Allegheny

Wolf takes budget plan on road: 1st stop, Clairton

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf on Wednesday responded to the state GOP's criticism of his budget proposal for next year and the party's accusation that he ...

Pittsburgh police sergeant accused of using excessive force set to be fired

Pittsburgh's police chief is firing a police sergeant accused of using excessive force when he punched a teen during an arrest caught on video at ...

New housing found for all but 9 forced out of East Liberty apartments

Pittsburgh has yet to find new housing for nine residents — down from a total 115 — of a rent-controlled East Liberty apartment building before ...

Winter weather advisory extended through Thursday

The cold and snowy weather is here to stay. The Pittsburgh office of the National Weather Service has extended the winter weather advisory through Thursday morning ...

Shaler domestic violence shelter drops lawsuit against Allegheny County

A North Hills domestic violence shelter is dropping the lawsuit it lodged against Allegheny County's Department of Human Services over a dispute that jeopardized half ...

Woman robs pizza shop and gas station, demands cash and cigarettes

Armed robbery can be stressful: a woman who robbed a Dormont pizza shop and a Banksville gas station within 15 minutes Tuesday night, demanded a ...

Carrick man indicted in fatal overdose

A federal grand jury on Tuesday indicted a Carrick man on charges of dealing a mixture of heroin and fentanyl that killed one person and ...

Judge stays own order on Trib financials

The Tribune-Review's parent company on Wednesday won a temporary reprieve from a court order requiring it to give 24 years of financial information to the ...

C-17 squadron for 911th Airlift Wing included in Obama's budget

The Air Force is requesting $85 million to establish Moon's 911th Airlift Wing as the home of a new C-17 squadron in a move that ...

Expanded plans for apartment building raises concerns in Oakland

A Texas developer has expanded plans for an Oakland apartment building geared toward college students, raising concern among some neighborhood residents. Austin-based Campus Advantage received ...

Pittsburgh City Council considers giving park rangers OK to issue citations

Pittsburgh park rangers would be ambassadors with the ability to issue citations under legislation that City Council is considering. But Councilman Corey O'Connor and Department ...

UPMC to use genetic tests in heart patient regimen

One of the most common treatments to open clogged arteries is getting a high-tech enhancement at UPMC. Heart disease patients implanted with coronary stents will ...

Western Pennsylvania jumping with fish fries — check out the Trib's map

Friday fish fry events during Lent are expected to draw thousands of hungry customers from across Western Pennsylvania starting this week. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday ...

Teen charged in attack on Penn Hills student with cerebral palsy

Penn Hills police Tuesday charged a teen in the assault of a student with cerebral palsy, but the victim's mother said her son continues to ...

Trib parent company seeks confidentiality order on financials

The Tribune-Review's parent company asked an Allegheny County judge to issue a confidentiality order protecting "highly sensitive" financial information and "trade secrets" from disclosure, according ...

Pa. to chip in $3M a year for transfer of Wilkinsburg students

The Pennsylvania Department of Education will contribute $3 million annually to help cover costs associated with moving students from Wilkinsburg into one of Pittsburgh's lowest-performing ...

18-year-old charged with firing on workers at Lincoln-Lemington home, wounding 1

Police on Monday arrested an 18-year-old on charges he allegedly shot at three construction workers sent to winterize a vacant home in Lincoln-Lemington. Police haven't ...

Woman robs Dormont pizzeria, police seeking tips

Police are searching for a woman who robbed a Dormont pizzeria Tuesday night. The robbery happened about 8 p.m. at Jet's Pizza on Dormont Avenue, borough ...

Robber makes off with pizza and wings in Knoxville

Pittsburgh police are investigating a pizza delivery robbery in Knoxville. A delivery driver told police he was robbed about 5:35 p.m. Tuesday on Alice Street, Public ...

Pittsburgh City Council confirms new public safety director

Pittsburgh City Council on Tuesday unanimously confirmed retired FBI agent Wendell Hissrich as the city's public safety director. Hissrich, 53, a Forest Hills native and ...


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