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Lawsuit: Pittsburgh knew of aggressive police officers but did nothing

A few Pittsburgh police officers habitually escalate confrontations with citizens, use excessive force and then file false criminal charges to justify or cover up their ...

Train crashes at New Jersey station; 1 dead, more than 100 hurt

HOBOKEN, N.J. — A rush-hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday morning, killing ...

30-ton weight limit restored to Liberty Bridge

PennDOT on Thursday restored Liberty Bridge's 30-ton weight limit. Officials made the change three days after the bridge was reopened with a nine-ton weight restriction following ...

Time to get a flu shot, health officials say

Estimates from the past influenza season showed a drop in adults 50 years or older who received flu vaccines, health officials said Thursday during a ...

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Mother of dead infant testifies boyfriend immersed in Internet conspiracy theories

Sheena Alston sobbed on the witness stand as she looked through six photos of her deceased five-week-old daughter and had to say whether she'd caused ...

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Franklin Regional undertakes evaluation of district facilities

Franklin Regional School District officials have hired an architectural firm to conduct a full facilities ...

Valley News Dispatch
Accused Bethel Twp. bomber jailed

A Bethel Township man accused of having two homemade bombs at his home is in ...

Sports
Penguins notebook: Sullivan still pushing Pouliot

Rather than plug a few of the Penguins defensemen who have yet to play this ...

Jaso hits for cycle in Pirates win; Taillon outduels Arrieta in last start of season

When the season blows apart and the playoffs are out of reach, a team has to take its special moments where it can find them. John ...

Pitt nose tackle Jarrett shows off strength, uncanny endurance for 335-pounder

Several days a week during the spring and summer, Pitt nose tackle Tyrique Jarrett was on the practice field or in the weight room with ...

Pitt-West Virginia to renew men's basketball rivalry

Pitt and West Virginia will resume their men's basketball rivalry with a four-game series starting in 2017-18 when the teams square off at Petersen Events ...

Arts and Entertainment
Review: Riveting 'Deepwater Horizon' captivates throughout

We all know how "Deepwater Horizon" ends. When the BP oil rig exploded in the Gulf of Mexico in 2010, 11 people died and millions ...

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ObamaCare: We need to start over

Having fully embraced the increasingly troubled Affordable Care Act, Hillary Clinton is surely hoping health reform remains a side issue this presidential campaign. But recent ...

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