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Cruz exits GOP primary after Indiana loss to Trump; Sanders ekes out win

INDIANAPOLIS — In a stunning triumph for a political outsider, Donald Trump all but clinched the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday with a resounding victory in ...

Zika fears threaten to cancel Pirates' Puerto Rico trip

There were signs on Tuesday that the two-game baseball series between the Pirates and the Miami Marlins scheduled to be played this month in San ...

Hiring Our Heroes job fair brings big veteran turnout to PNC Park

Paul Goldsmith served his country, working on a mechanic crew and maintenance detail in an Army field artillery group. On Tuesday, he used his status ...

Pittsburgh police chief apologizes to officers for lack of marathon plans

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto on Tuesday said he has full confidence in his police chief despite department gaffes that triggered grousing among the ranks. ...

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Bicyclists hit by SUV, hospitalized

Two bicyclists were injured after being hit by a SUV in Pittsburgh's Garfield neighborhood late Tuesday night. An Allegheny County emergency dispatcher said the incident was ...

Trump, Clinton all but certain to face off in fall campaign

INDIANAPOLIS — Once dismissed as a fringe contender, businessman Donald Trump now is all but certain to lead the Republican Party into the fall presidential ...

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Series of mistakes lead to Cruz's Indiana pummeling

Ted Cruz's exit from the presidential race Tuesday evening followed a miserable week of unforced errors, and it propelled billionaire businessman Donald Trump to the ...

Allegheny
Police identify second suspect in Wilkinsburg massacre

A motion by Allegheny County prosecutors to move a hearing in a drug case for security reasons indicates police now have two suspects in the ...

Westmoreland
Westmoreland district courts 1st in Pa. to offer treatment in lieu of punishment in drug cases

Drug treatment is taking the place of potential jail time as district judges try a new approach to address the growing problem of substance abuse ...

Valley News Dispatch
Armed child puts Leechburg Area security policies in spotlight

Leechburg Area School District students were checked with metal detection wands when they returned to school four days after a student was found with a ...

Sports
Starkey: Lots of blame for Pens-Caps debauchery

Who's next? Whose turn is it to get his brain bashed in as this back-and-forth ...

Penguins' Letang suspended 1 game for Johansson hit 

The Penguins will head into Game 4 of a second-round series against the Washington Capitals on Wednesday night without perhaps their most indispensable player. Defenseman Kris ...

Arrieta flummoxes Pirates again as Cubs cruise to victory

Tuesday's game against the Cubs looked and sounded like Jake Arrieta's previous appearance in ...

Penguins goaltender Fleury waiting for a chance to see game action

After Tuesday's optional practice at UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, reporters reminded Marc-Andre Fleury of his role as the Penguins' franchise goaltender for the past decade-plus. ...

Spieth talks Masters collapse during area visit, prepares to play Oakmont for 1st time

Nearly a month has passed since Jordan Spieth surrendered his Masters lead in dramatic fashion during the tournament's final round. On Tuesday, he was officially ...

Penguins/NHL
Notebook: Olympic official concerned NHL players will skip 2018 Winter Games

The head of hockey's international body said there is a strong possibility NHL players won't be competing at the next Winter Olympics. International Ice Hockey Federation ...

Arts and Entertainment
PBT dancers to premiere new works at Seton Hill

As part of its Greensburg outreach series, the Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre will present "Millennial Movement: 3 World Premiere Works by PBT Dancers" on May 7 ...

Lifestyles
Hot Browns inspired by hungry Jazz Age revelers

That luscious, taste-bud-tantalizing dish — the now legendary Hot Brown — arose in the Jazz Age. That was when jazz babies danced into the wee ...

Business Headlines
Allegheny Health Network reports $17.8 million loss

Allegheny Health Network reported an operating loss of $17.8 million for the first three months of 2016, about $12.5 million more than the health system predicted ...

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Why adultery shouldn't be illegal

One of the curiosities of America's current presidential campaign is that the Republican front-runner is a self-confessed serial adulterer. Yet few conservative voters seem to ...

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