Allegheny

Kasich's hometown of McKees Rocks disappointed by end of campaign

On the streets of McKees Rocks, John Kasich's hometown, voters were disappointed Wednesday that the Ohio governor had decided to suspend his campaign for the ...

UPMC pursues merger with Susquehanna Health

UPMC is again looking to expand by exploring a merger with Susquehanna Health, a four-hospital health system in north central Pennsylvania. Both health organizations announced Thursday ...

Nonprofits feel fallout of Day of Giving donation site's failure

Nonprofits across Western Pennsylvania scrambled Wednesday to reassure and retain confused donors, some of whom said they were overcharged amid technical problems that halted Day ...

Pittsburgh police chief says he needs to work to gain officers' trust

Pittsburgh police Chief Cameron McLay on Wednesday addressed what many perceive as a growing rift between his office and police officers, saying he needs to ...

Circus owners to fight proposal to ban wild animal entertainment in Pittsburgh

More than 60,000 people attended circus shows in Pittsburgh last year, said organizers who plan a three-ring opposition to a proposed city ban on wild ...

Pittsburgh police officer recounts trail of evidence in trial for Wolfe sisters' slayings

On a hunch he might spot more evidence by daylight than his colleagues did the night before, Pittsburgh police Officer Greg McGee visited the street ...

More than 200 rally against proposed cuts at Baldwin-Whitehall

More than 200 teachers, custodians, kitchen staffers and bus cleaners rallied on the steps of the Baldwin-Whitehall School District administrative offices Wednesday to save their ...

Port Authority promotes services to Spanish-speaking customers

Port Authority of Allegheny County recently launched a campaign to promote services available to Western Pennsylvania's growing Spanish-speaking population. "We want everyone who calls our county ...

1 wounded in Penn Hills shooting

At least one person was wounded Wednesday night in a shooting in Penn Hills, municipal police Chief Howard Burton said. The shooting happened just before 10:30 ...

Larimer man charged in overdose deaths

A man who sold fentanyl last winter is responsible for two overdose deaths and three nonfatal overdoses, federal prosecutors in Pittsburgh say. A federal grand jury ...

22 arrested in Coraopolis heroin bust

Authorities arrested 22 people early Wednesday in Coraopolis, the culmination of a three-month heroin investigation, Drug Enforcement Administration officials said. "The trafficking and abuse of ...

Starving, dead cats found in abandoned Brookline home

A dozen dead kittens and nearly 40 starving cats were found in an abandoned home in Brookline, according to an animal advocacy group. Officials removed the ...

Brashear High School high school shooter gets 12 to 30 years in prison

Allegheny County Common Pleas Court Judge Jill Rangos said she took into consideration the fact that Anjohnito Willet was only 17 when he attempted to ...

Garfield bicyclists hit by SUV, hospitalized

Two bicyclists were injured – one critically – when they were struck by an SUV Tuesday night in Pittsburgh's Garfield neighborhood. The incident happened just before ...

Giant Eagle recalls possibly Listeria-tainted sunflower seeds

Giant Eagle is recalling sunflower seeds sold at several Market District stores because of potential Listeria contamination. Supplier SunOpta told the grocer that the sunflower ...

Police identify second suspect in Wilkinsburg massacre

A motion by Allegheny County prosecutors to move a hearing in a drug case for security reasons indicates police now have two suspects in the ...

Homicide detective sets scene for start of East Liberty double murder trial

For more than nine hours over two days, detectives documented and collected evidence from the basement where sisters Susan and Sarah Wolfe were found dead ...

Pittsburgh police chief apologizes to officers for lack of marathon plans

Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto on Tuesday said he has full confidence in his police chief despite department gaffes that triggered grousing among the ranks. ...

Hiring Our Heroes job fair brings big veteran turnout to PNC Park

Paul Goldsmith served his country, working on a mechanic crew and maintenance detail in an Army field artillery group. On Tuesday, he used his status ...

'In God We Trust' bill advances in Pennsylvania Legislature

A battle is brewing over proposed legislation urging all Pennsylvania's public schools to display the national motto, "In God We Trust." On Tuesday, a bill dubbed ...


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