this good. After finishing third among four candidates in a Democratic U.S. Senate primary, most people would retch as though they just ...

No violations found in probe of CMU eatery

By Ben Schmitt
The Allegheny County Health Department continues to search for a cause behind the illnesses of 15 Carnegie Mellon University students who ate at a campus ...

Music gives lift to Pittsburgh International Airport travelers

By Jason Cato
The roar of takeoffs and landings at Pittsburgh International Airport periodically will be accompanied by rhythms of a different sort. The Allegheny County Airport Authority on ...

Newsmaker: Nathan Bruce

By Carl Prine
Noteworthy: On April 4th, Bruce received the Sailor of the Day award for his superior work ethic and dedication to the mission while serving aboard ...

Typically reliable Dumoulin struggles, as defensive miscues prove costly

By Bill West
WASHINGTON — Though still far from a blue-line star, Brian Dumoulin likely will handle some of the highest-profile minutes in the Penguins' second-round series against ...

Orpik's return plays major role for Capitals in victory

By Ted Starkey
WASHINGTON — The Capitals got a big boost to open their second-round series against the Penguins as former Pittsburgh defenseman Brooks Orpik returned to the ...

Oshie's hat trick lifts Capitals past Penguins in Game 1 

By Jonathan Bombulie
WASHINGTON — In his brief time in the NHL, goalie Matt Murray has earned praise for his ability to maintain composure in the face of ...

11 p.m.
Despite quiet night, Pitt's Boyd confident in NFL future

By Jerry DiPaola
Tyler Boyd wasn't selected in the first round of the NFL Draft, but he went to sleep Thursday comfortable and confident his NFL career will ...

Fatal car crash closes sections of 2 roads in Rostraver

By Tribune-Review
Sections of Route 906 and Tyrol Boulevard in Rostraver were shut down at 10:55 p.m. Thursday, after a car slammed into a utility pole at ...

Steelers pick Miami cornerback Burns in 1st round 

By Mark Kaboly
The Steelers picked a cornerback in the first round of the draft — maybe not the one they thought they were going to get a ...

Penguins' Bonino hoping to add to his trophy collection this Stanley Cup playoffs

By Chris Harlan
Nick Bonino has room for one more shiny item in his collection of hockey keepsakes. For now, there's already a commemorative watch, championship trophies and at ...

4 vying to replace late Youngwood mayor envision borough's future

By Jacob Tierney
Youngwood council will pick its next mayor Monday to replace Joan Derco, 83, who died April 4. Four residents applied for the job — Diane Klingensmith ...

Buffalo Township seeks to quickly fill sudden police vacancies

By George Guido
Buffalo Township officials hope to hire full-time police officers soon to staff the department devastated by two officers' deaths within a week. The township remains in ...

9/11 victim's family discusses courageousness, selflessness with Kiski Area elementary students

By R.A. Monti
Alison Crowther wanted to make sure students at Kiski Area Upper Elementary learned at least one important lesson from her son Welles' story. "It lies ...

New Kensington-Arnold board proposes 21 furloughs

By Liz Hayes
The New Kensington-Arnold School Board proposes to furlough 21 teachers at the end of the school year. The board cited declining student enrollment and the consolidation ...

Syrian hospital wiped out

By The Washington Post
An onslaught of airstrikes in rebel-held areas of the Syrian city of Aleppo has killed scores and destroyed a hospital supported by international aid groups, ...

Westmoreland hazmat team credits decline in calls to education, prevention plans

By Rich Cholodofsky
Westmoreland County's volunteer hazmat team responded to just 34 incidents last year, a number officials attribute to better education and prevention plans improving safety in ...

Sell-off dings stock market

By The Associated Press
NEW YORK — Stocks took their biggest loss in three weeks Thursday during a late sell-off. Apple, which is mired in a slump, fell to ...

Abbott to spend $19.3B to buy St. Jude Medical

By The Associated Press
Abbott Laboratories will spend $19.3 billion to buy St. Jude Medical Inc. in a cash-stock deal that aims to strengthen the medical device maker's stake ...

