Allegheny

East Liberty tenants ousted amid boom in high-end residential construction

Myrtle Stern is determined to find housing in East Liberty, but time is running out for her and remaining residents of a rent-controlled apartment complex ...

Western PA Humane Society leader resigns amid furor over dog purchase

The head of the Western PA Humane Society resigned her post Friday, dogged over a pure-bred adoption. Joy Braunstein called her decision a "personal choice ...

Wilkinsburg man surrenders in case of emaciated dog

Pittsburgh police on Friday arrested a man in connection with the discovery of an emaciated dog. A neighbor initially snapped a photo of the dog, now ...

McCullough can remain free while courts consider his appeals

For a long minute or two, Common Pleas Judge David Cashman's courtroom was silent as the judge pondered whether former Allegheny County Councilman Chuck McCullough ...

Flu cases on rise, but still far below normal, hospitals say

A slumbering cold and flu season may be awakening in Western Pennsylvania, where reports of the common winter sicknesses increased in the last two weeks. Unusually ...

Heroin remains No. 1 factor in 246 deaths in Allegheny County

County medical officials are once more warning the public about the dangers of opiate addiction and overdoses, citing 246 opioid-related fatalities in Allegheny County in ...

UPMC agrees to tentative settlement in long-running antitrust case

UPMC has tentatively agreed to pay $12.5 million to settle its involvement in a long-running antitrust lawsuit, according to court documents filed Friday. Cole's Wexford Hotel ...

Giant Eagle issues recall of Japanese breaded cod fillets

Giant Eagle is voluntarily recalling its brand of Japanese breaded cod fillets because the package omitted soy, an allergen, from the ingredients list. The product is ...

Police seek suspects in robbery of Downtown jewelry store

Pittsburgh police are asking the public to help them identify two suspected jewel thieves. Zone 2 officers released a 12-second surveillance camera clip showing two ...

Cars set ablaze at South Side Slopes business

Seven vehicles burned at an auto shop in South Side Slopes early Friday morning, according to police. An officer on patrol on Josephine Street initially noticed ...

Vehicular homicide charge against Fawn woman held for court

The exact cause of a Harrison man's death could be key to the defense of the woman charged with killing him. Rachel Rebecca Bailie, 25, of ...

Portion of Greentree Road in Pittsburgh closed by landslide

A landslide has closed Greentree Road between Ridgemont Drive and Woodville Avenue in the Pittsburgh neighborhoods of Westwood, Ridgemont and West End until further notice, ...

Group's alternative municipal-building plan gets public hearing in Penn Hills

Penn Hills leaders and a residents' group will meet this month to discuss proposed plans for a new municipal building. The public hearing, for which members ...

Newsmaker: James E. Taylor

Noteworthy: Taylor has been named the chief diversity and inclusion officer at UPMC, replacing Candi Castleberry-Singleton, who was the first person to hold the position. ...

Hundreds of police officers gather in Pittsburgh to honor slain K-9

Under gray skies and lowered flags, hundreds of law enforcement officers — many flanked by their K-9 partners — gathered in the cold Thursday morning ...

Zappala releases details about fatal K-9 encounter

Port Authority police officers fired a dozen shots at Bruce Kelley Jr. in the moments after he fatally stabbed one officer's K-9 partner, Aren, on ...

Market jitters batter Pittsburgh's pension fund

The invested portion of Pittsburgh's employee pension funds lost $16 million last year — the worst market performance in five years — but the overall ...

Excessive force charges to be re-filed against Pittsburgh police officer

District Attorney Stephen A. Zappala Jr. said his office will re-file charges against a Pittsburgh police officer accused of using excessive force to arrest a ...

Retired FBI agent considered shoo-in to head Pittsburgh's Department of Public Safety

Pittsburgh City Council members spent three hours Thursday questioning retired FBI Agent Wendell Hissrich and said later they will confirm him as the city's public ...

Western Pa. schools' computer science programs garner White House praise

Four Western Pennsylvania school districts and the Allegheny Intermediate Unit drew White House recognition for committing to innovative computer science programs. President Obama discussed a ...


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