Allegheny

Democratic VP nominee Kaine to campaign Thursday in Pittsburgh

PHILADELPHIA — Democratic vice presidential nominee Tim Kaine will campaign in Pennsylvania for two days following Tuesday's vice presidential debate. Officials said Kaine would campaign "across ...

Police seek East Liberty pizza shop robber

A masked man robbed a Domino's pizza shop at gunpoint in Pittsburgh's East Liberty neighborhood Friday night, according to police. The man walked into the Sheridan ...

Forest Hills man, 24, sought in attempted kidnapping

Police are looking for a Forest Hills man who they say was involved in an attempted kidnapping in South Fayette on Friday night. The investigation started ...

Runner recalls 'Great' scare

Bruce Cornrich does not remember putting on his running shirt and racing bib, though a photo he found later on his phone proves he did. He ...

Pittsburgh police chief outlines efforts to curb violence Downtown

Pittsburgh Police are employing new tactics to prevent youth violence in the city's central business district, including patrols that team up with coaches and other ...

2 events to host Civil Rights leader

A Sewickley arts center will team with a Downtown museum to bring a longtime Georgia congressman to the area Oct. 8 to discuss his role ...

Rivers Casino announces $3.1 million contribution for Consol Energy Center construction expenses

It just keeps going and going. The Rivers Casino and Sports & Exhibition Authority of Pittsburgh and Allegheny County on Friday announced the casino's latest contribution ...

Moon-based Army Reserve unit to begin year-long deployment

About 250 soldiers from the Moon-based 316th Sustainment Command (Expeditionary) are deploying to Kuwait to support the military's operations in the region. The Army Reserve unit ...

PennDOT announces ramp closings starting Monday along Route 65

Three ramps along Route 65, starting Monday, will be closed for a $25.2 million improvement project, and PennDOT officials have asked motorists "to observe safe ...

One fatality confirmed in Pitcairn house fire

Flames and smoke Friday beat back several passersby and a police officer who tried to enter a burning Pitcairn home where a body was discovered ...

Methamphetamine ingredients removed from Marshall home, police say

Authorities removed ingredients used to make methamphetamine from a home in Marshall on Friday afternoon. Officers from the Northern Regional Police went to a home along ...

Two Western Pennsylvania animal rescue groups to merge

Two Pittsburgh animal shelters will combine next year, creating Western Pennsylvania's largest animal-rescue organization, officials said Friday. The Animal Rescue League and Western Pennsylvania Humane Society ...

Regatta to close Allegheny Saturday, Sunday to boat traffic between 40th Street Bridge and Point State Park

The Allegheny River will close to boat traffic between 40th Street Bridge and Point State Park while hundreds of rowers compete in the Head of ...

Three die in two crashes early Friday in Allegheny County

Two separate vehicle crashes left three people dead in Allegheny County early Friday, police said. A Monroeville man was killed about 12:50 a.m. when he struck ...

Sparks fly at CCAC's midnight welding course

It's midnight, and class is in session. Blinding flashes project silhouettes against the heavy, rubber-strip curtains of the welding bays. Grinders scatter sparks across the concrete floor. Metal ...

Lawsuit: Pittsburgh knew of aggressive police officers but did nothing

A few Pittsburgh police officers habitually escalate confrontations with citizens, use excessive force on them and then file false criminal charges to justify or cover ...

Review illuminates homicides in Allegheny County

They are black men, they're under 30, they have arrest records and they make up a disproportionate number of homicide victims across Allegheny County, according ...

Report: 14 drinking fountains in Pittsburgh schools tested positive for elevated lead levels

Fourteen drinking fountains at Pittsburgh Public Schools tested positive for elevated levels of lead, according to a report the district released Thursday about the lead ...

Three-alarm fire reported in Homestead

Firefighters battled a three-alarm fire Thursday night at a house in Homestead. The fire broke out about 10:25 p.m. on East 14th Avenue, according to an ...

Time to get a flu shot, health officials say

Health officials are concerned by a seasonal decrease in flu vaccinations — especially among older people — and want people to take advantage of a ...


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