Hempfield RV rental owner suspects arson in fires

By Paul Peirce
Terry Kovach of K Rentals along Route 30 in Hempfield said he's never experienced anything like it in the 30 years he has sold and ...

Military leaders defend ISIS strategy

By The Washington Post
WASHINGTON — Top military leaders faced skepticism Thursday on Capitol Hill as they made the case that President Obama's strategy in Iraq and Syria is ...

Buybacks to cost VW $8.8B

By The Associated Press
FRANKFURT, Germany — Volkswagen said Thursday that it had set aside $8.8 billion to buy back or fix diesel-powered cars that had been rigged to ...

Mt. Pleasant Twp. woman, 69, linked to 2nd attempted robbery incident

By Paul Peirce
A 69-year-old Mt. Pleasant Township woman who attempted to rob a bank while sitting at its drive-in window — then changed her mind — had ...

Health risks from fracking outlined for Murrysville Council

By Patrick Varine
Two scientists tasked with explaining the potential health and environmental risks of hydraulic-fracture drilling were upfront with a group of Murrysville residents: the science is ...

Comcast buying DreamWorks in $3.55 billion deal

By The Associated Press
NEW YORK — Comcast is buying DreamWorks Animation, the film company behind the Shrek, Madagascar and Kung Fu Panda franchises, for approximately $3.55 billion, strengthening ...

10 p.m.
Official: About 16 disciplined in Afghan hospital bombing

By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — About 16 U.S. military personnel, including a two-star general, have been disciplined for mistakes that led to the bombing of a civilian hospital ...

House OKs bill blocking broker rules

By Bloomberg News
Republican lawmakers aren't giving up yet in their fight to kill stricter rules for brokers that have been championed by President Obama. In what might prove ...

Raiders nab West Virginia's Joseph with 14th pick in NFL Draft

By Jerry DiPaola
West Virginia safety Karl Joseph's potential turned out to be more significant than his season-ending knee injury Thursday night when he was selected in the ...

South Fayette sophomore Helbling sets sights on defending WPIAL Class AAA 400 title

By Chuck Curti
When Scott Litwinovich became South Fayette's track and field coach last season, he had the usual concerns of someone taking over a team: getting to ...

Roundup: Fiat Chrysler, Google in partnership talks; more

From Staff and Wire Reports
Fiat Chrysler, Google in talks for partnership Fiat Chrysler and Google's self-driving car project are in advanced talks to form a technical partnership. The talks were ...

Civic-minded Pitt official from Greensburg oversaw college expansion

By Patrick Varine
Carl Rossman was a consummate professional in the office and a civic-minded, dedicated volunteer in his personal life. "He was just a super guy and a ...

'Bomb' hooked to man in animal suit was flotation device, cops say

By The Associated Press
BALTIMORE — A young man in an animal costume and surgical mask who walked into a Baltimore TV station Thursday claiming to have a bomb ...

Melancon, Pirates bullpen hope to warm up at home

By Travis Sawchik
DENVER — At the conclusion of the 12th inning of the Pirates' 9-8 win Wednesday, closer Mark Melancon thrust each arm into the cool, mile-high ...

Overdose considered in Prince death

By The Associated Press
MINNEAPOLIS — Investigators are looking into whether Prince died from an overdose and whether a doctor was prescribing him drugs in the weeks before he ...

High school roundup: Penn-Trafford rallies for win over Latrobe

By Staff Reports
Megan Little hit a three-run home run and Penn-Trafford scored seven runs in the top of the seventh inning en route to a 13-12 victory ...

West Allegheny softball exceeding expectations with 11-1 start

By Dave Mackall
West Allegheny's overhauled softball lineup this season has been nothing short of spectacular. Forced to replace seven starters from a WPIAL quarterfinalist, coach Mindi McFate's Indians ...

Cranberry adopts policy allowing visitors who rent park shelters to bring alcohol

By Tribune-Review
Cranberry supervisors voted unanimously on Thursday to allow visitors who rent shelters in township parks to bring alcoholic beverages as long as they obtain a ...

9 p.m.
No. 2-ranked Frazier short on numbers but loaded with talent

By Andrew Erickson
By the end of next week, Frazier softball could have as many wins as it has players. Paul Harvey's Commodores are young — nine of ...

