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Pittsburgh police chief McLay to answer questions about convention speech

Pittsburgh police Chief Cameron McLay plans to address questions Wednesday afternoon regarding his remarks at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night, officials said. McLay will ...

Groups gather in Monroeville to address law-enforcement/community divide

Local clergy met on Sunday in Monroeville with law enforcement and citizens from Monroeville and neighboring towns to begin a discussion of the divisions between ...

RIDC fills in city on plans for former Hazelwood mill site

The Regional Industrial Development Corp. of Southwestern Pennsylvania is planning a three-phase process to develop a "building within a building" at a former Hazelwood steel ...

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Murrysville school stabbing trial delayed until at least October

The attempted murder trial of the former Franklin Regional High School student accused of stabbing ...

Judge: Reagan shooter can leave hospital to live in Virginia

WASHINGTON — The man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan will be allowed to leave a Washington mental hospital and live full-time in Virginia, ...

Man shot in face while driving in Homewood North

A man shot in the face Tuesday night in Pittsburgh's Homewood North neighborhood remains in stable condition Wednesday morning, according to police. The 58-year-old man was ...

2 shot during Allegheny Center home invasion

Three gunmen forced their way into a home in Allegheny Center early Wednesday where at least six people— including a toddler — were inside, according ...

Former Utz potato chip exec pleads guilty to $1.4M fraud

HARRISBURG — A former executive with a Pennsylvania potato chip and snack food company has pleaded guilty to defrauding the company out of roughly $1.4 ...

Politics
Clinton wins historic nomination, says glass ceiling cracked

PHILADELPHIA — Taking on the role of devoted political spouse, former President Bill Clinton declared his wife Hillary Clinton an impassioned "change-maker" as he served ...

Westmoreland
Jeannette considers future of 20 vacant properties held by late owner's estate

Jeannette officials are examining ways to gain control of 20 vacant properties owned by the late Frank Trigona while the parcels are entangled in Westmoreland ...

Valley News Dispatch
Springdale football team offers encouragement, thank-you gifts to police

Carrie Appollonia was pleased to see members of the Springdale Dynamos varsity football team sharing a light-hearted moment with Springdale Township police Tuesday. Chief Mike Naviglia ...

Sports
Liriano takes step back in loss to Mariners 

After taking four steps forward in July, Francisco Liriano took a step — a large ...

Rossi: Timing right for Polanco to fill void

It's not a rule. Doesn't always happen, either. Sometimes, though, a legend's exit is almost ...

Steelers defense trying to match same high level as prolific offense

Long the hallmark of the Steelers franchise, defense has taken a backseat in recent years ...

Ex-coach Dixon defends his offensive system at Pitt

Former Pitt coach Jamie Dixon said he understands why forward Michael Young, the Panthers' leading ...

Pitt men's basketball ready for lineup rarity

The last two times Pitt featured as many as three seniors in its starting lineup, ...

Big Ten notebook: Penn State AD says opposing programs lying to recruits

CHICAGO — Penn State athletic director Sandy Barbour said opposing programs are lying to recruits by telling them the Nittany Lions could be put on ...

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NFL notebook: Cowboys' Gregory returns to drug rehab

Cowboys defensive end Randy Gregory has failed another drug test, per multiple sources, and may not play at all in 2016. Gregory was already ...

Arts and Entertainment
CMU alum Heder's film 'Tallulah' to debut on Netflix

No child left behind? Tally one for "Tallulah." A new Netflix film to begin streaming July 29, "Tallulah" focuses on a young woman (Ellen Page) who ...

Lifestyles
Brazil's national cocktail poised for Olympic exposure

It's tempting to call cachaça (pronounced ka-SHAH-sah) a Brazilian rum and think of the caipirinha as another muddled tropical cocktail. The upcoming Olympics in Rio ...

Featured Commentary
Will Putin get a Pulitzer?

Waving off the clerics who had come to administer last rites, Voltaire said: "All my life I have ever made but one prayer to God, ...

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