Allegheny

Pittsburgh jury needs 2nd day to decide penalty for man who killed sisters

A jury needs a second day to decide whether Allen Wade will get the death penalty or serve life in prison without parole for the ...

Target, facing lawsuit, sues 3 who saved teen stabbed at Pittsburgh store

Allison Meadows and her family blame Target Corp. for failing to provide enough security to stop a homeless man from stabbing her in its store ...

Police seeking help in death of man in Brookline

Pittsburgh police are asking the public for help as they investigate the death of a man found injured behind a row of businesses in Brookline. Police ...

Pitt administrator named editor-in-chief of prestigious Science magazine

The University of Pittsburgh's Jeremy Berg, an associate senior vice chancellor and chemist, has been named the new editor-in-chief of the prestigious Science magazine and ...

LCB grants 6-pack licenses to 2 Western Pa. gas stations

Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board members unanimously granted nine licenses to sell six-packs of beer and other malt beverages to businesses that also sell gasoline at ...

Westwood convenience store robbed by man in wrestling mask

A man wearing a yellow wrestling mask robbed a convenience store in Pittsburgh's Westwood neighborhood Tuesday night. The robbery happened about 11:45 p.m. at the 7-Eleven ...

No customer or employee info compromised, Port Authority says of malware attack

A malware attack on the Port Authority's computer system did not compromise any sensitive information of riders or employees, the public transportation agency announced Wednesday ...

Judge: American wed to Idi Amin's granddaughter stays jailed

An American deported from Uganda and charged in a massive counterfeiting scheme in that African nation is a "real and major flight risk" and will ...

Man killed in Crafton Heights home invasion

Pittsburgh police on Wednesday continued to investigate a shooting in Crafton Heights that left one man dead. Two people broke into the victim's home Tuesday night ...

Shooting sends man to Mercy for treatment

A 25-year-old man was shot early Wednesday in the Strip District, police said. The victim, of Pittsburgh's Perry South neighborhood, was found shot multiple times about ...

Plum superintendent offered paid leave

Plum school board on Tuesday night "offered" to put Superintendent Timothy Glasspool on paid leave as it investigates the findings of a grand jury report. Solicitor ...

Family of sisters murdered in Pittsburgh says grief is 'almost unbearable'

Susan and Sarah Wolfe were the "little girls" of their large, accomplished Iowa family, yet their presence and support meant so much to loved ones, ...

Pittsburgh to expand park ranger program

Pittsburgh plans to expand its park ranger program with a $700,000 grant from the Richard King Mellon Foundation. The grant will pay for 16 local ...

Proposed legislation offers incentives to living organ donors in Pa.

A Pennsylvania lawmaker plans to introduce legislation this week that would allow pilot programs to give non-cash rewards to people who donate a kidney or ...

These clowns aren't happy about Pittsburgh's proposed circus act ban

Pittsburgh City Council on Tuesday resembled a three-ring circus. More than 100 people crammed into a public hearing to argue for and against proposed legislation that ...

Pittsburgh files for $50M transportation grant in Smart City Challenge

After months of fine-tuning, Pittsburgh filed its application Tuesday for a $50 million federal transportation grant. It is among seven finalists in the Smart City Challenge. ...

Wilkinsburg students get to know future classmates at Westinghouse Academy

Taiwan Brewer, 14, focused on the egg on his spoon. Without looking up, he slowly walked about 15 feet to an orange cone and turned. ...

4th-graders learn story of Flight 93 as part of national pilot program

Gregory Zaborowski imparted a history lesson Tuesday as he guided fourth-grade students through the Flight 93 National Memorial in Somerset County. Zaborowski, the memorial's education specialist, ...

Boy, 15, shot in arm in West Mifflin

A 15-year-old boy was shot in the arm Tuesday in West Mifflin. The shooting happened about 3 p.m. near Midway Drive, Allegheny County spokeswoman Amie Downs ...

Fire marshals called to Penn Hills house

Fire marshals from Penn Hills and Allegheny County were called to the scene of a house fire on Old Coal Hollow Road in Penn Hills, ...


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