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Morning update: High school Gameplan, lead in fountains and escape rooms

A look at what's happening and what's coming up in Western Pennsylvania. Competition for online grocers Grocery delivery company Zing Basket launched service for ...

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 ...

Morning update: High school Gameplan, lead in fountains and escape rooms

A look at what's happening and what's coming up in Western Pennsylvania. Competition for online grocers Grocery delivery company Zing Basket launched service for ...

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 ...

Firefighters battle Unity blaze

Multiple fire companies battled an blaze in Unity early Thursday morning. According to a Westmoreland County emergency dispatch supervisor, the fire is an abandoned house on ...

Rostraver convenience store manager shot during armed robbery

Police are investigating an armed robbery Thursday morning at a Rostraver CoGo's along Route 51. WPXI-TV, the Trib's news partner, reports the store manager was shot ...

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 ...