America’s path to freedom reflected in region’s numerous historic sitesBy Chris Togneri
Western Pennsylvania is home to sites well-known and obscure with paramount ties to American history. These locales, in cities and in countryside, draw history lovers and tourists who want to refresh their knowledge of the French and Indian, Revolutionary and Civil wars. It was in the woods of Fayette County …
Tiny black weevils booming in W.Pa.By Adam Smeltz
Tiny black bugs that startled Pittsburgh Pirates fans last week at PNC Park might crawl around Western Pennsylvania for a few more weeks before they burrow underground, entomologists say. Deluges of yellow …
- Proposal aims to bring slots to Pa. airports
- Crane tips over, smashes into roof of building at Pitt
- Rescuers use hoist to lift horse from Washington County sinkhole
- Insurer Aetna to buy Humana in $35B deal
- Butler mother held on 3rd child endangerment charge
- City police investigate death in Squirrel Hill
- Man shot, killed at East Liberty housing complex
- Gov. Wolf vetoes bill to privatize Pennsylvania’s liquor system
- Fireworks displays costly, but W. Pa. communities feel obligated
- Young Nebraska girl’s organs give 2 Pittsburgh-area boys a chance to live
Fun-seekers won’t let a Pittsburgh regatta without races get them downBy Tom Fontaine
Brent Dillard will kick back in Pittsburgh this weekend. Dillard, a Formula One powerboat racer, planned to compete in the EQT Pittsburgh Three Rivers Regatta. With the cancellation Friday of …
- Hazelwood man shot in Homestead 1:29 a.m.
SummerFest kicks off in Ford CityBy Brigid Beatty
Close to 50 crafters and food vendors were hard at work Thursday afternoon setting up booths throughout the Ford City Memorial Park just hours before the opening ceremonies of the …
- Public will get glimpse of building 1:56 a.m.
Beaver County woman finds man crouching in her bathroom, stabs him with swordBy Megan Guza
Police in Beaver County are looking for a man, recently released from a Florida prison, they say repeatedly raped his girlfriend, broke into several homes trying to hide and attacked another woman, who stabbed him with a sword. The incidents …
Butler mother held on 3rd child endangerment chargeBy Bill Vidonic
A Butler woman remained in the Butler County Prison Friday because police said they found her passed out with her three young children nearby while smoke from burning food filled their home. Samantha L. McConnell, 24, was charged with child …
Investigation into dropped baby at Uniontown Hospital continuesBy Tribune-Review
A police investigation into the circumstances that resulted in a nurse dropping a newborn baby at Uniontown Hospital is ongoing, according to a city police detective. Detective Donald Gmitter said the day-old infant sustained a skull fracture when dropped at …
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- Post-war welcome still stings 1:01 a.m.
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Jim Caviezel to be honored by Jimmy Stewart MuseumBy The Associated Press
Jim Caviezel is being honored by the Indiana, Pa., museum dedicated to actor Jimmy Stewart. Caviezel stars in the TV series “Person of Interest” and became widely known for his role in the movie “The Passion of the Christ.” He …
2 from Western Pennsylvania charged with insurance fraudBy Tribune-Review
Two Western Pennsylvania men are among 20 people charged statewide with insurance fraud by agents from the state Attorney General’s office. John Anthony Lowry, 31, of Connellsville, is charged with one count each of workers compensation fraud and theft by …
Rescuers use hoist to lift horse from Washington County sinkholeBy Katherine Schaeffer
The Washington County Animal Response Team rescued a horse Friday morning from a 6-foot sinkhole at a Scenery Hill farm. Responders lifted the 1,000-pound horse, named Chautauqua Worms, from the …
Facelift approved for historic La Rose building in GreensburgBy Jacob Tierney
A Greensburg developer plans to turn a historic downtown building into retail space and apartments by next year, and the work is starting with the ...
Higher school taxes prevail in Western Pennsylvania, Trib findsBy Tory N. Parrish and Katherine Schaeffer
About half of the school districts in Western Pennsylvania have raised property taxes to balance their budgets, an issue central to the state budget dispute between Republican legislative leaders and Gov. Tom Wolf. A Tribune-Review sampling of 58 school districts …
Proposal aims to bring slots to Pa. airportsBy Melissa Daniels
Flashing lights, spinning fruit and dinging bells soon could arrive at Pittsburgh International Airport if lawmakers approve a plan to make Pennsylvania the second state to allow slot machines at airports. A proposal by Rep. Nick Kotik of Coraopolis would …