Allegheny

Lead pipes in home plumbing a worry in Western Pa.

The water flowing from the tap in Aaron Miller's Green Tree home isn't cloudy or discolored. He can't see lead in the water, but he worries ...

Wexford man arrested on child pornography charges

A Franklin Park man remained in the Allegheny County Jail on Friday morning on charges of possession of child pornography, according to court documents. Jonathan Brecht, ...

Banksville woman arrested in connection with 3 robberies

Pittsburgh police have arrested a Banksville woman in connection with a string of gas station and drug store robberies. Melissa Santoro, 28, twice held up a ...

Refugees can help rebuild Pittsburgh, Peduto tells summit guests

Critics have called Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto a traitor and worse for his stance on wanting to resettle Syrian refugees in the city, but the ...

High court grants resentencings for 4 from Allegheny County serving life in prison

Nine killers — including four from Allegheny County — serving life sentences for slayings they committed as juveniles will be resentenced under a state Supreme ...

Fox Chapel graduate aided in space-time breakthrough

Results confirming one of Einstein's more radical theories about the shape of space-time arrived Oct. 5 to a room full of scientists at Syracuse University. ...

Pleasant Hills parents ask for acts of kindness in memory of their 1st child

Two Baldwin-Whitehall teachers are asking people to do something kind on Friday to honor the memory of their son Logan, whose death saved his mother's ...

Historian to explore little-told success stories of black veterans

Retired Soldiers & Sailors historian John L. Ford Sr. proudly points to notable black veterans such as Gen. Colin Powell and Martin Delany, a one-time ...

SEA seeks grant to fund long-neglected Lower Hill art project

Long-stalled plans for a public art installation outside Consol Energy Center that commemorates Hill District life got a boost Thursday as the city-county Sports & ...

Obama's budget proposal would direct nearly $158 million to Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District

The 2017 budget proposed by President Obama includes $157.9 million in funding for the Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District. The money will go toward improving ...

Man wanted in Wilkins shooting turns himself in

A man accused of shooting and critically wounding his cousin at a Wilkins apartment complex turned himself in Thursday. Timothy Chris Brown, 27, of Wilkins is ...

Death penalty attorneys want Oakland-based company to reveal source code for DNA analysis

Defense attorneys in two death penalty cases want an Oakland-based company to reveal the source code for a program that connected their clients to murders, ...

OneJet names Pittsburgh its 'focus city,' adds non-stop to Hartford

A young and growing airline specializing in corporate jet travel chose Pittsburgh International Airport as its new market for expansion, pledging to bring four more ...

Pittsburgh EMS chief to retire next month

The head of Pittsburgh's Emergency Medical Services will retire next month, marking the end of more than four decades with the city EMS, officials said ...

Jury finds former medical official liable for jail suicide

A former director of medical services at the Allegheny County Jail was deliberately indifferent to the medical needs of a man who committed suicide in ...

Bus overheats in the Hill District, no injuries reported

A Port Authority bus was towed Thursday night when its rear brakes locked up and overheated, agency spokesman Adam Brandolph said. The incident happened just after ...

Former Penn Hills mayor to assume magistrate role after passing test on 2nd try

Former Penn Hills mayor Anthony DeLuca Jr. passed a certification test after the second try, allowing him to serve as an elected district magistrate. ...

Firefighters put down Beechview apartment fire

Firefighters dealt with blustery conditions Thursday as they fought an apartment fire in Beechview. Smoke was pouring from the third story of a four-story apartment building ...

Suspect in East Hills slaying arrested in North Carolina

A suspect wanted in the August slaying of a man in Pittsburgh's East Hills neighborhood has been arrested in North Carolina, authorities said. Deshawn Hall, 23, ...

Carrick man arrested in connection with fatal Stowe beating

Police on Wednesday arrested the third and final suspect in the deadly beating of a man in Stowe over Memorial Day weekend last year. David Poole, ...


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