Gorman: Timing right for Mislan

By Kevin Gorman
Dave Mislan was a Brentwood guy through and through, first starring for the Spartans and returning to coach the basketball team for 11 seasons. Mislan ...

House panel votes to include women in draft

By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Women would be required to register for the military draft under a House committee's bill that comes just months after the Defense Department ...

Republicans want funds for Koch-backed schools in Arizona

By The Associated Press
PHOENIX — Arizona's Republican leaders have proposed earmarking millions of dollars for programs at the state's public universities that are backed by billionaire Republican donor ...

Montana county wants to dispose of Cold War commode kits

By The Associated Press
BOZEMAN, Mont. — A Montana county plans to dispose of more than three dozen Cold War-era sanitation kits meant to provide makeshift bathroom facilities for ...

Chancellor of UC Davis says probe political

By The Associated Press
SAN FRANCISCO — The chancellor of the University of California, Davis says politics are driving the decision to put her on paid leave while the ...

Congress votes to designate bison as national mammal

By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — The bison could soon become the national mammal of the United States. Legislation approved by Congress would elevate the bison to a stature approaching ...

Trib Cup: Allderdice baseball chasing WPIAL playoff berth

By Alex Oltmanns
While the WPIAL baseball playoffs don't begin until the middle of May, the postseason is unofficially set to begin on Monday as far as the ...

Agents say more drones, radios, some fence needed ... less than what Trump, Cruz want

By Reuters
WASHINGTON — Federal agents who patrol the border with Mexico want 23 more miles of fences, better radios and more aerial drones to tighten the ...

Home gardeners can learn ways to conserve water

By Doug Oster
Over the years, we've seen dry seasons, but rarely a prolonged drought. Occasionally, watering will be restricted, but fall and winter bring enough moisture to ...

8 p.m.
Homework: Soergel event celebrates rock gardens

By Tribune-Review
The annual Rock Garden Plant Show and Sale, presented by the Allegheny Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society, will be May 1 at ...

Highland Park tour features diverse architecture

By Shirley McMarlin
The May 7 Highland Park House Tour will feature 12 homes in a variety of architectural styles, including Victorian, midcentury modern and craftsman. Scheduled for 10 ...

Isolated elites Trumped

By Joe Scarborough
Donald Trump's sweeping victories Tuesday night move the Manhattan billionaire a step closer to winning the Republican nomination for president and pulling off the most ...

Refugees in the Land of Good Enough

By Garrison Keillor
Don't quote me on this, but New York City is in the midst of digging a third tunnel, 60 miles long, deep underground, to bring ...

Suspected N. Korea midrange missiles fail

By The Associated Press
SEOUL — North Korea attempted unsuccessfully to launch two suspected powerful intermediate-range missiles Thursday, South Korean defense officials said, bringing the number of apparent failures ...

Biden makes visit to Iraq to help shore up government

By Tribune News Service
BAGHDAD — Vice President Joe Biden used a surprise visit Thursday to Iraq to try to hasten efforts to quell a political rebellion that threatens ...

QBs Goff, Wentz go 1-2, RB Elliott to Cowboys 

By The Associated Press
CHICAGO — Jared Goff is moving down the West Coast to Los Angeles. Carson Wentz and his big right arm are moving from North Dakota ...

Now is the time to harvest oregano for best flavor when drying

By Jessica Walliser
Q uestion: I planted oregano in my garden last summer, and it seems to be doing really well. The plant is lush and green. I'd ...

Pittsburgh Laurels & Lances

By Tribune-Review
Laurel: To Tree Pittsburgh & the Pittsburgh Shade Tree Commission. For giving away seedlings in Market Square today — 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. And ...

Food stamps: Food for thought

By Tribune-Review
The success of government food stamps' perpetuation of poverty is being challenged by Kansas and Maine, which are returning recipients to work and taking a ...

Greensburg Laurels & Lances

By Tribune-Review
Lance: To Westmoreland County's broken property assessments. To shake more money out of taxpayers, some school districts are filing appeals with the county's Board of ...

