Allegheny

Stand Down Pittsburgh offers 1-stop shop to assist veterans — particularly the homeless

The before and after was remarkable. Before he sat in a barber's chair for the first time in more than a year, Harry Waidler, 51, ...

Experts offer debate dos, don'ts for Clinton, Trump

Monday's presidential debate could draw more viewers than the record-setting 1980 showdown between Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter and help decide who will be the ...

Pennsylvania school districts stock up on life-saving Narcan

Dr. Neil Capretto has treated dozens of teenagers for opioid addiction in recent years. Some told him they used to shoot up before or during school. ...

7 shots fired, 2 teens hit in Highland Park

Two teenagers were shot and wounded on the border of the East Liberty and Highland Park neighborhoods Saturday afternoon. Pittsburgh police responded to the area around ...

Shooting leaves Hill District man critical

A Hill District man was in critical condition Friday after being shot multiple times, Pittsburgh police reported. Police found the 25-year-old victim around 11:30 p.m. on ...

Progress made on Liberty Bridge jacking, but don't expect reopening soon

Crews began jacking the Liberty Bridge late Friday morning to straighten the fire-damaged structure — which looks to remain closed for at least another week, ...

Carrie Furnaces rock with Thrival music festival

The future of Pittsburgh's music scene is being planted on a storied part of the region's past. Thousands of people attended the Thrival Innovation + ...

Keystone Oaks teacher on paid leave while authorities investigate behavior with students

The Keystone Oaks School District in the South Hills has placed a teacher on paid leave because of allegations of "inappropriate behavior" involving high school ...

Actor Sean Astin brings pro-Clinton message to Pittsburgh

Samwise Gamgee is on a new quest to save Middle-earth from a powerful foe. "It's not OK for us in this country, or in this world, ...

Proposed Pittsburgh budgets would increase city police, EMTs, and resurfacing

Pittsburgh will hold the line on taxes while spending more on public safety personnel, street paving and high-tech gadgetry in 2017, according to operating and ...

New Byham Center for Dance opens in Strip District

Dressed in white tutus and wearing wreaths of tiny white flowers in their hair, ballerinas Eden Lewis, 8, of Chartiers City, and Grace Bond, 9, ...

Great Race to block streets, detour buses on Sunday

The annual Richard S. Caliguiri City of Pittsburgh Great Race should make business boom at Commonplace Coffeehouse in Squirrel Hill, but getting to work likely ...

Skunk found in Etna tests positive for rabies, Health Department warns

A skunk struck by a car this week in Etna has tested positive for rabies, prompting the Allegheny County Health Department to urge all county ...

Pittsburgh Public returns normal starts for 4 of 7 schools impacted by Liberty Bridge

Four of seven Pittsburgh Public schools whose start times were adjusted about 25 minutes earlier because of the unexpected closure of the Liberty Bridge will ...

Duquesne University inaugurates Ken Gormley as new president

Ken Gormley kicked off his official start as president of Duquesne University with good news for his employees: They're all getting a 2 percent raise. ...

Liberty Bridge contractor says hydraulic jacks in place, testing to begin

The hydraulic jacks that will be used to straighten and adjust the Liberty Bridge's fire-damaged structure are in place, the bridge project's contractor said Thursday. ...

Medicare Advantage rates shuffle but remain stable for 2017 in Pittsburgh region

Medicare Advantage premiums will remain stable for 2017 in the counties surrounding Pittsburgh, with monthly costs of most plans rising or falling by less than ...

Penn Hills officer recalls finding severed heads, body parts, mangled knives at home

A call to check on the welfare of an elderly Penn Hills couple nine days before Christmas 2014 went from strange to horrifying for police. On ...

Trump vows to 'lift restrictions' on energy industry in Pittsburgh speech

Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump is scheduled to speak this morning to natural gas industry officialss gathered for the annual Shale Insight conference Downtown. Organizers ...

Gateway employee placed on paid leave during investigation of classroom incident

A Gateway School District employee was placed on paid administrative leave following an allegation that the employee violated a district policy regarding boundaries between staff ...


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