Allegheny

Allegheny County health inspectors just as busy as fish-fry kitchens during Lent

Just as a Lenten fish fry at St. Margaret of Scotland School in Green Tree was getting into full swing on a Friday last year, ...

1 dead in wreck on McKnight Road in Ross

A two-vehicle crash left a man dead near the 4700 block of McKnight Road in Ross on Saturday night, an emergency response official said. Another adult ...

Blind street singer's mighty voice commands attention in Oakland

Bill Dorsey steps carefully down Forbes Avenue in Oakland. In his right hand he holds a broomstick, which doubles as a cane. He sweeps it across ...

Scalia remembered as blunt but charming during visit to Pittsburgh

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was not one to put on airs, nor was he keen on sitting a long time for photo opportunities, ...

Runners chase different goals at Cupid's Chase 5K in Pittsburgh

As runners chased golden dreams Saturday at the U.S. Olympic Marathon Trials in Los Angeles, Anna Beck-Lee set her sights on a different feat along ...

Pennsylvania Lottery pays off for state's senior citizens

Darlene Henderson has played the daily Pick 4 off and on since the 1980s, though she hasn't won a substantial jackpot. Her payoff from the ...

Hays bald eagles lay first egg of season

Coming off a loss of their clutch of eggs last year, the Hays bald eagles rallied back, laying their first egg this season late Friday ...

Pittsburgh man in wheelchair missing for a week

Pittsburgh police are searching for Eric Kunkle, who was last seen a week ago leaving a care home in Shadyside. Kunkle, 39, was in a ...

Newsmaker: Elon Denio

Noteworthy: The American Chemical Society honored Denio with the Undergraduate Award in Organic Chemistry, which recognizes college seniors who display a significant aptitude for organic ...

Seneca Valley math teacher arrested on child pornography charge

Allegheny County investigators began talking to Jonathan Brecht in July about child pornography on his computer hard drive. On Thursday, they charged him with possession ...

Ex-Councilman McCullough appeals theft conviction to PA Superior Court

Former Allegheny County Councilman Chuck McCullough is appealing his theft conviction, according to a notice filed Friday. The one-paragraph notice says McCullough, convicted on five counts ...

Peduto's claim veterans' homeless plight nearing end angers advocates

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto has said the city is on the verge of ending homelessness among veterans, but some advocates say the claims are misleading ...

Nonprofit director aims to rebuild Hazelwood

Sonya Tilghman wants to put her experience with neighborhood development, affordable housing and banking to work in Hazelwood, where several projects offer hope for a ...

Bicyclists brave the cold on a chilly Pittsburgh day

The first thing Kate McLean does every morning is check the weather. She looks at the chance of rain or snow, and the forecast for the ...

Passenger traffic climbs at Pittsburgh International Airport

Regional travelers and the airline industry will see a new brand representing Pittsburgh International Airport in the coming months. The Allegheny County Airport Authority on ...

Extension of jobless benefits appears unlikely for ATI workers

Mike Priatko expects his role at United Steelworkers Local 1196 in Brackenridge to become more prominent next week. Priatko, 55, of Plum is charged with helping ...

Recycling TVs no easy task in Pennsylvania

Steve Shearson didn't realize how much effort a giveaway would require. For three weeks, the Rostraver resident tried unsuccessfully to recycle a Sony 43-inch, rear-projection TV ...

Pittsburgh Zoo to be closed Saturday because of cold weather

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium will not open Saturday due to frigid weather. The National Weather Service predicted a high temperature of about 11 degrees. ...

Police make arrest in Carrick drug store robbery

Pittsburgh police on Friday arrested a Carrick man in connection with a January drug-store robbery. Officers found Dominque Charles Arture, 21, in possession of a black ...

Wilmerding rape suspect caught in Georgia

U.S. Marshals in Georgia on Thursday arrested a Wilmerding man wanted for the alleged rape of a local woman in November. Lawrence Jim Cook, 31, was ...


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