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Plum students protest orders to keep mum about sex cases

By Megan Guza and Karen Zapf 3:07 p.m.
About two dozen students gathered outside Plum High School on Monday morning to protest recent actions by the district and local police. Administrators and police …

Whitehall man sentenced to time served for domestic assault of top prosecutor

By Adam Brandolph 2:00 p.m.
The two days a Downtown bar owner spent in jail for assaulting his girlfriend, a top homicide case prosecutor in Allegheny County, is enough to …

McKees Rocks council president arrested after SWAT standoff

By The Associated Press 12:46 p.m.
Police say the McKees Rocks council president engaged a SWAT team in a six-hour standoff after threatening his son with a bat and barricading himself …

State AG Kane jumps in UPMC-Highmark dispute

By Adam Smeltz 3:06 p.m.
Attorney General Kathleen Kane is trying to force rivals Highmark Inc. and UPMC into binding arbitration to solve several disputes, including whether Highmark’s Medicare Advantage customers can retain in-network access to UPMC in 2016. Kane’s office on Monday filed a …

Police arrest 2 after shots fired in North Side

By Tony Raap
Pittsburgh police arrested two people Sunday after receiving a report of shots fired in the North Side. The shots were fired about 8:20 p.m. near East Jefferson Street in the Mexican War Streets, Public Safety spokeswoman Sonya Toler said. Two …

Woman shot in knee in Hazelwood

By Tribune-Review 2:00 p.m.
Pittsburgh police say a 35-year-old woman was shot Monday in the knee in Hazelwood. The shooting happened about 11:35 a.m. in the 100 block of Flowers Avenue, Pittsburgh Public Safety Department spokeswoman Sonya Toler said. The victim, whose name was …

Forbes Avenue jeweler’s embedded sidewalk sign safely slides out to make way for Pittsburgh Playhouse project

By Tom Fontaine
Pittsburghers walked all over the DeRoy name for years, but those days are over. Contractors recently removed an “S.H. DeRoy” sign that had been embedded in ...

Poor infrastructure may hinder aid efforts in Nepal after earthquake

By Matthew Santoni
As organizations rush aid — some of it originating from Pittsburgh — to the victims of the deadly earthquake in Nepal, they will have ...

Senior at Pittsburgh’s CAPA school focuses spotlight on homeless students

By Mike Wereschagin
They stood silently, faces impassive, their young hands holding the cardboard signs of beggars in a place that once was sacred. An audience of about 100 ...

Allegheny County Council will have new look

By Aaron Aupperlee
New faces will make up almost a third of Allegheny County Council next year no matter what happens in the May 19 primary election. Four members ...

District 7 candidates for Pittsburgh council vow to protect poorer communities

By Bob Bauder
Pittsburgh City Council candidate La’Tasha D. Mayes promises to be a voice for the downtrodden if she’s elected. Deb Gross, who is running for reelection, said ...

NASA head tells Pitt grads their generation will ‘walk the face of Mars’

By Mike Wereschagin
Almost exactly 25 years ago, Charles Frank Bolden Jr. looked out his front window and waited. About 30 miles ahead, covering four and a half miles ...

Man in critical condition after Manchester shooting

By Matthew Santoni
A man was in critical condition Sunday night after a shooting in Manchester, authorities said. Allegheny County 911 supervisors said police and medics were called to Page Street at about 10 p.m. Public Safety spokeswoman Sonya Toler said police found a ...

Lawyers donate thousands of dollars to Pennsylvania Supreme Court race

By Melissa Daniels 12:17 p.m.
Attorneys are fortifying the high-stakes, multimillion-dollar Pennsylvania Supreme Court race with hundreds of thousands of dollars in direct campaign donations. At least $749,200 of the ...

Reports grim for Pennsylvania’s state-run veterans homes

By Walter F. Roche Jr.
In one state veterans home, health inspectors declared a state of imminent jeopardy because dementia patients wandered unattended in a dining area with potentially dangerous food and equipment. In another facility, a veteran who pleaded to be sent to an emergency ...

