Allegheny

Police respond to shooting in Wilkins

Police have converged on on Penn Center Boulevard in Wilkins where there was a reported shooting Monday afternoon. One person reportedly was shot in the abdomen, ...

Police chief: Penn Hills student will be charged for kicking another with cerebral palsy

A Penn Hills student who kicked a student with cerebral palsy to the ground will be charged with assault when authorities identify the assailant, Penn ...

Man shoots at workers renovating Pittsburgh home; SWAT search comes up empty

Police and SWAT teams came up with nothing after they surrounded a vacant home in Pittsburgh's Lincoln-Lemington neighborhood Monday morning, believing a man barricaded himself ...

Snow expected to roll into region Monday evening

The brief respite from winter comes to an end Monday evening, as snow and colder temperatures roll into the region. A winter weather advisory has been ...

Former South Allegheny teacher accused of sexting, touching students sentenced

A former South Allegheny Middle School teacher accused of sexting and inappropriately touching two students will be banned from the Internet and computers for five ...

Northbound lane of Smithfield Street Downtown to close for 6 months

A $5.3 million Forbes Avenue reconstruction will require a sixth-month closure of a parking lane and the northbound travel lane on Smithfield Street in Downtown ...

Fourth patient infected during UPMC mold outbreak dies

Che DuVall, one of four patients who became ill last year during a mold crisis in two UPMC hospitals, died over the weekend, a family ...

Plan calls for Liberty Bridge stormwater to flow into rain garden near Downtown courts building

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation plans to pipe stormwater from the Liberty Bridge into a rain garden near the Pittsburgh Municipal Courts Building as part ...

UPMC promises jobs, revenue from Pleasant Hills hospital

UPMC is telling Pleasant Hills residents who live near a proposed hospital off Route 51 that it intends to make their neighborhood more desirable than ...

Pittsburgh police looking for missing 63-year-old man

Pittsburgh police are searching for a 63-year-old man who has been missing since Wednesday. Michael Williams was last seen near the Allegheny County Jail on Second ...

Hot cars more deadly for K-9 officers in 2015 than shootings, stabbings

January was an unusually dangerous month for police dogs nationwide. Eight K-9s — including Aren, a Port Authority police K-9 slain Jan. 31 while pursuing a ...

Beekeepers to discuss how to safeguard colonies at Monroeville seminar

Beekeepers from Pennsylvania and neighboring states will gather in Monroeville to participate in an annual seminar for bee enthusiasts this month. Nearly 400 people attended last ...

Hulton Bridge steel removal in home stretch

Since the old Hulton Bridge spanning Oakmont and Harmar was imploded, its curved steel trusses, still intact, have been sticking out of the Allegheny River. ...

EQT's ASPIRE scholarships invest in educating future workforce

Christine Cooper isn't looking to the energy sector for a career. But the Oakland Catholic senior and aspiring nurse says she's learned valuable lessons from her ...

Collier dog park delay frustrates donor

A Collier man who donated $5,000 to construct a dog park in the township nearly two years ago is upset that it still isn't open. Township ...

Fire reported at home in Wilkins Township

Firefighters battled smoke and flames Sunday night at a Wilkins home. The fire broke out about 6:30 p.m. on Wallace Avenue, according to an emergency dispatcher. No ...

1 person shot in Wilkinsburg apartment

Allegheny County police are investigating a shooting in Wilkinsburg that sent one person to the hospital. The shooting happened about 4:45 p.m. Saturday in a Swissvale ...

Home in Pittsburgh's Allentown neighborhood burns

Heavy flames swept through a home in Pittsburgh's Allentown neighborhood Sunday. The two-alarm fire was reported about 8:50 p.m. on Lillian Street, an emergency dispatcher ...

Schools, teachers attempt to tackle achievement gap in Western Pennsylvania

Western Pennsylvania's school administrators and teachers are working to improve outcomes for all students in schools that are becoming segregated by race and income. Black ...

Segregation in Pittsburgh-area schools an enduring issue

He didn't think much about it then, but Wyatt Schueler rarely saw a person who was not white during the eight years he attended Catholic ...


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