Allegheny

Vengeance fueled men charged in Wilkinsburg massacre, police say

Cheron "C-Wiz" Shelton raised a semi-automatic rifle from the shadows between two Wilkinsburg houses and fired at terrified people fleeing toward him March 9, ...

Homicide charges filed in death of 8-year-old boy

Police on Friday charged a North Braddock man with homicide in the death of an 8-year-old boy rushed to the hospital earlier this week with ...

Penn Avenue, Butler Street to be open to pedestrians from Downtown to Lawrenceville on Sunday

Penn Avenue and Butler Street will close from Downtown to Lawrenceville on Sunday as Bike Pittsburgh rolls out this year's second Open Streets event. Visitors are ...

Construction ahead for roads, tunnels bridges

A number of roads, tunnels and bridges in Allegheny County will be restricted this weekend and beyond. Some restrictions started Friday, while others will begin ...

Penn Hills drug dealer for Tuscon-based ring gets 10 years in prison

A Penn Hills man will spend 10 years in prison for acting as the primary distributor for a local cocaine ring supplied out of Tuscon, ...

Brentwood man to be tried for homicide despite 'castle doctrine' defense

The man accused of shooting two people in Brentwood in May, killing one, will go on trial despite his attorney's efforts to persuade a judge ...

Main Street Now conference coming to Pittsburgh in 2017

About 1,500 professionals will head to Pittsburgh in 2017 to attend an annual conference that focuses on revitalizing distressed downtown areas, officials said Friday. The ...

University of Pittsburgh to build 'innovation hub'

The former site of a music venue that for decades played host to ground-breaking performances from acts ranging from John Philip Sousa to Queen Latifah ...

Arrest made in shooting of 2 people in Monroeville

A Penn Hills man was arrested Friday morning as a suspect in a daylight shooting near Monroeville Mall on Tuesday. Allegheny County police said Brian Hart, ...

Two people charged in death of East Pittsburgh woman

Police arrested a 19-year-old woman on homicide charges Friday after finding the body of a woman stabbed to death in an East Pittsburgh home. Catherine Grier, ...

Family, friends of Wilkinsburg victims hope for closure with arrests

Eric Powell did not expect Thursday to start with a pre-dawn phone call from police, but he was glad it did. "For a while, I thought ...

Residents living in history as Pittsburgh preps for bicentennial

David Majka and Connie Eads are stewards of Pittsburgh's past. Their Westwood home, built in 1790 and expanded in 1840, is one of only five ...

8-year-old boy who suffered head injuries allegedly inflicted by North Braddock man dies

An 8-year-old boy who was hospitalized Monday with severe head injuries that police say were inflicted by a North Braddock man has died. JonMarquis Stepich was ...

Ross delays vote regarding proposed Buckhill Road townhouses

The Ross planning commission on Thursday put off a vote for at least a month on whether to approve construction of townhouses along Buckhill Road ...

Larimer man pleads to conspiracy to commit murder, avoids life sentence

A Larimer man pleaded guilty Thursday to conspiracy to commit third-degree murder and avoided the possibility of a life sentence without parole for his role ...

Muslim community hosting interfaith Ramadan event in Wilkinsburg

Members of the Muslim, Christian, Sikh and Hindu communities will gather Saturday in Wilkinsburg for an event designed to foster harmony and understanding among each ...

Participant in college entrance fraud ring sentenced to probation

A Chinese national who participated in a college entrance exam fraud was sentenced Thursday in federal court in Pittsburgh to one year of probation and ...

Police respond to threat of violence at St. Clair Hospital

St. Clair Hospital in Mt. Lebanon posted police at facility entrances Thursday afternoon out of an "abundance of caution" related to a possible domestic dispute, ...

Allegheny County girls finish 1-2 in national marbles tournament

For the last two years, Allegheny County, a marble powerhouse, failed to produce a national marbles champion, but this year, two Pittsburgh girls made sure ...

Giggles owner pleads guilty to selling drug paraphernalia, counterfeit sports apparel

An Indiana Township man admitted in federal court Thursday that he sold drug paraphernalia and counterfeit sports merchandise. Akhil Mishra, 72, pleaded guilty to conspiring to ...


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