Implement ABC-MAP

Letter to the Editor
Pennsylvania's "ABC-MAP"' program needs to be implemented quickly to fight the opioid epidemic. The Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians (PAFP) has long supported a state prescription ...

Fracking makes neighbors foes

Letter to the Editor
Personally, I am a strong advocate for individual property owner rights. Landowners should, within the law, be free to develop their land as they deem ...

Webster's for liberals

Letter to the Editor
The liberal left has been rewriting history to suit its agenda for some time now. But lately it's also taken to rewriting the dictionary to ...

Alle-Kiski Laurels and Lances

By Tribune-Review
Lance: To letting others help. What happened to the subscriber base at Lower Valley Ambulance Service? The service's financials have virtually fallen off a cliff, ...

China adds stiff curbs on foreign NGOs

By Reuters
BEIJING — China's parliament passed a controversial law governing foreign non-government organizations, Xinhua state news agency said Thursday, giving wide powers to the domestic security ...

NFL notebook: Raiders owner willing to spend $500M to move to Vegas

By Tribune-Review
Raiders owner Mark Davis says he wants to move the team to Las Vegas and is willing to spend a half billion dollars as part ...

Freeport senior Miller got pole vault bug from 'SpongeBob SquarePants'

By Doug Gulasy
Ian Miller's introduction to pole vaulting didn't come from the Olympics. It came from "SpongeBob SquarePants." The Freeport senior remembers watching an episode of the Nickelodeon ...

Israel treads carefully with claim to Golan Heights

By The Associated Press
JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has sparked a new diplomatic brushfire by declaring that the Golan Heights, seized from Syria in the 1967 ...

7 p.m.
New Pitt coach Stallings helps guard Wilson work out kinks in his shot

By John Harris
Pitt point guard Damon Wilson remains confident enough to discuss his professional aspirations despite a less-than-stellar freshman campaign. "I feel like the only aspect I need ...

Nearly 10,000 enter qualifying for U.S. Open at Oakmont

By Andrew Erickson
The United States Golf Association announced Thursday that 9,877 golfers will attempt to qualify for this year's U.S. Open, which will be held June 16-19 ...

Crime Stoppers offers reward for tips regarding elderly North Braddock woman's death

By Tony Raap
Pittsburgh Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the death of 92-year-old Amelia Roman, who was ...

Oklahoma legislators seek change in sodomy law after ruling

Wire Reports
OKLAHOMA CITY — After Oklahoma's highest court dismissed a criminal charge against a 17-year-old boy accused of forcing a heavily intoxicated girl to perform oral ...

Beach struggling with switch to Super Late Model division

By Thomas Zuck
Greg Beach can drive. That is well established. Right now he is having a devil of a time in his foray into Lernerville Speedway's ...

Mexico investigates top crime fighter over missing 43 students case

By Reuters
MEXICO CITY — One of Mexico's top crime fighters is under investigation over a key incident in the probe into the apparent massacre of 43 ...

3 tied to terrorist shooting charged in California

By The Los Angeles Times
Federal agents Thursday arrested three people, including the older brother of San Bernardino gunman Syed Rizwan Farook, on charges of marriage fraud and lying to ...

Premium hikes expected under Obamacare

By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — Insurers will seek significant premium hikes under President Obama's health care law this summer — stiff medicine for consumers and voters ahead ...

MLB notebook: Cubs catcher Montero placed on disabled list

Wire Reports
Cubs catcher Miguel Montero is headed to the 15-day disabled list with lower-back tightness. Catcher Tim Federowicz traveled from Triple-A Iowa on Thursday to take ...

NCAA lifts its ban on satellite camps

By The Associated Press
The NCAA Division I Board of Directors scrapped a proposed ban on satellite camps Thursday, rebuffing a request from powerhouse conferences in the South and ...

6 p.m.
NHL notebook: Interim coach could get Wild job permanently

By The Associated Press
Wild general manager Chuck Fletcher is about to embark on another coaching search, the third of his tenure and a critical one for the immediate ...

Range Resources swings to loss on low gas prices

By David Conti
Range Resources Corp. swung to a loss during the first quarter as revenue tumbled on persistent low natural gas prices. The Fort Wort-based company that does ...

