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Refugees can help rebuild Pittsburgh, Peduto tells summit guests

Critics have called Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto a traitor and worse for his stance on wanting to resettle Syrian refugees in the city, but the ...

Western Pennsylvania jumping with fish fries — check out the Trib's map

Friday fish fry events during Lent are expected to draw thousands of hungry customers from across Western Pennsylvania starting this week. Lent begins on Ash Wednesday ...

2 girls, both 15, killed in shooting at Phoenix-area high school

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Two students were shot and killed Friday at a high school in the Phoenix suburb of Glendale but the danger at the ...

Western Pa. farmers offer insight on what to plant in 2016

Last summer, Chris and Jennifer Brenckle were raving about a sauce tomato they love. 'Gilbertie' is an heirloom paste tomato that has more flavor than ...

Ex-Councilman McCullough appeals theft conviction to Pennsylvania Superior Court

Former Allegheny County Councilman Chuck McCullough is appealing his theft conviction, according to a notice filed Friday. The one-paragraph notice says McCullough, convicted on five counts ...

Kane gets 2 weeks to give ethics board Justice Eakin emails

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania's judicial ethics court has given Attorney General Kathleen Kane two weeks to produce material for a pending disciplinary case against Supreme Court ...

Wilmerding rape suspect caught in Georgia

A man accused of a November rape and assault in Wilmerding has been arrested in Georgia, according to Allegheny County police. Lawrence Jim Cook, 31, was ...

Westmoreland drug task force arrests 8 in drug roundup

The Westmoreland County Drug Task Force arrested eight suspected drug dealers from central and eastern Westmoreland County Friday morning. Latrobe Police Chief James Bumar said the ...

Passenger traffic climbs at Pittsburgh International Airport

Passenger traffic at Pittsburgh International Airport increased 1.6 percent in 2015 compared to the prior year. The airport served more than 8.12 million passengers compared to ...

Hempfield middle school student diagnosed with whooping cough

Hempfield Area school officials have notified parents that a middle school student has been diagnosed with whooping cough. In a letter posted on the district website ...

Temps near, below zero prompt Western Pennsylvania advisory

Temperatures forecast to be near or below zero have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a wind chill advisory in Western Pennsylvania. Friday's high was ...

Banksville woman arrested in connection with 4 robberies

Pittsburgh police have arrested a Banksville woman in connection with a string of robberies in the Banksville Road corridor. Melissa Santoro, 28, held up a ...

Man wanted in Wilkins shooting turns himself in

A man accused of shooting and critically wounding his cousin at a Wilkins apartment complex turned himself in Thursday. Timothy Chris Brown, 27, of Wilkins is ...