Fire caused $75,000 in damage to Beltzhoover playground

By Tony Raap
Pittsburgh fire officials are trying to determine what sparked a fire that caused at least $75,000 in damage to playground equipment in Beltzhoover. The fire broke out just after 3 p.m. Saturday near the Warrington Community Recreation Center, Public Safety …

Boy, 15, charged with firing shots in Brighton Heights

By Tribune-Review
Pittsburgh Police arrested a 15-year-old boy in Brighton Heights Saturday evening and charged him as an adult with shooting at a woman and her two sons Friday. Elijah Hanna, of Brighton Heights, had gotten into a fight with another male …

McKees Rocks fire displaces 2 residents

By Tribune-Review
Allegheny County fire marshals are investigating a fire that displaced two people in McKees Rocks on Sunday, authorities said. The fire was reported at about 11:30 ...

Man fatally shot in McKees Rocks identified

By Tribune-Review
The Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a man who was fatally shot Saturday in McKees Rocks. Justin Ballard, 26, of McKees Rocks was shot about 11:30 a.m. in Third Street Park at Progress and Amelia streets. He was …

Braddock man charged in fatal stabbing

By Matthew Santoni
A Braddock man was arrested for stabbing his ex’s cousin to death in Braddock Hills Sunday, authorities said. Darrell Carter, 61, was charged with homicide after police said he forced his way into a home on Illinois Avenue in Braddock …

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Allegheny Neighborhoods
Allegheny County sports complex at Montour Junction hits delays
Alumni organize Edgewood reunion
Revamp of old restaurant on tap in Franklin Park
‘Deer-proofing’ consultant coming to Mt. Lebanon
Neville Island cleanup effort needs volunteers
Your Carlynton
South Fayette dance marathon brings in more than $43K
PennDOT rolls out Parkway West weekend construction plan
Annual bike blessing in Carnegie gathers motorcycling faithful
New Heidelberg manager hired
Chartiers Valley student gets slot in FBI workshop
Your Cranberry
Northbound lane on Route 19 in Cranberry to close
Seneca Valley students excel in moot court competition
Seneca Valley grad returns to share secrets of her success
Waterline break to cause problems for evening commuters on Rt. 19 in Cranberry
Your Fox Chapel
Indiana Township couple face illegal prescription charges
Fox Chapel natives’ service brings a shine to area homes
Acoustic sounds to fill Aspinwall church
Saxonburg Blvd. in O’Hara open again after downed power lines cleaned up
Indiana Twp., O’Hara, Shaprsburg earn banner recognition
Your McKeesport
Mon-Yough communities pick up litter, collect recyclables during Great American Cleanup
Group strives to preserve memory of SS McKeesport
Special events planned as part of Kennywood’s 2015 season
Elizabeth Forward honors 6 for state Special Olympics medals
Some ONE Homestead housing units almost ready for occupancy
Your Monroeville
Allegheny County DA, Monroeville police team to reduce drug activity, violent crime
Pharmacy, drive-thru Chinese restaurant coming to Monroeville
Gateway uses attrition to nip budget deficit
North American Martyrs school plans runs for funds
Your North Hills
Ross 5K event, fun run to promote fitness for children
Committee picks plan to close Shaler Area's Jeffery Primary School
Restaurant takes action with cracked West View sidewalk
Education seminar to raise awareness of domestic violence
Longtime Ross building-code official fired by commissioners
Your Penn Hills
Penn Hills supports ‘Allegheny Blueway’ trail
Linton school performers hoist the magic in ‘Peter Pan’
Penn Hills tennis team scrapped for lack of interest, transportation issues
Serious injury reported in Penn Hills fire
Judge allows cash-strapped Penn Hills School District to borrow up to $18 million
Your Plum
Plum students protest orders to keep mum about sex cases
Protest planned Monday at Plum Borough High School
Plum school officials ignoring help, advocacy group’s chief says
First Amendment experts decry Plum authorities’ warning to students
Zappala fears sexual abuse of students common knowledge at Plum school
Your Sewickley
3 names added to Tuskegee Airmen Memorial in Sewickley
Foragers, foods supporters share secrets for Fern Hollow fundraiser
Bridge work could tie up Sewickley traffic
McDonald’s abandons plan for Edgeworth restaurant
Work set to begin on housing at site of former Country Inn
Your South Hills
Issues surround apartment complex
Trib recognition program celebrates young leaders in south, west area
Whitehall pool hours extended
Impact of cuts won’t be known right away
Noise from private practice track irks Baldwin Borough residents
Your Twin Boros (Oakmont, Verona)
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