Man shows up for hearing, arrested a second time for possessing child pornography

By Matthew Santoni
A Verona man was arrested a second time for possessing child pornography when he showed up Wednesday for a hearing in Family Court, authorities said. According ...

LaBar: New WWE show bringing attitude era back

By Justin LaBar
The new adult animated series "Camp WWE" will be a release of energy their older demographic has had built up for over a decade. I got ...

5 p.m.
Scouting report: Pirates vs. Reds; Friday, April 29

By Travis Sawchik
FRIDAY vs. Reds 7:05 p.m. PNC Park TV/radio: Root Sports/93.7 FM, 1450 AM, 1480 AM, Pirates Radio Network Probable pitchers Pirates RHP Juan Nicasio ...

Thursday - April 28, 2016

By Tribune-Review
Daily images from across the region by Tribune-Review staff photographers. ...

Defense raises issue of different shooter in death of unborn child

By Matthew Santoni
While DaRae Delgado lay in her hospital room recovering from the gunshot wound that killed her unborn baby, family members were getting phone calls and ...

No one injured by fire in Downtown parking garage

By Tony Raap
No one was injured when a car fire involving several vehicles broke out Thursday on the fourth floor of a Downtown parking garage, a city ...

Fishing report: Low, clear water slows fishing

By Bob Frye
Fishing around the region is a bit on the slow side, according to reports from many places. Low, clear water is getting the blame. Anglers have ...

4 p.m.
Pirates notebook: Postponement pushes rotation back

By Travis Sawchik
DENVER — The Pirates-Rockies postponement Thursday because of inclement weather, which included snow flurries at Coors Field, pushed back the Pirates' pitching plans. Juan Nicasio, ...

Pizza crust is the canvas for a hearty spring meal

By Ellie Krieger
One of my favorite convenience ingredients that I always have on hand in the freezer is whole-grain pizza dough. Most grocery stores carry it nowadays, ...

Power line work to slow I-79 traffic Sunday in Washington County

By Tribune-Review
Maintenance of a power line that crosses Interstate 79 is expected to affect traffic Sunday between the Canonsburg and South Pointe/Hendersonville exits — exits 45 ...

Leechburg High School student, 13, arrested for having gun at school

By Chuck Biedka and Tom Yerace
A 13-year-old Leechburg Area student was arrested Thursday afternoon for allegedly taking a loaded pistol to school. No one was injured, and police are investigating whether ...

Hollywood is pushing reset button on video-game adaptations

By Derrik J. Lang
At long last, it seems Hollywood has pushed the reset button on its approach to video-game adaptations. From the reviled 1993 live-action rendition of "Super ...

Soft pretzels are fun project to make with kids

By Christina Barron
Soft pretzels are snacks you might associate with a trip to the ballpark or the county fair. But they're also a fun make-at-home project. We found ...

Pianist returns to Pittsburgh for classes, baseball 

By Mark Kanny
On Feb. 20, 1944, pianist Byron Janis and conductor Lorin Maazel, the two greatest virtuoso musicians Pittsburgh has produced, performed together with the Pittsburgh Symphony ...

Review: Melodramatic thriller 'Pali Road' takes us on a scenic ride to nowhere

By Pat Padua
What if you were told that the person you love is just in your imagination? That's the premise of the 92-minute psychological thriller "Pali Road." ...

'Keanu' is a real film — and funny, too

By Katie Walsh
If you watched the trailer for "Keanu" — starring Jordan Peele and Keegan-Michael Key of Comedy Central's beloved series "Key & Peele" — and wondered ...

Poor production of 'Papa' blunts an incredible story

By Stephanie Merry
Ernest Hemingway must have gotten boatloads of fan mail, and every once in a while, he may have replied. That's how journalist Denne Bart Petitclerc became ...

Millvale-bound Jayhawks release another fine album

By Tribune-Review
'Paging Mr. Proust' The Jayhawks (Thirty Tigers) Paging Jayhawks fans: The Americana band of renown has returned with a timeless gem that belongs ...

