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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 ...

Pittsburgh Zoo to be closed Saturday because of cold weather

The Pittsburgh Zoo & PPG Aquarium will not open Saturday due to frigid weather. The National Weather Service predicted a high temperature of about 11 degrees. ...

Ex-Councilman McCullough appeals theft conviction to PA 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 ...

Seneca Valley math teacher arrested on child pornography charge

Allegheny County investigators began talking to Jonathan Brecht in July about child pornography on his computer hard drive. On Thursday they charged him possession of ...

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

U.S. Marshals in Georgia on Thursday arrested a Wilmerding man wanted for the alleged rape of a local woman in November. Lawrence Jim Cook, 31, was ...

Westmoreland drug task force arrests 8 in roundup

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

Passenger traffic climbs at Pittsburgh International Airport

Regional travelers and the airline industry will see a new brand representing Pittsburgh International Airport in the coming months. The Allegheny County Airport Authority on ...

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 ...

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 ...