Allegheny

Fourth patient infected during UPMC mold outbreak dies

Che DuVall, one of four patients sickened during last year's mold crisis at UPMC, died in the hospital over the weekend, a family attorney said ...

Beekeepers to discuss how to safeguard colonies at Monroeville seminar

Beekeepers from Pennsylvania and neighboring states will gather in Monroeville to participate in an annual seminar for bee enthusiasts this month. Nearly 400 people attended last ...

Plan calls for Liberty Bridge stormwater to flow into rain garden near Downtown courts building

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation plans to pipe stormwater from the Liberty Bridge into a rain garden near the Pittsburgh Municipal Courts Building as part ...

Home in Pittsburgh's Allentown neighborhood burns

Firefighters are trying to contain heavy flames inside a home in Pittsburgh's Allentown neighborhood. The two-alarm fire was reported about 8:50 p.m. on Lillian Street, ...

Hot cars more deadly for K-9 officers in 2015 than shootings, stabbings

January was an unusually dangerous month for police dogs nationwide. Eight K-9s — including Aren, a Port Authority police K-9 slain Jan. 31 while pursuing a ...

Fire reported at home in Wilkins Township

Firefighters battled smoke and flames Sunday night at a Wilkins home. The fire broke out about 6:30 p.m. on Wallace Avenue, according to an emergency dispatcher. No ...

One person shot in Wilkinsburg apartment

Allegheny County police are investigating a shooting in Wilkinsburg that sent one person to the hospital. The shooting happened about 4:45 p.m. Saturday in a Swissvale ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...


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