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Can Pitt join college basketball's blue bloods?

When Kevin Stallings considered an offer this spring to become the next Pitt men's basketball coach, he asked athletic director Scott Barnes whether the Panthers ...

Westinghouse 'optimistic' as it receives Wilkinsburg pupils

Tyvone Stewart dragged himself out of bed Friday morning for an optional half-day at Westinghouse Academy, where the school year officially begins Monday. "I came today ...

Toomey-McGinty race among most hotly contested

Political campaigns, parties and outside groups spent nearly $27 million to air 25,000 television ads about Pennsylvania's hotly contested U.S. Senate race through mid-August, a ...

Food banks seek gifts, volunteers

Poultry, cheese and "just about everything," are among James Allen's favorites at East End Cooperative Ministry's food pantry in East Liberty. "It's nutritionally good, and it ...

1 dead in wreck on Westinghouse Bridge

One person was killed in a crash on the Westinghouse Bridge early Saturday. Allegheny County spokeswoman Amie Downs said no information was available yet on the ...

DA to seek death penalty in Wilkinsburg massacre

The Allegheny County District Attorney's Office announced Friday it will seek the death penalty if Cheron "C-Wiz" Shelton and Robert "Milhous" Thomas are convicted in ...

Food banks seek gifts, volunteers

Poultry, cheese and "just about everything," are among James Allen's favorites at East End Cooperative Ministry's food pantry in East Liberty. "It's nutritionally good, and it ...

Lawsuit seeks injunction to prevent release of dirty emails report

A lawsuit seeking to block release of a report detailing dirty emails sent on Office of Attorney General computers reveals that the report prepared by ...

Investigators identify body found in burned out car in Penn Hills

Three months after authorities found a body inside a burned-out car in Penn Hills, Allegheny County forensic investigators on Friday said they identified the victim ...

Strip District man accused of sexually assaulting teens

Pittsburgh police arrested a Strip District man on charges that he sexually assaulted two juvenile teens at his apartment. Ralph Richard Ruprecht, 50, was charged Thursday ...

East End police chase in ends with crash, arrest

Pittsburgh police arrested a Lincoln-Lemington man late Thursday after a car chase through three city neighborhoods ended in a crash. Aaron Wakefield, 22, is charged with ...

Judge reduces damages in U.S. Steel disability lawsuit

A federal judge Friday reduced a $5.5 million verdict against U.S. Steel to $850,000 because of state and federal law limits on damages in disability ...

Roadwork to affect traffic on Parkway West near airport

Roadwork on the Parkway West in Findlay and Moon is set to begin Saturday, and a lane crossover near the airport will be in place ...