Allegheny

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 ...

Carnegie Mellon University to expand enrollment in business, computer science programs

Carnegie Mellon University will add 45 seats in the school's highly competitive undergraduate computer science program this fall as it begins an overall expansion of ...

Video shows apparent attack on Penn Hills student with cerebral palsy

Penn Hills School District administrators are investigating an apparent attack on a student with cerebral palsy, video of which has spread on social media. The video ...

Trib photojournalists capture top awards

Trib photojournalist Guy Wathen swept first through third places as well as an honorable mention in the daily multimedia video category of the National Press ...

Hearing on proposed UPMC hospital in Pleasant Hills postponed

The Pleasant Hills Zoning Hearing Board has postponed a Tuesday hearing about a proposed UPMC hospital at the request of UPMC, board solicitor Russell Lucas ...

Pitt police investigating report of sexual assault

University of Pittsburgh police are investigating a report of a sexual assault, the department said. A woman told police that a heavyset black man in his ...

Minor fire reported at Robinson IKEA

Firefighters responded to a one-alarm fire at an IKEA store in Robinson, the Allegheny County dispatch center said. The fire, in the store's kitchen, was called ...

Missing Homewood girl found safe

A missing Homewood girl was found safe in Wilkinsburg on Saturday, Pittsburgh police said. Jayla Johnson, 12, did not return home from school Friday afternoon. The Pittsburgh ...

Newsmaker: Audrey Murrell

Noteworthy: Murrell was appointed director of the David Berg Center for Ethics and Leadership at the University of Pittsburgh. Age: 55 Residence: Manchester Family: ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...


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