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Legislature OKs state budget; critics say it's not balanced

HARRISBURG — Meeting a midnight deadline, the GOP-dominated General Assembly on Thursday approved a $31.6 billion state budget, even with critics saying it's out of balance ...

W.Pa. grad dies in nation's 1st self-driving car fatality

When Joshua D. Brown returned to a Fayette County campground this spring to install wireless cameras, he arrived in a self-driving Tesla, said Tracy Czambel, ...

Jeannette in running for redevelopment funds through DCED

An infusion of funds could be coming Jeannette's way as part of a concerted state effort to make an impact in communities with strong leadership. "It's ...

Oakland Catholic grad Polk earns spot on Olympic rowing team

Oakland Catholic graduate Amanda Polk did a lot of soul searching about whether to continue her career after failing to make the U.S. Olympic rowing ...

Allegheny County probation officer charged with coercing nude pictures from parolees

An Allegheny County probation officer is accused of coercing several of his parolees to perform sex acts and send him nude pictures of themselves. The Allegheny ...

Legislature OKs state budget; critics say it's not balanced

HARRISBURG — Meeting a midnight deadline, the GOP-dominated General Assembly on Thursday approved a $31.6 billion state budget, even with critics saying it's out of balance ...

W.Pa. grad dies in nation's 1st self-driving car fatality

When Joshua D. Brown returned to a Fayette County campground this spring to install wireless cameras, he arrived in a self-driving Tesla, said Tracy Czambel, ...

Shaler police nab suspected burglar

A suspected burglar armed with a loaded handgun was nabbed Thursday by Shaler police as he tried to flee from a home they say he ...

Senate votes to nix statute of limitations on child sexual abuse cases

The state Senate unanimously passed a bill Thursday that would overhaul Pennsylvania's statute of limitations for child sexual abuse cases. After weeks of debate and the ...

Pa. Senate confirms Allegheny County deputy DA as new judge

The Pennsylvania State Senate on Wednesday confirmed Allegheny County Deputy District Attorney David Spurgeon for a vacant seat on the Allegheny County Court of Common ...

Man at center of 'Serial' podcast granted new trial

BALTIMORE — After spending 16 years in prison for the killing of his former high school girlfriend, a man at the center of popular podcast ...

Pittsburgh sex offender gets life for 'third strike' offense

A Sheraden man was the first sex offender in Allegheny County sentenced to life in prison under the state's "three-strike" law Thursday, authorities said. Jurors convicted ...

Franklin Regional teacher charged with lewd acts at O'Hara home

A Franklin Regional School District teacher has been charged after police say neighbors recorded videos of him performing a sexual act on his back porch. Jeff ...