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Mysteries, locked rooms drive latest escape room craze

The doors shut, the lights dim and the clock is already ticking. For some, being locked in a room with 10 strangers and given an ...

Zing Basket launches grocery delivery service for Pittsburgh area

Melinda Freed got a sneak peek at what the future of grocery shopping in Pittsburgh could be. She tested Zing Basket on Tuesday, and the ...

Area family, friends grieve for Italy earthquake victims

Maria Palmieri's family doesn't live in Amatrice, but she said they still felt the tremors of a magnitude-6.2 earthquake that hit central Italy, reduced three ...

Firestorm grows over price hikes on EpiPen

The outrage over skyrocketing prices for lifesaving allergy drug EpiPen ratcheted up Wednesday as presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, lawmakers and others joined the chorus of ...

State to increase oversight of charter schools

A new division of the Pennsylvania Department of Education will provide financial oversight of charter schools, among other things, Gov. Tom Wolf announced Wednesday. The ...

Lead levels prompt Pittsburgh Public Schools to replace handful of water fountains

Pittsburgh Public Schools replaced about a dozen drinking fountains in its schools this summer because they tested positive for elevated levels of lead, a toxin ...

Urban Redevelopment Authority seeks $8 million to buy vacant Pittsburgh schools

Pittsburgh's Urban Redevelopment Authority is seeking an $8 million state grant to purchase all of the Pittsburgh Public School District's vacant buildings, but the plan ...

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust steps up security efforts for Downtown events

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust — the city's largest overseer of arts performances and one of Downtown's largest landowners — is stepping up security efforts and ...

3 Hazelwood homes damaged in intense fire

Pittsburgh fire crews battled heavy flames and smoke Wednesday at three homes in Hazelwood. The four-alarm fire broke about 2:40 p.m. on Lytle Street, Public ...

Mt. Lebanon man accused of groping woman on plane waives hearing

A Mt. Lebanon man accused of groping a sleeping woman during a flight from Las Vegas to Pittsburgh waived his right to preliminary hearing Wednesday. The ...

Slippery Rock man ID'd as crash victim

Authorities identified a man killed Tuesday in a motorcycle crash in Butler County as Daniel Yarington, 66, of Slippery Rock. Yarington's Honda motorcycle struck the side ...

Jury to deliberate another day in trial of Wilkinsburg mom accused of killing daughter

After a full day of deliberations, jurors in the case of a Wilkinsburg woman accused of killing her 3-year-old daughter still did not reach a ...

Crash closes Second Avenue and 10th Street Bridge in Pittsburgh

Parts of Second Avenue and the 10th Street Bridge were closed Wednesday afternoon in Pittsburgh's Bluff neighborhood following a crash near the Armstrong Tunnels. According to ...