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Chesney fans flood the North Shore

By Katelyn Ferral and Bill Vidonic 4:40 p.m.
The party on the North Shore heated up Saturday afternoon, as tailgaters overcame brief bouts of rain with music and alcohol. Heavy rain, thunder and …

Former city police chief released from federal prison

By Bill Vidonic 4:41 p.m.
Former Pittsburgh police Chief Nate Harper was released from federal prison Friday, the Federal Bureau of Prisons reported. An employee at the Pekin Federal Correction …

Construction worker dies in Wilkinsburg

By Bill Vidonic 4:45 p.m.
Authorities are investigating how a construction worker died while performing repairs on an East Busway overpass in Wilkinsburg on Saturday. Sean Kelly was working for Gulisek Construction, based in Mt. Pleasant in Westmoreland County, about 8:20 a.m. at the busway …

Hazelwood Towers resident hospitalized after fire

By Tribune-Review 4:28 p.m.
A resident of Hazelwood Towers was injured in a fire and taken to UPMC Mercy early Saturday, a city public safety spokeswoman said. Firefighters arrived at the apartment building on Tecumseh Street around 12:30 a.m., according to Sonya Toler, to …

Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh asking Supreme Court to hear case

By Aaron Aupperlee
A challenge to the Affordable Care Act from two Western Pennsylvania Catholic dioceses has a strong chance of appearing before the U.S. Supreme Court, attorneys ...

Pittsburgh’s HealthyRide system begins launch Sunday

By Melissa Daniels
The 37-pound bikes in the Pittsburgh HealthyRide bike share system have puncture-proof tires, seven gears, an internal computer capable of unlocking the bike automatically and ...

Point Park graduate’s ‘mugshot’ photos hit nerve on racism

By Tom Fontaine
Seven young black men in graduation caps and gowns stare solemnly into the camera. They hold mugshot placards that list “charges,” including business management, ...

Fitzgerald, Wagner agree to set aside feuding for sake of Allegheny County

By Aaron Aupperlee
Bitter Allegheny County political rivals recently reassured of second terms have agreed to stop a feud that has polarized and paralyzed some work on Grant Street in recent years. County Executive Rich Fitzgerald and county Controller Chelsa Wagner had lunch ...

11 vying to temporarily fill Danko’s vacant seat on Allegheny County Council

By Aaron Aupperlee
Allegheny County Council members will interview 11 people vying to temporarily fill the seat left vacant by the death of Councilwoman Barbara Daly Danko. The deadline to apply for the seat was noon Friday. Interviews will be conducted behind closed ...

Medical examiner: Dormont man found near incline died of multiple injuries

By Tribune-Review
The Dormont man whose body was found near the Monongahela Incline that connects Station Square and Mt. Washington died of injuries to the head, trunk and extremities, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office said Friday. Ronald Yancoskie, 35, was last seen ...

Judge dismisses UPMC ‘data breach’ lawsuit

By Adam Brandolph
An Allegheny County judge has dismissed a class-action lawsuit against UPMC for a data breach last year that affected several thousand employees. The lawsuit claimed the health care giant left its employees vulnerable to attackers, allowing hackers to steal their private ...

Storms knock out power to several hundred in Western Pa.

By Michael Hasch
Brief but powerful storms complete with heavy downpours and gusty winds rolled through the region Friday afternoon and evening. “It missed most of the Pittsburgh area,” said Rihaan Gangat, a meteorologist for the National Weather Service station in Moon. “It …

Pittsburgh Police arrest man in turquoise socks they say robbed Oakland bank

By Tribune-reveiw
The turquoise socks may have given him away. Pittsburgh Police arrested a man they believe robbed a bank in Oakland Friday. Police say Vincent Reich, 34, of Aliquippa, Beaver County, walked into the Citizen’s Bank on Fifth Avenue at approximately …

Police charge third man in fatal shooting of teenager in Monroeville

By Gideon Bradshaw
Allegheny County Police have arrested a third man in connection with the fatal shooting of a teenager at a housing complex in Monroeville. Police charged Darnell Burks, 19, of Monroeville on Thursday with criminal homicide, robbery, criminal conspiracy, receiving stolen ...

Homicide by vehicle trial of Munhall man Brezicky closes; verdict Monday

By Katishi Maake
An Allegheny County judge said he will render his verdict Monday in the trial of a Munhall man accused of driving drunk and crashing his SUV, killing his friend nearly two years ago. Prosecutors said John Brezicky, 34, had ...

