Allegheny

Pokemon Go players banned from Allegheny Health Network facilities

Pokemon Go is a no-go at all Allegheny Health Network facilities. The seven-hospital system contacted Niantic, the manufacturer of the popular augmented reality game, demanding that ...

House fire reported in North Braddock

Firefighters have brought a blaze in North Braddock under control. An Allegheny County emergency dispatch supervisor said the house is located on Cliff Street. The fire ...

Questions swirl over new PWSA director's firing from previous job

The newly hired head of the Pittsburgh Water & Sewer Authority told officials that he resigned from a similar job in South Carolina, but a ...

OpenStreets moves to Pittsburgh's North Side, West End

OpenStreetsPGH will wrap up its 2016 summer programming Sunday by bringing the popular bike- and pedestrian-friendly event to Pittsburgh's North Side and West End. After taking ...

Clinton to speak at Pittsburgh convention center Saturday afternoon

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign has announced details of her stop Saturday in Pittsburgh. She and her running mate, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, will speak ...

1 dead after vehicle crashes into East Hills building

A man died when his car crashed into a convenience store in Pittsburgh's East Hills neighborhood early Thursday, according to police. The crash happened shortly after ...

4 children hurt when slide deflates at Pittsburgh convention center

An inflatable slide deflated at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center on Thursday afternoon, injuring four children, authorities said. Paramedics responded for a report of one ...

$1M Powerball ticket sold in Bethel Park

Someone bought a winning Powerball ticket worth $1 million in Bethel Park, falling one number short Wednesday night of winning a giant jackpot of the ...

Victim in critical condition after being shot in head in Stowe

A man was shot and critically wounded in Stowe on Thursday night. The shooting happened about 8:40 p.m. outside a home in the 800 block of ...

Allegheny Valley Railroad files federal lawsuit to claim tract in Verona

An Oakmont railroad company wants a federal judge to declare that it has dibs on 7.5 acres in Verona that the borough wants, according to ...

Newsmaker: Charles Blocksidge

Noteworthy: Blocksidge has been appointed chair of the Kutztown University Council of Trustees. Age: 73 Residence: Robinson Family: ...

Pittsburgh chief McLay said he broke no rules in DNC appearance

Pittsburgh Police Chief Cameron McLay never mentioned Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in his five-minute convention address Tuesday night, but a union leader says his ...

Pittsburgh hospitals get low marks in Medicare's new ratings

Four of Pittsburgh's biggest-name hospitals received below-average scores on new quality ratings the federal government released Wednesday. Allegheny General Hospital, the North Side flagship of Allegheny ...

Suspect in gate-ramming had visited Pittsburgh office of FBI

A man accused of intentionally plowing his construction truck Tuesday through a security gate at the FBI's Pittsburgh headquarters on the South Side stopped at ...

Carnegie Mellon professor gets $1.1M to secure appliances

How secure is your toaster? It's a question you're probably not asking now, but one that Vyas Sekar, an assistant professor in Carnegie Mellon ...

Plum school board mum on investigation

Plum Borough School District residents want to know when an independent investigation by Levin Law Group will be complete and how much it costs. District officials ...

Pittsburgh board sets policy for community schools

The Pittsburgh Public Schools board on Wednesday approved a policy that will serve as a broad guideline for establishing community schools. A community school ...

Ross Park Mall guard accidentally shot friend at mall, police say

A security guard at Ross Park Mall was loading his gun when he accidentally shot a friend in the buttocks, police said Wednesday. The guard was ...

PWSA hires new executive director

The Pittsburgh Water and Sewer Authority board of directors on Wednesday voted unanimously to hire a county administrator from Virginia with experience in water and ...

UPMC, others to pay government $2.5 million in Medicare billing case

UPMC and three related entities have agreed to pay the United States $2.5 million to partly settle a 2012 lawsuit claiming they deliberately overbilled federal ...


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