Hoisin-ginger marinade gives Chinese twist to grilled leg of lamb

By Tribune-Review
My dear friend, Laurie Burrows Grad, is a gifted writer and cook. She loves to do dinner parties with a Chinese theme, and one of ...

Review: James Kingsland's 'Siddhartha's Brain' is a smart take on meditation

By Cara Anna
It's a pleasure to read "Siddhartha's Brain: Unlocking the Ancient Science of Enlightenment," which comes from a science journalist with long experience of explaining ideas ...

Review: Augusten Burroughs' memoir about a hapless love life lacks his usual humor

By Claude Peck
Since breaking out in 2002 with "Running With Scissors," Augusten Burroughs has kept the best-selling memoirs coming, tapping the seemingly bottomless market of those willing ...

Review: Anna Quindlen's 'Miller's Valley' twists like a wandering stream

By Kim Ode
When society's volume seems cranked to 11, there's something to be said about a quiet book. Understated almost to a fault, Anna Quindlen's eighth novel ...

3 p.m.
Get exactly what you want with homemade granola

By Dorie Greenspan
Making granola is dead simple and ridiculously satisfying: You mix, bake, stir and then feel terrific about yourself and the pile of crunch you pull ...

Allegheny County extends property tax deadline by 2 days

By Tribune-Review
Allegheny County property owners will have two extra days to pay their property taxes without incurring late fees or interest. County Treasurer John Weinstein extended ...

Congressman Shuster endorses Trump

By Tom Fontaine
A Bedford County congressman who narrowly defeated a Republican challenger in Tuesday's primary election said Thursday he is endorsing businessman Donald Trump for president. Trump "knows ...

Don't overdo the mixing for ultimate pancakes

By James P. Dewan
There are precious few foods that slip easily under a door. Lettuce leaves come to mind, along with matzo and veal scaloppine. But as tempting ...

Harrison Township library needs donations to repair air conditioner

By Joyce Hanz
Most people enjoy chilling at their local library, but at the Community Library of Allegheny Valley in Harrison Township, their maintenance bills have been heating ...

Review: 'Mother's Day' aims to ruin another holiday

By Katie Walsh
It seems there's no stopping Garry Marshall's terrifying cinematic rampage on our nation's treasured holidays. Having ruined both "Valentine's Day" and "New Year's Eve" with ...

Baggage Check: She thinks pal dates a gross guy for his cash

By Andrea Bonior
Question: I am pretty sure my friend is in a relationship with a guy just because he supports her financially, and I don't consider it ...

Review: 'Ratchet & Clank' jumps from video games to big screen

By Katie Walsh
Based on a popular Playstation game, the sci-fi animated feature "Ratchet & Clank" seeks to capture the kid-friendly audience as well as the gamer crowd ...

Top Sports Pics - April 28, 2016

By Tribune-Review
Top sports images from around the globe. ...

St. Vincent's gallery, concert series director savors arts immersion

By Shirley McMarlin
Ann Holmes of Cook Township could be described as a modern-day Renaissance woman. She majored in English and Asian studies at Hood College in Maryland ...

Make your palate happy with healthful oregano

By Lori Zanteson
Oregano gives robust, aromatic flavor to many classic dishes of its native Mediterranean region, like tomato sauces and pizzas. The name oregano is Greek ...

2 p.m.
Former Speaker Boehner calls Cruz 'Lucifer in the flesh'

By The Associated Press
FORT WAYNE, Indiana — Former House Speaker John Boehner unloaded on Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz during a talk to college students, calling the Texas ...

1 p.m.
Military disciplines about 16 in Afghanistan hospital attack

By The Associated Press
WASHINGTON — About 16 U.S. military personnel, including one general officer, have been disciplined for mistakes that led to the bombing of a civilian hospital ...

Blink-182 tour coming to First Niagara Pavilion

By Tribune-Review
Blink-182 is setting out on a nearly 50-city tour this summer that will stop at First Niagara Pavilion, Burgettstown, on Aug. 28. The band premiered ...

'I Love the '90s' tour coming to Petersen Center

By Tribune-Review
Your favorite '90s musicians will be back on stage this summer in the "I Love the '90s" tour, featuring Vanilla Ice, Salt N Pepa, Color ...