Top News
News
Runner recalls 'Great' scare

Bruce Cornrich does not remember putting on his running shirt and racing bib, though a photo he found later on his phone proves he did. He ...

Pittsburgh Symphony musicians go on strike; concerts canceled 

Picketing replaced rehearsal and performance at Heinz Hall on Friday as the musicians of the deficit-ridden Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra went on strike for the first ...

Pittsburgh police chief outlines efforts to curb violence Downtown

Pittsburgh Police are employing new tactics to prevent youth violence in the city's central business district, including patrols that team up with coaches and other ...

Artist's work brings interactive paradise to Carnegie Museum of Art

Two people-friendly parrots, dozens of exotic plants and 35 tons of play sand were delivered to the Carnegie Museum of Art in Oakland in recent ...

Editors Picks
Two Western Pennsylvania animal rescue groups to merge

Two Pittsburgh animal shelters will combine next year, creating Western Pennsylvania's largest animal-rescue organization, officials said Friday. The Animal Rescue League and Western Pennsylvania Humane Society ...

Politics
Senators: Some registration deadlines defy federal law

Two Democratic senators say nine states are violating federal law with their mail-in voter registration deadlines for the November election, potentially disenfranchising thousands of people ...

Valley News Dispatch
September warmer than normal in Alle-Kiski Valley

Temperatures in the Alle-Kiski Valley were well above normal for September and meteorologists are predicting ...

Sports
Younger's 3 touchdowns carry No. 1 Central Catholic past No. 2 Pine-Richland

With the lead down to six, Central Catholic's JJ Younger was no longer satisfied with his two touchdowns. "I said, 'All ...

Gorman: At Derry, turnaround thrills Trojans

The losing wore on Tyler Balega to the point that, after Derry went 0-10 his ...

Receiving balance is chief concern for Steelers

The Steelers talked incessantly about achieving offensive balance. They didn't come close to reaching that ...

Penguins winger Wilson finds identity in power, scoring

Scott Wilson first heard his name mentioned in the same breath as Chris Kunitz's by ...

Thundering Herd will be no holiday for Pitt

Marshall coach Doc Holliday knows the odds will be stacked against his team when it ...

Pitt players enjoying 'new energy' in 1st practice under Stallings

The Pitt men's basketball team ran through its first official practice of the 2016-17 season Friday, but the Panthers already had taken big strides beyond ...

Pirates/MLB
Pirates notebook: Pitcher Vogelsong has no plans to retire

ST. LOUIS — Although he has scuffled over the past 41⁄2 weeks, Ryan Vogelsong has no plans to retire after this season. "I'm playing ...

Featured Commentary
Hillary's empty complaint

Whatever happened to "I am woman, hear me roar"? When did Rosie the Riveter's "We can do it!" give way to Hillary the Haranguer's "We ...

Recent stories