Allegheny

Philanthropic publication: Scaife's bequests made him 'most-generous American' in 2015

When late Tribune-Review publisher Dick Scaife left nearly $759 million to two foundations and two art museums, his gifts made him "2015's most-generous American," a ...

Springdale man pleads guilty to aggravated assault for shooting at ex-girlfriend

A Springdale man charged with attempted homicide for shooting at his ex-girlfriend and starting a standoff with police last February pleaded guilty to lesser charges ...

Police: 18-year-old held in Lincoln-Lemington vacant house shooting

An 18-year-old has been jailed on attempted homicide and other charges for allegedly shooting at three construction workers sent to winterize a vacant Pittsburgh home. ...

Former Steeler Brett Keisel to get annual shave for charity

Let the Brett Keisel beard shearing commence. On Thursday, Keisel, a retired Pittsburgh Steelers fan favorite, and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC will host their ...

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 ...

Downtown businesses fear impact of 6-month Smithfield Street closure

Spring is the busiest time of year at Apparel Warehouse on Smithfield Street. The demand for men's suits, ties and shoes almost doubles during March ...

Police chief: Penn Hills student will be charged for assault

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 ...

Snow expected to roll into Pittsburgh region

A brief respite from winter came to an end Monday evening as snow and lower temperatures rolled into the region. A winter weather advisory was issued ...

5 people in Pa. test negative for Zika virus, 14 tests pending

Five Pennsylvania residents have tested negative for the Zika virus, and 14 test results for others are pending, the state Department of Health said Monday. The ...

1 shot in Wilkins apartment building; shooter escapes SWAT team

A gunman who critically wounded one man Monday at a Wilkins apartment building managed to escape before the Allegheny County SWAT team, the county bomb ...

Worker renovating Lincoln-Lemington home shot; SWAT search comes up empty

Pittsburgh police and SWAT teams came up with nothing after they surrounded a vacant house Monday in Lincoln-Lemington where a man shot one of three ...

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 ...

Burglary at Downtown jewelry store nets assortment of pieces, coins, currency

Zone 2 police officers are investigating a burglary at Yuriy's Jewelry Store on Smithfield Street, Downtown that occurred at approximately 9:30 a.m. Monday. The investigation found ...

Duquesne associate professor Troup to be president at Geneva College

An associate professor at Duquesne University will become the 20th president of Geneva College, the Beaver County school announced Monday. Calvin Troup, who heads Duquesne's doctoral ...

Newsmaker: Billy Hartung

Noteworthy: Hartung is executive director of the Center for Theater Arts, a Mt. Lebanon-based nonprofit that recently won the 2015 Reader's Choice Award for Best ...

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 ...


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