Allegheny

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 ...

Peduto's claim veterans' homeless plight nearing end angers advocates

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has said the city is on the verge of ending homelessness among veterans, but some advocates say the claims are misleading ...

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 with possession ...

Nonprofit director aims to rebuild Hazelwood

Sonya Tilghman wants to put her experience with neighborhood development, affordable housing and banking to work in Hazelwood, where several projects offer hope for a ...

Bicyclists brave the cold on a chilly Pittsburgh day

The first thing Kate McLean does every morning is check the weather. She looks at the chance of rain or snow, and the forecast for the ...

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 ...

Extension of jobless benefits appears unlikely for ATI workers

Mike Priatko expects his role at United Steelworkers Local 1196 in Brackenridge to become more prominent next week. Priatko, 55, of Plum is charged with helping ...

Recycling TVs no easy task in Pennsylvania

Steve Shearson didn't realize how much effort a giveaway would require. For three weeks, the Rostraver resident tried unsuccessfully to recycle a Sony 43-inch, rear-projection TV ...

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. ...

Police make arrest in Carrick drug store robbery

Pittsburgh police on Friday arrested a Carrick man in connection with a January drug-store robbery. Officers found Dominque Charles Arture, 21, in possession of a black ...

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 ...

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 ...

Defendant in slayings of East Liberty sisters seeks delay of trial

Attorneys for a man accused of killing two sisters from East Liberty are seeking another postponement of his trial so they can ask state Superior ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Newsmaker: Gerard P. Cornuéjols

Noteworthy: Cornuéjols has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering for his contributions to the theory, practice and application of integer programming. ...

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 ...

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 ...


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