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 ...

Pittsburgh Zoo to be closed Saturday because of cold weather

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium will not open Saturday due to frigid weather. The National Weather Service predicted a high temperature of about 11 degrees. ...

Ex-Councilman McCullough appeals theft conviction to PA Superior Court

Former Allegheny County Councilman Chuck McCullough is appealing his theft conviction, according to a notice filed Friday. The one-paragraph notice says McCullough, convicted on five counts ...

Passenger traffic climbs at Pittsburgh International Airport

Regional travelers and the airline industry will see a new brand representing Pittsburgh International Airport in the coming months. The Allegheny County Airport Authority on ...

Wilmerding rape suspect caught in Georgia

U.S. Marshals in Georgia on Thursday arrested a Wilmerding man wanted for the alleged rape of a local woman in November. Lawrence Jim Cook, 31, was ...

Seneca Valley math teacher arrested on child pornography charge

Allegheny County investigators began talking to Jonathan Brecht in July about child pornography on his computer hard drive. On Thursday they charged him possession of ...

Temps near, below zero prompt Western Pennsylvania advisory

Temperatures forecast to be near or below zero have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a wind chill advisory in Western Pennsylvania. Friday's high was ...

Banksville woman arrested in connection with 4 robberies

Pittsburgh police have arrested a Banksville woman in connection with a string of robberies in the Banksville Road corridor. Melissa Santoro, 28, held up a ...

Local magistrate to move from Wallace Building, Baldwin-Whitehall leaders say

Baldwin-Whitehall School Board members have given a local magisterial district judge the boot from a school district-owned facility, citing safety concerns. Board members Wednesday voted ...

Police seek witnesses in Plum hit-and-run

Allegheny County Police are seeking the public's help to get information on a hit-and-run in Plum Tuesday evening that left a New Kensington man with ...

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 ...


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