Inmate assaults Westmoreland County sheriff’s deputy at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital

By Katishi Maake
A Westmoreland County sheriff’s deputy was stabbed in the back of the neck by an inmate undergoing medical care at UPMC Presbyterian Hospital, University of Pittsburgh Police say. Jason Millward, 22, of Penn Hills removed an oxygen valve from ...

Pittsburgh police arrest Carrick man for Allentown playground shooting

By Jason Cato
A Carrick man wanted for skipping out on bail in three cases is sitting in the Allegheny County Jail after Pittsburgh police arrested him Thursday ...

Allegheny Intermediate Unit to distribute $530,000 in STEAM grants to 28 school districts

By Katherine Schaeffer
The Allegheny Intermediate Unit’s Center for Creativity announced Friday it will distribute $530,000 in STEAM grants to 28 school districts in Allegheny, Beaver, Greene, Lawrence, Mercer, Washington and Westmoreland counties. The Chevron Corporation, the Claude Worthington Benedum and the Grable Foundations ...

Newsmaker: Ursula Payne

By Rick Wills
Noteworthy: Payne, a Slippery Rock University professor of dance and head of the school’s dance department, has received a $6,000 grant to teach and perform ...

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Allegheny Neighborhoods
Project aims to control feral cat population in Pittsburgh area
Upper St. Clair development in commissioners’ hands
Some Mt. Lebanon residents want to pay per trash bag
Bethel Park tax hike under limit set by Pa.
Basketball tourney fundraiser to continue in memory of North Allegheny athlete
Your Carlynton
Stories of the past come to life at Carnegie Historical Society
Carnegie motorcycle rental business offers ‘travel experience’
Chartiers Valley remembers those who gave their lives
Rennerdale artist displays years of work in Loretto museum
Green Tree officials search for new police chief
Your Cranberry
300 units on 47 Cranberry acres near starting point
Cranberry-based gymnast soars to great heights
Rowan second-grader’s proposal keeps students from feeling alone
Your Fox Chapel
Write-in votes to determine Aspinwall primary winners
More electronic books to join traditional counterparts in Fox Chapel Area classrooms
Lower Valley observes Memorial Day with parades, services
Your McKeesport
Buena Vista pool anticipates its best season
Wheelchair-bound kids get into the swing at White Oak playground
Trail construction to begin in Versailles
Grant to fund discovery room for Duquesne youngsters
McKeesport alternative education students will move as academy closes
Your Monroeville
Police charge third man in fatal shooting of teenager in Monroeville
U.S. Marshals task force arrests homicide suspect in Monroeville
Area volunteer firemen to undergo background checks
Gateway may lay off 8 teachers
Monroeville zoning board decision may hinge on definition of ‘family’
Your North Hills
Ross commissioners recommend mall plan
Photo Gallery: Posture improvement at the Northland Public Library
Photo Gallery: Ross Elementary Field Day
Most candidates endorsed by anti-Wal-Mart group don’t win primary
Proposed North Allegheny budget calls for tax hike
Your Penn Hills
Penn Hills School District preliminary budget includes tax hike, loan
Police charge third man in fatal shooting of teenager in Monroeville
Penn Hills votes to sell, lease vacant school space
Mt. Hope Presbyterian expands ‘Wednesdays on the Lawn’ with farmer’s market
Your Plum
Plum teacher, held for trial, vows to fight witness intimidation charge
Plum schools, dealing with sex scandal, to form panel in June
Live coverage tonight of Plum school board meeting
No increase slated in Plum school tax bill — for now
Your Sewickley
Fern Hollow Nature Center puts out feelers for additional funding
Brave young student at heart of ‘Kiss Cancer Goodbye’ celebration
Arthritis Foundation to honor Pirates announcer Brown
Quaker Valley residents will pay $43.80 more a year
Sewickley grants earmarked for library, community center, swimming pool
Your South Hills
Brentwood Borough birthday event a big hit with students
Brentwood EMS has new deal with borough for emergency services
Thomas Jefferson problem solvers ready for international event
Brentwood officials approve new HVAC equipment for building
Brentwood to offer ALICE training to community
Your Twin Boros (Oakmont, Verona)
Break-ins reported in Oakmont