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Pittsburgh Police Chief McLay to address Democratic National Convention

Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay will address the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia Tuesday night. He is scheduled to speak shortly after 7 p.m. immediately ...

Pittsburgh recipient marks 35 years with donated liver

When Thomas Burke found out he needed a liver transplant in the early 1980s, he figured it was "no big deal." The conversation began in Pittsburgh ...

Plan to build park across I-579 Downtown gets $19 million boost

Federal officials awarded $19 million in grant money to build a park over Interstate 579, ...

Consol to resume gas drilling in Utica, Marcellus shale

Consol Energy Inc. plans to resume the shale gas drilling it halted last year in the face of low prices. The Cecil-based gas and coal producer ...

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Dump truck driver crashes through FBI Pittsburgh security gate

A man driving a dump truck rammed through a security gate of the FBI Headquarters on the South Side Tuesday, an FBI spokesman said. The driver ...

Pennsylvania halted anonymous nursing home complaints for 3 years, auditors don't know why

HARRISBURG – For three years, the Pennsylvania Department of Health stopped accepting anonymous complaints against nursing homes, a move that was "risking residents' safety," Auditor ...

'These dogs had no chance' prosecutor says at woman's sentencing

The worst part about the four dogs found starved to death in a Pittsburgh Beechview basement wasn't their locked cages, or the bits of fur ...

Clinton bus tour to stop in Pittsburgh on Saturday

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, will stop in Pittsburgh on Saturday as part of a post-convention ...

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Japanese maker of medical scopes withheld warning of infection, reported emails show

Japanese device maker Olympus Corp. made a strategic decision not to warn American hospital systems, including UPMC, about tainted medical scopes in the midst of ...

Politics
After turmoil, Sanders, Michelle Obama, Warren thrill Dem convention

PHILADELPHIA — Seeking to bridge deep Democratic divides, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night as a champion for the same ...

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Volunteer firefighter, 19, dies in Sewickley Township crash

Speed appears to be a contributing factor in the crash that killed a Sewickley Township ...

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Inspection requirements delay home sales in Lower Burrell 

Lower Burrell's new sewer inspection requirements provided an unwelcome surprise for residents trying to sell their homes this summer. Nick Tutolo and Joe Gluvna are two ...

Sports
Quiet confidence drives Pirates rookie Frazier

Mississippi State baseball coach John Cohen held a team meeting toward the end of a 2013 season in which his Bulldogs reached the finals of ...

Despite suspensions, Roethlisberger and company should continue to be prolific

It wasn't long ago the "Fire Todd Haley" debate was raging in Pittsburgh Now there's ...

Previewing the AFC North as training camps open

Baltimore Ravens CAMP OUTLOOK: The Ravens often have been a thorn in the Steelers' side, in part, because they consistently have made the right ...

Gorman: Taillon's timing perfect for Pirates

The fact that the scariest moment of his baseball career turned out to be the luckiest isn't lost on Jameson Taillon. When Taillon took a ...

For Penn State football, mediocrity will not do

CHICAGO — Penn State is one of the top-10 winningest football programs in the country, and mediocrity will only last so long for a fan ...

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Birchmere Ventures founder talks investments, 'Shark Tank' reality

Ned Renzi is on the lookout for the next great idea. Renzi, 50, is a founding partner of Birchmere Ventures. The 20-year-old Strip District-based firm has ...

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Public corruption in Nigeria nothing new

In Nigeria, billions of dollars each year flow illegally from public coffers into private hands. Nigeria's kleptocracy undermines the regime's ability to combat Boko Haram, ...

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