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These clowns aren't happy about Pittsburgh's proposed circus act ban

Pittsburgh City Council on Tuesday resembled a three-ring circus. More than 100 people crammed into a public hearing to argue for and against proposed legislation that ...

Conner's focus turns to football after learning he's cancer-free 

The days leading up to the PET scan that revealed the good news about Pitt running back James Conner's cancer were the most tense of ...

Bill Cosby ordered to stand trial in decade-old sex case

NORRISTOWN — She called him "Mr. Cosby" and considered him a trusted friend and mentor. But 20 minutes after Bill Cosby offered her three blue pills ...

Alcohol-laced sodas becoming more common on tap

Alcoholic soft drinks are brewing up a storm in the refreshment industry. Linda Nyman, a co-owner of Penn Brewery in the North Side, says the brewery's ...

Plum residents pack school board meeting

Nearly 200 people filled the Oblock Junior High School auditorium for Tuesday night's Plum school board meeting, as many discussed among themselves the harsh words ...

Lawmaker: Pa. should get rid of instant background check system for firearms

HARRISBURG – A state lawmaker on Tuesday told hundreds of gun advocates that Pennsylvania should abolish the state's instant background check system for firearm purchases. Rep. ...

Gov. Wolf asks Liquor Control Board to allow six-pack sales at gas stations

Gov. Tom Wolf waded into the ongoing debate Tuesday over where and how Pennsylvania consumers can buy six-packs of beer and other malt beverages. In ...

Auditor says Pennsylvania child abuse hotline plagued by problems

Nearly 42,000 calls to Pennsylvania's child abuse hotline went unanswered in 2015, an interim audit by state Auditor General Eugene DePasquale's office has found. The report, ...

Family of sisters murdered in Pittsburgh says grief is 'almost unbearable'

Susan and Sarah Wolfe were the "little girls" of their large, accomplished Iowa family, yet their presence and support meant so much to loved ones, ...

These clowns aren't happy about Pittsburgh's proposed circus act ban

Pittsburgh City Council on Tuesday resembled a three-ring circus. More than 100 people crammed into a public hearing to argue for and against proposed legislation that ...

Bill Cosby ordered to stand trial in decade-old sex case

NORRISTOWN — She called him "Mr. Cosby" and considered him a trusted friend and mentor. But 20 minutes after Bill Cosby offered her three blue pills ...

Spectra Energy completing repairs to Route 819 after explosion; road could reopen this weekend

The portion of state Route 819 that has been closed since the April 29 natural gas pipeline explosion in Salem Township is expected to reopen ...

Distemper outbreak closes Armstrong Co. animal shelter

Orphans of the Storm, Armstrong County's animal shelter, has closed due to an outbreak of canine distemper. Shelter boardmember Christine O'Donnell said several dogs and puppies ...