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Duquesne associate professor Troup to be president at Geneva College

An associate professor at Duquesne University will become the 20th president of Geneva College, the Beaver County school announced Monday. Calvin Troup, who heads Duquesne's doctoral ...

Defense analyst: Future battles to require heavier arms

After more than a decade of fighting lightly armed, irregular forces in Afghanistan and Iraq, U.S. forces face an increasing likelihood of combating more ...

Monaca company's products sharpen nurse education

Nurses in training used to have two options to practice administering injections: on oranges and each other. Injecting saline into fruit was far from the real ...

Snow expected to roll into Pittsburgh region

A brief respite from winter came to an end Monday evening as snow and lower temperatures rolled into the region. A winter weather advisory was issued ...

Somerset County priest's request for new trial denied

A Somerset County priest convicted of molesting boys at a Honduran orphanage will not receive a new trial. U.S. District Judge Kim R. Gibson issued an ...

Detectives: 4 Beaver County guards hurt when inmate grabs Taser

Detectives say four Beaver County jail guards were hurt when an inmate grabbed one of their Tasers during a struggle. The inmate, 25-year-old Codie Dotterer, ...

Investigators cite contributing factors in Flight 93 memorial fire

A fire that destroyed thousands of artifacts at the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville was made worse by flammable materials, the absence of a ...

1 flown to hospital after Beaver County house fire

A woman was flown to a Pittsburgh hospital after she jumped from the second-story window of a burning home in Beaver County on Sunday morning, ...

Fire reported at Butler County plant

State police are investigating a fire that broke out Saturday morning at a commercial plant in Allegheny Township, in Butler County, officials said. Emergency dispatchers received ...

Man killed in car crash in Slippery Rock

A 23-year-old man died early Saturday after a violent car crash in Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania State Police said. Andrew Chupka, of Butler, was driving a red ...

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 ...

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 ...

Turnpike wreck in Somerset County injures truck driver

The driver of a tractor trailer headed eastbound on the Pennsylvania Turnpike was flown to the hospital Friday night after his truck overturned. State police in ...

Greene County woman accused of being lookout for drugstore robbery

A Greene County woman is accused of being a "lookout person" during a drugstore robbery last month for a man arrested this week in West ...

State police in Uniontown warn of fake IRS phone calls

State police in Uniontown are warning residents of a phone scam in which callers claiming to be with the Internal Revenue Service are telling would-be ...

Leechburg boys basketball team focus of assault probe

Leechburg authorities are investigating reports that high school boys' basketball players assaulted teammates for as long as a decade, the borough police chief said Thursday. Police ...

Cranberry gives final OK to Cochran Automotive for auto body center

Cranberry supervisors on Thursday gave final approval for Cochran Automotive to convert the former ThyssenKrupp copper and brass facility in the township into an autobody ...

Johnstown man held on charges he overdosed on heroin in maternity ward

Police say a Johnstown man overdosed on heroin in the bathroom of a hospital maternity ward. Johnstown police say Lucas Cornelius was in the ward with ...

Fayette County man suspected in pharmacy robberies arrested in West Virginia

A Fayette County man wanted by police in a string of pharmacy robberies in two states was arrested Wednesday night in West Virginia. Joshua Cain Abel, ...


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