Allegheny

Teen left in limbo by FDA inaction on muscular dystrophy treatment

By now, Billy Ellsworth shouldn't be walking, but he is. The 15-year-old Coraopolis boy has Duchenne muscular dystrophy, a rare genetic disorder that starves muscles of ...

Police investigating shooting death of Oakmont man

A man was shot and killed Sunday during a home invasion in Oakmont, according to Allegheny County police Superintendent Coleman McDonough. Brandon Turowski, 27, of Oakmont ...

Person with BB gun touches off scare at Pittsburgh hospital

A person with a BB gun touched off a brief scare at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC Saturday night. University of Pittsburgh police arrested Alex Lee Randolph, ...

Man critical after being shot in Pittsburgh's Allentown neighborhood

A 34-year-old man is in critical condition after he was shot in Pittsburgh's Allentown neighborhood early Sunday morning. Police were called to a residence on Walter ...

Questions about 2013 killing raised during probe of Wilkinsburg attack

LaMont "Murder" Powell survived the Wilkinsburg massacre in which five adults and an unborn baby were killed, but he faces an investigation into his alleged ...

New priests, deacons add to Catholic parishes in Pittsburgh diocese

The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh ordained three men as priests and three as deacons Saturday, two weeks after announcing mergers involving 10 parishes that share ...

Project prints prosthetic hands for kids in need

Kyle Gramling's favorite place in Pittsburgh growing up was the Carnegie Science Center. The Peters native said despite not fully understanding everything he saw there, he ...

Trib columnist Heyl, photographer Russell win in national competitions

Two Tribune-Review journalists won first-place awards in national competitions. Metro columnist Eric Heyl was named best columnist in the humor category among U.S. newspapers with a ...

Carrick KFC robbed

The Kentucky Fried Chicken in the Carrick section of Pittsburgh was robbed at gunpoint Saturday night. Three black males, two with guns, entered the restaurant in ...

2 shot in Mt. Washington

Two people were shot in Mt. Washington on Saturday night, including a 15-year-old boy. Pittsburgh Public Safety spokesman Sonya Toler said police found a 19-year-old man ...

Patrons flock to renovated Knoxville branch of Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh's newly renovated Knoxville branch has attracted more visitors since reopening Monday — more than 7,100 — than it did in all ...

Newsmaker: Lisa Coyne

Lisa Coyne Noteworthy: The Ashbrook Center at Ashland University in Ohio awarded Coyne, a teacher at St. Edmund's Academy in Squirrel Hill, a Buchwald ...

SWAT responds but no one hurt in Arlington shooting

Seven SWAT officers and a police dog were called to Clover Street in Arlington on Saturday to find and apprehend a man who shot at ...

Shots fired, man hit in Fineview

Pittsburgh police are searching for three men who were shooting at each other in Fineview. The investigation stems from the shooting of an 18-year-old man on ...

Pittsburgh cultural groups focused on increased arts accessibility

For Amanda Nagy, enjoying a high-octane arts performance gets tricky. The 13-year-old girl from West Mifflin has impaired hearing and autism spectrum disorder, so she wears ...

Port Authority of Allegheny County considers adding electric buses

Many of the aging, exhaust-spewing buses operated by the Port Authority of Allegheny County are being swapped out for new, more environmentally friendly rides. But even ...

Gun theft investigation may yield link to Wilkinsburg massacre

With the two weapons believed used in the Wilkins­burg massacre still missing, authorities are trying to determine whether a pistol stolen in Fayette County ...

Political watchers look for clues to November election in Brexit vote

The United Kingdom's historic vote to leave the European Union amid a wave of populist anger, nationalism and concerns about immigration could be a harbinger ...

Homicide charges filed in death of 8-year-old boy

Police on Friday charged a North Braddock man with homicide in the death of an 8-year-old boy rushed to the hospital earlier this week with ...

Penn Avenue, Butler Street to be open to pedestrians from Downtown to Lawrenceville on Sunday

Penn Avenue and Butler Street will close from Downtown to Lawrenceville on Sunday as Bike Pittsburgh rolls out this year's second Open Streets event. Visitors are ...


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