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Pair celebrates 76th anniversary, receives papal blessing certificate

Dante and Mary Leta Tabacchi have been married so long, they've even impressed the Pope. The Tabacchis, of West Deer, celebrate their 76th wedding anniversary today ...

Whitehall refugees staging fashion show to share native cultures

Daruka Nyuon strutted across the dreary, cluttered porch at her Whitehall housing complex in her vibrant purple, orange and green dashiki, a traditional African dress ...

41 dead in Istanbul airport attack; Turkish government blames IS

ISTANBUL — Suicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 41 people and wounded hundreds at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport, apparently targeting Turkey's crucial tourism ...

Hempfield natural gas filling station touts 'green'

Export Fuel Co. has taken a million-dollar gamble that firms with trucking fleets will invest in vehicles that run on compressed natural gas, a fuel ...

CCAC gives president raise amid questions about de-registration policy

Community College of Allegheny County board members approved a new contract and a $20,000 raise for college President Quintin Bullock during a special board meeting ...

Former Cranberry businessman wanted for tax evasion

The Internal Revenue Service is asking the public for help in locating a former Cranberry resident and business owner who is wanted on 17 counts ...

NCAA wants to question 2 1970s-era Sandusky accusers

HARRISBURG — The NCAA wants to question two men who claim they were sexually abused in the 1970s by former Penn State assistant football coach ...

Shooting in Clairton claims 51-year-old man

A Clairton area man suffered multiple gunshot wounds following an incident Tuesday evening at the Marion Circle Housing Complex in Clairton, according to the Allegheny ...

Pa. House approves $31.5 billion budget; Senate next

HARRISBURG — A proposed state budget cleared its first hurdle Tuesday night, but still has a ways to go before the cash begins to ...

West Deer man critical after house fire

A West Deer man is in critical condition from injuries he suffered escaping his burning home Wednesday morning. George Liko, of 102 Wagon Wheel Lane, which ...

Firefighters battle West Newton blaze

Numerous fire departments battled a house fire in West Newton. The fire began just before 7 a.m. Wednesday on North Third Street, according to a Westmoreland ...

Plum School Board OKs $65.2 million budget, 3 percent tax increase

The Plum School Board on Tuesday approved its $65.2 million budget and a 3 percent property tax increase. The board voted 6-3 with board members ...

2 teens to be charged with arson for Braddock fire

Two teenage boys will be charged with arson for setting a fire that destroyed a detached garage Tuesday in Braddock, borough fire Chief Tom Petrovic ...

41 dead in Istanbul airport attack; Turkish government blames IS

ISTANBUL — Suicide attackers armed with guns and bombs killed 41 people and wounded hundreds at Istanbul's busy Ataturk Airport, apparently targeting Turkey's crucial tourism ...